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Two sentenced to death in PTI’s Zahid Shahid murder case

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A local anti-terrorism court on Friday awarded death sentence to two suspects for the murder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Zahra Shahid. The ATC, announcing its verdict in the case, awarded death sentences to two suspects identified as Rashid alias ‘Tailor’ and Zahid Abbas Zaidi for murdering the PTI leader. Two other […]

SC summons Khawar Maneka in DPO Gondal transfer case

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday has summoned Khawar Farid Maneka in a case pertaining to the transfer of former District Police Officer (DPO) Pakpattan, Rizwan Gondal. The court has also summoned Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, the son of a sitting PML-N, Iqbal Gujjar to the court. During the hearing of a […]

Money laundering case: Banking court grants bail Asif Zardari

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Banking court in Karachi granted bail to former president, Asif Ali Zardari on Friday in money laundering case. PPP Co-Chairman Asif Zardari appeared before the court in the high-profile money laundering case accompanied by his counsel, Farooq H Naik. Earlier on August 17, the local banking court had issued non-bailable arrest warrants […]

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker cancels blasphemous contest

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has announced to cancel the planned blasphemous caricatures contest on late Thursday, a scheme that had angered many Muslims particularly in Pakistan. He said that he made the decision after he said he had received several death threats. A man was arrested by police two days earlier […]

Pakistani prisoners in foreign jails to be provided legal assistance: Senate told

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed Thursday that a holistic approach would be adopted to provide full legal and humanitarian assistance to the Pakistani prisoners languishing in foreign jails. Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari told the house during question hour that consular services of our missions abroad will be upgraded for this purpose. […]

SSP Maria Mahmood appointed as new DPO Pakpattan

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Punjab Inspector General Dr Kaleem Imam on Thursday appointed SSP Maria Mahmood as the new District Police Officer of Pakpattan in place of Rizwan Umar Gondal, who was reportedly transferred after an altercation with the first lady’s former husband. As per the notification, Mahmood was earlier serving as SSP Rawalpindi Investigation. She […]

Global

Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

LOMBOK (AFP): A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres (five miles), about 100 kilometres southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian portion of Timor island, the […]

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Ugandan army arrests soldiers over beating of lawmakers

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

KAMPALA (Reuters): Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in a stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested, the army said on Tuesday. Supporters of an independent candidate contesting a parliamentary by-election threw stones at Museveni’s motorcade on Aug. 13 as he was leaving the town […]

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Iraq sending team to U.S. to seek deal on transactions with Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

BAGHDAD (Reuters): Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an agreement on financial transactions with Iran following Washington’s reimposition of sanctions on Tehran, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday. His statement was the first by an Iraqi official since Reuters reported last week Baghdad was going to ask Washington for exemptions […]

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Czech’s withdrawal from EU would jeopardize country’s future – PM

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

PRAGUE (Sputnik): The Czech Republic’s withdrawal from the European Union would jeopardize the country’s future, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Monday. “We are a strong element of the West, we are EU embers and NATO allies, and no one can call it into question. If anyone here talks about Czexit [the Czech Republic’s […]

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France ready to conduct new strikes on Syria: Macron

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): France is ready to conduct further airstrikes in Syria in response to Damascus’ alleged use of chemical weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday during his speech to French ambassadors. At the same time, the French President noted the first results of the joint Russia-French mechanism on the Syrian settlement. “The mechanism of […]

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Mahathir takes aim at Garden’s giant uplift

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday declared that foreigners will not be granted visas to live in the giant Forest City real estate project on the country’s southern tip, a major threat to the marketing strategy for the development. It is not his first broadside against the plan by Chinese developer […]

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Tree plantation drive kicks off in Golain

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report CHITRAL: Plantation drive was launched in line with Prime Minister Plantation campaign here on Friday.. Deputy Commissioner Khurshid Alam Mehsud inaugurate a the campaign in the Jungle area of Golen valley of Chitral by planting a sapling. Over 40,000 trees are being planted in the area as a part of the federal government’s […]

‘Birth control for better utilization of national resources’

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that birth control was the only way for better utilization of national resources. She was delivering lecture on the topic of “Mother and Child Health and Family Planning” at Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) here, Friday. While showing concern on “population explosion” […]

