Free Press Journal
  • Musharraf considered using nukes against India after 2001 Parliament attack

    Dubai: Pakistan’s former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf says he mulled the use of nuclear weapons against India amid tensions following the 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament, but decided against doing so out of fear of retaliation, according to a media report.

  • Israel removes new security from Temple Mount

    Jerusalem : Israeli police on Friday said all new security measures installed at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a July 14 attack and which sparked deadly unrest have been removed.

  • Obamacare repeal sans replacement rejected

    Washington : The United States Senate has rejected a Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Health Care, popularly known as Obamacare which has been relentlessly criticised by President Donald Trump.

  • Ex-Prez aide, minister found guilty

    Seoul: A South Korean court has sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists deemed unfriendly to ousted president Park Geun-hye and denying them state support.

  • White House says Donald Trump supports sanctions on Russia

    Washington : US President Donald Trump supports imposing tougher new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, the White House has stressed, a day after the House of Representatives voted in favour of a bill that seeks to limit his ability to lift many of the sanctions on Moscow.

  • Doval, Yang hold talks amid Sikkim standoff

    Beijing: Amid the Sikkim standoff, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today held talks with his Chinese Counterpart and State Councillor Yang Jiechi on the sidelines of the BRICS NSAs meeting here.

  • Turkey PM reassures German execs after ‘terror claims’

    Ankara: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with German business executives today to reassure them following a bitter row between Ankara and Berlin that threatened to drag them into a terror funding crackdown. Yildirim held the breakfast meeting in Ankara with the executives, telling them they were valued in Turkey.