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Shutter down strike continues in IoK against cancellation of Article 35-A of constitution

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Kashmiris continued its shutter down strike in occupied Kashmir for the second consecutive day against the BJP-led Indian government’s plans to cancel Article 35-A by the use of its judiciary. According to Indian Constitution, Article 35-A grants special rights and privileges to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir and stops non-locals […]

Money laundering case: FIA submits report in Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has submitted report on money laundering case in Supreme Court on Monday. FIA Director General said in a statement that more than 10 political personalities are allegedly involved in fictitious transactions through fake accounts. He said that two main accused of in the money laundering case are former […]

Police arrests 32 suspects in connection with attack on girls school

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report CHILAS: At least 32 suspected persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in attacking the girls’ schools in Chilas and Diamer. Police and other law enforcement agencies have continued crackdown in the area after a list of extremists has been handed over to a grand jirga for further procedure. However, Darail and […]

PML-N to challenge election results in court

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: On the directives of Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to challenge general elections 2018 results in court and formed a legal committee in this regard. The party sources claimed that they have collected the evidence of rigging in 38 constituencies in the recent elections and decided to file a […]

TTP terrorist gunned down in Bannu

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report BANNU: An alleged terrorist of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist was killed during an encounter in Jani Khel area of Bannu on Monday. According to reports, the deceased was identified as Naseeb-ur-Rehman and he opened fire on the security forces during a routine patrol. The sources added that the forces responded with retaliatory fire […]

PTI officially nominates Imran Khan as candidate for PM

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has formally nominated Imran Khan as their candidate for next Prime Minister of Pakistan slot on Monday. According to party sources, the parliamentary meeting of the party which was held at a private hotel in Islamabad, the members have shown confidence over the party’s supermo Imran Khan for slot […]

Global

German Neo-Nazis draw up target lists with 35,000 names

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German far-right groups have drawn up several “enemy lists” containing names and addresses of more than 35,000 people, a parliamentary question revealed on Tuesday. The Interior Ministry said the lists were found in various police investigations and operations against far-right groups in the last seven years. The neo-Nazi group (NSU) gathered addresses […]

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Crimea’s deputy premier lambasts EU’s newly imposed sanctions as ‘shot off the mark’

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk SIMFEROPOL: The Crimean authorities believe that the European Union’s (EU) new restrictions slapped on companies involved in the construction of the Crimean Bridge and roads, are doomed to fail, Deputy Prime Minister of the peninsula’s government Dmitry Polonsky told TASS when commenting on the EU’s decision to expand the sanctions list. “I think […]

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Iran conditions US return to nuclear deal for talks

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN Iranian presidential adviser Hamid Aboutalebi said Tuesday that the U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear deal is a precondition for talks between Washington and Tehran. “Respect for the great nation of Iran, reduction in hostilities, U.S. returning to the nuclear deal… That will open the rocky path of the moment,” Aboutalebi wrote […]

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Iran official denies link to deadly Tajikistan attack

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasimi on Tuesday ruled out any links between the Iranian government and a Sunday attack in Tajikistan that targeted a group of foreign tourists. According to the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), Qasimi condemned Sunday’s terrorist attack, describing allegations that the attackers had been trained in Iran […]

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Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as ‘humiliation’, without value

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Senior Iranian officials on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and “a humiliation” after he acted to reimpose sanctions on Tehran following his withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal. Separately, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Trump’s repudiation of the accord reached in 2015 was “illegal” and […]

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15 dead as gunmen storm Afghan govt building, 11 killed in bus bombing

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

HERAT (AFP): A suicide bomb and gun attack by militants on an Afghan government building in Jalalabad on Tuesday killed at least 15 people, some burned “beyond recognition”, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults on the eastern city. On the other side of the country a roadside bomb apparently intended for security […]

