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Shah Mehmood Qureshi meets Dr Aafia’s sister at FO

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday met the sister of Dr Afia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist and mother of three jailed in the US for almost a decade, at the Foreign Office. During the meeting, efforts to bring back Dr Aafia were discussed. The foreign minister apprised Dr Fouzia Siddiqui of […]

Accountability court to seek another extension to conclude corruption cases against Sharifs

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad hearing corruption cases against the Sharif family has decided to seek another extension to conclude the cases. According to reports, Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik has conducted the hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment references on Tuesday. The ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before the court. […]

LHC extends Hamza Shehbaz’s interim bail till November 20

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has extended the interim bail of Hamza Shehbaz till November 20 on Tuesday. According to reports, Opposition leader in Punjab Assembly, Hamza Shehbaz had approached the court and submitted a petition seeking bail to avoid arrest in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cases. Earlier, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President […]

Apex Court directs committee to regularize private schools fee structure

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed a committee, formed to resolve the issue of increase fee in the private schools to regularize the fee structure of the schools. Top Judge Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench of the apex court and it heard a suo motu case against fee hike […]

Incumbent govt has no capabilities, remarks Top Judge

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that the incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has no capabilities and planning to run the country. Top Judge said this on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case pertaining to illegal constructions in Bani Gala. CJP headed the bench and today it […]

Pakistan releases another key Afghan Taliban leader

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Pakistan released two more key leaders of Afghan Taliban on Monday (Nov. 12), sources said. Sources close to Taliban told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that Taliban key commander Mullah Abdul Samad Sani was released from the prison yesterday. The sources said that the government of Pakistan also released another key Taliban leader […]

Global

Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

WASHINGTON DC (AFP): President Donald Trump on Tuesday tapped John Abizaid, a top US general from the Iraq war who has studied the Middle East for years, as ambassador to Saudi Arabia amid growing friction between the longstanding allies. Abizaid is a fluent Arabic speaker of Lebanese Christian descent who headed US Central Command — […]

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Chinese premier says no winner in trade war with US

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The prime minister of China said Tuesday there are no winners in a trade war with the U.S. “There is no winner in the trade war,” Li Keqiang said at the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore where he addressed the trade war, the South China Sea dispute and […]

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US chose wrong path on sanctions, will be defeated

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

GENEVA (AFP): America has chosen the wrong path in reimposing sanctions on Iran and will be defeated, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, according to the Tasnim news agency. The United States reinstated sanctions targeting Iran’s oil industry on Nov. 5 as it seeks to force the Islamic Republic to accept tougher curbs on its […]

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Saudi-led coalition agrees to evacuate injured Houthis from Yemen: UK Office

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): The Saudi-led coalition, supporting the Yemeni internationally-recognized government in the civil conflict with the Houthis, has agreed to allow the UN to evacuate up to 50 injured rebels to neighbouring Oman after the visit of UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the UK Foreign Office said. “The Saudi-led […]

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Trump continues offensive against France’s Macron

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump went on a prolific Twitter tear against his French counterpart Tuesday, slamming Emmanuel Macron for what he called low approval ratings and high unemployment. “The problem is that Emmanuel suffers from a very low Approval Rating in France, 26%, and an unemployment rate of almost 10%,” Trump said. “He […]

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Gaza resistance factions announce ceasefire with Israel

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): An Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has finally been reached following weeks of intense shuttle diplomacy by Egyptian officials, Gaza-based resistance factions announced Tuesday evening. “Egyptian efforts have succeeded in hammering out a ceasefire between the resistance and the enemy [i.e., Israel],” the factions declared in a joint statement. “The resistance will […]

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Pakistan

Policeman killed in road accident

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A policeman was killed when a over speeding car hit his motorcycle on late Friday night near Ring Road in Lahore. According to reports, the deceased was identified as ASI (Assistant Sub-inspector) Shaukat Ali and belonged to Gujranwala. Police sources said Shaukat Ali was going home from Shalimar Police Station after completion […]

Seven killed in armed clash between two groups

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: As many as seven people were killed and one person was injured in an armed clash between two groups in Abbottabad on late Friday night. According to details, a fight broke out between children while playing cricket which turned into an armed clash between two families in Tajoya area of Havalian near […]

