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Maulana Samiul Haq laid to rest in Akora Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Ishaq Khan NOWSHERA: Funeral prayer of Maulana Sami ul Haq, who was assassinated by unknown persons at his residence in Rawalpindi the other day, was offered at Akora Khattak area of Nowshera district on Saturday. Large number of people attended the funeral prayers which was led his son Maulana Hamidul Haq. JUI-S chief was buried […]

Asia Bibi’s lawyer flees Pakistan amid life threats  

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Saiful Mulook, the legal counsel of Asia Bibi, who fought her case in the Supreme Court, has left the country after receiving threats to his life on Saturday. Saiful Mulook while talking to media, said he needs to stay alive as he has to fight the legal battle for Asia Bibi, a […]

Peshawar police issues threat alert to JUI-F chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Police has informed the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman regarding the security threat after the assisination of Mualana Samiul Haq in Rawalpindi last night. According to private news channel reports, letter penned by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Peshawar, “Maulana Fazlur Rahman faces security […]

ATC indicts MQM-P leaders in media houses attack case

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has indicted Farooq Sattar and other Muattahida Qaumi Movemnet-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders in the case pertaining to an attack on media houses on Saturday. According to details, ATC indicted MQM-P leaders including Farooq Sattar, Aamir Khan, Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Qamar Mansoor and others. ATC heard two cases today regarding the […]

Aasim Zaheer appointed as vice air chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer on Saturday was appointed Vice Chief of Air Staff. According to reports, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer was commissioned in GD(P) branch of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in November, 1984. In his staff appointments, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer served as deputy director Operations (F-16) and Chief Project Director […]

Pakistan, China ink multiple agreements, MoUs

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and both the leaders discussed the matters of mutual interest. PM Imran and his Chinese counterpart led delegations of their countries. The Pakistani delegation includes Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Finance Minister Asad Umar and other officials. According to reports, both […]

Global

Iranians stage anti-US rallies in Tehran

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iranians chanting “Death to America” rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the imminent reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s key oil sector. Thousands of students in the government-organised rally in the capital Tehran, broadcast live by state television, […]

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Second wave of US sanctions on Iran starts Monday

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

NEW YORK (AA): The U.S. will reimpose on Monday more sanctions lifted under a 2015 nuclear pact world powers struck with Iran. The new wave of sanctions, the second since August, will target Iran’s energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors. The U.S. has been trickling out a list of 12 demands Iran must meet if […]

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Fifteen killed as truck hits 31-car lineup in China

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): An out-of-control truck ploughed into a 31-car lineup in northwest China killing 15 people and injuring 44, authorities in the city of Lanzhou said Sunday. The accident occurred Saturday night as the driver of the heavy duty articulated truck lost control on a downhill stretch of expressway and collided with cars lining up […]

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Bahrain opposition chief gets life in jail over Qatar spy case

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Bahrain’s appeals court sentenced the head of the country’s Shia opposition movement to jail for life Sunday over charges of spying for rival Gulf state Qatar, a judicial source said. Sheikh Ali Salman, who headed the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement, had been acquitted by the high criminal court in June, a verdict the public […]

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Erdogan calls on terrorists to leave Syria’s Manbij

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called on PYD/YPG terrorists to leave the northern Syrian city of Manbij “as soon as possible.” “Our goal is the exit of terror groups PYD/YPG from Manbij as soon as possible,” Erdogan said at a joint news conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Istanbul. […]

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N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

PYONGYANG (AFP): North Korea has warned the United States it will “seriously” consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime. For years, the North had pursued a “byungjin” policy of simultaneously developing its nuclear capabilities alongside the economy. In April, […]

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Pakistan

Top judge does not have any social media account: Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Supreme Court of Pakistan, has said that Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has no twitter account and adding he does not use social media. The statement came after a fake twitter account with the name of Mian Saqib Nisar, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan is being run on social media. […]

Honor killing claims four lives in Muzaffargarh

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

  F.P. Report MUZAFFARGARH: A man killed his wife and three daughters in Seetpur area of Muzaffargarh district on Friday night on the name of honor. Police told media that a man identified a sAfzal killed his wife namely Azra Bibi and three daughters, three-year-old Misbah, four-year-old Taskeen and 10-year-old Gurya. Authorities added the man […]

