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One terrorist killed in North Waziristan operation: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report NORTH WAZIRISTAN: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday has said that at least one terrorist was killed during an intelligence based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan. The military media wing told media that the security forces conducted an IBO as part of the on-going “Operation Raad ul Fasad” on a suspected terrorist hide […]

Court extends judicial remand of Ahad Cheema in assets case

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Accountability Court has extended judicial remand of former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Cheema for 13 days, in illegal assets case, on Friday. According to details, the NAB had filed a reference against Ahad Khan Cheema in October for possessing assets beyond known sources of income. The court ordered producing […]

Sheikh Rashid to challenge Shehbaz’s appointment as PAC Chairman

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid has announced to challenge Shehbaz Sharif’s appointment as Chairman Public Accounts Committee (PAC), on Friday. While talking to media, the outspoken Minister said that it is unacceptable for him that Shehbaz Sharif will continue as Chairman of PAC and adding that therefore, will move a plea […]

Apex court stops Railways from selling its land

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has stopped the Pakistan Railways from selling its land in the capital and in the provinces. The top court ordered this on Friday after wrapping up the case pertaining to railways land. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three member bench and Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed appeared before […]

SC summons NAB Chairman

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday was furious at Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal and summoned him in his chamber. CJP Nisar headed a two-member bench and it heard the case regarding allocation of land for the hospital in capital. During the hearing, Secretary Health informed the court that no […]

PM Imran Khan invites Turkish investors to explore Pakistan’s untapped sectors

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ANKARA: Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited the Turkish investors to explore the markets of Pakistan and take advantage of the Pakistan’s ideal geo-strategic location and its huge potential for investment in infrastructure and tourism. PM Imran said this while addressing the Turkish businessmen at a business forum organized by the Union of […]

Global

Don’t reconcile with ‘war criminal’ Assad, Syrian opposition tells world

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

RIYADH (Reuters): Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said on Sunday he was surprised by countries rebuilding ties with Bashar Assad’s regime and urged them to reverse their decision. Arab states, including some that once backed the opposition against Assad, are seeking to reconcile with him after decisive gains by his forces in the war, aiming to […]

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May says if Brexit deal is rejected, UK will be in uncharted territory

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

LONDON (Reuters): Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal is rejected by parliament later this month, despite little sign that she has won over sceptical lawmakers. Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29 but May’s inability so far to get her […]

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Trump confirms Badawi killed in Yemen Strike

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

MOSCOW (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump appeared to confirm reports on Sunday that Jamal Badawi, an operative of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in Russia) responsible for a 2000 attack on the USS Cole, had been killed in an airstrike. “Our GREAT MILITARY has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly […]

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Sudan police disperse protest in Khartoum

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk KHARTOUM: Thousands have taken to the streets in the Sudanese capital to call for President Omar al Bashir to step down. It’s the latest in nearly three weeks of demonstrations and calls for his resignation, posing a serious challenge to al Bashir’s rule. Protesters gathered at five points in Khartoum before they began […]

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China says pace of Xinjiang ‘education’ will slow, but defends camps

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

URUMQI/KASHGAR/HOTAN (Reuters): China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation program in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing rare media access there. Beijing has faced an outcry from activists, scholars, foreign governments and U.N. rights experts […]

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Malaysia’s king abdicates in historic first

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

Kuala Lumpur (AFP): Malaysia’s king has abdicated, royal officials said on Sunday, in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future after he took medical leave. Sultan Muhammad V’s decision marks the first time a king has abdicated in the Muslim-majority country since it gained independence from Britain in […]

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Pakistan

Farmers problems be solved, says Parvez Elahi

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: A delegation of Kissan Board Pakistan headed by its President Ch Nisar Ahmad and former Bishop of Lahore Alexander John separately called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi here today (Thursday). Farmers’ delegation exchanged views with the Speaker regarding problems faced by the farmers, they pointed out miserable conditions of the […]

Theft at historic railways building: President directs probe

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi Thursday directed the Pakistan Railways to conduct an inquiry into the theft of some items from the historic building, belonging to Railways in Jhelum. Hearing a representation against the recommendation of Wafaqi Mohtaisb at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the president directed Pakistan Railways to install a safety gate to safeguard the […]

