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Khawaja brothers express distrust in NAB’s Lahore chief, ask chairman to transfer ongoing probe

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PML-N leaders Khwaja Saad Rafique and Khwaja Salman Rafique on Saturday submitted an application with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired justice Javed Iqbal and sought transfer of the ongoing investigations against them. The Khwaja brothers wrote a letter to the NAB chairman and expressed their distrust in the accountability watchdog and […]

PM decides against unveiling mega-corruption scandals

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday decided to defer release of video message against widespread corruption in the country. As per details garnered, premier presided over consultative meeting here in Lahore today in which ministers and stalwarts advised him against releasing video message citing legal complications. The decision to suspend release […]

Money-laundering case: JIT summons details of Sindh’s annual developmental projects

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A joint investigation team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court to probe into an ongoing money laundering case summoned details of the Sindh government’s annual developmental projects on Sunday. According to a source, the JIT has sought details of development projects from 2013 to 2018, including the project charter, allocated budget, cash […]

Chaudhry calls on religious leadership to play role in ‘ideological war’

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday called on the country’s religious leadership to play its role to “prevent the war between ideologies from falling into the hands of those who are doing no service to our religion”. Addressing a seminar in Lahore, Chaudhry said the protests that erupted countrywide following a Supreme […]

Grand anti-encroachment operation continues in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Grand operation against encroachments in parts of Karachi continued for another day on Sunday. According to details, the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) team had halted the operation on Friday and then resumed it on Saturday. The KDA demolished illegal constructions outside the shops at Samama Shopping Complex and Rabia City by using […]

Pakistan increases contribution to help Palestinian refugees

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi handed over the country’s enhanced contribution for Palestinian refugees to the representative of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA), the branch of UN working to provide relief in the region. Speaking on the occasion at the Pakistan Mission to the […]

Global

Coalition shelling kills 17 in Syria’s Deir ez-Zour

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

DEIR EZ-ZOUR (AA): At least 17 civilians, mostly women and children, were killed Thursday when a U.S.-led coalition shelled positions on the outskirts of Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zour province. Local sources told Anadolu Agency that the shelling had targeted the village of Albo Badran near the Daesh-held town of Al-Sousse. The sources, who spoke on […]

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Persecution of Rohingya is ‘without excuse’: Pence

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday openly criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against Rohingya Muslims. Pence and Suu Kyi met on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore on Wednesday. “The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to […]

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US Congress report accuses China of using belt & road as excuse for bases abroad

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): The new congressional report was released shortly after Vice-President Mike Pence threatened Beijing with a “cold war scenario” unless Beijing was “willing to make massive changes” in “its economic, military and political activities.” The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a bipartisan congressional panel charged with monitoring the security implications of US-China trade, […]

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Crucial Brexit talks get underway in London

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A key meeting of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet on Wednesday got underway to discuss the draft Brexit agreement, reached by negotiators in Brussels last week. Calling for a crucial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, May had said a draft agreement on Brexit has been reached with the EU negotiators in a major […]

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Israeli PM defends Gaza ceasefire deal

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday defended a cease-fire agreement with Palestinian resistance factions in the blockaded Gaza Strip. “At these times, the true leadership does not do the easy thing, but the right thing, even if it is hard,” Netanyahu said in a statement. “The leadership always stands up to criticism […]

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Iran executes ‘Sultan of Gold Coin’

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian authorities on Wednesday executed a gold dealer known as “Sultan of Gold Coin” for allegedly “disrupting” the country’s economic system. Vahid Mazloumin and his assistant Mohammed-Esmaeil Qassemi were hanged in the capital Tehran, the official Iranian television said. Mazloumin and his assistant were arrested by Iranian authorities in July for allegedly […]

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Pakistan

Siraj seeks extension of judicial system in merged tribal districts

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

Hanif Ullah KHAR: Central Chief of Jamaat-i-Islami Siarjul Haq has called upon the government to extend country’s judicial system in the tribal districts. Addressing a workers convention here in Khar, the JI chief said that constitutionally the tribal districts have merged into KP, but the areas has been out of country’s regular laws and judicial […]

Two brothers killed in Mardan

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: Land dispute claims lives of two brothers and severe bullet-injuries to their other brother in Khudai Noor locality here on Friday. The preliminary investigations of relevant of officials of Jabbar Police station revealed that a land dispute was going on between uncles and nephews. On the accident day, the victims identified as […]

