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COAS witnesses winter training

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report BAHAWALPUR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited formations of Bahawalpur Corps during their winter collective training. COAS witnessed manoeuvre of mechanised formation as part of Defensive Corps’ operations against conventional threat. Later COAS also visited position of an infantry formation in Fort Abbas Sector along Eastern Border COAS expressed […]

PN capable to defend coastal line: Naval Chief

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi Wednesday expressed satisfaction over operational readiness of Pakistan Navy in prevalent maritime challenges, including security aspects related to Gwadar Port and maritime components of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project. He was addressing as chief guest at Pakistan Navy Coastal Command Annual Efficiency Competition […]

CJP warns of strict action against corrupt elements in power sector

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday warned that corruption would not be tolerated in the power sector and a strict action would be taken against the corrupt elements. The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) was heading a three-judge bench, which heard a suo moto case regarding non-provision of electricity […]

Saad Rafique criticizes govt for running behind opposition

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that it is very unfortunate that those who love the country and working for the democracy are facing jail terms. This he said on Wednesday while talking to media persons after appearing before the Supreme Court in Railway losses case. […]

Media persons continue boycott of Chohan’s media talks

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan was not able to talk to media after the media persons continued their boycott against him on Wednesday. According to local media reports, the reporters chanted slogans against the minister for his behavior and ridiculing the media.   Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has submitted […]

License of 16 pilots, 65 crew members suspended for holding fake degrees, CAA informs SC

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan was informed that the licenses of 16 pilots and 65 cabin crew members were suspended for holding fake degrees, on Wednesday. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-judge bench and it heard a case pertaining to verification of degrees of pilots and cabin crew members. Last […]

Global

Turkish army, intelligence chiefs meet at south border

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

HATAY (AA): Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, Chief of General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler, Land Forces Commander Umit Dundar, Intelligence Chief Hakan Fidan met at southern border province of Hatay to discuss latest developments in Syria’s Idlib region on Saturday. Turkish officials met at Hatay border to discuss the latest developments in Syria’s north and […]

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Game-changing Chinese missile to Pakistan a ‘deterrent’

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

KARACHI (AA): A new generation anti-ship Chinese missile, which Pakistan Navy is going to induct in 2021, will serve as a “deterrent” but simultaneously aggravate an already escalating arms race between the nuclear-armed neighbors, Pakistan and India, analysts said. The CM-302 — capable of flying at three times the speed of sound — is supposed […]

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Clashes erupt as France’s ‘yellow vests’ stage fresh protests

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

PARIS (AFP): Protesters skirmished with police in Paris and other cities Saturday as thousands turned out for new rallies against French President Emmanuel Macron, with dozens arrested as officials vowed a crackdown on the violence that has marred the demonstrations since November. The “yellow vest” marches began calmly amid a heavy police deployment of some […]

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France: 2 killed after gas explosion in Paris bakery

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

PARIS (Reuters): At least two firefighters were killed after a gas explosion at a bakery in the French capital on Saturday, according to the Paris prosecutor’s office. In a statement, the office said 47 people were also injured, 10 of them seriously, as a result of the explosion. Earlier, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner had […]

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US gov’t shutdown becomes longest in history

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): The ongoing partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history Saturday as President Donald Trump continues to insist on funding for his border wall, a demand Democrats staunchly resist. Another pay-less pay day came and went Friday for the 800,000 federal workers caught up in the impasse. And at 22 days […]

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UN alarmed by alleged police killings in Indian state

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

ANKARA (AA): The UN human rights body’s experts expressed “alarm” over alleged 59 extra-judicial killings by police in northern Indian state, where many victims belong to Muslim community. The UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) said in a statement on Friday that its experts have written a letter to the government of […]

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Pakistan

Annual credentials distribution ceremony of Pak Navy’s Logistics Command held

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Annual credentials distribution ceremony of Pakistan Navy’s Logistics Command was held in Karachi on Tuesday. Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat was chief guest on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, the vice admiral Pakistan Navy said that the Logistics Command was very important in Pakistan Navy and it was […]

Respect for Pakistani passport being restored in PTI’s tenure: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report DOHA: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that the respect of Pakistani passport was being restored across the globe due to the positive policies adopted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) government under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Addressing the Pakistani community in Doha, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that PM Imran […]

BNP leader holds NHA responsible for Lasbela accident

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (BNP) lawmaker Abdul Rauf Mengal on Tuesday held the National Highway Authority (NHA) responsible for a horrific collision between a bus and truck near Lasbela that left at least 27 people dead. Speaking to the media, he said the rulers didn’t value the precious human lives, adding that the […]

IHC rejects petition against Shehbaz’s election as PAC chairman

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A two-judge bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging election of Shehbaz Sharif as chairman Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The bench headed by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah and comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani dismissed the petition as non-maintainable. The court had earlier reserved the verdict […]