52 ghost schools of SEF unearthed in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many as 52 ghost schools of the Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) were uncovered across the province, revealed on Friday. According to details, Rs50 million had been allocated for the ghost schools by the SEF, which is a public-private partnership institution providing funds to schools in areas where there are no government […]

Sindh Governor House opened for Public

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A large number of students and families thronged to Sindh Governor House here on Friday morning after the Thursday announcement by Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail, that top provincial house will be opened for general public for specific hours. “We have opened Governor House for public at 6am in the morning under the […]

Cheques given to heirs of fallen election staff

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Provincial election commissioner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pir Maqbool Shah on Friday gave away compensation cheques of Rs 1 million each to heirs of a woman presiding officer and a police constable during a function held at the Timergara police line. Both the officials of a women polling station No 45, government girls’ high […]

Renowned writer Nisar passes away

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Renowned writer, intellectual, actor, director and former Director Radio Pakistan Peshawar, Nisar Muhammad Khan passed away after protracted illness here on Friday. Nisar Muhammad Khan was suffering from cancer for last five years and he breathed his last due to the same disease. The deceased was author of many books and he […]

Afghanistan

Abdullah wants terror financing resources choked

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Calling terrorism as ‘the enemy of humanity’ and ‘a threat to international security’, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah stressing improved Afghan security forces’ capacity and a clampdown on terrorists’ financial sources. Abdullah expressed these views during a meeting with the Under-Secretary-General of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, Vladimir Voronkov, in his office […]

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Fleeing Daesh, Nangarhar IDPs lead a miserable life

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A number of families who have been displaced as a result of Daesh activities from Pachiragam and Khogyani districts of eastern Nangarhar province say they even lack access to basic life amenties. The families, currently living in a desert in the open in Syasang area of the province, complain they are without […]

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EU to help Kabul manage underground water

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The 28-member European Union (EU) has pledged 1.6 billion Euros through a single plan to help Afghanistan preserve its underground water. EU Ambassador to Afghanistan Pierre Mayaudon said this while speaking at a conference E-symposium on Underground Water Management in Kabul. Without giving details, the ambassador said the EU plan was to […]

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16 anti-graft recommendations implemented, says MEC’s report

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) on Tuesday released its second quarterly monitoring report, saying the government has fully implemented 16 of its recommendations. In the report, the MEC said it found that at least 16 out of the total 51 recommendations had been fully implemented during the quarter. […]

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Taliban kill 40 security personnel in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 40 Afghan security personnel have been killed in Taliban’s overnight assault on checkpoints in northern Baghlan province, officials and local media said Wednesday. Asadullah Shahbaz, a member of the provincial assembly, told Anadolu Agency groups of Taliban fighters stormed checkpoints in Allaudin area of the Baghlan-e-Markazi district last night, killing […]

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More than 24,000 Afghans returned

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as 24,048 Afghan citizens returned to their homeland last week, says the UN OCHA. In a weekly report, OCHA said 409 Afghan refugees returned from neighbouring Pakistan, 408 from Iran and one from another country. From Pakistan, 587 Afghan citizens returned on their own while 44 were deported. From Iran, […]

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Business

Germany’s public debt could fall below EU ceiling this year

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): Germany’s public sector debt could fall below the European Union’s debt ceiling before the end of the year, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Sunday, after figures this week showed a booming economy was generating a record surplus. Speaking at the annual open day at which Berlin’s ministries open their doors to the […]

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

TUNIS (Reuters): Tunisia’s state airline wants to lay off 1,200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts, its chief executive told Reuters. Tunisair, which has a fleet of 30 aircraft, employs 8,000 staff, part of a bloated public service which […]

Petrofac sells North Sea assets for $292 million

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): British oilfield services provider Petrofac has agreed to sell its 20 percent interest in the Greater Stella Area of the North Sea to oil and gas operator Ithaca Energy in a deal worth up to $292 million. Petrofac, which designs, builds, operates and maintains oil and gas facilities, expanded into oil and gas […]

The big Brent recovery as Iran sanctions loom

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

RIYADH (Arab News): At the close of last week, the Brent crude price had risen to $75.82 a barrel, with WTI (Nymex) also up. Oil prices rose amid the fall in US crude inventories by 5.84 million barrels, the biggest drop in four weeks. Cushing, Oklahoma inventories were at multi-year lows, 40 million barrels down […]

