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Dharna violence cases: PM Imran gets permanent exemption from appearance

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court has granted Prime Minister Imran Khan permanent exemption on Tuesday from appearing before it in cases related to attacks on Pakistan Television (PTV) and Parliament House during the 2014 sit-in. According to reports, the ATC also accepted the request of exemption of other PTI leaders including Foreign Minister Shah […]

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Six new federal minister takes oath

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Six new ministers took oath at the President House on Tuesday. According to details, President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to three federal ministers and three ministers of state. Umar Ayub Khan, Ali Muhammad Mehar, Ali Zaidi were sworn in as federal ministers while Murad Saeed, Hammad Azhar and Mian Muhammad Shabbir Qureshi […]

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Security forces foils major terrorism bid in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a major terrorist bid in Zhob district of Balochistan on Monday evening. Military media wing issued a statement and it said that 21 improvised explosive device’s (IED) weighing 235 kilograms were recovered from the border town of Qamar Din […]

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SHC orders formation of JIT over May 12 riots

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday has ordered to form a joint investigation team to probe the May 12, 2007 riots in Karachi. According to reports, more than 50 people were killed and over 100 injured the attacks on rallies by different political parties and lawyers who had attempted to receive the […]

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Pakistan committed to successful implementation of CPEC: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani leadership has conveyed to Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a national priority for the government, Foreign Office Monday said in a press statement. “Pakistan remains committed to the successful implementation of CPEC,” the Foreign Office statement said on the completion of […]

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Judicial Year 2018-19 commences with high hopes, commitments

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: New Judicial Year (2018-19) commenced on Monday with a ceremony held in the Supreme Court with high hopes, commitments and being fearless for dispensation of justice. The ceremony was organised by the apex court under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. Anwar Mansoor Khan, Attorney General for Pakistan, Kamran […]

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Global

French Foreign Minister says Assad won war in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has stated that Damascus was determined to liberate the province of Idlib from terrorists. Speaking on France-Inter radio on Sunday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won the country’s civil war but will not “win the peace” without a political solution […]

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Hasina: Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: The prime minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Myanmar was delaying the Rohingya repatriation process without a specific cause. “When we talk, Myanmar always says it is ready to take back its nationals[…] .but the reality is that they say it, but don’t do it,” she said at a news […]

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Khamenei says war unlikely but urges boosting army capacities

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday war was unlikely but called on Iran’s armed forces to boost their defence capacities, according to his official website. On Saturday, Iran announced plans to boost its ballistic and cruise missile capacity and acquire modern fighter planes and submarines to boost its defences […]

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EU will not ‘sit like rabbit in headlights’ in face of US sanctions: German FM

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

BERLIN (Sputnik): Washington’s decision to ramp up tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union has cost European producers billions in lost revenue and exacerbated US-EU tensions. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has urged the European Union to stand up for its interests in the face of sanctions and excessive tariffs imposed on […]

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Kuwait emir announces visit to Washington, talks with Trump

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

CAIRO (Reuters): Kuwait’s ruler will travel to Washington on Monday for a working visit and hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump, the state news agency KUNA announced on Sunday. The White House said in a statement the leaders would discuss trade, investment and security cooperation in their Sept. 5 meeting. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber […]

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18 injured in German rival protests over migrants

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

BERLIN (AFP): Eighteen people were injured in rival demonstrations capping off a week marked by xenophobic protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz, prompting Germany’s foreign minister to urge Germans to “get off our sofas” and speak up against racism. Chemnitz has been in the spotlight after violent far-right protests erupted over the fatal stabbing […]

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Pakistan

Sheikh Rashid issued show-cause notice over ECP code violation

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed for violating its code of conduct for October 14 by-elections. The Commission observed that the minister has violated the code of conduct on a number of occasions and directed him to submit his […]

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Salman Shehbaz prepares initial documents for appearing before NAB

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Salman Shehbaz—son of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif—has on Sunday prepared initial documents pertaining to his appearance before National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to details, Salman has prepared summary of his companies. Sources privy to development also told our correspondent that Salman’s legal team has advised him to wait […]

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NAB starts investigation against Shehbaz Sharif for holding assets beyond declare source of income

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated a probe against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif for holding assets beyond declared source of income. According to private news channel report, NAB has questioned the former Punjab chief minister about his assets. Reports added that Shehbaz’s children may be summoned by the […]

