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Royal Palm case: NAB to file reference against former generals

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Rtd) Javed Iqbal has approved to file corruption cases against former generals in Royal Palm lease case. NAB decided to file corruption references against former Railway Minister Lt Gen (Rtd) Javed Ashraf Qazi and former Chairman Board of Railways, Lt Gen (retd) Saeeduz Zafar in the […]

US motion to put Pakistan on ‘grey list’ differed

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan remained successful with the help of its friends as a US-sponsored motion to place Pakistan on a terror-financing watchlist maintained by Financial Action Task Force and the meeting was concluded on no consensus. The FATF meeting was kicked off earlier this week and it was expected that US will put forward a […]

Supreme Court once again dismisses Nawaz’s petition to club corruption cases

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, on Wednesday once again rejected the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s petition to merge the three corruption cases against him into one. Nawaz Sharif had filed a plea in the apex court seeking to merge the three National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against him and the petition […]

Russia, Pakistan warn of Daesh presence in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Moscow and Islamabad are concerned about the Daesh terror group strengthening in northeastern Afghanistan, according to the foreign ministers of the two countries. In a joint news conference in Moscow following a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed there were thousands of Daesh militants in Afghanistan’s northeastern […]

PM wants to sabotage PAC, Khurshid alleges

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

  F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee has strongly protested and annoyed  with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for preventing federal  secretary finance  from appearing in PAC meeting where he  was summoned to  answer s for  releasing  of Rs 3.9 billion to Captain (R) Safdar without taking the parliament into confidence. Public Accounts Committee chairman […]

Indian DHC summoned over ceasefire violations

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal Tuesday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 19 February in Khuiratta Sector, Jijot Bahadar village resulting in the shahadat of Ayan Zahid, an 8 […]

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Ankara, Berlin stress for dialogue

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk GOSLAR: Turkey’s foreign minister said on Saturday that Ankara’s differences with Berlin could be overcome through dialogue. Speaking to reporters at a joint news conference with his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel in Lower Saxony, Mevlut Cavusoglu said: “We, as two foreign ministers, believe our disagreements will be overcome through dialogue.” Acknowledging that differences […]

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Regime forces kill 13 in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk EASTERN GHOUTA: At least 13 civilians were killed by the Bashar al-Assad regime in eastern Ghouta, Syria on Saturday, according to a source from the “White Helmets” Syrian Civil Defense group. Regime forces began intensified artillery and air attacks on an area that is part of the de-escalation zone, said the source, who […]

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Saudi arrests 11 princes over anti-austerity protest: media

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes who protested against the kingdom’s austerity measures and who could face trial, a news website close to the government reported on Saturday. Saudi media said the princes, who were not named, were protesting at a historical Riyadh royal palace, Qasr al-Hokm, against a government’s decision to stop […]

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Indian opposition leader Lalu Prasad Yadav jailed over corruption scam

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Key Indian opposition leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was jailed Saturday for three and a half years over his role in a multi-million dollar corruption case. Yadav, 69, is a former railways minister and ex-chief minister of the impoverished eastern state of Bihar where he enjoys huge popular support for championing lower castes. […]

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At least 25 dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

ROME (AFP): At least 25 people are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off Libya after a dinghy, possibly carrying some 150 migrants, ran into trouble, two rescue organizations said Saturday. “Rubber dinghy sunk north of Tripoli. At least 25 people died in the incident, exact numbers still unclear. Italian navy on the scene,” […]

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Indian newspaper pressurized to retract news about Kulbhushan Jadhav

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2018

MUMBAI (NNI): Indian authorities on Saturday forced newspaper The Quint to retract its news supporting Pakistan’s stance regarding RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav. According to details, The Quint declared Pakistan’s claim that Kulbhushan is an India spy as true. It further wrote that Jadhav was hired by higher officials of RAW for terrorist activities in Pakistan. […]

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Election campaigns in full swing in Khyber

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL, July 08: With approaching of 25th of July, election activities  got momentum and the candidates are busy in arranging huge public gatherings and corner meetings for competing of two National Assembly seats for Khyber district. The Khyber district has two NA-seats, i.e NA-43 comprising Landi Kotal and Jamrud divisions while Bara […]

MMA, PTI accelerate polls campaign

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The candidates affiliated with Mutahidda Majlis-e-Amal and Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf accelerated their election campaigns in a bid to win the national and provincial assembly seats in the district. A neck and neck contest is expected between Malik Noor Saleem of MMA and Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan of PTI for PK-92 (Lakki […]

NAB ruling won’t affect general election: minister

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Friday s corruption court ruling, which sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison, would have no affect on a general election due later this month. “If someone has reservations regarding the verdict, appeal in higher courts. Government will provide whatever support needed for the implementation of the judgement,” […]

Shehbaz chairs high-level party meeting on Nawaz’s return

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A high-level Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) huddle chaired by party president Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday decided that former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, should land in Lahore upon return to Pakistan. “Shehbaz chaired a high-level party huddle in Model Town to finalise a future course of action in light […]

Canadian mountaineer falls to death on K2

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AFP): A Canadian national who was attempting to climb the K2 mountain has fallen to his death, officials said Saturday. The 53-year-old was between camps 2 and 3 on the notoriously challenging 8,611 metres peak when the accident happened, an official of the Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism department told AFP. His death was confirmed by Sakhawat […]

I do not have desire for power: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

F.P. Report UCH SHARIF: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday said that he does not have desire for power but wants to provide rights to the poor. Addressing a rally here, Bilawal said he is not competing with any individual or political organisation but rather with poverty, injustice and societal injustice. He […]

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