Pakistan wants enhanced ties with Iran for regional prosperity: NA speaker

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Tuesday said Pakistan wanted to enhance relations with Iran for economic and regional prosperity. He said this while talking to Ambassador of Iran in Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost, who called on him in Islamabad. Besides bilateral relations, regional peace and international issues were also discussed during the […]

Policemen found guilty for injuring a couple in Korangi shootout

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The two policemen have been suspended after being found guilty in an inquiry into Korangi shootout that injured a couple few days back in Karachi. The inquiry report was ordered by Sindh IGP, Kaleem Imam after taking notice of the matter. “The couple got injured in firing of a policeman over the […]

Afghanistan

Ex-Taliban leader urges direct talks between govt, Taliban

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Some ex-Taliban leaders on Thursday said that if the Taliban representatives continue to deny direct peace negotiation talks with the Afghan government, the upcoming peace talks in Jeddah would not bring positive results. Consensus on the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan is needed to broker purposeful peace talks, said ex-Taliban leader, Sayed […]

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NSA Hamdullah Mohib says ISIS has been defeated in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

KABUL (Khaama Press): The Afghan National Security Advisor Dr. Hamdullah Mohib has said that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has been defeated in Afghanistan as he informed regarding the growwing capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces capabilities as compared to the militants and terrorist groups. Dr. Mohib […]

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ANDSF operations, U.S. airstrikes leave 15 militants dead in Ghazni

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

GHAZNI (Khaama Press): At least fifteen militants have been killed during the operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and U.S. airstrikes in southeastern Ghazni province. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the South East said at least 7 militants were killed during a clash between the security forces and […]

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Afghan forces repulse coordinated Taiban attack

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have repulsed a coordinated attack by Taliban militants on Almar district of northern Faryab province. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said a group of Taliban militants launched coordinated attack on Almar district at around 6pm on […]

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755 million afs needed to aid returnees, IDPs, says Balkhi

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Refugees and Repatriation Minister Sayed Hussain Balkhi said the government had allocated 20 million afghanis to help refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) but a staggering 755 million afghanis was needed for the purpose. Balkhi, who appeared before the Meshrano Jirga or Senate, said hundreds of migrant smugglers had been detained. The […]

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Afghan forces to focus on insecure regions in winter

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the Afghan forces are expected to focus on a number of certain provinces during their counter-insurgency mission in winter. According to the ministry, Baghlan, Jawzjan, Faryab, Helmand, Farah and Kunduz provinces are among the areas where Taliban has a high presence and Afghan forces have been […]

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Business

Inflation eases as petrol prices fall

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The UK inflation rate fell slightly to 2.3% in November, from 2.4% the previous month,driven mainly by a big fall in petrol prices. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) figure for the month was the lowest since March 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Video games prices also fell, but […]

Europe agrees on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): The European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council agreed Wednesday on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package that aims to make the electricity market more flexible and facilitate the integration of a greater share of renewable energy while marking the end of coal and subsidies in Europe, a statement from the […]

Oil prices recover with rebound in stocks, Fed in focus

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Crude oil prices recovered Wednesday from a three-day slump, as the rebound in US stock markets shifted the sentiment among investors towards optimism, who now focus on signals that will come from US Federal Reserve. International benchmark Brent crude fell 5.9 percent on Tuesday to post losses for a third consecutive trading day, […]

APPS collaborates with HabibMetro Bank to launch PayFast payment gateway

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Avanza Premier Payment Services (APPS) and HabibMetro Bank signed an agreement to enable ‘PayFast’, APPS’ end-to-end payment gateway, to provide a secure and reliable service for Ecommerce & Mcommerce transactions. This gateway will allow customers to make payments through their bank accounts or debit cards, a facility that is currently offered on […]

As Facebook raised a privacy wall, it carved an opening for tech giants

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

WASHINGTON(NYTimes): For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed,effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules,according to internal records and interviews. The special arrangements are detailed in hundreds of pages of Facebook documents obtained by The New York Times. […]

New oil, gas projects to accelerate in 2019

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): The number of new oil and gas projects will rise five-fold next year from a 2015 trough but overall spending is still unlikely to be enough to meet future demand, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in a report. Shaken by a sharp drop in oil prices in recent months, boards are generally expected to […]

Sports

Humam, Noor, Hamza through to q-finals in US Jr Open Squash

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Humam Ahmad, Muhammad Hamza and Noor Zaman Monday through to the quarter-finals of the different age group categories of the ongoing US 2018 Junior Open Squash Championship being played at Andover, Boston, USA. The US Junior Squash C’ship is in progress at Endaver (USA) from December 15-18, 2018 with Pakistan Squash Federation […]

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International Kabaddi event on Jan 3

