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Didn’t interfere with any institution’s functions: CJP

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar said on Monday that the judiciary did not interfere with the functioning of any institution and delivered within its remits. The top judge was addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, where he said that during his tenure he gave directions under the legal framework. “There is a […]

Fawad Ch reacts to dismissal of NAB’s appeal against Avenfield reference verdict

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday termed Supreme Court (SC) decision over National Accountability Bureau (NAB) plea against suspension of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sentence in Avenfield reference as per law. In a tweet, Fawad said that unusual reasons are required to cancel the bail. Nawaz Sharif’s politics has ended forever, […]

Supreme Court wraps up APS attack case

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has wrapped up the sou moto notice regarding Army Public School attack case, on Monday. According to reports, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three member bench and it heard the briefing pertaining to the progress made by the judicial commission investigating the case. As the […]

FIA exposes properties of 96 more Pakistanis in UAE

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has traced properties of 96 more Pakistanis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during an ongoing investigation against people individuals having assets beyond known sources of income. According to the private news channel report and it quoted the latest FIA report that 1,211 Pakistanis have 2,154 properties […]

Pak-US relations are improving, says Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that the relations between Pakistan and the United States are improving fast. This he said while talking to media persons in Lahore on Monday. Minister said the recent meetings between Pakistani and US Foreign Ministers have strengthened the cordial relations shared by […]

Polling continues for vacant Senate seat from Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report QUETTA: Polling for the vacant seat of Senate has started at the Balochistan provincial assembly’s building in Quetta on Monday. According to reports, polling started at 9am and will continue till 4pm without any break. Candidate of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) Manzoor Ahmed and Ghulam Marri of the Balochistan National Party (BNP) are […]

Global

34 killed in attack on 2 Touareg villages in Mali

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

ABUJA, Nigeria (AA): At least 34 people were killed on Thursday when armed men, believed to be on motorcycles, raided two Touareg villages in eastern Mali, a governor said. Menaka Governor Nanout Kotia said many more were injured in the attack and clashes between rival tribes in the Western African nation resulted in the deaths […]

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Brexit: Parliament to vote on Plan B at end of month

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

LONDON (AA): British lawmakers will vote on the government’s Brexit Plan B on Jan. 29, Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the Commons, said Thursday. Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement on her new strategy for Brexit on Monday after her plan was largely rejected by MPs earlier this week. May will submit a […]

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Helicopter crash in Kazakhstan kills 1

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

ASTANA (AA): At least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in Kazakhstan’s southeastern city of Almaty, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Thursday. The Eurocopter 130 type helicopter — belonging to Sky Service private company — crashed at 4.05 p.m. local time (1105GMT), said Nursultan Nurahmetov, a ministry official. He said the pilot […]

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Putin: TurkStream fully operational by 2019 end

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: TurkStream gas pipeline is set to become fully operational by the end of 2019, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. The TurkStream project is an export gas pipeline consisting of two 930-km (577.8-mile) lines each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters. The pipeline is set to cross beneath […]

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Germany says still time to negotiate on Brexit

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

BERLIN (AA): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday regretted the British parliament decision to reject the Brexit agreement but said there was still time for negotiations. “We still have time to negotiate, but we would first like to see what the British prime minister proposes,” she told reporters in Berlin. The German chancellor underlined that […]

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Russia to consider ‘interests of all parties’ in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Moscow will consider interests of all parties and Syria’s neighbors, including Turkey, regarding the proposed 32-kilometer (20-mile) safe zone in northern Syria, Russian foreign minister said on Wednesday. “We will fully seek to take into account the interests of all parties involved, all of Syria’s neighbors,” Sergey Lavrov told an annual news […]

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Pakistan

Deputy chairman Senate, US envoy discuss regional situation

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador Paul W Jones on Friday called on Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla in Islamabad and exchanged views on relationship and mutual friendship between the two countries. Matters pertaining to regional as well as global situation came under discussion. The deputy chairman Senate hoped that historic relationship between the two countries […]

Youth would act as Ambassadors of Pakistan: Shehryar

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that youth of Pakistan would act the ambassadors of Pakistan by branding Pakistan as a moderate, thriving and emerging economy. The Minister expressed these views while addressing the faculty and school students here at the One-World Campus, Roots Millennium Schools, Islamabad. The […]

