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  • Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record

    GENEVA (AP) - North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North Korea's government made a "devoted effort for the good of the people" and "human

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  • Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record

    North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to “crimes.” Ambassador Han Tae Song said “human rights violations, in whatever form, are intolerable.”

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  • New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement

    Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise on easing sanctions, analysts said.

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  • Trump’s top diplomat says he’s ready for better ties with Moscow

    Moscow and Washington's top diplomats said Tuesday it was time to build better ties, ahead of the highest-level bilateral talks in nearly a year as President Vladimir Putin hosts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. US President Donald Trump's top diplomat arrived in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi amid a raft of disagreements, from arms control to the raging Venezuela and Iran crises. Pompeo's visit to Russia -- his first as Secretary of State

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