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US wants to decelerate Afghan repatriation process: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that the United States wants to decelerate the repatriation process of Afghan refugees and the world community must comprehend the situation in Pakistan. Addressing an international conference on counter terrorism in Islamabad, the interior minister maintained that peace had been restored with the elimination of […]

Babar, Fakhar lead Pakistan to 3-0 sweep

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan won with 19 balls to spare to complete a 3-0 sweep. But given how ordinary West Indies have been on tour, this was a competitive match. West Indies’ 153 could have proved handy on a different surface against another side, but in Karachi, it just didn’t seem enough against Pakistan’s firepower. […]

Pakistan committed to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogues: Nasser Janjua

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India have agreed to explore the possibilities of more cooperation and of improving bilateral relations to ultimately take it towards comprehensive process of dialogue. This was agreed during a meeting between National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua and Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, who made a pre-planned courtesy call on […]

PML-N involved in disrespecting Parliament: Sherry Rehman

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report GARHI KHUDA BUKSH: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) member and Leader of the Opposition in Senate Sherry Rehman on Tuesday said the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is involved in disrespecting the Parliament. “PML-N is involved in disrespecting the Parliament,” Rehman said while addressing media in Garhi Khudha Baksh. The leader of the opposition in […]

Saudi king reaffirms support for Palestinians after Israel comments

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Saudi King Salman reaffirmed support for Palestinians to US President Donald Trump, state media said Tuesday, after his son and heir apparent said Israel has a “right” to a homeland. The king “reaffirmed the kingdom’s steadfast position towards the Palestinian issue and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to an independent state […]

JUI-F chief illegally obtained 600kanal land in Musharraf tenure: PTI

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Shafqat Mehmood of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) accused Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman on Tuesday of illegally attaining as many as 600 kanals of land during tenure of former army chief Pervez Musharraf is power. The PTI leader addressed a press conference in the federal capital during which he claimed that National […]

Global

Greece leaves 29 migrants stranded

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Cihan Demirci EDIRNE: Greek security forces on Wednesday allegedly left 29 undocumented migrants stranded at the Turkish side of Meric River, which flows between the two countries and through the Balkans. The migrants were detained and kept in overnight custody in Greece on Tuesday. Turkish border forces found the migrants stuck near Serem Island in […]

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Russia urges aid to US-controlled areas in Syria

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Fatih Erel GENEVA: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday called on the U.S. to allow humanitarian access to the areas in Syria controlled by the American coalition. “Russia and the Syrian government have already announced the establishment of humanitarian corridors in Eastern Ghouta. Now it is the turn to act against militants entrenched there, […]

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Government forces gain ground in Yemen’s Bayda

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Mohamed al-Samei SANAA: Government forces have captured strategic sites in the central al-Bayda province from Houthi rebels, according to a government official. Army forces seized control of two mountainous areas in Nati’ directorate in the province, Mosaad al-Salehi, head of the local authority in the directorate, told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. He said the captured […]

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Saudi king holds talks with Lebanon PM in Riyadh

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Ahmed al-Masri RIYADH: Saudi King Sal-man bin Abdulaziz met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who arrived in Riyadh earlier Wednesday for his first visit since his sudden resignation in November. The meeting tackled bilateral relations and developments in Lebanon, according to the official SPA news agency. A host of Saudi and Lebanese officials were […]

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Heavy sentence demanded for ousted S. Korean leader

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Alex Jensen SEOUL: Prosecutors asked a local court on Tuesday to sentence former President Park Geun-hye to 30 years behind bars. Park, 66, has been detained for nearly a year as she was hit with 18 charges of power abuse and corruption after being expelled from office last March. While the scandal that ousted her […]

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Pan-Muslim body slams Israel plan to tax churches

By The Frontier Post | February 28, 2018

Alaa Abu al-Einein JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Tuesday blasted an Israeli plan to start taxing church pr-operty in occupied East Jer-usalem. “We reject these measures, which are part of ongoing efforts [by Israel] to change the status of Christian and Muslim holy places [in Jerusalem] and systematically restrict their existence,” the […]

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Pakistan

NAB summons Shehbaz in Punjab Power Company corruption case

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif for the third time in Punjab Power Company case. The PML-N chief has been directed to appear before the joint investigation team in NAB Lahore office on August 20 and answer the questions during the interrogation period. Shehbaz […]

Rabbani fears reduction in financial autonomy of provinces under NFC Award

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former Senate Chairman Main Raza Rabbani on Friday expressed his fear that the new Parliament may bring changes in the 18th Amendment of the Constitution particularly the financial autonomy of provinces as the federation does not want to give all financial resources under the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. He was speaking […]

Will approach ECP if didn’t get justice, says Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Friday said that Wednesday’s general elections was not conducted in independent manner. The PML-N leader while declaring the Wednesday’s general elections non-transparent accused that the polls weren’t conducted in independent manner, adding that what kind of system Election Commission […]

PTI rebel Ayesha Gulalai loses all four NA seats

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ayesha Gulalai, who deserted the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after accusing its chief Imran Khan of sexual harassment, lost election in all four National Assembly constituencies. She could secure only 3538 votes in all the constituencies she contested for. She contested the election from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NA-25), Punjab (NA-161), Islamabad (NA-53) and Sindh […]

Rs640 million loss incurred to govt in Ashiana Housing scam, NAB tells

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore informed an accountability court on Friday that the company, given the contract of Ashiana Housing Scheme construction, caused Rs640 million losses to the national exchequer. According to NAB officials, Ahad Cheema, as director general of Land and Development Authority (LDA), gave the contract of Ashiana Housing […]

Four dead, 9 injured in different incidents

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report BUREWALA: At least four people including two medical students and a woman died while nine others injured in separate road mishaps and a firing incident in different areas of Burewala on Friday. Police said that two medical students including Abdul Rehman and his friend died when a car they were travelling got out […]

Afghanistan

Police arrests five alleged IS propagandists

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk HEART: Police claimed to have arrested five alleged IS propagandists in the Lalwa Sarjangal district of Ghor province. Spokesman of Ghor police Muhammad Iqbal Nizami has said that the arrested IS propagandists were hailing from Kandahar province and inciting people to join the Islamic State (IS). He added that one the arrested was […]

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Three police officials killed, two injured in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: At least three police officials were killed and two others were injured in a bomb blast in Khashrod district of Nimroz province. Security officials told media persons that an improvised explosive device went off under a police van in Shashba area in Khashrod district, in a result three police officials were killed […]

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Two injured in rocket attack on health department vehicle

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2017

F.P. Report KUNDUZ: At least two persons including a doctor and others were injured in a rocket attack on employees of Public health department in the trouble Kunduz province of Afghanistan. Administrator of Khanabad district, Qudratullah Safi, told media persons that the unknown criminals fired a rocket on the vehicle of public health department at […]

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Three died, four injured in clash of two warlords

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2017

F.P. Report KUNDUZ: As many as three persons were killed and injured four others during a clash between the gunmen of two warlords in Takhar province. Spokesman of Takhar police, Abdul Khalil Aseer told that the clash took place between the supporters of Commander Mullah Piram Qul and Jamal in the Rustaq district bazaar just […]

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Three Taliban fighters killed in Drone strike

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least three Taliban fighters were killed in a drone strike which was conducted in Lalpura district of Nangarhar province. Spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid told local that the Foreign forces in Afghanistan targeted Taliban hideouts in the Lalpura district of Nangarhar and killed three fighters. The local police sources claimed that […]

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Residents of Qarabagh protest against NATO forces for distribution of blasphemous pamphlet

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The inhabitants of Qarabagh district of Kabul protested against the NATO-led forces for distributing blasphemous pamphlets in the area. Hundreds of people held a rally in Qarabagh district and chanted slogans against the America and NATO forces for distributing the blasphemous content. The protestors also blamed the government for keeping silence towards […]

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Business

UBL, PMIC partner to digitize microfinance operations

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: United Bank Limited (UBL) and Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) recently signed a MoU to digitize microfinance operations across the country. PMIC was represented by Zubyr Soomro, Chairman PMIC and UBL was represented by Sima Kamil, President & CEO, UBL. Also present at the event were Zia Ijaz, Group Executive Retail Bank, […]

Overseas Pakistanis send $4.8bn in first 3 months of Fiscal Year 2018

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has shared that the overseas Pakistani workers send US $4,790.01 million in the first three months of the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which is more comparing with same period of the last year US $4,740.37 million. The SBP issued a statement in this regard and adding that during […]

Petroleum products prices in Pakistan are lowest comparing to oil importing countries: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that petroleum product prices are much lower in Pakistan comparing to the other oil importing countries of the region. This he said while responding to a question in National Assembly on Monday which is moved by MQM-P lawmaker regarding the increases of prices of petroleum products. […]

Turkey urges US to review visa suspension as lira, stocks tumble

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ANKARA (AFP): Turkey urged the United States on Monday to review its suspension of visa services after the arrest of a US consulate employee sharply escalated tensions between the two NATO allies and drove Turkey’s currency and stocks lower. Relations between Ankara and Washington have long been plagued by disputes over US support for Kurdish […]

Pakistan’s macroeconomic uncertainties rising, says World Bank report

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The macroeconomic factors are far from encouraging and vehemently on the rise during the fiscal year 2017, according to a World Bank report published recently. The WB’s ‘South Asia Economic Focus Fall 2017’ report mentioned that the macroeconomic uncertainties are increasing due to which the balance of payments is disrupted. The ongoing […]

Governor SBP inaugurates Helpline to facilitate Banking Consumers

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A dedicated Helpline to facilitate Banking Consumers has been established at State Bank of Pakistan Karachi, having UAN 111-727-273, to facilitate the banking consumers in resolving their complaint against Banks, Microfinance banks and Development Finance Institutions. The Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Tariq Bajwa inaugurated the Helpline today and expressed his […]

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