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Rabbani calls Musharraf a murderer

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

F.P. Report JAMSHORO: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani called former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf a murderer. Rabbani who spoke with the press here on Saturday, said if Musharraf is brave he should return to Pakistan and face cases against him. The Senate chairman stressed that Musharraf was sitting in London and Dubai enjoying life. According […]

Pakistan Army officer martyred in cross-border firing in Khyber Agency

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): An officer of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom during firing by terrorists from across the border in Rajgal, Khyber Agency, a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday. Terrorists fired from across the border on the newly established Pakistani border post in Rajgal, martyring Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, who was commanding the post […]

Pak Navy successfully launches Air to Surface Anti-ship Missile from Helicopter

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Pakistan Navy on Saturday successfully launched air to surface anti ship missiles from its helicopter. “In an impressive display of fire power, Pakistan Navy undertook Live Weapon Firing in the North Arabian Sea. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the event and praised the combat readiness of the fleet,” […]

Pakistan Test squad announced for Sri Lanka series

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Test squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka has been announced. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah, who put to rest fitness concerns after he nailed the fitness tests on Saturday, has been selected in the squad, along with Azhar Ali, who has been struggling with a troubled knee but has been cleared […]

Musharraf should man up to appear before court: Zardari

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report KAMALIA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday denied all allegations levelled by former president Gen retd Pervez Musharraf. He said that if Musharraf is brave enough he should come to Pakistan and appear before the courts. He said in the past, such allegations have been levelled against PPP frequently. […]

Electoral reforms bill approval in Senate paves way for Nawaz as PML-N head

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate passed Electoral Reforms Bill 2017 after lawmakers discussed their reservations on Section 203. The bill has already been approved by the National Assembly. Approval of the bill will not only introduce new policies for the 2018 general election but also pave the way for sacked premier Nawaz Sharif to become president […]

Global

Heavy rains disrupt life in Mumbai, paralyze traffic

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Heavy rain disrupted daily life in Mumbai for the second time in weeks as it causes flooding and paralyzing street and air traffic at the country’s second busiest airport because of low visibility, strong winds, and slippery conditions. India’s largest carrier Indigo and rivals Jet Airways and Vistara said that they had […]

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At least 226 died in Mexico earthquake

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEXICO CITY: At least 226 persons died and hundreds are still missing as the rescue workers try to safely recover the people from the rubble after 7.1 earth quake hit Mexico City. The interior ministry has confirmed that so far 226 people have died in the earth quake so far but this number […]

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At UN, Trump says US may have to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters): US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled UN General Assembly hall when […]

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Myanmar´s Suu Kyi condemns all rights violations in Rakhine State

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

NAYPYITAW (AFP): Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law, and she felt deeply for the suffering of everyone caught up in conflict there. Suu Kyi said Myanmar did not fear international scrutiny and was committed to a sustainable solution to the […]

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Saudi Arabia extends amnesty period for illegal immigrants

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has extended the amnesty period for one month for all illegal foreign workers, including Pakistani immigrants, to regularize their status or return to their country without any persecution. The Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia said that the one month period would be started from September 16 and after the security forces will […]

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Rohingya refugees tell of new violence; call for Myanmar sanctions

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

COX’S BAZAR (Reuters): Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest wave of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State began on […]

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Pakistan

Larger bench formed to hear Khawaja Asif’s disqualification plea

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Islamabad High Court on Saturday constituted a larger bench to hear the petition seeking disqualification of Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Usman Dar submitted a plea in the IHC regarding the former defence minister’s dismissal from post. The court, giving an initial verdict, said that the matter has been referred to […]

Transporters end strike in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

FAISALABAD (Online): Transporters on Saturday have ended strike against students’ move to set as many as six buses ablaze in Faisalabad after a speeding bus crushed their classmate to death. The decision was taken during a meeting of transport association called by General Secretary. A case has also been lodged against 250 unknown students under […]

Air chief meets Azerbaijan civil-military leadership during visit

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Air Force Chief Marshal Sohail Aman met with civil-military leaders of Azerbaijan during his official visit, according to PAF spokesman. The air chief visited the graves of national leader Heydar Aliyev and his wife and paid his respects. Aman also met with Vice Prime Minister Yaqub Eyyubov. During the meeting, the air […]

PTI funding case: Hanif Abbasi submits Imran’s asset details in SC

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi on Saturday submitted documents in the Supreme Court containing asset details provided by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to the Election Commission of Pakistan in his nomination papers for the 2003-2006 period. The documents submitted by Abbasi in the PTI party funding case […]

Chinese Consul General meets CM Punjab, wishes him happy birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Chinese Consul General Long Ding Bin met with Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday and congratulated him on the occasion of his birthday. During the meeting, matters pertaining to mutual interest, improvement in Pak-China relations and projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor were discussed. The Chinese Consul General presented Shehbaz with a […]

Plea filed against Punjab govt in LHC for not revealing Model Town carnage report

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Saturday has filed a contempt of court plea against Punjab government in Lahore High Court (LHC) for not surfacing judicial inquiry report of Model Town massacre. The petition was submitted by Ishtiaq Chaudhry Advocate against Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Chief […]

