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Chief of Peace committee killed in Bajaur IED blast

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief of a local peace committee and prominent tribal elder was killed in an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) explosion on Friday morning in area of Bajaur Agency. Political administration of Bajaur Agency confirmed that the tribal elder identified as Malik Abdul Rahman was on his way to Khar and at Gatt Agra […]

Senate election: ECP approves 23 nomination papers for FATA general seats

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has approved 23 nomination papers from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) for the senate election on general seats. ECP officials added that four nomination papers of candidates were rejected. Some of the candidates whose nominations paper were approved are including Sajid Hussain Turi, Hidayat Ullah, Shamim Afridi, […]

Pak Army kills five Indian soldiers in retaliation along LoC

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that Pakistan Army on Thursday killed five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tatta Pani sector. ISPR added that the army retaliated after Indian forces opened fire on a school van earlier on Thursday and martyred its driver. Pakistan Army also destroyed Indian […]

Axact degree scandal: IHC removes judge for receiving bribe to acquit Shoaib Sheikh

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court dismissed an additional district and sessions judge from service for receiving Rs5 million for acquitting Shoaib Sheikh in Axact fake degree scandal case. Registrar IHC, Raja Jawad Hassan Abbas on Thursday issued the notification of Pervaiz-ul-Qadir Memon’s removal as additional district and sessions judge. The hearing over the […]

Pakistan shows concern over its placing on FATF list

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has serious concerns regarding motion with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for placing Pakistan on a watch list, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal Thursday said. During his weekly media briefing here, he said FATF is an international body that sets standards relating to combating of money laundering and terrorist […]

CJP says won’t accept crook as political party head

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday stated that “if a disqualified person can become a party head then he will make parliamentarian do things that he can’t do himself “and prayed to God that “don’t let it happen”. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar comprising […]

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Sushma Swaraj rules out possibility of Pakistan-India cricket series

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP) The Indian government once again backed out of playing cricket series against Pakistan saying no cricket is to be played between the two nations even at neutral venues for the time being in view of the present state of relations. According to a Times of India report, Minister of External Affairs Sushma […]

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Ten dead in overnight Iran unrest as Rouhani strikes defiant note

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Ten people were killed overnight in the worst violence yet seen in Iran’s protests, local media reported on Monday, while President Hassan Rouhani said the Iranian people would respond to “rioters and lawbreakers”. Six people were killed in the western town of Tuyserkan after shots were fired, state television reported, while a local […]

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Chinese company to build PV plant in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

BEIJING (APP): A Chinese power engineering company has signed an engineering, procurement and construction services contract for a 100 megawatt photovoltaic power project with a Pakistan-based energy company. The project signed between PowerChina Guizhou Engineering Corporation and Enertech last week marked the first photovoltaic power facility in Quetta, the fourth-largest city in Pakistan and the […]

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Kim Jong Un claims he has ‘nuclear button’ on his desk

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

PYONGYANG (AFP): North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year’s Day address that the rogue nation’s nuclear capabilities are “reality,” not mere threats and he said he even had a nuclear button on his desk to prove it. “The U.S. should know that the button for nuclear weapons is on my table,” […]

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Over 90,000 visitors attend flag raising ceremony in Beijing

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): The biggest event of the new year in China was the flag-raising ceremony. A group of soldiers from People’s Liberation Army raised the national flag at the heart of Beijing Tian’anmen square on Monday. Early in the morning about 7:30 ninety-six PLA honour guards appeared from the main gate of Tian’anmen led by […]

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Turkish president slams US plan to cut UN funding

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized the U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to cut funding of the United Nations. “The U.S. will apparently withdraw its [financial] support on the UN. I think you said you are a democrat, you believed in democracy. In this case, you are a democrat if everything […]

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Women vending is lifeline for hundreds

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  Women vending is lifeline for hundreds in city, it is an important activity for unemployed, helpless and less educated sector. It is source of employment and income for many women. The trend of women vending has increased in recent couple of years, which benefits the woman herself , her family and to […]

PM visits Lahore’s Services Hospital to inquire Ahsan Iqbal’s health

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday visited Lahore’s Services Hospital to inquire health of Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, reported Dunya News. PM was accompanied by the Federal Defense Minster Khurram Dastagir. It is worth here to mention that Ahsan Iqbal was shot in the arm when he was attending a corner […]

Pakistan, China time-tested friends Jhagra

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the Pakistan and China are time tested friends who always supported each other and we weigh it on the basis of sincerity, commitment and trust and also feel proud over it. He expressed these views while addressing as the chief guest at […]

Three shot dead in separate incidents in North Waziristan

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Three people were shot dead in separate incidents in North Waziristan Agency between Saturday and Sunday. According to the political administration, a man identified as Aziz-ur-Rehman was shot dead near his house in Miranshah on Sunday. The other two incidents happened Saturday night in which a teacher was shot dead in his […]

Nawaz’s remarks being twisted out of context, says Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P. Report MIRPUR KHAS: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif said on Sunday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s interview was twisted out of context by his political opponents. Nawaz, in a recent interview to a news outlet, had said, “Militant organisations are active. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the […]

Poet Faiz’s daughter not given permission to participate’ in India conference

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

F.P.Report LAHORE: The daughter of famous Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz returned home after she was not giving permission to participate in a summit in India. Moneeza Hashmi, 72, was stopped from participating in 15th Asia Media Summit in Delhi, and was told that the hotel where she was to stay did not have a […]

Afghanistan

NDS Seizes Over 16,000 Kgs of Bomb-Making Material

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has seized 16,500 kilograms of ammonium nitrate hidden in a long truck from the PD9 of the Kabul city. The truck had entered the country from across the Durand Line – the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan – and then was taken to Kabul […]

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Kabul Hosts 13th Round Of National Level Karate Competition

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (ToloNews): More than 400 athletes from 17 provinces are taking part in a national level karate competition which started on Saturday to select the best athletes for the national teams. The athletes are from different weight and age categories. “We have an event in Kazakhstan within the next three months. It is an international […]

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Suicide attack: six NATO soldiers killed

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

KABUL( KhaamaPress): A suicide bomber targeted the convoy of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Kabul province late on Thursday evening. At least one NATO soldier lost his life in the attack and six others including five NATO soldiers and one of their interpreters were wounded. “One Resolute Support Soldier was killed and six personnel […]

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Afghan forces repel Taliban attacks in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

HELMAND (Aljazeera): The Afghan security forces have repelled multiple attacks by the Taliban in the southern Helmand province, in a battle that last for hours, local media reported. Early on Friday, Taliban gunmen were pushed back after 12 hours of clashes with the security forces when the group’s fighters attacked a local market in the […]

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Those shouting today are in fear of the loss of their personal interests: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

KABUL (KhaamaPress): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said those who are shouting today are in fearing of losing their personal interests, mainly from the imports of the resources. The President was apparently gesturing towards the growing criticism he has been facing, mainly from the political circles opposing the circumstances involved in his presidency. He was […]

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US Accuses Iran of Destabilizing Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Tillerson said Washington was working with its allies in the region to minimize Iran’s efforts to destabilize certain countries including Afghanistan. He also said that the US was working with its allies in the region to curb what he described as Iran’s expansionist efforts to destabilize areas such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. “We […]

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