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PM Abbasi requests Maulana Fazal to take back his support from no-confidence motion

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday requested the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazal) leader Maulana Fazalur Rehman to support the Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri in the no-confidence motion against him. PM Abbasi and Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch visited the residence of JUI-F leader in Islamabad and asked his support after […]

Former air chief Asghar Khan Dies at 96

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: First Muslim Chief of Pakistan Air Force, Asghar Khan passed away on Friday morning in Abbottabad. The family sources confirmed his demise. Asghar Khan was 96 years old and is survived by a son and several grandchildren. Family forces informed that Asgahr Khan funeral will be held after the Friday prayers at […]

US suspends national security assistance to Pakistan demanding action against Haqqani network

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: State Department of US, Spokesperson Heather Nauert announced on Friday that it is suspending the transfer of military equipment and security related funds to Pakistan and adding that it will only be restored if Pakistan takes action against terrorists on its soil. She announced that at a press briefing on Friday. She […]

US not a friend, ties need review: Asif

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

KARACHI (INP): Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday that the United States is not a friend of Pakistan and the country needs to revisit its ties with Washington. The minister said while speaking to a private TV channel. The statement comes at a time of heightened tensions between Pakistan and the United States. It […]

Kulbhushan rejects Indian allegations in fresh recorded statement

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

–Says Indian diplomat yelled at my mother F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A fresh recorded statement of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was convicted by a Pakistani military court for being an agent of Indian spy agency RAW, was released by the Foreign Office on Thursday, in which he rejected Indian allegations against Pakistan over his December 25 meeting […]

Forge unity on national security issue, Ayaz tells Parliamentary committee after US allegations

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker of National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday said national security is an issue of survival and therefore, we will have to forge unity among our ranks. Chairing the session of parliamentary committee on national security, the speaker briefed the participants as to why the meeting has been convened. He said the […]

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Catalan separatist leader urges ‘democratic opposition’ to Madrid takeover

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

BARCELONA (AFP): Catalonia’s secessionist leader on Saturday defiantly called for “democratic opposition” to direct rule imposed by the central government on the semi-autonomous region after its parliament declared unilateral independence. “The best way to defend what we have achieved to date is democratic opposition to the application of article 155,” Carles Puigdemont, who was officially […]

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US soldier dies after helicopter crash in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

KABUL (AFP):  A US soldier died after the helicopter they were in crashed in Afghanistan, foreign forces said Saturday, denying Taliban claims that it had shot down the aircraft. Six other US crew members were injured in the accident late Friday in Logar province, south of Kabul, NATO s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said in […]

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At least 31 dead in central Nepal bus accident: police

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

KATHMANDU (AFP): At least 31 people, including 11 children, died when an overcrowded bus swerved off the road and plunged into a river in central Nepal on Saturday, police said. The bus skidded off the road in Dhading district, approximately 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of the capital Kathmandu, early morning and plunged into the […]

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RSS history wing for ban on Muslims’ prayer at Taj Mahal mosque

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): A senior functionary of the history wing of RSS wants namaz to be banned at Taj Mahal and if not then Shiva prayers to be allowed inside the complex as well, reported India Today. The history wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-Akhil Bhartiya Itihaas Sankalan Samiti has demanded that Friday prayers at Taj […]

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Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

BARCELONA (AFP): Catalonia’s parliament voted on Friday to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a republic, just as Madrid is poised to impose direct rule on the semi-autonomous region to stop it in its tracks. A motion declaring independence was approved with 70 votes in favour, 10 against and two abstentions, with Catalan opposition MPs […]

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Iraq halts operation against Kurds, pushes on against Daesh

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

BAGHDAD (AFP): Iraqi forces Friday paused operations against the Kurds to allow for talks after clashes over a key border crossing, as Baghdad pushed on with a separate offensive against the Daesh group. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered the 24-hour halt as his troops faced off with Kurdish fighters on the second day of a […]

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Polio case surfaces in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: A fresh case of polio has surfaced from Duki district of Balochistan. According to sources in the provincial health department, an 18-month-old boy Muhammad Usman from Killi Babran of Duki fell victim to the virus that was diagnosed in him Friday morning. Sources in the health department said Usman was administered the […]

Disciplined JI faces rifts, field’s candidate against Siraj

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Serious rifts among the Jamaat-i-Islami Lower Dir leadership and diehard activists were surfaced after the nomination of candidates for two national and five provincial assembly seats in the district. A strong group including members of the JI district executive council having the support of thousands of party workers publically announced here the […]

Encroachments, traffic rules violation cause traffic jam in Zhob

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Traffic jam has become a routine mater especially on Quetta and Dera Ismail Khan road here in Zhob. Encroachments and illegal parking have exacerbated the matter, which adds to mental trauma of the people delaying them from reaching their destinations. It irritates and frustrates people especially those traveling in an emergency. Illegal […]

KP government re-designated the position of political agent into DC

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

F.P.Report PESHAWAR: After the merger of Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the KP re-designated the positions of political agents with deputy commissioners (DCs) in Fata , said in a notification issued by Home and Tribal Affairs Department. The posts of additional political agents and assistant political agents were also replaced by additional […]

Sindh seven-member caretaker cabinet takes oath

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has said that he has inducted non-political and respectable persons in his cabinet and the cabinet is balanced. The objective is to hold free, fair and transparent election is a very conducive and peaceful atmosphere. This he said on Friday while talking to media just after laying […]

Sindh home secretary grilled over declaring Rao’s house sub jail

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh High Court on Friday sought replies from Sindh home department, police, jail officials and other relevant authorities in a petition challenging declaring of house as sub-jail for the suspended police officer, Rao Anwar. The suspended police officer, notorious for killing innocent persons in fake encounters, is being arrested in Naqeeb Mehsud […]

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