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FIA offloads Hamza Shehbaz from flying abroad

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: In a surprise move, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday has barred of Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, Leader Opposition in Punjab Assembly from leaving the country. According to details, FIA offloaded Hamza Shehbaz, who was heading to Qatar from the Lahore Airport. PML-N leader was boarding a plane of Qatar Airways, 620, bound […]

Nawaz, Zardari’s politics is over, claims Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that former Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Zardari have looted the public money and adding that their time of politics is over. This he said while addressing to a press conference on Tuesday, Chaudhry added that both Nawaz and Zardari have contested their last […]

No houses would be demolished in encroachments drive: Mayor Karachi

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar has assured that no houses would be demolished in the ongoing campaign against encroachments in the metropolitan. This he said while talking to media persons on Tuesday outside the Supreme Court Karachi registry. Mayor Karachi said that his mandate is to remove encroachments lining the roads and drains. […]

Top court rejects Sindh govt’s plea to stop anti-encroachment operation in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected the Sindh government’s plea to stop the anti-encroachment operation in Karachi, on Tuesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-judge bench headed and it heard a petition against the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the provincial capital at the Karachi Registry of […]

Anti-encroachment from today on Circular Railway

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A drive against illegal encroachments on the land of the Circular Railway will be begin from today (Tuesday), the additional deputy commissioner said on Monday. Railway and district administration officials visited the Gharibabad railway track to overlook the anti-encroachment drive. However, as railway and district administration officials reached the track, some store […]

Ministries performance to be reviewed every three months: PM

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday decided that review meetings will be summoned to judge performance of all ministries and divisions every three months. The decision was made at a meeting of the federal cabinet, presided over by the prime minister, which reviewed performance of ministries. Reports from all the ministries and […]

Global

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Hebron

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

HEBRON (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces near the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday, according to the Health Ministry. Omar Awawdeh, 27, was shot in his back by Israeli forces and rushed to hospital in a serious condition, the ministry said in a statement. “He soon died of his […]

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Iran confirms missile test in defiance of U.S.

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): A senior Iranian military commander has confirmed that Tehran recently carried out a ballistic missile test, to the anger of the United States, the Fars news agency said on Tuesday. The Revolutionary Guards official’s comment came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s assertion earlier this month that Iran had test-fired a missile […]

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Iran can expand range of ballistic missiles: Guards commander

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, according to the semi-official Fars News agency. Iran’s missiles currently cover a range of 2000 kilometers (1,240 miles) and many “enemy bases” are within 800 kilometers of the Islamic Republic, […]

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UN war crimes courtroom displayed in Sarajevo to preserve tribunal’s legacy

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

SARAJEVO (Reuters): A U.N. war crimes courtroom in which a Bosnian Serb general was prosecuted for atrocities committed during the siege of Sarajevo has been moved to the Bosnian capital top reserve the legacy of the first attempt to hold war criminals to account since World War Two. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former […]

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Those who pretended to support human rights are ‘blind, deaf, mute’ to protests in Paris: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

ANKARA (AA): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said that no one can lecture Turkey on democracy,human rights and freedom. “No one can lecture our country on democracy, human rights and freedom,” Erdogan said at an event, titled Civilization of the Humanity. His remarks came on the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal […]

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Merkel hails adoption of UN migration pact

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday hailed the adoption of UN migration pact, stressing that it would ensure human rights for all, including refugees and migrants. “This is a very important day. We agreed for the first time at global level on a comprehensive political compact for migration,” Merkel said at the […]

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Pakistan

PML-N being targeted in the name of accountability: Saad Rafique

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former railways minister Saad Rafique has said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz being targeted in the name of accountability. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard a case about losses in Pakistan Railways at Lahore Registry of Supreme Court of Pakistan. Rafique submitted his […]

FIA arrests man for production of child pornography

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a middle-aged man for sexually abusing children and filming the assault. According to details, FIA apprehended a man named Junaid for production of child pornography and child sexual abuse after parents of some of the victims approached the agency. FIA officials say […]

Funeral prayers of MQM-P’s Abidi offered in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The funeral prayers of Mutahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and former lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi, who was shot dead, was offered in Karachi on Wednesday. According to details, the funeral prayers of slain were offered at Imambargah Yasrab located in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area. A large number of political and social […]

3.1 magnitude quake jolts parts of Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P Report QUETTA: A minor earthquake of 3.1 magnitude jolted Sibbi and adjacent areas of Balochistan on Wednesday. According to media reports, the epicenter was 102 kilometer south-east of Sibbi at the department of 40 kilometers.   District Sibi is located some 11 kilometers from provincial capital Quetta.

