Free Press Journal
  • Syria the world most dangerous place for health workers: WHO

    Geneva: Syria was the most dangerous place for health care workers to operate last year, ahead of other conflict zones like the Palestinian territories, and Yemen, the World Health Organization said today.

  • Rescuers retrieve body of Dutch climber who died on Everest

    Kathmandu: A helicopter today retrieved the body of a Dutch climber who died last week on Mount Everest, while attempts were being made to retrieve the bodies of two other climbers and to locate two more who went missing on the world’s tallest mountain.

  • Muslim mob attacks Christian homes in Egyptian province

    Cairo: A Muslim mob ransacked and torched seven Christian homes in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to a statement by the local Orthodox Coptic church.

  • Saudi man shoots doctor for assisting his wife’s delivery

    Dubai: An unidentified Saudi man shot and injured a male gynaecologist who helped his wife deliver a baby at the King Fahad hospital in the Kingdom’s capital Riyadh. According to media reports, the father of the newborn went to the hospital yesterday and told the doctor he wanted to see him to thank him for helping his wife with the delivery of the baby, Saudi news site Sabq reported.

  • UK launches Sharia law review

    London: The UK today launched a review of Sharia law in the country to establish if the Islamic religious law discriminates against women. UK home secretary Theresa May told British MPs in a written statement that the review, to be completed by next year, will look at whether the Islamic religious law is compatible with UK laws and in case it is being “misused”.

  • Mukherjee recalls Indian support to China’s UN membership

    Beijing: President Pranab Mukherjee recalled the Indian support to China’s membership of the UN in the 60s and 70s and the restitution of its permanent membership of the Security Council, in comments that assume significance after Beijing blocked India’s bid in the world body to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar.

  • Pak religious body recommends allowing husbands to beat wives

    Islamabad: Pakistani husbands can ‘lightly’ beat their wives if they disobey, according to a controversial recommendation made by a state-affiliated Islamic body in its new women protection bill.

  • North Korea is a ‘big worry for all of us’: Obama at G7

    Ise-Shima (Japan): US President Barack Obama took aim at North Korea today, calling it a “big worry” after a meeting with his G7 counterparts, as tensions escalate following Pyongyang’s series of nuclear tests.

  • British ISIS suspect warns of London Tube strike

    London: A major terror attack on UK soil is imminent, a British Islamic State (ISIS) woman suspect who joined the terror group in 2013 has warned on social media.

  • Hillary Clinton criticised for emails in State Department

    Washington: The US State Department’s inspector general has sharply criticised Hillary Clinton’s exclusive use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, saying she had not sought permission to use it and would not have received it if she had.

  • The Conjuring 2 – Audio Recordings Featurette – 2016

    These are the few audio recording done by the demonologists. The supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren.

  • Russia, EU can resolve all problems: Putin

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country and the European Union do not have problems that cannot be solved. To get back to a multifaceted partnership, the approach of unilateralism should be abandoned and there should be true respect for each other, according to an article of Putin, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

  • TN has 24 crorepati ministers; 5 crorepati in Kerala govt: ADR

    New Delhi: As many as 24 crorepati ministers are part of the new Tamil Nadu government and eight have declared criminal cases against them, while neighbouring state Kerala has five crorepati ministers and 17 with criminal cases, a study said today.

  • British ISIS suspect warns of London Tube strike

    London: A major terror attack on UK soil is imminent, a British Islamic State (ISIS) woman suspect who joined the terror group in 2013 has warned on social media. Sally Jones, dubbed “Mrs Terror”, tweeted a warning against travelling into London by Tube in the coming months, according to ‘The Times’.

  • Near-record UK immigration figures fuel raging EU debate

    London: Britain gained 333,000 people through immigration in 2015, a near-historic high, in figures that will fan the debate in Britain about newcomers ahead of a vote next month on whether the country should remain in the European Union. Campaigners for exit from the European Union say today’s Office for National Statistics figures prove that Britain can’t control immigration unless it quits the bloc. Citizens of the 28 EU nations can live

  • What kept Parineeti awake for 24 hours?

    Keeping awake for over 24 hours while shooting for “Meri Pyaari Bindu” left actress Parineeti Chopra exhausted. The “Ishaqzaade” star, who is currently shooting for the film in Kolkata, tweeted: “Night shoot.”

  • Fanaa clocks 10 years, Kunal Kohli nostalgic

    Aamir Khan starrer “Fanaa” clocked 10 years of its release on Thursday, and director Kunal Kohli took the chance to share some anecdotes from the film’s making. “10 Years Of ‘Fanaa’.

  • Kalki finds Radhika ‘brilliant’

    Actress Kalki Koechlin has lauded Radhika Apte for her performance in the forthcoming film “Phobia”, calling her a “brilliant actress”. Kalki took to Twitter to appreciate the “Badlapur” actress on Thursday,. “My Radhika Apte, you are one brilliant actress and ‘Phobia’ is one kickass psychological thriller, don’t miss it,” Kalki tweeted.