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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

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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Rights body to probe Islamophobia in Europe

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

ANKARA (AA): A group of Turkish lawmakers will travel to the heart of Europe to investigate rising Islamophobia on the continent. Speaking to Anadolu Agency on Thursday, Omer Serdar, the head of parliament’s Human Rights Committee, said that they will hold meetings with state authorities during their visits to Germany, France and Belgium. Serdar, a […]

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Turkey warns European allies against training terrorists

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Merve Aydogan ANKARA: Turkey’s European Union Affairs Minister on Thursday called on the country’s allies to not train YPG/PKK terrorists. “We do not want to see any of our allies’ soldiers training YPG terrorists,” Omer Celik told reporters after his meeting in Paris with his French counterpart Nathalie Loiseau and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. […]

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Austrian Muslims strongly condemn hijab ban proposal

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Askin Kiyagan VIENNA: Austrian Muslims and a number of other civil society associations on Thursday strongly condemned a legal proposal to impose a ‘hijab’ ban after it was announced by the Austrian prime minister. Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday said that legal preparations were under way to ban the hijab (headscarf worn by Muslim […]

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UK: Young Muslims promote peace with roses

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: A Europe-wide event to break fears and prejudices against Muslims and to promote empathy was launched in London’s central King’s Cross Station on Thursday. Young Muslims’ stand in front of the station was visited by people who would like to get informed about the event. “This week, the Islamic Community Milli […]

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Trump tells military brass to produce Syria withdrawal plans

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump instructed his military brass to draw up plans to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, but agreed to keep them in the war-torn country for the short-term, according to multiple reports published Wednesday. No firm deadline has yet been set for the withdrawal, reports said. Trump has repeatedly said he […]

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Pakistan

AAC shot dead in Tank

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report TANK: Unidentified gunmen shot dead Additional Assistant Commissioner (AAC), Karamatullah Kundi in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Police told media that, unknown gunmen when his vehicle was ambushed near main market Daman Plaza. Police added that AAC was on his way to office from home when his vehicle was attacked by unknown gunmen. […]

PK-70 Result: ANP’s Khushdil Khan defeats PTI’s Shah Farman in vote recount

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Ishaq Khan PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) candidate Khushdil Khan has been declared winner from PK-70 constituency of Peshawar following vote recount on Thursday. According to initial results, former provincial minister Shah Farman had won the election from two constituencies PK-70 and PK-71 constituencies of provincial capital. Shah Farman defeated ANP’s Khushdil Khan on the […]

PML-N leaders to meet Nawaz, Maryam in Adiala Jail today

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Delegation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday reached Adiala Jail to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Thursday. Mushahid Hussain, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, Javed Hashmi, Chaudhry Tanveer, Pervez Rasheed and Maryam Aurangzeb were included in the delegation. Last month on July 13, […]

BAP announces Jam Kamal for CM Balochistan slot

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Jam Kamal was nominated for slot of Chief Minister by Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and formers chief minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was nominated for the job of speaker Balochistan Assembly. According to reports, BAP will officially announce the names in parliamentary party meeting in Quetta today (Thursday). The party was divided over […]

Power breakdown plunges Lahore into darkness

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A major power breakdown hit different parts of the provincial capital of Punjab and plunged half of the city into darkness for hours on Wednesday night. According to reports, technical fault at 220kv grid station at the Bund Road plunged half of Lahore into darkness. The power outage affected several areas including […]

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 […]

Afghanistan

European Union to assist Afghanistan’s trade

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The European Union in Afghanistan will provide technical and financial support to Afghanistan to improve the country’s trade and exports to world markets. The European Union has helped in preparing national economy policy with Afghan government which will help in expansion of trade ties between Afghanistan and the world, said Maurizio CIAN […]

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Kandahar girls fight challenges to get modern education

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: While facing a variety of challenges and threats, some girls in Kandahar province are managing to gain a modern education in centers of learning. However, in southern parts of the country girls continue to be deprived of education due to some customs and terrorist’s threats. Despite the challenges they face, they are […]

