Free Press Journal
  • Terror, hooligan threats cast shadow in Russia

    At least 30,000 security personnel will fan out across Moscow by the time the hosts kick off on Thursday. Squadrons of fighter jets will be on standby near the capital and air defences will be on the alert for suspicious aircraft.

  • IS begins quitting last pocket of Syria’s southern Damascus

    Beirut : Islamic State group fighters began evacuating their final stronghold in southern Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said, bringing Syria’s government closer than ever to flushing out the last threat to the capital.

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    2 IS militants killed in US drone strike

    Kabul: At least two militants associated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have been killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.

  • Terror : Trump seeks to change thought process

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Monday said countries must “open their eyes” and change their “thought process” on how to tackle terrorism, following the latest attack linked to the Islamic State in France.

  • Iraqis vote in first election since IS defeat

    Baghdad: Millions of Iraqis across the country headed to vote on Saturday for their representatives in Parliament, for the first time after the full territorial defeat of Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq. The polls kicked off at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m. Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki was the first top official to vote at a polling centre in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad.

  • 5 officers, 1 inmate dead in Indonesia police detention center

    Jakarta: Five officers and one prisoner were killed in a riot at a police detention center in a city near Indonesia’s capital that authorities allege was earlier being targeted by Islamic militants, an official said today.

  • Facebook accused of connecting ISIS friends

     London : Facebook has been accused of putting thousands of Islamic State (ISIS) supporters in contact with one another via the social networking giant’s “suggested friends” tool, according to a media report.

  • Syria regime forces shell Damascus jihadist bastion

    Beirut: Syrian regime forces shelled the last pockets in Damascus controlled by the Islamic State group, preparing the ground for a possible assault on the jihadist stronghold, a monitor said today.

  • Taking care of the human cargo

    The Don Pacifico affair is history’s best-known instance of a government flexing its muscles to protect its citizens abroad. It comes to mind as a sharp contrast to Sushma Swaraj’s callous handling of the death of 39 Indian workers, whom terrorists of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant kidnapped and murdered in Iraq. I am sure both she and her boss, the prime minister, would have shown far greater concern

  • Four Keralites suspected to have joined IS reportedly killed

    Thiruvananthapuram: A family of three and another person from Kasaragod district of Kerala, suspected to have joined terror outfit Islamic State, have been reportedly killed, according to information reaching one of the relatives of the deceased.

  • ‘20 kids taken into UK state care over parents’ ISIS links’

    London : As many as 20 children, including a one-year-old boy, have been taken into state care in the UK over their parents’ alleged links with the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist network, a media report said on Sunday.

  • France shooting: Partner of attacker detained

    Paris : A woman who was living with the attacker who killed four people at a supermarket in southern France’s Trebes has been detained, a prosecutor said on Friday.

  • Suicide bomber kills 29 as Afghans celebrate new year

    Kabul : An Islamic State suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.