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Ali Jahangir Siddiqui appointed as Pakistan’s ambassador to US

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday has appointed Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as the new Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States of America. Last year in August, Ali Janhagir Siddiqui was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister with the status of a minister of state. He is the son of renowned […]

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PML-N, allies to meet for consultations over Senate chairmanship today

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former premier and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supermo Nawaz Sharif called a meeting with allies of his parties on Thursday to discuss the name for the Senate chairmanship. Both the PML-N and PPP have increased efforts to contact allies for the upcoming polls for the position of chairman and deputy chairman of […]

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Advertisement campaign: CJP directs CM Shehbaz to deposit Rs 5.5 million in national exchequer

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday directed the Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif to deposit Rs 5.5 million in the national treasury which they spend on the massive advertisement campaign of Punjab government. CJP Saqib Nisar while hearing the suo-moto case on Thursday, regarding the advertisements campaign […]

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Avenfield reference: Wajid Zia to record statement in accountability court today

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An Accountability court hearing corruption references against Sharif family has exempted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam from appearing before the accountability on Thursday. As the hearing began Judge Mohammad Bashir was asked about Nawaz and Maryam exemption from appearance owing to the former premier’s ill health and later the […]

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Contempt case: Tallal Chaudhry to be indicted on March 14

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan announced on Thursday that State Minister for Interior Affairs Tallal Chaudhry will be indicted on March 14 in contempt of court case. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan headed the three-member bench, comprising Justices Maqbool Baqar and Faisal Arab heard the case regarding Tallal’s disapproving speeches against the judiciary. The […]

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Pakistan, India exchange humanitarian gestures

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif after consulting with all the stakeholders has approved the humanitarian proposals received from the Indian side regarding the civilian prisoners incarcerated in both the countries. The proposal also include:  Exchange of three categories of prisoners, women, mentally challenged or with special needs and those above 70 years of […]

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Global

Eleven killed in Turkey ski holiday bus crash

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2018

ISTANBUL (AFP): Eleven people were killed on Saturday and 46 injured when a Turkish intercity bus taking families bound for a half-term skiing trip crashed into trees while travelling on a motorway, local officials said. The bus, which was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa, crashed in […]

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Mattis warns of ´growing threats´ from Russia, China

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that America is facing growing threats from China and Russia, and warned that the US military´s advantages have eroded in recent years. Mattis´s assessment came as he unveiled the Pentagon´s vision for the future detailed in a document called the national defense strategy. “We face growing threats […]

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Erdogan says Turkey has launched new ground operation in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2018

SUGEDIGI (AFP): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had “de-facto” launched a new operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from a northern Syrian enclave, defying US warnings that the action risked destabilising the area. Turkey has in recent days sent dozens of military vehicles to the border area and readied […]

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US government shuts down over immigration impasse

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): The United States government shut down on Saturday, after members of Congress failed to reach an agreement on the divisive issue of immigration and government spending. In a late-night vote, opposition Democrats in the Senate joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running for another four weeks. The shutdown […]

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UK, Ireland announce fresh DUP-Sinn Fein talks

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Fresh talks between Northern Ireland’s biggest political parties will start next week in a bid to restore a power-sharing government, British and Irish governments said in a joint statement Thursday. The announcement came at a joint press conference by Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney and the U.K.’s newly appointed Northern Ireland […]

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German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: A German college has provoked massive public outrage with its Muslim face veils course. The move was slammed as supporting the oppression of women and promoting Islamization, clai-ms which the college denies. The “Headscarf and Hijab in Dresden – dress codes in Islam” – listed by the Dresden adult education center as […]

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Pakistan

Governor urges people to maintain unity

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has appealed to the people to maintain unity in their ranks, uphold the spirit of brotherhood, be fully conscious to the situation in their surroundings, make the needy and deserving citizens especially those whose near and dear ones have sacrificed their precious lives for the […]

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PML-N can work with military establishment’

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, chairman newly constituted Media Cell of PML-N has said if PML-N is voted to power in upcoming general election then it will have no objection to work with military leadership. He said this while talking to media men here Thursday. He ruled out any delay in election. He […]

