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Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur summoned by the FIA for fourth time

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The FIA has summoned former president Asif Ali Zardari and PPP leader Faryal Talpur for the fourth time. The siblings have been asked to appear before the agency for questioning in a money laundering case. Despite being summoned three times before, they never appeared before the FIA. The FIA has said that […]

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PTI hands MPA Imran Shah 0.5m fine for ‘unacceptable behavior’

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday directed its lawmaker to pay Rs500, 000 to Edhi Homes and provided free treatment to 20 patients in his hospital for his behavior which is “unacceptable to the Party and to the Society.” The decision by Mrs. Rana Zaki Shamsi led Disciplinary Committee was announced by the […]

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PTI nominates Dr Ameer Jogezai as governor Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday nominated Dr Ameer Muhammad Khan Jogezai as the governor of Balochistan. A notification issued by the party said that Dr Jogezai was nominated by the party chief Imran Khan during a consultative meeting held at his residence in Bani Gala. Jogezai is the son of Sardar Baz […]

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Punjab police to see similar reforms as KP: Punjab CM

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Saturday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government will introduce reforms in Punjab police which are similar to those implemented in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police. “Punjab police will see reforms similar to those introduced in KP police,” the provincial chief minister said during a meeting with […]

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Presidential election: Joint session of NA summoned on September 4

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Asad Qiaser, Speaker National Assembly has summoned the members of parliament on September 4 for election of new President of Pakistan in Islamabad. The parliament session will be held at Parliament House at 10:00 am. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has given name of Arif Alvi for the slot of president while grand opposition […]

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Police arrest important suspect of Karachi gang war

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police arrested Sheraz alias Dakait, the nephew of Sajid Wajid alias Dakait in an operation conducted on later Friday night in Pakistan Colony area of Karachi. According to police, the arrest was an important one as the suspect was involved in Karachi gang war and also recovered a large stash of weapons […]

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Global

US envoy urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): The United States urged Britain on Sunday to ditch its support for a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and instead join forces with Washington to counter the global threat it says Tehran poses. Despite opposition from European allies, U.S. President Trump in May pulled the United States out of a deal between world […]

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Explosion kills 32, injures scores in Syria’s Idlib

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk IDLIB: At least 32 people were killed in an explosion in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province on Sunday, according to the White Helmets civil defense agency. The blast took place in Sarmada district, where civilians displaced from the northern Homs province live, White Helmets director in Idlib Mustafa Haj Youssef told Anadolu Agency. He […]

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Saudi: Holy sites for worship, not politics

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAKKAH: The holy sites in Saudi Arabia are for worship, not for political slogans, the imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah said Sunday. “The holy sites are places for worship, not for political slogans or sectarian or religious strike,” Abdul Rahman as-Sudais said in a statement. Around 3.5 million Muslims are preparing […]

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Tens of thousands rally for removal of US base off

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

TOKYO (AP): Tens of thousands of protesters in Okinawa vowed to stop the planned relocation of a US military base, saying they want it off the southern Japanese island entirely. Opponents of the relocation say the plan to move US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from a crowded neighborhood to a less populated coastal site […]

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No one can ‘obliterate’ Taiwan’s existence: Tsai

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

TAIPEI (Reuters): Vowing that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence”, President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of its remaining diplomatic allies, amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally. China, which claims self-ruled and democratic Taiwan as its own, has stepped up a […]

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Malians vote in presidential runoff

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

BAMAKO (AP): Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence. He faces off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse. Sunday’s polls opened to light rain and light turnout. Many worry that the […]

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Pakistan

New Islamabad airport manager suspended

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The manager of new Islamabad airport was suspended after stray dogs were found wandering in the facility’s lounge, according to a spokesperson of Civil Aviation Authority. The suspension orders were given by the director general of CAA following media reports, the spokesperson said. The director general has also issued orders for inquiry […]

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Winning candidate against Shah Mahmood from PP-217 disqualified

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: During July 25 polls, independent candidate Muhammad Salman, who won against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Shah Mahmood Qureshi on PP-217 seat from Multan, was declared disqualified on Monday. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced the decision in favor of a petition challenging the eligibility of Muhammad Salman that he does not meet the […]

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IMF hints at continuing funding BISP projects

