Free Press Journal
  • Nico Schulz scores on debut to grab Germany win over Peru

    Sinsheim, Germany : Nico Schulz enjoyed a dream international debut on Sunday, as the Hoffenheim defender scored a late winner in front of his home crowd to give Germany a hard-fought 2-1 friendly win over Peru in Sinsheim.

  • T R Ramachandran, Rahul Gandhi, domestic agenda, Congress, Germany, England

    Should Rahul’s visits abroad have a domestic agenda

    There is discernible desperation in Congress president Rahul Gandhi focussing on the domestic agenda during his forays abroad, particularly in Germany and England recently, whipping up a storm at home. The agenda for these visits is painstakingly prepared to catch the attention of the Indian diaspora and others as well as whipping up a frenzy at home.

  • Women, men in US march topless for gender equality

    Washington : Hundreds of women, and some men, marched on Sunday through numerous cities in the US to show their breasts, demanding gender equality and to protest against the “commercialisation and the double standards” which affects their lives and jobs.

  • Rahul Gandhi goes off at a tangent

    It is nothing unusual for Congress president Rahul Gandhi to make a hash of his articulation when he is abroad addressing foreign audiences but with elections only a few months away, every statement of his has to be watched for its fallout for the Opposition. His speech at an event in Hamburg, Germany was of a piece for its outrageousness. His reference to terror group ISIS while warning about the impact of

  • Priyanka and I were not happy after Prabhakaran was killed, says Rahul

    Hamburg (Germany) : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were not happy after his father’s (Rajiv Gandhi) killer, LTTE chief Prabhakaran was killed, as they felt “the violence inflicted upon him had impacted others, including his children”.

  • Rahul Gandhi at Bucerius Summer School

    Rahul Gandhi cites ISIS example to attack PM Modi, says, exclusion of people leads to insurgency

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi cited the example of Islamic State terrorist group to say that exclusion of a large number of people from the development process could lead to the creation of insurgent groups anywhere in the world. Addressing a gathering at the Bucerius Summer School in Hamburg in Germany yesterday, Gandhi said the BJP government has excluded tribals, Dalits and minorities from the development narrative

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Top 6 goals unforgettable goals of this year’s World Cup

    With just two games remaining at FIFA World Cup 2018, it’s been an unbelievable season where most popular teams like Germany, Portugal, and Brazil got out in the early stages and an underdog/dark horse like Croatia got through to finals. It’s been unforgettable journey. While football fans around the world are waiting for next world champions, football enthusiasts all over the world are now divided into over who’s going to win —

  • Donald Trump suggests NATO countries to double spending on defence sector

    Washington:  US President Donald Trump suggested the NATO countries to increase their defence spending to 4 per cent — doubling the 2 per cent target that many members of the bloc were yet to meet. “During the President’s remarks today (Wednesday) at the NATO summit, he suggested that countries not only meet their commitment of 2 per cent of their GDP on defence spending but that they increase it to 4 per cent,”

  • Germany makes independent decisions, Merkel tells Trump

    Brussels : Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said Germany makes “independent decisions”, firing back at US President Donald Trump after he accused Berlin of being a “captive” of Russia.

  • Ozil should quit national team: Father 

    Berlin : The father of Mesut Ozil said on Sunday that his son should quit Germany’s national squad after he was “made the scapegoat” for Die Mannschaft’s shock first-round defeat at the World Cup. Ozil, 29, has come in for hefty criticism in Germany after the World Champions crashed out in Russia, finishing bottom of their group.

  • With US out, those backing Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna

    Vienna: Top diplomats from Iran and five world powers sat down in Vienna today to hash out what steps are needed to preserve the nuclear deal with Tehran following the withdrawal of the United States.

  • Loew working on rescue plan for Germany

    Berlin : Joachim Loew’s fighting spirit seems to have returned only a few days after Germany’s disastrous group stage exit at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

  • Brazil living up to billing as favourites

    History shows that the team with the best defence tends to win the trophy. And while Brazil have always possessed brilliant individuals, they have also long since been pragmatists above all else.

  • Difficult case of asylum seekers & Germany

    These are troubling days for Germany. Last Wednesday evening, Germany found itself eliminated from the football World Cup being played in Moscow after a surprise defeat against South Korea. It was a moment of national dejection, a time of intense sadness in a country where soccer is an obsession. Simultaneously, the country faced intense political uncertainty following the ultimatum issued to Chancellor Angela Merkel by a coalition partner to act decisively and

  • Will Brazil scale Mexican wall?

    Five-time champions will need to look beyond Neymar if they want to beat Chicharito & Co in the round of 16.

  • Indian shooters finish on top in Germany

    New Delhi : Indian shooters picked up eight more medals, including five gold, on the concluding day of the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany on Thursday.

  • Mexican fans celebrate Germany’s defeat outside South Korean embassy in Mexico

    The celebrations of South Korean victory over Germany was not only limited to Korean fans, but it was also gave a reason for Mexican fans to celebrate. With South Korean unexpected win over Germany, the doors for Mexico to go into the round of 16 opened. Although Mexico registered a loss to Sweden by 3-0 in their final group match, Germany’s defeat helped them to pass into the next round.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Win against Germany ‘shook South Korea upside down’

    Seoul: South Korean fans rejoiced Thursday and called for national service exemptions after their team went out of the World Cup in a blaze of glory, eliminating defending champions Germany with a shock 2-0 victory. In one of the great World Cup upsets, Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min both scored in injury time to condemn footballing superpower Germany to their first opening-round exit in 80 years.