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Apex court rejects contempt petitions against Nawaz, others

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the contempt petitions filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and federal ministers Daniyal Aziz and Khawaja Saad Rafique. The petitioner Sheikh Ahsanuddin, a member of the Justice and Democratic Party, had filed the petition against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders. In today’s hearing, Chief […]

Contempt case: Apex court postpones Tallal Chaudry’s indictment for a day

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed the indictment of State Interior Minister Tallal Chaudry’s for a day in contempt case. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan heading the three member bench had decided on March 8 to indict the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader in contempt case. The court has summoned Chaudry in person […]

Dar assets reference: Accountability court adjourned hearing till March 20

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court hearing corruption reference on Wednesday against former finance minister Ishaq Dar adjourned till March 20. The NAB court had earlier reserved its decision on the petition of other accused against their indictment during last hearing on Tuesday. Earlier on March 5, the court had ordered to indict National Bank of […]

Nawaz reaches NAB court for Flagship, Al-Azizia references hearing

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will resume the proceedings in Flagship and Al-Azizia references today. former premier Nawaz Sharif has arrived at the Federal Judicial Complex. Five witnesses have been summoned today to record their statements. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed three interim corruption […]

SC questions legality of funds to lawmakers before elections

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Tuesday  took notice of distribution of development funds among lawmakers of the ruling party and its allies. While presiding over a case in government advertisements separate case, the chief justice remarked that the court is hearing reports that development funds are being doled […]

NAB court reserves verdict on NBP president plea

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Tuesday hearing references against Ishaq Dar over assets beyond known income resources reserved its verdict on the plea from NBP President Muhammad Saeed to reject the interim NAB reference filed against him. Giving his arguments over the case, Saeed’s counsel Hashmat Habib said that as per the language […]

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi-held site near Sanaa

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Thursday struck a military airbase held by Yemen’s Shia Houthi militia outside capital Sanaa, witnesses said. “Coalition warplanes targeted the Al-Dailami Airbase near Sanaa International Airport just north of the capital,” one eyewitness said, speaking to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to security concerns. Eyewitnesses reported […]

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Israel slams Polish legislation on Holocaust-era crimes

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM:  Israeli officials on Thursday reacted furiously after the Polish Senate approved legislation that would criminalize the attribution of Holocaust-era crimes against Jews to the Polish nation or state. Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, for one, called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately recall the Israeli ambassador to Poland. “The law passed […]

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Turkey asks Russia to extradite terrorist Ural

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey has asked Moscow to extradite Mihrac Ural, a terrorist responsible for deadly attacks five years ago who was seen among participants at the Syria congress in Sochi, Russia. “We immediately reacted to this terrorist’s participation there and demanded an explanation from Russia,” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters on Thursday. “We […]

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Syrian regime targets Ghouta

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk EASTERN GHOUTA: The Assad regime on Thursday attacked a residential suburb of Damascus with chlorine gas, according to the White Helmets, a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense agency. Numerous civilians, including children, were injured in the attack, which targeted the opposition-held city of Du-ma in the Eastern Ghouta district, White Helmets officials said. Last […]

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US puts Ismail Haniya on terror blacklist

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United States put Ismail Haniya, chief of Hamas, on its terror blacklist and also imposed sanctions on him on Wednesday. The recent US move will surely raise tensions after Washington recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Ismail Haniya was announced head of Palestinian Movement Hamas in May 2017 and represents the more […]

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Free Indian Occupied Kashmir rally held in US

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk F.P. Report VIRGINIA: Kashmiri American and Pakistani American community has organized a Free Indian Occupied Kashmir rally at 1100 hrs (US time) on 30 Jan 2018. A Large numbers of Kashmiri & Pakistani Americans are participating in the rally. The rally started from Brookfield Plaza Springfield, Virginia at 1100 hrs after speeches by […]

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Pakistan

Army to remain impartial in election: Malaknd GOC

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The General Officer Commanding Malakand region Major General Khalid Saeed on Saturday said that lasting peace prevailed in the region due to sacrifices of security forces and general public. The GOC was addressing a gathering of area elders at Dir Scouts fort as a chief guest. The polls’ candidates of different political […]

CM directs to make effective criteria for appointments in BISE

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Caretaker Chief Minister Justice(R) Dost Mohammad Khan has directed Secretary Elementary & Secondary Education to make effective criteria for appointments in the boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education in the province. He said that all the officers of the BISEs should be appointed on the basis of honesty, integrity and equality […]

1900 welfare staff to facilitate Pakistani pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has finalized the selection of 1,900 Pakistani Moavineen-e-Hajj (welfare staff) for deployment in Saudi Arabia to help intending pilgrims during hajj days. Official sources of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony said on Sunday that the contingent of 1,300 welfare staff (Moavineen) including […]

Nawaz showing enmity, not me: Chaudhry Nisar

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said on Sunday that Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Nawaz Sharif has been showing enmity, not him. The disgruntled PML-N leader was speaking to media, where he alleged that the PML-N gave tickets to ‘those who verbally abused Nawaz’. Nisar said that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said to […]

Shehbaz Sharif dispels rumors of elections boycott

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president and former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday termed rumors of boycotting elections ridiculous. The junior Sharif categorically dismissed the news and vowed take PML-N’s case before masses in General Elections 2018. Shehbaz said, “Pakistani nation will announce its verdict by casting vote in the […]

Would be biggest blunder by PML-N if polls boycotted: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice-president Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday lambasted Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz for hurling reckless allegations at state-institutions. Qureshi was addressing a presser here at residence of Rajan Bakhsh Gillani in Multan. “Iqbal Siraj had categorically dismissed Sharif’s allegations while stating that officials of Agriculture Department carried […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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