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Death toll rises to 22 in suicide blast at Shrine in Jhal Magsi

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: The death toll has risen to 22 in Thursday’s suicide attack at the shrine in Jhal Magsi area of Balochistan. Officials confirmed that on Friday two under treatment victim of the blast, one identified as Nisar Shah succumbed to injuries at the Chandka hospital in Larkana on Friday morning. Police official told […]

Govt wants to minimize judiciary, institutions power: Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rasheed has claimed that the government wants to make changes to the judiciary and department to take advantage from the majority that they holds in the national assembly. This he claimed while talking to local media on Friday. He said that central government has no […]

Hurriyat leaders under house arrest in occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian occupied force arrested Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday from his residence in Srinagar. Spokesman of JKLF told local media that Indian forces arrested Yasin Malik to stop him from leading the protest against the recent braid-chopping incidents in the Indian occupied Kashmir. The real […]

Terrorists’ outfit in Afghanistan a threat to region: FO

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Foreign office on Thursday said the terrorists’ outfits in Afghanistan are not only threat to Pakistan but for the entire region and cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan is imperative for regional peace. The spokesperson Nafees Zakriya in Weekly Press Briefing here said the Chief of Army Staff’s visit to Kabul accompanied by […]

Rangers were deployed at NAB court amid security threat: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that there are no safe havens for terrorist organisations in Pakistan, adding that threats lye along the borders of the state. Addressing to a press conference, he announced that the economic interests of the region are dependent on the […]

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani to visit Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani accepted Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s invitation to come to Pakistan to strengthen diplomatic ties. Ghani, who had previously declined the invitation to come to the neighbouring country in May, assured that he will come with his entire family this time. COAS had extended the […]

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Obama surprises students with a visit to DC school

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Students of a school in Washington were in for a surprise when former US president Barack Obama popped into their classroom to give them encouragement at the start of the new year. After meeting the students, Obama posted a video on his Instagram account with the heading “These young people that I met […]

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Mass exodus in Florida as Hurricane Irma closes in

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

FLORIDA (AFP): Store owners boarded up their windows and families sandbagged their homes to join a mass exodus on Friday as Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida after cutting a deadly swath through the Caribbean. After killing at least 19 people and devastating thousands of homes on a string of Caribbean islands, Irma made landfall in […]

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Bangladesh braces for new surge as Rohingya exodus nears 300,000

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

COX S BAZAR (AFP): Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled violence churning through Rakhine state into Bangladesh, the United Nations said Saturday, as Myanmar s government for the first time offered humanitarian aid to members of the Muslim minority still inside the country. The UN is braced for a further surge of arrivals in Bangladesh with tens of […]

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Nobel institute: Suu Kyi cannot be stripped of prize

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

COPENHAGEN (AFP): The organization that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize said Friday the 1991 prize awarded to Myanmar’s Aung Sang Suu Kyi cannot be revoked. Olav Njolstad, head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, said in an email to The Associated Press that neither the will of prize founder Alfred Nobel nor the Nobel Foundation’s rules […]

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Mexico earthquake: Rescue efforts continue as death toll rises

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

MAXICO CITY (AFP): The race to rescue those trapped in the rubble continues, more than 24 hours after a powerful earthquake struck off Mexico’s southern coast. The 8.1 magnitude quake left at least 61 people dead, according to officials. Another 200 people were injured, President Enrique Peña Nieto said, as he declared a national day […]

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Magnitude of 8.1 earthquake hits off Mexican coast

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEXICO CITY: The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that an earthquake of magnitude 8 struck off the southern coast of Mexico and shook the building across the center and South of the country. Immediately no damages were reported but the authorities have fears the news will be not pleasing as it was strongest […]

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Teachers, PTI workers protest outside Imran’s Bani Gala residence

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Unhappy workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from Balochistan along with teachers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) staged a protest outside Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence on Monday to acquire the attention and show discontent. The demonstrators stopped mainstream PTI leaders from entering inside the residence by blocking their path. Even KP CM Pervez Khattak […]

Former PPP Gangster would deface dead bodies with acid

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sardar Uzair Jan Baloch, a Lyari gangster previously associated with the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, has said that he would deface dead bodies with acid so that they might not be identified. He made this revelation on the occasion of hearing at Anti Terrorism Court here on Monday, where he was produced […]

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 […]

Three members of a family shot dead in Sheikhupura

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: Police officials told media that a lawyer, his wife and young son were killed when the unidentified gunmen entered in their house and opened fire on them on Monday morning on Sharaqpur road. Police official added that five years old son of the lawyer managed to survive the attack and was found […]

