Free Press Journal
  • US President Donald Trump addresses anti-abortion march via video

    Washington: US President Donald Trump addressed through video thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington to take part in the 45th annual March for Life. Trump spoke from the White House Rose Garden on Friday and marchers watched on giant screens set up on the National Mall.

  • UK PM Theresa May to meet US President Donald Trump in Davos

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, Downing Street has confirmed. It comes after Trump cancelled plans to open the new $1 billion US Embassy in London next month, BBC reported on Friday. The White House said Trump “looks forward” to strengthening the countries’ “special relationship”.

  • Saeed should be prosecuted to fullest extent of law: US

    “He is listed by the UNSC 1267, the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee for targeted sanctions due to his affiliation with Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is a designated foreign terror organisation,”  Heather Nauert  US State Dept spokeswoman.

  • Indian-origin women lawmakers inducted into Ontario Cabinet

    Ottawa : Two Indian-origin women lawmakers, including a Sikh, have been inducted into the Cabinet of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, in an apparent move to woo the community ahead of a major provincial election.

  • Neerja Bhanot killing: FBI releases images of 4 wanted hijack suspects

    Washington : Over 31 years after the hijacking of a Pan Am plane in Pakistan, the FBI has released new age-progressed images of four wanted suspects in the deadly incident that left 20 people, including Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, dead.

  • Rohingya refugees staged protest repatriation move in Bangladesh             

    Dhaka : Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh against plans to send them back to Myanmar, where a military crackdown last year sparked a mass exodus. The refugees chanted slogans and held banners demanding citizenship and guarantees of security before they return to their home state of Rakhine in Myanmar.

  • US presses to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

    Washington : The Trump administration is accelerating its transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem with a plan to have the facility ready by 2019, senior officials have said, despite insisting last month that the move would not happen until the end of President Donald Trumps term.

  • Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN: Victims

     United Nations : The cases of sexual harassment and assault are rife in the UN offices around the world, with offenders enjoying impunity in a culture of flawed grievance system, a media report said on Friday.

  • Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

    Santiago : Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander on Friday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.