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ATC summons Imran Khan on Feb 15 in Dharna violence case

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday summoned Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on February 15 in four cases linked to violence during Islamabad sit-in in 2014. The court was hearing four cases against the PTI chief, including the attack on the state television building, Parliament and the then Islamabad SSP Operations Asmatullah […]

High level Afghan delegation in Pakistan for talks: FO

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal has said that Afghan delegation including Interior minister and chief of National Directorate of Security (NDS) is on a visit to Pakistan to hold talks on common interest. Dr Faisal shared this on his twitter account on Wednesday. Dr Faisal added that earlier Afghan government […]

Contempt petition: LHC issues notice to Nawaz, Maryam

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court issued a notice to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in a contempt of court case on Wednesday which was filed by Advocate Azhar Siddiqui. Advocate Azhar Siddiqui filed a petition and he stated that  Nawaz, his daughter Maryam […]

US aid should only go to friends: Donal Trump

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has advised the congress to pass a law to ensure that the aid should only be given to the friends of America’s. Donald Trump said this in his maiden annual speech at State of the Union. He said that it was a mistake for the country to send […]

Nawaz’s counsel to appear in SC today in Article 62 case

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Azam Tarrar will represent the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the supreme court on Wednesday as it takes up the case relating to the disqualification time period of lawmakers under Article 62(1)(f). Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar is heading the five member bench and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Justice Umar […]

Supreme Court to hear Asma Rani murder case today

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the suo motu case of Asma Rani murder case, who was medical student and was killed by nephew of PTI Kohat president after refusing the marriage proposal. The family of Asma Rani claimed that she was shot dead by the prime suspect Mujahid Afridi who […]

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Global

52 killed in bus fire in Kazakhstan

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk ASTANA: At least 52 people were killed in a bus fire in northwestern Kazak-hstan, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Thursday. “There were 55 passengers and two drivers on the bus,” in the Aktobe region, Ruslan Imankulov, the ministry’s E-mergency Situations Com-mittee representative, told reporters. “Five passengers managed to escape with injuries.” He […]

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Donald Trump Trump unveils ‘Fake News Awards’

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): At loggerheads with much of the US news media since his election, Trump finally doled out his “Fake News Awards” after weeks of speculation, recognizing what he had called “the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media.” CNN ‘won’ the most awards, getting mentioned four times out of the 11 total spots. […]

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India test-fires nuclear-capable ICBM Agni-V

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear deterrent against neighbouring Pakistan and China. The 5,000-km range (3,107-mile) Agni missile was tested from an island in India’s eastern coast in the Bay of Bengal, the ministry said on its official Twitter […]

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Tillerson’s old school way to deal with Trump tweets

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): When US President Donald Trump launches into one of his tweetstorms it sometimes seems like the diplomatic world is gasping in unison — but not Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Many foreign policy professionals have set up alerts so their phones buzz in their pockets whenever the commander-in-chief insults a foreign leader or […]

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Indian boy shot dead in police crossfire

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

LUCKNOW (AFP): An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed in police crossfire in northern India, an officer said Thursday. Madhav Bharadwaj was playing with friends in Uttar Pradesh state when he was shot dead in front of his grandfather late Wednesday. Police said they went into the boy´s village on a tip-off that suspected robbers […]

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Kurds react to US border force plan

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ERBIL: Syria’s Kurdish National Council on Wednesday said the U.S. plan to form a PYD/PKK-led border security force in Syria could trigger dispute between Kurds and Arabs. On Sunday, U.S.-led coalition spokesman Ryan Dillon announced plans to establish a 30,000-strong border security force in Syria with the SDF/PKK — a U.S.-backed group drawn […]

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Pakistan

NAB appeals SC to form larger bench to review Hudaibiya case

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday appealed the Supreme Court to form a larger bench in order to review the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case. A three-member apex court bench had dismissed NAB’s appeal to reopen the Hudaibiya case earlier on December 15. An appeal in this regard was filed with the […]

Pakistan ECP restores registration of MQM-P

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday restored the registration of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and twelve other political parties. The commission had delisted a large number of political parties, including the MQM-P, over their failure to comply with its directives to submit a list of at least 2,000 […]

