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FO rules out chance of placing Pakistan in FATF’s black list

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Officer Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said that there was no chance of Pakistan being placed on Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) black list. Addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said that Pakistan will implement the action plan negotiated with the FATF, while remaining in the grey […]

Will continue to compete till the last ball, says Imran

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan remarked on Thursday that his party will continue to compete for the upcoming General Election 2018 till the last ball. “You should never consider your political opponent weak,” he remarked while addressing party workers in NA-131 (Lahore) constituency. The competition for the NA-131 (Lahore) will be tough […]

Bilawal announces party manifesto for general elections

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday announced the party manifesto for the 2018 general elections. The 76-page manifesto includes a wide range of programs. Bilawal said the manifesto fulfills the promises made by Benazir Bhutto, who dreamed about a peaceful and prosperous Pakistan. “Benazir dreamed of a peaceful and […]

NAB decides to bring back Hasan, Hussain Nawaz via Interpol to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday has approved to bring back Hasan, Hussain Nawaz, sons of Nawaz Sharif to Pakistan through Interpol. The corruption watchdog held a meeting today in this regard and after the meeting NAB chief Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal told media persons that the bureau has approved to […]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi challenges appellate tribunal verdict in LHC

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi challenged the Rawalpindi appellate election tribunal’s decision restraining them from contesting from NA-57, Murree in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday. Former premier Abbasi in his petition stated that the tribunal exceeded its authority when it disqualified […]

Large cache of weapons seized in South, North Waziristan operations

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Security forces recovered a huge quantity of ammunition and explosives in a Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) conducted by security forces in South and North Waziristan, informed by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday. ISPR said that the operations were conducted in Ladha’s village Patwelai in South Waziristan and Gharlamai area of […]

Global

11 people killed in boat collision

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Emergency officials say 11 people have been killed when two boats collided near a Russian city that is hosting the World Cup. The accident occurred late Monday on the Volga River several hundred meters (yards) off the shoreline of the city of Volgograd in southern Russia. According to a statement from regional emergency […]

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Merkel faces rebellion over German migration policy

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a rebellion over migrant policy on Tuesday that risks destabilising her coalition, just as she is pushing EU partners to agree a common solution. Merkel’s handling of the migrant crisis – which saw more than 1.6 million people arrive in Germany from 2014 and helped propel the far-right […]

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Trump pledges to punish ‘the people of Canada’

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk TRENTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would inflict economic punishment on “the people of Canada” because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke publicly against Trump’s tariffs. At the G7 summit in Canada last weekend, Trump left early and flew out in Air Force One and Trudeau held a press conference where he […]

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UN hopes Lebanon will reverse residency freeze

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): The UN refugee agency UNHCR hopes the Lebanese foreign ministry will quickly reverse a decision to freeze residency applications the agency has submitted for its staff, its spokesman said on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil ordered the freeze last week after accusing UNHCR of hindering the return of refugees to Syria by “spreading […]

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UK welcomes North Korea denuclearization deal

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The U.K. welcomed the deal between American President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to denuclearize the far east country. “We welcome that President Trump and Kim Jong Un have held a constructive summit,” Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. “This is an important step towards the stability of a […]

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President Trump, Kim sign ‘comprehensive’ denuclearization deal, hold first ever summit

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that North Korea’s denuclearization process will start “very quickly” as the pair wrapped up an unprecedented meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The two leaders signed what was described as a “comprehensive” deal in front of international camera crews. The American president was full of […]

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Nawaz graft cases hearing adjourned till Friday

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad Wednesday adjourned hearing of two references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif pertaining to the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment, till Friday. AC Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted heard the remaining two references against former prime minister filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). At the […]

PTI mulling over to reappoint Khattak as KP CM

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The central leadership of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf decided again to hold consultation on the suggestion of making Atif Khan governor and giving slot of  Chief Minister Khyber PukhtunKhwa to Parvez Khattak. The step was supported by the leadership to end up all the possible differences while steps will also be taken […]

Tribal districts remain stronghold of PTI

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Amjad Afridi JAMRUD: The tribal districts of erstwhile Fata has proved a stronghold of Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf (PTI) as it achieved highest number of around 367818 (0.36mn) votes in its 12 national assembly constituencies during July 25 general election. Former Fata has proved an election base camp for PTI where it emerged single largest […]

