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Call for sanctions against North Korea over abuses

The United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses, the head of a special UN inquiry said yesterday. "More monitoring and engagement alone cannot suffice in the face of crimes that shock the conscience of humanity," Michael Kirby said in New York... Read More

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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