Khawaja Asif is a grave security risk: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated the Supreme Court for awarding one-month jail term to PML-N’s Senator Nehal Hashmi over his outburst against judiciary. Hashmi was charged with contempt of court he criticized judiciary and members of a joint investigation team (JIT) tasked to investigate offshore properties of the […]

Ninety-percent of PSP’s total workers want to join MQM-P: Faisal Sabzwari

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan leader Faisal Sabzwari made tall claims on Saturday when he said that ninety-percent of PSP workers and supporters were in contact with his party’s leadership and were ready to jump ship. Speaking to media personnel, the veteran MQM-Pakistan leader said that Mustafa Kamal’s politics was about to end soon as his […]

PML-N to continue selfless journey of public service: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) Punjab, Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said performance of the person doing the politics of baseless allegations and falsehood is evident before the nation. In a statement issued here on Thursday, Shehbaz Sharif said that such elements instead of serving the masses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) have wasted time. Now […]

Breakthrough expected in Asma rape and murder case: KP DIG

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police claimed on Thursday that a breakthrough was expected in the Asma rape and murder case. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police received the DNA test report that was sent from the Punjab Forensic Laboratory. “We will soon announce a breakthrough in the case of Asma,” he said. DIG […]

Afghanistan

Wolesi Jirga OKs budget with hike in development spending

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday approved the national budget for 2018, with an increase of 17 billion afghanis in development funds. The Afghan fiscal year began on December 22. Earlier, Meshrano Jirga — or upper house of the parliament — had passed the draft budget on November 22, with some recommendations to […]

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No military meeting on political crisis held: Yaftali

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Army Chief Lt. General Mohammad Sharif Yaftali on Wednesday said that the army would stay neutral in all political issues, and operate under the leadership of the Commander –in-chief of armed forces. Addressing reporters at Government Media and Information Centre (GMIC) Gen. Yaftali strongly rejected the allegations of an unknown Afghan lawmaker […]

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‘Dostum, Raziq under govt pressure’

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-E-SHARIF: The chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Ata Mohammad Noor has claimed that the First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum and the provincial police chief of Kandahar Gen. Abdul Raziq are under immense pressure of the government. Noor made the latest claims during a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif city late on Tuesday evening where […]

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US wants peaceful transition of leadership in Balkh

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  US Vice President Mike Pence spoke with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan by phone last night and emphasized on peaceful transition of leadership in Balkh province, White House said Wednesday. The White House said in a statement that the Vice President highlighted Kabul’s continued engagement and critical progress on necessary reforms, political […]

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Afghanistan to play first test match in June against India at Bengaluru

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan Cricket Team will play its first international test match against India in June 14 this year. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) confirmed the report by informing the fans through twitter. Last year in June, Afghanistan and Ireland joined full member club of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and taking the total […]

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15 Tajikistani fighters killed in air strike: ANA

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Afghan National Army (ANA) on Tuesday claimed 15 Tajikistani fighters were killed after air strike in Badakhshan province. The aircrafts bombed a centre of foreign fighters in the Dara Khushk area of Juram district, Badakhshan province, killing 15 Tajikistani gunmen and wounding 11 others, Abdul Khalil Khalili, press officer of ANA’s 20th […]

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Business

Turkey’s automotive exports reach $28.5B in 2017

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s automotive industry exports surged 19.5 percent to $28.53 billion in 2017, compared to the previous year, automotive exporters said Sunday. The exports rose 6 percent to $2.49 billion in December, Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association (OIB) stated. The share of the automotive industry in the total exports of the country was […]

CPEC: The road to economic development: Rana Afzal

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan has said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the road to economic development and prosperity, not only for Pakistan and China but also for the whole region. Addressing as the chief guest at a seminar “Belt and Road Initiative and […]

Automotive sector anticipates over $800 million investment

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Five vehicle manufacturing companies including Hyundai, KIA, Regal Automobiles, Khalid Mushtaq Motors and United Motors have been granted the Greenfield or new investment status under the Automotive Development Policy 2016-21, this will bring over 800 million dollars investment in automobile sector. According to details, Engineering Development Board (EDB) , Ministry of Industries […]

Businesses cautious in installing patches to fix chip flaw

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Chances that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem. Researchers this week revealed security problems with chips from Intel Corp (INTC.O) and many of […]

