Free Press Journal
  • N Korea conducts rocket engine test: report

    Seoul, North Korea recently tested a small rocket engine, a monitoring group said today, after a US official had reportedly suggested the test could be a step to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile. The respected 38 North analysis group however said it was not clear whether the test, conducted at the North’s Sohae satellite launch site, involved an ICBM engine.

  • Venezuelan Parliament attacked

    Caracas, Armed civilian groups have attacked the Venezuelan Parliament building after a clash between lawmakers and the military police of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB), opposition legislator Julio Borges has said.

  • New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally

    Paris, A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especially hard.

  • Narendra Modi invites Dutch investors to India

    The Hague, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited Dutch businesses, particularly its pension funds, to invest in India “where doing business is being rapidly eased” through a series of economic reforms.

  • India, US to Pakistan: Stop soil from being used as terror launch pad

    Washington: Terrorism and counter-terrorism ruled the discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Donald Trump on Monday with both the leaders calling on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used as a launch pad by extremists.

  • Mansarovar: China stops yatra alleging ‘incursion by India’

    Beijing: China on Tuesday lodged protests in Beijing and New Delhi against Indian soldiers’ “trespassing” into its territory and indicated the Mansarovar Yatra would remain suspended till India “withdrew” its troops.

  • EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly

    London: The European Union on Tuesday slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.

  • Sikh couple in UK told they can’t adopt white child

    London : A Sikh couple in the UK have alleged that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their “cultural heritage” and told to adopt a child from India instead.

  • 57 dead in US-led raid on Syria jail

    BEIRUT: US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

  • Brazil crisis deepens as Prez accused of graft

    Rio De Janeiro : Brazil’s attorney general has formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption, making him the first sitting president in Latin America’s largest nation to face criminal charges.