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Petition seeking judicial inquiry into Sahiwal shootout submitted in LHC

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Judicial Activism Panel on Friday has submitted a petition seeking the formation of a judicial commission to investigate the Sahiwal shootout was submitted in the Lahore High Court (LHC). According to report, the petition states that a judicial probe into the Sahiwal shootout is necessary in order to ascertain the facts about […]

Indian troops martyred 18 Kashmiris in first month of 2019

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: As many as 18 Kashmiris were martyred as Indian occupied forces continued its atrocities in the month of January in Occupied territory. According to Kashmir Media Service report on Friday, the Indian forces continued to target the innocent people of Kashmri in the first month of 2019. Report stated that at least […]

Special Medical board suggests shifting Nawaz Sharif to hospital

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: A medical board has recommended shifting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hospital after examining him at jail, on Friday. According to local news channel report, a board of six doctors had examined Sharif at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Jan 30 and Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician was also present during the examination. […]

Court directs NAB to look into corruption complaint against Wasim Akhtar

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to look into corruption complaints of Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda against Karachi mayor Wasim Akhtar, on Friday. Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh headed a SHC bench and it disposed of a petition filed by Faisal Vawda […]

FO dismisses allegations of maneuvering AP process

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday dismissed allegations of maneuvering the Afghan peace (AP) process, saying it was facilitating talks between Taliban and the United States (US) in “good faith” despite attempts by some regional actors to ruin the efforts. “Pakistan on request of the US and Afghanistan and as shared responsibility is facilitating the […]

Economy, overseas nationals both to benefit from ‘Pakistan Banao Certificates’: PM Khan

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his resolve to make Pakistan self-reliant with effective policies of the incumbent federal government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of “Pakistan Banao Certificate” in Islamabad. The PM exhorted the overseas Pakistanis to come forward and enthusiastically purchase the certificates to make this scheme […]

Global

French declaration on 1915 events null and void in Turkey

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkey Wednesday strongly condemned French President Emmanuel Macron’s declaration of April 24 as a national day marking the so-called Armenian genocide. “Allegations of a so-called Armenian genocide are political lies lacking any legal basis, contrary to historical facts. They are null and void for Turkey,” Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish presidential spokesman, said in a […]

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Trump ‘trolls’ Macron & intimidates his ‘strongest allies’

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): In December, Trump took to Twitter to scold Macron for the his joint European army proposal, which aimed to give the continent greater military autonomy. The POTUS recalled that many European members of NATO weren’t following the bloc’s defence spending guidelines. The past several months have seen US President Donald Trump hold tense […]

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UK SAS Forces banned from wearing skull badges due to SS insignia resemblance

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

LONDON (Sputnik): The skull logo badge was specially designed for the UK’s Special Air Service (SAS) and is worn as a patch on the side of a soldier’s helmet or on the front of their body armour. SAS troops are handed it after making their first combat “kill”. Senior UK officials have ordered the country’s […]

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Russia to develop ground based kalibr missiles amid INF Treaty row: Minister

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

MOSCOW (Sputnik): A ground-based version of Kalibr sea-based complexes with a long-range cruise missile should be developed in 2019-2020 in response to the US decision to suspend its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. “In 2019-2020, we should develop a ground-based version of sea-based Kalibr […]

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‘Turkey’s dealings with IMF thing of the past’

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

ANKARA (AA): The era of Turkey taking out loans from the IMF is long since gone, said the Turkish president on Tuesday. “Turkey closed its IMF chapter in May 2013 and, God willing, it will not be reopened,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the parliamentary group of his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party.. Erdogan slammed […]

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British soldiers confess to shooting children

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British army personnel located in Iraq and Afghanistan shot several children and teenagers, who were suspected of surveilling them, according to a report published by the Middle East Eye. Soldiers interviewed by the online publication stated that they were allowed to shoot unarmed civilians, in addition to anyone carrying a mobile phone, […]

