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Rao Anwar gets bail in fake FIR case

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Rao Anwar, the police officer notorious for staged encounters, on Friday got bail in case related to lodging fake FIR against Naqeeb Mehsud, paving ways for his release from sub-jail in Malir, Karachi. The Anti Terrorism Court, which has already awarded him bail in the fake encounter case, heard the bail plea […]

PTI ruined KP, Peshawar metro bus is mega-corruption project: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report MINGORA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has ruined Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which is evident by the mega-corruption in the Peshawar metro bus project. Addressing a workers convention, the former Punjab chief minister said the Lahore metro bus project was worth Rs30 billion, while the cost of Peshawar […]

Fakhar scores Pakistan’s first double ODI century

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BULAWAYO: The inform Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman scored a first double century for Pakistan in one-day international cricket, against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the series. Fakhar became the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century after beating the country’s highest scorer in any ODI, surpassing Saeed Anwar’s 21-year old record […]

Former police officer Abid ‘Boxer’ gets bail in 10 cases

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: District and Sessions Judge approved interim bail of former Punjab Police inspector Abid ‘Boxer’ after he was appeared in the court on Thursday. Earlier this year, the former police officer was arrested by authorities in UAE and brought back to the country as he was wanted to law enforcement agencies in 10 […]

Four injured in Chaman explosion

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: At least four people were injured in an explosion followed by firing on Chaman’s Mall Road on Friday afternoon. According to media reports, the explosives were planted in a parked motorcycle and it were detonated through a remote control. Police told local news channel that a law enforcement agencies vehicle was targeted […]

Pakistan’s cooperation must for political stability in Afghanistan: US

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Top US General Joseph Votel has said that Pakistan cooperation is must to bring durable political settlement in Afghanistan and adding that US continues to work closely with Pakistan to accomplish the target. General Joseph said this on Thursday during a press briefing. He said that Pakistan is the key player in […]

Global

At least 49 killed, 48 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special weather warnings for three prefectures in the main island of Honshu, […]

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Pompeo hopes to ‘fill in’ details on denuclearisation on North Korea trip

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters):  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Friday, hoping to “fill in” details on how to dismantle the North’s nuclear programme and recover the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War. Pompeo met Kim Yong Chol, who played a key role with Pompeo in arranging […]

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Putin says World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country’s hosting of the soccer World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about it. Russia’s host nation status had been met with resistance by some in the West who suggested the tournament could be unsafe and play into the hands of Putin, who stands accused […]

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Top UN court asked to rule in Qatari air blockade row

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

DOHA (AFP): The bitter fight between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours took a new twist on Friday as three Middle Eastern countries asked the UN’s top court to resolve a dispute with Doha over sovereign airspace. Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to quash a […]

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Erdogan: Peoples Alliance to continue in parliament

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s president said on Friday that the successful People’s Alliance from last month’s elections — a coalition of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) — will continue in the new parliament. Speaking to AK Party provincial heads at party headquarters in Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: […]

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Iran’s Rouhani: EU nuke deal offer ‘disappointing’

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described an EU proposal for maintaining the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the West as “disappointing”. According to a Friday statement released by his office, Rouhani, during a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the proposal contained “no clear mechanism… for continued cooperation”. The […]

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Pakistan

CM directs TEVTA for comprehensive training plan

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtukhwa Mahmood Khan has directed for realistic strategy to put on ground the recommendations for the 100 days plan in the province. He further directed for forms in the civil services by the task force adding that check and balance is necessary for good governance and the public servants […]

Non-iodized salt being supplied to remote hilly villages in Dir

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F. P Report TIMERGARA: The salt factories in Lower Dir supply salt to far flung and remote hilly areas without iodizing it that poses serious threats to newborn with iodine deficiency. This was stated by Said Hameed, the zonal manager Salt Iodization Programme Lower Dir while talking to this reporter here. He said the Iodine […]

Dist Govt presents Rs9.21b fiscal budget

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: District Council Mansehra on Wednesday presented 9.21 billion rupees fiscal budget for the year 2018-19 and revised fiscal budget of 8.46 billion rupees for the year 2017-18. The budget session for the discussion and approval of the fiscal budget would be held on October 5 where no other agenda item would be […]

BISP join hands with DSWS

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: BISP signed MoU with Dar Ul Sukun Welfare Society (DSWS), a registered non-profit organization to jointly work for disability rehabilitation, intellectual disabilities, older socially displaced children, education and skill development sector. The MoU was signed by DG Complimentary Initiative Sajid Baloch and Morris Khurshid  General Manager, DSWS, witnessed by Secretary BISP Omar […]

Shahbaz makes Fazl convenor of joint opposition

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday held meeting with opposition leader in National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. While appointing JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman as convenor of opposition alliance, PML-N leader has requested to immediately call combine opposition meeting. Sources stated that Shahbaz Sharif advised JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman […]

Fawad Chaudhry says PML-N’s Mushahidullah appointed ‘whole family’ in PIA

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minutes after apologising to opposition in Senate, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday heavily criticized Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mushahidullah for appointing his family members on important positions in Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The minister, who earlier accused the PML-N leader of similar wrongdoings while using his influence to appoint his […]

