Free Press Journal
  • Dutch resistance fighter: She killed Nazis by seducing them

    New York: Given her demeanour as a 14-year-old, nobody could have guessed she was a member of the Dutch resistance. But when this girl in braids would pedal down the streets of Haarlem in North Holland, firearms camouflaged in a basket, Nazi officials rarely stopped to question her.

  • John Kerry

    Trump has insecurity of teenage girl: John Kerry

    He’s the first President who spends more time reading his Twitter likes than his briefing books or the Constitution of the United States. John Kerry, Ex-Secy of State.

  • Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

    Geneva: Prosecutors in Geneva have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been detained in France since February on separate rape charges, Swiss media reported on Sunday. ‘The Tribune de Geneve’ newspaper quoted Geneva’s prosecutor’s office spokes­man Henri Della Casa as saying authorities had decided to open a formal criminal inquiry into allegations that Ramadan raped a woman in a Geneva hotel in 2008.

  • Prof makes public ‘sex assault’ by Kavanaugh

     Washington : A college professor has gone public for the first time to accuse President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by the opposition to postpone the nomination vote.

  • Ruling party ousted in first round of Bhutan poll

    Thimphu: Incumbent Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was knocked out in the first round of Bhutan’s third parliamentary elections on Sunday.

  • Philippine landslides kill 33 miners

    Manila : At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet province due to typhoon-triggered landslides, authorities said on Sunday. Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said in local radio interviews that landslides had blocked roads, making relief rescue efforts difficult, Xinhua reported.

  • Same rules for EU, non-EU nationals

    Post-Brexit immigration rules Immigration rules for non-EU citizens, such as Indians, are set to be closely aligned with those for European Union nationals once Britain has left the economic bloc by next year. Theresa May, British PM.

  • UK Oppn seeks ban on gender tests

    London : Britain’s Opposition Labour Party on Monday called for a ban on sex determination tests for pregnant women to counter a bias among South Asian communities in favour of male babies.

  • Pair taken ill in UK not linked with Russian poisoning: Cops

    London: British police on Monday said there is nothing to suggest that Novichok was the cause of two people falling ill at a restaurant in Salisbury, where a former Russian double agent and his daughter suffered poisoning from a military-grade nerve agent attack in March.

  • Americans don’t trust US Prez Trump: Indian-American Congresswoman

     Washington : Americans do not trust US President Donald Trump as they cannot believe he does not know anything about his campaigns’ connection with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said.

  • Bird-hit Nepali plane continues flight

    Kathmandu: A private Nepalese airline’s plane was hit by a bird shortly after take-off from Tribhuvan International Airport here on Monday, but the pilot continued to fly, risking the life of 52 persons on board.