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Top court serves fresh contempt notice to Nehal

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday issued a fresh contempt of court notice to former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senator Nehal Hashmi over his recent rant against the judiciary right after getting released from the prison. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice (CJP) of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing […]

SC rejects Shahid Masood’s application for closure of case

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Supreme Court (SC) rejected the appeal of Anchorperson Dr. Shahid Masood for withdrawal of case, and issued notices to a private TV channel and sought reply till Saturday. SC also directed to provide the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report copies to Dr. Shahid Masood. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) remarked that Dr. […]

Pakistan committed to eradicating terrorism: Janjua 

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

Jalil Afirdi Washington DC: Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan interacted with the US and International media representatives held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC yesterday. Ms. ​ ​ Tehmina Janjua said that Pakistan and the US have been successful partners in fighting terrorism and eliminating Al-Qaeda. Ms. Tehmina Janjua, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan stated […]

Apex court extends deadline of corruption cases against Sharif family by two months

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered a two-month extension on Wednesday in the deadline for completing the corruption cases against the disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. The Supreme Court also extended the deadline to three months against former finance minister, Ishaq Dar in possessing assets beyond the declared sources. NAB had […]

Record tempering case: IHC reserves verdict on Hijazi’s petition to cancel case

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court reserved its verdict on the plea filed by the former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Zafar Hijazi plea for canceling the FIR filed against him in the record tampering case on Wednesday. Last year in October, Federal Investigation Authority’s (FIA) special court had framed charges […]

Policeman martyred in Quetta firing

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: One policeman was martyred and another was injured after unknown gunmen opened fire on a police vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday. The private news channel reported that the incident took place in the Shalkot area of the city and the gunmen opened fire on the police vehicle. The martyred policeman was identified […]

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Turkish jets hit 45 targets in Afrin

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar is in southern Hatay province to inspect troops, which are taking part in ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin. According to a statement by Turkish General Staff, Akar was accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Land Forces Gen. Yasar Guler, Commander of the […]

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Turkey to not allow terrorist groups along borders: PM

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA): Nearly 350,000 Kurds from Syria’s Afrin have fled to Turkey after oppression from PYD/PKK and Daesh terror groups, Premier Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. Addressing the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s sixth annual provincial congress in northern city of Zonguldak, Yildirim said Turkey will not allow terrorist organizations on its southern […]

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Russia calls for practical steps on Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called for necessary practical steps to launch a process of national reconciliation in Afghanistan as he welcomed Uzbekistan’s initiative to convene a ministerial meeting on an Afghan settlement next spring. Speaking at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, Lavrov said: “The situation in Afghanistan […]

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Palestine takes Israel to ICC over detained children

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: The Palestinian Authority has submitted a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) over Israeli violations against Palestinian children. The move came as Israeli authorities extended the detention of 16-year-old girl Ahed al-Tamimi for the fifth time on charges of attacking Israeli soldiers. In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki […]

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Macron warns that UK can’t keep full access to EU

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules. In remarks released Saturday, Macron told the BBC’s Andrew Marr television program that Britain cannot […]

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Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Yemen’s Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward the southern Saudi province of Najran on Saturday, the group’s official al-Masirah TV reported, and a Saudi military spokesman said air defense forces had intercepted the missile. The TV channel said the s-hort-range missile targeted a military base. There were no reports of casualties […]

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No truth in rumours about elections delay’: Minister

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Caretaker Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Law Affairs Barrister Ali Zafar said on Tuesday that free, fair and transparent general elections would be held on time and there was no truth in rumours about delay. Talking to media after distributing cheques among various Bar Councils and Associations at the Lahore High Court […]

SC orders all Islamabad marriage halls to pay regularisation charges

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered on Tuesday owners of marriage halls in Islamabad to pay regularisation charges and get a certificate from Capital Development Authority (CDA). A three-member member of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, wrapped the case on illegal marriage halls in […]

Bakhtawar Bhutto rallies behind Zardari for upcoming polls

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Daughter of late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari backed former president Asif Ali Zardari for brining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Pakistan. Taking to social media, Bakhtawar posted on Twitter, “We all witnessed CPEC in 2013, by we I mean the people of Pakistan including opposition parties.” Bakhtawar added, […]

ECP forwards PML-N’s foreign funding case to enquiry committee

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sent the case of foreign funding against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to the probe committee. A three-judge bench was hearing the case pertaining to foreign funding of PML-N under the supervision of chief election commissioner Sardar Muhammed Raza. The bench directed all respondents in the […]

Appellate tribunal clears Khawaja Asif, Firdous Ashiq to contest polls from Sialkot

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An election tribunal on Tuesday allowed the senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Asif to contest election from NA-73 Sialkot-II constituency after rejecting an appeal against the candidature of PML-N’s nominated candidate. The petition was filed against the former foreign minister had not fully disclosed his assets to the Election Commission of […]

NA-53: Former PM Abbasi cleared to contest election

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was declared cleared by the Islamabad Election Tribunal on Tuesday to contest the upcoming polls from the NA-53 Islamabad-II constituency. Earlier on June 19, the returning officer for Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency had rejected Abbasi’s nomination papers on the ground that Abbasi did not complete the affidavit […]

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