Police Act similar to KP to be introduced in Punjab: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:  Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said a Police Act similar to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be introduced in Punjab after necessary amendments in order to avoid occurrence of Sahiwal like incidents. Briefing media here outside the Parliament House about Federal Cabinet meeting, he said as many as 100 model police […]

Senate body recommends master plan for erstwhile FATA

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Planning and Development recommended on Thursday to evaluate a master plan for erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to ensure speedy and complete rehabilitation of the area. Chairing the meeting, Senator Agha Shahzaib Durrani also recommended the authorities concerned to complete process for merger of FATA with […]

Dynamic diplomacy to capitalize opportunities, says Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that a dynamic diplomacy could help Pakistan cope with the existing huge challenges and capitalizing the emerging opportunities. Addressing the participants of 38th diplomatic course here, the foreign minister said Pakistan had produced outstanding diplomats but it failed for not standing up to the […]

PPP will continue to fight injustices

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

F.P. Report Islamabad: Secretary Information Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Dr. Nafisa Shah MNA has asked the reasoning behind transferring the trial of the fake accounts case from Karachi to Rawalpindi. Dr. Nafisa Shah stated that Rawalpindi has not been kind to PPP in the past as Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was sent to the gallows […]

Afghanistan

‘Presidential vote delayed on govt’s orders’

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Potential presidential candidates accused the government of ordering the earlier scheduled April 20 vote to be delayed for a period of three months without consulting politicians. Ahmad Wali Massoud, a possible presidential candidate, told a press conference in Kabul that delaying the presidential election was injustice with people. He said the government […]

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5 ANA soldiers killed, 6 injured

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR CITY: At least five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed and six others wounded as a result of a Taliban attack in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Wednesday. The overnight incident happened as the militants dug up a tunnel to an ANA base in […]

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Afghan conflict evolving into war of nerves

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

KABUL (AA): As a New Year dawns, Afghanistan’s long-running conflict is shifting to a form of psychological warfare as casualties mount on all sides. Statistics compiled by Anadolu Agency show that in December alone, at least 150 security forces, 184 civilians and hundreds of armed insurgents were killed in a string of deadly incidents while […]

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Afghanistan emerges as deadliest country for journalists

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan emerged as the deadliest country for media workers in 2018, says the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). During the outgoing year, 18 journalists were killed in the conflict-torn country, followed by Mexico with 11, Yemen with nine and Syria with eight. The number of killings of working journalists and news staff […]

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Top US commander in Afghanistan sees peace opportunity in 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): The top U.S general in Afghanistan told NATO troops on Tuesday to prepare themselves to deal with “positive processes or negative consequences” as peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban to end a 17-year war gain momentum. General Scott Miller, who commands U.S. forces and the NATO-led non-combat Resolution Support (RS) mission […]

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14 US Army men killed last year in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Army lost 14 service members in 2018 in Afghanistan, where the longest war in America’s history entered its 18th year in October. Relatively few of the 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan go into combat or serve near the front lines, in the framework of NATO’s training mission, Stars and Stripes […]

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Business

Energy minister sees oil prices stabilizing in first-half 2019

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday that oil prices, which fell by more than a third this quarter, would become more stable in the first half of 2019. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other large oil producers led by Russia agreed earlier this month to cut their […]

Intel to get 700 million shekel grant

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters): Israel will give Intel Corp a 700 million shekel grant in return for a planned $5 billion expansion of its production operations. Intel is one of the biggest employers and exporters in Israel, where many of its new technologies are developed. Earlier this year it submitted plans to upgrade its Kiryat Gat manufacturing […]

Kelly set for release as Tokyo court rejects prosecutors’ plea

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Former Nissan Motor Co Representative Director Greg Kelly was set to be released after more than a month in detention on Tuesday, when a Tokyo court rejected prosecutors’request to hold the American executive. The Tokyo District Court ruled that Kelly be freed, while Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s ousted chairman, remains in custody. Kelly […]

