Free Press Journal
  • Suspected jihadists kill 40 civilians in northeast Mali

    Bamako (Mali) : A governor in Mali says suspected jihadists have killed at least 40 civilians in two attacks near the country’s border with Niger, where attacks have increased in the past year.

  • US signals it may exit Iran nuke deal

    Riyadh : The US’ newly-appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is here on an official visit, on Sunday signalled that Washington would likely withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, media reports said.

  • UNSC team meets Rohingyas in Bangladesh

    Cox’s’ Bazar (Bangladesh) : A UN Security Council delegation is in Bangladesh for a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar to escape military-led violence and are seeking UN protection to return home.

  • Unbeaten in 46 sets, Nadal wins 11th Barcelona title 

    BARCELONA : Rafael Nadal won his 11th Barcelona title on Sunday when he breezed past Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1 in the final.  It was world number one Nadal’s 55th career clay-court title while he also extended his winning streak on the surface to 46 consecutive sets.

  • Sumit, Nikhat strike gold

    DELHI : The fit-again duo of Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Nikhat Zareen (51kg) was among the three gold-medallists in India’s stupendous campaign at the 56th Belgrade International Boxing Tournament in Serbia.

  • Momota, Tai clinch supreme

    Wuhan : Japan’s Kento Momota and Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei bagged the men’s singles and women’s singles titles respectively at the Badminton Asian Championships here on Sunday.

  • UK vows ‘humane’ immigration policy as scandal grows

    London : Britain’s interior minister is promising to ensure the country’s immigration policy is “humane” as uproar spreads over authorities’ mistreatment of long-term legal residents from the Caribbean.

  • Facebook shrinks doubtful stories to fight fake news 

    San Francisco : After Facebook’s red warning labels to flag fake news backfired, the social networking giant is now literally sizeing down the doubtful stories to prevent the triumph of falsehood on its platform.