PDVSA files appeal against Crystallex court ruling

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

CARACAS (Reuters): Venezuela’s state oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) PDVSA.UL said on Saturday it filed an appeal requesting that a Delaware court vacate a decision on Aug. 23 granting Canadian miner Crystallex the right to seize its US assets. In a statement on Twitter, PDVSA said it had filed a petition on Friday […]

Powell sets Fed’s course with data-based judgment

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

JACKSON HOLE (Reuters): Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has begun putting his stamp on the US central bank as someone who will rely more on data-informed judgment and less on some of the models and theoretical values that have shaped the Fed’s course in recent years but that Powell has said can be false guides. […]

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Sports

Messi ‘sees things others don’t’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Barcelona (Agencies): Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has heaped praise on Lionel Messi’s start to the Liga season after the Argentine bounced back from a disappointing World Cup with two goals against Alaves. Messi sent an audacious second-half free-kick under the jumping wall and into the net for the opener, and Barca’s 6,000th La Liga goal, […]

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Jansher hails PSF for ensuring Men & Women teams’ participation in Asian Games

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Ex Squash World Squash Champion Jansher Khan Sunday hailed Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) for ensuring Men and Women squash teams’ participation in the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Jakarta (Indonesia). It is very commendable step taking by the President of Pakistan Squash Federation Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the […]

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Aguero scores hat trick as Man City beat Huddersfield

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Manchester (Agencies): Sergio Aguero scored his 13th hat trick for Manchester City as the Premier League champions brushed Huddersfield aside in a 6-1 win at the Etihad Stadium. City swarmed around the Huddersfield area in the opening moments, Aguero having a shot blocked and the visitors’ Steve Mounie miscuing a clearance onto the top of […]

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Sergio Aguero scores hat trick as Manchester City hit Huddersfield for six

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Sergio Aguero scored his 13th hat trick for Manchester City as the Premier League champions brushed Huddersfield aside in a 6-1 win at the Etihad Stadium. City swarmed around the Huddersfield area in the opening moments, Aguero having a shot blocked and the visitors’ Steve Mounie miscuing a clearance onto the top of […]

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Asian Games football: Pakistan bag first victory after 44 years

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan football team won their first Asian Games match after nearly 44 years as they defeated Nepal 2-1 in their last group D match in Bekasi, Indonesia on Sunday. The team made things impossible for themselves in an already dreary record at first when they scored an own-goal in the 12th minute, […]

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India 329 all out against England in 3rd Test

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): India were bowled out for 329 after losing the toss on the second day of the third Test against England at Trent Bridge on Sunday. After resuming on their overnight 307 for six, India lost their last four wickets for 22 runs in 19 balls. James Anderson wrapped up the innings with two […]

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Fashion

Ajay Devgn reveals poster of Kajol’s ‘Helicopter Eela’

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn shared the first look poster of wife Kajol’s upcoming film, Helicopter Eela. Ajay, who is also producing the film, revealed the teaser poster and announced the title of his wife, Kajol’s upcoming film, Helicopter Eela on his social media handles. Helmed by Pradeep Sarkar, the film stars Kajol playing the […]

Dia Mirza wishes to make a biopic on Amrita Sher-Gil

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor-producer Dia Mirza is currently basking in the success of Sanju. She told IANS that she wants to make a biopic on the life of eminent painter Amrita Sher-Gil. Dia interacted with the media on the sidelines of a ‘Save The Children’ campaign that she was taking part in, in Mumbai on […]

“Sanju” earns Rs 200 crore in first week

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju, starring Ranbir Kapoor, shows no signs of slowing down at the box office. The Rajkumar Hirani film, which also stars Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles, began with a bang at the box office, breaking all the previous records. With a total […]

Excited to be part of “Sonchiriya” says, Bhumi Padnekar

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who will be seen playing a pivotal role in Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Sonchiriya, stated that she is proud and excited for the film. Bhumi, 28, on Wednesday shared the film’s first look, where actors Sushant Singh Rajput, Ranvir Shorey and Manoj Bajpayee are seen in a dacoit avatar. […]

Kapil Dev’s biopic “83” to release on April 10, 2020

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor Ranveer Singh starrer 83 is set to release in April 10, 2020. A tweet from the official Twitter account of the film on Thursday read: “Relive the historic glory when 15 minions from India ruled over the mammoths of world cricket. Film releases on April 10, 2020.” The Reliance Entertainment movie […]