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Afghanistan

3000 people committed suicide every year

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Human Rights Commission has claimed that around 3000 people committed suicide every year because of poverty, ignorance, domestic violence, forced marriages and drugs in Afghanistan. This was said to the conference by the Head of Independent Human Rights Commission, Qadrai Yazdan Parast has said they had registered around 3000 suicide attempts […]

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Nine ISIS members killed in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARGAR: At least nine militants of ISIS were killed in an airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Forces in Achin district eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. Ministry of Interior in a statement said that weapons and vehicles which were in use of the militants were also destroyed during the airstrike. Meanwhile, Afghan National Police […]

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Four killed in Afghan market explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

KHOST (AFP): Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country. The deadly blast comes as the Afghan government considers a plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight the Taliban and other […]

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Ghani to meet Trump at UN

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is expected to meet with US President Donald Trump to discuss the implementation of America’s new strategy for Afghanistan. The Presidential Palace (ARG) on Sunday said that war on terrorism and threats emerging from terror hideouts and safe havens will be key points in President Ashraf Ghani’s address […]

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15 Taliban fighters Killed in AAF strikes: MoI

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) claimed that at least 15 Taliban fighters were killed and 11 others were injured in airstrike conducted Afghan Air Force (AAF) against them in the Urzugan province. MoI issued a statement in this regard on Sunday and it added that AAF initiated airstrikes in Khas Urzugan district and […]

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Five militants killed in Taliban & ISIS clashes in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: As many as five militants belonging to Taliban and ISIS groups were killed and dozens other were injured during their clashes in eastern Narngarhar province of Afghanistan. The local officials said that the clashes between the armed groups was started in Chaparhar district on Friday and which was continued till the Saturday […]

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Business

KSE-100 loses more than 900 points

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange saw a decline of 900 points during market hours Thursday afternoon. The index reached a level of 43251.90 points and saw a decline of -2.2%. The bearish trend continued at the market as stocks continued to face losses. On Tuesday, the KSE-100 shed […]

GM’s Maven assembling building blocks for ride, delivery services

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

General Motors Co’s Maven car sharing and rental unit is expanding its partnerships in ride and delivery services as parent GM considers whether to enter the on-demand mobility business now dominated by Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc. The trick will be not to alienate the two ride services startups, whose drivers are leasing thousands of […]

Independence Day: Karachittes spent Rs15 billion

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The 70th Independence Day was celebrated in the country with zeal and enthusiasm in the whole country and especially in the Karachi where Karachittes spent more than Rs 15 billion to celebrate the Independence Day. The Frontier Post learnt that the dwellers Karachi city bought more Rs 50 million flags and other […]

Buffett divests stake in General Electric

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has sold off its stake in General Electric, according to US regulatory papers filed Monday. Berkshire had previously held 10.4 million shares in the US industrial giant, according to earlier securities filings. But GE was no longer listed among the 20 or so Berkshire stakes, according to the […]

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 […]

Sports

Independence Cup is historic event as international cricket finally backs in Pakistan: Wasim Akram

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sultan of Swing and greatest Fast Bowler of all time, Wasim Akram has said the recent tour of World XI to Pakistan is not just about winning or losing the game and adding that it is the historic day as cricket rebirth in Pakistan. This he said while talking to local media […]

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World XI tour will open gates of international cricket in Pakistan: Imran Tahir

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: South African leg spinner, Imran Tahir has said that he is delighted to be a part of the World XI to visit Pakistan and this will surely open the doors of international cricket in Pakistan. Tahir said this while talking to media persons at Qaddafi stadium Lahore. He said that the basic […]

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Many objectives of World XI tour to Pakistan, Andy Flower

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Coach of the visiting ICC World XI, Andy Flower said on Monday that the prime objectives of the World XI tour to Pakistan are to participate in the celebrations of 70th anniversary of the independence, to play its part in the revival of international cricket and to play exciting cricket in front of […]

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ICC World XI team arrives in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The World XI cricket team arrived in a tight security at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore early Monday morning. The World XI team was arrived to Pakistan to play match awaited three match series against Pakistan in Lahore. The World XI team was led Faf du Plesses and Chairman Pakistan Cricket […]

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World XI tour to open doors of International cricket in Pakistan: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Team Coach, Mickey Arthur has said that the tour of World XI will open the doors of international cricket in Pakistan and adding that will perform well to win the series. This he said while talking to media persons at Lahore on Sunday. Arthur said Arthur said that the upcoming […]

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Sri Lanka to play T20 in Lahore, announces PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday, announced the schedule for a full-fledged series against Sri Lanka, the series will mainly played in neutral venues but features a planned finale in Lahore. The series will comprise two Tests, including the second a day-night, and five one-day and three Twenty20 internationals. Meanwhile, PCB […]

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Fashion

Deepika Padukone out of Forbes’ list of highest paid actresses

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2017

Web Desk Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone has dropped out of Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, which is led by Hollywood star Emma Stone. Deepika, who secured 10th position in 2016 list, has not been included this year despite having made her Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Stone collected $26 million […]

Craig confirms he´s back as 007… one last time

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Daniel Craig, the British actor who famously complained he´d rather slash his wrists than play James Bond a fifth time, has finally confirmed he´s returning as 007 after all… one last time. The New York Times first reported last month that the 49-year-old´s return to the big screen in 2019 was a […]

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 […]