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Nawaz’s name not mentioned in documents, Haris tells Court

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris Friday remarked that prosecution has failed to establish its case against former prime minister as his client’s name was not mentioned in documents submitted by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Avenfield property reference. Only an affidavit of Sherry Naqvi was related to Avenfield property amongst a […]

Ayaz Sadiq demands removal of NA-129 RO for biasness towards PTI candidate

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former speaker of the National Assembly and candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML) for NA-129 constituency of Lahore, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, has demanded the removal of Returning Officer (RO) Ghulam Murtaza Uppal of NA-129 for his alleged biasness towards Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Former speaker Ayaz Sadiq wrote a letter to the chief […]

NA-53: Former premier Abbasi challenges rejection of nomination papers

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi challenged the returning officer (RO) decision of rejecting his nomination papers for NA-53 Islamabad constituency. Earlier on Tuesday, Returning Officer (RO) dismissed the nomination papers of Shahid Khaqan as the former premier failed to mention the development work […]

Musharraf has quit APML leadership, informs Dr Amjad

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: General (R) Pervez Musharraf has resigned from his party, All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the party’s general secretary Dr Amjad announced here on Friday. Addressing news conference at Karachi Press Club, the APML general secretary said that the decision was made because the former military dictator was unable to run the party […]

Pakistan to hunt ‘All’ TTP militants sans distinction of good or bad: FO says

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Pakistan does not discriminate between good or bad Taliban and would continue to hunt ‘all’ TTP (Tehreek-e-Taliban) militants, Foreign Office said Thursday. “Pakistan will continue to hunt ‘all’ the TTP persons, if need be,” Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal said when asked to clarify whether the chase would limit to […]

Those responsible for hike in petroleum prices to be held accountable, says CJP

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday said that all those responsible for increase in prices of the petroleum will be held accountable. These remarks he passed while hearing a case regarding petroleum prices and imposition of additional taxes here at the apex court’s Karachi registry. Deputy Managing Director of […]

Global

‘NATO won’t help Israel in case of attack by Iran’

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Since Israel is a partner, and not a member of the military bloc, NATO is not ready to give any security guarantees to the Jewish state amid tensions in the Middle East. NATO won’t defend Israel in case of an attack by Iran, the alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has told the […]

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Israeli air strikes hit various locations across Gaza

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

GAZA (Reuters): Israeli aircraft pounded over a dozen militant targets in Gaza, the army said Sunday, after Palestinian projectile fire shattered a ceasefire reached just days ago after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war. The latest escalation came hours after thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of a young female volunteer medic killed by […]

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UK: Home secretary denies Tory Islamophobia problem

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain’s home secretary on Sunday denied the Conservative Party has an Islamophobia problem, also attempting to question whether a Muslim group which raised the issue has standing to do so. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr, the secretary referred to his family’s Pakistani Muslim background, saying: “Let’s just look at who the […]

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US launch war games on NATO’s eastern flank

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

WARSAW (AFP): Some 18,000 troops from 19 mostly NATO countries begin annual US-led military exercises in Poland and the Baltic states on Sunday to boost combat readiness on the alliance’s eastern flank as it faces an increasingly assertive Russia. The eighth Saber Strike manoeuvres, which will run until June 15, come after it was revealed […]

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Minute’s silence for London Bridge terror attack victims

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Sadiq Khan and Theresa May were among the hundreds who gathered for a first anniversary memorial service to honor those killed in the London Bridge attack. Politicians, emergency service workers and bereaved relatives filled out Southwark Cathedral on Sunday afternoon, with several emotional speeches heard before families of the victims were invited […]

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Trump ‘could pardon himself over Russia but won’t’, says Giuliani

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Donald Trump probably has the power to pardon himself in the Russia collusion affair but does not intend to do so, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani says. A special counsel is investigating Russia’s role in the 2016 election, and whether Mr Trump obstructed justice. The question of self-pardon arose after the New York […]

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Pakistan

PPP submits resolution against Kala Bagh Dam

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh ruling Pakistan People’s Party has submitted resolution condemning the “announcement from certain quarters about the construction of Kala Bagh Dam”. “The Assembly of Sindh expresses grave concern over the announcement from certain quarters of Punjab about the construction of Kala Bagh Dam and also emphasizing that it is a part […]

Abid Boxer granted interim bail again until Sep 29

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The session court of Lahore, on Monday, again extended the interim bail of former police inspector Abid Boxer until September 29. The court directed the investigation authorities to submit complete record of all cases against the infamous former inspector in the next hearing. The investigation team was further instructed by the court […]

PM’s visit to Saudi Arabia, UAE from 18-19 September: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister will undertake a State visit to Saudi Arabia from 18-19 September on the invitation of His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince His Royal Highness Mohammad Bin Salman. According to a Foreign office statement Monday, the Prime Minister will be accompanied by Foreign Minister, Minister for Finance […]

Mushrraf donates Rs15m to Pakistan dams fund

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Former military dictator and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman General (r) Pervez Musharraf has announced to donate Rs15 million into the dams fund. The announcement was made on the official twitter handle of the APML. In 2006, General (r) Pervez Musharraf laid the foundation and performed the ground-breaking of $6.5 billion […]

Aamir Khan claims Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis to be given to MQM-P

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Aamir Khan on Monday claimed his party will be given the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis. Speaking to journalists informally outside the Sindh High Court today, Khan revealed the news while adding that MQM-P will name Syed Aminul Haque as its candidate for Minister of Overseas […]

MNA Ali Muhammad Khan takes oath as minister of state for parliamentary affairs

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly (MNA) Ali Muhammad Khan took oath as minister of state for parliamentary affairs on Monday. President Arif Alvi took oath from the PTI’s Ali Muhammad Khan in a ceremony held at President House. After taking the oath, Ali Muhammad wrote on his twitter that “Thank you PM Imran Khan […]

