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Gen Bajwa arrives in Sri Lanka on two-day official visit

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

RAWALPINDI (APP): Chief of Army Staff General Qammar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on invitation from his counterpart Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. General Bajwa held meetings with the Sri Lankan military leadership including the Chief of Defence Staff and the chiefs of all three services. He was […]

Counter-terror narrative to become identity of Pakistan as peace-loving nation: Khwaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif Tuesday said the national counter-terrorism narrative had made it clear before the world that Pakistani nation would no longer let terrorist elements join its ranks. Addressing at the launch of Paigham-e-Pakistan here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the Foreign Minister said the narrative would become the identity of Pakistani nation […]

Imran to join Zardari on same container tomorrow: Tahirul Qadri

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri has warned Punjab government against decisive protest aimed at getting justice for victims of Model Town incident. He was talking to media in Lahore on Tuesday. Qadri claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will sit on […]

Nawaz questions PAT’s ‘grand protest’ with elections around the corner

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif questioned on Tuesday the timing of the ‘grand protest’ spearheaded by the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and supported by major opposition parties. He was responding to reporters’ queries after attending the corruption hearing against him in the accountability court. When asked about the PAT protest, which begins […]

National narrative ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ a right step to end terrorism: President

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said the national counter-terrorism narrative would help eradicate terrorism and prove instrumental in reforming the people who lost their path due to negative propaganda of aberrant elements. Addressing the launch of national counter-terrorism narrative ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he said the decree prepared by religious scholars […]

CJP shows displeasure over police performance in Zainab case

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has said that it is very unfortunate that the parliaments didn’t drafted legislation so far in the child harassment matter. CJP give this remarks while hearing a suo moto case regarding a seven-year-old girl, Zainab case, who was raped and murdered in Kashur last week. CJP […]

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Family of Saleh leaves Sanaa for South Yemen

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk SANAA: The family of slain former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left Yemeni capital Sanaa to the southern city of Aden, according to a Yemeni military source. Children and women from Saleh’s family left the Houthi-held capital late Saturday to Aden, the current seat of the internationally recognized government, the source said on […]

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US trains Daesh terrorists in Syria to form army

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk ABU KAMAL: The U.S. is establishing a “New Syrian Army” composed of Daesh terrorists, the Russian Reconciliation Center stated on Saturday. “Despite the statements from the American side about its adherence to elimination of the Daesh terrorist organization, it continues cooperating with the remaining terrorists in Syria,” the center said. Instructors from the […]

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Saudi-led raids kill 15 in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk SANAA: At least 15 Houthi rebels were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in western Yemen on Sunday, according to a local medical source. Several rebels were also injured in the attacks, which targeted Houthi positions south of Hodeidah province, the source said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media. “Hospitals […]

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UNSC to discuss resolution on Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United Nations Security Council will discuss on Monday a draft resolution opposing unilateral change in the status of Jerusalem, Turkish foreign ministry sources said Sunday. The latest U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is against the related resolutions of UN and thus is invalid, the draft resolution says. According […]

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Saudi releases tycoon Sabih

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Saudi authorities on Sunday released Palestinian billionaire Sabih al-Masri, the chairman of Jordan’s largest lender Arab Bank, according to two family sources. Al-Masri was detained in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for questioning after a business trip to the kingdom, but the sources said he was set free on Sunday. It remains unclear […]

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Erdogan vows to open Turkish embassy in East Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

ISTANBUL (AFP): Turkey will open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognise it as the capital of Palestine. “God willing, the day is close when officially, with God’s permission, we will open our embassy there,” Erdogan […]

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We will get Nawaz’s disqualification ‘overturned’ in elections 2018: Abid Sher Ali

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Federal minister Abid Sher Ali has said on Friday that the party leaders would have disqualification of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif ‘end’ in the coming General Elections. Sher Ali addressed a rally in Faisalabad and in his speech, he said that the lawmakers who cursed upon the parliament should be cursed upon […]

Two police officials arrested in Kasur ‘fake’ encounter case

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

KASUR (Monitoring Desk): Two police officials were arrested on Friday after being accused of conducting a fake encounter in which they had claimed that the rapist of five-year-old Iman Fatima was killed. Inspector Riaz Abbas Doggar and Inspector Younis are suspected of killing Mudassir in a fake encounter, said police officials. Earlier, police also arrested […]

Sh Rasheed promises PTI victory in Lodhran by-election

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report LODHRAN: President Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed promised the nation that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will come out on top in NA-154 Lodhran by-election. He was addressing PTI’s public meeting in Lodhran as part of electioneering for by-poll in NA-154 Lodhran constituency. “I can faithfully say that PTI Chairman Imran Khan is […]

