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Sri Lankan cricket team reaches Lahore for final T20I against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan and Sri Lankan cricket teams arrived in Lahore in the wee hours of Sunday morning to play the third T20I of the series in the Lahore. The teams were shifted to hotel from Allama Iqbal International Airport in a tight security. The Sri Lankan team is led by the all […]

Maryam Nawaz says not even an aspirant to lead PML-N

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Saturday has clarified the statement ‘family decided that I should be leading the party is wrongly ascribed to her as there was no such decision. According to the interview published in New York Times, Maryam Nawaz hesitated to directly address whether she had ambitions to […]

Will make the rich abide by law if given power: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

F.P. Report MIANWALI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that he will hold the rich accountable and make them abide by law if given power. Addressing to a massive rally in home ground Saturday, Imran Khan said that one of the Sharif brothers has been ousted and the other will also meet […]

Sindh Govt decides to replace Khowaja with Dasti as police chief

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Government on Saturday decided to replace Allah Dino Khowaja with Sardar Muhammad Dasti as Inspector General of Police Sindh. “Sindh Cabinet has decided to approach the federal government to post a Grade B-22 officer as IG Police Sindh in place of the incumbent who is in grade B-21 officer,” spokesman CM […]

Police want formation JIT to interrogate Sattar, Amir Khan in hate speech case

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: An investigation officer on Saturday submitted before the anti-terrorism court (ATC) that request has been sent to Sindh Home Department to interrogate chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, Dr Farooq Sattar, and central leader Amir Khan by Joint Interrogation Team in the 22 August hate speech case. The officer submitted that police have […]

Afghan deputy governor ‘abducted’ from Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An Afghan province’s Deputy Governor, Muhammad Nabi Ahmadi, was “abducted” from Peshawar on Friday, Afghan Consul General Moin Mrastyal said on Saturday, though Pakistani law enforcement agencies said they had no information on the incident. According to the Afghan diplomat, Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s Kunar province, was abducted from Peshawar’s […]

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No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan, says defence minister

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said on Tuesday but promised to boost support for a new United States (US) strategy in the war-torn country. After talks with US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, Nirmala Sitharaman said India was prepared to increase training for Afghan personnel and develop infrastructures […]

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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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NAB holds ‘double standards’ against PPP: Sindh info minister

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah said on Thursday that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) holds double standards against Pakistan Peoples’ Party leaders. Speaking at a press conference, in reference to NAB’s Sharjeel Memon case, he said that not a single member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has been put on the Exit Control […]

Nawaz needed security as he has fought terrorism: State information minister

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The person who has fought terrorism with determination would have needed security for his safety, said Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday while responding to criticism to the ‘official protocol’ given to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. While speaking to the media in the federal capital, Aurangzeb said the people […]

Woman found dead at Lahore hotel, husband on the run: Police

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): The body of a woman was found in a hotel room in the Defence locality of Lahore early Thursday, police officials informed. Police have identified the deceased as Nazia, a resident of Sheikhupra, and claim that the initial investigation suggested that she was killed by her husband, Ali. The suspect is on the […]

India returns 13 Pakistani prisoners, including 2 women and girl born in captivity

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

LAHORE (INP): India returned 13 Pakistani prisoners, including two women and a girl born in captivity, back to Pakistan through the Wagah-Attari border on Thursday. The two women — Mumtaz and Fatima — were apprehended on charges of drug trafficking after travelling to India via the Samjhauta Express in 2006. Fatima’s 10-year-old daughter Hina was […]

NAB Lahore seeks details of Nawaz son’s properties

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written to Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and seeking details of Hussain and Hasan Nawaz in Lahore. The accountability court hearing the corruption references against the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children and despite several notices Hussain and Hasan Nawaz didn’t appear in the court […]

Ahmed Noorani thanked ISPR for gesture of goodwill

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist, Ahmed Noorani who was seriously injured in an attacked, told that he didn’t hold anyone responsible for the brutal attack. This he said while speaking to DG ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor on telephone on Thursday. Noorani added that some opportunists trying to make the incident in their own favor […]

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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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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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Moeen Ali hails Saqlain for success against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Moeen Ali has paid tribute to the “amazing” Saqlain Mushtag for his role in helping the England all-rounder enjoy a record-breaking Test series against South Africa. Ali, a 30-year-old off-spinner and left-handed batsman, became the first man in cricket history to score more than 250 runs and take 25 wickets in a four-match Test series […]

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Another athlete affected by norovirus in World Athletics Championship

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

Botswanan star Isaac Makwala was the latest to withdraw from International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships on Tuesday after an outbreak of the norovirus bug at a hotel hosting athletes. “Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the men’s 400m (Final) due to a medical condition on the instruction of the IAAF medical delegate,” world […]

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PHF brings Samiullah to hunt talent for Pakistan hockey

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In an attempt to find and nourish new talent for hockey in the country, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has taken former captain and Olympian Samiullah Khan onboard for a talent hunt program. “Pakistan Hockey Federation has appointed Pakistan’s former captain, legendary Samiullah Khan, popularly known as the flying horse, the Chairman […]

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Najam Sethi favourite as PCB elects new chairman tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): The Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet tomorrow to elect its new chairman following the end of Shahryar Khan’s tenure as chairman, with Najam Sethi as the clear favourite. The special BoG meeting will elect the new chairman to lead the helm of affairs of cricket in the […]

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Tennis: Nadal eyes number one in Montreal with Murray sidelined

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

MONTREAL (AFP): Rafael Nadal says he ll focus on the foes in front of him at the ATP Montreal Masters this week, and not on his chance to return to number one in the world. A semi-final run in Montreal would see the Spaniard supplant Britain s Andy Murray atop the rankings. “I don t even think about […]

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