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Russia, Pakistan warn of Daesh presence in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Moscow and Islamabad are concerned about the Daesh terror group strengthening in northeastern Afghanistan, according to the foreign ministers of the two countries. In a joint news conference in Moscow following a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed there were thousands of Daesh militants in Afghanistan’s northeastern […]

PM wants to sabotage PAC, Khurshid alleges

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

  F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee has strongly protested and annoyed  with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for preventing federal  secretary finance  from appearing in PAC meeting where he  was summoned to  answer s for  releasing  of Rs 3.9 billion to Captain (R) Safdar without taking the parliament into confidence. Public Accounts Committee chairman […]

Indian DHC summoned over ceasefire violations

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal Tuesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 19 February in Khuiratta Sector, Jijot Bahadar village resulting in the shahadat of Ayan Zahid, an 8 […]

Rasheed to file application in NAB against PM

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed has said he will file application against Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today in NAB as Supreme Court (SC) in its decision in LNG case had directed him to resort to NAB . Talking to media men here Tuesday he said LNG case is […]

Parliament cannot legislate against basic rights: CJP

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said on Tuesday that parliament cannot make laws that violate the basic rights of the people. He said, “Parliament is supreme, but constitution is above it. (Supreme Court) has right to review legislation violating basic rights.” He added that the parliament cannot legislate […]

Terrorists in Afghanistan pose threat to Pakistan, Russia: Khawaja Asif in Moscow

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

MOSCOW (APP): After meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday said that terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan pose threat to Pakistan and Russia. Speaking at a news conference along with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, he said Pakistan has not back out from the war against terrorists, however, […]

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Global

Six Houthis killed in skirmish with army in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Mohamed al-Samei SANAA: Six Houthi rebels were killed fighting army troops in Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province on Monday, according to a local official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency by phone, Mossad al-Salahi, general director of Al-Bayda’s Nati directorate, said army troops and pro-government “popular resistance” forces had opened fire on a Houthi patrol with rocket launchers. […]

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30 killed in regime attacks in Syria

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Adham Kako EASTERN GHOUTA: At least 30 Syrian civilians were killed in fresh regime attacks in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta on Monday, according to local civil-defense sources. Regime forces launched air and ground attacks on several districts in the suburb, which has been under a crippling siege since 2012. Twenty civilians, including children […]

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Israel warns Lebanon over Hezbollah attack

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Abdel Raouf Arnaout JERUSALEM: Israel will hold Lebanon responsible for any future attack by Hezbollah group, Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Monday. Speaking at a conference of Jewish community in North America, held in Jerusalem, Erdan said Hezbollah is a key member of the Lebanese government. He called on the U.S. to intervene […]

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Ex-football coach jailed in child sex abuse case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: A British court on Monday sentenced a former football coach for 31 years in prison over child abuse offences. Barry Bennell, 64, was found guilty on 50 counts of child sexual abuse for his offences between 1979 and 1991 during his work as a youth team coach in Manchester City and […]

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Daesh kills 27 Hashd fighters in Kirkuk, says Iraq officials

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ali Mukarrem Garip KIRKUK:  Daesh terrorists executed 27 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters captured earlier in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province, according to a Monday statement released by the Iraqi government. “On Sunday evening, a Hashd al-Shaabi force was ambushed by Daesh terrorists, resulting in violent clashes that lasted for more than two hours,” the statement read. A […]

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Moscow concerned about tensions between Iran, Israel

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Moscow is concerned about rising tensions between Iran and Israel, acc-ording to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday. Speaking at the Discussion Club Valday in Moscow, La-vrov said Moscow cannot ac-cept attempts to deal with any regional problem through a prism of fighting against Iran. “We observe such attempts in Syria, […]

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Pakistan

NA passes two bills regarding health services

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The National Assembly today passed two important bills related to improving health status of residents of Islamabad and capacity building of health professionals. Congratulating her team on the occasion Federal Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said private health sector was unregulated and there were no standard of quality assurance in Islamabad. There […]

Staffers in Pak embassy in Kabul perennial victims of agony

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan diplomats posted in Kabul have come under a severe mental stress and agony in the face of poor security arrangements, bomb blasts and a spate of suicide attacks. Iran has provided facility of enjoying one week holidays in their country after every three weeks of duty in Kabul to provide them […]

