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FATF issues action plan after putting Pakistan on grey list

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued action plan for Pakistan to implement it after putting the country on the grey list. FATF has said that Pakistan has made a high-level political commitment to work with the global watchdog and Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) to strengthen its anti-money laundering […]

General elections 2018: ECP to reveal final list of candidates today

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will announce the final list of candidates on Saturday, who are contesting the upcoming general election which is scheduled to be held on July 25. According to the election schedule, ECP will also issue electoral symbols to the contesting candidates today. The ECP has started preparing […]

Shehbaz Sharif rejects any kind of support to Reham for her upcoming book

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif has rejected all the blames of supporting financially Reham Khan for her upcoming book which created uproar in Pakistani politics. This he said while talking to private news channel on Saturday. He said that it is totally baseless allegations against him for supporting Reham Khan, […]

PTI chief to start election campaign in Islamabad today

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), will formally start his election campaign from NA-53 Islamabad constituency on Saturday (today). PTI Chief will address to workers’ convention at the Jinnah Convention Centre today and PTI’s National Assembly candidates Asad Umer, Raja Khurram Nawaz and Ali Awan, will join him and they will […]

OGRA recommends increase in prices of petroleum products

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended the caretaker government to increase the price of petroleum products for the month of July 2018. OGRA has forwarded a summary to the Ministry of Energy’s Petroleum Division and recommended the upward revision in prices of petroleum products. According to reports, If the […]

Forces recover 20kg explosives in Dera Bugti operation

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that at least 20 kilograms of explosives of explosives were seized in an operation conducted in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan. The ISPR issued a statement, according to the statement the operation was conducted after receiving information regarding the presence of explosive in Bobi Shanak […]

Global

US President Trump, Melania extend Eid greeting to Muslim across the Globe

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania extended Eid greetings to Muslims across the Globe. “Melania and I wish Muslims across the United States and around the world a blessed Eid al-Fitr,” Trump said in a statement released by the White House press secretary’s office. “Today, as we reflect on the […]

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Two people stabbed to death in SA mosque attack

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Two Muslim worshippers were stabbed to death and three others were injured by a knife-wielding assailant at a mosque in Malmesbury outside Cape Town early Thursday morning, according to police. Police later shot the assailant dead. Western Cape police spokesman Lt. Col. Andre Traut told local eNCA television: “The suspect, believed to […]

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India expresses ‘deep dismay’ over Maldives prison sentences

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP): India said Thursday it was dismayed by the 19-month prison sentence given to a former leader of the Maldives for failing to cooperate with a police investigation. A Maldives court sentenced Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to one year, seven months and six days in prison for failing to hand over his mobile phone […]

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Cyprus escorts 61 Syrian refugees

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

NICOSIA (AFP): Cypriot authorities have safely escorted a boat carrying 61 Syrian refugees to shore after spotting it off the coast of the Mediterranean island, they said Thursday. The vessel was intercepted late Wednesday evening off the island’s northwestern coast after embarking from Turkey, police said. One woman and 60 males, including seven children, were […]

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Russian Opp leader released

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest, noting with sarcasm that a Moscow jail where he was held has received a massive facelift ahead of the World Cup. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most visible foe, said the authorities apparently feel that […]

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Greece: Opp head to call no-confidence vote

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

ATHENS (AP): The head of Greece’s main opposition party said Thursday he will submit a motion for a no-confidence vote in the government, objecting to a deal reached between the prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia to settle a decades-old dispute over Macedonia’s name. New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaking in parliament during a […]

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Illegal loan waivers: SC re-orders to pay off 75 % within 10 days

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Thursday re-ordered to 222 illegal loans waivers to pay back 75 percent of the principal amount of written-off loans, within ten days. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo moto case pertaining to illegal waivers of bank loans worth of Rs 54 billions by […]

Independence Day to be celebrated with national zeal, fervor: Ali

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Syed Ali Zafar Thursday said Independence Day would be commemorated with national zeal, fervor and in a befitting manner. He said this while chairing a Meeting of Organizing Committee regarding Flag Hoisting Ceremony on August 14. The minister said the Day not […]

Preparations afoot to celebrate Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Jashan-e-Azadi preparations have been started here as the nation will celebrate its 72th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and national fervor on Aug 14 (Tuesday). The Independence Day will be celebrated on August 14 with a pledge to work with zeal for a strong and prosperous Pakistan. Nowadays the people, especially the […]

Muqam appears before NAB probe team

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Ameer Muqam on Thursday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on third summon for a probe pertaining to ownership of assets beyond known sources of income. During the hearing the authorities handed him a questionnaire and inquired about his assets. An inquiry was initiated against him […]

MMA MPs to sit on Opp benches in assemblies

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Mutahida Majlas-e-Amal Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan on Thursday made it clear his members would sit on opposition benches at the center and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa if the agenda of grand opposition was failed. Addressing a meeting of his party office bearers at Chakdara Maulana Gul Naseeb said the MMA […]

Recovery of looted money from former PA, APAs sought

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

Shahzada Wazir WANA: Accountability process should be extended to the newly merged Fata districts to get the looted money recovered from the successive political agents and assistant political agents who have built bungalows in the posh localities of Peshawar and Islamabad after plundering the resources of poor tribesmen in the past. An authentic source said […]

Afghanistan

FEFA seeks temporarily suspension of voter registration process

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) has said the successful completion of the voter registration process and preparation of the voter list are prerequisites for the legitimacy and credibility of the election process, according to a statement on Monday. However, monitoring of the registration process revealed a series of […]

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No justification for attaching stickers to ID cards, says CEO

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah says there is no legal or technical justification for attaching special stickers to identity cards. The voter registration process was marred by technical and legal flaws and no one had the right to impose their decisions on the people, he said on Monday. Addressing the Council […]

