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Dar asset accumulation case: Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for co-accused

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, has issued a non-bailable arrest warrants of Manzoor Raza Rizvi for not failing to appear in the court. Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted hearing of the case on Tuesday. The co-accused National Bank president Saeed Ahmad and Hajveri Modaraba director Naeem […]

OPBU vows to expose Indian paid leaders in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Overseas Pakistani Baloch Unity (OPBU) have reiterated its resolve for bringing back the innocent and misguided people of Balochistan to mainstream and confront and expose those elements working on behest of India. The organization was launched to confront and expose so-called Baloch independence movement across the world. In this regard an […]

Reference filed in illegal award Railway land: NAB

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against officers/officials in Accountability Court Islamabad for their alleged involvement in illegal award of lease of Railway Golf Club, Lahore. The reference has been filed against accused former Secretary/Chairman Railways/former Federal Minister for Communication and Railways, Lt Gen (Retd) Javed Ashraf Qazi, former Secretary/Chairman […]

PM urges world to take note of Pakistan’s sacrifices

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said it was time that the world took note of Pakistan’s sacrifices in the largest war against terrorism in which thousands of its troops and civilians laid down their lives to rid the country and the region of this scourge. Talking to a delegation of students […]

Azam, Talat help Pakistan thrash West Indies and seal series

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A significant difference in quality between teams isn’t like jetlag; it doesn’t wear off in 24 hours. Pakistan turned in another dominant performance in the second game, as they had in the opener on Sunday, thumping West Indies by 82 runs to take an unassailable lead in the three-match series. An unbeaten […]

COAS confirms death sentences to 10 hardcore terrorists

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed death sentences awarded to ten hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians and attacking Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar as well as Law Enforcement Agencies/Armed Forces of Pakistan. According to the statement of […]

Global

Humanitarian ‘pause’ takes effect in Syria enclave

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

DOUMA (AFP): A humanitarian “pause” announced by Russia in Syria’s deadly bombardment of Eastern Ghouta took effect Tuesday, offering a short window for the enclave’s traumatised residents to emerge from their basements. The daily five-hour respite, which began at 9:00 am (0700 GMT), was announced by Russia under pressure from international powers anxious to stop […]

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Canada gravely concerned by Myanmar’s jailing of journalists

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): Canada is gravely concerned by the imprisonment of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday, adding that ethnic cleansing had taken place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. “For true democracy to flourish, fundamental freedoms such as freedom of the press must be respected. That […]

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US points fingers at ‘deficiencies’ in Pakistan’s counter-terrorism finance regime

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): A senior aide of the Trump administration has pointed fingers at ‘ongoing deficiencies’ the Pakistan government has in implementing its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finance regime. Lisa Curtis, deputy assistant to the president and the US National Security Council’s senior director for South and Central Asia, also urged Islamabad to address the […]

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Saudi king sacks chief of staff in major military shake-up

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Saudi King Salman has sacked the military chief of staff and a host of other top commanders, state media said Monday, in a major shake-up of the defence establishment. The monarch also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences, as well as senior officials at the interior ministry, in a […]

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Baghdad extends Kurd region flight ban

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Idris Okuducu ERBIL: A federal ban on international flights into and out of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region has been extended by three months, a local aviation source said Monday. Talwan Siveyli, a spokesman for Erbil’s international airport, told Anadolu Agency that Iraq’s Civil Aviation Authority had issued a statement confirming that the flight ban had […]

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German conservatives approve deal with SPD

By The Frontier Post | February 27, 2018

Ayhan Simsek BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats overwhelmingly approved a coalition deal with the Social Democrats at a special party congress on Monday. Some 948 delegates of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) voted in favor of forming a “grand coalition” government with the Social Democrats, versus only 27 delegates against. The vote strengthened Merkel’s […]

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Pakistan

Election fever mounting in Dir

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Election fever is mounting in parts of Lower Dir with each passing day as all political parties and their polls’ candidates have speed up electioneering in the district. Almost all popular political parties including the PPP, PTI, MMA, ANP, PML-N, APML and Tehrek Labiak Pakistan have fielded candidates on all constituencies in […]

Shaheed Haroon Bilour’s Qul held

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

PESHAWAR: The Qul of the late ANP provincial spokesman and candidate for provincial assembly constituency PK-78, Shaheed Haroon Ahmad Bilour was held at Bilour House here Friday. On this occasion, recitation from Holy Qur’aan was also held, which followed by the fateha khawani for all martyrs of the Yakatoot tragedy including Haroon Bilour. On this […]

ANP stages protest demo, flays Bilour’s assassination

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Nationalist parties and civil society members strongly condemned the assassination of Haroon Bilour and other ANP activists during a protest demonstration here in Zhob. ANP leaders and activists gathered at Maulana Shams-ud-Din Shaheed chowk and shouted full-throat slogans against the killing of Bacha Khan’s followers. Awami National party, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami party […]

LHC orders to release of arrested PML-N workers

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the authorities concerned to release the arrested workers of PML-N, who were illegally detained by law enforcement agencies. President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif has said that more than 400 workers have so far been arrested from Lahore and Rawalpindi. He criticized the interim Punjab […]

Marriyum Aurangzeb condemns Imran statement regarding PML-N workers’

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Marriyum Aurangzeb has strongly condemned the Imran Khan statement for calling the PML-N workers donkeys. While addressing to a political gathering in Narowal, Chairman PTI Imran Khan had said that any worker of PML-N whoever will go to receive Nawaz Sharif at airport will be a […]