KP govt taking steps for abolition of environmental pollution: Urmar

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Minister for Environment, Mohammad Ishtiaq Urmar Friday said that as per vision of the Prime Minister Imran Khan effective steps are being taken for abolition of environmental pollution in the province on priority basis. He said that trees will be planted in both plain and mountainous areas to provide […]

Do not see corruption in Paragon housing society case: PTI lawmaker

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of the National Assembly Riaz Fatyana Friday said that he does not see corruption in Paragon housing society case and that MNA Khawaja Saad Rafique should be served justice. The PTI lawmaker said so during his appearance on Geo News’ show ‘Capital Talk’. Fatyana said he knows Rafique […]

PPP warns of protest outside SSGC office against closure of gas supply

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party warned on Friday that it will protest outside the Sui Southern Gas Supply office in case gas supply remains suspended. PPP leader Saeed Ghani said that the party will not some people ruin the country’s future, adding “only the ignorant say that the eighteenth amendment has damaged the country”. […]

Provincial govt releases list of Punjab House Islamabad defaulters

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Punjab government released on Friday a list of the defaulters of the Punjab House in Islamabad. According to the list, 76 leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and other officials are to pay Rs60 million. Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has ordered relevant institutions to issue notices to the PML-N leaders. Punjab […]

Afghanistan

Estonia to help Afghanistan combat cyber crime

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Estonian defense minister Jüri Luik, who called on President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday in Kabul, voiced his country’s support for the Afghanistan peace process and promised to help Kabul deal with the issue of cyber crime. A statement from the Presidential Palace issued to Pajhwok Afghan News said President Ghani and Defense Minister of Estonia, Jüri […]

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Political parties want inclusive negotiations team

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): In a meeting with members of the High Peace Council on Wednesday, political parties called for a comprehensive and inclusive team for peace negotiations. Members of the former president Hamid Karzai’s cabinet, former Jihadi leaders and influential figures attended the “Consultation Meeting with the Political Leaders of the Country on the Peace Process”. […]

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Bass: Taliban’s warning an attack on Afghan people

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass on Tuesday termed the Taliban’s warning to attack election process as ‘an attack on the people of Afghanistan.’ Bass said the election was an opportunity for the people of Afghanistan to come together and make a choice about their future, according to a statement from US […]

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Contracts worth AFN 4.9b okays including Kabul-Logar road plan

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Procurement Commission has approved 21 new contracts having a total value of around 4.9 billion Afghanis, including the construction of 7 kilometers road from Kabul to Logar province. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the NPC meeting was organized in the presidential palace and was chaired by President […]

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Kuchis say IEC decision to deprive them of voting

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Kuchi tribesmen (nomads) say many of them would be unable to cast their votes during the Oct 20 parliamentary elections after moving from cold to warm areas. They ask the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to review its policy regarding Kuchis. However, the IEC says Kuchis should cast their votes in areas where […]

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Six ANA men, many Taliban killed in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and six insurgents have been killed as a result of separate attacks in Helmand province, officials said on Tuesday. A security source, wishing anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in the Greshk district late on Monday night. He said […]

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Business

D-8 seeks to double trade among member states

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation seeks to double trade among member states, the head of the organization said. “We are looking at doubling the intra-trade among member countries,” Secretary-General Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview on Tuesday. The D-8 organization was launched on June 15, […]

Gold prices increase more than 1%

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Gold prices surged more than 1% higher on Tuesday, climbing back above the psychologically important $1,200 level amid increased safe haven demand as concerns over Italy’s fiscal issues hit financial markets. December gold futures were up 1.24% to $1,206.60 by 09:53 AM ET (13:53 GMT) on the Comex division of the New […]

South African Rand falls as dollar dominates

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters): South Africa’s rand weakened on Monday as a recent rally gave way to a resurgent dollar boosted by climbing U.S. treasury yields and a dip in risk demand, as trade war concerns resurfaced. Stocks began the week marginally higher, buoyed by general retailers. At 1515 GMT the rand was 0.23 percent weaker at […]

Germany to introduce plan for polluting diesel cars

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

BERLIN (AFP): The German government will Tuesday present its compromise on the way forward for millions of people with older, more polluting diesel cars, with manufacturers potentially facing a steep bill for the crisis precipitated by an emissions cheating scandal. After Chancellor Angela Merkel and key ministers deliberated late into Monday night, her conservative CDU/CSU […]

