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China defends ally Pakistan after Trump criticism

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

BEIJING (NNI): China defended its ally Pakistan on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan’s “safe havens” for militants and warned it had much to lose by continuing to “harbour terrorists”. Asked about Trump’s speech, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Pakistan was on […]

Another dengue patient dies in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: A woman resident of Tehkal area died of dengue in Peshawar on Tuesday after which the death toll due to the epidemic reached 12 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ capital. 30-year old Nehayat Bibi was under treatment in Hayatabad Medical where her husband Zubair was also getting treatment of dengue. Her ten year old […]

Govt will make sure completion of developmental projects on time: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said incumbent government is committed to complete the ongoing uplift schemes in the stipulated time in the better interest of the masses. Abbasi said this while meeting with the PML-N senators in Islamabad on Tuesday. In the meeting the senators discussed the ongoing development schemes in […]

Imran rejects Trump allegations against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has strongly condemned the US President Trump speech about Pakistan and blaming for providing safe heavens to the terrorists. He shared his views over the twitter on Tuesday. Imran Khan said that US trying to put all the burden of its failure in Afghanistan despite that […]

Khursheed Shah criticize low attendance of MNAs in National Assembly session

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly, Khursheed Shah criticized the low attendance of the members of the national assembly on Tuesday during the NA session. Khursheed Shah said that it is shameful that members are absent and such a low attendance in the session, he (Shah) is ashamed to see such attendance in […]

Afghanistan will be graveyard for US troops: Taliban spokesman

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

Web Desk ISLAMABAD: Taliban Spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid has warned the America that if they send more troops to Afghanistan that the land of Taliban will be their graveyard. Taliban issued a statement to the media after the Donald Trump announcement of new policy regarding Afghanistan and Pakistan and it also indicating  that US will sent […]

Global

Dozens of nationalities among Spain attack victims

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

PARIS (AFP): The twin vehicle attacks in Spain that left 14 dead and over 100 more injured in a bustling tourist area of Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils affected people of some three dozen nationalities. The dead and injured came from countries as varied as France, Venezuela, Australia, Ireland, Peru, Algeria and […]

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IS claims responsibility of Barcelona attack

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report BEIRUT: The Islamic State group claimed the responsibility of the deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday. This was said by the Jihadist organization propaganda outlet Amaq. It added that the soldiers of Islamic State attacks in Barcelona but it did not revealed the names of those it claimed were behind the attack. […]

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Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona: police

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

BARCELONA (AFP): A van crashed into dozens of people in the centre of Barcelona on Thursday and several people were injured, police in the Spanish city said. Police described the incident on Twitter as a “massive crash”. Emergency services said people should not go to the area around the city´s Placa Catalunya, and requested the […]

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Human rights groups demands India to stop deporting Rohingya

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report NEW DELHI: Human Rights Groups urged the Indian government to stop the deporting of tens of thousands of Rohingya migrants and perform its international legal duties in this regard. The demands was came from Human Rights groups after the India’s junior hime minister said in parliament last week that the government is thinking […]

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Saudi opens border for Qatari hajj pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report RIYADH: King Salman of Saudi Arabia ordered the officials reopened the border with Qatar for the hajj pilgrims and allow them carry out their religious rituals in Mecca. The decision is the seems to be the first step for normalizing the tension between the Arab countries when it was disturb by disconnecting diplomatic […]

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Sierra Leone flood: More than 600 people still missing

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report SIERRA LEONE: Spokesperson of the President told media persons that more than 600 people were still missing when the flood and mud sliding destroyed parts of the Sierra Leone capital. The government has announced seven days mourning and pleading for the urgent support from international community. As per the officials figures 400 persons […]

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Pakistan

“Accountability March” from Lahore to Islamabad on Sept 12: Sirajul Haq

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has announced an “Accountability March” from the Punjab capital to Islamabad on September 12 to underline the need for an across the board accountability involving all segments of the society. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, he said that the “40 thieves had ganged […]

