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A leader quit, lawmaker joins PSP as downfall of MQM-P goes on

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The downfall of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) is continued unabated as on Wednesday one more of its lawmakers jumped into the PSP bandwagon whereas a senior member of Rabita Committee also announced to quit the party over what he called “rift between Bahadurabad and PIB factions.” Shabeer Qaimkhani, who is an […]

CJP checking quality of milk, litigation waiting for solution of cases in courts: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Chief Justice of Pakistan inspecting the health institutes and checking the quality of milk while the petitioners have been waiting for generations for the solution of their pending cases. Former Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media persons on Wednesday outside the […]

Pakistan has restored peace on its side of Pak-Afghan border: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan established peace on its side of the border with Afghanistan and adding that now its Afghanistan responsibility to eliminate the terrorists from its side. DG ISPR said this while giving interview to private news channel. He said […]

PPP will not accept engineered elections

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report NAUDERO: Senior leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) decided to not accept the engineered election and adding that they will not allow any force to disturb the free and fair elections. This was decided in the Central Executive Committee of the Pakistan Peoples Party of Pakistan on Tuesday night. The meeting was chaired […]

Avenfield properties case: Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court for hearing

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have reached the accountability court hearing corruption cases proceedings against them. Nawaz and his daughter arrived from Lahore via a private plane after having missed yesterday’s hearing of the Avenfield properties reference owing to inclement weather. Khawaja Haris, counsel of Nawaz will […]

Pakistan is returning towards peace: DGMO

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General Military Operations (DGMO), Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza said on Tuesday that after years of devastation Pakistan was moving towards peace. “Situation has reverted from hopelessness to hope. There is an increased sense of hope and anticipation now,” he said while speaking at Islamabad International Counter Terrorism Forum here at […]

Global

Li reelected as Chinese Prime Minister

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

Fuat Kabakci BEIJING: Li Keqiang was reelected as the Chinese Prime Minister for the second time on Sunday. Keqiang was shown as the candidate for prime minister by President Xi Jinping and during the voting in National People’s Congress, the country’s highest legislative organ. Keqiang received 2,964 votes of 2,966 delegates. After the voting, President […]

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Sri Lanka ends emergency as ethnic tensions subside

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2018

DIGANA (AFP): Over 300 people have been arrested in connection with the riots in the central district of Kandy in the first state of emergency imposed in Sri Lanka since the end of a decades-long Tamil separatist war in 2009. Sri Lanka’s president announced on Sunday that he is lifting a nationwide state of emergency […]

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Four killed as fire hits hotel in Manila

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANILA: At least four people were killed and dozens other were trapped after a fire broke out at a hotel in the Philippine capital on Sunday. The rescue official told International media outlet that the fire broke out at the fifth floor. Chief of the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, Johnny Yu […]

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Erdogan: Turkish troops to enter Afrin at any moment

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Baris Gundogan MARDIN: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey-backed troops had surrounded Afrin city center in northwestern Syria and were ready to enter at any moment. “We are about to enter Afrin, and we may announce the good news at any time,” said Erdogan at his Justice and Development (AK) Party’s 6th […]

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Palestine slams Israeli for embassy move

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Jad al-Nabhan RAMALLAH: The Palestinian government has denounced Israeli calls for world countries to relocate their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a statement on Saturday, the government said Israel was engaged in talks to persuade world countries to move their diplomatic missions to Jerusalem. These Israeli attempts are “in violation of international law”, […]

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Trump, Moon discuss engagement with North

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday discussed his pending meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “The two leaders expressed cautious optimism over recent developments and emphasized that a brighter future is available for North Korea if it chooses the correct path,” the White House said […]

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Pakistan

PPP wants general elections on time, says Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report SWAT: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) wants general elections on time and will resist if the polls would delayed. Khursheed Shah said this while addressing to workers convention at Saidu Sharif area of Swat. PPP leader said that they are in […]

Four killed, seven injured in road accident

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: As many as four people were killed and seven others were injured after a bus and a semi-trailer truck collided near Sahianwala Interchange on Tuesday night. Rescue official told media persons that the accident occurred when a passenger bus travelling from Multan to Rawalpindi collided with semi-trailer coming from opposite side in […]

Former IGP escapes from SHC after cancellation of bail in corruption case

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday dismissed bail applications of former provincial inspector general of police Ghulam Haider Jamali and other senior police officers in Rs50million corruption case. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Shaikh was hearing the bail confirmation pleas of former cop bosses. The bench […]

Imran disrupting peace in Karachi: Murad

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Monday night that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan wanted to ruin Karachi’s peace. His statement came after workers of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the PTI clashed at Hakeem Saeed Ground in Karachi on Monday night. “The party that has the legal […]

Federal Cabinet discusses FATA reforms, approves agreements

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday. The Cabinet ratified the decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet in its meeting held on 27th of last month. MoU on Cooperation in agricultural research and development for the Belt […]

Social media to not be left unbridled; AJK PM

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report MIRPUR: Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan Tuesday said that social media will not be left unbridled and nor be allowed to operate unregulated. Addressing a meeting of the officials of administration and police at Kashmir House, he said government does not want to impose restrictions on positive use […]

Afghanistan

Mass grave of Daesh victims found in Achin

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Nangarhar officials claimed that at least 10 bodies of local residents were found in a mass grave in Achin district of Nangarhar. The local people told the Afghan media that the deceased were killed by Daesh terrorist group.   Local officials confirmed on Monday that the bodies were found in Momand Dara […]

