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Imran Ali pleads ‘not guilty’ in Zainab murder case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Convict Imran Ali on Tuesday has claimed innocence in seven-year-old Zainab’s murder case and filed an appeal in Lahore High Court (LHC). Imran, who was awarded death penalty by Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), has said that legal requirements were not ensured in his case as the proceedings were concluded in hurry. On February […]

PSL 2018 trophy unveiled by franchise captains in Dubai

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): The trophy for the third season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), which starts Feb 22, was jointly unveiled by the captains of each of the PSL franchises at a ceremony held in Dubai on Tuesday. The unveiling ceremony was accompanied by a press conference addressed by PSL chief Najam Sethi and […]

Final list issued of candidates for Senate elections

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Election Commission of Pakistan issued on Tuesday a final list of candidates in the Senate elections on March 3. Sindh In the polling for assemblies in four provinces, 12 each from Sindh and Punjab, while 11 each from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan will contest. In the Senate elections, for Sindh’s 12 seats, […]

Faizabad sit-in case: Government submits Raja Zafar-ul-Haq report in IHC

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday submitted the sealed report of Raja Zafar-ul-Haq committee probing changes in the Finality of Prophethood oath in the Constitution, in the Islamabad High Court. The IHC had given the government until 1pm today to submit the report. During the hearing of the Faizabad sit-in case, Justice Shaukat Aziz […]

NAB starts investigation into Imran’s use of KP government helicopters

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has started investigation against Imran Khan for using the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopters. Earlier on February 3, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan had said that he welcomed the examining of the issue by NAB and adding that the KP government had clarified that there […]

Shahbaz can be a better premier than Nawaz: Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former president Pervez Musharraf has said that Shahbaz Sharif can be a much better prime minister comparing to his disqualified brother. While talking to private news channel, he said that Nawaz Sharif political career is over and now it is time for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) needs to distance themselves from […]

Global

Trump book author says his revelations will bring down US president

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

LONDON (AFP): The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump’s first year as US president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump’s time in the White House. Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” that Trump is […]

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Erdogan Accuses US, Israel of ´Meddling´ in Pakistan, Iran

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

ANKARA (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Israel on Friday of meddling in Iran after Turkey´s neighbour was gripped by several days of deadly unrest. A total of 21 people died and hundreds were arrested in the week-long protests which were the biggest challenge to the Islamic regime since the […]

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Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: state media

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the kingdom’s south near the border with Yemen, state media reported, hours after Yemeni rebels said they had launched an attack. The Houthi rebels, locked in a war against Yemen’s Saudi-backed government, said they had fired a missile at the kingdom’s southwestern province of […]

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Sudan extends cease-fire

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHARTOUM: President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday ordered a three-month extension of an ongoing cease-fire in conflict-prone parts of the country, according to the Sudan News Agency (SUNA). It is the fifth such extension since mid-2016, when a cease-fire came into effect between Khartoum and a handful of rebel groups. The truce applies to […]

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Palestinians slam Israel bill to execute ‘terrorists’

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk GAZA CITY: Palestinians have reacted angrily to an Israeli draft law — a preliminary reading of which was approved on Wednesday — that would allow Palestinian “terrorists” to be sentenced to death. Palestinian officials have described the bill as “fascist”, saying it aims to provide leg-al cover for Israel’s brutal repression of Palestinian […]

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UK defense minister meet Iraqi officials

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: British Defense Minister Michael Fallon arrived in Baghdad on Thursday to discuss bilateral security cooperation with Iraqi officials. “While in Baghdad, Fallon is slated to meet several officials, including Irfan al-Hayali, his Iraqi counterpart, and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi,” a Foreign Ministry source told Anadolu Agency. “Talks will likely revolve around British […]

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Mashal killing: State asked to punish responsibles

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in observing the death anniversary of Mashal Khan, said that it was responsibility of the state to punish those who was involved directly or indirectly in his brutal killing. Politicians belong to different political parties, members of various welfare bodies, writers and intellectual participated in the gathering. Slogans were repeatedly raised […]

Dr. Ayesha presents Rs85.402b supplementary budget 2017-18

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha presented 45 demands for grants worth Rs 85.402 billion for supplementary budget 2017-18 here in the Punjab Assembly session on Monday. As soon as the finance minister started her speech to present the demands for the supplementary grants, the opposition benches resorted to hue and […]

Man shot dead before his wife

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A man was killed before his wife in the busy Naurang bazaar on Monday. Police said that one Iqbal and his wife residents of Tortala Manjiwala came under attack by their rival in Naurang city. They said that Iqbal died instantly while her wife escaped the attack. “The killer identified […]

1366 patients treat in free medical camps in Jamrud

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Ahmad Nabi JAMRUD: As many as 1366 patients were treated in free medical camps separately organized by the forces with the assistance of local administration here in Jaba,Qadam and Shakas areas of Jamrud, sub-TehsiL of Khyber Agency. The free medical camps were established by Mehsud Scouts 162 wing with collaboration of local political administration in […]

Illegal construction weakens bases of Muhabat Khan Mosque

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Shah Faisal PESHAWAR: The shops and plazas built illegally in the surrounding of historical mosque of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhabat Khan, has affected the foundations of it. Though, the basement of ancient mosque has been in dilapidated condition after shopkeepers made constructions unlawfully inside their shops. Some shopkeepers among them are of the view that provincial […]

