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Zardari rejects any role in formation of National Reconciliation Ordinance

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and former president Asif Ali Zardari has rejected his role in formation of National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), this he stated in response submitted in the case on Tuesday. NRO was passed by former military ruler and president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf in 2007, granted amnesty to […]

Saaf Pani case: PML-N candidate sent on physical remand

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court awarded a 14-day physical remand of PML-N candidate Engineer Qamarul Islam and Waseem Ajmal, accused in the Saaf Pani Company corruption case on Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested the former CEOs of the company, Islam and Waseem Ajmal and they were presented in an accountability court […]

PAF training jet crashes at Peshawar air base

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A training jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) blew up on Tuesday during crash-landing at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar. The PAF issued a statement and it stated that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft while returning from a routine operational training mission crashed during landing at Peshawar air base. According to reports, […]

Larkana Judge resigns over CJP humiliating behavior

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Gul Zameer Solangi, Additional District and Sessions Judge Larkana on Tuesday has sent his resignation to the Sindh High Court registrar because of the humiliating behavior of Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. Last week on Saturday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar was on a visit to Larkana and during his visit he […]

Bilawal to announce PPP’s manifesto on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will announce the party’s manifesto for upcoming general election at Islamabad on Thursday. Bilawal’s spokesman, Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokar informed media persons that PPP finalized the 10th manifesto of the party for general election 2018. PPP’s first manifesto was unveiled by party founder and […]

NAB arrests PML-N candidate

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested PML (N) candidate Qamarul Islam that was contesting election against Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan from NA-59. Qamarul Islam was facing allegation of alleged mega corruption worth billion of rupees in Saaf Paani Project of Punjab government. The audit official has confirmed the alleged corruption of Qamarul […]

Global

Philippine troops kill 15 militants in air and ground assaults

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

MANILA (Reuters): At least 15 pro-Daesh militants were killed when Philippine troops launched air and ground assaults against a rebel bomb factory on Sunday, a military commander said. Air strikes and artillery pounded an area in the Liguasan marsh in Maguindanao, where the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group had been making improvised explosive devices, […]

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In bombshell, Trump says US backs out of G7 communiqué

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk LA MALBAIE: US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had instructed his representatives not to endorse a joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after what he called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “false statements” at a news conference. Trump left the G7 summit in Canada early, then wrote […]

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Polio comeback to Venezuela after decades

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk VENEZUELA: Polio has been reported in Venezuela, a crisis-wracked country where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, the Pan-American Health Organization reports. The organization said the child had no history of vaccination and lives in an under-immunized extremely impoverished Delta Amacuro state. Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a crippling childhood disease caused by […]

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US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

HARARE (AFP): US pro-democracy groups have urged Zimbabwean authorities to take steps to ensure a free and fair election in July and break from a history of flawed elections under long-time ruler Robert Mugabe. “Changing Zimbabwe’s electoral trajectory will require pro-active and concerted efforts to instil public confidence,” the International Republican Institute and the National […]

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Flight from Pyongyang lands in Singapore

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): A rare direct flight from Pyongyang landed in Singapore on Saturday ahead of the expected arrival of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss ending the North’s isolation and its nuclear programme. The arrival of the Air China Airbus 330 flight at Changi airport […]

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Putin discusses political prisoners with Poroshenko

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

QINGDAO (Reuters): Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko discussed a possible exchange of prisoners during a telephone call on Saturday. Poroshenko had placed particular emphasis on the situation of Ukrainian citizens being held in Russia who are on hunger strike, the president’s office said in a statement. Relations between Moscow and […]

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President for enhanced ties with Brazil

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the increased bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Brazil and hoped that ties between the two countries in different fields would be further strengthened. He was talking to Chief of Staff of the Brazilian Armed Forces Admiral Ademir Sobrinho, who called on him. On the occasion, Ambassador […]

Two policemen martyred in D.I.Khan firing

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report DERA ISMAIL KHAN: As many as two policemen were martyred after unidentified opened fire on them in Dera Ismail Khan district on Tuesday. According to reports, some unidentified suspects opened fire in Khana Sharif and targeted the policemen in a result both the officers’ embraced martyrdom. The criminals managed to escape after committing […]

Bilawal calls emergency PPP meeting in Karachi today

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has called a emergency meeting of party leaders in Karachi on Tuesday. According to the party sources, the senior party leadership will discuss the strategy regarding formation of government. Former Opposition Leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah will brief the PPP Chief […]

OGRA recommends Rs 2.75 liter increase in petrol prices

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has sent a summary to the Power Division suggesting and recommend increasing the prices of various petroleum products from August 1. As per the summary sent by OGRA, it recommended an increase of Rs2.75 per litre in petrol prices, Rs3 per litre for diesel, and […]

SC directs to freeze fake bank accounts

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed State Bank of Pakistan to freeze fake bank accounts till completion of investigation by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the case. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the directions while hearing an appeal filed by Ansari Sugar Mill, TCB Sugar […]

‘Enemies’ circulating fake list of PTI cabinet members: Naeem

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior leader Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Naeemul Haque says that ‘enemies’ are allegedly circulating a fake list of party cabinet members online. The PTI leader clarifies that the party hasn’t yet taken a decision on cabinet positions so far. “A number of fake lists regarding PTI cabinet are being circulated by enemies of […]

Afghanistan

President vows timely, transparent elections

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani, denouncing recent attacks on voter registration sites, on Monday pledged the timely conduct of Wolesi Jirga, district council and presidential polls. The president held out the pledge while addressing the 5th Afghan Women International Symposium here. The assurance comes days after deadly attacks in Kabul and Khost provinces. Referring […]

