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CJP performing duties of government, Imran says

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The PTI Chairman, Imran Khan on Monday said the country’s chief justice was performing the duties of the government. Imran, while addressing a press conference in the federal capital, requested the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar to constitute a committee to assess the performance of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government. […]

Pakistani partners killed Chinese MD of shipping company: Police

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested son of the local partner in a Chinese Shipping Company for his alleged involvement in the murder of Chinese Managing Director of the Company. Chen Jhu was killed when he stopped by a shop in Neelam colony on his way back from a restaurant in […]

PML-N will not allow delay in upcoming polls, says Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid for life, Nawaz Sharif has condemned the failed assassination attempt on interior minister Ahsan Iqbal and adding that it is not an ordinary incident. Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to media persons on Monday outside the accountability court. In Sunday’s attack Ahsan Iqbal was injured and adding […]

PPP wants elections to be held on time: Bilawal Bhutto

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report MANDIBAHAUDDIN: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has condemned the attack on Interior Minister and adding that his party wants elections on time. This he said while talking to media after visiting Mandibahaudin on Monday. He said that violence should not be allowed to delay the upcoming general elections. Bilawal […]

SC starts hearing review petitions in Asghar Khan case

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan started hearing the review petitions against the 2012 Asghar Khan case Judgment on Monday morning. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench of the Supreme Court and heard the review petitions filed by former army chief General Mirza Aslam Baig and former Inter-Services Intelligence DG Lieutenant […]

Apex court to form new bench against Tallal Chaudhry in contempt case

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The contempt of court case hearing was adjourned for indefinite time against the State Interior Minister Tallal Chaudhry after the bench hearing the proceedings was dissolved owing to the retirement of Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan. The three-member bench was dissolved on Monday.  In today’s hearing Justice Ejaz remarked that a complete chance […]

Global

Car bomb kills eight people in Syria’s Al-Bab

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

ALEPPO (AA): Eight civilians were killed and 20 others injured on Saturday when a car bomb exploded near a mosque in Syria’s northern Al-Bab city, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent on the field. Civil Defense workers rushed to the area to help the injured and douse the fire. Some of the injured are in […]

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European Union not ready to tackle Islamophobia, says expert

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Handan Kazanci ISTANBUL: The European Union is not ready to tackle Islamophobia, according to a foreign affairs expert from a leading Turkish think tank. “Because of fears of political considerations European politicians are not ready to tackle this issue seriously,” Dr. Enes Bayrakli of Ankara-based Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) told Anadolu […]

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Germany: Van plows into crowd causing several deaths

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: At least three people died after a van drove into a crowd in the western German city of Munster, interior ministry confirmed on Saturday. A spokesman from the ministry told German press agency DPA that three people sitting outside a restaurant were killed in the incident, and the suspect was found dead […]

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Aizaz urges US administration to stop India from brutalities in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America, Aizaz Ahmed Chaudry while briefing Pakistani and foreign journalists said that the recent killings in Indian held Kashmir are gross human right violations and urged the leadership of US and the world to stop these brutalities by Indian government. The ambassador said […]

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Jewish settlers descend on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa for Passover

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Jewish settlers stormed East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday, according to a Palestinian official. “Over 310 Jewish extremists backed by Israeli police officers have forced their way into the compound since morning,” Firas al-Dib, a spokesman for Jerusalem’s Jordan-run Religious Endowments Authority, told Anadolu Agency. Settlers, he said, had […]

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Consultations begin in Libya in advance of peace talks

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Jihad Nasr TRIPOLI: Consultations beg-an Thursday in the Libyan cities of Benghazi and Zuw-arah amid preparations for a fresh round of peace talks. The consultations are being organized by the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (CHD), a Geneva-based NGO. Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (CHD) Councilor Omayya al-Seddiq told Anadolu Agency that consultations would consist of a […]

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Pakistan

24 children injured in Peshawar school van accident

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many as 24 children were injured after a school van collided with a truck Matni area of Peshawar on Thursday. Police told media that nine of the injured children were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital and adding that two children are in critical condition. The remaining 15 of the injured […]

FM dismisses US statement over IMF package

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Abdullah Hussain Haroon Wednesday dismissed the US statement linking the International Monetary Fund (IMF) package with the Chinese investment in Pakistan ‘as an inappropriate’. Speaking to media persons, he, however, made it clear that it would be the mandate of the newly democratically elected government of Pakistan to decide […]

Fahmida demands re-election in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) leader and former Speaker National Assembly Fahmida Mirza has rejected July 25 election results, mainly in Sindh demanding re-election in the province. Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club on Wednesday, she alleged that a conspiracy was being hatched to convert her election victory from NA-230 Badin […]

Imran decides to shift to residence at minister enclave

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will shift to the residence of Ministers Enclave of Islamabad after taking the oath of Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan. As per media reports, Imran Khan had announced in his speech after the success in general election 2018 that he will not use PM house […]

Three shot dead allegedly in name of honor in Oghi

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report MANSEHRA: At least three people including father in law, a woman and her minor daughter were brutally killed on Wednesday allegedly in the name of honor at Oghi Doraha. According to Oghi police, Samina Bibi and her father in law were coming back from Battagram to Mansehra after attending a hearing in the […]

BRT causing nuisance as telephone lines remain down

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Residents around both sides of GT Road near Gulbahar has been facing difficulties due to the construction of BRT. For the past 15 days now they are facing problem with their telephone lines and internet connections. The residents of the area said that their telephone lines of PTCL had been faulty since […]

