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Court knocks down another PML-N wicked politician FM Khawaja Asif disqualified for life

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardag ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif as member of the parliament for not disclosing his ‘Iqama’ (residential permit) and salary received from a United Arab Emirates (UAE) based company in his nomination papers submitted for the general election 2013. The three-member larger bench comprising Justice […]

Russia willing to play role in Pak’s peace efforts in Afghanistan: Gen Gerasimov tells COAS

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Chief of General Staff Russian Armed Forces General Valery Vasilevich Gerasimov on Wednesday said Russia supports Pakistan’s efforts towards reconciliation and peace in Afghanistan, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met at General Gerasimov at the Defence Ministry premises in Moscow, on the second […]

JIT holds Rao responsible for killing Naqeeb Mehsud

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A joint Investigation Team setup by the apex court has found suspended police officer, Rao Anwar, responsible for killing Naqeeb Mehsud and three others in a fake encounter. A senior police official confided with The Frontier Post that Rao has been found guilty of carrying out encounter, which has turned out to […]

Imran says he will introduce system to favour the underprivileged

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

F.P. Report MANDI BAHAUDDIN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday that his party will introduce a system where poor can have the opportunity to move to the upper strata of the society. The PTI chairman while addressing a rally to welcome former Pakistan Peoples Party leader Nadem Afzal Chan in his party’s fold […]

JI decides to quit PTI-led coalition govt in KP

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami has finally decided to quit the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led provincial government in Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP). JI Peshawar chapter chief Mushtaq Ahmed Wednesday confirmed that the party had decided to quit the alliance with the PTI in the province. He added that the JI minister would tender their resignations next week. […]

Enough is enough, Ahsan Iqbal tells CJP

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said the civilian government has equal dignity and self-respect as any judge or army official, before saying enough is enough. Addressing a seminar the interior minister wondered if politicians in Pakistan are worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts. He said there is a […]

Global

Moscow to accelerate delivery of S-400 system to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Moscow will accelerate the delivery of the Russian air defense system S-400 to Turkey, according to Kremlin press office on Monday. Revealing the agenda of the seventh meeting of High-level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council at a news conference in Moscow, Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov said: “Much attention will be given to international affairs […]

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Sudan to put proposed charter changes

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

KHARTOUM (AA): Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said a raft of proposed constitutional changes will be put before a popular referendum but failed to provide a date for the vote. Addressing parliament Monday, al-Bashir also neglected to say whether he planned to run in 2020 presidential elections. “According to the recommendations that came out of […]

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Turkey’s 1st nuclear plant to break ground today

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Firdevs Yuksel ANKARA: The groundbreaking ceremony of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), will be held in southern province of Mersin on the Mediterranean coast on Tuesday. The Akkuyu NPP will be built by Russian State Nuclear Energy Agency Rosatom and will compose of four units each with a capacity of […]

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Hamas chief urges AL to sue Israel

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Nour Abu Aisha GAZA CITY: Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh has called on the Arab League to sue Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The call came during a phone call Haniyeh made on Monday with Secretary-General of the Cairo-based league, Ahmed Abul-Gheit, to discuss Israeli practices against the Palestinians. On Friday, at least […]

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US envoy joins Jewish ritual at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

Said Amouri JERUSALEM: U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Monday took part in a Jewish religious ritual conducted at the Al-Buraq Wall (referred to by Jews as the “Western Wall”) in East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex. According to Israeli state radio, Friedman participated in the recitation of an annual Jewish prayer known as […]

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Three Pakistanis among 15 oil workers killed in Kuwait road mishap

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUWAIT: As many as fifteen oil workers, including three Pakistanis were killed in a collision between two buses in Kuwait on Sunday. Mohammed Al-Basri of the state-owned Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) told media that seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan. Basri added that […]

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Pakistan

Police van attacked: One cop injured

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: A policeman was seriously wounded when three unknown motorcyclists attacked a police van in Khankhel Mandozai area bordering tribal sub division on Monday. The incident occurred in the area limits of Tajori police station”, said a police official, adding that a party of Serai Gambila police post headed by ASI […]

Eid shopping reaches its peak in Zhob

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Eid shopping has reached its peak as Eidul Azha preparations are in finishing touches. The people both from urban and rural areas of Zhob have thronged the city markets to buy clothes, shoes, bangles, henna, cosmetics and other items for the Eid. Heavy rush can be witnessed on Market Road, Kandahari bazaar, […]

Imposition of policy about transgender urged

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Following the brutal murder of transgender and incidents harassments and tortures, civil society members and transgender on Monday asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to implement its own policy it true letter and spirit with regard to transvestite community. After the back to back incidents of violence, the civil society members along with provincial […]

