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Maulana Fazl shows conditional support for FATA merger into KP

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazal-u-Rehman conditionally agreed to support the merger of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The private news channel reported that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch and National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retd) Nasir Janjua in a meeting held lately with Maulana Fazl […]

Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, reached the accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday morning to face the corruption references filed by National Accountability Bureau. The accountability court has been conducting proceedings of three references filed against the Sharif family by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the […]

US vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters): The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. The remaining 14 council members voted in favour of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did not specifically mention the […]

NSC rejects Trump’s decision over Jerusalem, condemns Quetta attack

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Security Council (NSC) meeting rejecting the unilateral decision of Donald Trump’s administration recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel has clarified that Pakistan would never accept the US decision. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday chaired the 16th meeting of NSC attended by Prof Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal, National […]

Judiciary should not have to justify its decisions: Asma Jahangir

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: There should not be a need for the judiciary to prove its transparency, but criticisms would be hurled if judges compare petitioners with the mafia, said former president of the Supreme Court, Asma Jahangir. While speaking to the media in Lahore on Monday, Jahangir, a human rights lawyer and a social activist, […]

Terrorists will not be succeeded in their evil plans: CM Zehri

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: Chief Minister of Balochistan, Sanaullah Zehri has said that terrorists trying to weaken the people’s resolve by targeting the innocent and harmless civilians but they will not be succeeded in their evil plans. This he said while addressing media on Monday. He said that targeting the innocent people of Christian community by […]

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Saudi Arabia and UAE ‘tried to host’ Taliban first

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

A former Afghan fighter turned mediator says Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tried to host the Taliban before the armed group set up an office in Qatar. Abdulla Anas, a former friend of the late al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, told the Middle East Eye on Friday that he was “bewildered” by […]

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Relative calm in Kisumu after Kenya election clashes

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

KISUMU/KENYA (Al Jazeera):  A tense calm prevailed on Saturday in this stronghold of defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga, a day after his defeat to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially announced. Running street battles between security forces and protesters unhappy with the results continued in several parts of the city of Kisumu for most of […]

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Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

CAIRO (Reuters): Two trains collided in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 36 people and injuring more than 100 others, a health ministry spokesman said. The crash at 2:15 p.m near the suburban Khorshid station on the route to Cairo, derailed the engine of one train and two cars of the other, the […]

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WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

BEIJING (BBC): China’s largest social media platforms – Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba – are under investigation for alleged violations of cyber security laws. The Office for Cyberspace Administration said the three platforms had failed to police content on their sites. It said people had been using the platforms to spread terrorism-related material, rumours and […]

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Canadian diplomat in Cuba also treated for hearing loss

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

At least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba was treated for hearing loss, the Canadian government has said, a day after media reports said a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered similar symptoms. Brianne Maxwell, a spokeswoman for Canada’s foreign ministry, said on Thursday officials “are aware of unusual symptoms affecting Canadian and US diplomatic […]

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Nine people dead in prison fight in Mexican border city

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2017

Authorities in Tamaulipas state say rival groups of inmates fought with shanks, sticks and rocks in two parts of the prison. The fight occurred on Thursday during family visiting hours. Guards fired shots to control the situation. The state security Coordination Group said the fight appears to have involved a struggle for control within the […]

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PML-N to rehash ‘respect the vote’ narrative: Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif on Sunday presided over a meeting at his residence here in Jati Umra Sunday. The huddle was also attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Punjab CM reiterated to respect judiciary and vowed to face cases as […]

Imran’s 100 point plan is just swing in the air, says Muqam

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR : Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) provincial president and Advisor to Prime Minister Amir Muqam  has rejected the 100 days policy plane of PTI chairman Imran Khan and said that such claim was also announced earlier by PTI chairman that in 90 days they will change everything in KP but in five years […]

PTI 100 days plan are the 101 turncoats aka lotas: PPP

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party sees PTI 100 days plan as wish list which will meet the same fate as the 90 days plan. Let us go back 5 years to the time Imran Khan had promised a 90 days overhaul plan. Imran Khan had pledged to convert the CM House and the […]

Mushahid urges parliamentarians of 25 countries to promote connectivity

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Mushahid Hussain has urged parliamentarians and political leaders of 25 countries of Asia and Europe to promote connectivity and cooperation. Addressing the Asia-Europe Political Forum, which was organized by the British Parliament  in London, he said Pakistan was a pivotal player to tackle […]

Sabika’s body to reach Karachi on Tuesday or Wednesday: Father

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The body of Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh will reach Karachi by Tuesday or Wednesday, according to her father. “God willing, by Tuesday or Wednesday by daughter will be with me,” said Sabika’s father while speaking to media. “At the moment her body is in the Muslim Community Center there. By Sunday it […]

PTI unveils plan for first 100 days in office if come to power

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday presented its agenda to be completed within the first 100 days of government if the party is elected to power. PTI leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak and former secretary-general Jahangir Tareen who was disqualified as a lawmaker by […]

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