Javed Iqbal appointed as Chairman NAB for four years

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal is appointed as chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for a period of four years and government issued a notification in this regard. Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal is appointed as Chairman NAB for a non extendable period of four years from the date he assumes the charge of […]

MNA Safdar’s arrest is revenge in the name of accountability: Saad

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways, Saad Rafique has said that the arrest of MNA Captain (Retd) Safdar is revenge in name of accountability and justice and condemned it. This he said while sharing his views on tweeter on Monday after the arrest of MNA Safadar at the airport. Saad Rafque said that MNA […]

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Afghanistan

Protestors condemns civilian killing in US air strikes

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD: Dozens of People protested against US airstrike in Haska Mena of district Nangarhar province in which 16 civilians were killed including women and children. The protestors gathered in front of the Governor’s House in Jalalabad and demanded from the government to ensure the security of the civilian and unarmed people during operations […]

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Hekmatyar condemn pro-Iran media for sparking tensions among armed group

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Chief of Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar strongly condemned some local media organization which were trying to safeguard the Iran benefits in our and igniting the tension among different armed group in the country. He criticized the reports that were published regarding the deadly clashes among the Taliban and ISIS group and further that […]

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12 killed, 13 injured in Taliban & IS clash

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

F.P. Report JALALABAD:  Local Police of Ghor said that at least 25 Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan faction fighters were killed or injured in a clash between them in Ghor Province. Iqbal Nizami, Spokesperson of Ghor Police said that the clash was started between the two outlaw groups in Ferozshah, capital of Ghor Province which lasted […]

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Noor criticizes Stanikzai, Atmar

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The provincial governor of the northern Balkh province Ata Mohammad Noor harshly criticized the national security adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar and the national directorate of security chief Mohammad Stanikzai after clashes in Balkh airport that left at least two people dead. In a short statement posted on his official Facebook page, Noor […]

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Mohaqiq urges joint Af-Pak efforts to foil conspiracies

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) M. Mohaqiq has said both Afghanistan and Pakistan are victims of terrorism, urging the two countries to jointly work for improving security and political relations. Mohaqiq expressed the view at a special ceremony organised for celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day at the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul. The ceremony […]

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‘Lopsided uplift forcing people to join militants’

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) says imbalanced development has forced some people to take up weapons for their rights. During his visit to northern Takhar province, Nasir Ahmad Durrani told a press conference lopsided development was an injustice that had forced people to join the armed opposition. “The government that […]

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Football: Neymar on mark on victorious PSG debut

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

PARIS (AFP) – Neymar wasted no time in making an impact on the field for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring on his debut in a 3-0 win at Guingamp on Sunday. The Brazilian world record signing was handed a start by coach Unai Emery for the game in Brittany, two days after international clearance came through for […]

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Maria wins Jashan-e-Azadi Squash Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan’s top female squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir marked the country’s 70th birthday by lifting the trophy of the National Jashan-e-Azadi Squash Championship 2017. The decorated squash player defeated fellow countrywoman Faiza Zafar 3-0 to claim the National Jashan-e-Azadi Squash title on Monday. In the men’s competition, Tayyab Aslam won the Championship […]

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India smashes Sri Lanka to sweep series

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

PALLEKELE (AFP): Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed four wickets on Monday as India crushed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs inside three days to complete their first three-Test series sweep on foreign soil. Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 181 during their follow-on in an extended […]

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Sore left arm keeps Sharapova out of Cincinnati event

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

CINCINNATI (AFP): Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew Saturday from next week’s WTA tournament in Cincinnati with a left forearm injury. The move came a week after the former world number one from Russia withdrew from a WTA event in Toronto from the injury she suffered in a second-round match at Stanford, where she […]

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Shami, Pandya rattle Sri Lanka top-order

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

PALLEKELE (AFP) – Fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Hardik Pandya blew away Sri Lanka’s top-order to leave the hosts tottering at 61-4 at tea in reply to India’s 487 on day two of the final Test on Sunday. Skipper Dinesh Chandimal on 13 and wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella on 14 were at the crease with the […]

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‘Mo marathon finale:’ British legend bows out

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: British athletics legend Mo Farah was hailed by the British press on Sunday despite his glorious track career ending with defeat in the 5,000 metres world championships final. Although his silver medal performance was pushed out of the limelight by the drama of the men’s 4x100m relay, which saw Usain Bolt collapse […]

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