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to discuss matters of mutual interest, here at BISP headquarters. The IMF delegation was led by Mr. Harald Finger, Advisor and Team Leader, whereas BISP was represented by its senior management under the chair of Secretary BISP. The delegation […]

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Sindh to conduct scientific survey for poverty assessment

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to conduct a scientific survey to assess and measure poverty ratio in the province so that it could be addressed accordingly. He took this decision on Monday while presiding over a meeting on development program here at the CM House. The meeting was […]

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PTI MNA tenders apology over meddling in police affairs

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed Lahore police to immediately arrest land grabber Mansha Khokhar. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a bench of the apex court accepted an apology tendered by PTI MNA Malik Karamat Khokhar over interfering in police affairs. It asked the PTI disciplinary committee to act against […]

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President Alvi, Mahmood file acquittal pleas in 2014 violence cases

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi and federal minister Shafqat Mahmood filed acquittal petitions in 2014 violence cases, on Monday. During to details, on Monday twelve accused in the case filed petitions of exemption from appearing before the anti terrorism court. Among those who filed exemption pleas are Finance Minister Asad Umar and Foreign Minister Shah […]

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Afghanistan

ASF arrest ex-district chief in Farah

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Special Forces have arrested the former district administrative chief of Purchaman in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan in a statement said the ex-district chief of Purchaman Mohammad Daud Mubariz was arrested during an operation by the Special Forces. The statement further added that Mubariz […]

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Wolesi Jirga session prorogued as MPs trade barbs

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Wednesday’s session of the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of Parliament, ended with an exchange of harsh words between two lawmakers. Earlier, civil society activists and residents of southern Ghazni province demanded reopening of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) branch and warned of protests if their call went unheard. For elections to […]

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Ailing Afghan journalist from Balkh seeks help for treatment

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Mursal Azizi, a journalist from northern Balkh province, has been suffering from cancer for four years and seeks assistance for medical treatment. Photos and videos of the 22-year-old journalist have appeared on social media over the past two years. People are generally concerned at her illness. This Pajhwok reporter met Mursal and […]

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Dipping afghani, soaring prices worry Kabulis

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The residents of this central capital are concerned about soaring fuel prices, something government officials blame on a strengthening US dollar. The residents also believe the prices of daily used items went up with the increase in oil prices because Afghanistan is an importer. Taxi driver Ghulam Dastagir in Kabul told Pajhwok […]

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UAE agrees to provide venue for APL matches

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has said that the cricket board of the United Arab Emirates has agreed to provide venue for the Afghan Premier League (APL) matches. ACB in a statement said the Cricket Board of UAE has sent a letter to the International Cricket Council informing the agreement to host […]

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Finance Minister Ekili Hakimi steps down

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Finance Minister Ekili Hakimi has announced that he would step down due to personal reasons. This he disclosed while addressing a meeting in Kabul Tuesday (June 26). Hakimi said that he spoke to President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani before taking decision to resign from the post of finance minister. Ruling out any […]

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Business

Trump set to raise tariffs on China to $500B

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: President Donald Trump said Friday he is ready to increase tariffs on goods that the U.S. imports from China to $500 billion. “I’m ready to go to 500,” he told the CNBC network in an exclusive interview. “I’m not doing this for politics, I’m doing this to do the right thing […]

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Rupee devaluation continues as Dollar soars to Rs130 in open market

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The US dollar touched a record high of Rs130 in the open market on Friday, gaining a further Rs0.30 as it continued its climb against the Pakistani rupee, currency dealers said. The latest weakening in the rupee comes after the dollar spiked to Rs129 in the open market earlier this week. Since […]

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China: US itself ‘closed door’ to trade talks with Beijing

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

BEIJING (Sputnik): A statement by the United States that Beijing is responsible for the failure of the China-US trade talks is untrue, Washington itself “closed the door” to dialogue, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Thursday. According to the ministry’s spokesman, Gao Feng, “if one fully considers the development of the situation, it is the […]

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US weekly jobless claims hit low

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in more than 48-1/2 years, as the labor market continues to strengthen. Other data on Thursday showed manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region accelerated in July, driven by a surge in new orders received by factories. But […]

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AirAsia announces $30b deal for 100 Airbus planes