Ramzan is expected to start in Pakistan on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Secretary General of Ruet-e-Hala Research Council (RHRC) Khalid Ejaz Mufti has said that the holy month of Ramzan is expected to be start on Thursday across Pakistan. “The age of the new moon on the evening of Wednesday will be more than 26 hours in all cities of Pakistan,” said the RHRC […]

Afghanistan

7,000 Badakhshan kids likely to miss polio drops again

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): More than 7,000 children in areas under Taliban’s control are likely to be deprived of anti-polio vaccination in northeastern Badakhshan province; local officials said on Monday, a day after a nationwide anti-polio drive was launched. Badakhshan public health director Noor Mohammad Khawari told Pajhwok Afghan News that a Taliban commander in Warduj district […]

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Progress on human rights promotion underlined

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan government and the European Union (EU) delegations held a High Level Meeting on Human Rights on Monday in capital Kabul, a statement from the EU said, Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabani, First Lady Rula Ghani, EU Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellbin, European Union Special Representative and Head of Delegation to Afghanistan attended […]

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Ghani to visit Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday promised to visit eastern Nangarhar province and seek solution to problems here, the governor said. Nangarhar Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal, called to the Presidential Palace in Kabul, presented a report detailing the security, government performance and upcoming plans to the president, said Attaullah Khogyani, Mangal’s spokesman. The […]

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Helmand Clinic Treats Addicts With Water Therapy

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

HELMAND (Tolo News): A clinic, established two and half years ago in southern Helmand province, uses water therapy and counseling to treat drug addicts rather than medication. Clinic staff said water therapy was more effective than prescribing medicine. The clinic is now however run by a recovering addict who was once a patient at the […]

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Foreign Envoys Vow Support for Peace in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): The German ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday said that terrorist attacks on diplomatic institutions in Afghanistan will not deter the efforts of his government to bolster the peace process in Afghanistan. He said that sacrifices made by the Afghan security forces in the campaign against militancy were one of the reasons that […]

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Ghani Steps In To Resolve Air Cargo Issues

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): President Ashraf Ghani ordered officials on Saturday to immediately resolve air cargo issues and ensure that 120 tons of fresh fruit is transported to India every week. Ghani issued the order stating that the fruit must be delivered to Delhi and Amritsar every week. The president’s order comes after weeks of issues […]

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Business

SBP sets rules for banks wanting to be fully sharia compliant

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan’s central bank has issued guidelines covering how banks that want to be fully-fledged sharia compliant can achieve that status, setting a three-year time frame for applicants to complete the process. The rules aim to accelerate the growth of Islamic banking in the Muslim-majority country. The sector enjoys double-digit growth but lags conventional […]

Bullish trend witnessed at Pakistan Stock Exchange

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): The bench mark KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange witnessed a bullish trend on Monday. The KSE-100 index experienced a gain of 2.33% or 1,051.66 points to close the trading day at 46,273.81. Over 120 million shares were traded during Monday’s session with a total value exceeding Rs 10.1 billion.

Qatar Petroleum and Total to launch joint venture

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

DOHA (AFP): State-owned Qatar Petroleum and French energy giant Total will formally launch a 25-year joint venture to develop the Al Shaheen oil field this week, the companies said Monday. The North Oil Company, to be launched on Tuesday, will be made up of a 70 percent stake from QP and a 30 percent stake […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s Request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleading in Jadhav Case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

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Sports

Federer beats Cilic to win record eighth title

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): Roger Federer has done it again, this time in more dominant fashion than ever before. Without dropping a single set over the Wimbledon fortnight, the ageless wonder has taken the title, defeating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. The title, his first at the All England Club since 2012, gives him a record eight […]

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Sanchez hints at Arsenal exit

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

SANTIAGO (AFP): Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez hinted that he is looking to leave the club in the current transfer window after revealing his desire to play in the Champions League. “I want to play in the Champions [League],” Sanchez told reporters in his native Chile at a charity match in his home town of Tocopilla. […]

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Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath’s triple strike rattles Zimbabwe top-order

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

COLOMBO (AFP): Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath captured three early wickets to rattle Zimbabwe’s top-order after the hosts conceded a 10-run lead on the third day of their one-off Test in Colombo on Sunday. Zimbabwe were left reeling at 23 for four at lunch with Sean Williams unbeaten on one and the visitors leading by […]

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Muguruza stuns Venus to win first Wimbledon title

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

LONDON  (Agencies): Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday’s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. Watched from the Royal […]

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Mohammad Irfan shares news of ‘beautiful addition’ to family

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan tall fast bowler Mohammad Irfan was blessed with a ‘beautiful addition’ to his family in the form of a son, who was born in a local hospital of Lahore on Saturday. Irfan let the world know of this news when he took to Twitter and wrote, “My son, another beautiful addition in […]

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Sarfraz signs up for Yorkshire in England’s T20 Blast

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2017

LAHORE (Online): Sarfraz Ahmed pictured during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed will feature for Yorkshire county in England’s domestic cricket competition NatWest T20 Blast next month. Champions Trophy-winning captain Sarfraz, who was also handed the Test reins a week ago, has signed up to play five matches for Yorkshire Vikings in […]

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