Chinese electronic giant Haier to buy Italian home appliance firm

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): Chinese electronics giant Haier Group has announced it will acquire Italian appliances manufacturer Candy for €475 million (US$547 million) as it looks to expand its market share in Europe. The decision comes as Haier seeks to establish itself as a global brand, amid attempts by China to rebalance its economy more towards consumption […]

Toyota says no-deal Brexit would affect investment

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Toyota Motor Europe chief Johan van Zyl has said a Brexit without a deal would affect the firm’s investment decisions. The UK is on course to leave the European Union in March next year, but the two sides have yet to strike a deal. Mr van Zyl told the BBC if the […]

Sports

Aamir Sohail hails positive attitude of Fakhar Zaman

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former cricketer Aamir Sohail has backed his Pakistan compatriot Fakhar Zaman to play a vital role in the upcoming Asia Cup because of his “positive approach” to batting. “The reason behind Zaman’s success has to be his positive approach. No matter what the situation, he goes out and bats positively,” Sohail said […]

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My target is to improve Pakistan’s fielding: Grant Bradburn

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan’s fielding coach Grant Bradburn said on Thursday, his target is to improve the Pakistan cricket team’s fielding. Speaking to the media in Dubai, Bradburn said, “It was a great first session with the Pakistan team.” Bradburn who had joined the national team squad in Dubai on Wednesday, said, “The fitness and […]

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England’s Paul Collingwood retires from cricket

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood announced on Thursday that he will end his professional career at the end of the season, 22 years after making his first-class debut. A three-time Ashes winner and the only man to captain England to a global trophy after leading them to glory in the 2010 World Twenty20, […]

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Kane, Salah in spotlight as struggling stars clash

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah have the perfect stage to end their unexpected slumps when the superstar strikers go head to head at Wembley on Saturday. Just four months ago, Tottenham striker Kane and Liverpool forward Salah were being hailed as Europe’s most feared marksmen after the pair tore through Premier League defences […]

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Mani backs Inzamam, Basit over Qadir’s claims

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani has backed Inzamam-ul-Haq despite claims that the chief selector had tried to use his position to include his son’s in a junior team. According to a press release issued by the PCB on Thursday, Inzamam called on Mani and discussed the controversy. The PCB chief expressed […]

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Au, Youseff enter final of CAS International Squash

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Semi finals of Serena Hotels CAS International for Men and Pakistan International Squash Tournament for Women were played at Mushaf Squash complex, Islamabad today. Leo Au (Hkg) and Youseff Soliman (Egy) reached the final of Chief of Air Staff International Men Squash Championship, while both Egyptian players Rowan Elarby and Nada Abbas […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan compensates worried distributors over Tubelight losses

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Salman Khan has scored hits after hits for the past decade or so, naturally spiking expectations of his fans after every successive flick. His recent film “Tubelight”, however, failed to impress even his die-hard fans, resulting in a miserable tank at the box office. The unimpressive performance left distributors incurring losses […]

Tom Cruise injured during ‘Mission Impossible 6’ stunt in London

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

Web Desk The actor – famous for insisting on performing all of his own stunts – is said to have broken his ankle in two places after crashing into a building during a roof jump scene. According to reports, Cruise, 55, has flown back to the US for treatment, forcing producers to push back filming […]

Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone fail to bag awards at Teen Choice 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood divas Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone didn’t emerge as winners at the Teen Choice 2017 award ceremony, where TV show Riverdale and film Wonder Woman dominated the winners’ list. Deepika was nominated for her Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage in the Choice Action Movie Actress category and lost the title to Gal […]

Four Indians held for leaking ‘Games of Thrones’ episode

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP) – Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO s “Game of Thrones” television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday. Already the most pirated show in TV history, the popular fantasy drama — which tells the story of noble families vying for the Iron […]

Sridevi turns 54: Celebrities tweet birthday wishes

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Iconic Bollywood actor Sridevi turned 54 on Sunday and several celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Kajol, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh used Twitter to send her birthday wishes. According to media, Sridevi made her debut as a lead actress in Bollywood in 1978 with Solva Sawan and gained popularity with Himmatwala in 1983. She has […]

Never said anything about Aashiqui 3 says Alia Bhatt

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt recently reacted to reports that she is not keen to feature in Aashiqui 3, an upcoming installment in a franchise started by her father Mahesh Bhatt back in 1990. She also teased that the “special” collaboration with her father will “take time”. “Never ever said anything about not […]

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