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Chaudhry Nisar is only a hypocrite says Pervez Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Information Minister, Pervez Rashid criticized the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader, Chaudhry Nisar and called him a hypocrite. This he said while talking to media persons outside the accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday. He added that he Nisar will face a huge defeat if he contests the election without […]

Corruption references: NAB court records statements of witnesses against Sharif family

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, has recorded statements of two more prosecution witnesses on Tuesday. Earlier, Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar have reached the court and Judge Muhammad Bashir start the hearing of the case against them. […]

NAB team reaches London to probe assets of Sharif family

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team under NAB Director General (Operations) Zahir Shah reached London to probe Sharif family assets including the ownership of offshore companies and Flagship Investment Ltd. According to sources, Director Rizwan Ahmed and Investigation Officer Muhammad Kamran are accompanying the DG Operations. Private news channel reported that the […]

Five levies officials martyred in gun attack in Kech

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: At least five security personnel were martyred and six others were injured after their vehicle was attacked in Kech district of Balochistan and then it overturned. According to Levies officials, the deceased include Constable Zakir, Lance Naik Masood, sepoy Farhanullah, sepoy Shehbaz and sepoy Masood. Militancy in the province has claimed the […]

Imran says looted money will be spend on education

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARAK: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has affirmed that his party will take the money back from these looters and spend it on education. “No country in the world can make development without making progress in this field” he commented. He stated this while addre-ssing the students of Khushal Khan Khattak University […]

Dawn Leaks report will expose Pervaiz Rashid: Nisar

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has censured fellow party leader, former information minister Pervaiz Rashid on Monday by saying that a politician who did not contest for a councillor’s election is acting as if he is the ‘chief minister of the party’. Nisar s criticism came as a reaction to […]

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Insurgents burn bus in southern Thailand

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

BANGKOK (Reuters): Armed insurgents stopped and torched a Bangkok-bound passenger bus on a highway in southern Thailand on Sunday, police said. All 14 passengers, as well as the bus driver and his assistance, survived the attack, although their luggage were burned with the bus. The attack occurred in Yala, one of the predominantly ethnic Malay  […]

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Iran tells France’s Macron not to ‘blindly follow’ Trump

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

LONDON (Reuters): Iran on Sunday criticized French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance toward Tehran and said Paris would soon lose its international credibility if it “blindly follows” US President Donald Trump. Tensions between Iran and France have risen in recent months after Macron said Tehran should be less aggressive in the Middle East, […]

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Karzai meets Indian PM Narendra Modi, discuss bilateral ties

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, the capital city of India. PM Modi in an online statement confirmed the meeting and said “Delighted to meet my friend Karzai in New Delhi.” No further details were given regarding the meeting but […]

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Tens of thousands of Indonesians rally over Trump’s Jerusalem stance

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

JAKARTA (Reuters): Tens of thousands of Muslims marched from the main mosque in Indonesia’s capital to a square in Jakarta on Sunday to protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. It was the biggest protest in Indonesia since Trump’s controversial move earlier this month to reverse decades […]

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Strong earthquake hits Indonesian Island, killing three people

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk JAVA: At least three people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit the Java Island of Indonesia. As per the initial reports several buildings were damaged in the earthquake. The people ran into street in panic after a strong earthquake hit the Indonesian Island. The Indonesian television showed the videos of the area […]

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Five killed, 15 missing after mudslide in Chile

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk CHILE: At least five persons were killed and more than 15 were missing in a mudslide in small village in Southern Chile after a heavy rain in the area. The local authorities confirmed that after the torrential downpours in the area which resulted in mudslide. The authorities added that five persons were killed […]

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CII for ensuring justice via courts instead of amendments

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has stressed the need to ensure justice through courts instead of making amendment in the constitution. The 20th meeting of CII was held here Thursday with Dr. Qibla Ayaz in the chair . After the meeting, addressing the press conference Chairman CII, Dr. Qibla Ayaz said […]

Nawaz knocks on IHC’s door

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz Sharif has also challenged the accountability court’s order allowing the recording of statements of two witnesses via video link in the Avenfield case against him in Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday. On February 2, the accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against Nawaz and his family approved the […]

Gen. Mikhail meets COAS

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Gen-eral Mikhail Kostarakos, Chairman Europ-ean Union Military Committee has called on Chief of Army Staff (C-OAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ. According the statement of ISPR issued on Thursday, during the meeting, regional security issues and matters of mutual interest were discussed. The visiting dignitary appreciated t-he resolve of Pakistan Army […]

