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Pak security situation improved after successful military operations: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (APP): Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal says security situation has improved considerably after successful military operations in the tribal areas and other parts of the country. He was addressing a gathering at the Embassy Forum, organized by Pakistan Embassy, in Washington. The Minister said the country has reversed the tide of terrorism through the […]

Two injured as Indian troops resort to unprovoked firing at LoC

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

RAWALPINDI (INP): Two including a girl were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing along Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday. Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) said that Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked intense fire in Satwal and Nikial Sectors besides targeting civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages. […]

Army chief has right to comment on economy: Khurshid Shah

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Opposition leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah has said army chief has right to comment on economy and if Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has any misperception on this count then government should give him briefing. “army chief has every right to comment on national economy. If he is stopped then army […]

Pakistan, US heading towards ‘a much better relationship’: Trump

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump said early Saturday morning he wants to express his gratitude to Pakistan and its leadership for their “cooperation”, something that came as a stark contrast to the scathing comments he had made in August this year during the unveiling of the American strategy in South Asia. In a new […]

Babar, bowlers lead Pakistan to 85-run victory over Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan reasserted their dominance in the UAE with a crushing win in Dubai over a Sri Lanka side that has seen ODI wins excruciatingly hard to come by in 2017. A century from Babar Azam – back playing his most favoured format – and a blistering 81 from Shoaib Malik saw Pakistan […]

Ahsan Iqbal asks ISPR DG to avoid commenting on country’s economy

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal reacted to the statements given by Pakistan Army officials regarding deteriorating economical situation in the country, suggesting Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations DG (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor to refrain from commenting on the economy in public. Talking to media persons Friday, the Interior Minister said irresponsible statements […]

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Mattis blasts Pentagon over pricey Afghan uniforms

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has issued a sharp rebuke after the Pentagon wasted millions of dollars buying the Afghan army a pricey uniform that may have made soldiers easier to spot. According to a memo released Monday, Mattis told Pentagon procurement officials that the decision to buy the overpriced woodland green camouflage […]

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Mumbai building collapse kills at least eight, many feared trapped

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): A 40-year old four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least eight people with more than 20 feared trapped, fire and police officials said. “Search and rescue operations are still on,” said P.S. Rahangdale, chief fire officer of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, adding two firemen were injured […]

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Erdogan in Qatar for talks on Gulf crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

DOHA (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Doha on Monday as part of a Gulf tour aimed at defusing a dispute between Turkey´s ally Qatar and neighbouring Arab states. Erdogan was greeted by Qatari ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Doha ahead of their first face-to-face talks on the Gulf crisis, […]

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Young Pakistan military officers oppose terrorism, says US expert

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): The new generation of Pakistani military officers is more sensitive to terrorism than its predecessors, says Robin Raphel, former assistant secretary of state for South Asia, rejecting a claim by the Afghan ambassador that those officers are more likely to back terrorism than current Pakistani commanders. At a weekend seminar on Afghanistan at […]

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China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

BEIJING (AFP): China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share a 3,500-km […]

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US urges India and China to reduce tension through direct dialogue

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (INP): The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects”. “We encourage India and China to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions and free of any coercive aspects,” Gary Ross, a defence department spokesman said Saturday Over the past week, the US state […]

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India responsible for smog in Pakistan: Punjab environment minister

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Punjab Environment Minister Begum Zakia Shah said on Saturday that the arch-rival India is responsible for the smog across the border in Pakistan’s Punjab. Talking to media today, she reasoned that the neighbouring state burnt 35 million tons of waste which caused air pollution. She believes that the polluted air was carried to […]

Pakistan Navy fully committed to defence of country’s maritime interests: CNS

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi says Pakistan Navy is fully committed to defence of maritime infrastructure and naval interests of the country. He said this during his visit to coastal installations of Pakistan Navy including Turbat, Gwadar and Jinnah Naval Base Ormara to review operational readiness of Pakistan Navy […]

Dr Farooq Sattar announces ‘historic’ rally on Sunday

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar has claimed on Friday to organise a historic political rally in Karachi on November 5th (Sunday). While talking to the media in Liquatabad area, Dr Sattar said that the census count did not include more than 10 million people of Karachi and the conspiracy […]

Aitzaz, Rehman strongly criticizes Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): PPP leader Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has strongly criticized former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and asked him to explain to whom Asif Zardari is pleasing. While commenting on the statement of PML(N)’s chief Mian Nawaz Sharif he said that it is difficult to sit along with Nawaz Sharif. Actually Nawaz is in problem and […]

PML-N expecting justice from courts says Marriyum Aurangzeb

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb has said despite the serious illness of Kulsoom Nawaz, the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is appearing in the accountability court and this is the biggest example of PML-N respect towards the court decision. She said that PML-N always talked about the sanctity […]

NAB favoring PML-N claims Sharjeel Memon

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Provincial lawmaker of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) lawmaker, Sharjeel Memon has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is apparently  favoring PML-N and treating them in different manner comparing to other cases which was clearly people seen in former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Memon said this while talking to media persons on Friday […]

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