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ECP suggests October 8-10 for by-polls

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suggested uncertain schedule for the upcoming by-polls. According to media reports, ECP is set to announce the schedule on Friday (today) and it likely will proposes October 8-10 for holding by-elections. By-elections will take place on 30 seats: 11 National Assembly (NA) and and 19 […]

Imran Vs Shahbaz for PM slot

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser Thursday accepted the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s candidate Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PLM-N)’s candidate Shahbaz Sharif for the slot of the prime minister after scrutiny. The National Assembly speaker in the presence of proposers and seconders of the candidates scrutinized the nomination […]

‘Put your own house in order rather than blaming’, Islamabad tells New Delhi

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday asked India to put its own house in order rather than accusing Pakistan and its intelligence agencies for every other happening. “India should grow up and stop blaming Pakistan for everything,” Foreign Office Spokesman Muhammad Faisal said at a weekly press briefing here at the Foreign Office. Responding […]

COAS confirms death sentence for 15 hardcore terrorists

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentence for 11 hardcore terrorists, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday. The terrorists tried by special military courts were found involved in the killings of 45 people including four civilians, 41 armed forces/Frontier Constabulary/ Police Officials […]

PML-Q’s Pervez Elahi elected as speaker Punjab Assembly

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Central leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), Chaudhry Pervez Elahi was elected as the speaker of the Punjab Assembly on Thursday. Pervez Elahi was a joint candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and PML-Q and he secured 201 votes against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s nominee Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar who clinched 147 votes. The lawmakers […]

Avenfield case conviction: IHC imposes fine on NAB for delay tactics on Sharif’s petition

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has shows displeasure over National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and imposed a fine of worth Rs 10,000 on Thursday for resorting to delaying tactics on a petition filed by the Sharif family. Former premier Nawaz Sharif and his family had petitioned the IHC against their conviction in the Avenfield […]

Global

Erdogan warns Turkey’s partnership with US ‘in jeopardy’

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

ISTANBUL (AFP): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey’s partnership with the United States may be in jeopardy as ties strain, warning Ankara could start looking for new allies, in an op-ed published in the New York Times on Saturday. Relations between the two NATO allies have sunk to their lowest point in decades over a […]

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Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

MATARAM (AFP) : An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake Sunday levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses across Lombok, just one […]

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Two police officers die in shooting in Canada

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

TRENTON: Two police officers are among four dead in a shooting rampage Friday in Canada’s New Brunswick province. Details are sketchy, but one suspect is in custody following the incident that occurred about 7 a.m. in the province’s capital of Fredericton. Police tweeted for local residents to stay inside with locked doors and asked that […]

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Spain will not change pilots over missile incident

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

MADRID (Sputnik): The Spanish Defense Ministry will not change its pilots serving in the NATO mission in Lithuania over the recent incident in Estonian airspace involving an accidental launch of a missile, a spokesperson for the ministry told Sputnik on Friday. “The composition of a Spanish squad deployed in Lithuania, jets and crews will not […]

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Lavrov tells Pompeo about Russia’s ‘categorical rejection’ of new US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik):Earlier, the US State Department announced new sanctions on Moscow over the allegations of involvement in poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the United Kingdom in March. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a telephone conversation with US State Secretary Mike Pompeo, touching upon the issue of […]

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Scandinavia faces high winds; storms hit France

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

BERLIN (AP): Authorities in Scandinavia warned of high winds on Friday amid storms that followed a long spell of hot, dry weather, while Germany’s national railway worked to reopen routes closed the previous night due to storms. Across Norway, ferry companies canceled crossings on Friday. Authorities warned hikers of fierce winds in the mountains and […]

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Pakistan

Internal, external elements involved in terrorism in Balochistan: Jam

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

BALOCHISTAN (Web Desk): Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Jam Kamal has said that internal and external elements are involved in terrorist incidents in the province, but they would fail in their nefarious designs, Radio Pakistan reported. Talking to a private news channel, he said Afghan border is a major issue for Pakistan and war in Afghanistan […]