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Pakistan

KP govt to take parliamentary parties on board: Tarakai

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (LG&RD), Shahram Khan Tarakai has assured the opposition that all parliamentary parties of KP Assembly will be taken on board without any injustice. He was responding to the speeches of opposition legislators over provincial budget 2018-19 in KP assembly here Friday. The assembly […]

No test as Sindh appoints doctors for immediate relief

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: The Sindh government to cope with emergent medical situation across the province as decided to not take written test for appointing doctors. According to Chief Minister Sindh’s advisor on Information, Law and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza with a view to provide immediate medical relief across the Sindh the Government of Sindh has decided […]

Buppi vows more facilities to PBM’s school

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Managing Director Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) Aon Abbas Buppi Friday vowed further expanding PBM’s School for Rehabilitation of Child Labour by providing more facilities to the destitute children of especially far flung areas. Talking to teachers of PBM’s School for Rehabilitation of Child Labour, he lauded providing free uniform, books, stationary and monthly […]

PTI introduced a pro-people model of good governance: CM

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the successful “Zarb-e-Azb”, “Radul Fasad” operations and the border fencing with the neighboring country Afghanistan not only reduced the crime graph in the province that also led to the almost uprooting of terrorists and dismantling their chain of command. We are at the […]

Ghani urges UNDP to arrange training prog for MPAs

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly Mushtaq Ghani urged the United Nations’ Development Program (UNDP) to arrange training program for capacity building of Members Provincial Assembly (MPAs) elected from newly merged tribal districts. Talking to UNDP’s Capacity Development Adviser who was called on him here at Speaker Chamber, he told that some 70 […]

PTI retains PK-44 seat after recounting

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Aqibullah Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate from PK-44, Swabi-ii has retained his winning in the recounting here on Friday and lead was further increased, said officials and leaders of the political parties. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) who had issued the notification of some winning candidates but delayed the result of […]

Afghanistan

11 students killed in Kandahar explosion

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 11 students of religious seminary were killed and 16 others were injured including five foreign soldiers in a car bombing in Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Monday. Local officials told that suicide bomber detonated a vehicle full of explosives in Haji Abdullah Khan village of Daman district and according […]

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29 dead, 40 injured in Kabul explosions

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 29 people were killed and 40 others were injured after twin explosion rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on early Monday morning. Dawood Amin, Kabul Police Chief told Afghan media that the first explosion happened at around 8am local time when a suicide bomber traveling on a motorcycle detonated his explosives […]

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MPs condemn Taliban’s offensive ‘Al Khandaq’

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday criticized what the Taliban call their spring offensive “Al Khandaq” which the upper house members termed “as a war against Islam and Muslims” and urged the ulema council to condemn it strongly. Two days back, the Taliban announced the launch of their spring offensive codenamed Al Khandaq. […]

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Mujahidin to name candidate for presidential vote: CEO

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARAKH: Chief Executive Officers Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said mujahidin would nominate their candidate for next year’s presidential election. Abdulla said this while addressing a gathering marking Mujahidin’s 26th Victory Day in Panjsher province. He asked the people to register as voters to be able to exercise voting their right. He said […]

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War displaces hundreds of families in Qilla Zaal

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Clashes between the Afghan forces and Taliban have forced hundreds of families to leave their homes in Qilla Zaal district in Kunduz. Gunfight has intensified in Qilla Zaal district over the past two days. According to local residents, people have left their homes and moved towards the desert between Kunduz and Qilla […]

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Afghan forces recapture Takhar’s Gortepa area

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The Afghan forces recaptured Gortepa area in Takhar’s Khawaja Ghar district from Taliban on Sunday, officials said. The Taliban captured most parts of Gortepa area, Takhar police spokesman Abdul Khalil Aseer told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The Afghan forces retook the entire area from Taliban as a result of military operation early […]

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Business

Stocks rise after US-China confirms trade war ‘on-hold’