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Watchdog sees signs of interference in electoral process

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Monday said signs of interference in its affairs and other illegal activities by possible candidates were visible. The commission said the sale of stickered tazkiras (identity cards), undue favours influence and misuse of government resources were signs that could be seen. A statement from IECC […]

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‘No delay in Afghan section of TAPI project’

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) has ruled out any delay in the execution of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. Earlier, some media reports indicated the implementation of the Afghan section of the multibillion energy project could be delayed. The reports said land for the pipeline passing through Afghanistan was […]

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Tehran willing to help Kabul eradicate Daesh

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan needs to work in close cooperation with Iran to ensure its security and stability, says Defence Minister General Tariq Shah Bahrami, who is currently on a visit to the neighbouring country. Referring to Iran’s influence in the region, he called for joint action by regional countries against terrorism. Kabul required Iran’s […]

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Delay in e-NICs not in country’s interest: MP

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: A Wolesi Jirga member from eastern Nangarhar province urged the government not to postpone the launch of Electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC) issuance process as he believed its postponement was against the country’s interest. The MP, Eng. Sayed Ikram, told a gathering of his supporters in this eastern city of Jalalabad, that […]

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Business

Oil prices drops 2 percent, US crude touches its lower in two months

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell about 2 percent on Monday, with U.S. crude touching its lowest level in nearly two months, breaking below technical support levels as investors kept selling amid growing U.S. production, possible global supply growth and nagging trade tensions. Brent crude futures LCOc1 lost $1.50 a barrel, or 2 percent, […]

LNG imports increase 30 percent in May 2018

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan LNG imports rose 30 percent year-on-year, touching 568,000 tons in May 2018 compared to May 2017. In May, the country received a total of nine cargoes with two delivered to Pakistan GasPort (PGP) and nine cargoes to Engro Elengy (EE) terminal respectively. Also, Pakistan’s LNG imports soared by nearly 80 percent on […]

Turkey earns $1.5b in hazelnut exports

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey has sold abroad nearly 240,000 tons of hazelnuts in the first nine months of the export season, making a $1.5 billion revenue, according to a national union on Monday. The export volume between September 2017 and May 2018 saw a 26.1 percent jump in the same period from a year earlier, […]

SocGen reaches deals to end probes on rates, Libya

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: France’s second-biggest bank Societe Generale said Monday that it had reached agreements with US and French authorities to settle inquiries into the rigging of Libor interest rates and its dealings in Libya. The bank did not reveal how much it paid to end the cases, but said that it had already provided […]

Saarc can’t progress in isolation: Iftikhar

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: SAARC CCI Senior Vice President (SVP) Iftikhar Ali Malik said that the SAARC, a regional organization cannot progress in isolation and called to strengthen the means for practical engagement with other Asians and with selected International Organisations in particular, for the development efforts in the region. Speaking at an Iftar dinner hosted […]

Turkey’s annual inflation at 12.15 percent in May

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Consumer prices in Turkey rose 12.15 percent in May, year-on-year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) on Monday. The May figure was up from 10.85 percent in April, the data revealed. The highest annual increase was seen in transportation, up 20.02 percent. “Furnishing and household equipment with 16.87 percent, miscellaneous goods […]

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Sports

Ponting blames Maxwell’s poor form

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Twelve innings, 169 runs, an average of 14. Glenn Maxwell had a terrible IPL 2018. His team, Delhi Daredevils, did not fare much better: with five wins in 14 games, they finished bottom of the points table. Still, given their own form, Daredevils persisted with Maxwell for 12 of the 13 games […]

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Nishikori needs success to reignite career

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

  TOKYO (Agencies): It has been a long and frustrating road back to fitness for Japan’s Kei Nishikori, who will arrive at Roland Garros without an ATP title for more than two years and desperate to prove that his career has not already peaked. For much of the last decade Nishikori has been the player […]

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PHF hires two new foreign coaches for Champions Trophy

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has hired two new coaches — a penalty corner specialist and goalkeeping expert — to prepare for the Champions Trophy that is set to be held from June 23 in Netherlands. The head coach of Pakistan hockey, Roelant Oltmans, says they hope to finish at a better spot […]

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Bangladesh recall Mosaddek for Afghanistan T20 series

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): Bangladesh on Sunday recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain in their 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 matches against Afghanistan in India next month. Mosaddek, who has not played T20 international cricket for more than a year, replaces batsman Imrul Kayes for Bangladesh’s first-ever bilateral series against Afghanistan in the shortest format. “Mosaddek is a […]

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Josh Warrington takes IBF title from Lee Selby

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Josh Warrington admitted he felt the pressure to deliver at his beloved Elland Road after upsetting the odds to wrench the IBF featherweight title from Lee Selby after a 12-round thriller. The fervent Leeds supporter Warrington was roared into the ring by an expectant crowd – estimated to be around 25,000 – in […]

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Elina Svitolina stuns Halep to win Italian Open

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Elina Svitolina underlined her status as a top favourite for the French Open by sweeping Simona Halep aside 6-0, 6-4 to successfully defend her Italian Open crown on Sunday. In a repeat of last year’s final at the Foro Italico, Ukrainian Svitolina, seeded fourth, was up against Halep a day after the Romanian […]

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Fashion

Fox News host Bolling suspended after allegations of lewd texts

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

NEW YORK (REUTERS): Fox News on Saturday suspended host Eric Bolling following a media report that he sent sexually inappropriate text messages to colleagues, marking the third high-profile harassment case to rock the conservative, highly rated cable news outlet. Bolling’s lawyer called the claims “untrue and terribly unfair”. “Eric Bolling has been suspended pending the […]

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 […]

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