PMLN leader resorts aerial firing, panic prevails in Sialkot

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

F.P. Report SIALKOT: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader from NA-73 along with his companions reportedly resorted to aerial firing in total violation of law and order in area of Sialkot’s Head Marala police station. As per details garnered, a panic fear and terror spread in the area after shuffled firing. Police failed to arrest […]

Eight of a family killed in road accident

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many as eight members of a family were killed and two other were injured after a passenger van hit by a truck near the Sehwan Toll Plaza on Friday night. The private news channel reported that the ill-fated family was resident of Memon Goth area of Karachi and were returning from […]

Objectives of independence not achieved so far: Fazl

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl ur Rehman has said we had secured independence 70 years before but the objectives of the independence have not been achieved so far. He said this while talking to media men here Friday. He held joint opposition has reposed confidence on him hoping PPP would withdraw its candidate […]

Senate body for probing LNG project through NAB

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum here Friday suggested for probing the matter of import, pricing and long-term contract agreement for Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) between Pakistan and Qatar Gas by involving the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The committee met here with Mohsin Aziz in the chair, discussed in detail the import pricing […]

Siraj lauds cancellation of caricatures contest in Holland

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has appreciated the cancellation of the profane caricatures contest in Holland and called upon the Muslim rulers and the OIC to work out a joint line of action to prevent such sacrilege for all the times. Addressing a large Friday congregation at Mansoora mosque, […]

Afghanistan

First Vice President urged to clear his name before returning to job

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghans view First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum’s return from exile in Turkey as an effective move, but want him to appear before the Attorney General Office (AGO) to clear his name. On Sunday, the Uzbek strongman flew into Kabul from Ankara on a chartered plane. He was welcomed at a special […]

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No casualties in Jalalabad blasts

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Three blasts occurred in various parts of Jalalabad city on Monday. However, the explosions did not cause any casualties. Two blasts occurred near a police checkpoint in front of Behsud bridge in Nangarhar province, causing no casualties, Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khugiyani told AIP. Some sources, however, said two persons were injured […]

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69 terror, crime suspects detained in Ghazni

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI CITY: Nearly 70 people have been arrested in connection with different crimes in southern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, police said. Police chief Col. Farid Ahmad Mashal told in a press conference here that 39 individuals were captured over having cooperation with Taliban militants and the rest 46 were involved in robberies, harassment, […]

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U.S. commanders say Afghan strategy boosting peace hopes

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): Increasing prospects of peace talks with the Taliban show the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is working, despite continuing violence and insurgent control of wide areas of the countryside, top U.S. commanders in Afghanistan said on Monday. The comments came as speculation has grown that talks to end 17 years of war in Afghanistan […]

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Kabul, Islamabad vow joint efforts to end Afghan conflict

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Sunday discussed improvement of bilateral relationship, restoration of mutual trust, an end to the ongoing conflict and Islamabad’s sincere cooperation for reconciliation process. Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai said officials from both sides had launched work on implementing the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS). […]

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15 security men killed in Paktika attack

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARANA: Ten border police and five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during a clash with Taliban militants in southeastern Paktika province, an official said Sunday. A security official in Giyan district, who refused to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents stormed security check-posts in Maani Kandao locality of […]

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Business

FPCCI reprove US opposition to IMF bailout for Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ghazanfar Bilour, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday expressed annoyance over US opposition to the IMF bailout for Pakistan. The US efforts to push Pakistan into anarchy has damaged its reputation and it will also hit IMF credibility if it failed to take an […]

Race tightens to become second publicly-listed company  

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet are locked in a tight race to become the second publicly-listed U.S. company to reach a $1 trillion stock market value after Apple became the first to touch the 13-digit milestone. Wall Street’s optimism about last year’s 10th anniversary iPhone, coupled with record share buybacks, have propelled Apple’s […]

US criticizes weak Chinese tariff threat

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow on Friday ridiculed China’s threat of $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs as “weak” and said the world’s second-largest economy was in significant “trouble.” After China threatened to impose new retaliatory tariffs on a variety of American goods – everything from beef to condoms – the war […]