Ayaz for greater interaction with Bosnia

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Tuesday called for greater interaction and people-to-people contact with Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was speaking to Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sakib Foric in the Parliament House, a press release said. He stressed the need for new synergies of parliamentary cooperation between Pakistan and Bosnia and […]

Whenever some thief is mentioned, Maryam takes it upon her father: Aitzaz

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PPP leader Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan has said it is matter of grave concern whenever mention is made of any thief Maryam Nawaz takes it on her father. “whenever mention is made about some thief, Maryam Nawaz takes it upon her father. While Chief Justice had only asked can any thief become party […]

Will protest if parliament used against judiciary, warns Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Imran Khan warned on Tuesday that his party will launch protest if parliament is used against judiciary, adding that the ruling party is making an attempt to save Nawaz Sharif. In a media talk, the Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said, “If parliament is used against judiciary then we will protest on […]

Abid Boxer shifted to Karachi from Dubai, confirms cousin

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Most wanted criminal and ex-police inspector Abid Boxer has been shifted to Karachi from Dubai, confirmed cousin Ali Boxer. Police officers had arrested Abid Boxer in Dubai with the help of Interpol. Earlier Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan had announced to move the court against Abid’s confession in which, he revealed […]

Afghanistan

9 policemen, 13 militants killed in Farah clash

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BALA BOLOK: At least eight policemen and thirteen anti-government armed militants were killed during the overnight clash in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The incident took place late on Monday night in the vicinity of Bala Bolok district after a large number of militants launched coordinated attacks on security posts. Provincial governor’s spokesman […]

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New governor vows improved security in Logar

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PUL-I-ALAM: The newly-appointed governor of central Logar province on Tuesday took charge, identifying improvement in security as his top priority. Governor Muhammad Anwar Ishaqzai, who was introduced to a gathering here, demanded cooperation from the masses in running all provincial affairs. Ishaqzai said he would make every effort at ensuring security in Logar. […]

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Three killed, dozens injured in Jalabad explosion

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: An eyewitness told Afghan media that at least three people were killed in an explosion in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. Media reports claimed that dozens others were injured in the explosion which happened at a busy market in the city and which are also a bus station […]

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Samangan’s deposed Governor agrees to step down

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The newly appointed governor of Samangan province of Afghanistan, Abdul Latif Ibrahimi will officially take the charge of Tuesday after the ousted governor Abdul Karim Khudam agreed to steps aside. Earlier on Saturday, Abdul Karim Khudam was deposed from the governorship of the Samangan province and later he rejected the government decision […]

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At least 20 Taliban fighters killed during operations: MoD

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABULL: Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has claimed that as many as 20 militants including a local commander of Taliban were killed in the past 24 hours in various parts of the country. MoD issued a statement in this regard on Tuesday; the statements added that the 14 operations are underway in 14 […]

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‘Govt paying proper attention to mines’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has said the government was paying proper attention to the administration of mines and natural resources in the country. This he said in a meeting with the representatives of Badakhshan provincial assembly at the Presidential Palace here on Monday. Chairman of Independent Directorate of Local Governance, Abdul Matin Baig […]

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Business

IMF says it stopped Kenya’s access to $1.5b standby credit

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters): The International Monetary Fund stopped Kenya’s access to a $1.5 billion standby credit facility last June after failing to agree with the government on a reduction of the fiscal deficit, the fund said on Tuesday. The two-year precautionary facility, set to expire next month, was put in place for Kenya in case of […]

FPCCI supports privatization of PIA, PSM

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), regional Chairman Chaudhry Irfan Yousaf has said that the FPCCI is in favor of the privatization of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). He termed that the step towards privatization of these two state run institutes will increase in […]

Overseas Pakistani gets back his Rs 142 million

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Due to the consistence pursuance of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, an expatriate Pakistani has succeeded in getting back his 142 million rupees. Vice Chairperson OPC Shaheen Khalid Butt and Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti informed in this regard that Muhammad Shoaib, settled in UK lodged a complaint that he paid Rs 142 million […]