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Monday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared the U.S.-China trade war “on hold” following their agreement to suspend the tariff threats that roiled global markets this year. U.S. S&P mini futures ESc1 rose 0.60 percent in Asian trade on Monday. European stocks are expected to follow suit, with […]

Illegal tax benefits: Apple to pay back $15 billion to Irish government

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: It took a couple of years, but Apple  has started to pay back illegal tax benefits to the Irish government. The company has paid $1.77 billion (€1.5 billion) into an escrow account designed to hold the fine. Apple has to pay $15 billion in total (€13 billion). In August 2016, the European Commission said that […]

China agrees to import more goods from US

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC News): China has agreed to buy more US goods and services, reducing the trade imbalance between the two countries and dampening fears of a looming trade war. Washington says the move will “substantially reduce” its $335bn annual trade deficit with Beijing. But it stopped short of saying exactly how big the reduction […]

PEW slated exploitation of masses in Ramazan

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said exploitation of masses through profiteering during the holy month of Ramadan proves the weakness of the government with is not concerned about the plight of the masses. The mechanism to control prices has been made dysfunctional to benefit the business community on the cost […]

Gas consumption witnesses 20% increased

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The consumption of natural and liquefied petroleum gas has witnessed around 20 percent increase during eight months of the current fiscal year (Jul-Feb) as compared to last fiscal year. “During July-Feb, average natural gas consumption stood at about 3,837 million cubic feet per day including 632 MMCFD volume of Re-gassified Liquefied Natural […]

S. Korea’s LG Group chairman dies

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

SEOUL (Reuters): The chairman of LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who helped transform South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a battle with a brain disease. Koo, 73, had been ill for a year, LG Group said in a statement. Koo had been fighting a brain disease and had undergone […]

Sports

Second RMI Media Cricket League: Two more matches decided as United, Pukhtons win

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Ali Sheikh PESHAWAR: Two more matches were decided in the RMI Media Cricket League on Thursday when PPC United and PPC Pukhtons won their respective matches. The tournament has been organized by Peshawar Press Club for the journalists in collaboration with Rehman Medical Institute, Top Up mineral water, Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkwa and Traffic […]

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England, Ireland Test series tough test for Arthur

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: This summer the Sarfraz XI will play one test against Ireland and two against England.  Given the team’s Test performance, the upcoming series if not only going to be a tough test for the Sarfraz XI but also for Mickey Arthur as coach. Under the 49-year-old Arthur, the Pakistan team has performed […]

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Amir Khan will fight Phil Lo Greco on his British homecoming

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: Amir Khan will fight Phil Lo Greco in his long-awaited British comeback. Canadian Lo Greco has been named as the opponent for ‘King Khan’ in his first fight in two years, at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, on April 21. Former world champion Khan will be taking the first step towards getting back […]

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Pakistani wrestler M. Bilal wins bronze medal in 57kg free style wrestling

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

GOLD COAST (APP): A 22-year old promising Muhammad Bilal of Pakistan claimed bronze medal in the Men’s freestyle 57kg wrestling event part of the XXI Gold Coast Commonwealth Games being played at Carrara Sports Arena on Thursday. In Men’s freestyle 57kg wrestling quarter-finals Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal recorded victory against Gary Giordmaina of Malta by 4-1 […]

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Late Ronaldo penalty puts Real Madrid into Champions League semis

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

MADRID (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty to book Real Madrid’s place in the Champions League semifinals after losing the second leg 3-1, but winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate. Juventus had wiped out Real Madrid’s three-goal advantage from the first leg with Mario Mandzukic scoring twice before Blaise Matuidi levelled the tie at […]

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Liverpool beat Manchester City to enter semi-final

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Liverpool reached their first Champions League semi-final for 10 years after coming from behind to win at Manchester City and secure an emphatic 5-1 aggregate win. City made the perfect start as they tried to reel in a 3-0 deficit from the first leg when Raheem Sterling set up Gabriel Jesus for a […]

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