Afghanistan

Turkey deports over 6,800 Afghan migrants

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Turkish government has deported 6,846 Afghan refugees back to Kabul recently, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Migration Management. The directorate said the migrants were deported from the eastern provinces of Erzurum, Agri, and the western province of Izmir on nine charter flights, as well as […]

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‘Afghanistan has capacity of producing 11,000 tons honey a year’

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MALI) on Tuesday stressed on improving the honey business, quality and quantity, saying Afghanistan had the capacity of producing 11,000 tons of honey annually. Nasir Ahmad Durani, agriculture minister, talking to a ceremony marking World Honey Bee Day, said that 214,000 bee boxes were currently […]

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16 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni clashes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: As many as 16 Taliban fighters were killed in clashes with Afghan security forces in Ghazni province of Afghanistan.  The local officials told media that 13 other Taliban insurgents were injured during the clashes. The clashes between the Taliban and security forces were broke out in three villages of Muqur district on […]

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Commanders 39 Taliban killed: ANA

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Several commanders among 39 Taliban gunmen were killed and 10 others wounded during clashes in Farah province, Afghan army claimed Monday. The Taliban gunmen swarmed police outposts in the Tenk area of Pusht-e-Rod district, Farah province, killing a cop and wounding two others, said Arif Nizami, deputy press officer of Afghan National […]

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Local police commander killed in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Gunmen killed a local police commander in Kunduz while two persons were injured as armed men attacked the convoy of a Wolesi Jirga member in Baghlan on Monday. Armed men shot dead a local police commander Mir Ahmad in the second security zone of Kunduz city, head of the second security zone, […]

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Taliban show reaction to demand of president Ghani

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Reacting to the offer of Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani to take part in the next polls as a political party, the Taliban said the election of leadership in the country was not in the hands of Afghan people. According to a statement sent by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid to Afghan Islamic […]

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Business

Global LNG prices increase as Asian buyer’s shows interest

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters):  Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices spiked this week amid a flurry of buying interest from buyers in China, Pakistan, South Korea and India, and as new supply from Australia are delayed by several months. Spot prices for July LNG-AS delivery in Asia were at $8.70 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) […]

Asian dealers cautious with eye on trade talks, geopolitics

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks. All three main US indexes finished in the green thanks to another positive round of economic indicators and corporate results. […]

Europe car sales speed up

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Car sales in the top European markets rose sharply in April, statistics showed Thursday, confounding fears that a slowdown in the eurozone’s recovery might put the brakes on the continent’s vehicle industry. “In April 2018, the EU passenger car market showed a strong return to growth (+9.6%) after demand declined in March,” […]

Ocado shares rocket on Kroger deal

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Shares in online grocer Ocado have surged by nearly 50% after it struck a deal with US retail giant Kroger. Ocado’s technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger, which is one of the world’s biggest grocery chains with annual sales of $122bn (£90bn). Under the terms of the deal, […]

New load shedding schedule unacceptable: Ghazanfar

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Thursday said the new schedule of ten-hour load shedding for the industrial sector is unacceptable. Industrial production across the country and in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will take a blow because of the new load shedding schedule while tens of thousands of labourers […]

India increases Iran oil imports in April ahead of U.S. sanctions

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): India’s oilNSE 1.73 % imports from Iran surged to 640,000 barrels per day (bpd) in April, its highest level since October 2016, according to data from shipping and industry sources, as refiners raised purchases ahead of looming U.S. sanctions against Tehran. Overall, India imported 4.51 million bpd in April, 2.5 percent higher […]

Sports

Babar, Fakhar lead Pakistan to 3-0 sweep

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan won with 19 balls to spare to complete a 3-0 sweep. But given how ordinary West Indies have been on tour, this was a competitive match. West Indies’ 153 could have proved handy on a different surface against another side, but in Karachi, it just didn’t seem enough against Pakistan’s firepower. […]

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Shadab Khan fined for breaking ICC code

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Young spinner Shadab Khan has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee and given one demerit point after being found guilty of a level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, during the second T20I against the West Indies in Karachi. According to details, Shadab Khan was found to […]

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Pakistan’s one-sided victory leaves Imran Nazir unconvinced

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan won their first T20I against a visiting West Indies in one-sided encounter by 143 runs and former cricketers think that a win by this margin is good for the team, but not for the spectators. Pakistan restricted the defending World T20 champions to 60 runs in just 13.4 overs as they […]

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India deny doping at Common wealth Games

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk GOLD COAST: India´s men´s boxing coach on Monday denied any doping after syringes were found in the Commonwealth Games athletes´ village, saying one of his fighters was given a vitamin injection because he was unwell. Santiago Nieva was speaking to Australia´s 7 News as speculation grew over the syringes, which Games officials said […]

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Rafael Nadal reclaims ATP top spot as Roger Federer slips

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Rafael Nadal reclaimed top spot in the men’s ATP rankings on Monday with Swiss rival Roger Federer slipping to the second spot following his defeat to American John Isner at the Miami Open. Nadal, who hasn’t hit a ball in anger since pulling out of the Australian Open quarter-finals in January, saw […]

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Jansher, Arif discuss construction of squash courts

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Leading name in the world of squash and the former World Champion Jansher Khan called on Adviser to the Chief Minister on Law and Parliamentary Affairs Arif Yousaf and discussed in detail ways and means for reactivating the game of squash in the province which had a credential of producing seven world […]

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