Nikkei index slides amid US uncertainty

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Japan’s main stock market index has plunged, reflecting traders’ worries following a slide on Wall Street. The Nikkei closed down 5% on Tuesday, its worst finish since April 2017. Indexes in Shanghai, Bangkok and Taiwan also fell. Investors have been concerned about President Trump’s dispute with the US central bank chief and […]

Turkey to boost minimum wage 26 per cent

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): As of New Year’s Day, Turkey is raising its minimum wage by over 26 percent to 2,020 Turkish liras a month ($381.3). The new gross minimum wage, before deductions such as social security premiums and income taxes, is 2,558 liras ($482.9), Zehra Zumrut Selcuk, Turkey’s family, labour and social services minister, said on […]

Huge recycling plant to be builtin Ankara

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s largest integrated facility for recycling automobile tires to meet local industrial demand will be established in the capital Ankara. The facility, run by Turkish tire, car battery, and wheel rim company AKO Group, will reduce the country’s external dependence of strategic sectors, Erkal Ozurun, AKO’s marketing manager, told Anadolu Agency. “Turkey’s industrial […]

Sports

Five weightlifters banned reanalysed

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Five weightlifters, including two Olympic champions, have been provisionally suspended after reanalysis of urine samples provided during the 2012 London Olympics, the International Weightlifting Federation announced on Monday.Ukrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Olympic -105kg gold medallist six years ago, and Uzbek Ruslan Nurudinov, who won the same category in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, […]

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Pant out as Karthik returns to India’s ODI fold

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Experienced Dinesh Karthik has pipped young Rishabh Pant for the spot of second wicketkeeper-batsman in India’s one-day international squad for their matches against Australia and New Zealand. The 21-year-old Pant was the backup to former captain and regular stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni during India’s home five-match series against West Indies. Pant played three […]

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Pakistan series ‘potential’ for Smith, Warner return: Aussie coach

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Australia coach Justin Langer says there is “potential” for Steve Smith and David Warner to feature in a one-day series against Pakistan in the UAE just days after their ball-tampering suspensions are served, reported Cricket Australia. A five-match ODI series hosted by Pakistan has long been mooted for March next year as teams […]

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Klopp open to Liverpool signings in January

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Liverpool will be open to signing players in the January transfer window should they need reinforcements to aid their Premier League title challenge, manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday. Klopp’s side has suffered a number of casualties in recent weeks, with defenders Joel Matip and Joe Gomez ruled out until mid-January with injuries. […]

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Shayan, Iqra wins KP DG Sports Table Tennis C’ship

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

PESHAWAR (APP): Shayan and international player Iqra Khan clinched the titles of the KP DG Sports Table Tennis Championship which concluded at newly constructed Bam Khail Sports Complex on Monday. Muhammad Tariq Khan was the chief guest on this occasion who also witnessed the finals of the Team Championship, Boys Singles, Girls Singles. A total […]

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All Blacks stumble with eye on World Cup

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Double defending champions New Zealand will head into the 2019 World Cup in Japan as favourites, but Six Nations Grand Slam champions Ireland have proven there are chinks in the All Black armour. Steve Hansen’s team suffered a major bump on their run-in to the World Cup when they went down to a […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Stree’ earns Rs 60 crore in first week

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hardly a horror-comedy comes by in Bollywood that is so true to its genre that the audience is scared for a second and laughing on the other. Amar Kaushik’s directorial venture Stree is just that. It has impressed the audience with its content and punch lines that’ll make you have a good […]

Varun Dhawan to start a production house with father David Dhawan

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan is gearing up to collaborate with father David Dhawan for a third time after Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2. Reportedly, the young star will join his father and elder brother, filmmaker Rohit, to launch their own production house. Their No 1 series will be the first project to roll […]

Court allows Salman Khan to travel abroad

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There’s positive news coming in for Bollywood actor Salman Khan. He will not be required to take permission from the court every time he travels abroad as a sessions court on Wednesday granted an application moved by him in this regard. The sessions court is hearing the appeal against a five-year sentence […]

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor blessed with a baby boy

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parents to their two-year-old baby girl – Misha Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, and Mira Kapoor finally welcomed their second child last night at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Blessed with a baby boy this time around, it sure has become an adorable family of four now. Mira Kapoor was admitted in the hospital last […]

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff start shooting for their upcoming YRF’s project

