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U.N. inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

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UNITED NATIONS - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.

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U.N. inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court 12:23am BST

UNITED NATIONS - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.

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North Korean embassy complains to UK after salon mocks leader's hair 16 Apr 2014

LONDON - North Korea failed to see the joke when a London hair salon used a picture of its leader Kim Jong Un to try to attract more customers and has written to Britain's Foreign Office asking it to stop what it calls a "provocation".

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U.S., China in 'productive' talks after North Korea test threat 16 Apr 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States and China have held "productive" talks on North Korea, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to conduct a new type of nuclear test.

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U.S., China in 'productive' talks after North Korea test threat 16 Apr 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States and China have held "productive" talks on North Korea, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to conduct a new type of nuclear test.

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U.S., in nod to Tokyo, to send more ships to Japan, prods China 06 Apr 2014

TOKYO - The United States moved on Sunday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defence ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high level trip to warn China against abusing its "great power."

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U.S., in nod to Tokyo, to send more ships to Japan, prods China 06 Apr 2014

TOKYO - The United States moved on Sunday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defense ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high level trip to warn China against abusing its "great power."

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Japan to intercept any North Korea missile deemed a threat 05 Apr 2014

TOKYO - Japan will strike any North Korean ballistic missile that threatens to hit Japan in the coming weeks after Pyongyang recently fired medium-range missiles, a government source said on Saturday.

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Japan ready to intercept any North Korea missile deemed a threat 05 Apr 2014

TOKYO - Japan will strike any North Korean ballistic missile that threatens to hit Japan in the coming weeks after Pyongyang recently fired medium-range missiles, a government source said on Saturday.

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North Korea tells world 'wait and see' on new nuclear test 05 Apr 2014

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea said on Friday that the world would have to "wait and see" when asked for details of "a new form" of nuclear test it threatened to carry out after the United Nations Security Council condemned Pyongyang's recent ballistic missile launch.