Free Press Journal
  • US releases list of Russians eligible for sanctions

    Washington: The US Treasury has released a long awaited list of Russian officials and business leaders eligible for sanctions under a law designed to punish Moscow for its alleged meddling in the election that brought Donald Trump to power.

  • US lifts ban on refugees from 11 high-risk nations

    Washington : The US has lifted a ban on admissions to refugees from 11 countries whose applicants it designated “high-risk” and announced tougher vetting measures to weed out potential extremists and criminals.

  • World’s oldest man dies at 113

    Madrid: A Spanish village on Tuesday declared a day of mourning following the death of a retired farmer billed as “the world’s oldest man”, who passed away just over a month after turning 113.

  • $107bn recovered from Saudi graft crackdown

    Riyadh : Saudi Arabia’s attorney general said on Tuesday $107 billion has been recovered so far in a major crackdown on high-level corruption and that 56 suspects were still being investigated.

  • Panama: Setback for Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: An accountability court in Pakistan on Tuesday rejected ousted premier Nawaz Sharif’s objections to the supplementary case filed against him and his family by the country’s anti-graft body over properties in London.  The court holding trial in graft cases against Sharif and his family decided that the supplementary case would be made part of the record in the Avenfield flats case.

  • Aden presidential palace under siege

    Aden : Yemeni separatists have surrounded the presidential palace in the government’s interim capital Aden, a military source said on Tuesday.