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18 candidates for NA-257, 36 for PB-2 submitted papers

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: The deadline given by the Election Commission of Pakistan for submission nomination papers ended on Monday, the returning officers completed the process of receiving nomination forms from independent and ticket-holders candidates of different political parties. On Tuesday the scrutiny process started to exclude the ineligible candidates from contesting the polls. After scrutinizing […]

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JI dissidents withdraw nomination papers in Dir

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami Lower Dir on Thursday announced it had overcome internal rifts among the party workers in different constituencies and the dissidents had agreed to withdraw their nomination papers. The announcement was made during a news conference at the office of district nazim Balambat where leaders of the dissident group including Shafiullah, Haji […]

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DPO suspends three police official for negligence

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: District Police Officer (DPO) Zahoor Babar Afridi has suspended three police officials allegedly involvement in smuggling of Non-custom-paid vehicles, besides awarding punishment to many officials for misconduct and showing negligence in their duties. According to a press release issued, the DPO ordered suspension and launched an inquiry against the alleged involved […]

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Habib Jan out to challenge Bilawal on Lyari seat

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Habib Jan, a former Jiala of Pakistan People’s Party, who after developing differences with party formed his own Karachi City Alliance and Friends of Lyari International organizations, is contesting elections from national assembly seat NA-246-Lyari – a PPP stronghold from where Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is making his election debut. “I am […]

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Civil Aviation to get new radar system

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

KABUL (KhaamaPress): The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority informed regarding the installation of a new radar system in a bid to increase the air control capacity of the civil aviation. The General Director of the Civil Aviation Authority Mahmood Shah Habibi informed regarding the new plans during a press conference in Kabul today. He said the […]

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MoI to Double Police Special Forces’ Numbers

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

KABUL (ToloNews): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said it plans to double the number of special police forces as these forces have performed well in the fight against the insurgents. This is part of government’s four-year strategy to bolster the strength of the Afghan forces. Under the new plan, the current structure of police Special […]

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Ghani discuss security, Mutual Relations with Rouhani

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (ToloNews): President Ashraf Ghani met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of his official visit to Tehran on Saturday afternoon where they discussed issues of mutual interest, security in particular. The Presidential Palace said that boosting Kabul/Tehran ties, security and development were core parts of Ghani and Rouhani’s meeting in Tehran. Ghani […]

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New Kabul master plan to change the view of the city: MUDH

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH) informed regarding the progress in sketching the new master plan of Kabul city, stating that the new master plan will change the view of the majority parts of the capital city. A spokesperson Nilofar Langar informed regarding the progress of the new master plan […]

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Deadly car bombing plot foiled in Kabul city

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (Khaama Press): A bid by the anti-government armed militant groups to carry out a car bomb attack in Kabul city has been foiled by the security forces. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said a vehicle packed with explosives has been seized and defused by the security forces before the militants manage […]

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Badakhshan Displaced Residents Living In Dire Conditions

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

KABUL (Tolo News): Many war-displaced people in Badakhshan continue to live in dire conditions on the mountain slopes of Fizabad. They said that due to war in Police Districts eight and nine of Fizabad city of Badakhshan leave their homes and came to the mountains but the lack of facilities for living, especially food, makes […]

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Business

Qatar Petroleum and Total to launch joint venture

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

DOHA (AFP): State-owned Qatar Petroleum and French energy giant Total will formally launch a 25-year joint venture to develop the Al Shaheen oil field this week, the companies said Monday. The North Oil Company, to be launched on Tuesday, will be made up of a 70 percent stake from QP and a 30 percent stake […]

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ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

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ICJ turns down India’s Request for time to file pleadings in Jadhav case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

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ICJ turns down India’s request for time to file pleading in Jadhav Case

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2017

HE HAUGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice has turned down INdia’s request to give it six months to file its pleadings before the court in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Had the Indian request been approved, the case would have been delayed by more than eighteen months. Pakistan had requested that the matter of filing of […]

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