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Rao says fake encounter was a Sindh police policy

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Absconding police officer, Rao Anwar, on Thursday claimed staged encounters was a policy of Sindh police and several departments, including Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Special Branch had been killing the ‘culprits’ in fake encounters. “If was charged in the fake encounter case, Inspector General of Police, Allah Dino Khowaja should also […]

SC orders JIT to probe into journalist revelations

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate the revelations under light of evidences provided by television anchor Shahid Masood against the suspect arrested recently in Zainab murder case. A three-judge bench of Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, passed the order in […]

Unilateral actions detrimental to cooperation between Pak, US

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Faisal Thursday while condemning the drone strike in Kurram Agency which targeted an Afghan refugee camp, said such unilateral actions are detrimental to the spirit of cooperation between the two countries in fight against terrorism. During the weekly press briefing here in Foreign Office, he said Pakistan has […]

US drone targeted individual who morphed into Afghan refugees: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Thursday said that recent US drone attack in Hangu district targeted an individual, thus, this action validates Pakistan’s stance that ‘leftover terrorists easily morph into Afghan refugees.’ “The drone strike on 24 January in Spintal, Hangu district was on individual target who had morphed into Afghan Refugees and not […]

Zainab murder suspect patronised by political figures, had foreign currency accounts: SC told

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

–SC orders JIT to probe into Shahid Masood’s allegations   F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Television anchor Dr Shahid Masood claimed before the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday that the suspect in the Zainab rape and murder case was patronised by political figures and had foreign currency accounts. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court of […]

Pir Sialvi calls off anti-govt protest after Shehbaz meets him

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2018

F.P. Report SARGODHA: Spiritual leader Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi on Thursday called off his anti-government protest on the request of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. In a joint press conference alongside Pir Sialvi here, Shehbaz Sharif said that a committee has been constituted to resolve the issues and address the grievances of Sialvi. Pir Sialvi has […]

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Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of […]

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Rahul set to be opposition Congress party chief

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, submitted nomination papers Monday to succeed his mother as president of the main opposition Congress party, which previously governed the country for decades. Without a serious rival for the top party post, Gandhi is likely to be elected Dec. 16. He faces […]

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Merkel’s coalition woes pile up as ally weakened

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUNICH: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s struggling bid to form a government was hit by a new setback Monday as her key ally was weakened in a leadership tussle. Horst Seehofer, head of Merkel’s Bavarian allies the CSU, will step down as premier of the wealthy southern state in early 2018, leaving the post […]

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More NK ‘ghost boats,’ bodies wash up on Japan’s shores

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Three bodies of people believed to be North Koreans were recovered in northern Japan on Monday, two days after authorities found a dilapidated empty boat, coast guard officials said. The coast guard said a Japanese fishing boat picked up a male body floating off the coast of Sakata in Yamagata prefecture and […]

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Hamas chief calls Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2017

Monitoring Desk GAZA CITY : Hamas political Chief Ismail Haniyeh phoned Turkish President Erdogan on Monday to discuss U.S. plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. During the phone call, Haniyeh warned of grave repercussions of the U.S. decision, according to a statement released by Hamas. The statement quoted Erdogan as saying during the contact […]

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U.S. News includes Pakistan in list of 23, India 16 most powerful nations

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Despite political instability, unabated corruption and security challenges, Pakistan has been ranked as 20th most powerful country in the world by US News and World Report in latest edition of its annual “Best Countries” study. As many as 80 countries were evaluated against different parameters including cultural history, quality of life and citizenship. […]

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Projects in FATA to be undertaken proactively

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Syed Ali Zafar while chairing a meeting of the committee constituted by the Prime Minister for facilitating FATA’s and PATA’s merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday said that socio-economic progress and development projects needed to be efficiently and proactively carried out in FATA, besides the legal […]

Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi passes away

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Acclaimed Urdu satirist and humour writer Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi passed away in Karachi on Wednesday. He was 94. Yousufi was considered one of the most celebrated satirist and humorist of his time. His famous works include Chiragh Talay, Khakam-ba-dahan, Zarguzasht, Aab-E-gum and Sham-e-Shahr-e-Yaaraan. Born in a learned family of Jaipur, Rajasthan on […]

CM orders alternative security plan for general elections

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (R) Dost Muhammad Khan has ordered the establishment of a complaint and response centre and alternative security plan for the upcoming general elections in the province. He also ordered to make up the missing facilities, ensure strict surveillance, deployment of police personnel on sensitive points supported by […]

COAS meets Polish military top brass, discusses defense ties

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who reached Poland on an official visit, met Mariusz Blaszczak, Minister of National Defense and Deputy Minister of National Defense. The COAS also held separate meetings with Polish military leadership including Chief of General Staff, Commander of the Poland Armed Forces and Commander […]

All efforts should be utilized to eradicate polio: Minister

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Caretaker Minister for Health and Population Welfare Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Akbar Jan Marwat has said that polio eradication was a national emergency and strong coordination among all the stakeholders under the umbrella of health department was the only viable way forward to rid the region of the menace for good. He said this […]

Islam is not in danger, Pakhtun must vote to ANP: Hoti

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Awami National Party (ANP) provincial president and former chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti on Wednesday called upon Pakhtun to stand by his party as it was their real representative party. Addressing a party gathering at Munda here the ANP leader also came down hard on the PTI chief Imran Khan and […]

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