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Edhi claims, authorities refute 65 deaths due to heatstroke in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Faisal Edhi reiterated his claim that 65 people have killed due to heatstroke in Karachi after health authorities and hospitals said those shown as killed by heat waves by Edhi have died to other reasons. At least sixty-four people majority of them were women have died in Karachi due to heatstroke and […]

Funerals of Sabika on Wednesday morning at Hakeem Saeed ground

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Funeral of Sabika Shaikh, Pakistani victim of Texas School shooting, will be held in Hakeem Saeed Ground due to large number of people intend to attend prayers for our deceased daughter, Abdul Jaleel Shaikh, uncle of the foreign exchange student told The Frontier Post. “The funeral prayers will be held in Hakeem […]

16 dead, 38 injured in an exploded car bomb blast at Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  At least 16 people were killed while more than 38 people were injured when car bomb exploded in Kandahar city. Security forces discovered an explosive laden vehicle parked in an inn in the Hazrat Jee Baba area of Kandahar city today’s noon but it detonated before it could be defused, said the […]

Caretaker premier: Nawaz against the name of retired judge or bureaucrat

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif is against the name of retired judge or bureaucrat for the caretaker prime minister. According to party sources, the biggest reason behind the failure of PM Abbasi and Khursheed meeting on caretaker setup is Nawaz’s reluctance in the matter […]

NAB dismisses corruption charges against Najam Sethi

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has dismissed the corruption charges against senior journalist and Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi. The NAB Lahore has announced the verdict in a letter dated May 14 and according to it, the complaint against Najam Sethi has been rejected as Not Fit for Action (NFA) which […]

Indian forces injure four Kashmir girls after locals refuse to attend their Iftar party

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian occupied forces continues its atrocities on the innocent Kashmiris and in the recent incident the occupied forces injured four teenage girls after the Indian forces opened fire on people in Shopian district, for refusing to attend an Iftar party arranged by the army. According to Kashmir media, the brutal incident took […]

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13 students killed, eight injured after train rams school van in India

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: At least thirteen school going children were killed when a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh state of India. The UP police told Indian media that eight children were injured and they were shifted to hospital. Police added the accident took place on Thursday when […]

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Kremlin questions new Iran nuke deal

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia questioned on Wednesday whether it would be possible to repeat earlier work to clinch a new Iran nuclear deal, commenting on U.S. President Donald Trump’s stance on the deal. “We know that the nuclear deal was the meticulous work of a number of countries. Is it possible to repeat that work — […]

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Russia begins production of S-400 system for Turkey

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia has started production of the S-400 air defense system for Turkey, head of the Russian manufacturing company, Ro-soboron export, said on Wednesday. “We have started to execute the contract. We are not talking about the deliveries of S-400, the production of the air defense system has started,” Rosoboronexport General Director Alexandre […]

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Indian ruling party official’s Rohingya tweet slammed

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Human rights activists are demanding action against a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth leader who reportedly admitted to having helped set fire to a Rohingya refugee settlement in southeast Delhi last week. On April 15, a settlement in Madanpur Khadar area was gutted down, leaving more than 200 Rohingya homeless. […]

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Switzerland allowed sarin gas component export to Syria

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: In 2014 a Swiss firm exported to Syria a chemical substance which can be used to produce deadly sarin gas, Swiss media reported on Wednesday. According to public Swiss Radio and Television RTS, a Swiss firm exported five metric tons of the chemical isopropanol to Syria in 2014. In May 2014, the […]

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‘Covert’ effort to get Israelis held in Gaza: Netanyahu

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that he was doing “diplomatic and covert” efforts to get two Israelis held in the Gaza Strip since 2014. This came during a meeting Netanyahu held with the family of an Israeli man the government says is held by Hamas in the Palestinian […]

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Pakistan

6 dead in armed clash between two groups in Charsadda

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2018

F.P. Report CHARSADDA: As many as six people including two women were killed in firing between two armed groups in Rajar area of Charsadda on Sunday. According to details, an altercation between two men identified as Qalander Shah and Sabir Shah led to firing between the groups, resulting in the tragedy. Deputy Superintendent of Police […]

PTI decides to appoint Imran Ismail as Sindh governor

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday decided to appoint Imran Ismail as Sindh governor. The formal approval was given by PTI chairman Imran Khan for Ismail s appointment as Sindh governor. The seat fell vacant after the resignation of former Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair, citing “massive rigging” in the general elections. Zubair had […]

PML-N, PPP leaders discuss political strategy, formation of govt in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A meeting of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was held at the residence of former Punjab CM and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore to discuss future political strategy and formation of government in Punjab. The meeting was attended by senior opposition leaders including Syed Khurshid Shah, […]

Pakistan Navy rescues fishermen from sunken fishing vessel

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Navy on Saturday successfully conducted rescue operation in Karachi Harbour and saved precious human lives onboard fishing vessel “Muhammad Shah Bukhari”. The boat in distress was entering Karachi Harbour when capsized in channel due some technical fault. Upon receipt of information about the distressed fishing vessel, Pakistan Navy promptly launched the […]

ECP forfeits security deposit of 121 candidates

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has withheld security deposits of as many as 121 those candidates who contested elections from Lahore’s 14 constituencies of National Assembly (NA). As per details garnered, the electoral body has taken this decision as these 121 contestants failed in procuring one-fourth of the votes casted in their […]

Dismissed constable involved in Faisalabad fake encounter: police

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: A dismissed constable was among the policemen involved in a fake encounter in Faisalabad that left two students dead earlier this week, confirmed police spokesperson Inspector Amir Waheed. Speaking to media, Inspector Waheed said that Constable Faisal was present at the Ali Town check-post with ASI Javaid. “We will definitely interrogate with […]

