Free Press Journal
  • Mass grave found in Mexico

    Mexico City: At least nine bodies have been recovered from a mass grave in Tumbiscatio, a municipality in Mexico’s troubled state of Michoacan, media reports said Friday.

  • Ebola

    WHO to unveil response plan for Ebola

    United Nations: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it will unveil a response plan to deal with the current Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa.

  • SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight

    Washington:  A SpaceX rocket exploded in midair during a test flight, though no one was injured, as the company seeks to develop a spacecraft that can return to Earth and be used again.

  • Nearly 200,000 killed since start of Syrian crisis: UN

    United Nations:  The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, Friday said that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria between March 2011 and April 2014, saying that the ongoing fighting there “has dropped off the international radar”.

  • Hamas attack kills boy in Israel

    Jerusalem: A four-year-old boy was killed Friday evening by a mortar attack on southern Israel by Hamas, authorities said.

  • Firing in Jammu by pakistan

    2 killed in heavy Pak shelling on 22 border posts, 13 hamlets

    Jammu:  In a major escalation, Pakistani troops today indulged in heavy “unprovoked” shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others including a BSF jawan along the International Border in Jammu sector.

  • Cuban fishermen discover ancient artifacts

    Havana:  Fishermen in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck.

  • Feeling bad at work can be a good thing: Study

    London: Contrary to popular belief, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes, a new study suggests.

  • Talk to celebrities at Emmy Awards with Facebook app

    New York:  Facebook has teamed up with entertainment show “Access Hollywood” to launch an app that will connect fans with their favourite celebrities in real time during the 66th Emmy Awards nights Aug 25.

  • Fish and coral can smell bad neighbourhoods

    Washington:  Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighbourhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in damaged reefs, scientists say.

  • Want a perfect selfie? Try this ‘perfume bottle’

    New York: For fashion-loving teenage girls who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottle-look camera that can be a perfect bag accessory.

  • Two IS militants arrested in Morocco

    Rabat:  Two Islamic State (IS) militants, who were planning to leave for training camps in Syria and Iraq, were arrested in Morocco, the interior ministry said.

  • Four day international film festival held in Kashmir

    Srinagar: In a bid to revive the theatre and film culture in the Valley, a four day international film festival was held here in the SKICC auditorium in Srinagar.

  • Four killed inside Honduran prison

    Tegucigalpa: Four men serving pre-trial detention at Honduras’ National Penitentiary were fatally shot by a fellow inmate.