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: International Gold Cup Kabaddi tournament would be played at Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad from January 3 to 7. According to Muhammad Tayyab Gilani,spokesman of Divisional Kabaddi Association said Monday a total 15 teams from across the country would participate in the tournament. Kabaddi teams of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Wapda, Army, Sui Northern […]

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PCB to invite Australia for tour of Pakistan once again

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is once again planning to invite Australian Cricket Team for tour of Pakistan. According to Cricket Pakistan, the board is looking forward to push a proposal to Cricket Australia (CA) regarding playing two One-Day Internationals (ODIs) in Karachi, after the conclusion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) season four. […]

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Uzbekistan outplays Afghanistan 11-0 Hockey Series Open opener

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Uzbekistan outplayed Afghanistan 11-0 in a completely one-sided match as international hockey returns to Pakistan with Haier Hockey Series Open here at the National Hockey Stadium. Senior Minister Punjab Raja Bahsahrat was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of this FIH event. President Pakistan Hockey Federation Khalid Sajjad Khokhar was also […]

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Liverpool draw Bayern as United face PSG in Champions League last 16

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Liverpool will take on fellow five-time winners Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Jose Mourinho’s struggling Manchester United face French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Holders Real Madrid were paired with Ajax in Monday’s draw in Nyon as the Spaniards attempt to lift the trophy for the fifth time in […]

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Cottrell, Hope guide West Indies to crushing T20 win

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2018

SYLHET (Agencies): Left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell delivered a career best 4-28 before Shai Hope struck a half-century as West Indies crushed Bangladesh by eight wickets in their Twenty20 series opener Monday. West Indies raced to 130-2 in just 10.5 overs after Cottrell and his fellow pacers bowled out Bangladesh for 129 runs in Sylhet. Bangladesh […]

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Fashion & Movies

Filmmaker releases first poster of Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma’s ‘Sui Dhaaga’

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A few days ago, the makers of Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma starrer Sui Dhaaga released a video which revealed the official logo of the film that was made in 15 different forms by traditional handloom artists from different parts of the country. The first official poster of the film, was released […]

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch Suhana Khan: reports  

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Suhana Khan has always aspired to be an actor like father Shah Rukh Khan. SRK, an extremely doting and supportive father, is keen that Suhana complete her education before she faces the camera. And now, it seems the time has arrived. According to a report in a leading portal, Shah Rukh is […]

Sidharth Malhotra rejects relationship rumors with Kiara Advani

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It was a few days back when Filmfare exclusively told you that something was cooking between Sidharth Malhotra and Lust Stories star Kiara Advani. The two were seen bonding at the latter’s birthday bash recently and that set the rumor mills buzzing. Since there was no response from both the actors, we […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor likely to reunite in ‘Life In A Metro sequel’

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Anurag Basu directorial, Life In A Metro, had hit the screens in 2007. It won critical acclaim and also performed well at the box-office. After years of wait, the filmmaker is finally here with a sequel of the film. If latest reports are to believed, Bollywood’s Ki and Ka aka Kareena […]

Priyanka Chopra and Chris Pratt’s ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ delayed indefinitely

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Priyanka Chopra and Chris Pratts “Cowboy Ninja Viking” has been indefinitely delayed. Universal Pictures has taken “Cowboy Ninja Viking” off its schedule and undated the movie, which was previously set to release on June 28, 2019, reports variety.com. According to several sources, the film is still in active development with Pratt, […]

‘Actor in Law’ to hit Mumbai cinemas

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Actor in Law, Om Puri’s first and only Pakistani film, could not be released in India due to his tragic passing Pakistani film Actor in Law is having a private screening in Mumbai. Speaking to team Images, director Nabeel Qureshi revealed that the Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat starrer will be screened […]

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Articles

Confessions of a (verified) Russia-linked Twitter Bot

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2017

Bryan MacDonald Twitter’s defines any user who has “ever logged in, at any time, from Russia” as being “Russia-linked.” This is taking the new McCarthyism to ridiculous levels. In Russia, they call Wednesday ‘little Friday,’ meaning it’s the weekday when partaking in a few beers is the social norm. So there I was, Heineken in […]

The new story in economy passes through Silk Road

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Erdal Tanas Karagol The economic power balance in the world economy is changing. The direction of this change is from west to east. In fact, the beginning of the change was 2008. The 2008 global economic crisis became the turning point of this change. Since that year, the slowing in the economies of the developed […]

UN secretary general speaks out on Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

Javier Delgado Rivera Every three months the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) issues a report on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security. Although available online, few outside UN spheres and foreign embassies in Kabul take the trouble to go through it from back to back. Yet these reports are […]

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 […]

Editorial

Macroeconomic risks

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Ahead of the World Bank and IMF meetings this week, the Bank has released its report titled ‘The South Asia Economic Focus Fall 2017’, which paints a very gloomy picture of Pakistan’s economy and belies the present government’s tall claims of fiscal stability and economic growth. The report says that macroeconomic risks have increased in […]

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 […]

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