Two dead in gas cylinder explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Two people died and three others were injured when gas cylinder of balloon vendor exploded here on Friday. The gas cylinder fitted on a hand-driven cart of balloon seller exploded with big bang in Topi area of Swabi. One person died on the spot in the blast while four others were seriously […]

Seven killed, 18 injured in road accidents

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHPURA: As many as seven people were killed and 18 others were injured on Friday night in two road accidents in Sheikhpur and Sahiwal areas. According to reports, a man and his wife travelling in the rickshaw were killed along with four others, while one other was seriously injured. The deceased and injured […]

Asfandyar urges stakeholders to work for Afghan peace

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) President Asfandyar Wali Khan has said time has arrived that all the stakeholders should work above their differences and sincerely make efforts for the peace in Afghanistan. In a statement issued here Friday, he said if this golden opportunity was missed the consequences would be dreadful and would […]

Samar criticizes delay in BRT project completion

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Member Provincial Assembly of ANP Samar Haroon Bilour has criticized the KP Government for its failure to complete the mega BRT project in time which she claimed to have made the lives of the Peshawarites difficult and adversely affected the trader’s business activities. In a statement here Friday, she said, apart from […]

Afghanistan

5 NDS personnel held after beating TV cameraman in Faryab

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAIMANA: Five security personnel of the Special Force Unit of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) have been arrested over beating and torturing cameraman of private television in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Friday. Gen. Najibullah Najib, NDS director for Fayab, said the five security personnel allegedly accused of beating the […]

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Candidates begin campaign for Afghan parliament polls

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Electoral campaign for Afghanistan’s long-due parliamentary elections, scheduled for Oct. 20, began on Friday. Main roads, markets and other public places in the capital Kabul and all other major urban centers have been painted with colorful posters, banners and hoardings of the candidates. In line with the rules chalked out by the […]

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Govt officials reportedly met with Taliban representatives

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A delegation of Afghan officials has reportedly met with the Taliban group representatives in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing efforts to revive Afghan peace talks. Sources privy of the development within the Taliban leadership have said that the Afghan officials have held talks with the Taliban group representatives regarding the security of upcoming […]

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Many Nangarhar families deny vote right to women

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Some families in remote areas of eastern Nangarhar province did not allow their female members to register as voters in the upcoming elections, residents and rights activists say. There are also many families who allowed their women to register as voters in the upcoming parliamentary polls, but they are not permitted to […]

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Some WJ hopefuls are close relatives of senior govt figures

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of relatives of high ranking government officials have nominated themselves the upcoming Woleis Jirga polls which according to expert would make the situation dangerous for the candidates who have vote bank among masses, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt. According to the Independent Election commission (IEC) 2,565 persons, including 417 women […]

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Abdullah calls for closure of terrorist safe havens

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The international community has failed to arrive at an acceptable definition of terrorism, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah said on Wednesday. He asked the UN General Assembly to treat all shades of terrorism as one, shut down the breeding grounds and sanctuaries and prosecute or repatriate violent extremists. “All stakeholders need to agree […]

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Business

China blames US of ‘trade bullyism’ as both countries slap fresh tariffs

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that is expected to knock global economic growth. But Beijing also said it was willing to restart trade negotiations with the United […]

US is “going to win” its ongoing trade war with China: Pompeo

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

WASHINGTON: (Agencies) Ahead of President Trump’s trip to New York Sunday for key meetings with other world leaders at the UN General Assembly, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in no uncertain terms that the US is “going to win” its ongoing trade dispute with China. Pompeo, who previously served as Trump’s CIA director, also […]

Uber seeing Pakistan as potential market for flying cars

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Uber, one of the biggest names in ride-hailing services worldwide, is hoping to transform the way people commute every day. To accomplish this, the company is eyeing flying cars as the next big step as part of its ‘Uber Elevate’ premier technology platform. What significance does this news have for Pakistanis? According […]

Bijan says hopes OPEC will not follow US orders

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday he hoped decisions taken by the OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial committee would not be affected by US President Donald Trump’s tweets on oil producers. “I hope (Trump’s) threats will not scare my OPEC colleagues and encourage them to carry out America’s orders,” Zanganeh was quoted […]

Volkswagen’s Porsche to stop offering diesel models

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): Volkswagen’s Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its cars, the unit said on Sunday, sharpening its focus on hybrid and battery-powered vehicles instead. Volkswagen has admitted to deliberately cheating diesel emissions tests, sending shockwaves through the automotive industries and causing a sector-wide crackdown on polluting diesel engines. “Porsche is not demonizing diesel. […]