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UN should play its role in resolving Kashmir dispute: Maleeha Lodhi  

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Pakistan has urged the international community to play their role in solving the Kashmir dispute and ending the sufferings of the Kashmiri people. While taking part in the debate in General Assembly, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi on Tuesday, recalled the several unimplemented Security Council resolutions […]

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Five FC personnel injured in Chaman explosion

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: As many as five security personnel were seriously injured in an explosion near Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in Qilla Abdullah district, Chaman. Levies officials informed local media that the explosion was occurred when the FC personnel were patrolling in the area. Meanwhile, Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Jam Kamal has strongly condemned the […]

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Amjad Saleemi appointed as IG Punjab

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Amjad Saleemi was appointed as the Inspector General of Punjab (IG) on Monday. According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division, Amjad Saleemi replaces Tahir Khan who served as the Punjab IGP for a period of one month and two days. The newly-appointed Punjab IGP has earlier served as Sindh’s police […]

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Afghanistan

Rockets hit residential area Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least three people were wounded in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday as multiple rockets firing from an unknown direction hit a residential area, an official confirmed. Hashmat Stanikzai, spokesman for the Afghan National Police (ANP) in Kabul, told Anadolu Agency the rockets landed in the city’s Afshar area, wounding at […]

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Over 70 Nangarhar officials detained over negligence

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than 70 security officials have been arrested over negligence in duty and other issues in eastern Nangarhar province, Governor Hayatullah Hayat said Tuesday. Talking to Afghan media, Hayat said the arrests were part of his pledge to improve security in the province after taking over as the governor two months back. […]

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EU, UN to build houses for 3,000 Nangarhar families

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The European Union and the United National are building residential houses for 3,000 deserving families at a cost of $32 in Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. UN Settlements Programme (UN HABITAT) Director Sayed Malook Sherzad assured Nangarhar Governor Hayatullah Hayat of implementing the programme soon. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, […]

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We want Saudi to help us in peace implementation

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Monday called Saudi Arabia a strategic partner of Afghanistan in the peace process, asking the gulf country to cooperate with Afghanistan in implementation and ensuring peace. President Ghani expressed the views during a meeting with the members of Afghanistan Ulema Council and High Peace Council (HPC). A statement […]

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Fierce fighting underway in Zabul’s Atghar district

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk QALAT: Taliban insurgents on Monday claimed capturing the Atghar district of southern Zabul province, but local officials rejected the assertion and said intense clashes were underway. Abdul Qayyum, the district’s administrative chief, told Afghan News men the militants staged predawn attacks on the district centre at 2am. The clashes continued till morning, he […]

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Reports about fall of Atghar district rejected

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan officials on Monday rejected the reports about the collapse of Zabul’s Atghar district into the hands of Taliban. Talking to Afghan media outlet, Zabul governor’s spokesman Gul Islam Sayal said dozens of Taliban attacked security outposts in Atghar district of Zabul province. The Afghan forces offered resistance, he added. The […]

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Business

Ryanair pilots go on strike in 5 countries

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair’s pilots went on strike Friday in five countries to enforce improvements in pay and working conditions. The strike, which started at 03.01 am on Friday, will end at 02.59 am on Saturday, in Germany, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Cancellations of flights due to the strike are […]

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The Veteran Small Business Loan Program Explained

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

People all over the country struggle to lock down small business loans every single day, but it can be particularly difficult for those who have served in the military. Many veterans who come out of service want to put their skills to the test in a new arena with a new business. Per the 2012 […]

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Greek unemployment decreases in May

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ATHENS: The Greek unemployment rate fell to 19.5 percent (seasonally adjusted) in May from 21.7 percent in May 2017 and 20 percent in April 2018, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Thursday. In a monthly report the statistics service said the number of employed people totaled 3,824,393 in May and the number […]

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Pakistan plans to borrow $4bln loan from IDB

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan plans to borrow more than $4 billion from the Saudi-backed Islamic Development Bank (IDB) as part of its attempts to restore dangerously low stocks of foreign currency. Two officials have told the Financial Times that the Jeddah-based bank has agreed to make a formal offer to lend Islamabad the money when […]

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Card factory warns on profits as weather dents sales