Public welfare, prosperity main agenda of the PML-N govt: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that there could be no other priority than welfare of the people adding that nothing could stall the speedy journey of development in the province. He said on Friday that development in different sectors, including health, education and infrastructure, is an example of its […]

PM Abbasi inaugurates “Spring Tree Plantation Campaign’

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In order to promote greenery in the country, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday has launched the ‘Spring Tree Plantation Campaign 2018;. Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi kicked off the campaign by planting a sapling at PM office in Islamabad. Every year the tree plantation drive is initiated in the month of […]

Seven terrorist arrested in police, rangers operation in DG Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: At least seven suspected terrorists were arrested in an operation conducted by police and Rangers in Dera Ghazi Khan under operation Radd-ul-Fasaad on Thursday night. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a statement in this regard and it stated that the operation was carried out on intelligence based operations (IBO) in Dera Ghazi […]

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45 gunmen, three afghan soldiers suffer casualties in separate operations

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk KHOST/SHEBERGHAN: At least 45 gunmen and three Afghan security officials were killed or injured in different operations conducted in Paktiya and Faryab provinces. Abdullah Hasrat, spokesman of provincial governor told media that the Resolute Support Troops conducted airstrike on Taliban hideouts in Lakarai area in Zazi Aryub district of Paktiya province. He confirmed […]

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US soldier killed in Logar Province

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Resolute Support Mission confirmed that one United State soldier died as he succumbed to injuries after he was wounded in Logar province on Saturday. US General in Afghanistan, John Nicholson, has said that we offer deepest condolences to the family of our fallen brother and despite the loss of our brother we […]

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Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

 KABUL (AFP): Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied. Use of social media and mobile instant messaging services has exploded in Afghanistan over recent years. Social media users and civil rights groups […]

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British High Commissioner to Pakistan meets Afghan President

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with British High Commissioner on Pakistan Thomas Drew at his office the other day, the presidential palace said in a statement. According to the statement, both sides exchanged views on regional situation, peace and stability as well as relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The British diplomat said […]

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Five killed in different incidents

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as five persons were killed in different incidents in Nangarhar and Samangan provinces on Friday. Provincial governor’s spokesman, Muhammad Siddique Azizi told local media that four miners were found dead in a coalmine in Dara-e-Sauf district in Samangan province and adding that the miners lost their lives when a portion […]

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11 Taliban fighters killed in Helmand operation

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: At least 11Taliban fighters were killed and dozen others were injured in Afghan forces operation against them in Greshk district of Helmand province on Friday. As per the local media outlet, the Afghan security forces conducted air and artillery strikes on Taliban hideouts in Helmand province of Afghanistan and reportedly several were […]

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ICC announces schedule of U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2017

WEB DESK: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the upcoming Under-19 World Cup which will be starting from January 13 2018 in New Zealand. The first of the World Cup will be played between the defending champion West Indies and host New Zealand in Group A, day night match. Total 16 teams will participate […]

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Mickey Arthur verbally abused me, claims Umar

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Batsman Umar Akmal on Wednesday claimed that coach Mickey Arthur had verbally abused him in front of Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. He further claimed that Arthur is also abusive towards other players. Akmal also said that senior players did not stop the coach when he was being verbally abused and added that the coach […]

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Nadal delighted at return to No. 1, Federer out

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

CINCINNATI (AFP) – Rafael Nadal was thrilled Monday to learn he would return to world number one for the first time in three years but sorry it came because Roger Federer withdrew from this week’s ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament. Third-ranked Federer said he injured his back in Montreal, where he lost in Sunday’s final to […]

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Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over whitewash

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

Ranatunga said Sri Lanka’s XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing described by skipper Dinesh Chandimal as the worst series of his career, but squared the blame entirely with management. “Sri Lanka cricket is going through the worst period,” Ranatunga told reporters in Colombo. “You can’t blame only the players, they are […]

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Sri Lanka’s approval to tour Pakistan a historic decision: Sethi

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

Web Desk LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi said that Sri Lanka’s approval to tour Pakistan is a historic decision, and let it be known that his meeting with islanders’ officials in Colombo during the session of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was positive. Najam Sethi thanked Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for their help […]

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Indian spinner Ashwin joins Worcestershire

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2017

The 30-year-old — who took 17 wickets on the recent tour of Sri Lanka as India completed their first three-Test series sweep on foreign soil on Monday — will replace Australian John Hastings as the county’s overseas player in a coup for the second-tier side. The county will hope Ashwin, ranked number three in the […]

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