Free Press Journal
  • Catalans seek their leaders’ release

    Barcelona :Thousands of people took to the streets here to demand the release of jailed Catalonian leaders for their outlawed drive to secede from Spain, reports IANS.

  • Lebanese call for PM saad Hariri to return

    Beirut : Runners taking part in Lebanon’s annual marathon are urging Prime Minister Saad Hariri to return home after he resigned under mysterious circumstances during a visit to Saudi Arabia, reports AP.

  • Texas shooter’s ex-wife says he had threatened to kill her

    New York : The former wife of Devin Kelley, who opened fire at a Texas church last Sunday killing at least 26 people, has described him as menacing and abusive man who constantly threatened her and her family with death, reports ANI.

  • May in turmoil as rebels prepare no-trust letter

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May is on Monday coping with fresh turmoil as it emerged that as many as 40 of her own party MPs are ready to sign a letter expressing a lack of confidence in her leadership, reports PTI.

  • Mush’s grand alliance of 23 parties falls apart on day 2

    The Pakistan Awami Tehrik distanced from the alliance on Saturday. Soon, Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen also denied being part of the alliance. The grand alliance named Pakistan Awami Ittehad is headed by Musharraf.

  • Iran joins club of countries that acquires atomic battery technology

    Tehran : A senior aide to the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) announced on Saturday that the AEOI experts had acquired the technology to build atomic batteries, semi-official Fars news agency reported, reports IANS.

  • US takes down religious freedom notification

    Irrespective of the party in power, New Delhi is known to react to such moves with irritation — “we don’t lecture you on the state of race relations in the US”, multiple Indian diplomats have said is their internal pushback logic — and it has denied entry to over-eager fact-finders who it believes have no right to stand in judgement on internal affairs.

  • North Korea brands Trump as ‘warmonger’

    Hanoi : North Korea on Saturday slammed his “warmonger” Asia tour, saying it will only accelerate Pyongyang’s push for a full-fledged nuclear deterrent.

  • Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations

    Geneva : Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure on Saturday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year.