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
'Japan is better if it protects itself against this maniac of North Korea'
'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
'We will have to chew the roots of plants once again'
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'
Friday's launch follows Kim's recent order for tests of a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads
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
The former cross-Channel hovercraft may be facing the scrapheap, but there's still a future for these go-anywhere workhorses
Otto Warmbier has been sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour after being convicted of subversion