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SC judges question Sharif children’s lawyer on Qatari letters, deed of London flats

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): As Salman Akram Raja, the lawyer representing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s children in the Panamagate case, began his arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday, the judges expressed their displeasure over the “media trial” being conducted outside the court. A three-member bench of the SC, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal and […]

India diverting attention from IOK atrocities: FO

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday that Pakistan strongly condemns Indian troops’ continuous violations along Line of Control (LoC). Nafees Zakaria was speaking during the weekly media briefing at foreign office. He also remarked that India has violated ceasefire agreement about 58 times this year, adding that dozens of […]

PM says elements demanding his resignation, repeatedly rejected by Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

SIALKOT (NNI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that those demanding his resignation have repeatedly been rejected by people of Pakistan. Addressing members of the business community at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he said, “Despite massive pressure and destabilization attempts, the government has launched mega projects in infrastructure and communication sectors […]

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Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear accord

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

DUBAI (Reuters): President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new U.S. economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country’s nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that Tehran would “resist” them, state television reported. According to Reuters the Trump administration slapped the new sanctions on Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and said […]

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Israeli Christian man kills teenage daughter over relationship with Muslim

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AFP): An Israeli Christian man has been accused of killing his 17-yr-old daughter over her relationship with a Muslim. The prosecutors believe this to be an ‘honour’ killing incident, however, Sami Karra, 58, denied killing his daughter due to their ‘bad relationship’, The Independent reported. The daughter, Henriette Karra, was in a relationship with […]

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India’s haughty approach behind bloodshed in IOK: Gilani

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

SRINAGAR (Online): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that the haughty approach and wrong policies of India have created mayhem and are continuously instigating bloodshed in the territory. Syed Ali Gilani made these remarks in his telephonic address to the people present at funeral prayers of […]

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PML-N brings new documents whenever case nears conclusion: Sh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed has on Thursday said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) brings new documents whenever the Panama case nears its conclusion. Talking to the media outside the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan, AML chief said the judge had remarked that a document like Qatari letter comes each time […]

SC says no document available to prove ownership of Sharifs’ London flats

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Supeme Court of Pakistan Bench comprised of three judges seized with the findings of the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) took great exception to the fact that there was no document on record to prove the ownership of London flats. “We have been tired of asking about the money trail of the […]

Nawaz only did corruption in name of business, says Imran

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan on Wednesday claimed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has indulged in corruption in the name of business. He added the premier was given five chances to tell the truth and come clean in front of the people of the country. “He was given five chances to tell the […]

Soldier, two civilians martyred in Indian firing along LoC, says ISPR

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): A Pakistan Army soldier and two civilians were martyred on Wednesday after Indian troops opened unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC), said a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The incident also critically injured two soldiers and five civilians. Indian troops targetted Army outposts and the civilian population […]

Electoral Reforms Act 2017 approved amid PTI walk out

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Parliamentary committee on electoral reform has given green signal of election act 2017 amid Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) walk out from the meeting for not considering its proposals. The meeting of parliamentary committee for electoral reforms held Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair and approved the election act 2017. Talking to media, […]

Pak, China to deal threats on CPEC jointly: Janjua

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that Pakistan and China are well aware of the challenges to CPEC and both the countries would tackle them mutually. She was speaking on prospects and challenges of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) hosted by Pakistan Council on China (PCC), here on Tuesday. While discussing CPEC she said […]

Won’t let Altaf step outside his house in London: Kamal

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

KARACHI (NNI): Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Wednesday that his party would protest in London and won’t let MQM founder Altaf Hussain step outside his house. Addressing a press conference, Kamal said that his party workers did not die while collecting hides. He said that it was MQM founder and […]

PML-N shatters all moral standards by using offensive language: Naeem ul Haque

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): In response to Water and Power Minister of State Abid Sher Ali’s allegations, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s spokesperson Naeem ul Haque on Wednesday took a swipe at legislators of the ruling party by stating that now even the police do not comply their orders as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lost his moral and […]

Fawad Chaudhry predicts PM Nawaz’s last day in power

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry has on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif submitted forged material in the Supreme Court and the coming Friday would be his last day in power. Fawad Chaudhry held a media talk outside the apex court and termed Nawaz Sharif a liar. He also told that […]

CPEC to help in boosting country’s economy: President

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Mamnoon Hussain has called upon the government officers to serve people with dedication and commitment. He was addressing a function at National College for Public Policy in Lahore on Wednesday. The President emphasized that only those nations progress in the world whose individuals and officials perform their national duties actively and […]

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Afghanistan

5 of a family killed, 5 injured in Uruzgan airstrike

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five civilians have been killed and five others wounded as a result of an airstrike in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, resident and hospital sources said on Sunday. Ezzatullah, an inhabitant of the area, told Pajhwok Afghan News the airstrike was carried out in the Muradabad area of the city on […]

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Troops Set To Re-Take Helmand’s Nawa District

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

HELMAND (TOLONews): Afghan security forces on Sunday continued their operation to re-take Nawa district of southern Helmand province and are now only two kilometers from the district governor’s compound, local officials said on Sunday. The operation was launched early Saturday to re-capture Nawa which fell to the Taliban about nine months ago, Omar Zwak said. […]

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Most Daesh rebels are foreigners, says Nicholson

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The top NATO and US commander in Afghanistan has said most Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters are foreigners who have brought violence and miseries to the people. Gen. John Nicholson said this during a change-of-commander ceremony at the NATO Resolute Support (RS) Mission headquarters in Kabul. He said during the last one year US and Afghan forces […]

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup cricket defeat

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then Sri Lanka skipper Kumar […]

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Kohli seeks smooth relations with Shastri

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): India captain Virat Kohli said Wednesday he wants a good working relationship with new coach Ravi Shastri after the acrimonious departure of Anil Kumble. And the skipper expressed confidence he can make it work with Shastri. “We know what’s expected and what’s on the plate,” he said ahead of India’s departure for a […]

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Federer climbs to third place in ATP rankings

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

PARIS (AFP) – Roger Federer climbed to third place in the latest ATP rankings Monday on the strength of his record eighth Wimbledon triumph. His 19th grand slam win saw the Swiss jump two places up the rankings still dominated by Britain s Andy Murray, eliminated from Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, while Rafael Nadal, knocked […]

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