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Four FC personnel Martyred in blast

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: At least four personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred and seven other injured in a suicide blast at FC and Levies Force Check Post at Khoni Talab near Nusaar area of Quetta on Wednesday evening. According to Levies sources, the FC personnel were on their duties at Check Post, when an […]

Bilawal challenges Shehbaz, Imran to contest election from Karachi

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: As the political atmosphere heats up ahead of the upcoming general election, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Wednesday challenged PML-N’s acting president Mian Shehbaz Sharif and PTI chief Imran Khan to contest election from Karachi. Speaking to media during his visit to the PPP membership drive camp in Karachi, […]

Bani Gala NOC fake, court told

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former secretary of Bara Kahu Union Council (UC) has declared fake a No-objection Certificate (NOC) produced by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for his residence in Bani Gala on Wednesday. During a hearing of a case over Khan’s Bani Gala residence in Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), UC ex-secretary Muhammad Umer […]

Pakistan to be placed on FATF ‘grey list’ in June, confirms FO

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office Spokesman on Wednesday said that a new foreign policy would be devised as per recommendations from National Security Committee aimed at strengthening the relationship with regional countries. Addressing weekly briefing at Foreign Office, Dr Faisal said that although Pakistan has come into the grey list of FATF but […]

CJP takes suo motu notice of provincial governments media campaigns

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took a suo motu notice of publicity campaigns by the provinces of Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Wednesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar observed that provincial governments including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Punjab are doing publicity campaigns on the taxpayers’ expense […]

Kabul ready to start new chapter with Pakistan, says Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said that Kabul is ready to forget the past and want to start new chapter with Pakistan and resolved the issue through dialogues. This he said during his speech at the opening of the Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation which was started in Kabul […]

Global

Trump denies saying he probably had good ties with Kim

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk PALM BEACH: U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper’s account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said in tweets that in the Wall Street Journal interview on Thursday, […]

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Rouhani says US has failed to undermine nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran’s president said on Sunday the United States had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as a “long-lasting victory” for Iran, state television reported. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday delivered an ultimatum to European signatories of the deal to fix the “terrible […]

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed in settlement talks with govt

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI/JEDDAH:  Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained for over two months in an anti-corruption crackdown, is negotiating a possible settlement with authorities but so far has not agreed on terms, a senior Saudi official said. Prince Alwaleed, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at $17 billion, is chairman […]

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Saudi-led planes strike rebel sites in central Yemen

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA:  Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Sunday struck Houthi rebel positions in central Yemen. The raids targeted Houthi military sites in the Qaifa district in the central al-Bayda province, pro-government commander Hussein al-Hum-aiqani told Anadolu Agency. He said a number of rebels were killed and injured in the attacks without specifying the exact toll. […]

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N. Korea threatens to pull out of Winter Olympics

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea’s state-run news agency on Sunday cautioned that Pyon-gyang may abandon its promise to participate in Winter O-lympics scheduled to be held in South Korea next month. Only last Tuesday, the North agreed during the first inter-Korean talks in over two years to send a delegation of athletes, officials and performers […]

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Trump says program protecting young immigrants ‘probably dead’

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents would probably be discontinued. Trump has previously said he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. A US court last Tuesday ruled that DACA should remain in effect […]

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Pakistan

Talal requests SC to drop contempt charges

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry’s lawyer on Monday once again pleaded with the Supreme Court to observe restraint and drop contempt charges against his client. A bench of the apex court was hearing a contempt of court case against the PML-N leader for criticizing the judiciary. His lawyer argued that […]

Water Commission bars DHA from new constructions

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday, forbade Defense Housing Authority (DHA) from further constructions in the area unless it provides due water facilities to the residents. During case hearing of water supply and drainage in Sindh, the water commission, headed by Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim, asked DHA to first cater […]

Sixty-four, mostly women have died of heatstrokein two days, says Edhi

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: At least sixty-four people majority of them were women have died in Karachi due to heatstroke and heat fatigues since Saturday evening, confirmed Fasial Edhi.  These 64 bodies were received on just 02 Edhi mortuaries- Korangi and Sohrab Goth. Number of deaths can be higher, Edhi told Mainly hot and dry weather […]

IHC stops session court from defamation proceedings against Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court has stopped the Sessions Court from conducting defamation proceedings against Imran Khan on the request of Ali Mustafa Dar, son of former finance minister Ishaq Dar. Babar Awan presented the PTI chief Imran Khan in the IHC and the case was heard by Justice Gul Hasan Aurangzeb. Babar Awan […]

PPP leadership to discuss upcoming polls, caretaker setup

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is likely to chair a high-level party meeting in Islamabad on Monday (today) to discuss the issues of caretaker setup which will take over after the ruling PML-N completes its tenure on May 31. According to party sources, senior leaders of PPP including Syed […]

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz to address workers convention in Chishtian today

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report CHISHTIAN: Supreme Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz will address the workers convention in Chishtian on Monday (today). PML-N sources told that all the preparations have been completed for the workers conventions and adding that the passionate supporters have started reaching the venue while grabbing party flags and […]

Afghanistan

Five Takiban killed, three injured in Wardak clashes between Taliban, security forces

