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Nowshera: One killed, 14 injured in suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report NOWSHERA: District Police Officer Nadeem Bukhari confirmed that one person was killed and 14 others injured after a suicide bomber attack on a security forces’ convoy on Thursday in Nowshera. DPO added that the suicide bomber attacked the security forces convoy on Nowshera’s Mall road and he blew himself near a security forces’ […]

Colonel Joseph allowed leaving Pakistan after assurance of trial in US: FO

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday said that the United States diplomat involved in the killing of a Pakistani citizen in a road accident was allowed to leave the country after an assurance that he would be tried in a US court of law, state-run media reported. During his weekly press briefing, FO […]

Whoever arranged controversial interview is Nawaz’s biggest enemy: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday that whoever arranged Nawaz’s recent controversial interview is his [Nawaz’s] biggest enemy, according to sources. He made the remark when asked by a PML-N MNA who arranged Nawaz Sharif’s recent interview which sparked a national controversy. Shehbaz is chairing his first meeting […]

Nawaz in cahoots with establishment for past 30 years: Zardari

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday accused PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif of being in cahoots with the establishment for the past 30 years. While addressing an Iftar dinner in Lahore, the former president criticized politicians for deceiving their country in the quest for power. “The country must always come first,” Zardari […]

Altercation between PTI, PML-N lawmakers in PA session

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An altercation was seen between members of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the Punjab Assembly while the session was underway on Thursday. According to details, the brief spat between PTI and PML-N lawmakers exchanged harsh comments and broke out following a protest by members of the opposition party […]

Balochistan operation: Funeral prayer of martyred Colonel Sohail Abid offered in Vehari

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report VEHARI: The funeral prayer of Colonel Sohail Abid was offered in Vehari on Thursday. Army officer Colonel Sohail Abid, embraced martyrdom in exchange of fire in Killi Almas area in Balochistan province on Wednesday. Army officers, relatives and locals participated in the last ritual of the brave son of the soul. The sources […]

Global

US anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 15 percent in 2017

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Hate crimes targeting US Muslims rose 15 percent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released on Monday by advocacy group the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The group recorded 300 US hate crimes targeting Muslims last year, ranging from the June beating of a Muslim man in the […]

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Germany to spend billions for military purchases

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: The German government is seeking approval from the parliament for major military purchases, such as helicopters, drones and rocket launchers, worth billions of euros, local media reported on Monday. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has recently submitted a list of 18 major procurement projects to the parliament’s budget committee, and each […]

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Lavrov, Yi discuss Putin’s China visit

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart on Monday discussed an upcoming visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to China. Putin will travel to China in June and his visit will be in connection with a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Lavrov said. “Today we focused on preparations for […]

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China reassures Pakistan on ties ahead of Xi’s meeting with Modi

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China on Monday reassured Pakistan that relations between the two countries were as firm as ever and would “never rust”, ahead of a meeting this week between President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that could unnerve Islamabad. China and Pakistan like to call each other “all weather friends” and their […]

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IAEA, UN, EU call for keeping Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The UN, EU and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday called for preservation of the Iranian nuclear deal before the May 12 deadline set by U.S. President Donald Trump to toughen the deal. “The threat of the use — intentional or otherwise — of nuclear weapons is growing. This threat, […]

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Armenia Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigns amid protests

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

YEREVAN (AL-JAZEERA ): Armenia’s newly elected prime minister has resigned following days of protests against his government, according to the politician’s website. In the past 10 days, thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets in the capital, Yerevan, accusing Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan of corruption and authoritarian rule. On Monday, Sargsyan said he would […]

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Pakistan

Cancellation of blasphemous caricature contest major diplomatic success: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that cancellation of blasphemous caricature contest in Netherlands was a major diplomatic success of Pakistan. Talking to newsmen outside Parliament House here he said Pakistan responded to  the development in close coordination with Turkey and other members of the Organization of Islamic […]

CM to approach relevant forum to get share KP share CPEC

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has assured he would approach the relevant forum to get the developmental share of the province in the CPEC related projects denied by the previous PML-N government. The PML-N government kept the province under the constant fallacy of saying something and doing other things adhering to […]

Two shot dead over women dispute

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report CHARSADDA: Two people were killed when armed men opened fire over women dispute here on Friday, police said. SHO Parang said that the incident took place in Zangali Korona area of Charsadda where relative of the women clashed. The men from both sides also jumped into the clash and opened fire at each […]

Nephew allegedly killed uncle over domestic issue

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: The nephew allegedly killed his uncle after exchange of barbs on trivial domestic issue here on Friday, said police. The incident was occurred in jurisdiction of Zaida Police station. The deceased and alleged assailants belong to Shahmansoor village. Registering at FIR in Zaida police station, wife of the deceased Irshad Ali said […]

Iranian FM meets PM; delivers President Rouhani’s message

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday received Iranian Minister for Foreign Affairs Javad Zarif, for a meeting, who conveyed to him the greetings and best wishes of the people and leadership of Iran on assuming the office. He stated that Iran wished continued progress and prosperity to the people of Pakistan. Javad Zarif […]

ECP to start registration of overseas Pakistanis as voters from tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will start online registration for overseas Pakistanis as voters from tomorrow September 1 and will continue till 15th of next month. Director General Public Relations ECP Nadeem Qasim, while speaking to media on Friday, said overseas Pakistanis possessing valid machine-readable passports can get themselves registered as […]