Afghanistan

Civilians among 10 killed in operations

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: At least eight Taliban and two civilians, including a woman, have been killed during nighttime operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Hajji Abdullah, a resident of Nawzad district, told media that security forces had conducted an overnight operation in the area. A woman and a man were killed […]

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Imam Sahib offensive suspended

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ CITY: Security forces in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province say they are not allowed to launch an operation against the Taliban for unknown reason. Imam Sahib, one of the insecure districts of Kunduz, where an offensive was conducted by security forces 20 days back. Several areas of the district […]

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Nine Taliban fighters killed in NDS operation in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

  Monitoring Desk HELMAND: As many as nine Taliban fighters were killed and 18 others were injured in an operation by National Directorate of Security (NDS) in southern Helmand province. The NDS said in a statement on Sunday in this regard. It stated that the operation was carried out in Garemsir district of the province against […]

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No power can stop Kabul to achieve national goals: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says no power can stop the country to achieve its national goals as he insisted that the times have passed when the country was ruled based on feudalism principles. President Ghani made the remarks during the opening ceremony of a private steel company in Kabul today. […]

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Over 2,000 Afghans sent by Iran killed in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: More than 2,000 Afghans deployed by Iran have been killed fighting in Syria on the side of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an official in the volunteer force told Iranian media. The Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan “volunteer” recruits has been fighting in Syria for five years, said Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official in […]

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MoI reacts at Kandahar police chief recent remarks

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan (MoI) officials reacted at the recent remarks of Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq amid a political deadlock betweent the Jamiat-e-Islami chief executive Ata Mohammad Noor and the central govenment. MoI deputy spokesperson Nusrat Rahimi told reporters on Friday that the ministry will take actions against […]

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Business

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies in Sweden at 91

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

LONDON (BBC): The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, the company has announced. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered flat-pack furniture – died at his home in Småland, Ikea confirmed in a statement. The company said that Mr Kamprad was “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of […]

Pakistan’s economic indicators on upward trend: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Interior, Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal says due to effective government measures against terrorism peace has returned to the country. He was addressing Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lahore Saturday. He said Pakistan was the worst victim of terrorism in 2013 and as most of the businessmen […]

ICCI for separate amnesty schemes

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has lauded the announcement of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi that government intended to offer an amnesty scheme for foreign Pakistanis to enable them to declare their hidden foreign assets and  bring back foreign exchange into the country. However, ICCI stressed that government should offer separate […]

Trade bodies, FBR discuss budget proposals

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Office-bearers and representatives of various trade associations met Federal Minister for Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan here at FBR House to discuss with him various proposals aimed at further facilitating the business community and boosting government revenues. Those who met the Minister included office-bearers and representatives from the Pakistan Tyres and Tubes Manufacturers […]

China’s smart phone growth on the decline

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

BEIJING (BBC): China’s smartphone market has fallen for the first time, with annual shipments down by 4% in 2017, according to data from research firm Canalys. The decline ends eight years’ growth in the world’s largest mobile phone market. Smartphone brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo continue to dominate the Chinese handset market. Despite the overall […]

Intel, healthcare shares boost lift Wall St. to record

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): The latest round of strong earnings reports, including from Intel and AbbVie, along with continued weakness in the dollar lifted each of the major Wall Street indexes to closing records on Friday. The three main indexes notched their best four-week run since 2016. Intel’s (INTC.O) shares surged as high as $50.15, their […]

Sports

Pakistani wrestlers bag six bronze medals in Commonwealth Championship

By The Frontier Post | December 16, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani wrestlers have secured six bronze medals in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship 2017. The wrestlers bagged bronze medals in their respective categories of the Greco-Roman wrestling competition. Bilal bagged bronze in 60 kilogramme category, Abdul Wahab in 63kg, Mudasser in 67kg, Ghulam Ghaus in 72kg, Ameer Ahmed in 87kg, and Ahmed Butt […]

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Afridi scores hat-trick in T10 league against Maratha Arabians

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: Veteran star all-rounder Shahid Afridi bowled three wonderful deliveries against the Maratha Arabians team and gets a hat-trick in the second match of the T10 Cricket League at Sharjah on Thursday. Pakhtoons team set the target of 122 runs for the Maratha Arabians. Captain of Maratha Arabian, Virender Sehwag won the toss and […]

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Ashes: Malan hits maiden Test century on day one in Perth

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk PERTH: Dawid Malan struck his maiden Test century to breathe life into England’s Ashes defence on the first day of the third Test in Perth. With Australia 2-0 up, England must avoid defeat at the Waca, a ground where they have not won since 1978. The tourists slipped to 131-4, but Middlesex left-hander […]

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PSB distributes cash incentives among Mohib Ullah Squash Academy players

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As desired by Director General Pakistan Sports Board Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera cash incentives distributed among the PSB Mohib Ullah Khan Squash Academy players here at PSB Coaching and Training Center Peshawar on Thursday. Former World No. 2 Mohib Ullah Khan graced the occasion as chief guest. Director Sports PSB Coaching and […]

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Rooney scores in Everton win against Newcastle

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk LONDON:  Sam Allardyce said he is “baffled” by Everton’s poor defending before he arrived at the club after securing a third clean sheet in four games at luckless Newcastle. Wayne Rooney’s solitary close-range goal was enough for the Toffees to win their first Premier League away game since January, and extended the hosts’ […]

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Root urges England to stand up

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk PERTH: Captain Joe Root has challenged his England team to stand up and keep the Ashes series alive in Thursday’s crucial third Test against Australia in Perth. Root, who admits he is “fed up” talking about off-field issues, said it was time for his teammates to prove why they have been chosen to […]

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