Siemens nears multi-billion euro deal in Iraq: Handelsblatt

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) is working on a deal worth up to 9 billion euros ($10.6 billion) to supply energy generation technology to Iraq, business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing government and industry sources. Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser has traveled to Iraq to secure a memorandum of understanding with the country on […]

Sports

‘I am suffering because of the mistakes made by others’: Salman Butt

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: It’s been more than eight years when former Pakistani skipper Salman Butt got himself jumbled in the spot-fixing saga during the England tour in 2010. Even though the ICC have lifted his ban in 2015, Salman failed to make a come back in the national team. Not only by PCB, but the […]

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Moeen masters India as England wrap up series win

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters): Moeen Ali spun England to a 60-run victory over India in the fourth test as the hosts sealed a series victory over the world’s top-ranked nation with a match to spare on Sunday. Set 245 for a series-levelling victory, India were bowled out for 184 with the recalled Moeen taking four for 71 […]

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Kamran Akmal blames Arthur, Sarfraz for harsh treatment

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has blamed national team captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur for showing bias in team selections. Speaking at the National Stadium in Karachi, Akmal said that the captain and coach have a major say on which players make it into the squad while Chief Selector Inzamamul […]

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Rohit to lead India as Kohli is rested for Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

MUMBAI (Reuters): Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been rested for the Asia Cup starting on Sept. 15, with fellow batsman Rohit Sharma set to lead the team in the 50-over tournament in the United Arab Emirates, the country’s cricket board announced on Saturday. Kohli recently overcame a back problem that had troubled him during the […]

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Pakistan misses bronze as India wins by 2-1 in Asiad

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

JAKARTA (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan hockey team narrowly missed Bronze as they lost to Arch-rivals India 2-1 in the Bronze medal contest of Asian Games hockey on Saturday. After performing extraordinarily at the group stage, Pakistan gave up in two back-to-back knocks out stage matches to climb back on their old trend. India, as usual, kept […]

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Sri Lanka recalls Malinga for Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s cricket selectors Saturday recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga after an year in limbo and included him in a 16-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup tournament. The injury-prone 35-year-old had been largely ignored since his last ODI appearance in September last year against India in Colombo when he took just one […]

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Fashion & Movies

Pakistan movie Sawaan touches hearts in Madrid

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

Pakistani movie, Saawan, received the Best Foreign Language Feature Film during the award ceremony of Madrid International Film Festival, which was held from July 8 to July 15. Directed by Farhan Alam, Saawan touches upon the true story of a child with physical disabilities. The film is a “quest for survival” and a tale of […]

Bollywood’s biggest stars shine at India film awards

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD (AFP): India’s biggest Bollywood stars lit up an American stadium Saturday with a dazzling celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards just outside New York. Held each year in a different city overseas, IIFA is India’s biggest media event and one of the world’s most-watched annual entertainment […]

Not jealous of appreciation that Saba Qamar is getting: Mahira Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

KARACHI (NNI): Stunning Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has said that she is not jealous of the appreciation that Saba Qamar is receiving. In a statement, Mahira Khan said that people prefer to watch drama instead of films and that she also got fame from drama industry. Hamsafar drama was the reason of what I am […]

Project Ghazi release delayed after premiere night

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): If you made plans to watch Pakistan’s first ever superhero film, Project Ghazi, over the weekend then we have some bad news for you. The film, which was scheduled to release across cinemas on July 14, has pushed forward its release to an unannounced date. Following its premiere at Nueplex Cinema, Karachi on […]

My comments always create controversy, says Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2017

NEW DELHI (Online): Unfortunately, Salman Khan has earned a reputation for making statements which become national news for all the wrong reasons. More often than not, he finds himself at the centre of controversy. However, we find it hard to blame him considering he is always subjected to media glare. When asked by an Indian […]

Kohli and Anushka switch on ‘holiday mode’ in NYC

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2017

NEW YORK (Web Desk): While the Indian cricket team continues to make rounds in the media for its change in the coaches, skipper Virat Kohli is happily roaming the streets of New York City with his Bollywood ladylove Anushka Sharma. The high-profile couple seems to be enjoying some quality time together, as Anushka prepares to […]

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