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Pakistan to continue support struggle of Kashmiri people against occupied Indian forces: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Pakistan will continue its support towards the freedom fight of Kashmiri people against the occupied Indian forces. While addressing in the Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) legislative assembly on Monday, PM Abbasi has urged the lawmaker of AJK to stay united for the cause of […]

Haqqani terms reopening of Memogate case a political stunt

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former ambassador Husain Haqqani has said that reopening of the Memogate case is only political stunt and nothing more than this. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, on January 29 had summoned details of the Memogate case while hearing a case related to voting rights of overseas Pakistanis. Hussain Haqqani […]

Nawaz spreading lies about KP govt says Imran

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has said that it is very shameful that Nawaz Sharif is targeting the institution because he caught by the Supreme Court and disqualified him for his corruption. Imran Khan said this while sharing his views on twitter on Monday. He said that Nawaz Sharif in his […]

Kashmir Solidarity Day: Pakistan demands end of Indian atrocities in Kashmir   

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistanis are observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday (today) to show their support to the people of Indian held Kashmir and in their struggle for the freedom from the occupied forces. The martyred of Kashmir were remembered and one-minute silence was observed at 10:00am to pay respect to the liberation struggle […]

NAB boss vows merit-based appointments

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Sunday reiterated his firm resolves to make appointments in bureau on provincial quota allocations as per law. He, in his first address to bureau’s officers after assuming charge as chairman last year, promised that the NAB would make appointments on merit and no […]

Intizar’s father writes letter to CJP for justice

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The father of a youth killed Intizar in an extrajudicial murder by the police — on Saturday wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan, appealing to take notice of the murder and “get our family justice as your lordship is the last hope for our family”. He has written in […]

Global

One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm area metro

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

SWEDEN (AFP): One person died and another was slightly hurt Sunday in a blast outside a metro station in a Stockholm suburb, which police said did not appear to be a terrorist attack. A man in his 60s died in hospital after “he picked up an object off the ground which promptly exploded,” police spokesman […]

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Trump tweet on nuclear button keeps North Korea’s Kim ‘on his toes’: Haley

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s has kept Kim “on his toes” and makes clear the risks of a nuclear standoff, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. After Kim asserted that he had a nuclear button […]

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Egypt, Saudi call for maintaining Jerusalem status

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: Egypt and Saudi Arabia have called for maintaining the historical and legal status of Jerusalem, amid tension following U.S. decision to recognize the holy city as Israel’s capital. On Saturday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Riyadh for talks with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir on developments in the Palestinian territories. […]

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90 students detained in Iran protest

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: At least 90 students have been detained since protests began in Iran last week, according to an Iranian lawmaker. On Dec. 28, thousands of people took to the streets in Iran’s northeastern cities of Mashhad and Kashmar to protest rising inflation, unemployment and perceived government mismanagement. In the following days, however, the […]

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Sudan-Eritrea border closed

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHARTOUM: Sudan on Saturday closed border with neighboring Eritrea, one week after Khartoum announced a state of emergency in the region of Kassala. The move came shortly after the Kassala governor, Adam Jamaa, denied reports about the deployment of troops for disarmament campaigns in the region. The official SUNA news agency said Jamaa […]

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Turkry: Opp leader warns of rifts in party

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s main opposition leader urged unity on Saturday, saying there is no place for those who cause strife within the party ranks. “I want you to listen to me carefully. This is not a day for splits within the party. It is a day for solving the problems of the Republic of […]

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Pakistan

PPP lawmaker Ayaz Soomro dies at 59

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report LARKANA: Member National Assembly (MNA) of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Muhammad Ayaz Soomro breathed his last in a New York hospital on Tuesday. Ayaz Soomro, born on December 31, 1958 and he joined Sindh People’s Students Federation in his student life. He also remained central secretary general of the PPP Sindh. Soomro was […]

Five arrested during operations in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: At least five suspected persons were arrested in a search operation conducted by Rangers on Monday night in different areas of Karachi. According to details, Rangers raid in Lyari’s Bihar Colony and Sango Lane areas and arrested two suspects, who, the authorities said, were associated with the Aziz Baloch group, involved in the […]

SC reserves verdict in polls matter

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Monday reserved judgment after completion of arguments by both parties in NA-125 election rigging case. A three-member bench of the court headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed heard the case filed by Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique against the judgment of an Election Tribunal. During the course […]

ATC issues arrest warrants for Rizvi, Qadri

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday issued arrest warrants for Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA) cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Afzal Qadri and others. ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand  issued the warrants while hearing the case in connection with last year’s sit in here at Faizabad Interchange. During course of proceedings, the bench expressed […]

Ali Jahangir to appear before NAB on March 22

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad:  The newly-appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Ali Jahangir Siddiqui will appear before a five-member NAB team in Lahore on Thursday, Online sources said on Monday.In this regard, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has prepared a questioner under the light of documents, related to blame of corruption against Ali Jahangir. […]

NAB chief for speedy disposal of cases

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday directed the Lahore Bureau for expeditious disposal of corruption cases including mega corruption. He said these vases should be processed on basis of solid evidence, without delay and any external pressure. He was chairing a meeting at NAB Lahore to review […]

Afghanistan

US support holding timely, credible election

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells during her three-day visit to Afghanistan discuss issues of mutual importance with Afghan officials, according to a statement on Wednesday. Wells held fruitful meetings with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Mohammad […]

