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RO rejected Shahid Khaqan, Imran Khan and Aisha Gulalai nomination papers for NA-53

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) returning officer on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, along with Ayesha Gulalai. According to the returning officer, the candidates failed to fill the affidavit as per the requirements of […]

Nawaz Sharif was not a right choice to lead party: Chaudhry Nisar

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Disgruntled leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that Nawaz Sharif was not suitable to lead the party in 90s but we accepted him in the better interest of the party. Nisar said this while addressing to a political gathering at Rawalpindi. Former Interior Minister informed that […]

RO rejects Imran Khan’s candidacy for NA-53 Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Returning Officer (RO) for NA-53 Islamabad constituency on Tuesday has rejected the Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan’s candidacy for the constituency. According to the RO Imran Khan did not fill the affidavit as per its requirements and the RO also rejected the objections raised against Imran’s candidacy for being ‘incomplete’. Earlier this month, leader […]

Musharraf, Sattar barred Imran, Bilawal, Shehbaz cleared for Karachi contest

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief, Imran, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and President Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz, Mian Shehbaz Sharif, were accepted whereas those of former military dictator General (R) Pervez Musharraf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar were rejected as the scrutiny process completed here on […]

Party ticket issue: Protest of disgruntled PTI workers continues outside Bani Gala

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Disgruntled workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) continued their protest on Tuesday outside the Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence against the unfair distribution of party tickets for the upcoming general election. Hundreds of workers were present outside Imran’s residence and they were shouting against the party decision for awarding party tickets to wrong […]

Avenfield properties case: Nawaz, Maryam’s appearance exemption request submitted in NAB court

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against Sharif has resumed proceedings on Tuesday in the Avendfield properties case. The lawyer of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, submitted an appearance exemption request in accountability court as the former premier and his daughter, who are in London to tend to […]

Global

Trump to host Ramadan dinner

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

UNITED STATES (AFP): U.S. President Donald Trump will host a dinner in the coming week in honor of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, restoring a White House tradition that he had abandoned during his first year in office, a West Wing official said on Saturday. The dinner is expected to be held on Wednesday. […]

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No NK relief until verifiable denuclearisation steps: US

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: North Korea will not get any sanctions relief until it has demonstrated “irreversible” steps to denuclearisation, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday. Speaking at a security conference in Singapore ahead of a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Mattis said it is vital that […]

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EU ‘not optimistic’ trade row with US will be resolved at G7

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Sunday he was not optimistic that next week’s G7 meeting in Canada would resolve the conflict created by a U.S. decision to impose tariffs on imports from several of its allies. The United States said on Thursday it would hit steel and aluminium imports from the […]

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‘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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Pakistan

Atif directs beginning of second phase of youth initiative

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: After successful holding of the first phase of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Youth Impact Challenge Programme, the KP Senior Minister Atif Khan has directed the starting f the second phase of the initiative as soon as possible. The senior minister, who also holds the portfolio of the youth affairs’ said that extending support to […]

Cairo summit stresses new partnerships to reap full potential of CPEC

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speakers at an international summit in Cairo Monday stressed the need to create new partnerships to reap the full potential of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) launched by China in year 2013. The two-day ‘CPEC-BRI Cairo Dialogue and Trade Summit – Building Partnership for Trade Transformation’ […]

Visa problems of overseas will be taken up soon

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on said visa problems being faced by Pakistani citizens living in Kuwait will be taken up with Kuwaiti authorities to address problems of overseas Pakistanis. Responding to a calling attention notice in the Senate, she said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is going to hold […]

Pak-Egypt need to adopt way of mutualism: Pir Noor

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri  emphasized that Pakistan and Egypt  needed to adopt way of mutualism for getting benefit from each other  experiences. Pakistan and Egypt share same aspirations of peace and  prosperity and face common issues, he said this while talking to  Ambassador of Egypt to Pakistan, Ahmad Muhammad […]

Polish Air Force Chief visits Air Headquarter

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: On arrival, the distinguished guest was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force.  A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented him the Guard of Honour. Chief of Polish Air Force paid homage to the martyrs of PAF by laying floral […]

COAS tells cadets: Lead from the front

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: General Qamar Javed Bajwa Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. COAS was briefed by the commandant Maj Gen Akhtar Nawaz Satti on various functional aspects of the Academy for professional grooming of the cadets. Talking to the faculty and cadets COAS emphasized on striving for professional competence, leading […]

Afghanistan

Japan donates $13m to promote electoral process

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Japan has announced new assistance to promote the United Nations Electoral Support Project to assist the upcoming electoral cycles in Afghanistan, including the parliamentary and district council elections announced for 2018. “The project approximately worth 13.1 million USD, will help building capacity of Afghan electoral institutions to implement elections in line with […]

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HRW demands impartial probe into death of 20 civilians

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Human Rights Watch has demanded impartial investigations into alleged execution of civilians by Afghan Special Forces during operation in Kandahar on January 31 and February 1. The Afghan government and US military should investigate reports that Afghan special forces summarily executed civilians in Kandahar province during military operations from January 31 […]