Govt fails to provide relief to masses in four years : Sherry Rehman

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Vice President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Senator Sherry Rehman regretted that the government has no intention of giving relief or paying attention to the real issues of the people of country, including loadshedding, water security or the entitlement to food. Addressing a Senate Motion on Food & Security here on Monday, she […]

Pakistan hosting largest number of refugees: UNHCR

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has declared Pakistan as the largest country for giving shelter to refugees in the world and most of them refugees were belonging to Afghanistan. As per the UNHCR report, Pakistan hosting the largest number of refugees in the country and as many as 1.45 million […]

President NBP appears before NAB

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: President National Bank of Pakistan, Saeed Ahmed appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) office on Monday as he was summoned to records his statement in the Sharif family case of London flats. The NAB has filed several references against the Nawaz Sharif, his family Ihsaq Dar and others on the directives […]

Nawaz is fine, not going anywhere: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has rejected all the speculations that ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is leaving the country to UK for medical checkup. Saad said to media persons Nawaz Sharif is fine and fresh and he not going anywhere and rejected all the news regarding travelling abroad and […]

PTI to hold rally in Sukkur on August 25

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will organize a rally in Sukkur on August 25 as the Party chief Imran Khan decided to start public meeting and show power in Sindh. The decision was made after the PPP Chairam Bilawal held a huge public gathering at Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Chief of Awami Muslim […]

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Afghanistan

8 Taliban killed, 6 injured in a clash with forces in Maidan Wardak

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: As many as eight Taliban fighters were killed and six otehrs were injrued in the Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan during the clash between the secuirty forces and Taliban. The clash was started on Sunday in Syedabad district of Maidan Wardak, provincial police commandant confirmed in a statement to media.  He added […]

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10 cops killed, 18 injured in Taliban attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report LASHKARGAH: Police officials confirmed that at least 10 police men were killed and 18 others were injured in a with Taliban in Nawa district of Helmand province. Chairman, District Development Council, Attiqullah told local that the Taliban gunmen attacked security check posts in Khalach area of Nawa district and take control of four […]

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Trump taken decision on Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said that after meeting an consultation with the Army General at Camp David, the decision on Afghanistan has been taken. Donald Trump share his views on social media site Twitter and adding that he spent a important day with the army generals and leaders at camp David to […]

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23 Taliban killed operations in 13 provinces: MoD

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that as many as 23 Taliban insurgents were killed or injured in last 24 hours in operation conducted against the anti state elements. As per the statement issued from the MoD, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) initiated 17 planned operations, 22 special operations, 1 […]

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Ghani wants to bring changes in current Higher Education System

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has said that the country current higher education systems was not capable to fulfill the economic and political requirements of the country and now it is time to bring changes in it in the better interest of the youth. Ghani called the authorities for systemic change in the […]

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One killed, two injured in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KHOST: One person killed and two more were injured in IED bomb blast in Khost city. Khost Police Chief, Faizullah Ghirat told media that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was fixed in the civilian vehicle went off in Khost city in which one person killed and two others were injured. Meanwhile, Director […]

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Business

Saudi budget deficit halves after reforms, oil rebound

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JEDDAH (AFP): The ultra-conservative kingdom has moved to diversify its traditionally oil-dependent economy following a sharp fall in crude prices. The budget deficit dropped by 51 percent to 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion, 16.2 billion euros) in the first half of 2017, the finance ministry announced. “This result reflects an improvement in the management of […]

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

DANDONG (REUTERS): Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea are labeled ‘Made in China’ and exported across the world, they said. Using North Korea to produce cheap […]

Finance Minister lauded for clearing refund claims of Rs 23 bln

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for clearing pending refunds of Rs 23 billion, terming is a step which will encourage exporters and taxpayers. “The government has fulfilled its promise to the business community for clearing their refunds dues where Refund Payment Orders were […]

Britain says will not stay in EU via ‘back door’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: After weeks of feuding, two key figures in Britain’s cabinet came together Sunday to say any post-Brexit transition would not be a “back door” to continued European Union membership. Finance Minister Philip Hammond, who favours a softer, pro-business Brexit, and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a hardline supporter of Britain leaving the […]

