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Armed forces fully capable of responding to all internal, external threats: COAS

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report RISALPUR: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa says Pakistan is a peace-loving country and wants stability in the region. Addressing the passing out parade of 138 GD (P), 84 Engineering, 94 Air Defence, 19 Admin & Special Duties and 3rd Logistics courses at PAF Academy Risalpur on Monday, he said that […]

No compromise reached on appointment of NAB Chairman: Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah said on Monday that no compromise was reached to select the new chairman of the National Accountability Bureau. Shah said the opposition has not complained regarding the new appointment neither has anyone else criticised it. The opposition leader and senior PPP leader added that […]

Days of depending on US are over for Pakistan: PM

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the days of Pakistan depending on the US to meet its military and other requirements are over. According to reports, while giving interview to an international TV channel, the PM said on Monday, “If one source dries up, we have no option but to […]

PPP wants debate in Senate over US defense secretary statement about CPEC

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Monday submitted a motion in the Senate Secretariat calling for debate over US Defense Secretary James Mattis’ statement about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Mattis had last week informed the Congress that the One Belt, One Road goes through disputed territory. Senator Sehar Kamran filed the […]

Nawaz, Maryam and Capt Safdar to be indicted on 13th Oct

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Accountability Court hearing NAB reference decided on Monday to indict Mian Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt Safdar on Friday, 13th October. Maryam Nawaz, daughter of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and her husband retired Captain Muhammad Safdar were granted bail in NAB reference. They appeared before an accountability court of Judge […]

3 Hazaras among five killed as unknown gunmen open fire at vehicle in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: As many as five people were killed and one injured as unidentified gunmen targeted a vehicle carrying members of the Hazara community on the city’s Kasi Road early Monday. According to police officials, the deceased include the vehicle’s driver and a passerby as well — both not Hazara. The victims were on […]

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Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff must leave US diplomatic missions, in retaliation for new US sanctions against Moscow. The decision to expel staff was made on Friday, but Mr Putin has now confirmed the number who must go by 1 September. It brings staff levels to 455, the […]

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Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes amid tense election for assembly

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report Venezuela’s election of a controversial new assembly has been disrupted by violence, with widespread protests and at least 10 deaths reported. Those killed include an opposition youth leader, a pro-government candidate and a soldier. The government wants a new constituent assembly with powers to rewrite the constitution and override congress. The opposition says […]

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One killed, three injured in German nightclub shooting

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report BERLIN: A 34-year-old man opened fire in a nightclub in the southern German city of Konstanz on Sunday, killing one person and seriously injuring three others, police said. The suspect was fatally wounded in a gunfight with police officers outside the music venue after they had rushed to the scene shortly after the […]

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US imposes new sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile programme

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

  F.P. Report WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions targeting Iran s ballistic missile program, one day after Tehran tested a satellite-launch rocket an act that Washington had called “provocative.” The US Treasury singled out six companies owned or controlled by Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG), which it said was central to the […]

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Iran to continue missile programme with full power

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report TEHRAN: Iran has vowed to press ahead with its missile programme, denouncing new US sanctions as “an effort to weaken the nuclear deal”. Bahram Ghasemi, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, said on Saturday Tehran considers the US move as “hostile, reprehensible and unacceptable”. “It’s ultimately an effort to weaken the nuclear deal,” he said, […]

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Senegal set to vote in parliamentary elections

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report SENEGAL: Voters in Senegal are set to elect a new parliament following a tense campaign between rival coalitions in an election seen as a crucial test of support ahead of a presidential election in 2019. Polling takes place between 8:00am and 6:00pm local time (08:00 to 18:00 GMT) on Sunday, with first results […]

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ICC consultant gives security clearance for PSL matches in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Keeping in view the personal interest and assurance of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah the Internal Cricket Council (ICC) Foreign Security Consultant Mr Reg Dickason has said that he would give clearance to ICC for holding international matches in Karachi, claims spokesman CM House. The ICC Foreign Security Consultant Mr […]

Siraj urges NAB Chief to dig out files of around 150 mega corruption cases

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the government’s failure to initiate accountability of other people named in the Panama leaks after the Sharif family clearly indicated that it did not want to continue the accountability process. Addressing the central leadership of the JI at Mansoora, he therefore […]

Maryam rejects rumours of differences with Hamza Shahbaz

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz has on Monday clarified that there are no differences between her and Hamza Shehbaz. Maryam said Hamza is her younger brother, and the whole family is united under Nawaz Sharif. She said the opponents start spreading rumors of clash when they can’t find any other […]

Senate passes amendment in Elections Bill, 2017

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate on Monday passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 with a majority vote. The bill was moved by Senator Shibli Faraz on behalf of the opposition members in the house to further amend the Elections Act, 2017. The amendment in section 203 sought to impose ban on a disqualified person to take […]

Prizada firm on stance asking Shehbaz to take over PML-N

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Monday rehashed statement of installing Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif as ruling party’s chief. “I adhere to the statement that Shehbaz Sharif must take over command of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN). I haven’t articulated name of 111th Infantry Brigade that everyone seems […]

70 students arrested for defying Quaid-e-Azam University administration

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Cracking down on students protesting against the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) administration, Islamabad police arrested 70 students on Monday in a bid to reopen the university, which has remained closed for over two weeks due to a student-admin showdown. Negotiations were said to have been successful last week, with the students agreeing to […]

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