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report SEPANG: Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Thursday announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion as it sets its sights on European routes. The first delivery of the jets will arrive towards the end of 2019 and will allow the airline […]

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Crude steel production rises in first six months

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s crude steel production rose 3.7 percent on an annual basis in the first six months of the year, reaching 18.9 million tons, the Turkish Steel Producers’ Association reported late Wednesday. In June, Turkey’s crude steel production was up by 0.7 percent year-on-year to reach 3 million tons, the association added. Meanwhile, […]

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Sports

Cilic battles past Djokovic to claim Queen’s title

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

London (Agencies): Top seed Marin Cilic saved a match point before edging past Novak Djokovic 5-7 7-6(4) 6-3 to win his second Queen’s Club Championships crown on Sunday. The Croatian, who last won the title in 2012, controlled the early exchanges from the baseline but missed six break point chances in the opening set, allowing […]

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PCB questions Umar Akmal after fixing claims

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) questioned batsman Umar Akmal on Monday after he claimed that he was approached by bookmakers on several occasions for alleged corrupt activities. Akmal appeared before head of the PCB’s anti-corruption unit Colonel (retd) Azam today. Sources told media News that the PCB official asked several questions and listened […]

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Pak to not play World Junior Squash Championship as India rejects visas to players

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Indian High Commission refused to grant visas to Pakistani players and officials scheduled to participate in the World Junior Squash Championship in Chennai next month, an official of Pakistan Squash Federation informed on Monday. The official said that PSF submitted visa request in April, the Indian HC returned the passports without […]

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Uruguay punish sluggish Russia to top Group A

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

SAMARA (Agencies): Uruguay burnished their World Cup credentials with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Russia on Monday, finishing top of Group A with a perfect record while dampening the hopes of the tournament hosts, who had to settle for second. Luis Suarez grabbed his second goal of the tournament to open Uruguay’s account with a […]

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Saudi Arabia stuns Egypt in World Cup

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

VOLGOGRAD (Agencies): Essam El Hadary, the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup, marked his record achievement with one outstanding penalty save for Egypt but was powerless to stop a second in a 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on Monday. The 45-year-old goalkeeper flew to his right to make a spectacular stop in […]

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Dropped Azhar admits form has been poor

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former ODI skipper Azhar Ali has admitted he has not been performing at the required level of late but vowed to make a comeback after being dropped for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. Azhar — who has featured in 65 Tests and 53 ODIs for Pakistan —admitted that his form was not […]

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Fashion & Movies

Indian actor Ayesha Takia’s Muslim husband gets death threats for marrying a ‘Hindu girl’

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

Bollywood actor and restaurateur Ayesha Takia’s husband Farhan Azmi filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police on July 26 for having received death threats from a political outfit over a phone call earlier this month, Indian media reported. Azmi, a hotelier, is the son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, who has featured in headlines for making […]

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I have not shot any scene which has been changed in Padhmavati says Shahid Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor says his upcoming film Padmavati, marred by controversies, is made with a good intent. Shahid, who won the Big Zee Entertainment Award for the best actor for Udta Punjab on Saturday, spoke to the media on the sidelines of the event. Talking about the controversies surrounding the historical […]

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Clooney to file case against French Magazine over publishing twins picture

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

F.P. Report LOS ANGELES: George Clooney on Friday said he would take legal action against a French magazine that published the first photos of his newborn twins. The “Ocean’s Eleven” actor said photographers from Voici magazine “scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home.” Clooney said in a […]

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Priyanka, Madhuri team up for Hollywood comedy series

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2017

F.P. Report BOLLYWOOD: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who has found a foothold in Hollywood, is reportedly executive producing a comedy series about Bollywood’s dancing diva Madhuri Dixit’s life for US network ABC, reported Variety. The currently untitled single-camera series is based on the Devdas stunner who settles in the suburbs of America and brings her colourful […]

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‘Wanted’ actor Inder Kumar passes away at 45

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): Bollywood actor Inder Kumar, who starred in Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’, died due to a massive heart attack on Friday, July 28. According to family sources, the actor suffered a heart attack at around 12:30 am while he was at his residence in Four Bungalows, Andheri. Inder worked in several films and […]

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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 […]

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