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Most wanted Hammad Siddiqui Arrested from Dubai: Sources

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A special team sent to Dubai has taken Hammad Siddiqui – the notorious Karachi Tanzeemi Committee Chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement – into custody, credible sources informed. “The former KTC chief has been arrested in Dubai by a special team,” an official told The Frontier Post while demanding complete anonymity. “Hammad […]

Indian drone spying across LoC shot down by Pakistan Army

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

RAWALPINDI (INP): An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) was shot down by Pakistan Army on Friday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The drone was shot down in the Rakhchikri sector of the LoC and the wreckage has been recovered by the Army. The wreckage of the drone is under the […]

Imran blasts PML-N, PPP for alleged nepotism

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report UPPER DIR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said on Friday that who else is to lead Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz after Nawaz Sharif except for Maryam Nawaz as Bilawal took over Pakistan People’s Party after Benazir Bhutto. Khan addressed a rally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Upper Dir and in his speech he said […]

Blast hits passenger train in Balochistan; six injured

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: A bomb planted on the track injured at least six train passengers in Balochistan on Friday. According to security officials, the improvised explosive device exploded as the Akbar Bugti Express passed over it in a remote area of Balochistan’s Bolan district. Four passengers were wounded and moved to hospital. A section of […]

Pentagon not aware of ISIS fighters’ presence in Tora Bora

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Pentagon’s Chief Spokesperson, Miss Dana White along Joint Staff Director, Lt General Frank McKenzie while conducting the weekly press briefing stated that they are not aware of the presence of ISIS fighters in the Tora Bora area of Afghanistan. In reply to a question by The Frontier Post whether Pentagon is […]

Dr Faisal takes charge as new FO spokesperson

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Nafees Zakaria, the foreign office spokesperson has been appointed as Pakistan’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia and Dr Faisal was named for the news spokesman of foreign office and he assumed charges of his new responsibility. As per details, Dr Faisal who was serving as Director General for South Asia and South […]

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Monk-led mob attacks Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Radical Buddhist monks stormed a United Nations safe house for Rohingya refugees near Sri Lanka’s capital Tuesday and forced authorities to relocate the group, officials said. Saffron-robed Buddhist monks led a mob that broke down gates and entered the walled multi-storied compound at the Mount Lavinia suburb of Colombo as frightened refugees huddled […]

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UN hikes Rohingya exodus number to 480,000

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2017

COX´S BAZAR (AFP): The United Nations on Tuesday drastically increased the estimated number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar to 480,000 as Bangladesh eased restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and sought $250 million to cope with the crisis. The number who have crossed the border since August 25 to […]

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Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links ‘nonsense’

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

TEHRAN (AFP): Iran said Monday that suggestions by US President Donald Trump that it was working with North Korea on missile development were “nonsense”. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi was responding to a tweet by Trump over the weekend in which the US president wrote: “Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel. […]

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Iraq hangs 42 prisoners on death row: ministry

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

BAGHDAD (AFP): Iraq has hanged 42 prisoners condemned to death for rape, murdering members of the security forces, car bombings and other attacks, a justice ministry statement said on Monday. It said Sunday´s executions were carried out in Nasiriyah prison in the south after the sentences were confirmed and approved by the presidential council. The […]

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Russian police arrests cannibal couple

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

MOSCOW (AFP): Russian investigators said on Monday they have detained a couple on suspicion of murdering a woman and eating her flesh after finding selfies with the victim´s body parts. The Investigative Committee in the southern Krasnodar region arrested the 35-year-old man and his wife after a lost phone containing the photographs was handed in […]

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Voting begins in Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk ERBIL: The voting for Independence referendum was started on Monday despite the regional and international fears that it would create instability and violence across the region. The independence referendum is organized by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq and polling stations opened their doors at 8:00 a.m. and it will be ended […]

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Frontier Corps arrest three women for links with ban group

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Frontier Corps arrested three women on the Pak-Afghan border area chaman and they security forces claimed that they were linked to ban group. Balochistan government spokesman told that the arrested women had crossed from the Pak-Afghan border town of Chaman illegally and that they were arrested by law enforcement agencies on October […]

Govt revised petroleum prices: petrol price up by Rs2.49 per litre

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government announced to revise the petroleum prices on Wednesday and increasing the price of petrol by Rs2.49 per litre from 1 November (today). As per the new prices, the high-speed diesel (HSD) was increased by Rs5.19 per litre and price for light-speed diesel (LSD) was increased by Rs3 per litre. The […]

Only JI can break the chains of slavery, says Siraj

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief and senator Siraj ul Haq on Tuesday said the country was being ruled by corrupt and cruel leaders who have enchained the masses. Addressing a condolence reference arranged in the honour of late Maulana Fateh Muhammad alias Shalkandi Maulvi at Munda here the JI chief said it was only his […]