Makers released poster of Malala’s biopic ‘Gul Makai’

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The first poster for movie Gul Makai starring Reem Shaikh as Malala Yousafzai has been revealed. The poster for the movie shows Sheikh as Malala with a book in her hand which explodes upon opening. The 16 seconds teaser video voiced by Kabir Bedi gives a small insight into the film’s story. […]

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Article

Pro-war trolls resort to smears as their ‘rebels’ lose miserably in Syria

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Rania Khalek Pro-regime-change pundits have gone into overdrive, unl-eashing everything in their arsenals and bending reality to slander the anti-war left, as their disastrous p-roject in Syria reaches a miserable and failed ending. They got their way in Iraq and Libya, leaving havoc, devastation, piles of dead bodies and ISIS in their wake. But in […]

Who is to blame for Gaza’s decade-long ordeal?

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

Ali Al-Hasan Palestine’s Gaza Strip has been suffering for the 11th year in a row on all sides and the people’s anguish there is getting worse with each passing month. The latest figures provided by Gaza-based international relief organizations revealed that the coastal enclave is about to face a total collapse on various living conditions, […]

Horse trading or party disloyalties?

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered political parties to appeared before the it with proof of allegation made by leaders, that the recent elections of Senate were rigged. Election Commission of Pakistan  announced that it will probe those allegations. In this regards, notices were served to PTI chief Imran Khan […]

Crimea is Russian, matter is finished

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

John Wight A firestorm of anti-Russia hysteria in the UK is no excuse for peddling a revisionist narrative over the status of Crimea. Yet just such a revisionist narrative is being peddled by the country’s foreign office to mark the fourth anniversary of Crimea’s decision, expressed in a democratic referendum on March 16, 2014, to […]

Failure of the Provincial socio-economic reforms strategies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Dr. Asmatullah Khan Almost since last 5 years the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the governance of Pakistan Tehreekay Insaf (PTI), has not brought any solid visible long term change in the province, while people’s expectations were too high from the PTI’s government on the basis of their political slogans. Though, the present government of […]

Pakistani troops in Saudi Arabia: purposes & cross purposes

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Iqbal Khan Prospect of an enlarged Pakistani military deployment to Saudi Arabia had been under discussion for some time. Traditionally, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy close cooperation in diverse fields inclusive of defence cooperation. Armed forces of both countries regularly conduct military exercises; defence officials often travel to each other’s county and share their experiences […]

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Editorial

Pseudo optimism

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Advisor to the Prime Minister, Miftah Ismail in a rare display of pseudo optimism neither univocally rejected nor accepted the alarming report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about the extremely bad health of Pakistan’s economy. Unlike the earlier furious and satirical reactions of Federal Minster, Ahsan Iqbal to sane advices of global lending agencies […]

Grim economic scenario

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

Presentation of the annual budget for the next fiscal year in the parliament is a month ahead and the grim economic scenario is fast emerging, leaving now little room of maneuvering for the economic wizards like Ahsan Iqbal to repudiate the ground realities. In a disclosure that could jolt the country’s financial market, the International […]

Raiwand suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

The terrorist groups most often succeed whenever they want to hit the targets of their choice, tall claims of the federal government about smashing the terror outfits notwithstanding. As compared with the worst affected provinces of Baluchistan, Sindh and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Punjab remains relatively at peace but it is not completely safe from the terrorist […]

Myth and reality of CPEC

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Eminent economists and technocrats has emphasized that government should fully define the Nitti Gritty of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by removing the mystery shrouding it. They suggested the government should consider establishing a CPEC unit within the framework of Council of Common Interest (CCI) to manage the project with transparency and efficiency. The findings of […]

Improving Pak-US relations

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

It appears that the dust of President Trump harsh tweet accusing Pakistan of telling ‘lies’ and committing ‘deceit in return for receiving billions of dollars has gradually settled down, and  bitter tone public posturing of Pakistan ,s civilian leadership for public consumption has gone to the back ground. Away from public notice, Pakistan and the […]

Rising trend of intolerance

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

In a couple of days three unpleasant incidents took place which show that the trend of intolerance in the society is on the rise and the ruling elite seems helpless to this nip this evil in the budwhich may grow into a strong tree if political expediency prevailed as usual. Consecutive incidents of spraying ink […]

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