Free Press Journal
  • US orders strict security checks for visa applicants

    Washington : The Trump administration is making it tougher for millions of visitors to enter the US by demanding new security checks before giving visas to tourists, business travellers and relatives of American residents.

  • Mubarak is a free bird after 6 yrs in detention

    Cairo : Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak was on Friday released from a military hospital for the first time in six years during which he faced a number of trials over charges of killing more than 200 protesters during the 2011 revolution that toppled him.

  • UK attacker was a Muslim convert with a violent past

    London : The man who launched a terror attack on UK Parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Adrian Russell Ajao who acquired the name Khalid Masood upon conversion to Islam.

  • Antwerp driver charged with attempted murder

    Brussels : A man has been charged with terror offences including attempted murder after he was arrested driving at high speed into a crowded shopping area in the Belgian port city of Antwerp, prosecutors said inn Friday.

  • 2 more held over London attack

    London: Two more ‘significant arrests’ were made on Friday for the Westminster terror attack as investigators continue to question eight suspects arrested earlier during raids across Britain.  The toll, including the attacker, rose to five after 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes died on Thursday evening.

  • Beijing to open first driverless subway line

    Beijing: Beijing will open its first domestically developed automated subway line with self-driving trains this year, local officials said on Friday. The 16.6-km Yanfang Line, which is being debugged, will improve convenience of transportation for residents living in the city’s southwestern suburb of Fangshan, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the official as saying. The facility is the first fully domestically developed automated subway line on the Chinese mainland.

  • INDIAM

    Indian mother, son found murdered in US, probe launched

    New York: An Indian IT professional and her seven-year-old son in the US were found with their throats slit, prompting the police to launch a criminal investigation into the brutal killing. Sasikala, 40, and her son Anish Sai were found dead in their home in Burlington, New Jersey when her husband Narra Hanumanth Rao returned from work yesterday.

  • Khalid Masood

    UK Parliament attacker was Muslim convert with violent past

    London: The man who launched a terror attack on UK Parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Adrian Russell Ajao who acquired the name Khalid Masood upon conversion to Islam.

  • AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS

    London police arrest 2 more over Westminster terror attack

    London: Two more “significant arrests” were made on Friday for the Westminster terror attack as investigators continue to question eight suspects arrested earlier during raids across Britain.