Pashto singer shot dead by husband

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Renowned Pashto singer and stage actress, Resham Khan was allegedly shot dead by her husband on Wednesday in Nowshera Kalan area of Nowshera district. According to police report, Resham’s brother, Obaidullah registered First Information Report (FIR) in Police station and accused her husband for killing Resham. Resham was married to Fayda Khan, a […]

Presidential Election to be held in September

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The presidential election will be held in the next month as the constitutional term of President Mamnoon Hussain is going to expire on September 8, but arrangements have yet to be finalized for the Presidential Elections. According to the media reports, Election Commission of Pakistan is thinking to conduct the election on […]

Pervez Khattak submits unconditional apology in ECP for using offensive language

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak has submitted an unconditional apology in Election Commission of Pakistan for using offensive language during political campaign in General Elections 2018. PTI leader has submitted the reply and sought pardon from ECP in the matter. During the hearing, Khattak’s lawyer said that whatever he […]

Afghanistan

Protest as 77 polling stations closed in Paktika

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARANA: A number of protesting people on Friday closed the gate of the Independent Election Commission office in southeastern Pakitka province in protest against what they said closure of 77 polling stations in nine districts due to high security threats. Residents of nine districts took part in the protest demonstration in Sharana, the […]

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Clerics say peace only solution of Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Terming peace as the only solution to the Afghan conflict, the clerics of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia said at the end of a conference on Friday that the religious scholars would support the strategy of President Ashraf Ghani for the restoration of peace. The clerics asked the warring sides of the Afghan […]

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At least 12 militants killed in Afghan forces operation in Laghman

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAGHMAN: As many as twelve gunmen were killed in operation jointly conducted by Afghan army Commandos and the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Special Forces in Laghman province of Afghanistan. The governor office issued a statement in this regard and stated that the operation was conducted late on Wednesday night in […]

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Kabul, Dushanbe confer on anti-terror measures

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar and his Tajik counterpart have agreed on strengthening regional consensus on the fight against terrorism. Saimumin Yatimov, head of Tajikistan’s state committee for national security, arrived in Kabul at the head of a high-level delegation, a statement from the National Security Council said on Thursday. […]

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100 security forces missing after Tala wa Barfak fall

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk PUL-I-KHUMRI: Around 100 security forces, including the district police and administrative chiefs, of Tala wa Barfak district in northern Baghlan province have been missing after the Taliban took over the town , a public representative said. The Taliban on Monday overran the Tala wa Barfak district after a coordinated group attack. Provincial Council […]

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Flight resumes at Kunduz airport

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Flight operations at Kunduz Airport resumed Thursday after being suspended for several years, officials said. Kunduz Airport was one of the standard airports of Afghanistan constructed by Russia. But some portions of the airport were damaged during the Taliban rule and later the fall of Kunduz to Taliban few years ago. The […]

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Business

US Commerce Secretary arrives in China to discuss trade surplus

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing on Saturday for talks on China’s promise to buy more American goods after Washington revived tensions by renewing its threat of tariff hikes on Chinese high-tech exports. The talks focus on adding details to China’s May 19 promise to narrow its politically volatile surplus in […]

Rupee falls to record low against dollar, reaches Rs119 in open market

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The rupee plunged to a record low of Rs119.35 in the kerb market against the US dollar on Friday, as dwindling foreign exchange reserves continue to impact the local currency. It also touched a new intra-day low of Rs119.80, according to DollarEast Exchange Company’s webpage. The rupee on Thursday had ended the day […]

European stocks bounce on Italy deal, Spanish PM exit

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: European stock markets rallied on Friday after Italy reached a new coalition deal, with investors brushing aside trade war fears as they awaited key US jobs data. In midday deals, Milan’s stock market was up 2.6 percent, helping to pull up other European bourses and the euro. Madrid’s main index climbed 1.8 […]

Microsoft eyes billion-dollar start-up

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Microsoft aims to form a billion-dollar Turkish software company in Turkey, a senior executive of tech giant’s in the country said on Friday. “We aim to take local enterprises, which are sprouted in the country by our solutions, to the global market,” said Murat Kansu, general manager of Microsoft Turkey. He said […]