Mohmand Dam to meet energy, water requirements

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report GHALANAI: The mega multipurpose hydropower project Mohmand Dam, an initiative of the Federal Government, carries huge potential to meet Pakistan’s energy and water requirements in terms of electricity generation and irrigation besides provision of clean drinking water facilities to the inhabitants of Peshawar. Mohmand dam will be constructed on River Swat about 48 […]

CM for devising mechanism for recruitment in TEVTA

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan Thursday directed the officials concerned to formulate mechanism for recruitments against newly created and fresh vacancies in TEVTA through NTS. Presiding over 13th meeting of the Board of Directors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Education and vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) here at Chief Minister’s Secretariat he […]

NAB arrest accused Riaz Ahmed

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested accused Riaz Ahmed s/o Noor Muhammad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region Manager of M/S FMG Global allegedly involved in cheating public at large under the garb of lucrative business. As per details, the accused Riaz Ahmed posed himself as Regional Manager of fake M/S FMG Global and in connivance with […]

Woman guns down neighbor, her son

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2019

F.P. Report MARDAN: A heartless woman gunned down a woman and her three-year-old son, living in neighborhood over suspicion of having illicit relations where her husband. Police said that the accused hailing from Katlang area of Mardan was suspicious about illicit relations of lady living in her neighborhood with her husband. The lady gunned down […]

Afghanistan

Senior Taliban commander killed in Paktika drone strike

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

PESHAWAR (Monitoring Desk): A senior Taliban commander was killed in a United States drone strike in Afghanistan on Sunday. Sources told the media that Saifullah was killed in a drone strike targeting a hideout in Paktika province’s Barmal district. The commander’s two close associates were also killed in the attack. On Saturday, at least four […]

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Ghani nominates new heads for defense, Interior Ministries

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): President Ashraf Ghani in a decree on Sunday nominated Amrullah Saleh as Minister of Interior and Assadullah Khalid as Minister of Defense. Saleh and Khalid have served as head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) during former president Hamid Karzai’s government. Saleh was appointed as state minister for security reforms last year […]

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Miller ‘has no orders’ on troop reduction in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

NANGARHAR (TOLONews): The US and NATO Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller in a meeting with Nangarhar governor on Sunday assured that they will continue to support the Afghan forces even if they get an order about troop withdrawal – an issue which Miller says is rumors by “newspapers”. “I have seen the same […]

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Ghani orders merger of 5 governmental institutions to establish a new administrative unit

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

KABUL (Khaama Press): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the formation of a new administrative ‘Ministry of Transport’ unit by merging the Ministry of Transportation, Civil Aviation Authority, Railway Authority, and Traffic Directorate of the Ministry of Interior with the Ministry of Public Works. The Office of the Chief of Staff of Presidential Palace in […]

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Iran funding construction of ‘Persian Language’ faculty in Kabul University

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

KABUL (Khaama Press): The government of Iran is funding the construction of a faculty in Kabul University dedicated mainly to the studies of ‘Persian Language’, it has been reported. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in this regarding between Cultural attaché at the Iranian embassy in Kabul Mohammadreza Maleki and the Chancellor of Kabul […]

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Public Order Police commander killed in Taliban assault

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A Public Order Police commander was killed and five of his subordinates were wounded in a Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province on Sunday, an official said. Lt. Col. Zahir, administrative chief for Khanabad district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militant assault took place in the Chahartot area of the district this […]

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Business

Japan plans to cut JGB issuance for 6th straight year

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Japan plans to trim its annual government bond issuance by 3.6 percent during the financial year beginning April 1, sources with direct knowledge of the plans told Reuters on Sunday, as part of government efforts to curb public borrowing. Japan’s Finance Ministry is planning to issue 129.4 trillion yen ($1.14 trillion) in Japanese […]

China purchases US soybeans amid trade war

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

BEIJING (BBC): China’s purchase was hailed as a “wonderful” step by US officials China has bought US soybeans for the first time since the trade war between the two countries started in July. The country’s finance ministry also confirmed it would temporarily reduce tariffs on US car imports from 40% to 15%, beginning on 1 […]

