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PM issues directives for immediate release of dues to media houses: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had issued directives for immediate release of outstanding dues of media houses. The minister, in a video statement here, said the prime minister chaired a meeting on the media affairs, which was also attended by provincial ministers. […]

NAB officials barred from giving interviews to media

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Javed Iqbal on Monday barred officials from giving interviews to news channels, read the press release. The press release further reads that only NAB chairman or bureau’s spokesperson will share details [on case concerned] with the media and public. The press release reaffirmed the vow that all […]

No urgency seen from Prime Minister Imran: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Jalil Afridi WASHINGTON DC: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani said that no urgency has been seen from the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan regarding holding concrete dialogue with Afghanistan to fighting terrorism or to assist in holding fruitful dialogue with the Taliban. While addressing at the John Hopkins School of Advanced Studies, President […]

PM Imran, Bilawal Bhutto attend valima ceremony of COAS Gen. Bajwa’s son

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: President Arif Alvi, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attended the valima ceremony of Saad Bajwa, son of Chief of Army Statff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday. Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Punjab CM Usman Buzdar, former foreign […]

Canada in talks with Pakistan over possibly taking in Asia Bibi

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Asia Bibi, a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her blasphemy conviction was overturned. “We are in discussions with the Pakistani government,” Trudeau said in an interview with AFP in Paris, where […]

Around Rs700b laundered to 10 countries: Shahzad Akbar

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar alleged on Monday that “nearly Rs700 billion have been laundered to 10 countries” from Pakistan. Citing money laundering as the core reason behind Pakistan’s economic instability, Akbar said that so far the government has managed to trace money laundered worth $5.3 billion […]

Global

100 Rohingya found off Myanmar’s south coast

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KYAUKTAN (AFP): A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country’s south coast Friday after spending 15 days at sea in a failed attempt to reach Malaysia. The group of 106 people were discovered floating in a wooden boat on the Andaman Sea just off […]

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Woman who lost fiancé pleads for safe planes

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters): An Indonesian woman whose fiance was among 189 people killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Jakarta last month implored authorities on Friday to improve the safety and regulation of the country’s airlines. Intan Indah Syari had been due to marry her high-school sweetheart, Rio Nanda Pratama, who was […]

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Tunis hosts international journalism forum

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

TUNIS (AFP): Hundreds of journalists, many from countries where censorship is rife, have converged on the Tunisian capital for a conference on freedom of expression and new challenges facing the media. The three-day forum, which opened on Thursday, has attracted 600 journalists, bloggers, newspaper chiefs and media academics from Arabic and French-speaking countries across the […]

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YPG is ‘Syrian offshoot’ of PKK terror group: US envoy

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): The PYD/YPG is the Syrian branch of the PKK terror group, the American Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey said Thursday. He spoke at a panel at the Defense One Summit, which brings top military, foreign policy and intelligence leaders to Washington to discuss American security throughout the world. Jeffrey said U.S. operations […]

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Julian Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said Thursday. Prosecutors revealed the existence of the sealed indictment inadvertently in a court filing in an unrelated case, WikiLeaks said. The exact nature of the charges against Assange […]

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11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

CHENNAI (AFP): At least 11 people were reported dead Friday as a powerful cyclone battered India’s eastern coast, authorities said. Thousands of trees were felled by winds that destroyed homes and vehicles as hundreds of thousands fled to shelter homes. Cyclone Gaja packed winds of up to 120 kilometres (75 miles) per hour as it […]

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Pakistan

Justice Khosa sworn in as acting CJP

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa took oath as acting Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) on Monday in the absence of Justice Mian Saqib Nisar who is in Turkey. The oath taking ceremony was held at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry and Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik administered the oath. The apex court registrar and […]

CTD arrests two alleged terrorists in Sarghoda operation

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report SARGODHA: At least two alleged terrorists were arrested in a operation conducted by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on intelligence report in Sargodha and Joharabad areas. CTD spokesperson told media that the arrested terrorists identified as Muavia and Sufyan belonged to a banned organization. The spokesperson further said that receipts of fund collections were […]

Pakistan ready for third corridor, says Governor

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said that Pakistan is read to open Khokharapar border but this time India should take initiatives. Since independence Pakistan has survived without any help from India and there will no any assistance required in future, he said and added: “We need talks on equality levels.” He was addressing […]

