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Aitzaz Ahsan slams Nawaz, judiciary in farewell speech

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party senator Aitzaz Ahsan slammed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and the country’s judiciary in his farewell speech at the Senate on Thursday. “Instead of using their pens, judges exceed their authority through their speeches instead,” he said. Aitzaz Ahsan said that he agreed one hundred percent with PPP’s Farhatullah […]

Pakistan, US want everlasting peace in Afghanistan: FO

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The foreign office spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal has stated that both Pakistan and United State (US) want everlasting peace in Afghanistan. In his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said that peace and stability in Afghanistan is a shared objective for both Pakistan and the United States. He said that Pakistan […]

Top court served anti-Nawaz verdicts one after another, complains Maryam

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Maryam Nawaz complained on Thursday that the top court served anti-Nawaz verdicts one after the other. Daughter of ousted premier and former head of PML-N chief addressed a convention of social media workers of the party in Faisalabad and claimed in her speech that the people would avenge disgrace of their votes […]

Treason case: Court orders govt to arrest, seize properties of Gen (retd) Musharraf

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The special court on Thursday ordered to confiscate properties of former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in treason case. Three member bench of the special court headed by Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and comprising Lahore High Court Chief Justice Yawar Ali and Balochistan High Court Justice Tahira Safdar resumed […]

British High Commission announces first Asma Jahangir scholarship

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The British High Commission announced a new annual scholarship, honouring the legacy of the late rights advocate Asma Jahangir, said an official statement on Thursday. After a rigorous selection process, the scholarship will be awarded to the best female Chevening candidate each year. The recipient of the inaugural award will be announced in […]

Ali Jahangir Siddiqui appointed as Pakistan’s ambassador to US

By The Frontier Post | March 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday has appointed Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as the new Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States of America. Last year in August, Ali Janhagir Siddiqui was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister with the status of a minister of state. He is the son of renowned […]

Global

Modi: Globalization is losing ground

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

DAVOS (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said globalization is giving way to protectionism at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday. The annual WEF meeting in Davos opened with the theme ‘Creating a shared future in a fractured world’. Modi, the first Indian prime minister to speak at the meeting since 1997, said: “Opposite […]

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ICJ instructs India to submit reply in Jadhav case by April 17

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

THE HAGUE (AFP): The International Court of Justice on Tuesday instructed India to submit its reply in the case of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by April 17. Additionally, the court also instructed Pakistan to submit its rejoinder in the case by July 17. Pakistan had earlier in October nominated former chief justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani […]

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South Africa: Police quell anti-crime protests

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Police in South Africa on Monday fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse violent protesters marching against crime in the mining town of Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg. The protesters accuse migrants from other African countries of being involved in crimes, such as drug dealing, human trafficking and running brothels […]

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Van attacker meant to kill Muslims: Prosecutors

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The man charged over a terrorist attack in London last June meant to kill as many Muslims as possible by plowing into a group of worshippers with a van, crown prosecutors said in court Monday, on the first day of the accused’s trial. Darren Osbourne, 48, has denied the charges against him, […]

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Yemen’s deputy interior minister escapes attack

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Yemen’s deputy interior minister has escaped a missile attack by Houthi rebels in the south-western Taiz province on Monday, which left 11 people dead, according to military and medical sources. Houthi rebels shelled a military parade attended by Naser Lakhshaa and senior military officials in al-Khayyami barracks in southern Taiz, a military […]

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Russia accuses US of trying to control Syria border

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The US is trying to take control of the whole of Syrian-Turkish and Syrian-Iraqi borders, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said: “We already draw attention to the fact that the United States have embarked on the creation of alternative authorities in large […]

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Pakistan

Rifts surface in PTI Mardan over party tickets

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: Differences surfaced in (Mardan Chapter) Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf over issuance of party tickets for the next general elections of 2018. In this regard, the PTI activists belonging to PK-51 and PK-52 constituencies held protest demonstrations against injustice distribution of party tickets followed by a press conference at Mardan Press Club. The protesters who […]

Imran Khan fails to end Qureshi-Tareen rift

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): All efforts of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan aimed at slashing differences between vice-president Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jahangir Tareen have failed to produce intended outcomes, inside-aware told a private television channel Wednesday. Perturbed Khan has held several rounds of talk with both leaders and party’s politburo to curb the differences […]

Izhar hits back at Mustafa Kamal, says ‘won’t respond to a fake leader’

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Khawaja Izharul Hasan said on Wednesday that he doesn’t feel appropriate to answer a fake leader, in his response to the criticism levelled against him by Pak Sarzameen Party leader Mustafa Kamal at his party’s workers convention. Kamal in his address made demeaning remarks on Izhar’s appearance and […]

Maryam to contest polls from NA-127 Lahore

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has issued party ticket for NA-127 (Lahore) to Maryam Nawaz, she confirmed on Wednesday. Maryam, who was earlier reported to have been issued party ticket for NA-125 (Lahore) constituency, clarified that her constituency has not been changed. “My ticket for the constituency was announced today (Wednesday),” she said, adding […]

PPP to win again from Sindh, Murad Ali Shah hits back at Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former chief minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah said on Wednesday that the Pakistan Peoples Party will win again from Sindh, in an apparent comeback at Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif. Former CM Sindh was speaking to media, where he responded to the comments passed by former CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif who […]

Tribunal rejects nomination papers of Nisar Khuhro for PS-11

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: The appellate election tribunal dismissed on Wednesday former Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Nisar Khuhro’s nomination papers for PS-11 (Larkana II). Pakistan Peoples Party has issued a party ticket for Khuhro for PS-11 constituency for the forthcoming general election scheduled for July 25. Khuhro’s nomination papers were rejected because he listed […]

Afghanistan

Logar acting crime branch chief killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The acting crime branch chief for central Logar province was killed in a Taliban attack on Tuesday, an official said. Salim Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Maj. Azimullah Haqmal was kidnapped in the morning before being killed by the militants. “Police had arrived in the area to launch an operation for his […]

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60 rebels killed, 100 wounded in Balkh, Jawzjan operations

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Security forces have wrapped up clearing operations in northern Jawzjan and Balkh provinces, claiming to have killed as many as 60 insurgents. Another more than 100 rebels were wounded in the operations in Jawzjan’s Faizabad and Balkh’s Chamtal districts, said Jawzjan’s provincial government spokesman, Mohammad Raza Ghafori. He said the operations were launched […]

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Afghanistan enacts law to control cyberspace

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has signed into law a cybercrime bill targeting online crime and militancy by groups such as the Taliban and Islamic State, officials said Monday, amid concerns it could limit free speech. The Cyber Crime Law criminalises a range of online activities including hacking, spreading ethnic hatred, distribution of online […]

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Dozens rally in Kabul against Iran’s president

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people staged a protest demonstration in Kabul against Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s recent remarks about dams’ construction in Afghanistan. President Rouhani has voiced concern at the Afghan government’s plans to build more dams on the country’s rivers for agriculture development and electricity production. Rouhani, during an international conference last week in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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