Free Press Journal
  • Lee Kuan Yew

    Bill Clinton to lead US delegation to Lee Kuan Yew funeral

    Singapore: Former US President Bill Clinton will lead a high-level White House delegation to attend the State Funeral of Singapore’s founder Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday. Lee, 91, died on March 23. He was Singapore’s First Prime Minister. Lee stepped down in 1990, but held influence on local and international political and economic affairs. The delegation will include US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar, former US ambassador to Singapore Steven Green and former assistant to the

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama calls prospects of peace, two-state solution between Israel, Palestine ‘dim’

    London: United States President Barack Obama has said that prospects of peace and a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine are “dim” following Israeli’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to oppose a Palestinian state. According to BBC, Netanyahu’s remarks angered the White House. However, the Israeli PM has tried to soften his comment. Obama said that his relationship with the Israeli PM is “businesslike”. Obama also suggested that he has met with Netanyahu more than

  • US officials visit AIIMS ahead of Obama’s visit

    New Delhi: Officials of two US-based security agencies visited the AIIMS hospital and inspected the medical facilities ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to India for the Republic Day celebrations, hospital authorities said.

  • Al-Qaeda on its way to defeat: Obama

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that the core of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan is on its way to defeat, but insisted that the hard fighting against the terrorist group remains.

  • Obama to contribute five per cent of his salary to Treasury

    Washington: At a time when US is facing economic strain and automatic budgetary cuts is in place, President Barack Obama will return five per cent of his salary amounting to USD 20,000 to the Department of Treasury.

  • ​Core of al-Qaeda on path to defeat: Obama

    Washington: The core of al-Qaeda is on the path to defeat, US President Barack Obama has said adding that this has been mainly due to the relentless actions being taken by his administration against terrorist groups.