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Nawaz owner of two offshore companies, Court informed

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: The NAB’s prosecution witness Imran Dogar Thursday informed the Accountability Court that ousted premier Nawaz Sharif is the beneficiary owner of two offshore companies; Neilson and Nescol. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted the hearing of Avenfield property reference against Sharif family members. Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and Capt. […]

Pakistan rejects reports of deal on Dr Shakil Afridi

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal has rejected the reports regarding the deal on Dr Shakil Afridi. This he said while briefing the journalists on Thursday. Dr Faisal said denied all the rumors and reports regarding Dr Shakil Afridi and adding that no deal is underway between Pakistan and anyone else in […]

Apex court reserves verdict in Daniyal Aziz contempt case

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict in the contempt case against Federal Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz after hearing the arguments from both sides. Supreme Court on February had sent contempt of court notice to Daniyal Aziz for his controversial speeches and statements made during television shows. In today’s hearing, prosecutor […]

Time will reveal many things about 2014 sit-ins: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Disqualified prime minister and Quaid of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif has said that time will reveal many things and stories about 2014 sit-in of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media persons on Thursday outside the accountability court. He said that […]

US wishes for continuity of democratic process in Pakistan: Helena White

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Spokesman of US Department of State, Helena White has said that US wishes to continue the democratic process in Pakistan and adding that Pakistan is an important ally of United States against terrorism. She said this while talking to Pakistani news channel. Helena White said that US understand and appreciate the sacrifices […]

FATA to be mainstreamed within tenure of PML-N govt, assures PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) would be mainstreamed within the tenure of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) government in consultation with all the opposition parties and the stakeholders. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said there were no two opinions over […]

Global

Protests erupt in West Bank over killing of journalist

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

RAMALLAH (AA): Dozens of Palestinian journalists on Saturday staged several protests in the Israeli-occupied West Bank to protest the killing of a journalist in Gaza by the Israeli army. “These rallies are a unified message from all journalists, whether in Gaza, or West bank, we will continue to cover the crimes of the occupation despite […]

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Lula agrees to surrender to police after defying order

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO (Reuters): Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday said he would surrender to police, a day after defying a judge’s order to start serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption that derails his effort to return to power this year. In a fiery speech to a crowd of […]

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Car bomb kills eight people in Syria’s Al-Bab

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

ALEPPO (AA): Eight civilians were killed and 20 others injured on Saturday when a car bomb exploded near a mosque in Syria’s northern Al-Bab city, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent on the field. Civil Defense workers rushed to the area to help the injured and douse the fire. Some of the injured are in […]

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European Union not ready to tackle Islamophobia, says expert

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Handan Kazanci ISTANBUL: The European Union is not ready to tackle Islamophobia, according to a foreign affairs expert from a leading Turkish think tank. “Because of fears of political considerations European politicians are not ready to tackle this issue seriously,” Dr. Enes Bayrakli of Ankara-based Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) told Anadolu […]

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Germany: Van plows into crowd causing several deaths

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: At least three people died after a van drove into a crowd in the western German city of Munster, interior ministry confirmed on Saturday. A spokesman from the ministry told German press agency DPA that three people sitting outside a restaurant were killed in the incident, and the suspect was found dead […]

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Aizaz urges US administration to stop India from brutalities in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America, Aizaz Ahmed Chaudry while briefing Pakistani and foreign journalists said that the recent killings in Indian held Kashmir are gross human right violations and urged the leadership of US and the world to stop these brutalities by Indian government. The ambassador said […]

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Pakistan

ANP to launch employment scheme: Iftikhar

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: ANP’s secretary general, Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said that after coming into power the party will launch self-employment scheme to abolish unemployment in the province. Under the scheme, he said unemployed youth will be offered interest-free credit to start their own businesses. Addressing public meetings at Union Councils at Taro Jaba, Balo, […]

DPO directs officials to ensure peace during polls

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: District Police Officer (DPO) Asif Gohar has asked the subordinate police officials to exercise all out energies to maintain peace during national elections in the district. Soon after assuming charge of office he presided over a high level meeting at his office located in police lines at the district headquarters […]

Appellate tribunal adjourns hearing in Imran Khan case

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Appellate Tribunal of Peshawar High Court (PHC) Bannu bench adjourned till Wednesday (June 27) hearing in a petition filed against acceptance of nomination papers of Imran Khan from NA: 35 Bannu. The hearing was adjourned due to lack of signature of Imran Khan on power of attorney submitted by his counsel. […]

PTI will bring a real change;Tahir

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ATTOCK: Attock district is the fort of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the citizens will vote for PTI which will bring a real change in the country. Former District Nazim Major Tahir Sadiq who is PTI candidate from NA 55, NA 56 and PP3 Attock said this while launching his election campaign here. On […]

NAB recovers record Rs 2200 mln from corrupt in last seven months: Chairman

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice Javed Iqbal Tuesday said that the NAB has recovered record Rs 2200 million from corrupt elements in last seven months. Talking to NAB Lahore officials, he said NAB Lahore has recovered Rs 18 billion from the corrupt and returned the looted amount to affected people which helped […]

Shehbaz makes promise to start three transport services in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Shehbaz Sharif, who was on his two-day Karachi visit during which he launched his party’s election campaign 2018, on final day made some tall promises to dwellers of metropolis. Addressing a news conference to mark the end of his Karachi visit, Shehbaz said Karachi needed ten metro-buses […]

