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Pakistan, Russia agree to expand defence cooperation

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Commander Russian Federation Ground Forces Colonel General Oleg Salyukov have agreed to expand military to military cooperation between the two countries. Gen Qamar met Col-Gen Salyukov at the Kremlin Palace after arriving in Moscow on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the […]

Pakistan, India 2019 World Cup match dates confirmed

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The marquee clash of the 2019 World Cup between Pakistan and India will take place on June 16 in Manchester, sources have confirmed. The match between the arch-rivals is considered to be the best during any tournament and the International Cricket Council (ICC) mostly pits them together in any tournament. Case in […]

Nawaz Sharif asks NAB to investigate the elevation of Saqib Nisar as CJP

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister and facing corruption cases in accountability court, Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should investigate the unusual elevation of Saqib Nisar from law secretary to the top judge of the country. Nawaz questioned this while talking to media persons outside the accountability court. […]

Senate eligibility case: Apex court dismisses Dar’s medical certificate

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court rejected the medical certificate of Senator Ishaq Dar in Senate election eligibility case and ordered him to appear before the court. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench as it conducted hearing of the case on Tuesday. CJP asked the Dar’s lawyer Salman Butt […]

Petition against NRO: Apex court issues notices to Musharraf, Zardari, others

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday hearing the petitions regarding the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), has issued notices to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, former president Asif Ali Zardari, former attorney-general Justice (retd) Malik Qayyum and the National Accountability Bureau. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three member bench. The petition […]

Avenfield properties case: Maryam’s counsel concludes NAB official’s cross-examination

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family resumed its hearing in Avenfield properties case on Tuesday. Accountability court judge, Muhammad Bashir started the hearing of the case, Amjad Pervez, counsel of Maryam Nawaz concluded the cross-examination of prosecution witness Zahir Shah. NAB Director General […]

Global

Egyptians cast ballots in presidential election

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Mohamed al-Rayes CAIRO: Egyptians on Monday began casting ballots in a three-day presidential election amid predictions of a landslide win for incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. Polling stations opened their doors at 9:00 a.m. and will close at 9:00 p.m. (local time). At midday, Egyptian state television broadcast footage showing al-Sisi casting his ballot at a […]

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Yemen missile attack kills 1 in Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Mahmut Geldi RIYADH: One person died and two other were injured after Yemen shot ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh late Sunday. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), media spokesman of Civil Defense in Riyadh, Mohammed Al-Hammadi said that the Saudi air defense shot down seven ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthi militia. […]

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Israeli police grill PM over corruption

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Abdel Raouf Arnaout JERUSALEM: Israeli police on Monday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption allegations, according to Israel Radio. Investigators grilled Netanyahu for four hours at his home in West Jerusalem over suspicions that he awarded favors to Israel’s telecom company Bezeq Telecom Israel in return for favorable coverage on the company’s news site. […]

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US expels 60 Russians, closes consulate for British attack

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON: The U.S. retaliated Monday for a chemical attack in the U.K. blamed on Russia by expelling 60 diplomats Washington said were working as intelligence officers, and orders the closure of Moscow’s consulate in Seattle. Those expelled include 48 embassy employees and 12 individuals who were working at the Russian mission to the […]

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45 Russian diplomats expelled across Europe

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: Fourteen EU member states have expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in an orchestrated reaction Monday, over the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the U.K. At least 45 Russian diplomats have been expelled across Europe so far. “As a direct follow up to last week’s European […]

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64 dead in Russian shopping mall inferno

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): A total of 64 people some of them children perished in a fire that ravaged a busy shopping mall in an industrial city in Siberia, as rescue teams Monday struggled through piles of charred rubble to recover bodies. Russian television showed images of thick black smoke pouring out of the Winter Cherry shopping […]

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Pakistan

Nine injured in bus-tractor accident

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report KHANEWAL: As many as nine passengers sustained injuries owing to a bus-tractor collision at national highway near Khacha Koh on Wednesday morning. Rescue 1122 sources told media hat a Multan bound bus was coming from Lahore when it hit a tractor parked along the road and then rammed into a nearby shop this […]

FIR against CTD registered for killing innocent citizen

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: An FIR has been finally registered against unidentified Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in the city police station and the protest which was erupted on Tuesday had ended after accepting of main demand of the people here on Wednesday. The negotiations between protesting people selected leaders and distinguished police officials held at […]

The Runaway Cybercrime of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Cybercrime is a major issue the whole world over – be it ransomware, DDoS attacks, identity theft or just a plain old phishing email, companies and individuals fall victim every day. The nature of the internet has always been so vague and mysterious. It’s a scary, useful and deep place all at once, and these […]

Rafique Rajwana resigns as governor Punjab

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana has resigned from his post on Wednesday. While talking to media persons, Rafique Rajwana said he would return to his profession of being a lawyer after submitting his resignation from the post of Punjab governor. He added that he made the decision after consulting with the party leadership […]

PPP’s Siraj Durrani re-elected as speaker Sindh Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) nominee for speaker Sindh assembly slot, Agha Siraj Durrani sworn in after winning the elections on Wednesday. PPP’s nominee secured 96 votes through secret ballot and defeated his rival Javed Hanif who clinched 59 votes. Durrani has been elected to the house for the second consecutive term as […]

Mushtaq Ghani sworn in as speaker KP Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Former provincial minister Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani was elected as speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Wednesday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had nominated Mushtaq Ahmed for the speaker slot and he secured 81 votes as he contested for the slot against Laiq Muhammad Khan of Awami National Party (ANP). Meanwhile, voting is under way […]

Afghanistan

Explosion hits Kabul as political gathering under way

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

KABUL (Al Jazeera): A suicide attacker has killed at least nine people, detonating his vest near a political gathering in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials confirmed. Kabul police spokesman Abdul Basir Mujahid told Al Jazeera that the attacker was stopped at the entrance of the hall, which is usually used for weddings, where he detonated […]

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Abdullah Discusses New US Strategy With VP Pence

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

KABUL (TOLONews): National Unity Government (NUG) Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah held a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence at the White House in Washington last Friday night and discussed the new war strategy in Afghanistan, the CEO’s office said in a statement on Saturday. According to the statement during the meeting both sides emphasized […]

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Taliban denies involvement in Kabul suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban militants group denied any involvement of the group in Kabul suicide attack on Thursday in which 19 people were killed and dozen other were injured. Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman of Taliban group told Afghan media that Taliban group has no links with the explosion which was occurred in Khair Khana area […]

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Rocket attacks: Karzai asks Pakistan to stop cross border attacks

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai has asked Pakistan to stop cross border attacks in Afghanistan and blamed Pakistan for attacking the Afghanistan land. Karzai said this while talking to media persons on Thursday. He added that the presence and treatment of United State has imposed the recent circumstances and adding that the recent […]

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At least 18 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

KABUL (AFP): A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 18 people, reported TOLO News Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering underway inside. As a result of the attack, 10 other people were wounded. Eyewitnesses said at least three cars were also destroyed in the incident and […]

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NATO’s renewed pledges come at proper time: Mattis

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

WASHNGTON (Pajhwok): US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said NATO’s renewal of commitments with Afghanistan came at a proper time and sent a clear message to the Talibanand their allies. Mattis expressed these views during a meeting with Chief Executive Office (CEO) Abdullah in the Pentagon. Abdullah thanked the US for its support to the Afghan security forces in […]

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Business

Weekly inflation decreases by 0.88%

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based on weekly inflation for the week ended on November 17 for the combined income groups decreased by 0.88 percent as compared to the previous week. According to the latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday, the SPI for the week under review in […]

Murdoch’s Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations, a source familiar with the discussions said Friday. The source — who requested not to be identified — said Comcast, Verizon, and Sony are among the suitors in “preliminary” […]

Tesla’s all-electric semi truck aims to disrupt transport

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

HAWTHORNE (AFP): After shaking up the auto world with its electric cars, Tesla is tackling a new frontier in “green” transportation with the unveiling of a futuristic all-electric semi truck. Elon Musk, the South African-born inventor and entrepreneur, showcased the new vehicle Thursday in Hawthorne, California, site of Tesla’s design bureau and the headquarters of […]

Zong 4G offers free access on WhatsApp to any network

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Being at the forefront of Pakistan’s data revolution, country’s largest data network, Zong 4G, has announced an un-paralleled offer for its data users. Customers can now enjoy unlimited access to world’s largest connectivity platform, WhatsApp, at Pakistan’s largest data network, Zong 4G, for absolutely no charge. Powered by the fastest 4G network […]

MCB enters into MoU with TMF

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: MCB Bank, one of the largest & most innovative banks in Pakistan, has entered into a strategic alliance with leading Sindh based microfinance service provider Thardeep Microfinance Foundation (TMF) for digital financial services. At the signing ceremony, Faisal Ejaz Khan, CIO MCB Bank, apprised the TMF team on the bank’s diverse digital […]

McDonald’s takes a deep dive to promote active lifestyle!

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The 22nd McDonald’s National Age-Group Boys Swimming Championship 2017 was organized by Sindh Swimming Association with support of McDonald’s. This was the 8th consecutive year of McDonald’s Pakistan supporting the event. The event started at 7:30 am on 11th November, 2017, and concluded successfully with a closing ceremony on 12th November, 2017 […]

Sports

Pakistan to host two int’l tennis events before year end

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will host two back-to-back International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures (Men’s Professional Circuit events) before the end of ongoing year. “We will host these events in November-December, this year,” President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Salim Saifullah told the media. He said each event would carry a prize purse of […]

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Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif likely to be banned: PCB sources

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Spot fixer cricketers, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif are likely to be banned for life for their alleged involvement in the spot fixing scandal which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year in Dubai. “We have requested the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Tribunal probing into the spot fixing scandal to impose […]

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Djokovic drops a place to fifth in ATP rankings

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

PARIS (AFP): Novak Djokovic dropped one place to fifth with Stanislas Wawrinka moving up to fourth in the ATP rankings published on Monday. Former world number one Djokovic will likely fall further by the end of the year as he has already announced he will not play again this season due to an elbow injury. […]

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Stokes’ burst leaves South Africa facing defeat

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report OVAL: England ripped apart South Africa’s top order in Sunday’s final session at the Oval to bear down on a victory that would put them 2-1 up with one to play in the four-test series. Two wickets from successive balls in Ben Stokes’ third over removed Quinton de Kock (5) and Faf du […]

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Ronaldo due in court over tax evasion claims

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2017

F.P. Report MADRID: Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court near Madrid Monday accused of evading millions of euros in taxes, the latest player to fall foul of Spain´s taxman. The 32-year-old will be questioned by a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, a wealthy suburb of Madrid where he lives, after returning from a summer […]

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Waseem knocks out Ivan Trejos

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2017

F.P. Report PANAMA CITY: Muhammad Waseem, Pakistan Professional boxer and two times World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion knocked out Panama’s Ivan Trejos in Panama City on Sunday. This was the second fight for the 2014 Asian Games bronze medalist this month, after he knocked out Panama’s Eliecer Valdez on July 5 on his […]

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