Free Press Journal
  • Game show contestant confuses Barack Obama with Osama Bin Laden on national platform: Watch

    Recently a Turkish KBC contestant trended on social media after she failed to answer ‘Where is Great Wall of China?’. Another contestant, Evan Kaufman was on the American television show ‘The $100,000 Pyramid’, made a very bad mistake when he confused former US President Barack Obama with Osama bin Laden.

  • Trump re-imposes Iran sanctions

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country.

  • Barack Obama Day! 10 times the former US President took us off guard with his viral moments

    Born as Barack Hussein Obama II, former US President Barack Obama celebrates his 57th birthday today. Serving two terms from 2009 to 2017, Barack has come out to be an effortlessly cool president never failing to amuse his fans and followers on social media. His birthday has been ordained as ‘Barack Obama Day’ in the State of Illinois from today.

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    Course correction for Trump

    US Prez says he misspoke on Russia meddling, has faith in intel agencies.

  • Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary: South Africa pays tribute to former president, Obama delivers emotional address

    Johannesburg: South Africa today marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth with a “town hall” forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led by the anti-apartheid leader’s widow among a series of tributes. His birthday on July 18 is marked annually around the world as “Mandela Day”, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation called for people to “take action and inspire change” in his name on the centenary year.

  • 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.

  • Ridley Scott, Asif Kapadia to adapt bestseller ‘Sapiens’

     Los Angeles: Directors Ridley Scott and Asif Kapadia are teaming up for the adaptation of acclaimed bestseller “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.” Written by Israeli professor Yuval Noah Harari, the non-fiction book traces the journey of humans from prehistoric times to their present dominant role on the planet.

  • Nandita Das to speak at Les Napoleons in France

    Mumbai: Actor-director Nandita Das will be speaking at Les Napoleons session in France’s Arles. The 48-year-old actor, known for films such as “Fire” and “1947: Earth”, will talk about the importance and relevance of truth in art and cinema.

  • US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal will hit India

    Mumbai: US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran has pushed the global crude prices higher and that affects India in more ways than one. More so, because Iran is our third biggest supplier of crude after Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The impact is already visible in the slide of the rupee, which has breached 67 to the U.S. dollar this week.

  • Iran warns US it would regret quitting N-deal

    Tehran : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it “like never before”.

  • America to roll back Obama-era vehicle fuel efficiency targets

    Washington: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has said the targets of vehicle fuel efficiency set by the previous Barack Obama administration is too stringent and should be revised.

  • Trump looking into ways to stop Russian meddling: White House

    Washington : President Donald Trump has been looking at ways to prevent Russian meddling into the internal affairs of the US, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday, adding the previous President Barack Obama was responsible for the meddling, if any, and not the Trump administration.

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    US Senate rejects immigration plans, Dreamers’ fate uncertain

    Washington: The US Senate has summarily blocked four proposals to resolve the fate of Dreamers, leaving hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants in America facing an uncertain future. A bipartisan bill from a group led by Maine Republican Susan Collins on Thursday fared best, garnering 54 votes, six short of the 60 needed to be assured of passage.

  • Former CIA Director slams Trump for Iran hard-line strategy 

    Washington D.C. : Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan has slammed United States President Donald Trump’s administration for its hard-line stance toward Iran, saying it has diminished the possibility of peaceful political change there.

  • Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired by Americans: Survey

    Washington DC: Former US President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are the most admired people in the country, stated a survey. In a survey conducted by Gallup, Obama and Clinton remained as the most admired people, which is a 10-year trend for Obama and 16 years running for Clinton.

  • Obama to Prince Harry: Leaders must use care on social media

    London : Former President Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast on Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in their use of social media and warned against spending too much time immersed in the internet at the expense of the world outside.