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UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

11 Diciembre 2017, 09:53 | Faron Santos

Kim Jong Un visits Mount Paektu in Ryanggang

Kim Jong Un visits Mount Paektu in Ryanggang

While service officials describe the move as a routine deployment, called a Theater Security Package, the current tensions with North Korea are by no means lost on the Air Force and other Pentagon planners - who are preparing to demonstrate F-35 power, technology and combat readiness in a series of upcoming exercises.

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, was on a visit to Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK, commonly known as North Korea, from December 5 to December 8.

Bitcoin's soaring price, which shows no sign of slowing down, is making it increasingly attractive to hackers in North Korea.

Speculation has driven up the price of the virtual currency - which is bought and sold anonymously online - by 1,500% this year.

The joint exercises, which will begin Monday, will be the sixth time the three nations have shared missile-tracking information.

A defector from North Korea, now living in South Korea shouts slogan during a anti North Korea rally on September 8, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.

Separately, Nikki R. Haley, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, said over the weekend that the United States would send a full delegation of athletes to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February.

Trump in August promised to respond to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions with "fire and fury like the world has never seen".

"Any country that does not take care of its people ends up in conflict", said Haley.

Onodera sought Russia's cooperation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations, saying Moscow has "big clout" with North Korea.

The missile that they launched not too long ago was much stronger than the one we had seen before.

"But to be clear, China can do more". The recent photos demonstrate him looking out into the distance from the top of the mountain while his associates show him around.

In 2009, 2,900 refugees arrived.

"But sanctions may be adversely affecting this essential help", he told a special Security Council meeting on human rights in North Korea. The downturn could be a result of increased enforcement and patrols in North Korea, especially China, experts said.

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