From being tortured in one of the country's most harrowing detention camps to fleeing to Manchester, Park's journey shines light on secretive regime
The congress is the first event of its kind in 36 years
Worker’s Party of Korea takes a number of drastic measures to step up security ahead of its first congress in 36 years
62-year-old Kim Dong Chul has been sentenced to 10 years of hard labour
Mr Trump previously said Japan and South Korea should arm themselves with nuclear weapons
South Korean officials estimate the test could come before its party congress in early May
Launch comes as the two Koreas trade threats amid Pyongyang's anger over annual South Korean-US military drills
'North Korea is likely to venture a launch on the occasion of Kim il-Sung's birthday,' source tells news agency
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'