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Pakistan

JUI-F holds protest against ban on NCP vehicles in Khyber

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report KHYBER: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) held a protest demonstration against ban on non-custom paid (NCP) vehicles here on Monday. A large number of JUI-F members and other people of the district attended he protest demonstration held at Landi Kotal Bypass Road in Khyber. The passengers had to suffer as Pak-Afghan Highway remained closed […]

Three people killed in Sanghar road accident

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report SANGHAR: As many as three people were killed and eleven others including five women sustained critical injuries when a passenger van and a car collided on Nawabshah Road in Sanghar district on Monday. The rescue teams rushed to the spot and shifted the injured persons to the Civil Hospital for medical attention. Sources […]

Nation remembers Asma Jahangir on her first death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: One year on, the blow of losing Asma Jahangir has not lessened. But for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), which she co-founded in 1987, this loss has translated into a renewed determination to carry her legacy forward. In a statement Sunday, HRCP has said that, ‘Today, more than ever, the […]

President or PM has no powers to spare plunderers: JI

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE:  Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that had there been the supremacy of the constitution and the law in the country, nobody would have been talking of an NRO or a “deal: He was talking to different delegates at Mansoora on Sunday. Sirajul Haq said that the Supreme […]

Hajj to become more expensive in few years: Qadri

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor ul Haq Qadri has said the Hajj pilgrimage will become even more expensive for the people in the next few years. In an interview, the minister said Saudi Arabia wants all countries to gradually transfer Hajj packages to the private sector over the […]

Bad governance creates many issues: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said that Islamabad wanted to move forward with International Monetary Fund (IMF) but also seeking conditions not to increase burden on the nationals. While talking to reporters before departing to Dubai, the Foreign Minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will exchange views as key […]

Afghanistan

Mohib: Kabul attack would not be left unanswered

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib on Tuesday condemned the deadly suicide attack in capital Kabul that took place Monday night, saying the attack would not remain without a response. At least four people were killed and 113 others wounded in a car bombing on a foreign guest house on Monday night. As […]

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Zalmai Rassoul registers as 5th presidential candidate

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Zalmai Rassoul on Tuesday registered his candidacy with the Independent Election Commission in Kabul to contest the July presidential election. As fifth presidential hopeful, Zalmai Rassoul picked Abdul Jabbar Taqwa as his first and Ghulam Ali Wahdat as his second vice-president. Rassoul was born in 1954 in capital Kabul. He is graduated […]

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Afghan Ambassador presents her credentials to US President

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The newly-appointed Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States presented her credentials to President Donald Trump. The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington in a statement said Ambassador Roya Rahmani presented her credentials to the President of the United States Donald trump in a ceremony held at the White House. The statement further […]

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Kabul car-bombing widely condemned

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US, NATO and India have strongly condemned the car-bombing in capital Kabul on Monday evening which left four people killed and over a hundred injured. “We strongly condemn the attack on a residential compound in PD9 last night. US stands with the Afghan people and who seek a peaceful future and […]

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Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

KABUL (AFP/APP): The Taliban on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a powerful truck bomb in Kabul that ripped through surrounding neighbourhoods, killing at least four people including an Indian national, and wounding more than 100 in the latest assault on the Afghan capital. In a grim message, the militants also vowed to carry out more attacks […]

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Bomb explosion kills one dead in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Ministry of Interior has confirmed that at least one person was killed when a magnetic bomb went off in Kabul city. Spokesman of Interior Ministry, Najib Danish, has said that the incident took place at around 8:20am local time in the vicinity of Abdul Haq square in the 9th police district […]

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Business

Workable policy needed for sustained economic growth

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) Syed Zia Alumdar Hussain has said that the regional countries should formulate a workable policy for sustained economic growth in the wake of enhanced connectivity in the shape of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) coupled with restoration of peace in South Asia. Addressing a […]

