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Pakistan flays civilian killing

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday strongly condemned brutal use of force by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir, which resulted in the death of three civilians and injuries to several others at Ganowpora in Shopian district. In a statement, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said countering peaceful, unarmed protesters with lethal weapons and direct […]

Intezar’s killing footage emerge after two weeks

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: New development has been made in Karachi’s youth Intezar, who was shot dead allegedly by Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC), as deceased’s father has given the CCTV footage to media in which it can be seen that officials stopped Intezar’s car and opened fire after allowing him to go. The footage has come […]

11 Afghan soldiers killed, more than 16 injured in Military Academy attack

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Spokesman of Kabul Police, Basir Mujahid has said that at least 11 soldiers were killed and more than 16 others were injured after the militants attacked the Marshal Fahim Military University in Kabul early Monday morning. Similarly, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense Dawlat Waziri told Afghan media that two suicide bombers […]

Op Radd-ul-Fasaad: Security forces recover weapons during Balochistan raids

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Under the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, Frontier Corps along with intelligence agencies carried out Intelligence-based operations on terrorist hideouts in Balochistan, said the Inter-Services Public Relations statement on Sunday. The IBOs were carried out in Dera Bugti, Chattar and Lehri areas, said the army’s media cell. During the raids, weapons and ammunition including […]

Rao Anwars of Punjab safe, names not placed on ECL: PAT chief

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri on Sunday said that dozens of Rao Anwars in Punjab continue to operate and oppress citizens. “There are dozens of Rao Anwars in Lahore who are openly operating and we strongly demand their arrest,” Qadri said while addressing a press conference in Lahore. He was […]

Conspiracies against leaders can’t eliminate ideologies: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Launching a bitter diatribe against opponents, Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said the conspirators couldn’t eliminate an ideology, as what he said, Bhutto was hanged in Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorial regime but his ideology lived on. Addressing a ceremony here, he warned his opponents that the political mudslinging would only yield negative […]

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Kim Jong Un claims he has ‘nuclear button’ on his desk

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

PYONGYANG (AFP): North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year’s Day address that the rogue nation’s nuclear capabilities are “reality,” not mere threats and he said he even had a nuclear button on his desk to prove it. “The U.S. should know that the button for nuclear weapons is on my table,” […]

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Over 90,000 visitors attend flag raising ceremony in Beijing

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): The biggest event of the new year in China was the flag-raising ceremony. A group of soldiers from People’s Liberation Army raised the national flag at the heart of Beijing Tian’anmen square on Monday. Early in the morning about 7:30 ninety-six PLA honour guards appeared from the main gate of Tian’anmen led by […]

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Turkish president slams US plan to cut UN funding

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized the U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to cut funding of the United Nations. “The U.S. will apparently withdraw its [financial] support on the UN. I think you said you are a democrat, you believed in democracy. In this case, you are a democrat if everything […]

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Iran warns protesters will ‘pay the price’ as unrest turns deadly

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Interior minister says protesters will “pay the price” after a third night of unrest saw mass demonstrations across the country in which two people have been killed and dozens arrested. Iran warned on Sunday that protesters will “pay the price” after a third night of unrest saw mass demonstrations across the country […]

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Daesh gunmen kill 3 in Iraq

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Daesh terrorists shot dead at least three people and injured 12 others in northern Iraq, a police official said. “Daesh gunmen in a car attacked a number of civilians in al-Farh-aniya area, northwest of Balad district in Saladin province,” Lt. Salah-uddin al-Jabouri, the police officer, told Ana-dolu Agency. “The gunmen escaped immediately […]

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Two killed in anti-govt protests in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KINSHASA:  At least 12 Catholic al-tar boys detained as they marched to demand President Joseph Kabila leave power and release political prisoners. Congo security forces shot dead two men and detained 12 Catholic altar boys in the capital Kinshasa, where the Catholic church had called banned marches against President Joseph Kabila staying in […]

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PML-N to reform Senate election process: Khurram

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defense Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was in favour of bringing reforms for changing the process of Senate election to stop stopping horse-trading. Talking to a private news channel, he said the government had started work on election reforms act before the sit-in of […]

Govt failed to provide basic health facilities to masses: JI

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The spokesman of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Ameer ul Azeem has said that the government has utterly failed to fulfill its primary responsibility of providing basic health facilities to the masses. Inaugurating a free medical camp at Union Council 115, National Assembly constituency, NA-128 on Sunday, Ameer ul Azeem said that the ruling elite […]

NAB arrests Imdad Mian

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:  NAB Rawalpindi arrested Imdad Hussain Mian, Ex. District Officer Cooperative, Rawalpindi in the case against investigation against the management of Pak PWD Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Islamabad and others regarding misuse of authority by illegally converting residential plots into commercial plots, Criminal Breach of Trust, says in press release. As per details, […]

PN ships arrive Doha to be part of defense exhibition

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship HIMMAT along with Pakistan Maritime Security Ship BASOL arrived in Doha to participate in Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition (DIMDEX-18). Pakistani flotilla is headed by Cdre Muhammad Faisal Abbasi who is the Mission Commander and is currently commanding the 25th Destroyer Squadron of Pakistan Navy. The international exhibition hosts […]

Fear of Nawaz’s popularity, all tactics being used against him: Khalil

By The Frontier Post | March 12, 2018

  F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs (HR&MA), Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that the opponents afraid of the growing popularity of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Quaid Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and are using all tactics to defame and disappoint him. Condemning the acting of throwing shoe on PML-N Quaid at […]

Asfandyar Wali asks CJP to take notice of corruption in Billion Tree Tsunami

By The Frontier Post | March 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali asked Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday to take notice of the corruption in the Billion Tree Tsunami project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The ANP leader was addressing a rally in Saidu Sharif, where he said that the time isn’t far when people will […]