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NATO vows to protect children in conflict

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has signed and put into force a child protection policy, shielding children from the adverse effects of armed conflict. Minister of Defense Tariq Shah Bahrami signed the initiative — the outcome of a year-long Afghan-led effort to codify measures for protection of children, including the prevention of violence against […]

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25 Daesh fighters killed in drone strike

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than two dozens of Daesh gunmen were killed after a drone strike in the bordering Achin district of Nangarhar province, police said Wednesday. The NATO-led foreign forces’ unmanned aircraft bombed Daesh hideout in Sheen Chobi area of Mamond Dara, Achin district, yesterday, killing 25 gunmen, said Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesman of […]

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US military release video of airstrike

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US military has released a video which purportedly shows an airstrike that target one of the most senior leaders of the Taliban group. The video shows the airstrike on the leader of the Red Unit of the Taliban Mulah Shah Wali who was killed in the raid on 1st December. A […]

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HPC sets no pre-condition for talks with Afghan Taliban

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) Chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili at a ceremony in Kabul on Wednesday said the council is ready to start peace talks with the Taliban without any pre-condition. He said the Taliban can open their office, for the peace talks, in any part of the world and even in […]

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Taliban rejects NDS claims of killing a top Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban rejected the government claims of killing of a top Al-Qaeda leader in a joint Afghan and US forces operation in Afghanistan. Zabiullah Mujahid, Spokesman of Taliban said while talking to local media that killing of the militants in Zabul, Ghazni, and Paktia are propaganda of government with the aim to hide […]

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Business

Oil prices rises due to expected US sanctions on Tehran

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: Oil prices in international markets increases because of expected U.S. sanctions against Iran, conflict in Iraq and an explosion at a U.S. oil rig and reduced exploration activity supported prices there and these are the main reason behind the increase of oil prices in International market. Traders told the concerns over the increase […]

Import of mobile phones increases to 40% in two months of FY 2017-18

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In the first two month of the fiscal year, the imports of mobile phones increased to 39.57 percent comparing to the same period of time of last year. As per the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS),  $129.329 million worth mobile phones were imported into the country during July-August (2017-18) compared […]

Dollar rate increases to Rs107.5 in open market

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The ongoing political situation in the country has increased the open-market dollar rate to Rs107.50. On the other hand, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said they will not decrease the value of the Rupee. A delegation of the Forex Association called on SBP Foreign Exchange Executive Director Irfan Ali on […]

Economy on growth track, twin deficits pose threat: SBP

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan’s growth momentum is expected to remain intact, but there is a growing risk of widening of twin deficits due to superfluous imports and increase in public spending, the central bank said on Thursday. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), in its annual report on state of the economy, forecast growth between 5 […]

MOL Group, MPCL strike strategic cooperation deal

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: MOL Group and Mari Petroleum Company Ltd (MPCL) Thursday announced a strategic cooperation initiative for evaluating future potential business opportunities in the local, international upstream exploration and production sector. The MoU for strategic cooperation was signed by Dr. Berislav Gaso, Executive Vice President Upstream, MOL Group and Lt. Gen. Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmad […]

PTCL posts profit of Rs.6.5b for first 9 months

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTCL announced the financial results for the nine months’ period ended Sept 30, 2017 in its Board of Directors’ meeting held on Wednesday. PTCL earned Rs. 52.8 billion revenue during first nine months of 2017. PTCL’s flagship Fixed Broadband service has started to grow at an accelerated rate, posting a revenue growth […]

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Sports

Sri Lanka’s Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20: reports

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Sri Lanka’s ODI captain Upul Tharanga has pulled out of the scheduled T20 International scheduled to be held in Lahore later this month, international media reported on Monday. According to a report by sports website Cricbuzz, the Sri Lankan skipper’s refusal to take part in the Lahore T20 also makes him ineligible […]

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Sri Lanka to play T20 in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sathi has dispelled the impression that Sri Lanka is not visiting Pakistan to play a T20 international match on October 29 here at Gadaffi stadium. “The Lankan side will be playing the third and the last T20 of the ongoing series at Lahore as earlier announced”,he confirmed this […]

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Pakistan to face Sri Lanka in second ODI today

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the five match series on Monday and after winning the first match of the series it is likely that Pakistan will not changed the winning team. After a bad performance in the test series as Sri Lanka white wash Pakistan for […]

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De Kock, Amla tons power South Africa to record-breaking win

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

KIMBERLEY (Agencies): Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitzed a century each, became South Africa’s most prolific ODI pair of all-time and scripted their biggest win by 10 wickets in ODI history. South Africa’s mockery of a 279-run target followed Bangladesh’s own record-setting after they chose to bat in the first ODI.  Mushfiqur Rahim became […]

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Pakistan thrashed 3-1 by India in Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

DHAKA (Agencies): India won 3-1 against arch-rivals Pakistan in their last pool match of the Hero Hockey Asia Cup at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium. Both Pakistan and Japan finished with four points but Pakistan has qualified for the next round of Super Four because of the better goal difference than that of Japan. Pakistan […]

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

SHANGHAI (Agencies): Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam winner, who still trails Nadal 23-15 in their overall head-to-head series, didn’t face a break point and started and ended the […]

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