Afghanistan

24 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | March 10, 2018

LASHKAR GAH (Reuters): As many as 24 Afghan soldiers and members of the special forces have been killed in fighting in the western province of Farah, local officials said on Saturday. Taliban fighters attacked troops assembled to prepare an attack in Bala Buluk district in the night, setting off a fierce battle, officials said. Defence […]

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Seven Dead, 22 injured in Kabul suicide attak

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least seven people were killed and 22 others were injured in a suicide blast in Kabul on Friday. Spokesman of Afghan Interior Ministry told Afghan media that suicide attack was carried out close to a ceremony on death anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari, leader of the Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan. […]

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16 Security personnel killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAKHAR: The local officials confirmed that at least 16 security personnel were killed in Khwaja Ghar district in Takhar province after Taliban militants attacked security check posts. The officials added that the 10 Afghan soldiers and six policemen were among the deceased. According to Afghan media outlet, Taliban group claimed the responsibility of […]

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ICC WC Qualifiers: Hong Kong defeats Afghanistan by 30 runs

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan Cricket team continuous their bad and faced humiliating defeat from the Hong Kong on Thursday during the ICC World Cup qualifiers match by 30 runs. It was the third consecutive loss of the Afghan team in ICC World Cup Qualifiers which follow losses against Scotland and Zimbabwe. The Afghan team won […]

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Legitimate use of force depends on defense forces: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani has said the Afghan security and defense force is professional force and the legitimate use of power depends on these forces. The president said this while addressing “Nasrat-97 operation” conference of ANA corps commanders here on Thursday. A press release issued by Presidential Palace said the security officials […]

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Work begins on Nangarhar women’s business market

By The Frontier Post | March 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The governor’s house and the department of women’s affairs in eastern Nangarhar province jointly performed the groundbreaking ceremony for a new women’s business market in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital. A statement from the governor’s house said currently around 85, 00 women were busy doing businesses, gardening, jobs and making handcrafts but […]

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Business

Facebook CEO terms Pakistan’s coming election important

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers in US Congress for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. During his testimony […]

Pak, China ink MoU on gas pipeline

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Li Yanming, Vice President of Power China Limited witnessed signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Inter-State Gas Systems (ISGS) of Pakistan and Power China for laying of North-South Gas Pipeline at Sanya (China) on Monday. “The pipeline would serve as a secure and continuous supply […]

Turkish Airlines, Star Alliance mark ten years

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s national flag carrier on Monday celebrated the 10th anniversary of joining the Star Alliance network at its headquarters on Monday. “Turkish Airlines was welcomed as the 20th Star Alliance member airline in April, 2008,” the company said. “When Turkish Airlines joined Star Alliance network in 2008, it was adding 31 destinations to […]

Turkey’s benchmark stock index down at close

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended Monday down 1.38 percent to close at 113,156.08 points with a trade volume of 7 billion Turkish liras. Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index fell 1,581.46 points from Friday’s close of 114,737.54 points, while it opened Monday at 115,425.57 points. The USD/TRY exchange rate stood at 4.0620 as of […]

Lufthansa cancels flights amid strike call

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany’s leading airline Lufthansa cancelled more than 800 flights scheduled for Tuesday as public-sector workers announced strikes at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen airports. In a statement released on Monday, the airline said it had to cancel half of a total of 1,600 flights scheduled for Tuesday, affecting about 90,000 passengers. The Verdi […]

French rail strike cost nearly €100m so far

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

PARIS (AA): The head of French railway operator SNCF said Monday that the ongoing strike by staff has cost the firm nearly €100 million ($123 million) so far. The rolling strikes, which started on April 3, are set to disrupt traffic two days a week until June 28, making a total of 36 days of […]

Sports

Panama firm pleads guilty in FIFA corruption scandal

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: A Panamanian company importing and exporting football outfits pleaded guilty on Wednesday in New York to bribing the former president of Costa Rica’s football federation in another case in the expanding FIFA corruption scandal. Mimo International Imports and Exports admitted fraud for having illicitly paid $500,000 to Eduardo Li, the ex-head […]

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Lahore Qalandars hoping for Lynn to be fit for last few PSL games

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The Lahore Qalandars management has decided against opting for an immediate replacement of Australian batsman Chris Lynn, with hopes he may get fit in time to play the last leg of Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches. An official of PSL, on condition of anonymity, confirmed that they are still waiting on Lynn’s […]

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Three matches decided in Aibak Polo Cup

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Newage/BJJ Pipes, Army and Barry’s carved out contrastive victories in the Huaneng Shandong Ruyi Aibak Polo Cup 2018 matches played here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Wednesday. The first encounter of the day was contested between Newage/BBJ Pipes and Master Paints Black, which was won by the former with […]

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Real Madrid come back to win at Leganes after surviving early scare

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LA LIGA: Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty clincher as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes and ease themselves into third place in La Liga. But it was holding midfielder Casemiro who shone after being handed a more progressive role in the absence of several of Zinédine Zidane’s big-name […]

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Nation excited for PSL, Karachi final: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The nation is looking forward to the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and the final of the league in Karachi is a big achievement of the officials, said by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR said this while sharing his views on the twitter on Thursday. […]

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Japan beat Pakistan to win hockey tournament

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Japan defeated Pakistan 3-2 in an interesting final to win the three-nation hockey tournament at Muscat’s Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Wednesday. Two thousand capacity stadium was jam packed mostly with the Pakistani expats and fast up and down game was witnessed, said the information made available by the Pakistan Hockey Federation. […]

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