US jobs growth loses steam in December

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing jobs growth. Non-farm payrolls rose by 148,000 last month, amid losses in the retail sector, the Labor Department said. But the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%, the lowest it has been since 2000. Analysts say the tightening […]

Google surveying Pixel 2 owners

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: While using his Pixel 2 XL earlier today, Andrew Martonik from Android Central stumbled upon a pop-up bubble at the bottom of his settings menu. The item, labeled “Help improve Pixel: 1 minute survey,” allows users to either dismiss the pop-up or take the survey. If you choose to take the […]

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Sports

Joe Root lines up for first IPL auction

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): England Test skipper and star batsman Joe Root is among 282 foreign players looking to play in this year´s big-paying Indian Premier League, the cricket board announced Saturday. The player auction for the 11th IPL Twenty20 tournament is set for January 27-28 in Bangalore, the Board of Control for Cricket in India […]

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Afghanistan U-19s upset Pakistan with Rasooli’s 76*

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

WHANGAREI (Agencies): Darwish Rasooli struck an unbeaten 78-ball 76 to lead Afghanistan to victory in their opening match of the Under-19 World Cup, beating Pakistan by five wickets. Chasing 189, Afghanistan were reduced to 50 for 3, before Rasooli, in the company of wicketkeeper Ikram Ali Khil, staved off Pakistan’s challenge. Rasooli shared partnerships of […]

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New Zealand beat Pakistan in 3rd ODI, take series

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

DUNEDIN (Online): A withering spell by Trent Boult saw New Zealand destroy Pakistan by 183 runs in the third one-day international in Dunedin on Saturday to comfortably wrap up the series in Dunedin. New Zealand have won all three matches so far and captain Kane Williamson said the target is a clean sweep of all […]

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Saudi women attend football game for the first time

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match Friday, as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases strict decades-old rules separating the sexes. The new measure comes after Riyadh, long known for imposing harsh restrictions on women, announced it was lifting a ban prohibiting them from driving, […]

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Pakistan beat India in Armed Forces International Polo Tournament 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

RAWALPINDI (APP): Pakistan Army defeated Indian Army in a thrilling match during Armed Forces International Polo Tournament 2018 in Nigeria on Friday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Pak Army team defeated the Indian side by 15 to 3.5 goals in the most-awaited match of the event, the ISPR said in a statement. Apart […]

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Pakistan granted special spot in Champions Trophy

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan’s national hockey team has been granted entry into the Champions Trophy by International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra after the request made by Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president Brig (r) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar. Pakistan were granted entry on the basis of the argument that they were not able to qualify […]

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Fashion

Coke Studio musicians raise the curtain on Aamir Zaki’s final performance

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: He came, he saw and he left too soon. Aamir Zaki’s death took the Pakistani entertainment industry by shock but there was something about this mad genius that concerned veterans and newbies even while he was alive; a dearth of recorded music. Musicians who were in touch with him during his final days […]

Malaika Arora was trolled terribly but her response was terrific

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report   Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan parted ways after being married for over 18 years, and the couple have received continual flak on social media following their announcement.I Being in the public eye has its downsides, and for the 43-year-old Munni Badnaam queen, there has been still no end to the brickbats. Recently, […]

I want my kids to make a name for themselves: Shah Rukh Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who hails from a non-filmy background, says he doesn’t understand the discussions on nepotism in Bollywood, hence he doesn’t have an opinion on it. “I don’t understand this (nepotism). How can I understand it? I am a Delhi boy, who went to Mumbai at the age of 25. Everybody […]

Ranbir Kapoor’s latest look for Sanjay Dutt biopic will stun you

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Sanjay Dutt’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor is in the works and it looks oh-so very exciting! It was reported that the Tamasha star will be essaying six looks from the Munna Bhai star’s life. Previously, Ranbir stunned everyone with his epic transformation for the biopic, and now the actor has yet again shocked […]

Vin Diesel and NBC plan ‘Miami Vice’ reboot

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – American television network NBC is working with action star Vin Diesel on a reboot of hit police drama “Miami Vice,” sources told AFP on Wednesday. The network has not announced the project officially but insiders say the 50-year-old actor’s One Race Television production company is teaming up with Universal Television and […]

