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Transparency International requests UK govt to investigate Nawaz’s properties in London

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Transparency International has urged the UK government to investigate four properties of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London. Earlier on Friday, Accountability court has announced 11 years imprisonment to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and slapped with a £8-million fine in the Avenfield properties case. The Global anti-corruption body, has said […]

NSC reviews Action Plan to fulfill FATF obligations

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee at Prime Minister’s House Friday reiterated a firm commitment to fulfill obligations made to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) under the Action Plan, regarding measures to combat money-laundering and terror financing. The 26th meeting chaired by Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk discussed the details of the Action […]

Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz get 10, seven years imprisonment in Avenfield properties case

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court announced 10 years imprisonment and slapped a £8 million fine for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Avenfield properties reference while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to seven years with a £2 million fine on Friday. Similarly, MNA Captain (retd) Safdar was given a one year sentence in the […]

Banker grilled in scam involving former president of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday briefly detained a senior banker for interrogations, which will unfold a huge money laundering scam of Sindh province involving by a former President of Pakistan, sources in the agency told The Frontier Post. “Hussain Lawai, a senior banker and close aide of former President was grilled […]

NSC reiterates commitment to fight terror financing

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee (NSC) has vowed to fulfill its commitment to fight money laundering and terror financing. The National Security Committee held a meeting here on Friday with Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk in chair while top civil and military leadership attended it. Heads of armed forces, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff […]

Shehbaz terms Avenfield Reference verdict as black-day in history

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PML-N Chairman Shahbaz Sharif on Friday termed the Avenfield Reference judgement as a “black day” while addressing a press conference minutes after the Avenfield corruption reference verdict was announced. “They were calling him everyday. There was even talk of holding hearings on weekends,” Shahbaz said while adding that Nawaz also “appeared before […]

Global

Nuclear-capable US F-16 taking part in NATO’s drills

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PRAGUE: US military aircraft and Czech fighters and helicopters are coming together for NATO’s first military drill in the Czech Republic in almost a decade. Six US F-16 fighter jets and a pair of KC-135 Stratotankers have arrived in the Czech Republic for participation in NATO’s Sky Avenger 2018 binational military exercise kicking […]

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Trump UK visit under fire over caged immigrant kids

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A planned state visit to Britain by U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire at parliament once more Wednesday after images surfaced of children kept in cages by U.S. immigration services. The pictures of children in cages in the U.S. are “deeply disturbing,” said Prime Minister Theresa May. May’s comments came during […]

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India plans grand welcome to Seychelles president despite spat over naval base

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (Sputnik): The Indian government has planned a grand welcome for President of Seychelles Danny Faure during his five-day visit starting June 24. The Narendra Modi government will host Danny Faure across four cities — Panaji, Ahmedabad, Dehradun and New Delhi — during his first ever state visit to India. During his visit to […]

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Political crisis: Governor’s rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has approved to impose Governor’s rule in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) with immediate effect. India media reported that, IOK Governor NN Vohra had on Tuesday evening written to the president after the collapse of the Mehbooba Mufti-led Peoples Democratic Party government. According to reports, Governor has recommended […]

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Iran says no plans to increase missile range, rejects talks with Trump

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-km (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, amid mounting U.S. pressure over Tehran’s missile programme. Iran’s government again ruled out negotiations with U.S. President Donald Trump over Tehran’s military capabilities and […]

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Kim meets Xi following Trump summit

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met his Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Tuesday to brief his sole major ally on his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump. Kim’s third trip to China since March comes as Beijing tries to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and […]

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Pakistan

Naval Chief expresses confidence on PN’s operational preparedness

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Thursday while making an overall appraisal of the prevalent security environment, expressed his utmost confidence over operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy in the prevalent maritime challenges including security aspects. The Naval Chief was chairing Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy, which […]

Sheikh Rasheed vows to conduct raids in disguise for checking Railways’ progress

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed announced on Thursday that he will improve railways and reduce debt by December 30. Speaking to the media at the Rawalpindi Railway Station, Rasheed vowed, “The task given to me by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding railways will be completed.” “I promise I will keep a check on […]

11,803 Pakistanis jailed abroad: Interior Ministry

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Interior Ministry in a report revealed that at least 11,803 Pakistanis are serving jail terms in foreign countries. According to the report, 8.8 million Pakistanis are living abroad and 11,803 of them are in different jails. Most of the jailed Pakistanis are in Saudi Arabia — 2,937. The report said 10,000 […]

PPP opposes govt’s move to turn PM House into educational institution

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: PPP MNA Nafeesa Shah on Thursday strongly opposed a federal government’s announcement of turning Prime Minister House into an educational institution. “This PM house is not personal property of #ImranKhan. He should convert his own Bani Gala Mahal into a university,” Ms Shah tweeted. “This House is a state asset and belongs […]

JIT holds first meeting to probe fake bank accounts case

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court mandated Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in a fake bank accounts case held its first meeting on Thursday. JIT has initiated its investigations in the fake bank accounts case involving Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their close aides. The meeting mulled over the direction in which further probe has […]

PM House to be converted into educational institution: Shafqat Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Division, Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday has claimed that federal government has decided to convert the palatial Prime Minister House into an educational institution. While briefing the media persons, Shafqat Mehmood said that Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a briefing on reuse of heritage buildings at […]

Afghanistan

Construction of a major town celebrated in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A ceremony was organized to celebrate the construction of a major town for the Afghan women police kicked off in Kabul. The Canadian Ambassador to Kabul François Rivest, NATO Commander General John Nicholson, Afghanistan’s First Lady Bibi Gul Ghani and other senior officials participated in the ceremony to celebrate the start of […]

