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Shahbaz to be PM if Nawaz disqualified

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

ISLAMABAD – Amidst political upheaval, top brass of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) have pigeonholed Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as replacement if SC disqualifies Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers Case, sources told Dunya News. Ruling party has also opted to accept whatever verdict apex court puts forward in Panamagate implementation […]

US stops 50 Million Dollars support to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

The US Defense Department withheld $50 million in Pakistan military payments after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis accused Islamabad of not doing enough to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, an official said Friday. “Secretary Mattis told congressional defense committees that he was not able to certify that Pakistan took sufficient actions against the Haqqani network to […]

No one to accept JIT, PTI-led accountability, “this is ‘Istihsal’ in the name of Ehtisab”: PM Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

CHITRAL (INP): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hit out at his opponents on Thursday, saying no one will accept JIT and PTI-led accountability. “This is not Ehtisab (Accountability) rather Istihsal (Exploitation). “No one will accept this Istihsal in Pakistan, I want to tell the JIT, PTI and politicians that no one will accept accountability from you” […]

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US Senate icon John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday. The 80-year-old lawmaker from Arizona underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests “revealed that a primary brain tumour […]

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China has installed nuclear weapons in Pakistan, claims Indian politician

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): The chief of a major party in India has claimed that China has installed nuclear arsenal in Pakistan and that “China has made full preparation to attack India”, Indian media reported. Samajwadi Party leader and former Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav also said that China and not Pakistan is the enemy of […]

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White House confirms Trump-Putin secret meeting in Germany

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had an additional, previously undisclosed chat at this month s G20 summit in Hamburg, the White House acknowledged on Tuesday. After a brief greeting at the start of the two-day summit and a two-hour bilateral meeting with their foreign ministers on July 7, Trump and Putin also chatted […]

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Arrested SECP chief diagnosed with kidney infection

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi was diagnosed with a kidney infection on Saturday. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi after Special Judge Central Tahir Mehmood cancelled his bail. The test result of Hijazi’s heart exercise […]

Two groups have emerged in the PML-N: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

MULTAN (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday that there are now two groups in the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N). “The first group is the bacha group which wants conflict with institutions. The second group which is represented by Chaudhry Nisar which instead of saving personalities wants to save the […]

Ch Nisar obtains official blue passport

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has obtained the official blue passport which is will be valid for the next 10 years. Sources said that the blue passport was issued to Ch Nisar on Monday at 11:30am. The blue passport will be valid for the next 10 years. Ch Nisar already possesses diplomatic […]

FIA, relatives of Zafar Hijazi manhandle journalists at PIMS Hospital

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI) – Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi was taken into custody on Friday by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) after a special court dismissed his interim pre-arrest bail application in a case pertaining to tampering with records of Chaudhry Sugar Mills owned by the Sharif family. Zafar Hijazi fell […]

Urdu poet Hasan Akbar Kamal passes away

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Hasan Akbar Kamal, noted Urdu poet and writer, passed away on Friday at the age of 71.  He was suffering from multiple diseases and died at a private hospital. According to his family, the funeral will be held at Imam bargah Ancholi and he will be laid to rest in Wadi-e-Husain off Super Highway […]

13 terrorists killed, 6 injured as Operation Khyber-4 gains momentum

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Army’s Operation Khyber-4, launched under Operaion Raddul Fasaad (RuF) in the Rajgal Valley area of Khyber Agency, is progressing as planned, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced on Thursday. According to the ISPR, the operation has been yielding steady results: 13 terrorists have been eliminated so far while six others have been debilitated. Army troops, […]

Taking someone’s life in name of honour not permitted in Islam: Mufti Qavi

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

MULTAN (NNI): A year after social media sensation Qandeel Baloch’s murder, Mufti Abdul Qavi, who got embroiled in a controversy after he appeared in selfie pictures and videos with the murdered social media starlet, said that taking someone’s life in the name of honour was illegal and not permitted in Islam. Addressing journalists in Multan, […]

I doubt mental condition of Bani Gala resident: Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Referring to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said that I have doubt on the mental state of one person residing in Bani Gala. Talking to media outside Supreme Court, she said, “Imran Khan is a fugitive from three courts” and questioned […]

Pakistan offers favorable investment environment for US businessmen: Aizaz

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON DC (NNI): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said that Pakistan offers a favorable investment environment for US businessmen due to advanced banking system and improved means of communication. He expressed these views during a meeting with a delegation led by Pakistan America Business Association (PABA) in Washington DC, said a […]

Daniyal urges SC to take suo motu notice of SSP attack case against Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Daniyal Aziz has urged the Supreme Court to take suo motu notice of SSP Asmatullah Junejo attack case, in which Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, along with Pakistan Awami Tehreek chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri stands accused. Speaking to media outside an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday, Aziz lamented that […]

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Afghan, Indian FMs call for effective anti-terror cooperation

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Tuesday spoke to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj discussed bilateral issues, including holding the meeting of Afghanistan-India Strategic Partnership Council and Afghanistan-India Air Corridor. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said the two sides also spoke extensively about trilateral meetings of Afghanistan, India and the U.S., as well as […]

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Civilian deaths in Afghan war record high, says UN

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL (AFP): The people of war-torn Afghanistan continue to bear the brunt of the grinding conflict with civilian deaths at their worst since records began, the United Nations said on Monday. In the first half of the year, 1,662 civilians were killed and more than 3,500 injured with deaths in the capital Kabul accounting for […]

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Dostum plane stopped from landing in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — During nearly two months of de facto exile in Turkey, Afghanistan’s embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, hastily formed a new coalition of the discontented. On Monday, he tried to return to Afghanistan, to add to the woes of his own struggling president. But as hundreds of supporters waited late into […]

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Pietersen eyes South Africa international return

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Kevin Pietersen said Wednesday he has not ruled out resurrecting his international career with his native South Africa even though he’ll be pushing 40 when he requalifies. The 37-year-old batsman will become eligible to play for the Proteas in 2019 having not been selected for England after being sacked in the aftermath of […]

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Zahir stuns top seed to enter squash tourney quarters

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Qualifier Zahir Shah pulled a sensational upset in the first round of 7th PARCO Roshan Khan Open Squash Tournament 2017 beating top seeded player Tayyab Aslam in straight sets here Wednesday at RKJK Squash Complex, Fleet Club. The seedings seemed to have worked the other way round, qualifier Zahir Shah played as if […]

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US Open to break $50 million prize barrier

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Prize money at this year s US Open will top $50 million (43.3 million euros), organisers confirmed Tuesday, once again making the tournament the richest event in tennis. The United States Tennis Association said in a statement that the tournament purse had been increased by $4 million, taking it up to $50.4 […]

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