Nawaz fighting for the sanctity of vote: Khawaja Asif

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the party supermo Nawaz Sharif is fighting for the supremacy of democracy. Khawaja Asif said this while addressing to a political gathering in Sialkot. He said that Nawaz Sharif presented himself before the court for supremacy of the Constitution […]

Afghanistan

50 killed in deadly gunfight among Taliban factions in Herat

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Monitoring Desk HEART: At least 50 people were killed and dozen others were injured when gunfight erupts among the Taliban factions in Shindand district of Heart province on Sunday night. Spokesman of Heart Governor, Jilani Farhad told media that the gunfight was started between Mullah Hibatullah and Mullah Muhammad Rasool and their supporters started firing […]

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Senior Taliban leaders killed in Helmand operations

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: Senior leaderships of Taliban have been killed in a operation conducted by Afghan security forces in different parts of Helmand province of Afghanistan. Governor, Hayatullah Hayat claimed that the senior Taliban leaders were killed including Qari Muhibullah, Mullah Basir, Mullah Zahir, Mullah Ahmad, Mahboob, Farid Janan, Mullah Mansoor, Mullah Esmat, and Mullah […]

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Taliban strikes on Afghan bases a ‘show of strength’ against Trump

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

KABUL (AFP): A spate of deadly Taliban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump’s new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said. In three of the four ambushes since Tuesday, militants used bomb-laden Humvees to blast their way into targets, seeking […]

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More than 400 Taliban fighters killed in Helmand in last Three Months

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: At least 400 Taliban fighters were killed and hundred others were injured in operation in Helmand province against the group in the past three months. The officials on Sunday told media that 150 Taliban fighters were also arrested in the operations. The afghan security forces conducted military operations in different parts of […]

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15 Afghan army cadets killed in Kabul suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2017

KABUL (AFP): A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, in the latest deadly attack in the capital. “This afternoon when a minibus carrying army cadets was coming out of the military academy, a suicide bomber on foot targeted them, martyring […]

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Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2017

KABUL (AFP): A gunman opened fire on worshippers in a Shia mosque in Kabul before he detonated explosives on Friday, police said, in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital. “A suicide bomber entered the mosque in Police District 13 of Kabul city. The attacker opened fire on worshippers,” Kabul Crime Branch chief Gen […]

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Business

Gwadar to emerge on world map as major trade hub: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2017

F.P. Report GAWADAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi performed the ground breaking of the Rs17 billion East Bay Expressway and directed that the series of development projects for Gwadar be completed on time to ensure that the port emerges on the world map as a major trade hub. Addressing a ceremony here, the Prime Minister […]

PTCL sets a record of blood donation in country

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Safe blood supply is a challenge worldwide which makes blood donation the most precious of all donations. Unfortunately, Pakistan also appallingly suffers from a lack of blood donors. In lieu of this despondent situation, PTCL conducted a nationwide Blood Donation Drive under its “Razakaar Program” bringing together 9,726 generous donors from across […]

PM vows to continue cooperation on CPEC projects

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said Pakistan and China share the vision of a peaceful neighbourhood and would continue to work together for the development and progress of the both Nations. Talking to Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou who led a delegation here at the PM Office, the Prime […]

Another disaster for Uber: Hackers stole data of 57 million customers

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

  Monitoring Desk New York: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under […]

Khushali Bank celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Khushhali Microfinance Bank celebrated Women’s Entrepreneurship Day and pledged to continue its support for women empowering and giving opportunities to them to establishing their owned businesses. Women Entrepreneurship Day is celebrated every year on 19th November. The basic aim of celebrating the World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day was to give respect to those […]

Govt intends to establish nine special economic zones under CPEC says Musadik Malik

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Spokesperson, Musadik Malik has said that the government has planned to establish nine Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in all parts of country representing the federation, including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which was presided […]

Sports

Netherland beat England in semi final of Euro 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

  England suffered semi-final heartbreak for the second consecutive major tournament after being knocked out of Euro 2017 by hosts the Netherlands. The defeat will represent devastating failure for the Lionesses, who had targeted a first major trophy as their sole aim from the tournament. Having lost their 2015 World Cup semi-final to Japan thanks […]

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Denmark reach women’s Euro 2017 final

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Denmark will face the Netherlands in the final of Women’s Euro 2017 after defeating Austria in a penalty shootout. Simone Sorensen scored the crucial spot-kick after Austria missed their first three penalties. The Austrians will rue wasting the best chance of the match when Sarah Puntigam fired over a first-half penalty. Denmark also went close […]

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Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended […]

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Waqar and Wasim to work together for Multan Sultans

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Multan Sultans, the PSL (Pakistan Super League),s latest franchise, is set to unite one of the most feared bowling duo in Pakistani cricket, The legends Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram. According to agencies the duo will be united in Multan Sultans as Younis will be acting as the franchise’s adviser and head coach, […]

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PCB appoints LCCA president as member Board of Governors

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) President, Khawaja Nadeem as one of its member in the Governing Board. According to the notification issued by PCB, besides Nadeem three other regional cricket heads have been made members of the GB for a term of three years. They are Murad […]

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Pakistan Rugby Union’s ‘Get into Rugby’ programme in full swing

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan Rugby Union’s ‘Get into Rugby Programme’ (GIR) is in full swing in different universities and colleges here. Pakistan Rugby Union Head coach Shakeel Ahmed told APP that the activity aims at promoting rugby at grass-roots level. “Get into Rugby’ has given new identity to rugby in Pakistan and it has given […]

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