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report WARDAK: At least five Taliban fighters including a local commander were killed and three other were injured in a operation in Nerkh district of Wardak province. A spokesman of Provincial Police Chief, Najib Amin has said the operation was started when the Taliban fighters attacked the security check posts in Nerkh district. Though, […]

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Security forces seizes camel laden with 1260 kgs of Hashish in Logar

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report KABUL: Afghan security forces have recovered more than 1,260 kilograms of Hashish in central Logar province of Afghanistan. As per the local security officials, the smugglers were trying to smuggle hashish loaded on five camels to unknown place. General Abdul Raziq, Commander of the 4th Brigade told media persons that five camels were […]

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Six killed in Drone strike in Khost

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2017

F.P. Report KHOST: At least six militants of Taliban were killed in drone strike of NATO led forces in Khost province of Afghanistan. Major Abdullah, Spokesman of Afghan Army in Khost Province said that Foreign forces fired rocket from aircraft on the a car in Zanikhel area of Nadar Shahkot district in which six Taliban […]

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Abducted ICRC staff members freed

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan, Monica Zanarelli has said that two abducted members of the ICRC were released by the armed groups back in February this year in Jawzjan province. The two ICRC members were kidnapped by the armed group in Jawzjan province and killed […]

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Afghan forces recovered cache of weapons in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: Afghan Forces recovered cache of weapons and ammunition belonging to the Taliban fighters in an operation in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. As per the government officials, the operation was conducted by Special Forces in the night and recovered cache of weapons including 9 pistols, 14 different types of rifles, 3 Russian-made […]

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IS announces to introduce own curriculum in schools

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2017

Web Desk SHEBARGHAN: The Islamic State also known as Daesh has announced to introduce its own curriculum in schools in Darzaab district of Jowzjan province. As per the local residents, the banned terrorist group has issued a order and warned the student to stop going to school till their next order. Niamatullah, a local resident […]

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Business

Saudi budget deficit halves after reforms, oil rebound

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JEDDAH (AFP): The ultra-conservative kingdom has moved to diversify its traditionally oil-dependent economy following a sharp fall in crude prices. The budget deficit dropped by 51 percent to 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion, 16.2 billion euros) in the first half of 2017, the finance ministry announced. “This result reflects an improvement in the management of […]

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

DANDONG (REUTERS): Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea are labeled ‘Made in China’ and exported across the world, they said. Using North Korea to produce cheap […]

Finance Minister lauded for clearing refund claims of Rs 23 bln

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for clearing pending refunds of Rs 23 billion, terming is a step which will encourage exporters and taxpayers. “The government has fulfilled its promise to the business community for clearing their refunds dues where Refund Payment Orders were […]

Britain says will not stay in EU via ‘back door’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk LONDON: After weeks of feuding, two key figures in Britain’s cabinet came together Sunday to say any post-Brexit transition would not be a “back door” to continued European Union membership. Finance Minister Philip Hammond, who favours a softer, pro-business Brexit, and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a hardline supporter of Britain leaving the […]

Trade deficit widens by 55 percent in July 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Trade deficit in the first month of the new fiscal year widened by 55 percent whereas exports registered an increase of 10.58 percent. According to the figures released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics the July trade deficit widened by 55 percent to 3.204 billion dollars as against 2 billion dollars of […]

Pakistan Stock Exchange loses 1500 points this week

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI:  The dark shadows of political fallout rule the Pakistan Stock Exchange during the outgoing week where the index lost more than 1500 points where volume also dipped sharply because of lack interest of seasoned investors and financial institutions. The week started off on a bearish note with index declining by 3.4 percent […]

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Sports

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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Amir Khan announces divorce with Makhdoom Faryal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

DUBAI (INP): British star boxer Amir Khan and fashion model Faryal Makhdoom are no longer together as Khan broke the news on Twitter prompting ugly replies from ex-wife with the couple putting a bitter end to around four years of marriage. Khan posted messages on social media platform to announce that Makhdoom is interested in […]

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Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk SYDNEY: Australian cricket’s long and bitter pay dispute is over, paving the way for the Test tour of Bangladesh to proceed later this month. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland and the Australian Cricketers’ Association CEO Alistair Nicholson announced the new agreement at a joint press conference in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon. The agreement […]

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Neymar pledges PSG trophy haul after world record transfer

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

PARIS (AFP): Brazilian superstar Neymar has pledged to spark a trophy glut at Paris Saint Germain after agreeing a five-year deal on a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) transfer from Barcelona. The 25-year-old will earn a mind-boggling 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year in Paris but insists he will prove value for […]

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become the No.1 team

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying that the players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me, the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sarfraz was quoted as saying. He said that the way the success in the 2017 Champions Trophy was achieved, hopefully it will […]

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Netherland beat England in semi final of Euro 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

  England suffered semi-final heartbreak for the second consecutive major tournament after being knocked out of Euro 2017 by hosts the Netherlands. The defeat will represent devastating failure for the Lionesses, who had targeted a first major trophy as their sole aim from the tournament. Having lost their 2015 World Cup semi-final to Japan thanks […]

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