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Saudia to boost cooperation with Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged boosting cooperation with Afghanistan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s office said on Monday. The new Saudi ambassador to Afghanistan held out the promise of enhanced cooperation at a meeting with Dr. Abdullah in Kabul, the CEO spokesman said in a statement. Ambassador Jassim […]

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Religious seminary targeted in Dasht-e-Archi blitz: UNAMA’s report

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said on Monday that the airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz on April 02 was conducted against a religious seminary. According to the report released by UNAMA, 107 Afghan civilians suffered casualties in the blitz. In its report, the UNAMA said that 36 people including […]

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Five cops killed, 15 injured in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Five police personnel and 15 Taliban fighters were killed in gunfight in Maroof district in Kandahar province the other night, officials said on Monday. The armed opponents attacked police outposts in Maroof district near the Durand Line the other night, Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani told Afghan Islamic Press. The gunfight lasted […]

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Logar School serving as a voter registration centre blown up

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk PUL-I-ALAM: The Taliban insurgents have blown up a school serving as a voter registration site in central Logar province, police said on Monday. Shahpur Ahmadzai, police spokesman, told Afghan media the school in a refugees’ town in the provincial capital was destroyed early in the morning. No one has been detained so far […]

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Dilemma of low turnout in voter registration, electoral system hunt polls

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the parliamentary and district council elections would be held on 20th October this year, the issue of low turnout in voter registration process and electoral constituencies is the important question that remains unresolved. Credible sources in Presidential Palace divulged to Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that […]

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Business

Indonesia hikes interest rates again to reverse rupiah slump

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Indonesia’s central bank hiked its key interest rate Wednesday for the second time this month to prop up the rupiah after it slumped to its lowest level in three years. Policymakers at Bank Indonesia hiked rates to 4.75 percent from 4.50 percent, following a similar rise from 4.25 percent in mid-May. The […]

German jobless rate hits new historic low

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Fewer people were out of work in Germany in May than at any time since the country’s 1990 reunification, official data showed Wednesday, defying gathering fears for the eurozone economy. Just 5.2 percent of the workforce was unemployed this month, the federal labour agency (BA) said in seasonally-adjusted figures — […]

Fruits export up 4.74% in 10 months

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Export of fruits from the country increased by 4.74 percent during first 10 months of current fiscal year as compared to same period of the preceding fiscal year. The fruits export during the period under review rose to $358.23 million from $342.01 million in July-April 2016-17, according to latest data revealed by […]

SBP re-launches SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC), has re-launched the SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public. The fresh currency notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “e-branches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC. It may […]

Oil falls to $75 as OPEC hint to increase production

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil slipped towards $75 a barrel on Wednesday, under pressure from expectations OPEC and its allies will pump more and as Italy’s political crisis increased investors’ aversion to risk. Global benchmark Brent crude has dropped $5 from a 3 1/2-year high of $80.50 a barrel on May 17, after reports that OPEC […]

U.S. trade threats: China vows to protect interests

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back if Washington was looking for a trade war, days ahead of a planned visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. In an unexpected change in tone, the United States said […]

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Sports

Campbell wants Mendy revenge, then a world title shot

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Luke Campbell wants to avenge his Yvan Mendy defeat before fighting for a world title or facing fellow Brit Anthony Crolla later on in the year. The WBC has ordered an eliminator between the two lightweights, which will decide who is the No 1 challenger to current champion Mikey Garcia. Garcia is […]

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Test debut just the ‘beginning’ for upbeat Ireland

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Dublin (AFP): Ireland’s men’s Test debut ended in a loss to Pakistan but the country’s top cricket administrator is confident the game can become a “major sport” on the domestic scene within a decade. Ireland were eyeing a miracle at Malahide when, having been made to follow-on, they reduced Pakistan to 14 for three on […]

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Sri Lanka cricket reaps record profits

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Colombo (AFP): Sri Lanka’s cricket board Wednesday announced a profit of $14 million last year, far above all previous records despite one of the worst on-field performances by the islanders in years. The board said it made a net profit of 2.12 billion rupees ($14 million) in 2017 — a staggering 33 times what it […]

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Razzaq, Jalaluddin fear for Pakistan team in England

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former cricketers Abdul Razzaq and Jalaluddin are not filled with optimism about Pakistan’s chances in the upcoming two-Test series against England after seeing them struggle against minnows Ireland. The duo believe if Pakistan keep the same attitude as they did in the only Test against Ireland, who were playing their first-ever five-day […]

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Injured Neuer named in Germany probables

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

DORTMUND (Agencies): Injured Manuel Neuer was named in Germany’s extended 27-man World Cup squad on Tuesday, but there was no place for Brazil 2014 winner Mario Goetze. Neuer, Germany’s captain and goalkeeper, has not played since September and still has to prove his fitness at a fortnight-long training camp in northern Italy, which starts next […]

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India’s Manohar elected as ICC Chairman for second term

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): India’s Shashank Manohar will serve a second term as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the sports government body announced on Tuesday. Manohar, who became the first independent ICC Chairman in 2016, will continue for a second two-year term following his unopposed election. During the last two years, Manohar has […]

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Fashion

‘Namaste London’ sequel: Akshay Kumar out, Arjun Kapoor in

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

NEW DELI (Web Desk): The 2007-hit ‘Namaste London’ is set for a sequel, but this film will differ vastly from its predecessor. The massive success of the movie compelled director Vipul Shah to initiate the project ‘Namaste England’. The sequel will have a new cast, with veteran actor Akshay Kumar replaced by newcomer Arjun Kapoor; […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s Request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleading in Jadhav Case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

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