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Kurdish referendum in Iraq lacks legitimacy, says FO

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The spokesperson for the Foreign Office (FO) said on Monday that the Kurdish referendum held in Iraq lacks legitimacy. “The referendum violates the Iraqi constitution and therefore lacks any legitimacy,” said spokesperson Nafees Zakaria. The FO added that the referendum presents a challenge to peace and stability of Iraq. “Pakistan is deeply concerned over […]

Imran terms Ahsan Iqbal’s Rangers criticism a premeditated move

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday branded Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s media talk outside the Judicial Complex a premeditated move to save the ruling Sharif family from facing accountability. The PTI chief addressed a press conference in Islamabad Monday over the Rangers matter and branded the statement and criticism by […]

At least 58 dead in Las Vegas shooting

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AFP): A gunman killed 58 people and wounded 515 otehrs when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. “The number of people who have died associated with this event has increased. Right now we’re using the number of 58,” Las […]

Rangers are subordinate of interior ministry: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal was angry over the Rangers force after being disallowed by the Rangers to enter the court complex where former prime minister Nawaz Sharif hearing was under way, Ahsan Iqbal said that Rangers is under my ministry and they have to follow my orders otherwise I will resign […]

Nawaz’s indictment delayed to Oct 9

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz sons and son in law while the bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz daughter, Maryam Nawaz remain standing. The accountability court hearing three corruption references against the Sharif family on Monday shows displeasure over the absence of Nawaz children before the court in the […]

One killed, two injured in Swat blast

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report MINGORA: At least one person was killed and two others were injured in a blast in Swat on Monday. As per the initial reports the blast was occurred in the rugged area of the Swat valley and the rescue worker were finding it difficult to shift the injured persons to the hospitals. However, […]

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US not going anywhere: Tillerson to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2017

F.P. Report WSHINGTON: US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has said US will start operations in Afghanistan after considering the ground reality of the specifics areas. This he said while giving interview to the news channel. Tillerson said that Taliban should know that we are not going anywhere and operation against them will be started […]

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Turkey claims arrest of IS commander

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISTANBUL: Turkey claimed to have arrested an alleged commander of Islamic State (IS) in Eskishir area of Turkey. The local media reported that 41 years old Iraqi was arrested and he was identified only by the initials as C.E.T, he was arrested when a police team raided on a hotel. The local media […]

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Iraqi forces retake Tal Afar city from IS

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2017

F.P. Report TAL AFAR: Iraqi forces claimed of taking full control of the IS stronghold Tal Afar in the northwest of Iraq and raised national flag after a week long battle. Tal Afar is the latest victory for US-backed war against the IS fighters after the recapturing the city of Mosul in July where the […]

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Occupied Kashmir: Ten killed in attack on police facility

By The Frontier Post | August 26, 2017

SRINAGAR (AFP): A day-long gun battle Saturday left at least 10 dead in Indian-administered Kashmir as militants stormed a police facility in a pre-dawn attack, authorities said. The militants, believed to be three in number, detonated grenades and fired automatic assault rifles to gain entry to the police headquarters in southern Pulwama district which also […]

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Flood threat rises as Harvey dumps torrential rains on Texas

By The Frontier Post | August 26, 2017

ROCKPORT (Reuters): The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour (209 km per hour) winds. Texas utility companies said just under a quarter of a […]

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India detains hundreds, cancels more than 300 trains after deadly ‘guru’ protests

By The Frontier Post | August 26, 2017

PANCHKULA (AFP): Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and canceled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 29 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled ’guru’. Security forces were on “standby” outside the spiritual leader’s headquarters where some 10,000 followers remained holed up, the […]

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Police arrest two outlaws from Mardan

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report MARDAN: Police arrested two members of outlaw organization in a crackdown in Mardan on Thursday and recovered banned pamphlets from their possessions. The Special force of police conducted operation on tip-off in Charsaddar Chowk area of Mardan and arrested two persons of banned organization, one identified as Aziz-u-Din from Afghanistan. Police seized the pamphlets […]

ASF arrest drug smuggler at Islamabad airport

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Airport Security Force (ASF) arrested a drug smuggler at Benazir Bhutto International Airport who trying to smuggle contraband to Saudi Arabia on Thursday. Officials of the Airport Security Force (ASF) told media persons that one Islam Gul was travelling to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from a private airline and forces have recovered 800 grams […]

Five more women injured as knife attacks continue in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The knifeman continue to attacks the girls and in recent attacks five more girls were injured in a span of three hours in Karachi late Wednesday. As per the police, the first was attack took place at Gulshan Chowrangi area of Karachi when a 12 year old girl was injured by a […]