Afghanistan

1,900 airstrikes on rebels: AAF

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Air Force (AAF) carried out 1,900 air strikes against militants over the past nine months, the force commander said. Maj. Gen. M. Shoib Pilot told reporters in Kabul the AAF conducted a total of 27,000 flights in the period. These flights also included 900 supportive, 200 surveillance and the rest […]

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Imports from Pakistan drop by 80% this year

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: As its trade with Central Asia states has been on the rise, Afghanistan’s imports from Pakistan have declined by 80 percent, say traders in Balkh province. Due to commerce and transit issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan, businesspeople in the province say imports through the Torkham port have precipitously fallen. Meanwhile, officials of […]

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MoU signed on modernizing postal services

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A three-way memorandum of understanding has been signed to modernize postal services throughout the country. The MoU has been signed among the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) and Afghan Post. Signing of the MoU on improving the postal services was announced at a press […]

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5 policemen detained

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST CITY: The security personnel in Khost province have arrested five policemen in connection with the escape of an inmate from a police station. Last week, provincial police headquarters reported they had arrested a group of armed criminals allegedly involve in robberies and other criminal activities. Police spokesman Abdul Basir told media Afghan […]

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Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Fifteen persons were killed and 14 more wounded in a bomb blast during funeral prayers of a former district governor in Nangarhar province on Sunday. Explosives planted in a motorcycle went off during funeral prayers in Muqam Khan area in the limits of Behsud district at around 2:30 pm, Nangarhar governor’s spokesman […]

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18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

JALALABAD (AFP): An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan’s restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly year for ordinary Afghans. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast which authorities initially said was caused by a suicide attacker but now believe was […]

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Business

Automotive sector anticipates over $800 million investment

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Five vehicle manufacturing companies including Hyundai, KIA, Regal Automobiles, Khalid Mushtaq Motors and United Motors have been granted the Greenfield or new investment status under the Automotive Development Policy 2016-21, this will bring over 800 million dollars investment in automobile sector. According to details, Engineering Development Board (EDB) , Ministry of Industries […]

Businesses cautious in installing patches to fix chip flaw

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Chances that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem. Researchers this week revealed security problems with chips from Intel Corp (INTC.O) and many of […]

US jobs growth loses steam in December

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing jobs growth. Non-farm payrolls rose by 148,000 last month, amid losses in the retail sector, the Labor Department said. But the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%, the lowest it has been since 2000. Analysts say the tightening […]

Google surveying Pixel 2 owners

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: While using his Pixel 2 XL earlier today, Andrew Martonik from Android Central stumbled upon a pop-up bubble at the bottom of his settings menu. The item, labeled “Help improve Pixel: 1 minute survey,” allows users to either dismiss the pop-up or take the survey. If you choose to take the […]

KCCI not to support facilitators of Bhatta Mafia

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & Former President Karachi Chamber Siraj Kassam Teli has categorically stated that the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry will never support nor assist any individual, small trader, shopkeeper or association who are involved in facilitating the activities of Bhatta Mafia. He said that any small trader, who […]

Smooth implementation of SME finance policy stressed

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

F.P Report KARACHI: “I believe that with active support of business community and banking sector, SME finance policy recently launched by the Prime Minister will achieve its desired objectives”, said the Governor SBP while chairing a meeting held at SBP (BSC) Sukkur. The meeting was attended by the presidents, vice presidents and general secretaries of […]

Sports

ICC consultant gives security clearance for PSL matches in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Keeping in view the personal interest and assurance of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah the Internal Cricket Council (ICC) Foreign Security Consultant Mr Reg Dickason has said that he would give clearance to ICC for holding international matches in Karachi, claims spokesman CM House. The ICC Foreign Security Consultant Mr […]

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Foreign security expert in Karachi to discuss arrangements for PSL matches

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): A security consultant who works with ICC, FICA and various international cricket boards has arrived in Karachi to discuss security arrangements in the city for proposed PSL matches next year. Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International, a security firm that advises security on ICC, FICA and various boards, was received in Karachi by […]

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My family doesn’t want me to travel to Lahore: Nic Pothas

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Sri Lanka Head Coach Nic Pothas has said he would not be travelling to Lahore as his family was not happy about him going. He said this justifying his decision of not going to Lahore for the last game of the ongoing bilateral series against Pakistan later this month. “For me my […]

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Arthur praises Pakistan player over spot fixing case

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Mickey Arthur, Pakistan head coach, on Sunday praised an unnamed player for reporting a spot fixing approach as “a real example to our team”. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed a player was approached with a fixing offer during the ongoing one-day series with Sri Lanka but he reported the […]

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Ajaz’s hat trick in Pakistan’s 6-3 win over Korea in 3rd place game

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

DHAKA (NNI): In what was their best display of the event, Pakistan outplayed South Korea 6-3 in the 3rd place match of 10th Hockey Asia Cup at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Stadium. Though, it was a good team effort but Ajaz Ahmed was the star of the show with three beautiful open play goals. The tempo […]

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Aguero’s milestone goal leads Man City to easy win

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Manchester City remain on top of the Premier League, Sergio Agüero is now their joint-top all-time goalscorer, but this workmanlike victory over a predictably solid Burnley side refuted the theory that Saturday afternoons here are going to be one long carnival of fantasy football. This was just football. Burnley made City work for […]

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