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan have started shooting together for their first collaboration. Not just Tiger and Hrithik, this Yash Raj Films’ project stars Vaani Kapoor too. The film is expected to have some nail-biting action sequences and dance-offs as promised by the makers. Yet untitled, this project is said to be […]

Dabang Khan to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After delivering classics like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Khamoshi, the actor-director duo of Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali is are all set to reunite once again. Last time Salman featured in a Bhansali film was in 2007 film Saawariya which also marked the debut of Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and […]

Science & Technology

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Articles

Race for civilization

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2018

Ibrahim Kalin The last big debate over civilization was triggered over two decades ago by Samuel Huntington’s book, “The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order.” Regardless of Huntington’s intentions, that debate was used to justify new imperialist designs in the wake of the end of the post-Cold War era. It also undermined […]

Prevailing evil behind the curtain

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2018

Raja Arifeen A shipment of 15000 tons of wheat arrived Afghanistan from India via Chahbahar Port on 29 October 2017, which was received in the Afghan City of Zaranj with utmost jubilation. The consignment was said to be the first out of the 1.1 million tons wheat; committed by India for the people of Afghanistan […]

Defense and security coop in Europe

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2018

Mustafa Aydin Ever since the abortive European Defence Community of 1952 and the underperformed Western European Union of 1955, based on the Brussels Treaty of 1948, European states have tried several times to come up with a joint security and defense structure. Yet this seemingly shared desire was never transformed into a full-fledged military allia-nce, […]

India’s secularism under threat

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2018

Arif Rafiq As India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi marches through the institutions of the state, Muslims and other minorities are becoming increasingly imperiled and marginalised. Two ongoing Supreme Court cases in India — both involving the country’s incre-asingly beleaguered Muslim community — should be seen as historic tests for the resilience of secularism in the […]

Metro, need or gimmick and comparison

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan According to Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries, “metro” is an underground railway system in a city. It is operating in big cities around the world like Paris, London, Moscow ,Washington DC and in our neighboring Indian capital New Delhi among others. In Pakistan, what we call metro is not actually metro but Bus […]

An eternal dilemma: Source or news?

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2018

Ibrahim Altay Our story begins with Frank Olson, a bacteriologist and biological warfare scientist that worked for the United States Army and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Camp Detrick in rural Maryland. According to rumors, he had an active role in projects involved in biological weapons. On Nov. 28, 1953, he plunged to his death […]

Editorial

US India nexus

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2017

While addressing a Seminar on the national security policy, Advisor to the Prime Minister Lt General (R) Nasir Janjua said the Unite States seems to be speaking Indian’s  language and that the two nations have the same idea regarding the Kashmir conflict. He complained the US is willing to give India a bigger role in […]

Quetta Church attack

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2017

At least nine people were killed and 56 injured when two suicide bombers stormed a Christian church in Quetta. Police guards standing at the entrance and roof top killed one of the bombers but the second attacker detonated his explosive filled vest-court outside the prayer hall of the church after Sunday Service began. In all […]

Maligning judiciary

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2017

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday hit out at the people criticizing the judiciary for issuing judgments that they deem unfavorable. Addressing a seminar in Lahore, the Chief Justice said the perception that judiciary has become a part of bigger plan or design need to end. Without mentioning any names, he said, […]

Tillerson’s sarcasm

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

The shared tension between the two allies in war on terror, Pakistan and the United States touched new heights when Secretary of States Rix Tilleson hinted that Pakistan may lose control of  its territory  if it does not address the growing “size and influence of militant organizations” in the country. Speaking at Atlantic Council, Tillerson […]

Prosperity mantra

By The Frontier Post | December 16, 2017

Speaking at a function in Islamabad, the Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal claimed that the country is fast heading towards economic stability and the indicators of prosperity are visible from Gilgat to Chittral,, and Gawdar to Karachi. He said the whole world admits that Pakistan’s economy is progressing. He lamented that the so called economic wizard […]

OIC emergency conference

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Speaking at the OIC emergency conference in Istanbul, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi complained that there has been a lack of substance in this organization’s for expression of solidarity with the struggling Muslim Countries. He said Pakistan urges the United States to rescind the decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, fully comply with all […]

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