Four of a family killed in DG Khan road mishap

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report DERA GHAZI KHAN: As many as four members of a family were killed when a car and a truck collided at Indus Highway in Dera Ghazi Khan on Wednesday. According to details, the accident occurred because the thick fog engulfs the plains of Punjab in winter, which restricts visibility limit causing road accidents […]

Omni-Zardari nexus brought poverty, deprivation to Sindh: Haleem Adil

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Omni-Zardari nexus of corruption mafia looted the resources of Sindh and increased poverty and deprivation for the people of this orphaned province, said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh chapter general secretary and parliamentary party leader in Sindh assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh, here Tuesday. Addressing a crowded press conference in the committee room of […]

Afghanistan

Over a hundred Afghan women complete MFI training

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: One hundred and two young Afghan women have been graduated from USAID’s Promote, Women in the Economy (WIE) Microfinance Institute Training (MFI) program, according to a statement. The women are part of the program’s second apprenticeship session, which now includes 177 graduates. Implemented by the Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA), the program equips […]

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8 years on, Harirod bridge still incomplete

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk FIROZKOH: Construction of a bridge over the Harirod River in Lal wa Sarjangal district of western Ghor province has not been completed even eight years after initiation, thanks to government apathy, local residents said. The bridge on the Ghor-Kabul highway is located in Dahan Qolani area of the district and its construction was […]

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Afghan presidential election to be held on 20 April 2019: IEC

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief of Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan Gula Jan Abdul Badi Sayad, has announced 20th April 2019 as the final date for the presidential elections as well as the parliamentary elections in Ghazni province. IEC Chief informed media persons that the presidential elections and the parliamentary elections in Ghazni would be […]

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More than 50 people have been arrested

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Minister of Interior Wais Ahmad Barmak says more than 50 people have been arrested in connection to unrest during the recent protests in Kabul. Barmak made the remarks during a session of the Upper House of Parliament in which the security sector officials were summoned to brief the Senators. He said […]

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US, Czech soldiers probed over death of Afghan prisoner

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US and Czech forces are under investigation for the death of an Afghan commando, who was beaten while in NATO custody in western Afghanistan, American and Afghan officials said. This demonstrated the tensions that have grown among military forces after 17 years of war, according to the officials. According to the […]

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Agricultural uplift key to global security: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: Addressing a private sector side event in the Swiss capital Geneva on Tuesday, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani said that his administration has created the legal structure for the mining sector in the country. He said that Afghanistan’s natural resources can play a vital role in dealing with poverty and instability in the […]

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Business

‘Tesla China sales plunge 70 percent in October’

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): Tesla Inc’s vehicle sales in China sank 70 percent last month from a year ago, the country’s passenger car association told Reuters on Tuesday, underscoring how the Sino-US trade war is hurting the US electric carmaker. An official from China Passenger Car Association said data from the industry body showed Tesla sold just […]

Mitsubishi Motors executive says Nissan-Renault alliance can survive turmoil

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

OKAZAKI (Reuters): A senior executive at Mitsubishi Motors Corp (7211.T) said on Tuesday its alliance with Nissan Motor (7201.T) and Renault SA (RENA.PA) can survive management upheaval, a day after it fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman citing financial misconduct. The future of the 19-year alliance, one of the biggest automotive groups in the world, has […]

$9 billion bilateral trade target with Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Ambassador of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Raudin Anwar has said that this year, the time has come to capitalize on the progress Indonesia and Pakistan have made in the last five years and for taking the next steps in bringing our improved bilateral trade into reality. “The target is to […]