Asian stocks tumble after weak Chinese manufacturing readings

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

BEIJING (Agencies): Asian stock markets tumbled Wednesday as 2019 trading began after surveys showed Chinese manufacturing weakening. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.1 percent to 2,465.29 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 2.6 percent to 25,161.03. Japan’s markets were closed. Seoul’s Kospi lost 1.3 percent to 2,013.80 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 shed 0.9 […]

Oil slumps to first annual loss since 2015 to end turbulent year

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

NEW YORK (Agencies): Oil capped its worst annual showing since 2015 as fears of scarcity turned into panic about a glut. Futures in New York eked out a small gain on Monday but finished the year down 25 per cent, completing a reversal few anticipated just three months ago, when prices jumped to a four-year […]

UAE energy minister optimistic on market balance in Q1 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

ABU DHABI (AP): UAE energy minister Suhail Al Mazroui quashed pessimistic views on market balance and said it would be achieved in the first quarter of 2019 due to a production cut agreement between Opec and non-Opec members that came into effect on Tuesday. “As we start a new year, I remain optimistic toward achieving […]

‘French new car sales up’

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

PARIS (APP): The sale of new cars in France increased nearly three percent last year, but the market for diesels was markedly down, the French automakers’ association (CCFA) said Tuesday. A total of 2,173,481 private cars were first registered last year, in line with automakers’ expectations. France’s PSA and Renault saw sales jump by 8.32 […]

Cement export surges 26.02 percent

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The export of cement from the country increased by 26.02 percent to $131.12 million during first five months of current fiscal year against $104.04 million worth of cement export recorded during same period of previous year. According to latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), in term of quantity, the […]

Sports

Man United revitalized with Solskjaer at the wheel

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

MANCHESTER (AP): They’ve quickly created a song for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United. “Ole’s at the wheel,” the United faithful chant about their new manager. “Tell me how good does it feel.” Much, much better than it did under Jose Mourinho. The cloud over England’s biggest soccer club has been lifted since United fired […]

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Tottenham: New stadium not ready until at least March

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

LONDON (BBC): Tottenham say their new stadium will not be ready to host matches until at least March. Spurs were originally scheduled to move into the new White Hart Lane stadium in September but the project has suffered construction delays. The club took their latest decision after an update from contractors. “I should like to […]

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Djokovic, Federer, Serena remain favorites to win opening Grand Slam

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters): Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer loom over Melbourne Park for the year’s opening Grand Slam as favorites for the Australian Open as questions remain as to whether one of Generation Next could finally end their stranglehold. The Serbian world number one and his Swiss opponent have won eight of the nine titles on […]

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Mourinho was the problem at Man U

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Jose Mourinho was the problem at Manchester United as he wanted to be the centre of attention, according to Paul Pogba’s brother Mathias. Mourinho was sacked by United last month, amid reports of dressing-room unrest having fallen out with star midfielder Paul Pogba in Manchester. The World Cup winner – who was stripped […]

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Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

DAKAR (Agencies): Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over […]

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Kerber swats aside Giorgi to reach Sydney quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

SYDNEY (Reuters): World number two Angelique Kerber began her title defence at the Sydney International with a 7-6(3) 6-2 victory over Italian Camila Giorgi to reach the quarter-finals on Tuesday. Kerber, who kicked off her 2019 campaign with four consecutive singles match wins at the Hopman Cup last week, struggled on her return to Sydney […]

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Fashion & Movies

Malaika Arora to do an item number in ‘Pataakha’

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Pataakha have roped in Malaika Arora for a sizzling dance number which promises to be all that Bipasha Basu’s ‘Beedi Jalaile’ and ‘Namak Ishq ka’ were. The actress will be seen grooving to ‘Hello Hello,’ sung by Rekha Bhardwaj which is being penned by Gulzar. The music […]

SRK, Dabang Khan, Katrina Kaif to be seen together on-screen

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It’s that time of the year and makers of Karan Johar’s popular chat show have yet again announced the next season and we are super excited about it already. It was on Saturday when Karan announced the season 6 of his chat show on his social media handle. The talk show will […]

Karan Johar dismisses all rumors regarding ‘Dostana-2’