Installing 10,000 CCTV under safe city programme: CM Murad

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday said that under Safe City Programme (SCP) ten thousand new Closed-Circuit Television cameras (CCTV) are being installed in Karachi. He stated this while talking to Ambassador of Norway to Pakistan Tore Nedrebo who called on him at chief minister house, said spokesman for the […]

Imran was only politician who did not offer condolence on BB’s death: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari fired shots at PTI chief Imran Khan in an interview to a private television channel, claiming that the former cricketer was the only politician who had not offered his condolences after his mother Benazir Bhutto had died. In his first ever interview a private news channel, Bilawal […]

Court sends Perveen Rehman murder suspect to jail

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court in Karachi sent Amjad Hussain, a suspect in Perveen Rehman murder case, to jail on judicial remand here on Tuesday. The court turned down request by the investigating officer (IO) to extend the physical remand of accused for further investigation. Rehman, who was the Director of the Orangi […]

Afghanistan

Group of Taliban Fighters Killed In Suicide Vests Blast

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

FARAH (Tolo News): At least 30 Taliban militants were killed when their own suicide vests exploded at their gathering in Farah province, local officials said on Friday. Farah governor’s spokesman Naser Mehri said a group of Taliban fighters and their suicide bombers had gathered in Bala Bolok district in the northeastern parts of the province […]

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U.S. Senator McCain Announces His Own Strategy for Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): U.S. Senator John McCain on Thursday revealed his own strategy for the United States in Afghanistan because President Donald Trump’s administration isn’t coming up with one, he says. Media reported McCain’s Afghan strategy includes adding more U.S. troops for counter terrorism missions; increasing U.S. air power to assist Afghan forces; and providing […]

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Afghanistan Can Generate 23,000 Megawatts Of Hydroelectric Power

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL: Afghanistan has the capacity of generating more than 23,000 megawatt of hydroelectric power from domestic resources, says President Ashraf Ghani’s advisor on infrastructure Humayoun Qayoumi. Under the government’s energy projects and programs, dams in the country will in the future be built on a zonal basis for the better utilization of country’s water resources. […]

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Citizen and ARG debate focus on Electricity as key infrastructure in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The second debate of Citizen and ARG debate focused on a key issue in Afghanistan forming the one of the key infrastructures playing an important role in the development of the country. The debate was organized by the Office of the Senior Presidential Advisor to UN Affairs Farkhunda Zahra Naderi. The topic […]

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Afghan forces conducted 45 ground operations, 10 airstrikes, leaving 51 militants dead

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel conducted at least 45 ground operations and 10 airstrikes in the past 24 hours, leaving at least 51 militants dead. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in its latest operational update said the operations were conducted in various provinces of the country with an […]

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Teenage boys arrested before joining ISIS ranks in East of Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): At least four teenage boys were arrested by the Afghan security forces before joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group ranks as they were apparently lured by the fighters of the terror group. The provincial government media office in Nangarhar province in a statement the teen boys were […]

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Sports

US sanctions Mexico football captain Marquez for alleged cartel ties

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico’s national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a “front person” for a major drug trafficking organization. Marquez was one of 22 people and 43 entities the US Treasury placed on a sanctions list in relation to a Guadalajara-based drug trafficking […]

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Tennis no. 1 Murray out of Cincinnati with hip injury

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

World number one Andy Murray will miss next week’s ATP Masters Series event in Cincinnati with a nagging hip injury that also forced him out of this week’s Montreal event. The move brings into question Murray’s status for the US Open, which starts August 28 in New York, and even if he is able to […]

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Federer, Nadal stroll in Montreal openers

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters gave him his best start to a season since 2006. The Swiss star, who celebrated his 36th birthday on Tuesday, swatted aside Canada’s world number 116 Peter Polansky […]

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Najam Sethi elected as 30th Chairman of PCB

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) elected Najam Sethi as its 30th chairman on Wednesday in a Board of Governors meeting at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. Sethi, who is   heading the successful Pakistan Super League (PSL), was elected unopposed. He is replacing Shaharyar Khan for the position and will serve a […]

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Isco stars as Real beat Man Utd to win Super Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Philip II Arena, Skopje: In a very well-anticipated game, Real opened the scoring when Casemiro – who earlier hit the bar – slid in a half volley. By far the best player of the match, Isco, doubled the Champions League winners’  lead as he calmly slotted in from eight yards after a neat one-two with Gareth […]

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All-round performance from Shadab leads Knight Riders to victory

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report Port of Spain: On a spin-dominated track, the  Trinbago Knight Riders’ spin trio of Kharry Pierre, Shadab Khan and Sunil Narine picked 3 for 48 between them off 12 overs, restricting St Lucia Stars to 118 for 9. In pursuit of a very modest total, Knight Riders’ top and middle order collapsed as […]

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