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Atmar, Wells discuss peace process, fight on terrorism

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar and US Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice G. Wells discussed political and security situation in Afghanistan and the region. The two sides held talks on issues in the follow up of Tashkent conference on Afghanistan and Kabul Process and stressed the need for strengthening peace process and […]

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Three cops killed in Badghis

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Three police personnel were killed and as many more wounded as Taliban attacked a security checkpoint in Qadis district in Badghis province. Taliban attacked a police outpost in Khair Khana area in Qadis district, leaving three cops dead and three more injured, Badghis security in-charge Ghulam Sarwar Haidari said. Meanwhile, Taliban claimed […]

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Six die, seven injured in blast

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Dozens of people were killed and injured in a huge blast in Shindand district in Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday. Explosives planted in a rickshaw exploded in Shindand district bazaar, leaving six civilians dead and seven more injured, Herat’s governor’s spokesman Jilani Farhad told Afghan media outlet. However, eyewitnesses said 15 […]

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Zadran takes two wickets in his IPL debut

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: 17-year-old cricket from Afghanistan Mujeeb Zadran who is playing for Kings XI Punjab team in Indian Premier League (IPL) has the become the youngest player of IPL history. Zadran became the youngest player ever of the IPL after making debut for Kings XI at only 17 years and 11 days on […]

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Turkey urges Taliban to join Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Shadi Khan Saif KABUL: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Sunday urged the Taliban in Afghanistan to enter peace talks with the Kabul government. Yildirim was welcomed by Afghan Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, upon arrival at the Qasr-e-Safaidar palace in the capital Kabul. Later addressing a joint news conference, the visiting premier commended the […]

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Business

Apple and Goldman Sachs to launch a credit card

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Apple may soon launch a credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs early next year, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Citing people familiar with the matter, the report suggested that the card will carry the Apple Pay brand. Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by […]

France: Strikes hit Air France, state rails

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Air France said on Friday that the number of its passenger in April had dropped by 8.7 percent amid a series of continuing strikes as part of the ongoing wage increase dispute with the carrier’s administration. In a statement, the French flag carrier said that due to the strikes in April, which […]

Post SBP ban: Pakistani cryptocurrency rises by 60pc

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Last month, the State Bank of Pakistan in an announcement posted on its website, banned cryptocurrencies in the country. In the statement, the central bank said, “All banks, development financial institutions, microfinance banks and payment system operators, payment service providers are advised to refrain from processing, using, trading, holding, transferring value, promoting […]

Chinese technology company ZTE paid $2.3 billion to US exporters in 2017

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): Chinese technology company ZTE Corp, which this month suspended its main operations after a U.S. Commerce Department ban on American supplies to its business, paid over $2.3 billion to 211 U.S. exporters in 2017, a senior ZTE official said on Friday. ZTE paid over $100 million each to Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Inc, Intel Corp […]

Apple nearly to become a $1tn company

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple is on the verge of becoming the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company, but even if it gets there, it could soon be overtaken as Amazon.com surges from behind. Started in the garage of co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976, the iPhone maker’s annual revenue has ballooned to $229 billion, greater than […]

Pak-Turkey trade to jump after FTA: Turkish envoy

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan Mustafa Yurdakul on Thursday said friendly relations between Turkey and Pakistan are getting stronger by the passage of every day. He said that our cordial cultural and diplomatic connections should be translated into enhanced trade and economic ties to benefit both the brotherly nations. He said this […]

Sports

Babar Azam claims top T20I batting rank

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: After their emphatic series win against the West Indies, Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam while bowler Shadab Khan is now second in the T20I team rankings. Babar has claimed the number one rank in batting, whereas spinner Shadab swings to second position in a career-first in the ICC T20I Player Rankings. Babar […]

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RMI MCL begins, PPC Qalandars beat PPC Zalmi

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Ali Sheikh PESHAWAR: PPC Qalandars beat PPC Zalmi by 29 runs in the opening match of the second edition of RMI Media Cricket League on Wednesday. Speaker KP Assembly Asad Qaiser inaugurated the event. This is the 2nd edition of the Media Cricket League organized by Peshawar Press Club for as part of healthy activities […]

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Djokovic splits from Agassi, Stepanek

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE: Former world number one Novak Djokovic, struggling back from a long injury lay-off, confirmed Wednesday that he had split with his coaches Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek. The 12-time Grand Slam winner lost his opening game at the ATP Miami Masters last month, the latest setback for the Serbian star as he […]

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Sri Lanka to host South Africa

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will host South Africa for two Tests, five one-day internationals and a one-off Twenty20 game from July, the island nation´s cricket board said Wednesday. The Proteas, who thrashed Australia 3-1 in their recent home Test series, will arrive in Sri Lanka in early July for their sixth tour of the […]

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Ronaldo’s bicycle kick caps emphatic Real win

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk TURIN: Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a bicycle kick which was outrageous even by his standards to lead Real Madrid to an emphatic 3-0 win away to Juventus in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg on Tuesday. With his back to goal, Ronaldo launched himself into the air to meet Dani Carvajal’s chipped ball […]

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Philander bowls South Africa to record win

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Vernon Philander grabbed six wickets in a devastating spell of swing bowling as South Africa crushed Australia by a record 492 runs to clinch the four-match series 3-1 at the Wanderers on Tuesday. The scandal-hit tourists had promised to fight for a draw on the final day to end a controversial tour […]

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