Trade deficit widens by 55 percent in July 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade deficit in the first month of the new fiscal year widened by 55 percent whereas exports registered an increase of 10.58 percent. According to the figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics the July trade deficit widened by 55 percent to 3.204 billion dollars as against 2 billion dollars of […]

Pakistan Stock Exchange loses 1500 points this week

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI:  The dark shadows of political fallout rule the Pakistan Stock Exchange during the outgoing week where the index lost more than 1500 points where volume also dipped sharply because of lack interest of seasoned investors and financial institutions. The week started off on a bearish note with index declining by 3.4 percent […]

Sports

Pakistan’s Mansoor Zaman reaches Asian Junior Squash Championship final

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistani professional squash player Mansoor Zaman has qualified for the final of Asian Junior Squash championship, which is currently being held in Amman, Jordan. Mansoor defeated Alireza Shameli of Iran in the semi-final of the U19 category. He only took 34 minutes to take down his opponent to win the match 12-10, 11-6, […]

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Amir allowed to travel to Pakistan for fitness tests by Essex

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): English county Essex has confirmed that its oversea signing from Pakistan, fast bowler Mohammad Amir, has been allowed to travel back to Pakistan to attend fitness tests being conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The county, in a statement released on Friday evening, said that Amir has been released on the request […]

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Umar Akmal got at least seven chances to improve his fitness: PCB

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hit back at batsman Umar Akmal over his statements regarding his omission from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squad. In a press release, Umar was given as many as seven chances to improve his fitness and match the standards of his teammates as laid out by the team […]

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Faisal Iqbal wants to replace Younus, Misbah

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: The retirement of Test legends Younus Khan and Misbahul Haq after the West Indies series has left a gaping hole in the Pakistan middle order, with several names being touted to fill the void. Karachi’s middle-order batsman Faisal Iqbal has thrown his name among the mix, and is confident of making a surprise […]

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PCB issues show cause notice Umar Akmal

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Umar Akmal faces sanction from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following the out-of-favour batsman’s public outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur. Akmal addressed a news conference on Wednesday in which he lashed out at Arthur, accusing the South African of insulting him and refusing him access to the coaching facilities at the National […]

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ICC announces schedule of U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

WEB DESK: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the upcoming Under-19 World Cup which will be starting from January 13 2018 in New Zealand. The first of the World Cup will be played between the defending champion West Indies and host New Zealand in Group A, day night match. Total 16 teams will participate […]

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Fashion

Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

OTTAWA (AFP) – A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle,” police […]

Game of Thrones actor warns about husky craze

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage  urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their similarity to fearsome “direwolves”, as many were being quickly abandoned. “To all Game of Thrones’ many wonderful fans, we understand that due to the direwolves’ huge popularity, many folks are going out and buying huskies,” the US […]

Salman Khan compensates worried distributors over Tubelight losses

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Salman Khan has scored hits after hits for the past decade or so, naturally spiking expectations of his fans after every successive flick. His recent film “Tubelight”, however, failed to impress even his die-hard fans, resulting in a miserable tank at the box office. The unimpressive performance left distributors incurring losses […]

Tom Cruise injured during ‘Mission Impossible 6’ stunt in London

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

Web Desk The actor – famous for insisting on performing all of his own stunts – is said to have broken his ankle in two places after crashing into a building during a roof jump scene. According to reports, Cruise, 55, has flown back to the US for treatment, forcing producers to push back filming […]

Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone fail to bag awards at Teen Choice 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood divas Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone didn’t emerge as winners at the Teen Choice 2017 award ceremony, where TV show Riverdale and film Wonder Woman dominated the winners’ list. Deepika was nominated for her Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage in the Choice Action Movie Actress category and lost the title to Gal […]

Four Indians held for leaking ‘Games of Thrones’ episode

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP) – Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO s “Game of Thrones” television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday. Already the most pirated show in TV history, the popular fantasy drama — which tells the story of noble families vying for the Iron […]