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General election 2018: PML-N has foreseen defeat before announcement, says’ Asad Umar  

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Asad Umar has claimed that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) were aware regarding their defeat in the general election before the announcement of the results. This he said while addressing to press conference in Islamabad. He said that PML-N was contesting the polls and this time […]

RTS failure causes delay in election results: ECP

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan, Secretary, Babar Yaqoob has confirmed that the results of the General Election 2018 have been delayed due to a technical fault. Babar Yaqoob said this while speaking to media on early Thursday morning. He rejected all the rumors of wicked conspiracy which causes the delay of election […]

Bilawal shows concerns over delay of election results

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has showed reservations over the delay in results of General Election 2018. Bilawal showed his concerns on the twitter. Bilawal wrote that he haven’t received official results from any constituency I am contesting myself. PPP Chairman said that his party’s candidates were complaining that […]

Fazl to summon APC over rigged election results

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) Maulana Fazl-u-Rehman has showed his concerns over the alleged rigging in the polls and decided to summon an All Parties Conference soon. Fazl-u-Rehman said this while talking to private news channel that the results of rigged elections are not unacceptable. MMA chief comments followed similar allegations by […]

Imran sees early projected lead in election

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan was locked in a close and tense election race on Wednesday, pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a process marred by a suicide bomb that killed 31 people near a polling station. Neither Khan nor Sharif’s party appeared likely to win a […]

PML-N rejects election results

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Levelling allegations of rigging, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has announced that his party did not accept results of the general elections 2018. Expressed dismay over not extending time for polling, he said he had never seen in his life such a dreadful situation. “Result for no National Assembly seat […]

Global

Khamenei calls for govt to be backed in face of US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America’s “conspiracy” could be defeated, according to his official website. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used a speech to members of Rouhani’s cabinet to call for support for the government and […]

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May warns: Back me or risk ‘no Brexit at all’

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc. “My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to […]

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US, North Korea hold military talks after delay

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: The United States-led UN Command (UNC) opened general-level talks with North Korea for the first time in nearly a decade Sunday, three days after the North postponed their scheduled meeting to discuss the return of Korean War remains. Thursday’s delay was widely reported as a snub by North Korea, which has already […]

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President Assad: Syria ready for political peace

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

DAMASCUS (IRNA): Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that elimination of terrorism in most of the Syrian territories has set the ground for political solution to end the war on Syria. What impedes peace in Syria are the policies and preconditions set by supporters of terrorism impedes the peace, he said in a meeting with […]

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Blast kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk GAZA CITY: Two people were killed in an explosion in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said a third Palestinian was seriously injured in the blast that took place in Gaza City. The cause of the blast remains unknown. The explosion […]

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Xi sends condolences to Mamnoon over attack

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

BEIJING (Xinhua): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a message of condolences to his Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain over a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan. In his message, Xi expressed deep condolences to the victims and conveyed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved families and the injured. Terrorism is a universal enemy of humanity, Xi […]

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Pakistan

By-polls: Army personnel to take control of polling stations today

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Army personnel will take control of the polling stations today before the by-elections, which are scheduled to be held on October 14. ECP spokesperson told media that the decision was taken to deploy the army under Article 220 and 245 of the Constitution. The security personnel will perform duties inside and outside […]

Police arrest husbands of murdered sisters in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Police arrested husbands of two murdered sisters on Friday in Faisalabad. According to local news channel reports, the police told that important evidence including fingerprints of the suspects has been collected from the crime scene. Earlier on Thursday, some unidentified persons entered a house in Ameen Park area in the jurisdiction of […]

President stresses role in ‘Clean, Green Pakistan’ drive

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi asked leaders of all political parties and chief ministers to play an active role in the “Clean and Green Pakistan” drive for a healthy environment for the people; safe disposal of solid and liquid waste, sanitation and hygiene. He in his letter asked the top leadership of all […]

Peaceful environment of house necessary for enactment: Asad

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The Central Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhary called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in the Parliament House. The matters pertaining to overall political and economic situation in the country were discussed.The Speaker said that people have lot of expectations from the present Parliament and he was tried to […]

Narcotics dens cause surge in street crime

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: City Police Chief, Dr Amir Ahmed Shaikh has instructed Zonal police chief of all three operational Zones of Karachi to initiate crackdown against the narcotics dens, which are causing surge in the street crimes. In the his letter subject, “Narcotics Dens” Shaikh writes; “It is brought to your kind notice that narcotics […]

Merit based education vital for positive change in society: Governor

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Shah Farman here Thursday said students were the precious assets of the nation and educational system based on transparency and merit can bring positive change in society. This, he said, while addressing a scholarships awarding ceremony of Edwards College here at Governor House. Beside others, Mr. Humphrey Sarfaraz […]

Afghanistan

Taliban killed 11 personnel of public uprising forces

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk SARI PUL: At least 11 members of public uprising forces were killed in a Taliban attack in northern Sari Pul province of Afghanistan. A member of the provincial council Mohammad Noor Rahmani told Afghan media that the Taliban militants attacked the security post belonging to the public uprising forces in Sang Charak district. […]

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Ghani orders territorial army to be mobilized

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Sunday said based on a presidential decree, the Afghan territorial army will soon be mobilized to help maintain security in insecure areas across the country. Establishing a territorial army was first suggested by the Pentagon. The plan is for local residents in insecure areas to be […]

