Free Press Journal
  • ISIS beheads 15 of its own fighters owing to infights

    Kabul : The Islamic State (IS) terror group has beheaded 15 of its own fighters in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar because of infighting. The incident took place in Surkhab Bazar area of Mamand Dara in Achin, reported Khaama Press, citing provincial government’s statement.

  • Michael Flynn cuts ties with President Trump, indicating cooperation with Mueller

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s lawyers have told the President’s legal team that they can no longer discuss the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller. The move could be an indication of Flynn’s cooperation with the investigation into whether Trump aides colluded with Russia in the U.S. election last year, reported the New York Times.

  • Myanmar signs deal with B’desh

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also travelled to both Bangladesh and Myanmar  and held talks with their top leadership to resolve the Rohingya crisis.

  • Time to rescind Pak’s major non-NATO ally status: US expert

     Washington : A top American counter-terrorism expert has urged the Trump administration to “rescind” the major non-NATO ally status given to Pakistan after a court in Lahore ordered to free Mumbai terror attack mastermind and banned JuD chief Hafiz Saeed from detention.

  • Pak SC orders govt to fill Katas Raj temple with water in it

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday flayed the government for failing to protect the sacred pond in the historic Katas Raj temple complex and ordered to fill it with water in a week even if water has to be carried in water-skins.

  • Israeli PM to visit India on January 14

    Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be on a four-day visit to India starting January 14, a little more than six months after his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi visited the Jewish state, informed sources said.

  • Noise heard hours after sub’s last contact: Argentine navy

    Buenos Aires : Argentina’s navy said on  Thursday it is investigating a noise detected in the South Atlantic hours after it last communicated with a missing submarine and its 44-member crew.

  • US President assures aid to Argentina

    Washington : United States President Donald Trump has assured Argentina of all cooperation in locating their missing submarine, the ARA San Juan, which disappeared last week off the country’s Atlantic coast.

  • Zimbabwe’s next leader will be sworn in today

    Harare : Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa was preparing on Thurday for his new role as president after a triumphant return home following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe, ending 37 years of authoritarian rule.

  • Iraq launches operation to clear last IS holdouts

    Baghdad : Iraqi forces announced the launch of a major operation on Thursday to flush remaining Islamic State group fighters out of the western desert near the border with Syria.

  • Latin America is world’s most violent region for women: UN

    Panama City : Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said today, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.            In a report presented in Panama, UN Women and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) found assaults on women persisted in the region despite severe laws aimed at curbing the phenomenon, reports AFP. “The issue of violence against women in Latin