Sit-in of tribesmen enters 8th day in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The sit-in of Pakhtoon Tribesman continued on 8th day, the sit-in gain much momentum in eight days, people from flung areas joined the Dharna. The resident of Federal Administrative Tribal Area (FATA) arranged protest in the front of National Press Club Islamabad against the extra judicial murder of Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud […]

Mushahidullah launches “Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar” plantation drive

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan Thursday inaugurated a tree plantation campaign titled “Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar” by planting a sapling at premises of the Ministry here. “The purpose of this campaign is to create awareness among masses, under which volunteer university students will go door to door in different sectors […]

Remembering Kasur victim: Govt renames school in memory of Zainab

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to rename a school in remembrance of Zainab who was brutally raped and murdered in Kasur last month. An announcement to rename the school was made by Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmed. During a seminar to mark Child Protection Day in Punjab, Mashhood said that the […]

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Afghan government continues losing territory to militants: SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has said the Afghan National Security forces continue losing the territory to the militants and armed groups in the country. The SIGAR in its latest report revealed that 54 of the country’s 407 districts were under insurgents control and it indicates an increase of nine […]

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NDS arrest three suicide bombers in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: The security forces arrested three terrorists including two suicide bombers and a suicide attack planners in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province on Tuesday Governor Nangarhar province, Gulab Mangal told media and confirmed that the three terrorists were arrested by National Directorate of Security (NDS) from Jalalabad area of Nangarhar while they were […]

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9 killed, 11 injured in Kabul’s Green Zone suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  At least nine people were killed and 21 others were injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in 14th street in Wazir Akbar Khan area inside Green Zone on late Tuesday night. Local media reported that hospital officials confirmed that nine people were killed and 21 others were injured in suicide […]

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13 people injured Pul-e-Khumari bomb blast

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ:  As many as 13 people were injured in a bomb blast in Pul-e-Khumri area the capital of Baghlan province. Spokesman of Baghlan governor, Zabihullah Shuja, said to local media persons that explosion occurred near the square of the provincial capital when a sticky bomb attacked to a hilux vehicle detonated around 1: […]

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District police chief held for providing weapons to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  District Police Chief of Takhta Pul of Kandahar province, was arrested over the charges of providing weapons to Taliban groups. Wali Muhammad Askar, In-charges of Kandahar crimes branch told local media persons said that Takhta Pul police chief, Nazir Rasooli was arrested after he was guilty in providing weapons and thousands of […]

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Afghan Taliban say kidnapped US professor is seriously ill

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

KABUL (Reuters): The Afghan Taliban said on Monday that Kevin King, one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped at gunpoint in Kabul last year, is seriously ill and needs urgent medical attention. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said King, an American, was suffering from “dangerous” heart disease and kidney problem. […]

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Najam Sethi’s election as PCB chairman challenged in LHC

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): A petition challenging the election of Najam Sethi as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman was filed in the Lahore High Court on Tuesday. Advocate Nasir Iqbal petitioned the high court, contending that Najam Sethi was elected as the PCB chairman in flagrant violation of the PCB laws. He submitted that former prime minister […]

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Sri Lanka tour good omen for international cricket revival: Zaheer Abbas

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AFP): ‘Asian Bradman’ Zaheer Abbas on Monday welcomed the Sri Lankan cricket board’s clearance to tour Pakistan, saying it was good news for a cricket-loving nation and would help revive international cricket here. Talking to APP, Zaheer said he has interaction with many foreign players and they are keen to play in Pakistan. Sri […]

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Sri Lanka board clears first Pakistan tour since 2009

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack against the team brought top international games there to a standstill, officials said Monday. Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala said after a security assessment, the team had been cleared to play three Twenty20 internationals […]

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Tennis: Zverev stuns Federer to win Montreal Masters

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

MONTREAL (AFP) – Alexander Zverev shocked second seed Roger Federer in straight sets in the Montreal Masters final to win his fifth title of the season and announce himself as an emerging star for the US Open. The 20-year-old German used his booming serve to overpower Federer 6-3, 6-4 Sunday as the Swiss superstar never […]

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Football: Neymar on mark on victorious PSG debut

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

PARIS (AFP) – Neymar wasted no time in making an impact on the field for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring on his debut in a 3-0 win at Guingamp on Sunday. The Brazilian world record signing was handed a start by coach Unai Emery for the game in Brittany, two days after international clearance came through for […]

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Maria wins Jashan-e-Azadi Squash Cup

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan’s top female squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir marked the country’s 70th birthday by lifting the trophy of the National Jashan-e-Azadi Squash Championship 2017. The decorated squash player defeated fellow countrywoman Faiza Zafar 3-0 to claim the National Jashan-e-Azadi Squash title on Monday. In the men’s competition, Tayyab Aslam won the Championship […]

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