HabibMetro Bank posts profit of Rs.9.1b

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Board of Directors of Habib Metropolitan Bank Ltd. held a meeting to approve the financial statements of the Bank for the year ended December 31, 2017. A final cash dividend of 30 percent was declared in the proceedings. The Bank posted a profit-before-tax of Rs. 9.1 billion for the year 2017. […]

HBL asset management, 1LINK and FBL sign PayPak agreement

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: HBL Asset Management (HBL AM), 1LINK (Guarantee) Limited (1LINK) and FBL signed two agreements for affiliate membership of PayPak along with Bill Payment Solutions facility. With these agreements, HBL AM’s clients will be able to conduct online transactions between their mutual fund account and bank account with great convenience. It will also […]

NBP wins eight corporate social responsibility awards

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) bagged eight awards at the two prestigious CSR Summit and Award ceremonies, organized in Karachi and Islamabad respectively. Impressed by NBP’s vision and implementation of CSR activities, the two organizations; National Forum for Health and Environment (NFEH) and The Professionals Network (TPN) unanimously acknowledged NBP’s valuable contribution […]

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Sports

Imran Khan lays foundation stone of Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

  F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Imran Khan laid down foundation stone of the Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium by reconstructing it according to international need with all facilities costing Rs. 1.39 billion here Tuesday. Besides him KP Information Minister Shah Farman, Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif, Adviser to the Chief Minister on […]

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PSL 2018 trophy unveiled by franchise captains in Dubai

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): The trophy for the third season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), which starts Feb 22, was jointly unveiled by the captains of each of the PSL franchises at a ceremony held in Dubai on Tuesday. The unveiling ceremony was accompanied by a press conference addressed by PSL chief Najam Sethi and […]

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Kevin Pietersen announces retirement after PSL-3

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Former England batsman and player of Quetta Gladiator, Kevin Pietersen has announced the Pakistan Super League Season will be the final and he will be seen for the last on the cricket ground as he is going to retire after the PSL. Kevin Pietersen, who is also known KP shared a photo […]

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Fakhar, Amir win awards for 2017

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Steven Smith, Nathan Lyon, Heather Knight, Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir are among the winners of the ESPNcricinfo Awards for the best performances in cricket in 2017. Smith’s battling 109 in Australia’s unexpected win in Pune won for best Test batting performance, beating his eight-and-a-half-hour 141 not out at the Gabba, and […]

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PSL 3 trophy to be unveiled in Dubai on Tuesday

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy will be held in Dubai on Tuesday. According to Private news channel , the silverware for the tournament will be […]

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Shaheen excited to be in action for Lahore Qalandars

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Young gun Shaheen Shah Afridi cannot wait to play for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition starting this week. The 17-year-old speedster, who is in Dubai training with the squad, said he is happy and proud to be a part of Lahore Qalandars. “It’s a wonderful team, it […]

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Fashion

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao to reunite after four years

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Queen of Kangana Ranaut and the talent power house, Rajkummar Rao is all set to reunite in the upcoming project after four years of gap on the screen. Currently, Kangana is busing in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Rajkummar is working on a film with the title ‘Ek Ladki Ko […]

Saba Qamar likely to play Sara Ali Khan’s mother in ‘Hindi Medium 2’

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Pakistani actress Saba Qamar is likely to play mother of Sara Ali Khan in the next movie ‘Hindi Medium 2’. The India media reported that renowned film-makers Ashutosh Gowariker and Karan Johar contacted, Saif Ali Khan’s daughter from first wife Amrita Singh. Reports added that Sara Ali Khan has already rejected about […]

Priyanka Chopra to ends her deal with Nirav Modi

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood diva, Priyanka Chopra has been the brand ambassador of Nirav Modi’s jewellery brand since January 2017. The actress is now, getting legal help from the legal team to cancel her deal after Nirav Modi was appeared as the criminal involved in a massive corruption scandal. Spokesperson of Priyanka told media […]

I am in a relationship with my work, says Bhumi Pednekar

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bhumi Pednekar is continued to impress the audiences as her last release Shubh Mangal Saavdhan opposite Ayushmann Khurrana received a great amount of praise from both audiences and the critics. Bhumi Pednekar also seen opposite Akshay Kumar in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha delivering a power-packed performance in the film. Recently in an interview with […]

Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane to reunite after 24 years

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Renuka Shahane returning to Hindi cinema after 14 years and she will be seen with Richa Chadha and Pulkit Samrat in an upcoming movie ‘3 Storeys’. Renuka Shahane also signed a marathi movie with Madhuri Dixit titled ‘Bucket List’. The two actresses had shared great chemistry as sisters in blockbuster ‘Hum Aapke […]

Anushka Sharma looks terrifying in ‘Pari’ teaser

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anushka Sharma is look terrifying in her upcoming horror movie ‘Pari’ as another promo of the movie is out and is ready to frightening the audience. Anushka Sharam shared a video on her Twitter account and asking the fans ‘will you be her valentine’. The promo of ‘Pari’ shows that Anushka saying […]

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Peshawar

ANP remarks on Imran wedding

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) central senior vice president Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said third marriage by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) chief Imran Khan warranted serious consideration about his honesty and righteousness. Commenting on new marriage of cricketer-turned politician in a statement, the ANP leader equated it to a political explosion, adding it was raising […]

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Pak, Saudi relations to achieve new heights: Analysts

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Defense and political experts Tuesday said defense cooperation between Pakistan and Kingdom Saudi Arabia (KSA) will touch new heights of friendship after the decision of Federal Government to send additional troops to the holy land for provision of training and advisory missions for the Saudi armed forces. Former Secretary Law and Order […]

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Departments own Rs 19854.646 outstanding dues of PESCO

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) Tuesday warned defaulter federal and provincial Government departments of disconnection of electricity supply. PESCO spokesman said in a press release issued here athat it has been decided that power supply will be disconnect to the defaulter Federal and Provincial Government if they do not pay their outstanding […]

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NAB starts investigation into Imran’s use of KP government helicopters

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has started investigation against Imran Khan for using the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopters. Earlier on February 3, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan had said that he welcomed the examining of the issue by NAB and adding that the KP government had clarified that there […]

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Action against hotel owners taken for unhygienic condition

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Because of the poor unhygienic condition of several hotels, the district administration on Monday carried out crackdown against the restaurants at Ring Road Peshawar and held few owners among them. On the complaints of locals, the deputy commissioner Islam Zeb directed relevant officials for initiating crackdown against owners of hotels for overcharging […]

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Peshawar Zoo needs concentration of the high ups

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P.  Report PESHAWAR:  Due to lack of strict administrator in Peshawar zoo, the visitors at the newly established recreation site are disquieting Lions and Leopard inside their cages which may cause any untoward incident and serious injury to these precious animal species. Some days before a group of visitors had thrown a large piece of […]

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Home Districts

‘Ghromanj’ demands solution of problems

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A committee comprising elders and local bodies’ members has said that numerous problems in different sectors have added to the miseries of rural population as the government seems reluctant to pay any heed to solve the longstanding problems. The committee named as ‘Ghromanj’ (an area surrounded by mountains) met here […]

Hamza Baba commemorated

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: The 24th death anniversary of great Pashto poet and Baba-e-Ghazal Amir Hamza Khan Shinwari observed here in Landi Kotal. In this connection a litrary gathering was organized under the auspices of Hamza Baba Pakhto Adabi Jiraga at Hamza Baba Complex that was attended by numbers of poets, literary figures and lovers […]

Police arrest 15th accused in Ambreen murder case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

M. Bilal Baseer Abbasi ABBOTTABAD: Police claimed to have arrested the 15th accused person in the murder of Ambreen Riasat, a young girl from Dunga Gali area of Abbottabad. Ambreen Riasat, who was burnt to death for allegedly helping a couple elope in 2016. As per details, the accused Wajid was one of the members […]

Pervez Khattak to visit Swabi today

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: A huge project of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) near Indus River would be inaugurated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak during his visit to the district on Tuesday, (today), said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders on Monday. PTI leaders said that the Chief Minister was expected to be accompanies Asad Qaisar, KP […]

Police arrest 96 suspects in Kohat

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Sahibzada Afridi KOHAT: At least 96 suspected persons including seven proclaimed offenders were arrested by police in search and strike operations conducted in different parts of Kohat on Monday. On the directives of District Police Officer (DPO) Abbas Majeed Marwat, police started operations against the criminals of the area in the leadership of SP operations […]

Lifting of ban on stone crushing plants demanded

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower dir district council on Monday demanded of the government to lift ban on stone crushing plants, arrest killers of seven years old Zaid and withdraw the FIR against a district councilors Alam Zeb for leading a protest against doctors of the Timergara hospital. The council session was held with its […]

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Article

Governance in KP?