One terrorist killed, another arrested by police in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: SSP Irfan Baloch has said that one alleged terrorist was killed in police encounter conducted in W-22 bus stop in North Karachi area on Wednesday night. He added that police also recovered four hand grenades, six pistols, China rifle, 7mm rifle and three Awan bombs from the suspect’s possession. Similarly, in another […]

FC arrests five militants in Baloshistan: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that at least five militants were arrested and six hideouts were destroyed in operation conducted in different parts of the Balochistan. ISPR added that FC carried out the crackdown under the operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in Kahan, Loralai and Kuchlak areas of the Baloshistan and arrested five […]

Over 31,000 foreigners visited Karachi to listen sermons of Syedna

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah hosted a reception for spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin here at the CM House on Wednesday evening. The Bohra Jamaat chief said that over 31,000 foreigners visited Karachi to listen to his sermons. “We are thankful for your support, cooperation and […]

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Security won’t improve immediately

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general’s special representative for Afghanistan has expressed concern over the security situation and fragile political environment in the country. During his trip to northwestern Faryab province, Tadamichi Yamamoto said tensions among political groups contributed to the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan. He spoke with representative of political parties, religious scholars, civil […]

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Afghan army deploy large contingent of defense forces to Sar-e-Pul after civilians massacre

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

SAR-E-PUL (Khaama Press): The Afghan National Army deployed a large contingent of defense forces to northern Sar-e-Pul province in what appears to be a retaliatory move against the massacre of scores of civilians by the militants in this province. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the North said a […]

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Kabul huddle underlines women’s issues

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Participants of a gathering in Kabul termed insecurity, old traditions and lack of financial resources as big challenges women faced in the country. The gathering, an initiative of Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, presidential advisor on UN related matters, was also attended by UN Women’s Representative Rebecca Tavares and members of civil society organizations. Haseena […]

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Militants use children in Paktia battles

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Militants have been using children as fighters in battles with security forces in Paktia province, said by a human rights official. Saifur Rahman Niazai, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) head for Paktia, said the presence of children and youth in rebels’ ranks was concerning and against national and international laws. “We are […]

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US Sends 100 More Marines to Helmand to Fight Taliban

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): The US is sending up to 100 additional Marines to Afghanistan to strengthen its force in Helmand province, the Pentagon confirmed. The deployment, first reported by NBC News, will be to bolster Marines who are already deployed to the US Central Command area of operations, said US Central Command spokesman maj. Josh […]

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Taliban Attack Janekhil District, Clashes Ongoing

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

PAKTIA (Tolo News): Taliban insurgents have again attacked Janekhil district of eastern Paktia province on Tuesday night and clashes with the security forces continue, security source said on Wednesday. The clashes took place after the insurgents attacked security check posts in the district and “reinforcements are needed urgently,” according to the source. Janekhil fell into […]

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England v South Africa: Trevor Bayliss says win does not ‘paper over the cracks’

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

England coach Trevor Bayliss says the series win over South Africa does not “paper over the cracks” in his team. They ended a run of three series without a win, but have not established batsmen to fill positions of opener, number three and number five. “It’s no secret that we’re still looking for guys to […]

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Misbah, Younis and Afridi await PCB’s promised farewell ceremony

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE:  Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) claims of holding farewell events to honour legends Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan remain empty promises as Shehryar Khan has relinquished from PCB’s top spot. Arguably, Pakistan’s most successful captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan bid farewell to gentleman game in May during West Indies tour. Likewise, Shahid […]

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Sethi to sell regional teams to corporate institutions after taking over as PCB chief: sources

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: In bid to increase its revenue within fortnight, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling to sold regional teams to corporate institutions, local media outlet reported on Monday. Sources privy to PCB told our correspondent that Najam Sethi would slash role of associations by selling them to industrial tycoons as planning to introduce […]

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United’s Mourinho eyes first Super Cup win in Real reunion

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Mourinho, whose team won the Europa League last season to salvage an otherwise disappointing first campaign under the Portuguese, led Real to the Liga title with a record 100 points and won a King’s Cup in an eventful stay between 2010 and 2013. His achievements at the Santiago Bernabeu were overshadowed, however, by his falling […]

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Amir stars with five-wicket haul as Essex dominate

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: Pakistan´s Mohammad Amir took five for 18 as English County Championship leaders Essex had the better of the opening day in a First Division encounter away to Yorkshire at Scarborough on Sunday. The left-arm fast bowler´s first ´five-for´ for Essex in just his second Championship match was instrumental in Yorkshire being skittled […]

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Moeen Ali should remain batting at number eight, says Michael Vaughan

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

With England struggling to fill gaps in their top order, Moeen hit an unbeaten 67 to push their lead over South Africa to 360 on day three of the fourth Test. “They need a number two and a number five, but keep Moeen at eight,” said Vaughan. “He is a wonderful player and I like […]

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