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Soldier martyred, terrorist killed in Mastung operation

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: One security personnel was martyred, while a terrorist was also killed in an exchange of fire during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan’s Mastung district, on Saturday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The IBO was being conducted in Kabu area of Mastung, as part of the ongoing military offensive Radd-ul-Fasaad, the […]

PM Abbasi has one-point agenda to get NRO for Nawaz: Imran

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has a “one-point agenda” to get a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, Khan responded to Prime Minister Abbasi’s recent remarks about the Senate polls saying it was […]

SJ finds contradictions in Sharjeel’s medical report

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday dispose-off application of Sharjeel Memon – Pakistan Peoples Party’s leader and former minister who is accused of billions of rupees corruption and directed that if Sindh High Court wants it may reconstitute a new medical board. The apex court observed several contradictions in the medical report prepared by […]

Malala Yousafzai gets emotional after landing in hometown Swat

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

SWAT (AFP): Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley Saturday for her first visit back where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago. The visit by the 20-year-old Nobel laureate was kept tightly under wraps and she was accompanied by the Pakistani military, who were providing heavy security, […]

Govt completed record development projects in different sectors: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

–Says Senators, Senate chairman elected using riches should be sent packing   F.P. Report SARGODHA: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says PML-N government has completed record development projects in different sectors across the country during current tenure. Addressing a public gathering in Sargodha on Friday, he said we have been able to achieve five point […]

ECP to appoint Judicial Officers of lower courts as DROs, ROs for next polls

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to appoint Judicial Officers of lower courts as District Returning Officers (DROs) and Returning Officers (ROs) for the next general elections. According to ECP, the Commission has written letters to Registrar High Courts and has asked them to provide lists of District and Sessions Judges, […]

Global

Putin, Trump agree arms race is ‘undesirable’

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The presidents of Russia and the US discussed a possible arms race involving the two nations, and agreed that such an outcome was not desired by either, the Kremlin has confirmed. The subject was discussed by Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in a phone call on Tuesday, a Kremlin spokesman told journalists […]

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Ex-French president continues to face Libya money probe

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Hajer M’tiri PARIS: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday faced a second day of questioning in police custody over the alleged illegal financing of his 2007 presidential campaign by the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. Investigators are trying to determine if Sarkozy secretly received 50 million euros ($56.8 million) from Gaddafi’s regime for the […]

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Russian airstrikes kill 20 civilians in Syria’s Idlib

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Burak Karacaoglu and Esref Musa IDLIB: Russian airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians in the opposition-held Saraqib district of Syria’s Idlib province, according to local sources. Mustafa Haj Yusuf, director of the White Helmets civil-defense agency, told Anadolu Agency that at least 16 children had been among the casualties. According to opposition sources, Russian […]

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Israelis hail 2007 strike on alleged Syria nuke reactor

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday described the Israeli decision to destroy a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 as “historic and brave”. His assertions come in the wake of an Israeli army statement admitting — for the first time — that Israeli warplanes had in fact destroyed the suspected reactor in […]

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Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group not to be put on trial

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Abdullah Asiran THE HAGUE: An Islamophobic hate group that planted crosses on a construction site for a mosque in the eastern Netherlands will not be prosecuted, Dutch prosecutors announced on Tuesday. Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West (PEDIGA), a far-right anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant movement, made the construction site for a mosque look like […]

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Roadside bomb kills four in southern Yemen

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

Murad Erifi SANAA: Four people were killed in a roadside bomb blast in southern Yemen on Wednesday, according to a local security official. An explosive device exploded at a passenger vehicle in Snah district in the southern Dhale province, the official said, requesting anony-mity because he was unauthorized to speak to media. He said another […]

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Pakistan

Zardari says he does not trust in Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that he does not trust former premier Nawaz Sharif. Talking to a private TV channel on Saturday he said the PPP demonstrated enough tolerance for the sake of democracy in the state, adding, “Our fault is only this that we talk of […]

FBR indulges in double taxations, alleges CM Murad

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is trying to recover double taxation, as at the time of payments to suppliers the Accountant General, Sindh withholds and deposit the same amount to FBR as `Withholding Agent’ and now the FBR has again been […]

Wasay Jalil quits MQM, says goodbye to politics

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI/LONDON: Wasay Jalil, Former spokesperson of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement – later called MQM-London – and a staunch supporter of Altaf Hussain, taking a side for a while, on Saturday announced to have resigned of the Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement. Jalil, who is also a former town Nazim of Gulishan-e-Iqbal in Karachi, […]

Intermediate exams scheduled on May 2 postponed due to Shab-e-Baraat

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Intermediate board examinations scheduled on May 2, 2018 have been postponed to May 17, 2018 due to Shab-e-Baraat, a notification issued on Saturday said. According to the notification by the Board of Intermediate Education, Physics Paper-II Science (Pre-Engineering, Science General and Pre-Medical) and Accounting Paper-II Commerce (Regular and Private) papers, originally scheduled […]

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolts parts of KP

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An earthquake of high intensity jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Saturday but no causalities or property damages were reported. According to geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the tremours measuring 5.5 on Richter scale were felt in Malakand, Swat, Upper and Lower Dir and surroundings. Residents of the areas […]

Those chanted slogan of new KP have ruined province: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: Punjab Chief Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday while taking a jibe at his political opponents said that those who chanted the slogan of new Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have ruined the province. Addressing charged crowed on Mardan on Saturday, he thanked the people for according him a warm […]