CIIE to create opportunities for Pak-China trade

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHANGHAI: The Chinese government official has said that China International Import Expo (CIIE) will create more opportunities for extensive and in-depth trade corporation between Pakistan and China. Gao Zhiqiang, the head of the Sales and Marketing Department of China’s International Import Expo Bureau has said that Pakistan and China’s economies are complementary to […]

Turkey’s annual inflation at 15.85 percent in July

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Consumer prices in Turkey went up by 15.85 percent in July compared to the same month last year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced on Friday. The figure in July was up from 15.39 percent in June, standing at below expectations. According to a group of economists polled by Anadolu Agency on […]

Financial sector resilient despite tightening of macro-financial conditions

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued its flagship annual publication on Friday viz., Financial Stability Review (FSR) for the calendar year 2017. The Review presents performance and risk assessment of various components of the financial sector including banking, non-banking financial institutions, financial markets, exchange companies, non-financial corporates and financial market […]

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Sports

MMA star McGregor makes plea deal to avoid jail time

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

New York (Agencies): Irish mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn criminal court on Thursday to disorderly conduct, in a plea deal that allows him to avoid prison time over a New York brawl. The 30-year-old, who is nicknamed “The Notorious,” had been charged with multiple counts of assault and criminal […]

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Serena claims ‘discrimination’ over drug tests

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Serena Williams claims she is the victim of “discrimination” by US doping chiefs who are testing her more than other players. At Wimbledon, Williams slammed “shocking” treatment over excessive targeting from testers in the run-up to the second Grand Slam of the season. And in a tweet on Wednesday the 23-time Grand slam […]

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Atletico edge Ozil-less Arsenal on penalties

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): New-look Arsenal left out controversy-hit Mesut Ozil but still impressed before they were edged 3-1 on penalties by Europa League champions Atletico Madrid in a friendly on Thursday. Ozil, who caused a furore when he quit German national duty claiming racism, was rested after his World Cup exertions as 17-year-old midfielder Emile Smith […]

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British Boxer Amir Khan greets Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: British boxer of Pakistan origin, Amir Khan on Thursday congratulated Chairman, Pakistan Tekreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan over his party’s victory in the general elections of the country. “Well done for achieving success in the elections, well done to the New Prime Minister of Pakistan”, he said in a congratulatory message to Imran Khan. […]

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Serena says she is being ‘discriminated’

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (BBC): Serena Williams says she is a victim of “discrimination” as she is the most drug tested American tennis player. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion made the claim in a tweet on Tuesday, after doping officials visited her. The American had previously expressed frustration about the volume of her tests earlier this month. […]

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Steven Smith to join Barbados Tridents for upcoming CPL

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Steven Smith is set to play his second T20 tournament after being axed from Australian cricket for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal. Smith has now signed with Barbados Tridents for the upcoming CPL season after he played the Global T20 Canada tournament earlier this month. Smith will replace Shakib Al Hasan […]

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Fashion & Movies

Ajay Devgn releases the poster of ‘Kaala Karikalan’

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Superstar Rajinikanth’s fans are always waiting to watch their favourite hero on the big screen again. And when his film hits the theaters, it’s a crazy affair with the audience thronging the theaters across the nation to watch their favourite hero on the big screen. Guess their wait is coming to an […]

Priyanka Chopra and Abhishek Bachchan all set to play role of Zaira Wasim’s parents

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra and Abhishek Bachchan are all set to reunite once again after 9 years. Seen together in films like Bluffmaster and Dostana, Priyanka and Abhishek’s chemistry was very much loved and enjoyed by the audience. Ready to star in Shonali Bose’s next, PeeCee and Junior Bachchan have a special surprise for […]

Aiswarya Rai’s ‘Fanne Khan’ to be released on July 13

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has said that there is no importance of main or glamorous role for her as she always prefers good script. The actress said that she is performing a character of pop star in her upcoming movie Fanne Khan. She said that the film displays different problems of such […]

Shraddha can marry man of her choice: Shakti Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Shraddha’s father and actor Shakti Kapoor has said that his daughter is allowed to marry man of her choice. Shakti Kapoor said: “Every father wants his daughter to get married in a good and respected family. I wish that she grows in her personal and professional life, but I think […]

