Free Press Journal
  • US proposes USD 336 mn aid to Pakistan

    The proposal of aid to Pakistan comes weeks after Trump administration suspended nearly USD 2 billion in security assistance to Islamabad due to its inability to take action against terrorist groups operating from its soil.

  • Lives being shattered by mere allegation: Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump appeared to side with men accused of domestic abuse or sexual misconduct, saying lives were being “destroyed by a mere allegation” after two White House aides resigned this week amid domestic abuse claims.

  • US Congress passes funding bill to end second shutdown

    The House voted 240 to 186 in support of a bipartisan package that extends funding until March 23, hours after a conservative senator forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline, sparking the shutdown.

  • Trump asks Pentagon to plan a military parade

     Washington : US President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand military parade, the White House has said, an unusual move aimed at showcasing the muscle power of the country.

  • Pence for ‘toughest’ US  sanctions on North Korea

    Tokyo : US Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics.

  • Trump likely to ok release of secret memo defying FBI  

    Washington : US President Donald Trump is set to approve the release of a controversial memo accusing the FBI of abusing its surveillance tools during its probe into alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, setting up a clash with the intelligence agency.

  • N Korean athletes land in South for Winter Olympics

    Seoul : Ten North Korean skiers and skaters arrived in the South today to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Games, setting the stage for a “peace Olympics” after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

  • US lifts ban on refugees from 11 high-risk nations

    Washington : The US has lifted a ban on admissions to refugees from 11 countries whose applicants it designated “high-risk” and announced tougher vetting measures to weed out potential extremists and criminals.

  • Prez Trump finally admits he sometimes tweets while in bed

    Davos/ Washington : US President Donald Trump has admitted that he sometimes tweets while in bed because of his busy schedule and the need to defend himself from a lot of “fake news”.

  • ‘After AG, Mueller seeks to question Trump in Russia investigation’       

    Washington : Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to question US President Donald Trump on his decisions to fire his national security adviser and the FBI chief, a media report said on Wednesday, days after he interviewed the Attorney General in a probe into whether Russia colluded with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.

  • Big win for Republicans: Trump on US shutdown

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has hailed the end of the government shutdown as a ‘big win’ for Republicans and hit out at Democrats saying they ‘caved in’ following the 69-hour crisis.