Free Press Journal
  • 1,232 killed in Iraq violence in November: UN

    Baghdad:  A total of 1,232 Iraqis were killed and 2,434 injured in terrorist attacks and violence across Iraq in November, according to a statement issued Monday by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

  • Many users believe internet access is a human right

    Washington : According to a recent survey, eight in 10 internet users across countries agree with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council’s 2012 declaration that Internet access and online freedom of expression is a human right, reports ANI.

  • Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis

    United Nations  : The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn’t reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned.

  • Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

    Bilawal blames UN for lingering Kashmir dispute

    Islamabad:  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has termed the Kashmir dispute as one of the biggest failures of the UN, media reported Monday.

  • Ebola

    Ebola threat unprecedented: United Nations

    United Nations: The Ebola crisis was an “unprecedented” challenge since the virus is “far ahead” of the global response, UN officials briefed on disease said here.

  • UN owes India USD 110 mln for peacekeeping operations

    United Nations: The United Nations owes India USD 110 million, the second highest outstanding payment to any country, for costs relating to peacekeeping operations and troops, a top UN official said.

  • Narendra Modi

    The most popular international guest

    V Gangadhar discovers that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the most popular international guest with almost 200 nations lining up with invitations for him to visit their counties.  (more…)

  • On the roof of the world, at the foot of Himalayas

    It is a land of clean air, fresh winds, picturesque mountains, lush green landscapes and a thousand rivers plunging through mountain passes, bringing natural mineral water across the valleys. Bridges here are made of wood and iron chain and straddle the rivers, roads- winding across rock faces and through dense forests of giant rhododendrons, wild orchids and exotic birds making it a paradise in the heart of Himalayas.

  • UN: Syria won’t meet deadline to destroy chemicals

    United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the UN Security Council that the June 30 deadline for totally eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons will not be met.

  • UN celebrates 50 yrs of women in space

    United Nations:The United Nations hascommemorated the first space flight by a woman over 50 yearsago and the contributions by women to that endeavor since then, hailing these “trailblazers” as powerful role models for young women and men worldwide.

  • India warns against use of terrorism as state policy

    United Nations: Describing terrorism as a Frankenstein’s monster, India has warned against use of terrorism as an instrument of state policy with a call to step up collective efforts to confront the scourge of terrorism.