The 22 women are the first crop to be taken on after new rules this year which further closed the military gender gap
Last year, North Korea made military service compulsory for women for the first time
If confirmed these trials could mark yet another military milestone in a busy year for the secretive state
Deployment comes one day after US serviceman killed in an Isis rocket attack
US and South Korean troops are practising how to storm beaches in their 'largest ever' joint military drill
The weapon has 'reduced ricochet, limited collateral damage' features
The plane is a concept for now, but it could begin flight tests by 2018
There have been 2,624 nuclear explosions since the technology was developed
In the 2000s, the Pentagon spent $51.2 billion on 15 major programmes 'without any fielded systems to show for it'
The nine nations have around 16,300 nuclear weapons, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Russia is in the middle of a multi-billion pound overhaul of its military
Veterans downplay and hide their pain from family and friends as they struggle to understand their symptoms, report suggests
Three of Britain's most successful credit unions have joined forces to offer the service to the military and help keep them out of the clutches of predatory payday lenders
The three men were convicted of accosting three teenager girls in Cambridge city centre in 2014
The annual pillow fight is designed to help cadets build camaraderie and blow off steam
On 8 October, 2011, Corporal Anne-Marie Ellement, a soldier in the Royal Military Police (RMP), was with friends and family celebrating her 30th birthday in a Chinese restaurant close to her family home in Bournemouth.