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N Korea economy hit hard by sanction

WT24 Desk North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea’s central bank estimated on Friday, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard, ...

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‘Gunfights’ kill 3 in 2 districts

WT24 Desk Three suspected drug traders were killed in reported gunfights with law enforcement agency men in Chattogram and Cumilla districts early Friday, reports UNB. Among the deceased, one was identified as Khorshed Alam alias Kana Khorshed, 48, son of ...

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Asia stocks mostly gain despite trade war fears

WT24 Desk HONG KONG – Asian markets largely advanced Thursday, with investor confidence rising as the US Federal Reserve chief offered an upbeat assessment of the economy despite concerns about a global trade war, AFP reports.. In his second day of congressional testimony ...

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