Afghanistan

Nine militants killed in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

KABUL (ANI): At least nine militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have been killed during the ongoing Hamza operations in Afghan’s eastern Nangarhar province. “The Hamza operations are underway in the restive parts of Nangarhar province in a bid to eliminate the ISIS militants and insurgents belonging to the other terrorist groups,” […]

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Balkh political issue to be solved within the limits of constitution says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan President Asharf Ghani has said that political issue of Balkh will be solved within the limits of constitution of the country. President Ghani said this while talking to elders and residents of northern Balkh province in presidential palace. He added that the Balkh political issue has been taken as per the […]

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50 Taliban reported killed in operation

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Kandahar police on Thursday claimed 50 Taliban gunmen were killed during operations in Maiwand and Panjwayee districts. The Afghan defense, however, put the Taliban death toll at 20. The personnel of special units of National Directorate of Security (NDS) engaged Taliban groups in Band-e-Taimour area of Maiwand district and bordering Reg area […]

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CPAG: 592 dead, injured in insurgency incidents

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as 228 people were killed and 364 more wounded in hostile attacks in Afghanistan in the first month of the current year, CPAG reported. According to Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG), the January 2018 proved to be the deadliest and bloodiest month for the residents of Kabul province in which […]

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2017 budget ranked most transparent

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan’s 2017 budget has been ranked second most transparent budget in the region this year, following Nepal and rendered the score of 49 out of 100, higher than the global average score of 42 by the Open Budget Survey 2017. Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi on Wednesday participated in Open Budget Index launch […]

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Committed to serve Afghans despite traumatic 2017: ICRC

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reaffirmed its commitment to serving the people of Afghanistan in future despite going through a traumatic 2017. Monica Zanarelli, head of ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, told Afghan media in an exclusive interview that the committee would deal with situation in 2018 differently because […]

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Business

UK: May rejects customs union for Northern Ireland

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A draft withdrawal agreement published by the EU “would undermine the UK common market, if implemented,” British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “It would threaten the constitutional integrity of the UK by creating a customs and regulatory border down the Irish Sea,” she said, speaking at a weekly question session in […]

Moody’s revises up Turkey’s growth forecasts

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The international credit rating agency, Moody’s, on Tuesday revised Turkey’s growth forecasts, projecting that it would go up from 3.2 percent to 4 percent in 2018 and from 3.3 percent to 3.5 percent in 2019. “We have raised our growth forecasts for Turkey to 4 percent in 2018 and 3.5 percent in […]

SECP organizes two sessions

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday organized two sessions with the contributors under ease of doing business reforms agenda at Company Registration Offices in Lahore and Karachi. The purpose of these sessions was to engage with the contributors and end-users of the services being provided by the SECP […]

Turkey to export military vehicle remote control system

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: A Turkish defense company, Best Grup, is set to export its military vehicle’s remote control systems to the US and the UAE in the near future, an executive of the company said. Ankara-based company’s deputy General Manager Ozgur Derebasi told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that the company’s armored wheeled loader Tosun, used […]

Enhancing trade ties with Islamic countries urged

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Chairman Council of OIC Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Haji Naseem ur Rehman stressed the need for enhancing bilateral economic ties and trade relations between brotherly Islamic countries. While chairing the first meeting of FPCCI OIC Council Haji Naseem ur Rehman said that soon in Pakistan Islamic trade […]

Ryanair to axe Glasgow airport base

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Ryanair is to close its base at Glasgow Airport, warning that 300 jobs could go as a result. The airline, which also operates out of Prestwick, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, will cut the number of routes out of Glasgow from 23 to just three. Chief commercial officer David O’Brien blamed the change on […]

Sports

It was good to be in Pakistan, says World XI captain Weusthof

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: World XI hockey team captain Roderick Weusthof expressed his happiness for saying yes to the visit to Pakistan for the two-match series, which the visitors won 1-0 after a 3-3 draw on Sunday. The Dutch international, while talking to media in National Hockey Stadium, Lahore, said that he enjoyed everything about the […]

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Federer joins stuttering Kerber in quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Ice-cool Roger Federer roared into an Australian Open quarter-final with Tomas Berdych Monday as former champion Angelique Kerber stuttered into an enticing clash with Madison Keys. The defending champion swatted aside one-time training partner Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to make the last eight for an incredible 14th time. The Swiss […]

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Not giving up on youngsters: Arthur

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTOG: Although “incredibly frustrated” at the back-to-back losses in New Zealand, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur is not giving up on his young side. “Very frustrating, very hard to understand [why we are continuing to lose] despite all our hard work, but I’m not giving up on this young unit”. Arthur said during […]

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New Zealand thrash Pakistan in 1st T20

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: Pakistan continuing to show poor performance in the New Zealand as it’s batting again collapse and the Black caps easily win the first T20I in Wellington on Monday. After winning the toss New Zealand invited the green shirt to bat first and the both opener were departed early and soon after the […]

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Pakistan junior hockey team holds World XI to a 3-3 draw

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan junior hockey team hit back twice to hold fancied World XI to a 3-3 draw in the second and last match of the series here on Sunday at the National Hockey Stadium. For the entertainment of a handful holiday crowd, the green shirts roared back with determination to first level at […]

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Nadal fights off gutsy Schwartzman to reach quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Spain’s Rafael Nadal fought off tenacious Argentine Diego Schwartzman to win through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday, ensuring he remains world number one after the tournament ends. Nadal was taken to four gruelling sets in almost four hours before winning 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-3 on Rod Laver […]

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