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NATO respects Afghan voters’ electoral choices

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: US and NATO forces top commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Nicholson has said the western military alliance respects electoral choices of the Afghan voters and politicians. Gen. Nicholson wrote on his social media account that NATO respected Afghan politicians and electoral choices of the Afghans. “We respect Afghan political processes, evolution, Afghan […]

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Govt’s laxity hurts more than my disability’

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Hussain, a former Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier who lost both of his legs in a roadside bombing, is disappointed and complains the government has ignored him. A resident of Neili city, the capital of central Daikundi province, Hussain had served for 10 years in the Afghan army as a soldier in […]

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Taliban ban telecom services in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Private telecommunication companies have suspended services in southern Helmand province for an indefinite period in compliance with orders from the Taliban, an official said Sunday. Omaidullah Zaheer, head of the Information and Telecommunication Department (ICD), told reporters in Lashkargah, the provincial capital, that the telecommunication companies had stopped functioning since Saturday 5:00pm. […]

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Nangarhar doctors say daily threatened, extorted

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Doctors in eastern Nangarhar province say they daily received threats of kidnapping from unknown callers who demand money. Physicians Defense Association (PDA) in Nangarhar said on Sunday that at least two doctors were threatened on a daily basis and even attacked in some cases. Recently, one doctor was killed and four other […]

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Business

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear creates problems for European planemakers

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS (Reuters:  America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord signals the collapse of $38 billion in plane deals between Tehran and Western companies and leaves Airbus facing greater risks than arch-rival Boeing, according to people involved in the deals. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday he was pulling his country out of the […]

Vodafone to buy global Liberty assets to strengthen European presence

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

LONDON (Reuters):  Vodafone (VOD.L) has agreed to pay $21.8 billion to buy Liberty Global’s (LBTYA.O) assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania to take on rivals with a broader offer of superfast cable TV, broadband and mobile. The world’s second-largest mobile operator had held repeated talks with John Malone’s Liberty in recent years […]

Oil prices climbs after US squashes Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose more than 2 per cent on Wednesday, with Brent hitting a 3-1/2-year high, after U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned a nuclear deal with Iran, likely curbing the OPEC member’s crude exports in an already tight market. Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international nuclear deal with […]

Investors turn wary after Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal  

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANILA: London copper edged higher on Wednesday after sliding more than 1 per cent in the previous session, but the gains were capped with investors cautious after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran. US President Donald Trump said he would reimpose US economic sanctions on Iran to […]

BT cotton varieties must be sown till May 31

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Cotton growers advised to complete the sowing of BT varieties at the earliest and maximum by May 31. A spokesman for the Punjab Agriculture Department said here Tuesday that BT cotton varieties include FH-142, IUB-13, MNH-988, CIM-600, IM-598, AGC-999, AGC-777, MNH886, VH305, VH259, Nayyab 878, Sitara 11, BH-178, CIM 602, FH LALAZAR, […]

Pakistan homemade furniture market has a huge opportunity

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq Tuesday said Pakistan local handmade traditional and world class furniture market, which is expected to grow in worth to over 10 billion dollars over a decade has a huge opportunity for furniture exporters across Asia. Briefing a meeting of board of directors after […]

Sports

Stephens, Azarenka to face off in Miami semis

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk Miami: American Sloane Stephens needed just over an hour to cruise past Germany’s former world number one Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals for her first time on Tuesday. The U.S. Open champion fired her 22nd winner on match point to dispatch the 10th-seeded Kerber and set up a […]

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Afghanistan team received heroes’ welcome

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan’s cricket team received a heroes’ homecoming in Kabul on Tuesday after qualifying for the 2019 World Cup. After touching down in the Afghan capital, captain Asghar Stanikzai warned that his minnows were ready to cause some shocks in the 50-over global showpiece in England next year. “The other teams should understand […]

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First Wazir Gul National Junior Squash Championship begins

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The first edition of the Wazir Gul National Junior Squash Championship got under way here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Wednesday. Inspector General of Frontier Constabulary Liaqat Ali Khan was the chief guest on this occasion who formally inaugurated the Championship in which a total of 110 players are taking […]

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Javeria’s record fifty helps Pakistan clinch thriller

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk Colombo: Pakistan women maintained their all-win record on tour in Sri Lanka – they swept the ODIs 3-0 – but endured a fair few nerves en route a chase they looked set to kill very easily in Colombo. Cruising at 89 for 3 in 12 overs chasing 130, they lost six for 38 […]

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Isco nets hat-trick as Spain hit Argentina for six

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Spain blew Argentina away on Tuesday but coach Julen Lopetegui insists they can take nothing for granted at this summer’s World Cup. A 6-1 demolition, which included an Isco hat-trick at the Wanda Metropolitano, underlined Spain’s credentials as one of the tournament favourites in Russia, while exposing Argentina, who were without the […]

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John Isner upsets Marin Cilic

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk Miami: Germany’s Alexander Zverev beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios to reach the quarter-finals of the Miami Open. Kyrgios, 22, had progressed to the semi-finals of the tournament for the last two years but lost 6-4 6-4 against the world number five. The Australian, who traded social media insults with Spain’s Fernando Verdasco this week, […]

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