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Work on projects starts in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said. Works on the three projects were inaugurated by deputy governor Abdul Hanan Munib along with a number of sectoral directors and local leaders. The schemes include a road’s construction, a retaining […]

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Four NDS troops killed in ambush

By The Frontier Post | February 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: An official among four personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDS) were killed after an attack in Parwan province Wednesday, officials said. T he anti-government gunmen ambushed the NDS forces of Kapisa province in the Khanqah area of Bagram district, killing four troops, Qais Qadari, spokesman of Kapisa governor, told Afghan Islamic […]

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Rashid Khan becomes youngest No.1 bowler in ICC rankings

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has become the youngest ever No. 1 bowler in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International rankings. According to ICC, Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s teenage leg-spinning sensation has become the top-ranked ODI bowler at just 7092 days of age. ICC statement added that before Rashid, the youngest man to […]

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Mass grave of Daesh victims found in Achin

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Nangarhar officials claimed that at least 10 bodies of local residents were found in a mass grave in Achin district of Nangarhar. The local people told the Afghan media that the deceased were killed by Daesh terrorist group.   Local officials confirmed on Monday that the bodies were found in Momand Dara […]

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Business

FPCCI signs deal with Zhang Baozhong

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Tariq Haleem has said that liner service to Gwadar Port by vessel MS Tiger is a success story under the auspices of China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC). The VP FPCCI Tariq Haleem signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Zhang Baozhong, […]

French envoy stresses for boosting mutual trade ties

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Ambassador of France to Pakistan, Mr. Marc Barety and Head of the Economic Department Mr. Phillipe FOUET visited the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) and discussed issues of mutual interests pertaining to enhancing bilateral trade between France and Pakistan. President SCCI, Zahid Latif Malik accorded warm welcome to the visiting […]

Turkey to deliver 85 armored vehicles to Qatar

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk DOHA: One of the leading Turkish automotive companies will deliver a total of 85 armored vehicles to Qatar, the company’s chairman said on Tuesday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ethem Sancak, the head of BMC, said the company will produce 50 BMC Kirpi [Hedgehog] Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and 35 BMC Amazon 4×4 multi-purpose […]

Turkey to attend global real estate event in France

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Some 250 Turkish companies will participate in an international real estate exhibition in Cannes, in southern France, the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) said on Monday. The MIPIM 2018, which gathers the most influential international property professionals, is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. According to the commerce chamber statement, the four-day event […]

Turkey earns $66m from export of bottled spring water

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk BURSA: Turkey earned $66.8 million by exporting bottled spring water to a total of 100 countries in 2017. According to data collected by Anadolu Agency from Uludag Exporters’ Association, most of the water resources were treated in Marmara region of the northwestern Bursa and Sakarya provinces. The bottled spring water exports increased by […]

Asia, Middle East lead rising trends in arms imports

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The volume of major weapons’ international transfers rose 10 percent in the period between 2013 and 2017, compared to 2008-2012, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on Monday. “The flow of arms to the Asia and Oceania and the Middle East increased between 2008–2012 and 2013–2017, […]

Sports

Suarez, Messi lead Barcelona comeback

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk BARCELONA: Barcelona simply will not lose. It refuses to. Every time it finds itself in a hole, one of its superstars lifts it out. And more often than not, that superstar is either Luis Suarez or Lionel Messi. On Sunday, it was both. Barca trailed 17th-place Alaves for almost 50 minutes at home, […]

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Amir Khan to fight Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain’s Amir Khan will fight Canadian Phil Lo Greco at the Liverpool Echo Arena on 21 April in his first bout for almost two years. Khan, 31, was beaten by Saul Alvarez in a WBC middleweight title bout in May 2016, his most recent fight. “He will be coming with everything to […]

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U-19 World Cup: Australia reaches final after thrashing Afghanistan in semi final  

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAGLEY OVAL: Australian secured place in the final of Under-19 World Cup after thrashing the Afghan in the semi final by six wickets on Monday. The fans were expecting a tough contest but it turned out to be a one sided match and it was all over Australian dominance in the match. Afghanistan […]

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PM Abbasi felicitates Pak cricket team over T20 win

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi congratulated the Pakistan cricket team for the series win against New Zealand. PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday phoned  Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and the management and appreciated the performance of the green team in the T20I in New Zealand and securing the top position in International Cricket Council […]

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Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties as stumbling Liga champions Real Madrid hit back from their miserable start to 2018 with a rousing 4-1 win at Valencia on Saturday to move within two points of recapturing third place in La Liga. Ronaldo sent goalkeeper Neto the wrong way to slot in his 100th […]

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VC Islamia College awards cash, gold medal

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Vice Chancellor Islamia College University Professor Dr. Habib Sunday honored Pakistan No. 1 International Table Tennis player Fahad Khawjah Chitrali for winning triple crowns in the recently held National Master Cup Table Tennis Championship besides winning medals in international event. “We are proud enough that Fahad is our student and like him […]

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