PM not talked over Kashmir issue, blockade of Pakistan’s river water by India: Siraj

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan in his address to the nation, had referred to most of the problems facing the Pakistani society but it would have been better if he had also talked of the Kashmir issue and the blockade of Pakistan’s […]

Shehbaz declared opposition leader in National Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker Asad Qaisar on Friday declared Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif as leader of the opposition in National Assembly. According to a notification issued by the National Assembly Secretariat, the Speaker declared the leader of the Opposition in pursuance of Rule 39 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business […]

Chairman JCSC calls on Prime Minister

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office here. During the meeting, the Chairman JCSC congratulated the prime minister on assuming the office, said a PM Office statement.

Afghanistan

ICRC reduces its activities in Afghanistan after several attacks

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced to reduce its activities in Afghanistan after several attacks on its staff in different parts the country. Monica Zanarelli, head of delegation for the ICRC in Afghanistan has said in the last 10 months ICRC has been directly targeted three times in […]

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War will continue if steps not taken: Hekmatyar

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief of Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has said that it is important to take necessary steps to end the war and violence will continue in the country. Hekmatyar said this during the meeting with the tribal elders of Koh-e-Safi district. He added that war and violence will be continue till the establishment of […]

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Seven Taliban fighters killed in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Monitoring Desk SHEBERGHAN: At least seven Taliban gunmen were killed and dozen other injured in airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force on a Taliban base in Sare Pul province. Chief of Sare Pul Police, Khalilullah Dastiar told local media that airstrike was conducted on the Taliban hideouts in Dara Alaf Sufaid area of Kohistan district […]

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Two policemen killed in Taliban attack in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: At least two policemen were killed and another sustained injuries in Taliban attack in Baghlan province on Sunday. Mehfoozullah Akbari, spokesman for northeastern police zone has said Taliban gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Pule Khumari city of Baghlan province at the Baghlan-Mazar highway in which two policemen were killed and another […]

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Karzai blames US forces for providing aid to Daesh in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai has blamed United State for providing assistance to Islamic State (IS) or known as Daesh in Afghanistan. This he said while giving interview to Russian news outlet which was published on October 4. Karzai added that US bases in Afghanistan are suspicious and used in providing […]

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Police rescue abducted Indian engineer

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

Monitoring Desk WARDAK: Police safely recovered the abducted Indian engineer after two month from Wardak area. Police confirmed that they conducted operation and finally recovered the Indian engineer in fourth attempt, which was kidnapped some months ago. Police said that they conducted three operations before this with the aim to rescue the Indian engineer but […]

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Business

Apple, Huawei, Amazon gain in sluggish tablet market

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (APP): Apple, Huawei and Amazon boosted tablet sales over the past quarter, despite the ongoing slump in the overall market for the devices, surveys showed Thursday. Overall tablet sales dropped 3.4 per cent from the same period last year to 37.9 million, according to a survey by research firm IDC. Apple’s nearly 15 per […]

Deputy governor SBP admits he called for depreciation of PKR on 5th of July

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Islamabad: In front of a parliamentary panel on Wednesday, Deputy governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Riaz Riazuddin admitted that the decision to depreciate the rupee on the 5th of July was taken on his own. In a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Riazuddin defended his action of not taking […]

Study predicts cement exports may fall to 15% YoY

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

Web Desk Karachi: According to a Topline Security report, the country’s cement sales have started on a positive note during July, which is the first month of new financial year 2017-18. The report predicted that it is expected for total cement dispatches to grow 32-36pc year on year (YoY) in July 2017, as per their […]

South Asia becomes global LNG hotspot

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

DHAKA (REUTERS): South Asia, long a backwater for energy markets, is emerging as a hotspot for liquefied natural gas (LNG), with Pakistan and Bangladesh set to join India as major consumers, helping to ease global oversupply that has dogged this market for years. Only India and Pakistan currently import LNG in South Asia, taking in […]

Govt to borrow Rs3.75tr in 3 month

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The government will borrow Rs3.75 trillion from the banking system in August-October, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Wednesday. The government will borrow Rs3.45tr through market treasury bills (MTBs) and Rs300 billion through Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) in the three-month period. The government, which depends largely on domestic and foreign […]

Oil prices decline 1pc due to high OPEC output

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell by 1 percent on Wednesday, with rising U.S. fuel inventories pulling U.S. crude back below $50 per barrel, while ongoing high OPEC supplies weighed on international prices. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was at $48.63 per barrel at 0735 GMT, down 53 cents, or 1 percent, from its last settlement. […]

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