The state news agency said that the Kim Jong Un was delighted as the 'high-power' rocket engine spewed out 'huge flames with (a) deafening boom'
Last year, North Korea made military service compulsory for women for the first time
Coal, iron, gold and titanium are among the resources that will be banned
Mossack Fonseca worked with 33 individuals or companies who have been placed under sanctions by the US Treasury
The crackdown will make it easier for foreigners to share information about North Korea with the outside world
'Of great importance to both of us is North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, which threatens the security and stability of the region'
Kang Chol-hwa says he was hit and tortured - and forced to watch public executions
The reports open North Korea to claims of hypocrisy as it has been vocal in its professed hatred of the US and regularly threatens to enact nuclear destruction of the country
'Choose, United States. Whether the country called United States continues to exist in this planet depends on your choice'
If confirmed these trials could mark yet another military milestone in a busy year for the secretive state
Three days ago, North Korea launched its first medium-range missile since 2014
'If they destroy even a blade of grass in our inviolable territory, I will strike the hordes of the puppet military with a deadly baptism of fire'
South Korea said the missile flew 800 kilometres before crashing off the North's east coast
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says punishment is politically motivated
Operations in total involve about 17,000 US troops, along with 300,000 of their South Korean counterparts
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