Nation never to forget sacrifice of APS martyrs: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said that the Pakistani nation will never forget the sacrifice of the martyrs of Army Public School in war against terrorism. Paying glowing tributes to Martyrs of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar, the minister said in a statement that the callous […]

PPP always protected rights of minorities: Gilani

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Central leader of Pakistan People’s Party and ex-prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the PPP had always protected rights of minorities. He said this at a ceremony related to Christmas at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Church Multan. The cake-cutting ceremony was also attended by Bishop Leo Rodrick Paul, the Bishop of […]

Rulers’ betrayal of Pakistan ideology causes Dhaka fall: JI

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq said that the fall of Dhaka was the outcome of the rulers’ betrayal of the Pakistan ideology. Addressing a Shan-e-Risalat conference here on Sunday, he said that  the wounds of the debacle of East Pakistan would never be healed. He said it was unfortunate […]

Afghanistan

District chiefs can play key role in improving governance, revenue: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the legitimacy of a system directly linked with the district administrative chiefs and their role was vital in the empowerment of governance and enhancing the revenue, according to a statement from Presidential Palace on Friday. The president expressed the views while addressing the district administrative chiefs conference here, […]

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Abdullah insists on joint combat against terrorism

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

DUSHANBE (TOLONews): Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah addressed world leaders at the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organizations (SCO) summit in Tajikistan on Friday where he stressed the need for a joint effort against terrorism by countries in the region. Abdullah said terrorism is one of the main challenges for the country adding that Afghanistan pays the highest […]

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Civilians continue to be killed in record high numbers: UN

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released its latest report for the period 1 January to 30 September which showed a continued high casualty rate on Afghan civilians, especially by anti-government elements. The new UN report documents 8,050 civilian casualties (2,798 dead and 5,252 injured), reflecting the same extreme levels […]

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Several dead as airstrikes target gathering of Taliban leaders

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WARDAK: Several Taliban militants including their high ranking leaders were killed during the operations of the Afghan armed forces in central Maidan Wardak province. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the intelligence opertives conducted a special operation in Syedabad district with the support of the air forces. […]

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Afghan farmers fleeing drought face more hardship in camps

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: For only the second time in his life, Afghan farmer Murad Khan Ishaqzai has been forced to leave the home where he was born 80 years ago not by war but the worst drought in living memory. Ishaqzai, wizened and weather-beaten by decades of working in his wheat field, is one of […]

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UNAMA notes progress by govt on Election Day security

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: With just over a week to go for Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Thursday that it has noted, that despite significant security challenges, progress has been made by the country’s security forces to create conditions for the majority of citizens to exercise their right to […]

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Business

U.S. oil exports plunge as India turns to Iran

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

HOUSTON (Agencies): Indian buyers reduced U.S. crude purchases and loaded up on Iranian oil ahead of the restart of U.S. sanctions next month and as the WTI-Brent differential narrowed, according to traders and shipping intelligence firm Kpler. U.S. oil shipments to India fell to 84,000 barrels per day (bpd) last month, down 75 percent from […]

Oil prices increase amid U.S. sanctions against Iran

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices rose on Friday, as traders focused on U.S. sanctions against Iran’s crude exports that are set to start next month to tighten global markets. The gains helped claw back some of the losses from the previous session due to rising U.S. inventories and after Saudi Arabia and Russia said they would […]

New car sales plunge 20% in September

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): New car sales in the UK plunged in September, figures show, while a major carmaker has warned of the effects of a no-deal Brexit. The number of total vehicles registered was down 20.5% on the same period in 2017 at 338,834, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said. Carmakers had struggled […]

‘China hack attack hits Apple and Amazon’

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC News): Apple and Amazon are among US companies and agencies who have had data stolen by Chinese spies, claims Bloomberg. The data had been siphoned off via tiny chips inserted on server circuit boards made by a company called Super Micro Computer, reported the news agency. The servers had been compromised during […]

Honda to invest $2.8b in GM’s self-driving car unit

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Honda is to invest $2.75bn (£2.1bn) and take a stake in General Motors’ self-driving unit, GM Cruise, as firms continue to team up in the race to develop autonomous vehicles. The Japanese carmaker said it wanted to develop a self-driving car that could be mass produced. It comes as Toyota and Softbank […]