Afghanistan

New video shows massive airstrike on ISIS compound

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A new video released by the US military in Afghanistan shows massive airstrike on a compound of the ISIS terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province. The latest airstrikes were reportedly carried out last week in the vicinity of the restive Achin district amid ongoing air campaign against the terror groups. There are […]

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IWA concerned at shrinking public role in budget making

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Transparency in Afghanistan’s budget making has increased from 42 to 49 in terms of scores over the past two years, but people’s participation in the exercise has decreased from 27 to 15 marks. Syed Akram Afzali, Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) head, told a press conference here on Monday the IWA and the […]

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Jawzjan police arrest 2 drug smugglers, seize 70kg opium

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHEBRGHAN: Police have detained two people in connection of trafficking narcotics in northwestern of Jawzjan province, official said Monday. Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashi deputy Jawzjan police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News that two persons named Baryali and Mohammad Afzal who were trafficking 70 kilograms of opium from the Chaharbolak district of Balkh province […]

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Female officers to receive computer training

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  A professional computer training course has been launched for the female officers of the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in North of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps said the training has kicked off in the Communications School of the Shaheen Corps and around 32 officers are currently being trained in […]

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‘IEC to be cleaned of fraudulent people’

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The high council of national and jihadi fronts of Afghanistan announced support for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday. The IEC leadership said the election commission would be cleaned of fraudulent people to earn the support of this organization. The leadership of IEC and leaders and representatives of high council of […]

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At least 16 Security personnel killed in insider Attack in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: At least 16 security officials were killed after their colleague opened fire on them in Helmand province.  Officials confirmed the attack and said that the security official attacked check post in Greshk district and he killed the 16 security officials. The criminal managed to escape from the crime scene after committing the […]

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Business

Turkey keen to meet digital transformation challenges

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Technological and digital transformations create social and economic changes in not only individuals but also institutions, Turkey’s head of Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said on Wednesday. Speaking at the 6th Microsoft Ankara Technology Summit in capital Ankara, Omer Fatih Sayan said: “Information and communication technologies that develop at an unprecedented […]

PSQCA team visits at Chase Departmental Store Karachi

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: PSQCA team headed by Deputy Director Conformity Assessment South Waiz Akram ul Haq conducted surprise inspection with mobile testing lab along with Chairman CRPC and Electronic Media Shakeel Baig at Chase Departmental Store Jail Chorangi Karachi. Different samples of coming oils, banaspati ghee and conola oil were collected and on spot testing […]

ICCI calls for constitution of reconciliation committee

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by President Sheikh Amir Waheed visited G-10/4, Islamabad to congratulate the newly elected President Zafar Gujar, General Secretary Usman and other office bearers of Traders Welfare Association, G-10/4, Islamabad. Speaking at the occasion, Sheikh Amir Waheed said that government should constitute a […]

Turkey sees almost 18% rise in air passengers

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The number of passengers traveling through Turkish airports surged by 17.6 percent year-on-year in February, according to official data released on Tuesday. Data from Turkey’s General Directorate of State Airports Authority revealed that airports across the country served more than 13 million people last month. The number of international passengers reached nearly […]

PIAF urges govt to ensure payment of exporters’ Rs. 250b refunds

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh has urged the government to ensure early and timely payment of stuck-up refund claims of the export-oriented sectors worth Rs 250 billion which had already promised many times by the concerned government officials. He further contended that customs rebate claims […]

Turkey again a top tourist destination for Germans

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Turkey has made a strong comeback on the German tourism market with significant growth in early bookings, the German Travel Association (DRV) announced on Tuesday. “Sales figures for Turkey bookings are double compared to the same period last year,” Norbert Fiebig, the group’s head, told a press conference at the ITB Berlin […]

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Sports

Misbah fully focused on PSL

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former captain Misbah ul Haq Thursday said he was fully focused on the 2018 Pakistan Super League (PSL) and was hopeful to achieve good results. Talking to media-persons at Pindi Stadium Rawalpindi, Misbah, who is also captain of Islambad United, said all teams and young players were taking part in the third […]

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Lost top spot due to lack of support, says Waseem

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI:: National boxing champion Muhammad Waseem has again complained of lack of governmental support in international arena. Muhammad Waseem, hailing from Quetta, has brought laurels for Pakistan by staying the unbeaten World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Flyweight Champion for a long time. But recently, he has been in the news for all the […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo voices support for Rohingya children

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Real Madrid’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday shared a photo on Twitter to support Rohingya children. “One world where we all love our children. Please help. #Rohingya #Refugee,” he wrote, adding a link to a page by nonprofit Save the Children where people can make online donations to the cause. The […]

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37th CAS Open Golf Championship: Muhammad Alam takes lead on Day 2

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muhammad Alam (Professionals Category) had a fabulous round of golf on the second day of 37th CAS Open Golf Championship being played at Airmen Golf Club PAF Base Korangi Creek, Karachi. He finished the first round with gross score of 70 and over all 02 under par. Pakistan’s No.1 Golfer Muhammad Shabbir […]

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Tickets for PSL Lahore matches on sale

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

  F.P. Report LAHORE: The wait is finally over for fans in Pakistan: tickets for the two scheduled playoffs of the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition in Lahore will go on sale online today. Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium is all set to host the two playoffs on March 20 and 21, the tickets for which […]

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Rabada fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: South African pacer Kagiso Rabada was fined 15 per cent of his match fee and handed a demerit point for making “aggressive gestures” at Shikhar Dhawan following the Indian opener’s dismissal in the fifth ODI at Port Elizabeth. The incident happened in the eighth over of India’s innings when Rabada, after dismissing […]

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