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Accountability court reserves verdict on Dar’s plea

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing the assets reference against Senator Ishaq Dar reserved its ruling on the suspect’s petition against the freezing of his assets on Wednesday. Dar, the former finance minister and close aide of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, is accused of possessing assets disproportionate to his declared sources of income. […]

Army top brass reviews geo-strategic, security environment

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The 208th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters (GHQ) Wednesday under the chair of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The forum reviewed geo-strategic and security environment, especially in the context of US security related policies for the region, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public […]

Pak starts building fences at Pak-Afghan border

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: A tribal Jirga was organized by FC officials, district administration and tribal elders on Wednesday to discuss the matter of fencing at the Pak-Afghan border, in Chaman. According to a press release, FC Sector Comm-ander North Brigadier Naeem Sohail while addressing the tribal Jirga said that fences have already been built at […]

Maryam moves IHC against AC

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PML-N leaders Maryam Nawaz, and Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar moved Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging Accountability Court’s decision dated February 2. The accountability court on February 2 allowed NAB to record statements of two witnesses of prosecution via video link at the Pakistan High Commission in London in the supplementary reference against […]

No one can kick out judges of the country, CJP says

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday declared criticising the courts equal to disobeying the Constitution during a hearing on the Elections Act 2017, which allowed disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif to become the head of PML-N. Nisar was hearing petit-ions against the Elections Act when he said that […]

NAB court testifies witness in Nawaz corruption case

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s witness Abdul Wahid Director General, Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications recorded his statement before the accountability court in supplementary reference against Sharif family with regard to their London-based Avenfield properties. The statements was recorded before the accountability court Judge Muham-mad Bashir in which he informed the […]

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Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile system loan deal

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

ANKARA (Reuters): Turkey and Russia on Friday inked a loan agreement in Ankara for purchase of the S-400 missile defense system worth 2.5 billion U.S. dollars, a Turkish official told Xinhua. Russia will provide Turkey with four batteries of S-400 surface-to-air missile system under the deal and the latter will pay 45 percent of the […]

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New York’s apartment fire kills 12

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: As many as 12 people were killed and four others were injured after a fire tore through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday in New York. The fire broke out around 7:00pm (0000 GMT Friday) in the 25-apartment building opposite the Bronx Zoo in New York. A one-year-old child was among […]

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Massive fire at Mumbai compound kills 15 people   

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: At least 15 people have been dead and more than 16 were injured after a major fire broke out late night at a building in Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai on Thursday. The local hospital administration confirmed that at least 15 people were killed and 16 others were injured in the incident and […]

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Kuwaiti defense minister arrives in Riyadh for talks

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah arrived Thursday in Saudi capital Riyadh. The visit is the first official trip abroad by Sheikh Nasser — who is also the son of Kuwait’s emir — since he was appointed defense minister on Dec. 11 as part of […]

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US dollars couldn’t buy the world’s will: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday addressed the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) award ceremony at the Presidential Complex in Ankara. Addressing the issue of Jerusalem, the president said that although U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration threatened the UN member states with cutting aid to those […]

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Italy to send troops to Niger

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk ROME: Italy will send 470 soldiers to Niger to help the west African nation stem the flow of Europe-bound migrants, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Thursday. Economic migrants seeking to reach Europe via Libya use Agadez, the main city in central Niger. “We are going to Niger following a request by the government […]

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ISPR DG condemns firing on Justice Ejazul Ahsan’s residence

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday strongly condemned the firing incident at the house of Supreme Court judge Justice Ejazul Ahsan in Lahore. ISPR DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the firing incident at the residence of Justice Ejazul Ahsan is condemnable. He said that […]

JIT formed to probe firing incident at apex court Judge Ijaz residence 

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was formed on Sunday to probe the firing incidents at Justice Ijazul Ahsan’s Lahore residence. Additional IG Muhammad Tahir will head the JIT, which will include DIG Investigation Sultan Chaudhry and representatives of the Military Intelligence, Inter-Services Intelligence, and Intelligence Bureau, said the spokesperson of the Punjab […]

Sherpao says grievances of tribal people should be redressed

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR : Chairman Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has said that development works should be initiated in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to address the grievances of the tribal people. He said this while addressing public gathering on Sunday at Gujrat district Mardan on Sunday. He said that the people […]

NAB seeks report of offshore companies

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Sunday sought report of the 435 offshore companies owned by Pakistanis. Javed Iqbal had directed to launch investigations against 435 personalities over having offshore companies The NAB chairman also sought report on the downfall of the country’s largest steel manufacturing facility, the Pakistan […]

