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Wells ends her visits to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The U.S. Department of State’s Senior Bureau Official for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells visited Islamabad and Karachi March 28 – April 3. In Islamabad, Ambassador Wells met with Minister of Interior Ahsan Iqbal; SAFRON Minister LTG (ret) Abdul Qadir Baloch; Advisor to Prime Minister on […]

Chairman directs NAB to verify several complaints

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will verify the complaint against former Senator Saifullah Bangash, Capital Development Authority (CDA) and others for constructing commercial plaza on a community plot reserved for marriage Hall in Sector G-6 in violation of CDA’s building by laws and rules.  This was decided in a meeting which was held […]

Bureaucracy has to adapt new realities, says PM

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the bureaucracy, being the backbone of the state, has to adapt to new realities of the fast-changing specialized world for efficient state management and optimal decision making. He said that the complex issues of technical nature require specialized trainings and use of technology to […]

US wants to decelerate Afghan repatriation process: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that the United States wants to decelerate the repatriation process of Afghan refugees and the world community must comprehend the situation in Pakistan. Addressing an international conference on counter terrorism in Islamabad, the interior minister maintained that peace had been restored with the elimination of […]

Babar, Fakhar lead Pakistan to 3-0 sweep

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan won with 19 balls to spare to complete a 3-0 sweep. But given how ordinary West Indies have been on tour, this was a competitive match. West Indies’ 153 could have proved handy on a different surface against another side, but in Karachi, it just didn’t seem enough against Pakistan’s firepower. […]

Pakistan committed to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogues: Nasser Janjua

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India have agreed to explore the possibilities of more cooperation and of improving bilateral relations to ultimately take it towards comprehensive process of dialogue. This was agreed during a meeting between National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua and Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, who made a pre-planned courtesy call on […]

Global

Russia urges aid to US-controlled areas in Syria

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Fatih Erel GENEVA: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday called on the U.S. to allow humanitarian access to the areas in Syria controlled by the American coalition. “Russia and the Syrian government have already announced the establishment of humanitarian corridors in Eastern Ghouta. Now it is the turn to act against militants entrenched there, […]

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Government forces gain ground in Yemen’s Bayda

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Mohamed al-Samei SANAA: Government forces have captured strategic sites in the central al-Bayda province from Houthi rebels, according to a government official. Army forces seized control of two mountainous areas in Nati’ directorate in the province, Mosaad al-Salehi, head of the local authority in the directorate, told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. He said the captured […]

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Saudi king holds talks with Lebanon PM in Riyadh

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Ahmed al-Masri RIYADH: Saudi King Sal-man bin Abdulaziz met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who arrived in Riyadh earlier Wednesday for his first visit since his sudden resignation in November. The meeting tackled bilateral relations and developments in Lebanon, according to the official SPA news agency. A host of Saudi and Lebanese officials were […]

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Heavy sentence demanded for ousted S. Korean leader

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Alex Jensen SEOUL: Prosecutors asked a local court on Tuesday to sentence former President Park Geun-hye to 30 years behind bars. Park, 66, has been detained for nearly a year as she was hit with 18 charges of power abuse and corruption after being expelled from office last March. While the scandal that ousted her […]

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Pan-Muslim body slams Israel plan to tax churches

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Alaa Abu al-Einein JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Tuesday blasted an Israeli plan to start taxing church pr-operty in occupied East Jer-usalem. “We reject these measures, which are part of ongoing efforts [by Israel] to change the status of Christian and Muslim holy places [in Jerusalem] and systematically restrict their existence,” the […]

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Saudi prince to visit UK on March 7

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will visit Britain on March 7 for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May to include topics such as extremism and societal reform, May’s spokesman said on Tuesday. “The visit will usher in a new era in bilateral relations focused on a partnership that delivers wide-ranging benefits for […]

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Pakistan

NAB arrests 5 people in Rs63 billion oil scam

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken into custody five suspects allegedly behind a scam involving the financial irregularities of Rs63 billion in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO). According to NAB officials, the suspects were arrested on July 11 during raids conducted in Karachi, Islamabad and Gilgit. Among those arrested are Akhtar […]

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class category in Adiala Jail

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: the authorities have decided that a ‘B’ class category in prison will be provided to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, furthermore it has been decided to keep his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, in Adiala Jail instead of shifting her to Sihala rest house. The deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam […]

Balochistan govt announces two-day mourning over deadly Mastung blast

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report MASTUNG: The caretaker Balochistan government has announced two-day mourning in the province over the deadly suicide attack in Mastung which killed 131 people including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate, Nawabzada Siraj Raisani on Saturday evening. Provincial government announced that the national will remain half-mast at the government buildings while all the offices and […]

NAB has ‘dual standards’, should investigate GDA leaders: Sharjeel

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former minister Sharjeel Inam Memon decried the dual standards by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the treatment of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Memon said that Nawaz Sharif’s name was placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) after he was convicted, while his name was placed […]

Caretaker gov’t believes in media freedom: Ali Zafar

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National Heritage and Law affairs Syed Ali Zafar Friday said the caretaker government fully believed in freedom of media and it had not issued any directions to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to blackout any political personality in the media. “The caretaker government is mandated to provide […]

Looted money should be brought back: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that the arrest of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif wasn’t enough, demanding that the looted money be brought back to the country. Addressing a press conference in the federal capital, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was asking the very same people to […]

Afghanistan

US soldier dies after helicopter crash in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