Salman Khan’s Swag Se Swagat becomes the most viewed song on YouTube

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is probably the most commercially bankable actor currently in Bollywood. And probably the biggest reason for that is the craze that his fans have for him. It doesn’t even matter what he is doing on – screen, as long as he is in it, people will come in numbers to […]

John Abraham to start shooting of ‘Batla House’ from September

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Nikhil Advani is all set to make a comeback to directing films this year after a hiatus of 3 years, during which he produced films like Airlift and Lucknow Central. His next film is based on the true events of the Batla House Encounter Case in Delhi. John Abraham and Saif Ali […]

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Articles

Maulana Muffti Mahmood: “Rajul Azeem”

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

M. Rahim Haqqani Mufti Mahmood w-as a great Islamic thinker of the last century. All the Arabs and Non Arabs accept him as a great scholar. He was a fabulous and renowned Jurist of Millat-e-Islamia due to this importance all the Arab and Non Arab Jurists consider him as a beacon in the Muslim World. […]

Ebbs and flows in Turkey-US relations

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Zekeriya Kursun The recent tensions between Turkey and the US have reached a new stage as a result of the US’s suspension of visa services in a completely indecent diplomatic and resentful manner and Turkey’s equal retaliation. Of course, even if there is a problem between strategic allies that cannot be underestimated, the history of […]

Does King Salman’s historic visit to Moscow herald a new era?

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Giorgio Cafiero The road to Russia for Saudi has been a long one, is this however the beginning of a new era or mutual resentment by other means? As the first King of Saudi Arabia to visit Moscow, King Salman’s recent four-day trip to Russia was a landmark moment in Saudi-Russian relations. While the King […]

Absence of coherence in US foreign policy

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Hasan Basri Yalcin Most American foreign, national security policies are shaped by bureaucratic organizations, not the political administration. There was a time when people questioned the Ame-rican approach to the Middle East. They asked whether then-President Barack Obama had a grand strategy or not, mainly because he was displaying some hesitant foreign policy behavior. While […]

Getting Turkey’s new Syria operation straight

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Murat Yetkin President Tayyip Erdogan received applause last week in parliament when he recited the lyrics of a famous Turkish love song – “I may come without warning, one night” – referring to a possible military operation into northern Iraq if the Kurdish autonomous government there does not step back from its decision for independence […]

UK’s misguided terror laws: Criminalising the innocent

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Rizwaan Sabir Last week, at the Conservative Party Conference, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced that the UK government intends to increase jail time for viewing content or possessing information useful to somebody preparing terrorism from 10 to 15 years. This may seem like an appropriate policy given the recent spate of terrorist attacks in the […]

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Editorial

Do more mantra

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

Pakistan’s forces conducted a successful operation in the Kurram Agency of the tribal belt and secured a safe release of five western hostages who were brought by the terrorists across the border from Afghanistan. They were captured from Afghanistan in 2012 and remained in the captivity for more than 5 years during which they were […]

Economy security correlation

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Highlighting the strong linkage between economy and security, the COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the future of Pakistan and there shall be no compromise over it. He stated, “This is the future of our people, a vital national interest which will be never compromised regardless of the loud […]

PIA a sinking Titanic?

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Advisor to the PM on aviation said that PIA is anchoring huge losses by each passing day and the management appears to have no clue how to save the sinking titanic. He also said that the country flagship losses have surged to dollars four billions because neither the government nor the airlines management are ready […]

Hoax memo

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Addressing the parliament, PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi clarified the intelligence bureau (IB) memo about the link between parliamentarians and proscribed organizations being fake. He said that investigations have been initiated in this matter. The memo shown on the private television channel stated that the ex PM Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB to monitor the […]

Macroeconomic risks

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Ahead of the World Bank and IMF meetings this week, the Bank has released its report titled ‘The South Asia Economic Focus Fall 2017’, which paints a very gloomy picture of Pakistan’s economy and belies the present government’s tall claims of fiscal stability and economic growth. The report says that macroeconomic risks have increased in […]

FATA merger

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan has under scored the early merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with KPK province. Addressing a press conference at the Chief Minister House Peshawar, he said the province was geographically in position to welcome the merger of the tribal belt with it. He said FATA should have […]

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