Electricity generation from waste in 3 cities of Punjab soon: Aleem

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has disclosed that work on electricity generation through waste collection is being started and in the first phase these projects would be completed in three cities of the province. Presiding over a high level meeting here at 90 The Mall on Friday, Abdul Aleem Khan told […]

Nation salutes martyrs for acting so bravely: Mazari

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks against Chinese Consulate in Karachi and in Orakzai tribal area. She expressed her deep sorrow over the loss of precious innocent lives. In a statement, Human Rights Minister expressed heartfelt sympathies with the members of the bereaved […]

Kartarpura border opening to facilitate Sikh community: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday said the opening of Kartarpura border would help  creating goodwill between Pakistan and India, generating economic activities, besides facilitating Sikh pilgrims  wanting to visit the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal District near the Indian border. Speaking in the National Assembly, he said Prime Minister Imran […]

Dy Chief of Mission of China calls on Malik

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: H.E Lijian Zhao, Deputy Chief of Mission of China in Pakistan calls on Senator A. Rehman Malik, Former Interior Minister and Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior, here on Friday at his residence in Islamabad. Both discussed in detail the terrorists attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi and strongly condemned it.  Both […]

Afghanistan

Nabi signs up with Melbourne Renegades

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

KABUL (Agencies): Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi has signed with the Melbourne Renegades again for the upcoming Big Bash League season. The 33-year old was a revelation for the Renegades in the seventh season. Of all players who bowled 20 overs or more in the tournament, his economy rate of 5.76 was only bettered by his […]

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Russia reaches out to Afghan leaders for Taliban talks, angering Kabul

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

KABUL (AFP): Russia has quietly invited a group of senior Afghan politicians to talks with the Taliban in Moscow, bypassing President Ashraf Ghani’s government in a move that has angered officials in Kabul who say it could muddle the US-backed peace process. The invitations, extended over the past two months by Russian diplomats in Kabul, […]

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MPs call for more focus on domestic revenue generation

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: After government disclosed details on next year’s budget, some lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, Lower House of Parliament, said the administration should pay more attention to national revenue generation so as to reduce dependency on foreign aid. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has allocated AFs 399 billion for the 1398 fiscal year’s […]

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Karzai welcomes Gitmo five into peace discussion

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL (AP): Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai, who still wields considerable influence in today’s Afghanistan despite being out of office for four years, said Thursday he welcomes the entry of five Taliban leaders who were freed from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in 2014 into peace negotiations. Karzai, who led the […]

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3 children killed as floods play havoc

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MEHTARLAM: Three children were killed as a result of flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Alishang district of eastern Laghman province Wednesday night, an official said on Thursday. The floods also destroyed large swaths of farmland in Alishang, Alignar and Dawlat Shah districts, said the governor’s spokesman, Asadullah Dawlatzai. The floods killed […]

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Policemen wounded in grenade attack

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Unknown gunmen attacked a police check post in Kabul city late on Wednesday night leaving at least two policemen wounded. The incident took place in the vicinity of the 5th police district of the city after the gunmen hurled hand grenades in the check post. The security sources are saying that the […]

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Business

China’s Shenzhen Airlines starts direct flights to London

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

BEIJUNG (Xinhua): China’s Shenzhen Airlines celebrated a new direct flight from Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city, to London. It was the first direct flight between Shenzhen and London. The intercontinental route will be served by Airbus 330 wide-body aircraft and operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Wang Jie, vice president of Shenzhen Airlines, said at […]

From pharma to prisons, election-sensitive stocks that could swing

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Tuesday’s midterm U.S. congressional elections stand to have broad effects on federal government policies that could ripple through industries from healthcare and tech to gunmakers and prisons. Investors are bracing for a split Congress, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives and Republicans holding their advantage in the Senate, but […]

Fruits, vegetables export worth US$163.573 million in three months

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:T he fruits and vegetables exports from the country during first quarter of current financial year grew by 49.34 percent and 19.17 percent respectively as compared the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-September, 2018-19, about 130,747 metric tons of fruits worth US$ 101.664 million exported as compared the exports […]