ECB announces to cut massive bond-buying scheme

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The ECB began its asset purchase program in 2015, years after the UK and US took similar action to shore up their economies The ECB began its asset purchase program in 2015, years after the UK and US took similar action to shore up their economies ECB has so far pumped more […]

Oil falls on China economic data

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Oil prices fell on Friday after China reported slower economic growth, pointing to lower fuel demand in the world’s biggest oil importer, although market sentiment was supported by supply cuts agreed last week by major crude producers. Brent crude was down 41 cents at $61.04 per barrel, on course for a decline this […]

China to halt additional tariffs on US-made cars as trade dispute de-escalates

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China will suspend additional tariffs on US-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting Jan. 1, 2019, the country’s finance ministry said on Friday, following a truce in a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The Ministry of Finance, in a statement on its website, also said it hopes China […]

Govt taking measures to overcome gas shortage

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Industries, Abdul Razak Dawood Friday said the government was taking measures to overcome gas shortage as soon as possible. Talking to media persons here, the Advisor said that gas supply to all fertilizer manufacturing units was continued without any interruption in order to fulfill […]

Sports

ICC boss ‘confident’ of corruption-free World Cup

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

New Delhi (Agencies): The head of cricket’s world body said Wednesday he is confident of a corruption-free 2019 World Cup as the sport works overtime to disrupt criminals who attempt to fix matches. David Richardson, chief executive of the International Cricket Council, also called on national governments to do more to tackle match fixing, which […]

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Australia needs more Lyon-hearted

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

MELBOURNE (Agencies): In a once-dominant team humbled by a cheating scandal and still racked with doubts about its identity, spinner Nathan Lyon has been a reassuring throwback to an age of hard-bitten Australian cricketers who talked the talk and walked the walk. After India completed a 31-run victory in the series-opener on Monday, few of […]

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BCCI to sue PCB for Rs300m compensation

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to sue Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for damages related to the compensation case regarding Indo-Pak series. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the BCCI has written a letter to the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) seeking legal expenses of the compensation […]

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Salah fires Liverpool into Champions League last 16

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

LIVERPOOL (Agencies): Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli that sent them into the Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out at a tension-filled Anfield on Tuesday. Liverpool knew that a 1-0 win, or a victory by two goals or more, would be enough to seal a […]

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Hockey World Cup: England beat Argentina 3-2 to reach semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Bhubaneswar (Agencies): England won their first match against Argentina in five years to qualify for the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. Argentina, the Olympic champions, lost a contest that oscillated till the last quarter. Gonzallo Peillat (17’, 48’) scored twice for them, converting two penalty corners. But Barry Middleton (27’), Will […]

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Hockey World Cup: England beat Argentina 3-2 to reach semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

BHUBANESWAR (Agencies): England reached the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup in India with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Argentina. Gonzalo Peillat gave Argentina the lead from a penalty corner before Barry Middleton fired in to equalise. The influential Middleton then provided the aerial ball to set up Will Calnan put England in front. Peillat […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Will keep fighting addiction’, says Singer Demi Lovato

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

LOS ANGLES (Reuters): Singer and actress Demi Lovato arrives at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, May 20, 2018. Photo: Reuters file US pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on my sobriety” days after media reports […]

‘Mulk’ receives great reviews from critics

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A film with the very strong message of patriotism, Muslim identity and terrorism, Mulk has received some raving reviews from the critics. With Rishi Kapoor, Tappsee Pannu, Ashutosh Rana and Rajat Kapoor leading the film, the film is expected to grow at the box-office in the coming week owning to good word […]

‘Fanney Khan’ fails to earns money at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bringing together superstars like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, Fanney Khan has the strongest star cast amongst the new releases this weekend. While the film may have a strong credit roll, it faced a rather slow start at the box-office. Earning a total of only INR 2.14 crores on […]

Dhoom-4 to be announced after the release of ‘Thugs Of Hindostan’

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Dhoom franchise has been a blockbuster and audiences have always loved it. We hear that Shah Rukh Khan might star in Dhoom 4, which will be announced soon after YRF releases the first look of their much anticipated next – Thugs Of Hindostan. The historical drama stars superstars Amitabh Bachchan and […]

Emraan Hashmi and Shreya Dhanwanthary to make a pair in ‘Cheat India’