Saudi’s Aramco to increase gas investments to $150 billion

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Saudi Aramco said on Tuesday its gas program would attract $150 billion worth of investments over the next decade with production growing to 23 billion standard cubic feet a day from the current 14 billion. “We also have world-class unconventional gas resources that are rapidly supplementing our large conventional resources currently we have […]

Asia puts brave face on Trump threat

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Asian share markets fought to keep a global rebound alive on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to quash hopes of a trade truce with China, clouding what had been a bright start to the week. Moves were generally muted, but Japan’s Nikkei managed to add 0.8 percent and Chinese blue-chips rose […]

China’s industrial profits slow for sixth straight month

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Profit growth at China’s industrial firms cooled for a sixth straight month in October as factory prices and the pace of sales increases softened amid mounting uncertainties stemming from the U.S.-China trade war. The figures point to a further weakening in China’s vast manufacturing sector and economy days ahead of a high stakes […]

Sports

Curran, Buttler save England against Sri Lanka spin

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Kandy (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s spinners claimed some big-name England wickets on the first day of the second Test on Wednesday before Jos Buttler and Sam Curran rescued the innings. Buttler’s 63 and a crucial 64 from Curran at the end lifted England to 285 all out after they had been struggling on 89-4 on the […]

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Federer stops Thiem to stay alive in ATP Finals

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Roger Federer staved off elimination from the ATP Finals as the six-time champion eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday. After losing his opening match at London’s O2 Arena against Kei Nishikori, Federer would have crashed out if he had been beaten by Thiem. Only once before has Federer […]

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Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs in ICC Women’s World T20

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk GUYANA:  Pakistan defeated Ireland by 38 in ICC Women’s World T20 2018 at the Guyana National Stadium on Tuesday. Pakistani batsman Javeria Khan played an unbeaten 74 off 52 balls, the highest individual score by a Pakistani woman in Twenty20 Internationals. Ireland won the toss and put Pakistan in, Lucy O Reilly, the […]

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Sri Lankan bowler charged for T10 league fixing offer

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged and suspended for corruption during the first edition of the T10 league held last year, the International Cricket Council said Tuesday. The 38-year-old has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board”s anti-corruption code. The league, with six teams playing […]

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Karachi release Shahid Afridi as PSL4 retained players list announced

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Karachi Kings have released veteran all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi as all six Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises announced the list of retained players for the season four on Tuesday. The legendary all-rounder — who was also the president of the Karachi Kings — was released by the franchise and will be available […]

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Fakhar achieves career-best ranking in ODIs

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman’s scores of one, 88 and 65 against New Zealand in UAE have lifted him six places to 11th – his career-high position according to the latest ICC Men’s Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, which were released on Tuesday. The series ended at one-all after the decider in Dubai […]

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Fashion & Movies

Kangana Ranaut to clash with Hrithik Roshan at box office

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Manikarnika is based on the life of queen of Jhansi, Rani Laxmibai and Kangana is playing the titular role in this epic periodic drama. Crossing over several hurdles during the shoot of the film, Kangana Ranaut’s most anticipated project finally has a release date. The film is all set to release on […]

Abhishek rejects rumors of domestic squabble with Aishwarya

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Abhishek Bachchan is known for his ‘no-nonsense’ attitude which he has shown time and again by shutting down trolls on social media. The actor is in news once again after a report in a leading publication claimed that he had a fight with his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Abhishek was prompt in […]

Dhadak earns Rs 33.67 crores in three days

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Team Dhadak should take a bow already as the film starring newcomers has raked in big moolah in its first weekend itself. In just three days the film has earned Rs 33.67 crores. The film saw an upward curve in its collection with each passing day. Dhadak earned Rs 8.71 crores on […]

Salman Khan to play lead role in sequel of ‘Ready’

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 2011 release Ready, starring Salman Khan and Asin in the lead turned out to be a blockbuster. The romcom helmed by Anees Bazmee is all set to have its sequel with Salman Khan in the lead again. With films like Bharat, Dabangg 3, Sher Khan amongst others lined up, Ready’s sequel has […]

