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UN Vote on Rights Abuses Keeps Pressure on North Korea

North Korea has denounced a U.N. Security Council vote on Monday to address human rights abuses in the country. The vote increases international pressure on North Korea’s leaders. Given the angry reaction so far from Pyongyang, it could also escalate the possibility of confrontation.  The vote to put North Korean human rights violations on the U.N. Security Council’s agenda was passed despite objections from China and Russia. An angry North Korea refused to recognize the meeting....

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