Free Press Journal
  • Kashmir: How long the slow-bleed?

    How long more must Kashmir bleed before the nation as a whole can build a consensus on an effective approach to eliminate the daily threat of terrorist attacks on soldiers and civilians alike? The seemingly unending series of attacks on the army camps and posts in the Valley has taken a heavy toll of human life and have certainly impaired the morale of the country for it to be able to neutralise

  • British police arrest 4 suspects in anti-terror raids

    London: In a series of pre-dawn raids, four people were today arrested by the British counter-terror police on the suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in the country, police said.

  • Eiffel Tower will get bullet-proof glass wall

    Paris : A bullet-proof glass wall is to be built around the base of the Eiffel Tower as part of a plan to provide extra protection against terrorist attacks at one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

  • US intelligence chief James Clapper to step down

    Washington: The US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he will leave the post on January 20, 2017, when President Barack Obama hands over the White House to Donald Trump.

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    Parrikar orders army to act firmly against those responsible

    New Delhi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the supreme sacrifice of 17 brave soldiers, who were martyred in the deadly Uri attack will not go in vain as he instructed the Army to take firm action against those responsible. His order reflected the general sentiment in India after the dastardly attack. Even defence experts have advised the government to mull military options in order to hit back at the terrorists, sponsored by

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    Europe’s oldest flea market closed on safety concerns

    Paris: The French city of Lille will not be holding its 2016 La Braderie de Lille, a globally famous flea market, over fear of terrorist attacks, the city’s mayor has said. “It’s heart-wrenching to make this decision,” Xinhua news agency quoted Martine Aubry, the city’s mayor, as saying on Friday.

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    France introduces sea patrols following terrorist attacks

    London: A marine police spokesman has said that France has introduced sea patrols for passenger ferries to and from Britain, following the recent string of jihadist attacks in the country. The spokesman added that marine police has been deployed along the French coastline, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean and have been tasked with contributing to efforts that began last year to secure the country’s waters, reports the Guardian.

  • No evidence WikiLeaks list led to terrorist attacks

    New York: A study looking into the concerns that a secret memo with 200 international sites made public by WikiLeaks may have provided a target list for terrorists has found no evidence that it led to any attacks. “When the list came out, there was a lot of concern that this was a to-do list for terrorists,” said Dr Daniel G. Arce from the University of Texas at Dallas.  WikiLeaks published a

  • Germany warns nationals to avoid Istanbul tourist sites

    Berlin: Germany today warned its citizens to avoid crowds and tourist sites in Istanbul after 10 people were killed and 15 wounded in a suspected terrorist attack in Turkey’s largest city. “Travellers in Istanbul are strongly urged to avoid for now large groups of people in public places as well as tourist attractions” and to stay informed via official travel advisories and the media, the foreign ministry said.
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    The ministry on its website warned of possible “political tensions as well

  • US to take in 10,000 refugees despite attacks

    Washington : The US plans to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016, despite terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 dead and more than 350 injured.

  • IS planning mass attacks in Britain, says Spy chief

    London : Britain’s spy chief has warned that dreaded terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) is planning mass casualty attacks in the country as he underlined the need for greater surveillance power’ to avert any possible attack, reports PTI.

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    UN slams attack on Yemeni mosque

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council have condemned the terrorist attacks on a mosque in Sanaa city of Yemen Thursday, which left at least 30 people dead.

  • Filipino troops stage raids on foreign and local militants

    Manila: Hundreds of Philippine troops launched an offensive to capture at least six foreign Islamic militants and their Abu Sayyaf rebel allies in their latest attempt to crush al-Qaida-linked extremists, a military commander said.

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    US bluntly tells Pakistan to act on terror safe havens

    Washington/Islamabad: In a blunt message, the US has asked Pakistan to intensify efforts to counter terrorist sanctuaries inside its borders and take concrete steps against the dreaded Haqqani network responsible for major attacks on American installations in Afghanistan.

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    Pakistan to hang Peshawar school massacre plotters

    Islamabad: Six militants who plotted and aided Pakistan’s worst ever terrorist attack at a Peshawar school are set to be hanged after Army Chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed their death sentences.

  • London holds service to mark 10th anniversary of 2005 terrorist attacks

    London : London is holding a service at St Paul’s Cathedral today to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 52 people on July 7, 2005. According to BBC, the families of the people who died in the bombing of three Tube trains and a bus will attend the service along with those who were injured. A minute’s silence will be held during the service and on London’s transport network. The attack