Free Press Journal
  • US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

    Washington: The US withdrew today from the UN Human Rights Council and condemned its “shameless hypocrisy” in absolving wrongdoers through silence and falsely condemning those committing no offence, saying America will not take lectures from hypocritical institutions.

  • Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife vitals stable

    London: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom’s vital organs have now been functioning normally. After being put on life support, Kulsoom even opened her eyes once. On Tuesday, the doctors treating her at Harley Street Clinic in London, told Sharif that her wife was highly critical.

  • 52 Indians held at Oregon detention centre in US

    Washington: A group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, has been held at a detention centre in the US State of Oregon for being part of a large contingent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum, an American lawmaker has said.

  • ‘Papa! Papa!’ Heartbreaking audio stokes rage over Trump’s separation policy

     Brownsville (US) : An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a US immigration facility took centre stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

  • Overstayers to be blamed for strict visa norms: UK

    This is a constant conversation we need to have with India. There is always a demand for easier norms, but we cannot look at that without addressing the issue of overstayers.

  • Nomination papers of Musharraf rejected

    Islamabad : The returning officers (ROs) on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s Dr Farooq Sattar and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf.

  • British-Bangladeshi man plotted to kill Theresa May

    London : A 20-year-old British-Bangladeshi Islamic State fanatic plotted to kill Prime Minister Theresa May in a daring suicide attack at her Downing Street office here, a UK court was told on Tuesday.

  • Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

    New York: US rapper XXXTentacion, who shot to fame with consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20. He was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle. Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to hospital and later pronounced dead. He was often described as one of rap’s most controversial artists and was facing domestic violence

  • Kim in China to chalk out his next course of action

    Beijing : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived here on Tuesday for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to chalk out his next course of action after his summit with US President Donald Trump where it was agreed to denuclearise Korean peninsula.