Aside from violations in Venezuela and Iran, the report cites China for Uighur detentions, but critics say it neglects the abuse of women's reproductive rights.
Experts say gap at Hanoi summit between Washington’s demand on denuclearization and Pyongyang’s demand on relief could mean even tougher economic conditions for North Koreans.
Comments come as North Korea, US harden positions after Vietnam summit.
A Vietnamese fishing boat capsized near a contested, Chinese-controlled islet last week, Vietnam blames China for ramming it.
National security adviser John Bolton says US monitors North Korea 'constantly,' but refuses to assess commercial satellite imagery suggesting Pyongyang assembling a new rocket.
The Philippine foreign secretary called on Friday for US support in modernizing the military, which ranks as the world's 63rd strongest.
Multiple sources have reported that North Korea has restored part of missile launch site it had begun to dismantle after pledging to do so at Singapore summit with US President Donald Trump last year.
Lawmakers hope for pact with Pyongyang, but endorse Trump's walk-out at Hanoi summit with Kim.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang appealed in a March 5 work report for China-Taiwan unification.
US secretary of state optimistic a deal can be reached to end trade spat with China that has hurt US farmers, but analysts are skeptical.
The U.S. has announced it is suspending two major military drills with South Korea that have been held annually.
China's Foreign Ministry urged Canada to immediately release Huawei's CFO and let her return home in safety.