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MoD rejects 40 Afghan Special Forces under siege

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PASHTUN KOT: The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan has rejected reports suggesting that at least 40 personnel of the Afghan Special Operations Forces are under the siege of the militants in northern Faryab province. MoD spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri said the Afghan forces are still based in Pashtun Kot district from where the […]

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Foreign circles attempting to sabotage peace efforts

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council (AHPC) Mohammad Karim Khalili claims that the certain foreign circles are attempting to sabotage the peace efforts. Khalili made the remarks during a conference attended by the local tribal and Jihaid leaders from all 34 provinces of the country. He said the Afghan government […]

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Independent Afghan media being taxed by Taliban: RSF

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: In recent months, the Taliban have forced media outlets in several provinces to pay taxes that are tantamount to a ransom to be allowed to continue operating, Reporters Without Boarder (RSF) said on Tuesday. The targets have included Ghaznavian, a privately-owned TV channel based in the southeastern province of Ghazni, a statement […]

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Six security men injured

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  Two Taliban gunmen were killed and six Afghan security men were wounded during a clash and landmine blast in southern Zabul province, official said Tuesday. A clash occurred between security forces and Taliban during operation in Bagh Bazaar and Laghar Baba areas of Arghandab district, Zabul province, said Haji Amir Jan Alkozai, […]

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9 policemen, 13 militants killed in Farah clash

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BALA BOLOK: At least eight policemen and thirteen anti-government armed militants were killed during the overnight clash in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The incident took place late on Monday night in the vicinity of Bala Bolok district after a large number of militants launched coordinated attacks on security posts. Provincial governor’s spokesman […]

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Business

What was King Abdullah’s Legacy, and how has it Impacted on the Markets?

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

While 36 months may not seem like an extended period of time, it can seem like an eternity in the volatile world of politics. Arguably, this is especially relevant in Middle Eastern economies such as Saudi Arabia, where geopolitical conflicts and economic limitations have historically caused significant volatility.   Given that a little over three […]

Turkey must digitally transform its industry’

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey should digitally transform its industry to hike competitiveness, Turkish Development Minister Lutfi Elvan said on Thursday. Elvan told Anadolu Agency that many big companies in the world did not have big buildings and factories, however they created more added value than factories with thousands of workers. “We should certainly realize the […]

Pakistan Cables completes ACCC® Conductor Installation

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cables Limited has successfully completed the installation of Pakistan’s first ever Aluminum Conductor Composite Core ACCC® in the National Transmission & Despatch Company’s (NTDC) system. As a result, the capacity of the 220 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line from Gatti Substation to Nishatabad Substation has been doubled by replacing the conventional […]

JCR-VIS reaffirms OGDCL’s rating at AAA and A-1 plus

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Ltd has reaffirmed the medium to long-term entity rating of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) at triple A and short-term entity rating at A one plus. The outlook on the assigned rating is stable. The previous rating action was announced on October 31, 2017, said a […]

China growing market for Turkish hazelnut exports

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk GIRESUN: After Europe, China has become an important hazelnut export market for Turkey in recent years, Edip Sevinc, head of the Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters’ Union (KFMIB), said Thursday. Turkey exported 7,307 tons of hazelnuts to China in 2017, up from just 713 tons in 2007, according to the union. Turkey […]

BankIslami Pakistan and HACPL extend agreement for 2018

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: BankIslami Pakistan Limited and Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited (HACPL) have extended their agreement for the year 2018. 2017 had been a positive year for both the organizations and with the successful completion of two years of Alliance, both BankIslami and Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited have re-affirmed to mutually serve the […]

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Sports

PSL 2018 trophy unveiled by franchise captains in Dubai

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): The trophy for the third season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), which starts Feb 22, was jointly unveiled by the captains of each of the PSL franchises at a ceremony held in Dubai on Tuesday. The unveiling ceremony was accompanied by a press conference addressed by PSL chief Najam Sethi and […]

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Kevin Pietersen announces retirement after PSL-3

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Former England batsman and player of Quetta Gladiator, Kevin Pietersen has announced the Pakistan Super League Season will be the final and he will be seen for the last on the cricket ground as he is going to retire after the PSL. Kevin Pietersen, who is also known KP shared a photo […]

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Fakhar, Amir win awards for 2017

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Steven Smith, Nathan Lyon, Heather Knight, Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir are among the winners of the ESPNcricinfo Awards for the best performances in cricket in 2017. Smith’s battling 109 in Australia’s unexpected win in Pune won for best Test batting performance, beating his eight-and-a-half-hour 141 not out at the Gabba, and […]

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PSL 3 trophy to be unveiled in Dubai on Tuesday

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy will be held in Dubai on Tuesday. According to Private news channel , the silverware for the tournament will be […]

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Shaheen excited to be in action for Lahore Qalandars

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Young gun Shaheen Shah Afridi cannot wait to play for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) third edition starting this week. The 17-year-old speedster, who is in Dubai training with the squad, said he is happy and proud to be a part of Lahore Qalandars. “It’s a wonderful team, it […]

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‘Sultans’ inexperience no major disadvantage’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi head coach Mohammad Akram does not believe his team will have a huge advantage in the 2018 Pakistan Super League’s opening match due to their opponents’ Multan Sultans’ inexperience, stressing that all the six franchise are on an equal footing due to massive off-season changes. The Zalmi and the Sultans […]

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