Silkbank signs partnership agreement with Hum Mart

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Silkbank Limited, one of the major players in Consumer Finance and having a substantial market share of the Credit Cards and Personal Loans, signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Hum Mart. Now Silkbank Credit Card Holders can avail 25% discount on grocery items using Silkbank Credit Cards on Hummart.com. The signing ceremony […]

Mountain Dew organizes Dew Moto Extreme event

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Mountain Dew has shaken up the capital. The Dew Moto Extreme event struck Islamabad and left us buzzing with heart-pumping action. The arena came to life when Feroze Khan opened the show on his own decked up bike. He led an action-packed procession of 20 heavy bikers around the stadium and the […]

Govt increases petrol prices by Rs5 per litre

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government has announced the new prices of petroleum products and it will effective from Thursday. According to details, the government has increased Rs5 per litre of petrol price and diesel Rs 6.37 per litre effective from November 01. The government decided to absorb the substantial impact of increase in the […]

Sports

Wozniacki struggles in title defence

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets victory against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki. The dynamic 26-year-old’s easy 6-2, 6-4 triumph in Singapore was sweet revenge for Pliskova, who lost to Wozniacki in the semis at last year’s WTA Finals. Pliskova had strapping on her […]

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Top international cricketers involved in spot-fixing

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

LONDON (Al Jazeera): Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit  has uncovered evidence of  corruption  at the highest levels of international  cricket. It appears to involve two dozen fixes in  15 international matche . The evidence, from 2011 and 2012, points to a small group of England players allegedly carrying out spot-fixes in seven matches; Australia players in […]

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Shabbir Iqbal wins 10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Shabbir Iqbal won the10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship 2018 with the gross 202 (68, 65, 69) at Margalla Green Golf Club Islamabad. Muhammad Munir with the gross 203 (65, 73, 65) remains runner up. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the chief guest at the closing and […]

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Abbas jumps to No. 3 in ICC Test bowlers ranking

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Mohammad Abbas jumped 11 places to break into the top three in the latest ICC Test bowlers rankings. Taking just 10 Test matches to reach the third ranking, the Pakistani bowler started the series against Australia on number 21 and is now only behind South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada and England’s James Anderson. […]

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Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark in draw

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

TURIN (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday. The Portuguese striker’s fifth league goal for Juve carried him to the milestone, adding to his 84 strikes […]

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Qadir’s son gets Australia PM XI nod

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Usman Qadir, the son of Pakistan spin-bowling great Abdul, was named in a Prime Minister´s XI to face South Africa on Friday, inching a little closer to his goal of one day representing Australia. The 25-year-old, a leg-spinner like his father, moved to Australia to play for in 2016 and is hoping […]

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Fashion & Movies

Dhadak earns Rs 100 crore at box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood’s latest hot-steppers Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter have impressed millions of hearts with their heartfelt performances in Dhadak. The film is minting major money at the cash counters. After becoming the highest grossing newcomer film, Dhadak has now entered the prestigious Rs 100 crore club. Janhvi and Ishaan’s film received love […]

SRK’s Zero to hit cinema screens son 21 December

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aanand L Rai’s Zero is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films of the year. The film stars King Shah Rukh Khan in the lead along with Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. It’s with this film that in his career of 25 years, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen playing the role […]

Salman Khan to be seen in two different looks in Dabangg-3

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is all set to kick-start the shoot of Dabangg 3 as soon as he wraps up Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. If the sources are to believed, the actor has undergone major physical transformation and lost oodles of weight for his look in Bharat. Now the latest we hear that Dabangg […]

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch Poonam Dhillon’s son

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After providing a launch pad to star kids like Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is giving a chance to actor Poonam Dhillon and producer Ashok Thakeria’s son Anmol Thakeria. Rumours about the same were doing the rounds since quite some time now. The project is tentatively titled Tuesdays And […]

Sonam Kapoor excited about upcoming Anil Kapoor’s ‘Fanney Khan’

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao starrer Fanney Khan has created a lot of buzz around it. Besides the exciting star cast, the film also marks Aishwarya’s rteurn after a two- year long break from the silver screen. The story of the film is said to be inspired by Oscar-nominated […]