KABUL (AFP):  A US soldier died after the helicopter they were in crashed in Afghanistan, foreign forces said Saturday, denying Taliban claims that it had shot down the aircraft. Six other US crew members were injured in the accident late Friday in Logar province, south of Kabul, NATO s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said in […]

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Seven Taliban fighters including key leader killed in Wardak operation

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk WARDAK: As many as seven Taliban fighters were killed in an operation jointly conducted by Afghan security and Special Operations Forces in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan. The provincial police commandment told local media that the key Taliban leader Chief of military commission of Taliban group was killed among seven and at […]

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22 IS militants killed in US airstrike

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 22 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrike conducted by US forces in Nangarhar province on Thursday. The US forces targeted IS hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province and the latest airstrike was carried out by the US forces using unmanned aerial vehicle. Provincial government official told the airstrike was […]

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Five Taliban fighters killed, four injured in clashes

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as five Taliban fighters were killed and four other were injured in clashes with the Afghan security forces in Wardak province on Wednesday, the provincial officials confirmed on Thursday morning. Spokesman for the provincial governor, Naqibullah Amini, told local media that the clashes took place in Check district of the […]

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Taliban, security forces suffer casualties during clashes

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Several police and Taliban gunmen were killed and wounded during clashes in Badakhshan, Kunduz and Badghis provinces over the past 24 hours, Afghan army and officials said Wednesday. Taliban gunmen attacked security posts in the Faqir area of Raghistan district, Badakhshan province, said Maj. Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, spokesman of Afghan National Army […]

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Wolesi Jirga adjourned for day amid ruckus

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A fierce verbal clash between lawmakers and attempts to attack each other physically marred Wednesday’s session of the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament. The house had summoned Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) and traffic department officials to question them about high air fares and problems in the traffic system, but […]

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Business

Ogra proposes Rs1.48 per liter increase in petrol price

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In a summary forwarded to the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has proposed Rs 1.20 liter to Rs 15.35 per liter increase in prices of petroleum products from December 1, 2017. According to an analyst, price surge has been recommended after sharp increase in crude […]

Farmers seeking new market for onion export

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The onion prices drastically declined after the arrival of fresh onion crops from different parts of the country especially from Sindh. Waheed Ahmed, Chairman All Pakistan Fruit & Vegetables Exporters, Importers, and Merchants Association (PVFA) has write a letter to the Agriculture Department of Sindh and adding that in the country we […]

Mobile companies not paying Rs400bn per year due tax to FBR: NAB

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that mobile telecommunication companies are not paying Rs 400 billion per year taxes to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Javed Iqbal said this in a meeting with FBR officials here in Islamabad. He stressed on the tax collection and adding that […]

JS Bank sponsors WWF-Pakistan’s meeting

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: JS Bank sponsored WWF-Pakistan’s Green Office Network Meeting 2017 at a local hotel in Lahore. The purpose of the network meeting was to urgently translate sustainability strategies and best practices for reducing plastic debris, in Pakistan, into actionable development plans. The theme of the event was “to turn the tide” and solve […]

First shipment of fresh meat delivered to UAE

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has received first shipment of fresh meat from Pakistan on Monday. As per details, the shipment was sent after the agreement signed between the Pakistan’s Foodex and UAE’s General Trading Company. Pakistan’s additional commercial secretary Kamran Khan was also present on the occasion. Earlier, UAE and Pakistani […]

Production of petroleum products grows 13.74%: PBS

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has claimed that production of petroleum products increased by 13.74 percent during the first quarter of the fiscal year comparing to the last quarter of the fiscal year. As per the data of PBS, the petroleum products production grows positively included Kerosene oil which grows to 7.61 […]

Sports

Moeen Ali should remain batting at number eight, says Michael Vaughan

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

With England struggling to fill gaps in their top order, Moeen hit an unbeaten 67 to push their lead over South Africa to 360 on day three of the fourth Test. “They need a number two and a number five, but keep Moeen at eight,” said Vaughan. “He is a wonderful player and I like […]

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Australia ‘golden girl’ Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Betty Cuthbert (in wheelchair) and Raelene Boyle at the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Australian sprinting legend and four-time Olympic gold medallist Betty Cuthbert has died aged 79. At the age of 18, Cuthbert won three gold medals at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics – the 100m, […]

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Eiffel Tower lights up in PSG colours to welcome Neymar

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

Web Desk The Eiffel Tower put on a spectacular lights display Saturday night to welcome Brazilian football star Neymar Jr in a truly Parisian fashion. The iconic landmark lit up in Paris Saint-Germain colours of red and blue, with a screen on the tower flashing the message: ‘Welcome Neymar Jr’ to celebrate the athlete’s arrival. […]

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Tennis: Keys shocks Muguruza to reach Stanford final

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Madison Keys roared past top-seeded Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to book an all-American WTA Stanford final against CoCo Vandeweghe. Keys, the third seed, needed just 57 minutes to subdue Muguruza, who claimed the second Grand Slam title of her career when she beat Venus Williams in the […]

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan Test batsman Younis Khan has clarified the reports claiming he will soon enter politics, saying that he believes there is no future for him in politics as he wants to spend his life doing welfare activities. The 40-year-old cricketer who recently took his retirement after the 2017 West Indies Test […]

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Anderson stars as England eye series win against South Africa

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

MANCHESTER (AFP): James Anderson took four wickets from the newly-named James Anderson End to put England in a commanding position against South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England´s first innings 362, featuring Jonny Bairstow´s 99, at stumps on the second day. […]

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