Kareena Kapoor holidaying with son, husband in Switzerland

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood stunning actress Kareena Kapoor has posted latest pictures of her international trip with son Taimur Ali Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are holidaying with Taimur in Gstaad in Switzerland while their pictures are taking social media by storm. Kareena told an Indian newspaper, […]

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Peshawar

KP coalition govt determines for welfare, progress: Inayat

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (LG&RD), Inayatullah has said that the coalition government is determined for welfare, progress and development of the people. Addressing a function in Dir Upper, he said that under the same spirit hefty amount is being spent on health, education, supply of drinking […]

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Smuggling bids foiled

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The security forces foiled drugs smuggling bids and arrested two during separate actions in different areas of the provincial capital on Monday. The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) during action at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar, recovered 150 heroin filled capsules (390gm ice heroin) from stomach of a passenger leaving for Sharjah through […]

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Cabinet approves monthly stipends for clerics

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial cabinet okayed Rs.10, 000/- as monthly stipend for “Pesh-e-Imams of Jamia Mosques of the Province. This decision will take effect from the next month i.e. February 2018. This stipend will be given to those Pesh-e-Imams having proper degree from any of the five recognized boards of Deeni Madaris. It is also […]

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Twelve crushing plants closed by administration

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P Report PESHAWAR: As many as 12 crushing plants have been closed down on Sunday in Azakhel and Gari Chandan area of Peshawar after district administration officials carried out action against them. The action, according to spokesman of district administration was taken in the light of directions of Supreme Court of Pakistan. In order to […]

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Power project to be completed in given time: Naeem Khan

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: KP government showed concerned over the non-connectivity of generated cheap electricity from three hydropower projects having total capacity of 56 megawatt to nation grid and termed it as injustice behavior of federal government to province. It has been decided to discuss this issue at high level forum for the solution. Satisfaction has […]

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ANF rounded up 1338 drug traffickers

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF), prime drug law enforcement agency of Pakistan in its efforts to make the country a drug free society conducted countrywide operations in 2017 and rounded up 1338 drug traffickers including 27 foreigners besides recovering 164.07 metric tons drugs and 56.358 metric tons prohibited chemical while nine domestic and […]

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Home Districts

Women to run canteens in girl’s schools and colleges

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report MIRPUR: Commissioner Mirpur division, Ch. Muhammad Tayyab has said that only women will be granted contracts for running canteens in the government girls schools and colleges in all three districts of Mirpur division. Talking to APP here on Sunday, he revealed that the step was being taken to materialize the plan for women […]

Growers to desist from cultivating sugarcane crop: SCA warns

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report HYDERABAD: The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has warned that a large number of farmers- dismayed by the sugarcane price controversy- will not cultivate sugarcane crop in the next season. A meeting of the SCA chaired by its General Secretary Zahid Bhurgari at the chamber’s office here Sunday also decried that despite 3-month […]

Three drug peddlers held

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report SARGODHA: The police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered narcotics from them, here on Sunday. Police said that, the police team during snap checking at Bhera motorway interchange, intercepted a car (B-5077) and recovered six kgs hashish from hidden cavity of the vehicle. A poetry reciting session was also held in which […]

FIA arrests 440 human traffickers

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Multan claimed to have arrested 440 outlaws allegedly involved in human trafficking during year 2017. According to Deputy Director FIA Multan Faraz Monis on Sunday, the FIA teams arrested overall 629 outlaws, including 440 human traffickers, 110 proclaimed offenders, 19 court absconders and 311 alleged criminals in […]

Pashto poetry book reviewed in Landi Kotal

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: A book review ceremony  of  Pashto poetry themed,”ShelmanRud” was held here in government degree college hall of Tehsil Landi Kotal last day. The literary activity was organized under the banner of Shelman Adabi Jirga and Zakha Khel elder Malik Nadeem was the chief guest.Beside number of local poets,writers,scholars and member of […]

JI accuses rulers of working for US interests

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

A.R. Abid Bunery BUNER: The Jamaat Islami Kyber Pakhtoonkhawa chief Mushtaq Ahmed Khan has accused the successive rulers of selling the souls of the country bloods at the hands of America for swelling own foreign accounts adding the US president disgracing remarks against Pakistan were eye opening for the fellow countrymen as Trump claimed Dolor […]

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