Janhvi Kapoor likely to appear in Boney Kapoor’s home production

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Daughter of late Sridevi and filmmaker Boney Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor has finally made her debut opposite Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter in Dhadak. The film has been getting great reviews from both audiences and critics and earning major at the box-office. While everyone is loving Janhvi’s performance in Dhadak, we have some […]

Richa Chadha to play role of Shakeela in upcoming film

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Richa Chadha is all geared up to play the role of Shakeela in her next film. Best known for her adult films, Shakeela became a rage overnight after her first mainstream film Playgirls came out, in which she acted alongside Silk Smitha. Known for unconventional roles and bold choices, Richa was the […]

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Russia’s visa relaxation shows focus on Far East investment

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Inga Velanskaya Russia will expand its simplified visa regime to eight airports in the Far East region of the country by the end of this year, reflecting a drive by Moscow to further open up the resource-rich, vast area facing the Pacific coast to more investors and tourists. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s backing for the […]

In Kurdistan we need change, not theatrics

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2017

Srwa Abdulwahid Since the end of World War I, the Kurdish people have been a pawn in the hands of players in the Middle East chess game played so hard, and often so bloodily. Throughout these years, all we, the Kurds, asked for was to be given a chance. Give us the opportunity to prove […]

Moscow nears ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2017

Sami Moubayed By the end of this year, Syria will be free of Islamic State, apart from small pockets that will disappear with time. Russian President Vladimir Putin will have achieved what he set out to with his Syria intervention back in September 2015: to rid the country of armed jihadist groups, while empowering his […]

The story of Pakistan’s Tattered Economy – Foreign Debt and the Twin Deficits

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Shabbir Ahmad With sky high foreign debt, rising imports, declining exports and widening fiscal deficit, Pakistan’s economy is going through a challenging phase. The KSE-100 index has dropped 25% during the last four months. Earlier this year, it progressed to its all-time high points (52,876) but that progress proved to be short lived. Speaking of […]

Idlib: the next chapter in Syria’s humanitarian tragedy

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

Muhammad Ghazi Idlib province in northwestern Syria, is the last bastion of resistance to Assad in the war-weary country. It now faces a humanitarian catastrophe. Idlib province in Syria has long been condemned to underdevelopment, one does not have to look far to see this. The people boast that when the father of Bashar al […]

D-8

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2017

Hatice Karahan Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey… The Developing Eight, also known as D-8, created by these emerging economies, are gathering at a summit in Istanbul today. The 20-year efforts to boost cooperation are aimed at strengthening the presence of these countries in the world’s economy. Indeed, 2016 data reveals that […]

Editorial

Fundamentals of democracy

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Addressing the inauguration ceremony of Pakistan first coal, clinker terminal at Port Qasim, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said democracy is sine qua non for the progress and prosperity of the country and its people. He credited the people for their decision in favor of democratic system and noted that continuity of the system would […]

Cliché of democracy!

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

PML (N) leadership often make tall claims of democracy and strengthening the democratic institutions but in practice their attitude is all along against the democratic norms and rule of law. It is the submission to the rule of law that provides conducive environment for the stability of the democracy in a country. Accepting the verdicts […]

Do more mantra

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

Pakistan’s forces conducted a successful operation in the Kurram Agency of the tribal belt and secured a safe release of five western hostages who were brought by the terrorists across the border from Afghanistan. They were captured from Afghanistan in 2012 and remained in the captivity for more than 5 years during which they were […]

Economy security correlation

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Highlighting the strong linkage between economy and security, the COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the future of Pakistan and there shall be no compromise over it. He stated, “This is the future of our people, a vital national interest which will be never compromised regardless of the loud […]

PIA a sinking Titanic?

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Advisor to the PM on aviation said that PIA is anchoring huge losses by each passing day and the management appears to have no clue how to save the sinking titanic. He also said that the country flagship losses have surged to dollars four billions because neither the government nor the airlines management are ready […]

Hoax memo

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Addressing the parliament, PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi clarified the intelligence bureau (IB) memo about the link between parliamentarians and proscribed organizations being fake. He said that investigations have been initiated in this matter. The memo shown on the private television channel stated that the ex PM Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB to monitor the […]

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