Free Press Journal
  • Imran takes oath as Pakistan Prime Minister

    Islamabad : Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on Saturday, officially taking over the charge of power in the corruption-affected country nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics to transform the corruption-affected country into an Islamic welfare state.

  • US to play key role to end Korean war, bring peace: North

    Seoul : North Korea has said that the United States would play a key role in formally declaring the end of the over six-decades-old Korean War and paving the way for long-lasting peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

  • UAE lends helping hand to flood-affected Keralites

    Dubai : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Prime Minister and Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has come out in support for deluge-hit Kerala and ordered the formation of an emergency committee to provide relief to the victims hit by devastating rains and floods in the state.

  • United States show looks at Monroe’s wardrobe

    San Francisco: An exhibition on dresses and costumes worn by legendary Hollywood actor Marilyn Monroe is all set to open its doors to the public on Saturday at the Paley Centre in Beverly Hills, California.

  • Russian ‘spy’ Maria Butina seeks donations for defence

    Washington : A Russian gun rights supporter who built up a network of powerful Republican contacts while studying at a university in Washington has launched a fund-raising campaign to pay for her defence against espionage allegations.

  • Former UN Secy-Gen Kofi Annan dies

    Geneva : Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland on Saturday in a tweet, saying that he died after a short unspecified illness.

  • China’s retort on Pentagon over airstrikes

    Beijing : China’s Defence Ministry said it has lodged a formal protest with Washington over a Pentagon report that claimed the Chinese military was training to carry out strikes against the US.

  • PIO in S Africa kills cousin in argument over remote control

    Johannesberg : A South African Indian-origin man has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting dead his cousin during a heated argument over a TV remote control, police said. The unemployed 47-year-old man who was not named because of a pending psychological evaluation, murdered his cousin Rooksana Cassim, 42 .

  • US govt still holds 565 immigrant kids

    Washington : The US government continues to hold 565 illegal immigrant children in custody, three weeks after a court deadline to reunite them with parents or guardians, a court filing showed.

  • Turkey to defy eco threats

    Istanbul : Turkey’s President has said his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic coup” amid heightened tensions with the US.