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan A news appeared in a national daily that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is unable to utilize development funds as per their allocation, even though finance department releases funds in time and in a demand-driven fashion. The Annual Development Program (ADP) of government reflects its seriousness for the upgradation and improvement of the […]

Downing of Israeli jet: towards a ‘Third Lebanon War?’

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Salih Isik Bora The downing of an Israeli F-16 by Syrian air defenses on Feb. 10 led to speculations about the opening of a new front in the Civil War. Whether an escalation will take place immediately is uncertain but the region is currently set for the outbreak of an Israel-Iran proxy conflict. It seems […]

Intense lobbying needed to influence hostile US Congressmen

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif Apart from the current uneasy relations between Pakistan and the US, as a consequence of the recent closure of military assistance to Pakistan by asking it to do more on countering Afghanistan related terrorism, there are deeper issues at play in the US to harm Pakistan’s territorial integrity. India in this […]

Sochi summit helping solve the Syrian crisis

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari Last Tuesday, the Syrian Peace Summit, called the “National Dialogue Congress”, was held in Sochi, Russia, with different groups of participants including members of the Bashar al-Assad’s administration, its supporters and some opposition groups. Russia initiated the summit and received support from the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey. The talks aimed to […]

The living death of being under siege outside of Damascus

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

Qusay Noor The humanitarian crisis in eastern Ghouta has reached alarming proportions. Residents suffer under a relentless and reckless bombing campaign carried out by Rus-sia and the Syrian regime. Outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, some 400,000 civilians are trapped in the eastern Ghouta region while the area suffers under miserable living conditions. The superpowers […]

Vatican and beyond: Europe’s new political issues and Turkey

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

Talha Kose President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis. His official visit was significant because it was the first time in 59 years that a Turkish president has gone to the Vatican. Erdogan was also representing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the meeting as its term president. […]

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Editorial

Kabul defense conference

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Speaking at the Chiefs of Defense Conference held at Afghan Capital Kabul, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) general Qamar Javed Bajwa reiterated that the path to regional peace and stability passes through Afghanistan. He said Pakistan had eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil; however, residual signatures of terrorists, who take advantage of presence of […]

Bitter pills

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2018

Despite having firm commitments of heavy funding, roughly $26 billion, the government is unlikely to get any major injection of foreign capital from traditional lenders with in the next four months which will restrict its options and push it to rely on foreign commercial loans and floating Euro Bonds to meet external financing needs. Advisor […]

Israel entry in the Syrian war

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Israel has formally entered in the Syrian conflict which has made the situation further complex and explosively unstable. Israeli war aircrafts carried out air strike on a military position near the Capital Damascus on Wednesday. Israeli planes fired several missiles from inside the Lebanese airspace on the sights in Damascus countryside in which six civilians […]

Sane advice

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Former Interior Minister and senior PML-N leader Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, while addressing a press conference at Taxila, urged the party leadership to stop the tirade against Judiciary and smear campaign against the honorable Judges. He said that the former disqualified Prime Minister NawazSharif ignored his sane advice and useful suggestions in the larger interest […]

Deteriorating external balance

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2018

The monthly import bill has jumped to $ 5.6 billion in January, which is the highest in the foreign trade history of Pakistan. The trade deficit has widened to $ 21. 5 during the past seven months of the current fiscal year and may go up further in the next few months if appropriate measures […]

Restoring stability to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2018

A high level Afghan delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hikmat Khalil Karzi is visiting Islamabad to hold second round of discussion on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Peace Plan (APAPP). It is a joint action plan that envisages cooperation in the area of counterterrorism and reduction in violence, peace and reconciliation, Afghan refugee repatriation and joint economic […]

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