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Federal Cabinet approves signing of agreement with Saudi Arabia on transfer of convicted individuals

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet Wednesday accorded its approval for signing of the agreement between Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on transfer of convicted individuals. The Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved a number of agenda items including appointments and signing of treaties and agreements with different countries, […]

‘Country sunk into worst debt trap by Sharifs, Dar’

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday took a jibe at ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) and former finance minister Ishaq Dar in the wake of Bloomberg report which expressed concerns over Pakistan’s depleting foreign exchange reserves. Imran Khan twitted, “This exposes all the lies and propaganda about the economy […]

Pakistan Army has nothing to do with any NRO: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday has clarified that Pakistan Army has nothing to do with any National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). During a press conference, DG ISPR said Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa recently had a routine telephonic conversation with Pakistan […]

Bahadurabad contacts as Sattar challenges ECP’s decision

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Hours after Dr Farooq Sattar challenged in Islamabad High Court the election commission of Pakistan’s decision to remove him of post, senior leader from the Bahadurabad faction of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan and Sindh lawmaker Faisal Subzwari contacted his former chief, Dr Farooq Sattar, and offered him 40 percent representation in the […]

NAB to investigate govt officials, departments

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has launched investigations and enquiries against various government officials and officers for embezzling funds, involvement in illegal appointments and misuse of authority. The decisions were made during an executive board’s meeting chaired by NAB Chairperson Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday. A press statement after the meeting revealed […]

PM chairs 5th NDMC meeting; disaster response force to be created at federal capital level

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): A model National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) would be created, as a pilot project, at the federal capital level by utilizing the human resource available with other organizations associated with the disaster and relief management. It was decided during the 5th meeting of National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC) held here at the PM […]

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Trump, Turnbull put on show of ‘mateship’ at the White House

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull traded compliments and declarations of enduring “mateship” at the White House Friday, striving to put an ill-tempered first phone call behind them. From the moment Trump strode out to greet Turnbull on the South Lawn and they shared a side-by-side stroll along the […]

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Florida governor proposes new gun sale limits after school shooting

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

PARKLAND (Reuters): Florida Governor Rick Scott, a loyal ally of the U.S. gun lobby under mounting pressure to act in the aftermath of last week’s deadly mass shooting, urged state lawmakers on Friday to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed. Scott said he would work with the Republican-controlled legislature over […]

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UNSC delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution

By The Frontier Post | February 24, 2018

UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters): The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war. A draft resolution aimed at ending the carnage in the […]

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Merkel: EU should act to stop ‘massacre’ in Syria

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Ayhan Simsek BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called on European countries to step up efforts to stop Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime from committing massacres in Eastern Ghouta. Addressing lawmakers in Germany’s parliament ahead of an EU leaders summit in Brussels, Merkel condemned the regime’s killing civilians in the besieged district. “A regime fighting, not […]

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US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenade

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Kayhan Gul PODGORICA: The U.S. Em-bassy in Podgorica, Monten-egro’s capital, was attacked shortly after midnight on Thursday, the Montenegrin government said. At 12.30 a.m. local time (2230GMT Wednesday), an unknown person “threw an explosive device from the intersection near the Sport Center into the U.S. Embassy compound,” probably a grenade, said a tweet by Montenegro’s […]

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Yemen’s Houthis unveil proposal for ending war

By The Frontier Post | February 23, 2018

Murad al-Arifi SANAA: Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebel group has submitted a proposal to the UN for ending its three-and-a-half-year war with the government, a senior Houthi official said Thursday. “We have officially submitted our proposal to the UN General Assembly and Security Council,” Mohamed Ali al-Houthi tweeted. The proposal, he said, had been issued by […]

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Pakistan

Humayun vows to fight for masses right

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The newly elected MPA from PK-14 Humayun Khan announced that he would not claim any travelling and dinner allowance from the national exchequer and would afford his expenses on his own. Addressing a gathering at Chakdara bar he said his party and workers had given him the mandate and he would serve […]

Heavy rain creates problems for inhabitants of Hafizabad

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report HAFIZABAD: Hafizabad city and rural areas of the district received heavy rains during the past 72 hours creating multiple problems for the citizens. The open drains overflowed and sewerage system remained choked in most of the localities as a result of which rain water and sewage flooded most of the streets. The sewage […]

3 killed, 8 injured as two tribes clashed in Khanpur

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report KHANPUR: At least three people were killed and women and children among eight injured in an armed clash between Bijrani and Teghani tribes. Police said that the culprits belonging to Teghani tribe attacked the members of Bijrani tribe with rockets and firing while they were engaged in cultivation of rice in village Haji […]

Peshawar proves base camp as PTI tops with 357010 NA votes

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar has proved an election base camp for Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf (PTI) from where its MNAs elect secured 357,010 votes in all five national assembly seats in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakthunkhwa. PTI has outclassed all political parties including MMA, ANP, PPPP and ANP during 2018 general election in Peshawar […]

Dost directs PDMA to provide relief to people

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Dost Muhammad Khan has directed Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) to provide relief to people affected by recent rains and floods in the province. In a statement in Peshawar, he said all affected people will be provided compensation according to their damages. It may be added […]

Khattak insists on becoming KP CM

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The list of contenders for chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is shortening by the day. The most adamant to get the post is Pervez Khattak, the former chief minister, who is locked in a battle with the senior leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Even though PTI chairman Imran Khan has tried relentlessly […]

Afghanistan

Six Policemen Killed in Taliban Attack

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: A security source said three policemen were also wounded in the attack that happened in Nawa district on Tuesday night. At least six policemen were killed in a Taliban attack on a check post in Nawa district of southern Helmand on Tuesday night, a security source confirmed on Wednesday. In addition, three […]

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Hekmatyar labels Taliban’s war Satanic

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

KABUL (ToloNews): Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said the Taliban is fighting for the interests of strangers and that they are invited to join the peace process. Leader of Hizb-e-Islami group Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Tuesday labeled the Taliban war against government “satanic and vain”, and reiterated his calls for the group to join the peace and […]

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Afghan Air Force conducted 112 sorties in the past 24 hours, MoD says

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

KABUL (KhamaaPress): The Afghan Air Force has conducted around one hundred and twelve sorties in the past twenty fours amid soaring violence across the country. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the sorties which included logistics, transportation, and aerial strikes were carried out during the ongoing counter-terrorism operations. A statement by MoD said the Afghan […]

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Taliban rejects Herat mosque bombing as casualties toll climbs to 93 people

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

KABUL (KhamaaPress): The Taliban group in Afghanistan has rejected role in a deadly suicide attack on a mosque in western Herat province of Afghanistan. A spokesman of the group Qari Yousuf Ahmadi has said the group has links with the attack on Jawadia mosque in Herat city. The local officials are saying that the death […]

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Regretting for anti-Afghanistan insurgency activities: Taliban group member

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

KABUL (KhamaaPress): A Taliban group member who has surrendered to the government in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan says he regrets for the insurgency activities he has conducted against the country. The provincial government in Nangarhar in a statement said the Taliban group member was previously conducting insurgency under the command of the two senior […]

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At least 30 killed in explosion inside Afghan mosque

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2017

F.P. Report HERAT: At least 30 people have been killed in an explosion at a minority Shia mosque in the Afghan province of Herat, according to a hospital official. Dr Mohammed Rafique Shehrzad told Associated Press news agency that 30 bodies were brought to the main hospital in Herat city, the capital of the western […]

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