Eurozone business profit share down

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The European Union’s statistical office announced Thursday the profit share of non-financial corporations in the eurozone fell in the April-June period. “The business profit share in the euro area was 40.6 percent in the second quarter of 2018, compared with 41 percent in the first quarter,” Eurostat said. The eurozone or euro […]

Sports

Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka in Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Mushfiqur Rahim hit 144 as Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup in Dubai. Lasith Malinga struck twice in the first over to leave the Tigers 1-2, but Mushfiqur’s sixth ODI century took them to 261 all out from 49.3 overs. Sri Lanka were 124 […]

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Last eight matches of PSL 2019 to take place in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will begin on February 14, 2019 in UAE with the final eight matches of the tournament to take place in Pakistan. The final will take place at the National Stadium in Karachi on March 17. The […]

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Islamabad team wins Serena Hotels Rugby Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Serena Hotels sponsored the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation Save Tomorrow III Rugby Matches at the Pakistan Sports Board (Sports Complex) facilities on the occasion of International Overdose Awareness Day. Aimed at raising drug awareness and the losses because of overdose, Save Tomorrow III encourages the youth to engage in sports. In […]

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Moeen Ali says he was called ‘Osama’ by Australia player

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): England all-rounder Moeen Ali has said he was called “Osama” by an Australia player during the 2015 Ashes series. Ali´s allegation was made in his autobiography, an extract of which was published in Saturday´s edition of The Times newspaper. Cricket Australia has announced it is launching an investigation, saying the comment was “unacceptable”. […]

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Liverpool sweep aside Spurs for fifth straight win

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Liverpool extended their perfect start to the season as goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino ensured the Premier League leaders punished woeful Tottenham with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side avenged last season’s 4-1 thrashing at Tottenham with a large helping hand from their error-prone hosts. Wijnaldum opened the scoring […]

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Sarfraz sees Asia Cup as testing ground for Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed says Asia Cup will prove to be a testing ground for the national team as six Asian teams battle for supremacy in the United Arab Emirates. “Half the teams who will feature in the World Cup are participating in the Asia Cup so it is a great […]

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Fashion & Movies

Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the celebrity Kardashian family, was reported on Friday to be pregnant. Celebrity news website TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed all quoted sources as saying that Jenner, 20, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting a baby with her boyfriend, the rapper Travis Scott. Jenner’s representatives could […]

Noor dissolves marriage with singer Wali Hamid

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

LAHORE (INP): A family court accepted Pakistani film actress Noor’s petition to part ways with her fourth husband Wali Hamid Ali Khan on Wednesday. Noor, who married for the fourth time in 2013, approached the court seeking Khula (cancellation of marriage). Khan opposed the petition but the actress remained firm that she wanted to dissolve […]

My wife used to come meet me in jail, she raised our kids, she is my anchor: Sanjay Dutt

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Sanjay Dutt’s learned it the hard way — having spent a considerable amount of time in jail, he is more appreciate of his wife and family for pulling through during that hard time. In an interview with Indian Express, the Bhoomi actor expressed how much his wife means to him. “Being […]

Kareena Kapoor stuns fans with her body transformation

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

Web Desk ISLAMABAD: Bollywood beautiful actress Kareena Kapoor is back in her sizzling look after undergone a body transformation in just eight months after giving birth of her baby boy Taimur Ali Khan. The 36 years old actress looked stunning in the latest filmfare shoot and showed her evergreen looks to her fans as she […]

Kangana blames Aditya for sexually abusing her in struggling days

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who is promoting her upcoming film Simran, has blamed Aditya Pancholi and leveled sexual abuse allegations against him. She said this in latest Interview; she revealed that when she was 17 years old Aditya Pancholi sexually abused her and adding that she went to Aditya’s wife Zarina Wahab […]

Miss working in comedy movies: Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood’s ‘Bhaijaan’ Salman Khan, while speaking to media, expressed a desire to work in more comedy movies, according to Times of India. Salman, who wooed the audiences in comedy blockbusters such as Andaz Apna Apna, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Judwaa and Ready, remarked that he is trying to work in a comedy movie but has yet to […]

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