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Commanders among 20 IS fighters dead in Laghman airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Afghan defense on Saturday said 20 Islamic State (IS) or Daesh fighters were killed after airstrikes in eastern Laghman province. The airstrikes were conducted in the Kandagal and Noorlam Dara areas of Alingar district yesterday, said Afghan National Army (ANA) 201st Corps in eastern Afghanistan. It said two commanders, Maulvi Turab and […]

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Suicide attack: Death toll rises to 20

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday has said that the death toll has increased to 20 in a suicide attack in Kabul’s PD9. The MoI issued a statement in this regard and it added that 30 others were injured in the deadly attack. It further informed that the suicide bomber detonated […]

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Teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: Schoolteachers went on strike over not receiving their salaries in the Greshk district of Helmand province. The protesting teachers in hundreds gathered in Abu Alfateh School in Greshk district to announce their boycott of attending classes until their three months salaries were paid. One of the teachers, Abdul Hamid Khan, told Pajhwok […]

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Hekmatyar confirms contacts with Taliban group

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar confirmed contacts with the Taliban group in a bid to encourage the group to participate in peace talks. Hekmatyar informed regarding his party’s contact with the Taliban as he was speaking during a press conference in Kabl Thursday. He said the Hezb-e-Islami strongly supports peace process […]

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Business

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 […]

SBP raises interest rates after keeping it 5.57 for two-year

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI : The State Bank of Pakistan on Friday raised the policy rate by 25 bps to 6.00 after keeping it 5.75 percent for nearly two years. KARACHI: Monetary Policy Committee of the State Bank of Pakistan had reduced the policy rate by 25 basis points from 6 percent to 5.75 percent – […]

Nepra reduces power rates

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has agreed on slashing per unit power cost by Rs. 2.99. According to a Nepra spokesman, the prices are being brought down under the fuel adjustments for the month of December. He added that the cost of power generation for December was Rs. 5.11 per unit. […]

Chinese team discuss JVs in SEZs under CPEC with ICCI

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of China’s largest law firm Dacheng Dentons led by Yongqian Xu, Senior Partner visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry to discuss establishment of joint ventures between the Chinese and Pakistani private sectors in Special Economic Zones being set up under CPEC project. Speaking at the occasion, Yonggian Xu said […]

UAE ambassador visits LCCI, discusses enhancing mutual trade

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Ambassador of UAE Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi has said that Pakistan and UAE have historic friendly relations and close bond of common faith. Both countries should draw a roadmap to further cement mutual trade and economic ties. He was talking to LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Vice President Zeshan Khalil […]

Sports

Azarenka gets wild card

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Two-time former champion Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wild card for the Australian Open. Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving her son Leo, who was born last Dec. 19. She hasn’t competed anywhere since Wimbledon, where she lost to […]

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Aqeel, Samir move into next round of ITF Tennis

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Some scintillating display of tennis took place in overcast conditions in the main round of Begum Kulsum International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures Tennis Tournament, 2017 here at PTF Complex on Wednesday. Heavy rains had hampered play on the first two days of the event. Pakistan number one Aqeel Khan, who is the […]

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Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to hit three double centuries

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

MOHALI (AFP): Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered India to 392-4 in their second match against Sri Lanka. The opener, captaining the team in absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, smashed 12 sixes and 13 fours in an unbeaten 208 after the […]

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Misbah made place for Amir in team: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Team Coach, Mickey Arthur has said Muhammad Amir has completely changed his behavior and attitude and now is a important part of the team. This he said while talking to media persons at Karachi. Mickey Arthur said that former skipper Misbah-ul-Haq is the real force behind the comeback of Muhammad […]

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Jansher urges PSF to invest on young players

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Legendary and squash wizard Jansher Khan Tuesday urged the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) to invest on young talented players to restore the past glory of the sports. Talking to media persons, legendary squash player who won the British Open World Championship for record six times, said the Pakistan Squash team suffered humiliating […]

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Dubai Baseball Cup: Pakistan beat India to bag gold

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Baseball team won gold after defeating India 11-2 in the Dubai Baseball Cup at Emirates Little Baseball Field on UAE’s Independence Day. The Greenshirts scored 11 runs in nine innings, while India could only manage once apiece in the second and third innings. Umair Imdad Bhatti was the player of […]

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