Afghanistan

12 Taliban killed in Kandahar: Police

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Afghan officials on Thursday said operation was underway to recover 19 persons seized by Taliban the other day. General Abdul Raziq, police chief of Kandahar province, had told media that several policemen among 19 people were seized by Taliban while travelling on Uruzgan-Kandahar highway in the limits of Shah Walikot district. He […]

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Hundreds with water-borne diseases visit Parwan hospital daily

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk CHARIKAR: Around 21,000 people monthly visit the provincial civil hospital in central Parwan province for treatment of infectious diseases amid increasing complaints about contaminated water supply to residences in the provincial capital, Charikar. People in Charikar due to lack of technology do not dig deep wells as the underground water level is too […]

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IS militants’ stone a man to death in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group have stoned a man to death in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The terrorists group released a message online and it claimed that the man was stoned to death after he was found of adultery. The terrorists group claimed the man was married […]

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Afghan leader makes peace offer to Taliban

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Shadi Khan Saif KABUL: In a warm and open offer for peace to a longtime adversary, Afghanistan’s president on Wednesday called on the Taliban to shun violence and become a political party. Ashraf Mohammad Ghani outlined the Afghan government’s comprehensive peace strategy towards the Taliban at the Kabul Process international conference attended by representatives of […]

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Ceasefire must guarantee social justice: Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah says a ceasefire could not bring about peace in the absence of social justice, law enforcement and people’s access to rights. Abdullah made the remarks at an event at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) on Tuesday, a statement from the CEO office said on […]

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Italy pledges 120m Euros for Afghan security forces

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Italy’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Alberto Peri has pledged 120 million Euros for Afghan security forces, a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Wednesday. Peri renewed Rome’s commitment to Afghanistan and discussed bilateral relation and cooperation during a meeting with Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on the sideline of […]

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Business

Global food prices rise in February, says UN

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s exports jumped 14.8 percent to reach $12.9 billion in February, compared to the same month of 2017, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) announced Thursday. The figure makes February 2018 the best-performing February for exports in Turkish history, TIM said. Turkey’s exports surged 12.8 percent to $25.3 billion in the first two […]

Winners of Oxford’s 3rd reading contest announced

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Oxford University Press announced the names of the national winners of its third Oxford Big Read (OBR) competition—a highly successful reading programme launched by OUP in 2015 in schools across Pakistan. The idea behind this unique project is to introduce school children to quality reading materials and to inculcate in them a […]

HACPL wins Honda Global best quality award

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Quality Control Department of Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL) has won the Gold Award in Best Quality Category. HACPL received this distinction in Best Quality Award Ceremony held at Asian Honda (Thailand). Eight ATAI countries (Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan and Philippine) participated in the competition. Best Quality […]

Govt hikes petroleum prices

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday hiked prices of petroleum products by as much as Rs6 per litre, according to the Ministry of Finance. The price of petrol was increased by Rs3.56, after which it would be available at Rs88.07 per litre.The price of diesel was hiked by Rs2.62 taking it to Rs98.45 per […]

MoIT joins hand with Huawei

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication joined hands with Telecommunication Company Huawei to contribute towards digital development in the country via USF programs through appropriate utilization of its expertise. Ministry of IT & Telecom through the USF signed an MOU with Huawei at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, under which […]

European automotive demand up 7% in January

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Demand for vehicles in the European countries recorded a 7 percent annual rise in January 2018, Turkey’s Automotive Distributers’ Association said on Wednesday. “In the EU 28 and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, automotive market rose by 7 percent to 1,480,499 vehicles in January 2018, compared to the same month of […]

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Sports

Five things to look out for at 2019 Cricket World Cup qualifiers

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk HARARE: Qualifiers for the 2019 Cricket World Cup get under way in Zimbabwe on Sunday, with 10 teams battling it out for only two places at next year´s tournament in England and Wales. Two-time world champions the West Indies and Afghanistan are favorites to claim the remaining spots for the reduced 10-team World […]

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Quetta Gladiators outclass Islamabad United in Sharjah

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: Gladiators outclass the united by six wickets in the third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) with the help of Kevin Pietersen’s 48-run knock which was first match of the Sharjah leg of the tournament on Wednesday. Islamabad United set a target of 135 runs in the first innings of the match. Bowlers […]

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Arsene Wenger says keeping his job is his ‘last worry’

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Arsene Wenger says keeping his job as Arsenal boss is his “last worry” after losing six of their 12 games in 2018. The Gunners host leaders Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday, four days after a 3-0 defeat by City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley. Arsenal are 27 points […]

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Neymar out for ‘six to eight weeks’

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

PARIS (BBC): Paris St-Germain forward Neymar will be out for at least six weeks and will miss next Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid, according to his father. The Brazilian, 26, suffered a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle in Sunday’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille. PSG coach Unai Emery said Neymar had […]

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Anderson returns to Somerset

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson is returning to English county side Somerset to play in Twenty20 cricket for the 2018 season. Anderson, who has featured in 13 Tests, 49 one-day matches and 29 Twenty20 internationals for the Black Caps, made his presence felt in last year’s competition when he bludgeoned 81 from […]

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Shahzaib gets one year ban and Rs1million fine

By The Frontier Post | March 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board’s anti corruption tribunal here on Wednesday banned cricketer Shahzaib Hasan for one year and fined him Rs 1 million for his role in spot-fixing during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) last year in United Arab Emirates. The 27-year old opener who was charged on three […]

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