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Marriyum flays Imran for false allegations against Shahbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb has lashed out Imran Khan for leveling false allegations of corruption against CM Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif. This she said while talking to media persons. Marriyum said that Chinese Embassy clarifies that Yabaite named company did not exist in Pakistan and all the reports regarding […]

Pakistan expresses concern over killing of Rohingya Muslims

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson, Nafees Zakaria has said that Pakistan is deeply concerned over the reports of killing Rohingya Muslims and forcing them to leave their town. He added that if these reports were confirmed than it is a serious matter and will spread anguish among the Muslims of the world.  Pakistan demanded […]

Army Chief in Balochistan to spend second Eid day with troops

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

QUETTA (APP): Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent the second day of Eid-ul-Azha in Balochistan, Inter Services Public Relations stated on Sunday. The military’s media wing said the army chief met residents and troops in Turbat and Gwadar, in the southern region of the province. On Saturday, the first day of Eid, […]

I’ll return to Pakistan when health allows to face Benazir murder trial: Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that he would return to Pakistan after recovering from his illness to face court in former PM Benazir Bhutto’s murder case. “There is no evidence of my involvement in the [Benazir murder] case other than [American journalist and lobbyist] Mark Siegel’s testimony,” he added. […]

Pakistan urges Myanmar to ensure safety of persecuted Rohingya Muslims

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its concerns over reports of the increasing number of deaths and forced displacement of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and urged its government to take action to ensure their safety. “Such reports, if confirmed, are a source of serious concern and anguish on the eve of Eidul […]

PM briefed on current situation in Karachi after heavy rains

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired on Sunday a session on the situation in Karachi after heavy rainfall, which led to flash floods across the city. The PM was briefed about the damage that occurred due to the rainfall and measures taken to curb it. Sindh government must be provided with all […]

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Arab League chief says Israel risks igniting ‘religious war’

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

CAIRO (AFP): The head of the Arab League warned Thursday that Israeli attempts to control highly sensitive religious sites in Jerusalem by force risk igniting a “religious war”. Israel´s actions are “playing with fire, and will only ignite a religious war and shift the core of the conflict from politics to religion”, Arab League chief […]

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UN struggling to provide humanitarian aid to people in Syria

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

F.P. Report SYRIA: The United Nation is struggling to provide humanitarian aid to the people under siege in different parts of the Syria and it was only able to provide assistance to some war affected areas. Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ursullah Mueller on Thursday informed the UN Security Council and adding that UN […]

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Musharraf considered using nuclear weapons against India in 2001: Report

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

DUBAI/TOKYO (INP): Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf said he had considered using nuclear weapons against India after the terror attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001. There was “a danger when the nuclear threshold could have been crossed”, Musharraf told Japanese daily Mainichi Shimbun in an interview. The former military dictator said tensions were […]

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China and India locked in high-stakes, high-altitude border row

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

BEIJING (AFP): A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan plateau has heightened long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, between the two nuclear-armed powers. The row has festered for more than a month as India and China refuse to back down in the distant but strategically key territory, reflecting the […]

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No entry to Jerusalem holy site before inspection: Muslim official

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

JERUSALEM (AFP): A top Muslim official said Thursday worshippers should maintain a boycott of a sensitive Jerusalem holy site until an inspection has been completed after Israel removed more new security installations overnight. Sheikh Omar Kiswani, director of the Al-Aqsa mosque, joined Palestinian celebrations outside the compound in the early hours of Thursday after Israel […]

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Trump bars commission of transgender people in US military

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that transgender people may not serve “in any capacity” in the US military, citing the “tremendous medical costs and disruption” their presence would cause. In late June, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis delayed for six months a plan put in place under Barack Obama s administration to start accepting transgender […]

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ECP rules only apply to PTI, not others: Yasmin Rashid

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s candidate for NA-120 by-election Yasmin Rashid on Friday said it seems that the rules drawn up for the by-polls by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) only apply to PTI and not other parties contesting the election. “There is not a single day when the government is not violating the code of […]

Verdicts in Nawaz Sharif, Benazir Bhutto cases raised doubts: Kh Saad

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Friday that disqualification of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif and decision in Benazir Bhutto murder case have further raised doubts in the system of justice. In a Tweet today, he criticised the judicial practices and stated that senior leaders of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) or Benazir’s […]

Police arrest 87, recovered cache of weapons during search operation in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Security forces successfully foiled a terror bid in Peshawar and arrested dozens of suspected persons and recovered cache of weapons in search operation conducted in Regi area of Peshawar on Intelligence Based Operation (IBO). Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Sajjad Khan told that police, army, elite force and intelligence officials took part […]

Torrential rains: Rescue works continue in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Army and Rangers are continuing their relief and rescue operations in heavy rain hit Karachi areas as the torrential rain was continue in the financial capital of Pakistan from the past two days. Karachi administration told media persons that Pakistan Navy are assisting in evacuating the stranded people from different areas […]

Basra files complaint in NAB against CM Shahbaz

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) General Secretary of South Punjab, Shaukat Basra filed a complaint in National Accountability (NAB) against CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif for his alleged involvement in corruption in the Multan Metro Bus project. Basra blamed CM Shahbaz and his cabinet for misusing power and embezzlement of funds and recivieced financial […]

Polio case appears in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Seven month old Afghan baby living in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi was reported as polio affected. The child belongs to an Afghan family and this is the first polio case surface in Karachi since January 2016. Sindh’s Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio showed disappointment and adding that the family had refused […]

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