Neha Dhupia reveals the real reason her surprise wedding

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It’s been over two months since Neha Dupia and Angad Bedi got hitched in a very private ceremony which only saw close family and friends in attendance. The news came as a surprise to the fans of the two stars and ever since that day, people are curious as to why did […]

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Articles

2017 full of Western indifference to Muslims

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2018

Meryem Ilayda Atlas The international system as we know it is pushing all of us toward an apocalyptic future. It is insane to allow things to advance as they had in 2017. The grand narrative of “civilization” is no more. Injustice and cruelty are spreading all around, with a lack of tangible resistance to this […]

History of the world at year 1 after Trump

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2018

Hamid Dabashi The world has endured one complete and completely calamitous year of Donald Trump, the president of the United States – “Mr President”, as Americans reverentially refer to him. After a tumultuous and deeply divisive presidential campaign, in a free and fair general election, Americans elected a notoriously racist, consistently misogynistic, white supremacist, xenophobic, […]

350 dams in KP?

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Ghulam Idris Khan PTI chairman Imran Khan claimed the other day in public meeting and later in press talk, that KP govt has been able to construct about 350 or more dams and is producing electricity at cheap rates than that generated by WAPDA. In KP, the Pukhtunkhwa Energy Development Organiz-ation (PEDO) is major instrument […]

As guns fall silent, Russia to shape Syria’s political endgame

By The Frontier Post | December 30, 2017

Sami Moubayed Many analysts predict that the upcoming year will witness a phased end to the Syrian conflict — at least, militarily. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, 85% of Syrian territory has been liberated from ISIS and other groups that had controlled entire cities and towns since 2012. Aleppo was re-taken by the […]

How Trump is the Gorbachev of US

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

Ghazanfar Ali Garewal Toward the end of the 20th century, the Soviet empire was facing myriad challenges. At that time, Mikhail Gorbachev, who had an altogether different outlook from his predecessors, assumed the leadership of the USSR. He introduced the twin policies of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring), which were in stark contrast to the […]

US turns screws on North Korea after UN move

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Robert L. Anderson The United States is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea after imposing sanctions on two high-ranking officials involved in the country’s nuclear missile program. Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol were both said to be “key” players in the d-evelopment of Pyongyang’s ICBM strategy. In a statement, the US Treasury Secretary Steven […]

Editorial

Confirming the truth

By The Frontier Post | December 31, 2017

Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal and former finance minister Ishaq had always rejected the contents of World Bank Report “South Asia Focus Fall 2017″in which the challenges confronting Pakistan’s economy were enumerated, which included the burgeoning trade gap ,  massive external debt liabilities, extravagance in public expenditure and reckless borrowing. But now the true picture of […]

Medical colleges’ inflated fee

By The Frontier Post | December 30, 2017

Taking a Suo motu notice of inflated fee charged by private medical college’s Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar banned admissions in all unregistered medical colleges during a hearing at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry on Tuesday. The Chief Justice also called the bank accounts of medical colleges’ owners. In hearing […]

Highlighting achievements

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2017

It appears that the ruling PML-N has entered  the election mode. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Hazara Motorway, Shah Maqsood section, the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the government has fulfilled most of the promises made to the people before 2013 elections. He said our actions speak louder than words. The country […]

Extravagance of discretionary spending

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and independent economists have repeatedly warned the federal government to review its policy of acquiring costly commercial loans and reckless discretionary spending. But the PML- N government has doled out Rs 54 billion to parliamentarians in the garb of development funds during the past six months alone, taking the […]

Commitment of FATA mainstreaming

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Addressing a Youth Festival at Jamrud Sports Complex, Prime Minister Shahid KHaqan Abbasi gave a firm assurance to the tribesmen that mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a matter of days not weeks. The Prime Minister said, “It is shameful that parliamentarians from Fata are able to legislate for the entire country but […]

Perusing Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Pakistan, China and Afghanistan are holding first round of trilateral foreign ministers’ talks in Beijing to explore the ways and means for restoring peace and stability to Afghanistan. However some Afghan analysts and politicians are not optimistic about the outcome of Beijing trilateral talks. Ustad Latif Nazari, a Kabul based political analyst is of the […]

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