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Emraan Hashmi has already started the shoot of his next – Cheat India in Lucknow earlier this week. Starring Emraan in the lead, the film is based on the irregularities in the educational system of our country. After several speculations around films’ leading lady, makers of the film have confirmed debutant Shreya […]

I will always be a tomboy, says Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone is the reigning queen of Bollywood. Her elegance and demeanor is such that it can make the prettiest girls look dull. The actress is currently enjoying her vacation with soon to be husband Ranveer Singh and though she hasn’t posted any pictures or videos with him, she put a throwback […]

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Articles

Preparation of Various Parties for Upcoming General Elections 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

Abdul Rahman Malik The Existing Circumstances are not conducive for any party as most of the mainstream parties are in disarray.There seems to be no party that may be prepared to contest the upcoming Elections of 2018 with thumping majority. Even the ruling Party Pakistan Muslim league (N) has been in disarray and disintegration after […]

US quietly sanctions China over North Korean missile launchers

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

Bill Gertz This October, the US government for the first time imposed economic sanctions on a Chinese company for providing vehicles for transfer North Korean road-mobile missiles. The Treasury Department’s little noticed October 13 announcement of sanctions on the Wuhan Sanjiang Import and Export Co. Ltd., focused on the company’s sale of equipment to Iran, […]

Threat of new cold war looms

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

Dr Imran Ali Sandano Relations between China and India have remained inconsistent. At times it seems as though both countries are getting along well and at other times not so much. The strategic uncertainty between both counties is exemplified by military standoffs in the Ladakh region of northern India in April 2013 and September 2014 […]

Why Kurdish independence in Iraq was doomed to fail

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

Tallha Abdulrazaq Baghdad’s seizure of Kirkuk and swathes of northern Iraq has left the Kurds defeated, divided and displaced. The Iraqi Kurdish people – and their supporters around the world – are still reeling from last week’s dramatic change of fortunes.  Their dream of independence and secession from Iraq ended not with a bang but […]

Our mismanaged resources

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

Saddam Hussain “Upon asking for the reason of wiping his paltry footwear with an expansive cloak; a man explained analytically that the shoes are his own property while the cloak is inherited”. A local anecdote is better interpreting the reckless behavior of the nation toward comped assets. The most important among bestowed assets are natural […]

Kashmiris still remember the Black Day of October-27

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Shabidullah Wazir Kashmir is the core political dispute between India and Pakistan and a case of unfinished partition. Pakistan has always provided moral and diplomatic support for the freedom struggle in Kashmir on international forums. The solution to the dispute requires a unitary plebiscite for the whole of J&K under international auspices. UN resolutions call […]

Editorial

FATA merger

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan has under scored the early merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with KPK province. Addressing a press conference at the Chief Minister House Peshawar, he said the province was geographically in position to welcome the merger of the tribal belt with it. He said FATA should have […]

US stance on CPEC

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

The United States has now openly supported the Indian position on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Trump administration has informed that it too believe the CPEC passes through a disputed territory. The $56 billion mega project passes through northern areas, which India claims a part of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir. The US Defense […]

Jhal Magsi carnage

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

Twenty people were killed and 22 injured in a suicide blast at Dargah Fatehpur near Gandawa area of Jhal Magsi district. A suicide bomber blew himself up when a police personnel stopped him at the entrance of Dargah. Deputy Commissioner Assadullah Kakar confirmed the death toll and said, “A suicide bomber blew himself up when […]

Tillerson’s positive remarks

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson after a meeting with Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif said that he believed the United States has a reliable partner in Pakistan. He said its role is critical for the long term stability of South Asia. In his brief remarks to the media, Secretary Tillerson expressed concern about the […]

Arm twisting

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that Washington would try one more time work with Islamabad on Afghanistan Front before President Trump turns to option to address the latter’s alleged support for militant groups. According to sources in Washington the likely Trump administration response being discussed include expanding US drone strikes and perhaps eventually […]

Rising political pemperature

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

The Election Bill 2017 has been rejected by the opposition. It was bulldozed through National Assembly despite protest from opposition lawmakers. Among the bill clauses is a controversial amendment that will allow politicians disqualified from holding public office to head a political party. The bill was passed amidst a ruckus as opposition lawmakers protested what […]

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