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SC summons 10-years income tax return records of Qasmi

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday summoned the record of last 10 years income tax returns filed by former Managing Director (MD) of state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) Ataul Haq Qasmi. These directives were issued by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar while hearing a suo motu case of Qasmi’s appointment as MD […]

India, Pakistan talks urged to resolve Kashmir dispute

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2018

Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Monday called for dialogue between India and Pakistan, and blamed the Indian media for creating an atmosphere of mistrust and war. Speaking at the Jammu an-d Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mufti said: “Dialogue with Pakistan is necessary if we are to end the bloodshed. “I […]

MQM-P registered under Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui’s name, claims Bahadurabad group

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI : With Farooq Sattar ousted from Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui of the Bahadurabad faction has emerged as the party’s new convener. The faction claimed that MQM-P is registered under the name of Siddiqui who will preside over the Rabita Committee meetings from now on. The party members also told […]

SC dismisses petition seeking PM Abbasi disqualification

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed on Monday a petition filed by Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed, seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi over alleged corruption in the award of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, heard […]

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia complete first phase of joint naval exercise

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The first phase of Joint Naval Exercise Naseem Al Bahar XI being conducted at Port Al Jubail, KSA between Pakistan Navy (PN) and Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) has concluded. The first phase of exercise comprised of a series of harbour activities to provide synergy in different domains of naval operations. It […]

FIA summons ten politicians in MQM founder’s money laundering probe

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned Dr Sagheer among ten senior members of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in a notification issued on Monday in what comes as an important development in money laundering probe against MQM founder. MQM founder who has been living in self-imposed exile in London since 1992 is facing […]

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Macron presses Saudi to lift Yemen blockade

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called for a “complete lifting” of a blockade on Yemen in a telephone call with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on December 24, Reuters quoted an Elysee source as saying on Wednesday. “The president expressed his strong concerns about the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen and called on the Saudi […]

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Turkey purchases four Russian S-400 for $2.5bn

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: National Defense Minister of Turkey Nurettin Canikli on Wednesday confirmed an earlier statement by the head of Russia’s state defense corporation Rostec that the S-400 deal had been concluded. Canikli, during a joint news conference held in Tunisia by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, was asked […]

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Erdogan: Assad ‘a terrorist involved in state terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday reiterated that there is no place for Bashar al-Assad in the future of Syria. “It is absolutely impossible to move ahead with Assad in Syria. For what? How could we embrace the future with the president of a Syria who killed close to 1 million of […]

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Saudi releases 23 detainees after deals

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has released 23 of about 200 powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, according to Okaz newspaper. The report on Tuesday did not name those involved in what appeared to be the first large-scale release since a group of officials was detained […]

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Russia tests ballistic missile

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW” Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have tested a perspective armament for the RS-12M Topol intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. A combat team test-fired an RS-12M Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar state central combined arms training ran-ge in the Astrakhan Region, TASS reported, citing the statement. […]

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Turkish FM denies existence of Turkey-Iran-Qatar ‘axis’

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk KHARTOUM: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking from Khartoum on Tuesday, dismissed the possibility of any cooperation deals being signed between Turkey, Iran and Qatar. Cavusoglu spoke in Sudan as part of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ongoing visit to the region. At a press conference held with his Sudanese counterpart, Ibrahim Ghandour, […]

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‘PTI not to allow PML-N to use Parliament as weapon against NAB’

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: PTI Core committee member and Senator Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said, we will not let PMLN to use parliament as weapon against NAB. We will not let them succeed in their mission of “NAB Eradication”. Mentality that seeks getting rid of NAB reflects enemity with nation and country. Instead of giving answers of […]

Sindh face malnutrition, stunting challenges, CM

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh chief minister Murad Shah has said Sindh is facing challenges of malnutrition and stunting in our children as 48 percent children in Sindh are malnourished and stunted. The Sindh government, in collaboration with World Bank, has started a multi-sectoral program to reduce the rate of stunting in our children with the […]

PM urges sponsors to help revive sports

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said the corporate sponsors should come up to help revive Pakistan’s lost grandeur in sports by extending their resources to cap the talent of youth. Addressing the prize distribution ceremony for the winners and participants of the recently held Commonwealth Games 2018 at Prime Minister’s Office, […]

Minister laments delay in BB’s assassination case verdict

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice, Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk Thursday said that it was unfortunate that Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto Shaheed’s assassination case was still pending with the judiciary for the last 10 years, while those accused in it were being granted bails. Responding to a point raised by the leader of the […]

No free election possible sans level playing field to all: ANP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) Central General Secretary and former Information Minister KP, Mian Iftikhar Hussain here Thursday said level-playing field to all political parties was pre-requisite for free, fair and transparent election and urged Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and Government to ensure foolproof security to politicians in this regard. “Assassination attempt […]

Committee announces next round of talks with PTM

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The committee formed to hold talks with the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) after a meeting on Thursday announced that the next round of talks with the PTM will be held on May 16. Member National Assembly (MNA) from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Shahjee Gul Afridi, Malik Khan Marjan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information […]

Afghanistan

Dostum to arrive in Kabul in 10 days

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum would arrive in Kabul in 10 days to formally announce the launch of Afghanistan Salvation Alliance (ASA), his party spokesman said on Friday. Dostum, who is also head of the Jumbesh-i-Melli Islami Afghanistan (JMIA), was cornered to his residence and later flew to Turkey after his alleged involvement in […]

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Civilians Pay Heavy Price In Baghlan War

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2017

BAGHLAN (TOLONews): At least five civilians were killed, 125 others were wounded and houses of many of them were damaged in the eight-day war between Afghan forces and the Taliban in Baghlan-e-Markazai district in the west of Baghlan province, local officials said. Hospital officials said at least 125 wounded civilians were taken to Baghlan-e-Markazi Hospital […]

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President in Helmand to evaluate security situation

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At the head of high-level delegation, President Ashraf Ghani arrived in southern Helmand province on Thursday morning to assess the security situation, an official said. Zahid Ahmad Atal, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the president was arrived at the Shorab military base in Greshk district at around 9:00am. He said the […]

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Heavy Clashes Ongoing in Parwan’s Seyagerd District

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2017

PARWAN (TOLONews): Local officials in northern Parwan said on Thursday that Taliban attacked security check posts in Seyagerd district of the province and that clashes are ongoing. The attacks started early Thursday after dozens of Taliban insurgents  attacked the check posts and clashed with the forces, a police official in Dar-e-Ghorband area of Seyagerd, Mohammad […]

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Karzai calls on Pakistan to abandon support to terrorism

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

KABUL (AFP): The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called on Pakistan to abandon nurturing and supporting the terrorist groups after the deadly bombing Lahore city. The Office of the former Afghan President in a statement said Karzai has expressed deep concerns regarding the casualties of the civilians and the terrorist attack in Lahore. Calling the attack against the values of humanity […]

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26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base: MoD

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2017

KANDAHAR (AFP): At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces. The militants “attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night,” […]

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