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Shares in Card Factory have fallen 10% after it said weak consumer spending and “extreme” weather had caused a fall in sales and would mean lower profits. The greeting cards company has struggled over the past year, and its shares have fallen by a third. It now expects underlying earnings to be […]

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Apple removes ‘wrong apps’ in gambling purge

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that their apps, which they said had nothing to do with gambling, were taken down. The affected apps included a Polish magazine, a gif-sharing service and a platform […]

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Sports

Bouchard battles past Bacsinszky in Gstaad opener

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

GSTAAD (Agencies): Eugenie Bouchard quelled a home threat at the Gstaad WTA tournament on Tuesday, fighting back to beat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 for a second-round place. The 146th-ranked Canadian who played the Wimbledon final four years ago but has since suffered through season after season of disappointment and a tumbling ranking, spent […]

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Sri Lanka seeks ‘clear rules’ on ball tampering

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s sports minister called on the International Cricket Council to establish “simple, clear rules” Wednesday after skipper Dinesh Chandimal was punished for ball tampering. “Laws governing the offence / act of altering the condition of the ball are somewhat vague and lack clarity,” Faiszer Musthapha said in a statement. “I invite the […]

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Tendulkar launches academy

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Retired India batting great Sachin Tendulkar has joined forces with Middlesex Cricket to launch an academy for budding male and female cricketers. The academy will provide training for children between the ages of nine and 14 through a curriculum developed by the coaches at the county and Tendulkar, who is the world’s leading […]

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Pakistan crushes Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI by 9 wickets

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BULAWAYO: Pakistan crushed Zimbabwe by nine wickets in third match of the five-match one-day international series on Wednesday and take decisive lead in the series. Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bat first but all the batsmen were out cheaply on 67 runs as they have no answer for the Pakistan pace […]

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Andre Russel returns to Windies squad

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Guyana (Agencies): Andre Russell is set to turn out for the Windies in a one-day international for the first time since November 2015. The big-hitting all-rounder has been named on the 13-member squad to take on Bangladesh in three ODIs at home. Russell made his international comeback in the Windies v World XI Hurricane Challenge […]

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Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Ronaldo

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Turin (Agencies): Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he is not sad about leaving the Real Madrid club and expressed gratitude towards Juventus for taking him into the team. “I’m not sad about leaving Real Madrid, this is a big club and with all due respect players at this stage of my career […]

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Fashion & Movies

Vin Diesel is the highest earning actor in Forbes list of 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk HOLLYWOOD: Forbes named Hollywood actor Vin Diesel the highest grossing actor of 2017 as the actor collected $ 1.6 billion through his movies in the global box office. Vin Diesel was appeared in the eight part of his Fast and the Furious franchise as well as xXx: The Return of Xander Cage this […]

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Priyanka looks stunning in traditional Saree at Ansushka and Virat wedding reception

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: All the mega start of Bollywood and Indian cricket attended the wedding reception of Anushka and Virat Kohli at Mumbai and among all of them Priyanka Chopra was looking stunning in her traditional dressing. Priyanka Chopra was spotted looking absolutely stunning in a golden silk saree along with her mother Madhu Chopra […]

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Shah Rukh Khan dedicates a special birthday song to Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan dedicated a special birthday song to Sultan of Bollywood Salman Khan on his birthday. While replying to a question, SRK said that he won’t be able to attend the birthday party of Salman as his children is there and he wants to spend some time […]

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‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ earns Rs 114.93 crore in first three days

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer thriller movie ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ creates history and breaking all the box office records. ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ earned Rs 114.93 crore in its first three days of release and breaks the record of Salman Khan Movie ‘Sultan’. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s sizzling chemistry in the […]

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Abhishek Chaubey is all set to direct his third film with the same cast

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Abhishek Chaubey, film director is all set to start shooting for his next film and third part of Ishqiya with the same cast. Abhishek Chaubey who has previously directed films like Ishqiya and Dedh Ishqiya is known to portray rural characters with great accuracy. This time around as well the director is […]

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Mahira Khan, Saba Qamar among the top Bollywood debutantes of 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Mahira Khan and Saba Qammar are contiueing to impress the audiences and film critics and recently they bagged another titles of Bollywood’s top debutantes of 2017. The top UK publication ranked Mahira Khan as the top debutante of 2017 in Bollywood and given third spot to the talented actress Saba Qammar. The […]

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