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Nawaz asks supporters to take ‘revenge’ in next elections

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: Former prime minister and president of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif has urged supporters to take revenge by voting for the party in the upcoming general elections. Addressing a party rally here at Company Bagh on Sunday, he said he has not seen a bigger public rally in Sheikhupura, adding […]

Passenger plane crash kills 66 killed in Iran

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk   TEHRAN: As many as 66 people on board were killed after an Iranian passenger plane crashed in southern Isfahan province on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was take off from Tehran airport and missed in Iran after it went disappeared from radar. The plan was en route to Yasug from Tehran. The causes […]

CTD arrests two suspected terrorists in DI Khan

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

F.P. Report DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least two suspected terrorists were arrested in a raid conducted by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan. The operation was taken on the intelligence report in Dera Ismail Khan and the arrested were identified as Ajmal and Jamal. According to CTD, the suspected members of the […]

PPP oppose privatization of PIA, Pakistan Steel Mills

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has warned the PML-N government to stop attempts of privatizing the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) otherwise the PPP will starts protest against it in the country. Earlier, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the privatization plan for both PIA […]

FATF moot begins amid move to put Pakistan on grey-list

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money-laundering watchdog, six days meeting begins today (Sunday) in Paris to review proposals including putting Pakistan on the terror financing list. The FATF is an intergovernmental organization which was founded in 1989 with the aim to maintain grey and black lists for identifying countries, which are […]

No terrorist safe heavens in Pakistan, COAS tells Munich Security Conference

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUNICH: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan defeated Taliban and Al-Qaeda on its land and adding that there is no militant safe heavens exists within Pakistan. COAS Bajwa said this while giving Pakistan’s perspective on global and regional security at Munich Security Conference in Germany on […]

Global

Israeli death penalty advocates win preliminary vote in parliament

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israel’s parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday for legislation that would make it easier for a court to pass a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorism. Israeli military courts – which handle cases involving Palestinians in the occupied West Bank – already have the power to […]

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N Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea reopened a long-closed border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to mock the North’s leader by saying he has a “bigger and more powerful” nuclear button than he does. The North’s decision to open the border phone line came a day after South […]

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Israel okays law hindering changes to status of Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Knesset (Israel’s parliament) has approved second and third readings of a bill that would make it necessary to obtain the approval of 80 of 120 assembly members to change the status of Jerusalem. The two readings were approved late Monday by a vote of 64 to 54 with one MP abstaining. […]

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Palestinians decry Israel’s ‘Unified Jerusalem’ law

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Palestinian Authority spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh on Tuesday described new legislation in Israel — which will make it more difficult to change Jerusalem’s status or boundaries — as the “end of the peace process”. Late Monday, the Knesset (Israel’s parliament) approved a bill making it necessary to obtain the approval of 80 […]

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Four executed in Egypt for 2015 bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: The Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed four people for involvement in a bombing in northern Egypt that left three people dead, according to a local official. The four had been convicted earlier for alleged involvement in a bombing in Egypt’s northern Kafr al-Sheikh province in 2015, one local official, speaking anonymously as […]

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Death toll rises as Iran protests enter sixth day

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: At least 23 people have been killed and more than 500 reportedly detained -since anti-government protests erupted across Iran late last week. According to local media outlets and state officials, four people were killed in Iran’s Lorestan province; two in Khuzestan province; three in Hamadan province; and 14 in Isfahan province, including […]

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Pakistan

Jhagra stresses importance of Co-curricular activities

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engr: Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that extracurricular activities are as important as compulsory education as the institutions of higher learning along with extracurricular activities are expected to be creators, developers and custodians of the national assets in every field of life. He expressed these views as a […]

NAB arrests director Mega Shine Pvt Ltd

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested accused Tariq Mehmood, Director Mega Shine Pvt Ltd Haripur (resident of Rawalpindi) allegedly involved in cheating public at large in different fake business. As per detail, the accused Tariq Mehmood along-with other co-accused persons established and run different fictitious business entities in the name of Mega Shine, Mega […]

MMA wants powers instead of serving Islam: PPP leader

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Pakistan People Party (PPP) provincial president and former minister for finance Humayun Khan has said the Mutahida Majlas e Amal (MMA) was struggling for powers and it has nothing with Islamization in the country. He was addressing the 5th death anniversary of Zahir Shah Khan alias Bhai Jan at Odigram here […]

Work on Peshawar airport almost completed: Director

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The renovation and expansion of Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar has been almost completed. Talking to media, Project Director Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar Kashif Shah said the federal government has spent three billion rupees on renovation and expansion of the airport. The project include installment of five electric lifts, five escalators […]

400 liters of contaminated milk wasted

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkwha Food Safety and Halal Food Authority on Monday sealed eight factories including renowned Rooh Afza unit in Hayatabad Industrial Estate Peshawar. The spokesman said that operations under the supervision of Deputy Director Operation Shahana Shakir the Authority raided Hamdard factory in Hayatabad. The Rooh-Afza unit was sealed over use of […]

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 […]

Afghanistan

Taliban Attack Janekhil District, Clashes Ongoing

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

PAKTIA (Tolo News): Taliban insurgents have again attacked Janekhil district of eastern Paktia province on Tuesday night and clashes with the security forces continue, security source said on Wednesday. The clashes took place after the insurgents attacked security check posts in the district and “reinforcements are needed urgently,” according to the source. Janekhil fell into […]

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President vows to avenge Sar-i-Pul massacre

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday vowed to avenge the massacre of innocent people in the Sayyad district of northern Sar-i-Pul province. Addressing a gathering on Anti-Corruption Drive, the president offered his condolences to the bereaved families and said the enemy of the country once again showed their utter disregard for human life […]

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Mirza Olang displaced families living miserable lives

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): Families from Mirza Olang village in Sar-e-Pul province, who fled to the provincial capital, say they are living lives of misery following clashes in the area. They said they have not received any assistance from the government and non-government organizations and lack access to primary needs of life. Baqer, head of a […]

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‘Corruption impedes Afghan forces’ successes’

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): Corruption in general has hampered successes of the missions of the Afghan security forces in their fight against insurgents, says President Ashraf Ghani. Addressing the first ever conference on the government’s campaign against the endemic corruption in security agencies, Ghani said that no one, including him, will interfere in appointments within security […]

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CIA Chief Visits Kabul As Trump’s Aides Work On Strategy

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

KABUL: The Director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Mike Pompeo, visited Kabul last week, the CEO of the National Unity Government (NUG) Abdullah Abdullah said on Monday at the Council of Ministers meeting. During his visit, Pompeo met with President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah and “reiterated the US commitment to Afghanistan.” “A US […]

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Bamiyan Women Run ‘Art Bazaar’ To Sell Handicrafts

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

KABUL (ToloNews): A group of Bamiyan women has established an Art Bazaar where they display and sell their handicrafts to internal and foreign tourists who visit the province. The women said they established the Art Bazaar five years ago by borrowing an amount of money from a bank and now they have half million AFs […]

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