Afghanistan

Nine ANA soldiers killed in Taliban attack in Nimroz

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: At least nine soldiers of Afghan National Army (ANA) were killed in Khashrod district in Nimroz province when the Taliban fighters attacked on the check-post. Officials of police department told local media outlet that at least nine ANA soldiers were killed and another was injured in the Taliban attack. He added that […]

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Six Taliban killed, several injured in premature bombings

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed that at least six Taliban fighters were killed and several others were injured in three different premature bombings in Zabul and central Maidan Wardak provinces of Afghanistan. The MoD in its statement stated that the explosions were took place in the past twenty four hours in […]

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At least 14 IS militant killed in Nangarhar airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: As many as fourteen militants of Islamic State (IS) or known as Daesh were killed in an airstrike conducted by US forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government informed that media persons that US forces conducted airstrike in Achin district of Nangarhar province and targeted the IS hideouts in […]

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Four Taliban fighters killed in clashes with forces in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security Officials said that at least four Taliban fighters were killed and six others were injured in a clash with security forces after they attacked the security post in Baghlan province on Saturday night. Zabi Shuja, Spokesman provincial police chief told local media that the clash took place in Surkh Kotal village […]

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Ghani’s close aides accused of links to terrorists

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2017

KABUL (Monitoring Desk): Some lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of Parliament, on Saturday accused a number ofclose aides to President Ashraf Ghani of acting against Afghanistan’s national interests and having links with Daesh militants. “I officially say here that (head of National Directorate of Security) Masoom Stanekzai is behind Daesh project (in […]

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Daesh beheaded their 15 comrades in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Islamic State also known as Daesh beheaded as many more than fifteen comrades in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan The local residents told media that the incident took place in the restive in Mohmand Dara area of Achin district when the IS militants beheaded their 15 comrades after an infighting erupted among […]

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Business

K-Electric gets approval for setting up a 900MW R-LNG power plant at Bin Qasim

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: In a notification sent to the bourse on Thursday, K-Electric (KEL) announced that in a board meeting held on August 9th, its Board of Directors had given the approval for development of 900MW (450MW x 2) Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas based Combined Cycle power plant at Bin Qasim Power Station Complex (BQPS-III). […]

Google’s Belgian unit in tax probe: report

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Google’s Belgian unit faces a tax probe, a report said Wednesday, after the US internet giant had to cough up hundreds of millions of euros in back taxes in Britain and Italy. Many US and other multinational companies channel their European profits through low-tax jurisdictions such as Ireland to avoid massive bills running potentially into […]

Brazilian annual inflation falls to lowest since 1999

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

Brazilian prices rose in July, but the annual inflation rate of 2.71 percent was the lowest for 18 years, the government statistics office said Wednesday. This was good news for consumers in Latin America’s biggest economy, which is inching out of its deepest recession in history, and was considered likely to lead to sharper interest […]

PSX suffers amid political unrest

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) dictated political happenings and index suffered fresh erosion under the lead of steel, cement and power companies. The market opened in the red territory and index saw a decline of as much as 350 points and index reached 45637 points lowest mark in the session. The index once […]

$500 Eurobond float: Parliamentary panel summons officials of three international banks

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

News Desk ISLAMABAD: Officials from three international banks Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank and Deutsche Bank involved in the floating of $500m Eurobonds two years ago have been summoned by a Parliamentary panel as decided. An investigation into this floating is being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance which is trying to ascertain whether […]

Tourism cooperation to be strengthened between Pakistan and Ukraine: Ukrainian ambassador

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AFP): Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and step up tourism cooperation between the two countries. In a meeting on Tuesday, Lakomov informed the PTDC MD that he had visited numerous places in Pakistan and found that there was […]

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Sports

Peace Cup: Pakistan XI batting continues against UK Media XI in North Waziristan

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A cricket match between UK Media XI and Pakistan XI is underway in Miranshah, North Waziristan agency of FATA, after winning the toss the UK Media XI elected to field and given batting to Pakistan XI. The match was organized by Pakistan Army, PCB and PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi which will be […]

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Khalid Latif banned for five years by PCB tribunal in spot fixing case

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal banned the Opening batsman Khalid Latif for five years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League. Tribunal announced its verdict on Wednesday against the suspended opener and also imposed Rs 1 million on the opening batsman. Khalid Latif, who represented Pakistan and […]

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Pakistan beats Thailand to enter Group I

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): History repeats itself as the longest serving player of Pakistan tennis Aqeel Khan once again helped the country beat Thailand’s Kittiphong Wachiramanowong 3-2 in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II Final second reverse singles match here at Pakistan Sports Complex grass courts on Sunday. Aqeel once again proved that he is the real […]

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Imad Wasim retains top spot in ICC T20I ranking

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): All rounder Imad Wasim retained top spot among bowlers, while Team Pakistan ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I. Meanwhile, Middle order batsman Babar Azam moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. The 22-year-old has risen 21 spots after his player of the series performance helped complete a […]

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday congratulated Pakistan for successful staging of the Independence Cup against World XI at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. ICC Director, Giles Clarke, and ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson, thanked the people of Pakistan for embracing the World XI players, and said the series has demonstrated Pakistan’s passion […]

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Misbah-Afridi get standing ovation from crowd

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Former Pakistan captains, Misbah ul Haq and Shahid Afridi were given standing ovation by a full house for their illustrious services for Pakistan cricket during the third and the last T20 international match of the independence Cup here on Friday night. Pakistan cricket Board arranged separate rides for the two star players in […]

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