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New history of rigging is being written: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that a new history of rigging is being written in the country but whatever is going to happen on July 25 is writing on the wall. Talking to media outside Harley Street Clinic in London on Thursday, he […]

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 […]

Global

Orlando hostage: Four children, suspect found dead, confirms police

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ORLANDO: Police said that at least four children were killed and the hostage also took his own life at the end of hostage drama in Florida on Monday. The suffering started on Sunday in Orlando and a police officer was also shot when police responded to a report of domestic violence at an […]

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Singapore summit: Trump, Kim shakes hands  

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Tuesday after they shake hands at Singapore summit as they were the first leaders of both the countries to meet to end a tense decades-old nuclear issue in the region. Both the leaders held a meeting at upscale hotel […]

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Spain offers to take in drifting rescue ship with 629 migrants

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

MADRID (Reuters): Spain offered on Monday to take in a rescue ship that is drifting in the Mediterranean Sea with 629 migrants on board after Italy and Malta refused to let it dock. The Aquarius ship picked up the migrants, including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 other children and seven pregnant women, from inflatable boats off […]

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Najib maintains innocence as 1MDB probe picks up steam

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia’s ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday said he did not benefit or steal money from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), as authorities searched a new premise and sought additional witnesses in an ongoing probe on the state fund. Malaysia is investigating allegations that billions of dollars had been siphoned from 1MDB, […]

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Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

GENEVA (AFP): More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the United Nations said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator […]

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EU, UN urge Italy, Malta to let in drifting migrant ship

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

ROME (Reuters): The European Union and the United Nations refugee agency called for a swift end to a political standoff that has left 629 migrants on a rescue ship drifting at sea after Italy refused to let it dock. The ship, with 629 rescued migrants, including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 other children and seven pregnant […]

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TLP to take out anti-rigging rally in Karachi on 12 August

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) on Thursday announced it will take out rally against the alleged rigging in Karachi on 12 of the current month. Speaking to The Frontier Post, Allama Ahmed Raza Amjadi, a candidate on NA-245, who lost elections to controversial TV anchor Aamir Liaquat, said Aamir Liaquat, who won election […]

AAC shot dead in Tank

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report TANK: Unidentified gunmen shot dead Additional Assistant Commissioner (AAC), Karamatullah Kundi in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Police told media that, unknown gunmen when his vehicle was ambushed near main market Daman Plaza. Police added that AAC was on his way to office from home when his vehicle was attacked by unknown gunmen. […]

PK-70 Result: ANP’s Khushdil Khan defeats PTI’s Shah Farman in vote recount

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Ishaq Khan PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) candidate Khushdil Khan has been declared winner from PK-70 constituency of Peshawar following vote recount on Thursday. According to initial results, former provincial minister Shah Farman had won the election from two constituencies PK-70 and PK-71 constituencies of provincial capital. Shah Farman defeated ANP’s Khushdil Khan on the […]

PML-N leaders to meet Nawaz, Maryam in Adiala Jail today

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Delegation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday reached Adiala Jail to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Thursday. Mushahid Hussain, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, Javed Hashmi, Chaudhry Tanveer, Pervez Rasheed and Maryam Aurangzeb were included in the delegation. Last month on July 13, […]

BAP announces Jam Kamal for CM Balochistan slot

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Jam Kamal was nominated for slot of Chief Minister by Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and formers chief minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was nominated for the job of speaker Balochistan Assembly. According to reports, BAP will officially announce the names in parliamentary party meeting in Quetta today (Thursday). The party was divided over […]

Power breakdown plunges Lahore into darkness

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A major power breakdown hit different parts of the provincial capital of Punjab and plunged half of the city into darkness for hours on Wednesday night. According to reports, technical fault at 220kv grid station at the Bund Road plunged half of Lahore into darkness. The power outage affected several areas including […]

Afghanistan

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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US airstrike kills 35 Taliban in Zazi Aryub

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: A US airstrike killed at least 35 Taliban gunmen and wounded numerous others in the Zazi Aryub district of Paktia province, Afghan army said Thursday. The US aircrafts targeted several Taliban bases in the Sur Gul area of Zazi Aryub district last night, killing 35 fighters and wounding numerous others, Maj. Abdullah, […]

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Four Taliban killed

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk FIROZKOH: Taliban militants attacked another voter registration center in the capital of western Ghor province, but Afghan forces killed them all, police said Thursday. Ghor police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal Nizami told Pajhwok Afghan News on Thursday that four Taliban assailants stormed a voter registration center in Kamarab area of Firozkoh city late on […]

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Business

Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number of Google employees resigned and thousands of others signed a protest petition against taking part in the Pentagon project, known as Maven. […]

U.S. soon to impose $1.7 billion penalty on Chinese’s ZTE

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON (Agencies): The Trump administration may soon claim as much as $1.7 billion penalty from ZTE Corp, as it looks to punish and tighten control over the Chinese telecommunications company before allowing it back into the business, according to people familiar with the matter. The Commerce Department is also seeking unfettered site visits to […]

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 […]

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Sports

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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Mujeeb to play for Hampshire in T20 Blast

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The young Afghan spin sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman will play for the Hamshire cricket club in the upcoming T20 Blast, it has been reported. Hampshire announced Thursday that Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro have been signed for the upcoming series. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of […]

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Sharapova wins Rome epic as Nadal makes semis

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P.Report ROME: Maria Sharapova fired a French Open warning with an epic three-hour win over Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko to reach the Rome semi-finals on Friday as Rafael Nadal continued his clay court domination. Former world number one and five-time Grand Slam winner Sharapova found herself in a dogfight with her Latvian opponent. Playing […]

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Fashion

Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil’s to be remade by Hollywood

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): The creators of Kaabil are in talks for the obtainment of the change rights. The film was created by Hrithik s dad Rakesh Roshan and featured Yami Gautam as heroin. We have been hearing for decades that Bollywood has always been under the ‘influence’ of Hollywood and has followed their footsteps […]

Meera takes poetry book as ‘English Grammar’

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistani film actress Meera took poetry book ‘Democracy is the Best Revenge’ as English Grammar. A picture of Meera, holding the book along with the caption that her fans can improve their English by reading this book of a friend, took the social media by storm. Talking to media, book’s author A. K. […]

Pakistan movie Sawaan touches hearts in Madrid

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

Pakistani movie, Saawan, received the Best Foreign Language Feature Film during the award ceremony of Madrid International Film Festival, which was held from July 8 to July 15. Directed by Farhan Alam, Saawan touches upon the true story of a child with physical disabilities. The film is a “quest for survival” and a tale of […]

Bollywood’s biggest stars shine at India film awards

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD (AFP): India’s biggest Bollywood stars lit up an American stadium Saturday with a dazzling celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards just outside New York. Held each year in a different city overseas, IIFA is India’s biggest media event and one of the world’s most-watched annual entertainment […]

Not jealous of appreciation that Saba Qamar is getting: Mahira Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

KARACHI (NNI): Stunning Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has said that she is not jealous of the appreciation that Saba Qamar is receiving. In a statement, Mahira Khan said that people prefer to watch drama instead of films and that she also got fame from drama industry. Hamsafar drama was the reason of what I am […]

Project Ghazi release delayed after premiere night

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): If you made plans to watch Pakistan’s first ever superhero film, Project Ghazi, over the weekend then we have some bad news for you. The film, which was scheduled to release across cinemas on July 14, has pushed forward its release to an unannounced date. Following its premiere at Nueplex Cinema, Karachi on […]

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