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Reports of the sequel of Karan Johar’s Dostana 2 have been doing rounds for the longest of time. The original that starred Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham in the lead had hit the theatres in 2008 and was immensely enjoyed by the audiences. After a long gap of 10 years, […]

Veteran Indian actress Sujata Kumar passes away

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: English Vinglish actress Sujata Kumar, who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in the film, passed away on Sunday night. The same was announced by Sujata’s sister and actor Suchitra Krishnamoorthi in an emotional tweet which said, “Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving […]

Manoj Bajpayee shows pleasure over audience response after watching ‘Satyameva Jayate’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Despite being an ‘A’ certificate film and facing competition from Akshay Kumar’s Gold, the John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee starrer Satyameva Jayate opened with a big number of 20.52 CR at the box-office. This is the biggest opening that an ‘A’ rated film has been able to manage so far. Manoj Bajpayee […]

‘Gold’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’ receives good response at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Independence Day saw two releases this year. One was Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy’s Gold and the other was John Abraham’s Satyameva Jayate. Gold earned Rs 25.25 crores on its first day while Satyameva Jayate roped in Rs 20.52 crores. Both the films impressed with their collections on the first day as […]

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Articles

What is actually happening in Riyadh? Everybody should be on alert, US and Israel are establishing a ‘front’

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2017

  Ibrahim Karagul Take the internal political purge, the great showdown in Saudi Arabia very seriously. Take it seriously for Saudi Arabia’s future and the entire region’s future, take it seriously to follow the course of multinational interventions targeting our region and to reexamine Turkey’s relations with the region. Take it seriously because it is […]

Media muffling and public consents

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2017

Sher Zada When the word media is discussed in public, something very authentic and based on facts come in mind. That the things we hear, read or watch are solely collated, coordinated and analyzed through the lenses of impartiality and under the authentic journalistic ethics. While it is also taught in schools that media is […]

Raees Warsi: An amazing poet and founder of Urdu Markaz New York

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2017

Asad Gilani Urdu the national language of Pakistan has been championed in New York by the Urdu Markaz New York since it’s established in 1989 by a young Post Graduate of Karachi University Mr. Raies Warsi. He was born in Karachi, envisioned Urdu Markaz as a literary, cultural and educational institute to work for the […]

Gulf-Israel: Peace without flags or anthems

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2017

Hussain Abdul Hussain President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and Middle East Peace Envoy Jared Kushner visited Riyadh and met Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Politico has reported. The American delegation in this low-profile visit included Jason Greenblatt, a longtime Trump Organization operative and the architect of the new outside-in peace scheme, and Egyptian-American Dina Powell of […]

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 […]

Editorial

COAS visit to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

The chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajva visited Kabul on the invitation of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. This was his first visit in which he was accompanied by a delegation comprising DG ISI, DG MI, DG ISPR, Foreign Secretary and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan. He met the Afghan President and both sides discussed […]

NSC meeting

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting which expressed its unwavering resolve to keep country’s defense impregnable against all forms of external aggression. It also condemned the human rights violation in the Indian occupied Kashmir and showed deep concern over the repeated incidents of firing along the line of control (LOC) […]

Mattis visit to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

The US Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Kabul along with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to discuss the broad parameter of President Trump Afghan Policy with Afghan leadership which gives more weight to military option. On 22nd August in his prime time address to a crowed of Us troops he vowed we will fight on […]

Blame game

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2017

During his two days visit to India the US defense secretary James Mattis said that Washington will work with New Dehli to eradicate terrorist safe heavens across the world. He said, “Terror safe heavens will not be tolerated anywhere in the world”. India and the US have resolved to work together to nip this scourge. […]

Rule of law

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2017

Former PM, Nawaz Sharif once again criticized the Supreme Court of Pakistan hours after he appeared before the NAB court. In addressing the press conference Sharif said, although he and his family were apparent targets of campaign yet it was the people of the county that had become the ultimate victims. He said, “I have […]

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