Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Sharif, daughter to be arrested at Abu Dhabi airport today

    London : Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam will be arrested at Abu Dhabi airport in United Arab Emirates (UAE) today morning. Nawaz and his daughter, who are convicted in Avenfield reference case, will stay at the Abu Dhabi airport for seven hours and will reach Lahore at 6.15pm (2.15 UK time), the sources said.

  • Explosion at chemical plant in China kills 19

    Beijing: An explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China left 19 dead and injured another 12, authorities said today, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.

  • 93 Indians caught up in ‘Windrush’  immigration scandal in UK

     London : As many as 93 Indians have been caught up in the UK’s ‘Windrush’ immigration scandal as the UK government on Thursday released latest figures of Commonwealth nationals caught up in the row over their citizenship rights.

  • Putin is a ‘competitor’, not an ‘enemy’: Trump

    Brussels : US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he sees his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as a “competitor”, not an “enemy”, days before they meet for a high-stakes summit.

  • Pak notice to ETPB for evicting country’s first Sikh police officer

    Lahore : A Pakistani court has issued a contempt notice to two Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) members and a Punjab police official for forcibly evicting the country’s first Sikh police officer and his family from their home here.

  • Imran Khan summoned for ‘misusing’ government copters

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Accoun­tability Bureau on Thursday summoned cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan in connection with an ongoing inquiry into the “misuse” of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopters for personal use.

  • FBI agent: My work has never been tainted by political bias

    Washington: An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias will tell lawmakers that his work has never been tainted by politics and that the scrutiny he’s facing represents “just another victory notch in Putin’s belt.” That’s according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Former President Barack Obama voted best US President of recent years: Survey

    Washington: Forty-four per cent of Americans believe that former President Barack Obama did “the best job” of any president in their lifetime, according to a new survey. Obama, who served two terms, is the best or second-best president of their lifetime, Politico quoted the Pew Research Centre survey.