Latest News Wires UN push against North Korea on human rights moves forward

The mere possibility that its leader could be targeted by prosecutors has put North Korean officials, once dismissive of human rights issues, on edge.

By , Associated Press

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The world's boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong-un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity moved forward Tuesday at the United Nations, where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests.