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Islamic State claims killing of 29 at Iran military parade

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault. The attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz came as the country marked the anniversary […]

FIA freezes 19 bank accounts of Omni Group

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday froze at least 19 bank accounts belonging to Omni Group in a case pertaining to money laundering and fake accounts case. According to details, FIA has frozen 19 bank accounts with over Rs330 million cash belonging to Omni group while the business group, on the other […]

Sattar challenges victory of Amir Liaquat from Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: TV Host cum Politician Amir Liaquat Hussain got second upset on Saturday as his opponent candidate Dr Farooq Sattar challenged his victory on NA-245, a national assembly seat from Karachi. Last week the court had announced that the controversial politician will be indicated for contempt of court on 27th of this month […]

PTI’s Dar challenges Khawaja Asif victory in July polls  

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Usman Dar has challenged the victory of former foreign minister, Khawaja Asif from NA-73 constituency in the July 25 polls. According to details, Usman Dar filed a petition in the election tribunal and stating that Asif has concealed his assets by submitting an unverified affidavit. Dar asked […]

Disappointed over Indian inappropriate behavior of cancelling talks: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report DOHA: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that it is very unfortunate that India cancelled the scheduled meeting between the foreign ministers of two countries owing to an issue which took place in July. FM Qureshi said that New Delhi in September presented an issue which took place in July as an […]

MQM-P’s Farooq Sattar to challenge PTI’s Aamir Liaquat victory in NA-245

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Farooq Sattar has decided to challenge PTI’s Amir Liaquat victory NA-245 constituency of Karachi in the July 25 elections. While speaking to media on Saturday, Farooq Sattar has said that he has proves and prepared an 850-page application to be submitted to the election tribunal. PTI’s […]

Global

US imposes sanction on China for purchasing Russian missiles

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping US sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. The US State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department (EDD), […]

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Moon hopes US will resume talks with North as Kim ready for new summit

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

SOUL (Sputnik): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed a desire to continue a dialogue with US President Trump, President Moon Jae-in said. Moon Jae-In said he wanted to discuss with Trump the possibility of an official end to the war on the Korean Peninsula this year. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that he […]

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Merkel urges swift progress in Brexit talks

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for swift progress in talks between the EU and the U.K. to finalize a Brexit deal in November. Speaking after an informal summit of EU leaders in Austrian city of Salzburg, Merkel said the leaders have discussed the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations with the U.K. […]

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Moscow blames Israel for plane-downing in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Russian embassy in Israel has blasted what it described as “irresponsible and unfriendly actions” by the Israeli air force, which, it said, had caused the downing of a Russian military plane in Syrian airspace earlier this week. “Moscow views as irresponsible and unfriendly the actions of the Israeli air force, which […]

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Greek confident on name deal

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

ATHENS (AP): Greece’s foreign minister says he’s confident a preliminary deal to rename neighboring Macedonia will be fully ratified despite opposition in both countries. Nikos Kotzias says he hopes and believes Macedonians will back the name change to “North Macedonia” in a Sept. 30 referendum. If implemented, the agreement will end a decades-old bilateral dispute […]

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Egypt’s ancient temples rescued

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

PARIS (AFP): One of the world’s biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple complex was dismantled and hoisted to higher ground to prevent its flooding by the damming of the Nile River. The groundbreaking UNESCO-led project to relocate around 20 gigantic monuments in Abu Simbel complex […]

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Pakistan

PM for uniformity in basic educational system, curriculum

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday stressed upon the need for reforms in the education system and said for building of nation, there should be uniformity in the basic educational system and the curriculum for the entire country. He was talking to a delegation of Ulema (religious scholars) that called on him here […]

PTI to develop deprive areas of Punjab: CM Buzdar  

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that PTI led provincial government is committed to work for the development of deprive areas of Punjab. This he said while talking to media persons on Thursday. CM Buzadar said that it is priority of PTI to remove the disparity between poor and rich […]

Eight injured as police baton charge protesting students at UoP

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Ishaq Khan PESHAWAR: As many as eight students were injured and fifteen others were arrested when police baton-charged them during their protest against fee hike in University of Peshawar on Thursday. According to details, the students were protesting against the hike in fees and a large number of students gathered outside Peshawar University this morning, […]

Horse trading revelations: Taimur Talpur appears before ECP  

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA from Sindh, Taimur Talpur has appeared in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and taken u-turn over his claim regarding horse-trading in Senate polls on Thursday. While appearing in ECP, PPP leader said that his statement was taken out of context and demanded constitutional protection. Meanwhile, Chief Election […]

Anti-encroachment drive continues in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Anti-encroachment drive is continue on the third day in the Lahore city on Thursday. The anti-encroachment operation was initiated by teams of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and district administration against land grabbers. According to local media reports, a deadline issued to Harbanspura’s protesting citizens, to submit documents proving their ownership, will […]

No substance in Mashhood statement: Pervez

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervez Elahi has said that the land mafia is continuing its activities in the city since the last ten years,   not from today.. He further said that land mafia was backed by former rulers and Mansha bomb is also nourished by them. While talking to media men upon […]

Afghanistan

Kapisa clash over pine nuts leaves 2 dead

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAHMOOD RAQI: At least two individuals have been killed and two others wounded as a result of a clash over collecting pine nuts in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Tuesday. District chief Ghulam Naqshband Safi told Pajhwok News that clash erupted between Payalkhel residents and Nijrab inhabitants […]

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Afghan Taliban confirms death of Jalal-u-Din Haqqani

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Taliban has announced the death of Maulvi Jalal-u-Din Haqqani, the founder of Haqqani network, on Tuesday. According to the statement issued by Afghan Taliban, it read that “It is with great regret that we inform our believing Mujahid Afghan nation and the vast Islamic Ummah that the prominent Jihadi figure, religious […]

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New NATO Commander vows all-out support to Afghan armed forces

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The new Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission and the US forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller has vowed all-out support to the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said Gen. Miller reaffirmed the alliance’s support to the Afghan armed forces during a meeting […]

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4 cops dead, wounded after Taliban attacks in Ghor

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Taliban gunmen killed a policeman and wounded three others in western Ghor province, officials said Monday. The Taliban gunmen attacked several police posts in the Pequl Jozak area of Sagher district last night, killing a cop and wounding three others, said Abdul Hayee Khatebi, spokesman of Ghor governor. He said reinforcement reached […]

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Three schools bombed in Paktika

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: Anti-government gunmen bombed three schools in Sharana, capital of Paktika province, education officials said Monday. The gunmen blew up the Hazrat Bilal and Syed Jalal Bukhari with bombs and fired rocket on the Khwaja Khil schools at approximately 7:00 a.m. (local time) Monday, said Mehrabuddin Shafaq, director of Paktika education department. He […]

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Taliban claim capturing district centre in Balkh

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban claimed they have captured Chahi district in the relatively peaceful northern Balkah. The Taliban fighters launched attacks on the Chahi district headquarters compound, police headquarters and surrounding security posts Sunday afternoon, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). He said the Taliban seized district centre, adding numerous government troops […]

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Business

Chinese companies flee other countries to avoid U.S. taxes

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs: remove the “Made in China” label by shifting production to countries such as Vietnam, Serbia and Mexico. The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a months-long trade fight after Trump imposed 25 […]

Dollar falls on U.S.-Canada trade talks

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The dollar fell on Wednesday as sources said Canada was ready to make a concession to the United States to resolve their talks over reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement, though lingering anxiety over U.S.-China trade tensions weighed. China will ask the World Trade Organization next week for permission to impose sanctions […]

Musk plans to speed Tesla Production

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: The electric-car maker will ditch two of seven colors offered to buyers on Wednesday to simplify manufacturing, Musk, Tesla’s chief executive officer, said in a tweet. Obsidian Black and Metallic Silver will only be available as a special request and will cost more, he said. The announcement follows a chaotic week for […]

Emaar refutes plans to offer 10-year visa to investors

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: UAE-based property developer Emaar has denied reports that it is planning to grant a multi-year residence visa to its investors. An Arabic newspaper reported on Tuesday that according to a source, the company intends to provide a 10-year residence visa to those who invest in some of its real estate developments. According […]

Murad says to resist if govt plans to roll back 18th amendment

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the 18th Constitutional Amendment provides provincial autonomy and it has strengthened parliamentary form of government in the country, therefore any attempt to roll it back would be resisted strictly. This he said on Tuesday while talking to media at Mazar-e-Quaid. He said […]

Employment up 1.4 per cent in Q2: EU

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The European Union saw an annual hike of 1.4 percent in employment in the second quarter of this year, according to Eurostat on Tuesday. “Eurostat estimates that, in the second quarter of 2018, 238.9 million men and women were employed in the EU28, of which 158 million were in the euro area,” […]

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Sports

PCB appoints Grant Bradburn as fielding coach

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed Grant Bradburn as fielding coach of the national team on a full-time basis for a period of three years. Bradburn will be with the national team from the Asia Cup 2018 scheduled in the United Arab Emirates. The newly appointed fielding coach said, “It is a […]

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as adviser to PCB Chief

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Pakistani fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has announced his resignation on Thursday from the post of adviser to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. He shared the news on his twitter and it read that this is to announce that I have resigned from the post of adviser to the chairman PCB effective […]

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Fakhar aims to repeat Champions Trophy performance

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team’s opener, Fakhar Zaman is aiming to repeat Champions trophy sterling performance in the Asia Cup being played from September 15 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. “I am focusing on enhancing my batting skills during the training camp to aim for scoring big scores in the event and I have set my […]

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‘Overlooked from team selection:’ Hafeez writes letter to Chairman PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Captain, Muhammad Hafeez has written a letter to Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board, Ehsan Mani on being overlooked from Pakistan cricket team named for the Asia Cup being played in September 15, Dhaka. In the letter, he has narrated the injustice meted out to him and his rejection from the […]

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Serena reaches US Open semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (BBC): Serena Williams passed her toughest test so far at the US Open to beat Karolina Pliskova and reach the semi-finals for a ninth consecutive time. Williams, seeded 17th, trailed 4-2 in the first set but hit back to win 6-4 6-3 against the Czech eighth seed. The American, 36, is seeking her first […]

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Pogba always welcome at Barca, says Suarez

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Barcelona (AFP): Luis Suarez believes Paul Pogba should be challenging for more trophies than he is at Manchester United and would always be welcome at Barcelona. Pogba has endured a turbulent two years since returning to Old Trafford for a then world-record fee of 105 million euros ($121.7) and his relationship with coach Jose Mourinho […]

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Fashion & Movies

Dabangg-3 to be release in 2019

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There is no doubt about Salman Khan being one of the biggest stars in Bollywood. He has the kind of fan following that many celebrities don’t get throughout their careers. However, even after giving back-to-back blockbusters, his latest release Race 3 has failed to impress the audience. And, because of that Salman […]

Rishi Kapoor praises Alia Bhatt for accepting challenging roles

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It seems like it’s the season of love in Bollywood. There are many fresh relationships brewing and one such relationship is between Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Both the actors have been spotted multiple times spending time with each other. In fact, only recently Alia also went out with Ranbir’s family for […]

Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Raazi’ earns Rs 200 crore

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Meghna Gulzar directorial Raazi starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal has been enjoying a brilliant run at the box-office. Seeing Raazi and other releases around, it can easily be said that 2018 has been a good year for Bollywood until now. Several films have already made their entry in the 100 crore […]

King Khan to host engagement party of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta have been one of the most talked about couples of the year and their grand engagement and wedding functions are surely the most awaited events of 2018. After being friends from childhood, Akash Ambani proposed to the pretty lady in March, following which the two had an […]

Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao signs yet another film

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao’s on-screen pairing seems to be a hit with not just the audience but with filmmakers too. After the success of Queen, Ekta Kapoor and Shaailesh R Singh managed to bring these two talented actors together in Mental Hai Kya, which both the actors are currently shooting for […]

Race 3 continues to rule at Indian box-office

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Remo D’Souza directorial Race 3 starring Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem enjoyed a solid opening weekend at the box-office. And on Monday, the film grossed Rs 14.24 crore which now makes the total domestic net collection to over Rs 120 crore in four days. The Monday figure is a big drop […]

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Articles

Social Media is transforming politics

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rabia Sattar Zia The mechanism that is most often offered for this state of events is the existence of echo chambers or filter bubbles. The argument goes that first social media platforms feed people the news that is closest to their own ideological standpoint (estimated from their previous patterns of consumption) and second, that people […]

Trump’s secret plan!

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Everybody knows that the “Israeli lobby” had a major role in US President Donald Trump’s “Jerusalem decision.” Of course, the Israel love of the Republican Party’s “Evangelist” wing and the Christian-Zionist wing has also been effective. In the Dec. 12 Senate election in Alabama, radical Evangelist Roy Moore, presented by Trump’s former White […]

Donald Trump’s approach to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Shakir Wazir The US president Donald Trump announced the new South Asian Strategy on August, 21, 2017 wherein, he chastised Pakistan for providing safe havens to the very terrorists US is fighting. This might have flabbergasted most of the Pakistanis who would have done a double take on their TV screens and headlines of the […]

Condition Precedent

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

M Jahanzeb Butt Long awaited appeal of the Punjab Government has been finally accepted by the apex Court, ruling out the injunction of the Lahore High Court. The critique observation on the decision of the apex Court has stated that the apex Court has applied the doctrine of ‘In casu extremae necessitatis omnia sunt communia’ […]

Terrorism, barbarism and educational institutions

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Muhammad Rahim Haqqani A student of grade-X says that at dusk when the TV channels show the footage of suicide bombs, I feel much fear and jolts that why one man kills a lot of other innocent humans? Why one human is thirsty to shed the blood of another man. Human beings are the greatest […]

They sold Jerusalem!

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Ibrahim Karagül Exactly 100 years ago, around about these days, we lost Jerusalem. We lost Palestine. We lost the entire region. We took refuge in Anatolia, the last fortress. We protected ourselves here. We built a shelter for all those flocking in from all corners of the region. Exactly a century ago, we resisted in […]

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Editorial

Lopsided energy policy

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

The successive government from 1973 starting from Bhutto era till date has deliberately ignored to chalk out a compressive and affordable energy policy. Construction of big and small dams along with hydro power stations was not built merely for such political reasons that ran counter to the national interest. The country was pushed to grave […]

Political Pyrexia

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Patience calm and forbearance used to be the dominant attributes of the temperament of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. When he was federal minister in Nawaz Sharif cabinet, he always remained calm and cools to the opposition sharp critique against the government and preferred to avoid firebrand response like Khwaja Saad Rafiq, Talal Chaudhri […]

Currency depreciation

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of this international donor agency for depreciation of currency was conceded. Pakistani Rupee was constantly losing value in exchange with US dollar and other hard trading currencies. The State Bank […]

Hinting foreign policy shift

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Addressing a seminar hosted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif hinted at shift from the United States towards China and Russia. He said Pakistan policy for long had remained US centric; however, the time has come to review our foreign policy and shift its focus towards Russia and China. He emphasized […]

Contaminated drinking water

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2017

It is very pathetic that PPP government, which ruled over Sindh province for the past ten years could not even provided clean drinking water to the people. But on the contrary spends billions of rupees on cultural shows and party public meetings. The Islamabad political power show is one such example of extravagance and lavish […]

CPEC financing

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

China has stopped funding of some projects particularly those related to the road network under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on the pretext of new guidelines to be issued from Beijing, a senior government official revealed to the media. The decision seems to have come in the backdrop of 7th Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) meeting held […]

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