CM: Action to be taken against MPAs involved in horse trading

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Sunday said that action would be taken against 14 PTIs MPA who were involved in horse trading during Senate election. He said this during a press conference here at CM House. The CM said that list of 14 candidate had been prepared who were involved in […]

Sindh can procure 1.4mn tons of wheat: Khuhro

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

F.P. Report LARKANA: Sindh Food Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif is accountable for firing incident at the residence of Justice Aijaz-ul-Hasan because he wanted to get life term for Nawaz Sharif. He said attack, if made during deployment of police guards, then Shahbaz Sharif is responsible. He said if […]

Afghanistan

Unknown gunmen attack the vehicle of CID Chief in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The unknown gunmen attacked on the vehicle of Chief of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Kabul city last Wednesday night. General Muhammad Salim Almas, chief of CID escaped the attack and fortunately he was unhurt in the incident, CID officials confirmed after the incident. The CID officials added the gunmen opened fire […]

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Taliban orders to stop mobile phone signals in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The Taliban groups have reportedly blocked the mobile phone network in different districts of Kunduz province which created problems to the local residents in this regard. A resident of Kunduz told local media that Taliban were blocking the mobile signals mostly in the night which was created serious problems to the local […]

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Hezb-e-Islami presence has prevented govt from collapse: Hekmatyar

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Gulbudin Hekmatyar, leader of Hezb-e-Islami has claimed that his party presence has stopped the incumbent government from collapsing. This he said while addressing to a gathering of tribal elders of the eastern provinces of Afghanistan on Wednesday.  Hekmatyar said that his party has no role in the government and they only signed […]

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16 militants killed in separate operations: MoI

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said at least 16 militants were killed in separate operations conducted in Farah and Nangarhar provinces. MoI issued a statement in this regard and it said that Afghan security forces conducted operation against the militants in Bala Balok district of Farah province in which 12 Taliban fighters […]

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US to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Jim Mattis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United States Defese Secretary, Jim Mattis has said US will send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan with the aim to make sure to achieve the US targets regarding announcing the new policy for the region. Mattis told this while talking to media persons that he is expecting to sign an order […]

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Senior Taliban leader killed in Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior leaders of Taliban has been reportedly killed during the operation initiated by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. ANA official told that military chief of Taliban identified as Aqcha Qari Noorullah was killed during the operation and also adding that he was also operating as […]

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Sports

Eiffel Tower lights up in PSG colours to welcome Neymar

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk The Eiffel Tower put on a spectacular lights display Saturday night to welcome Brazilian football star Neymar Jr in a truly Parisian fashion. The iconic landmark lit up in Paris Saint-Germain colours of red and blue, with a screen on the tower flashing the message: ‘Welcome Neymar Jr’ to celebrate the athlete’s arrival. […]

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Tennis: Keys shocks Muguruza to reach Stanford final

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Madison Keys roared past top-seeded Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to book an all-American WTA Stanford final against CoCo Vandeweghe. Keys, the third seed, needed just 57 minutes to subdue Muguruza, who claimed the second Grand Slam title of her career when she beat Venus Williams in the […]

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan Test batsman Younis Khan has clarified the reports claiming he will soon enter politics, saying that he believes there is no future for him in politics as he wants to spend his life doing welfare activities. The 40-year-old cricketer who recently took his retirement after the 2017 West Indies Test […]

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Anderson stars as England eye series win against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MANCHESTER (AFP): James Anderson took four wickets from the newly-named James Anderson End to put England in a commanding position against South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England´s first innings 362, featuring Jonny Bairstow´s 99, at stumps on the second day. […]

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Syria national basketball team hoops against the odds

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

DAMASCUS (AFP): Khalil Khoury dribbles a basketball deftly down the dilapidated gym where he and the rest of the Syrian national team train, passing it through his legs before a silky-smooth lay-up. Since Syria’s conflict erupted in March 2011, Khoury’s team has seen its ranks dwindle and its options for training venues shrink. But it […]

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Faryal deleted tweets in bid to resolve feud with Amir

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk Faryal Makhdoom had tried to patch things up with husband Amir Khan hours after the two took their fight to Twitter, with the British-Pakistani boxer accusing Makhdoom of cheating, the Daily Mail reported, citing a source. The British newspaper cited a friend saying that Makhdoom’s family contacted Khan’s family to encourage both of […]

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