‘Sick and tired’ of bad news: Deutsche Bank CEO reassures staff amid rating cut

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Rating agency S&P Global has downgraded Deutsche Bank’s credit rating from A- to BBB+, which is a blow to the financial institution, as less than a day ago bad news from Washington sent stock indices to a record low. Christian Sewing, Deutsche Bank’s new CEO, tried to assure employees of the bank’s […]

EU decides to launch legal proceedings in WTO against US, China

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The European Union has decided to launch a legal challenge against the United States and China at the World Trade Organization (WTO), EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Friday. “If players in the world do not stick to the rulebook the system might collapse and that is why we are challenging today […]

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Sports

‘MU could not reject a chance to sign Ronaldo’

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Jose Mourinho has said Manchester United could not turn down an opportunity to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo — but added that he does not think Real Madrid want to sell. Ronaldo, 33, has been repeatedly linked with an exit from the Bernabeu, with United, where he spent six seasons, touted as a possible destination. […]

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Root plans to bat at number three

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Joe Root believes a year in the captaincy has given him the experience he needs to move up the England batting order to the pivotal number three position for the two-Test series against Pakistan beginning on Thursday. Since replacing Alastair Cook as the Test captain last year, Root has batted at number four […]

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Pietersen picked to deliver lecture

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is set to become the first non-Indian cricketer to deliver the BCCI’s annual MAK Pataudi lecture, a decision that has resulted in dissatisfaction among the board’s office bearers. The previous five speakers at the lecture have been former Indian cricketers: Sunil Gavaskar, Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman, Rahul […]

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Dimitri Payet left out of France World Cup squad

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Marseille star Dimitri Payet was left out of France’s World Cup squad announced by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday, completing a miserable 24 hours for the playmaker. The former West Ham United player was forced off with a hamstring injury in the first half of Marseille’s Europa League final defeat against Atletico Madrid […]

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Waseem joins Sweden’s team

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk Karachi: Former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Waseem has been appointed as head coach of Sweden’s national cricket team. The 41-year-old former Test cricketer, now a regular commentator, confirmed to Geo.tv that he will take the charge as head coach of Sweden team next month. “I am going there and my task is to […]

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Inexperience will cost Pakistan against England: Salman

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, whose career was brought to an abrupt halt after he was caught in a spot-fixing scandal in 2010, believes that Pakistan’s inexperienced side will find it difficult to get past England when the two-Test series commences on May 24. Butt, who has represented Pakistan in 33 Tests, […]

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Fashion

Angelina Jolie puts movies aside for cooking

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Angelina Jolie has put movie-making on hold to become a better mom, take cooking classes and do ordinary tasks like picking up dog poop. In an interview with Vanity Fair released on Wednesday, the actress said life after splitting in September from husband Brad Pitt was focused on looking after her health […]

Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, 30 years after breaking into the movies in “Teen Wolf Too.” “Friends” star Jennifer Aniston, who appeared in five films with Bateman, and Will Arnett, his cast mate on television’s “Arrested Development,” gave speeches paying tribute to his […]

Shazia Manzoor makes music comeback

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Lollywood playback singer Shazia Manzoor is back to the entertainment circuit following an extended hiatus. With preparations to release her first music album in eight years, it’s no surprise that the veteran artist has locked in Eidul Azha as the release date. Speaking with the private channel, the Raatan Kaaliyan crooner shed light as to why […]

Katrina Kaif leaves fans surprised with no arms ‘push-ups’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif, who is not only known for her glamorous looks but also hard work in gym, has now shown up in new video doing unimaginable stunt. Katrina posted a new short video on Instagram in which she was seen doing push-ups by using her both arms at first […]

Meera announces to contest elections against Imran Khan in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Lollywood actress Meera has announced to contest against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in Lahore. In an interview, Meera said that she is hundred percent confident over her victory if she joins politics and that the nation will vote me against Imran Khan. She further said that preparations have been started for […]

Tunisia bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli star

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2017

TUNIS (AFP): A Tunisian court has banned the US film “Wonder Woman” which stars an Israeli actress, more than a month after it had been scheduled to open at cinemas in the Arab state, a legal source said Wednesday. Lebanon has also banned Wonder Woman, on the grounds of a long-standing boycott of Israel. The […]

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