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Why those elected for 6 times in Sindh, Punjab couldn’t improve police dept: Imran

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report MALAKAND: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday asked why those who were elected for six times in Punjab and Sindh could not improve police department in their provinces. Addressing the students in Malakand University, Imran Khan said one year was passed in sit-ins while the other one went in the probe […]

Drone strike near Pak-Afghan border on second consecutive day

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report PARACHINAR: The US drone attacks continues in the border areas of Kurram Agency on the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The US drone fired two missiles on a house near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area of Kurram agency on Tuesday morning and authorities feared the causalities in the area. The locals told that clouds […]

Disqualification case: SC says there is discrepancy in Imran’s signatures

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): The Supreme Court of Pakistan said on Tuesday that there was discrepancy in PTI chief Imran Khan’s signatures in his letters to Jemima Khan. A hearing of the Imran Khan disqualification case, Imran’s lawyer Naeem Bokhari said that the cricketer-turned-politician received 40,000 pounds on May 17, 2004. He said that Imran Khan had […]

PML-N destroying entire system of country, says Zardari

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former President and Co-Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari said the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is destroying the entire system of the country for the sake of one person. Zardari said this while speaking to party members at Bilawal House Lahore. The former president said PPP will not […]

US should control drone strikes during Afghan peace talks: Foreign Minister

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said United States should control the exercise of drone strike when the efforts of reviving the peace talks are underway with Afghan Taliban. This he said while talking to private news channel. Khawaja Asif was hopeful that the four nation meeting in Oman will bring positive result […]

COAS discusses bilateral relations with Saudi Crown Prince

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed bilateral relation of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia particularly in the field of military. COAS General Javed Bajwa met with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman during his visit to Saudi Arabia. Both the leaders reviewed […]

Global

Mogadishu attacks: Death toll rises to 300

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOGADISHU: The death toll reached to 300 from twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, as the friends and relatives were searching their love one in hospitals after a deadliest attack in a decade. The twin bomb explosions were occurred in two busy junctions in the heart of the city on Saturday but still no […]

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US diplomacy with North Korea to continue until ‘first bomb drops’: Tillerson

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that President Donald Trump had instructed him to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying “those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops.” Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Tillerson downplayed messages that President Trump had previously posted on […]

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14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

COX’S BAZAR (AFP): Nearly 14,000 children who have lost one or both parents are among the more than half a million Rohingya refugees who crossed in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar, an official said Sunday. The UN says 536,000 mainly Rohingya refugees have arrived from Myanmar´s strife-torn Rakhine state since August 25, the majority […]

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Around 700,000 Iraqis still displaced: NRC

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: The Norwegian Refugee Council on Sunday claimed that despite the recapturing the Mosul and surrounding areas in June from the terrorists, still around 700,000 still displaced. It said that more than 673,000 Iraqis fled from Mosul and others areas after government forces took action against them to take back the area from […]

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Somalia truck bomb death toll hits 137: police

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

MOGADISHU (AFP): The death toll from Saturday´s truck bombing in a shopping district in the Somali capital Mogadishu surged to at least 137 with 300 people injured, police said on Sunday. “We are getting different numbers in terms of the casualty from the medical centres, but we have confirmed so far 137 (dead), most of […]

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4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

ABIDJAN (AFP): Four Moldovan nationals were killed on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the […]

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Pakistan

NAB Chairman enraged over incomplete inquiry despite 17 years

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal expressed concerns over incomplete inquiry regarding corruption cases despite the passage of 17 years. He appeared furious at the sub-ordinates for not completing the inquiry for more than a decade. Justice (retd) Iqbal promised to wipe out all the corrupt and ineligible officers of […]

No chance of Imran’s disqualification: PTI’s Babar Awan

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and lawyer Babar Awan claimed on Tuesday that there is no chance of disqualification of his party chairman Imran Khan. Talking to media after appearing in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), he said the federal government has become an enemy of state’s institutions. Awan said inflation has skyrocketed in […]

Investors in queue after successful Karachi Operation: Murad

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Murad says that terror financing was double-facet in this city Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the shifting of investment from Karachi to other countries took place when law and order situation was worst in the city but after restoration of peace through target operation carried out with […]

SHC converts death sentence of U.S. Consulate blast accused into life term

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday converted into life imprisonment the death sentence being handed down to the accused of bomb blast on American consulate in Karachi over eleven years ago. Anwarul Haq, one of the accused of the bomb attack, was given death sentence by an Anti Terrorism Court in Karachi […]

Bid to smuggle 9 falcons to Qatar foiled

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Airport Security Force (ASF) and wildlife department foiled a bid to smuggle nine precious falcons to Qatar and arrested the accused here on Tuesday. Director General (DG) Wildlife Department Punjab, Ayaz Khan said that on a tip-off, a joint team of the wildlife department and ASF conducted action at Allama Iqbal […]

Imran meets 5-member committee representing KP’s disgruntled teachers

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday met a five-member committee of teachers to listen to their reservations regarding upgradation and teaching allowances. The committee is representing over a thousand disgruntled ad hoc teachers from across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, protesting outside the Bani Gala residence of the PTI chief. The […]

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Afghanistan

Noted Afghan women rights campaigner dies in US

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): A courageous Afghan women rights campaigner has died of multiple system atrophy and a degenerative neurological disorder, a news report said on Sunday. After fleeing Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion, Sima Wali worked for the rest of her life to support the Afghan women under Taliban’s oppressive regime. The Washington Post reported […]

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Police foils terrorist bid in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Interior told on Sunday that police arrested a truck bomber on Saturday night in Kabul city along with a truck loaded with explosive and foiled a major terrorist bid in the capital. MoI added that police given signal to the suspected truck to stop and the driver paid any heed […]

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Taliban gunmen killed five members of a family

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Taliban gunmen killed members of a family in Ghorian district of Herat province on Saturday night. Jilani Farhad, spokesman of Herat governor told media that the incident occurred in the remote Chahgardana area of Ghorian district and police started investigation in this regard. Security official told local media that five people of […]

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Five Taliban fighters killed in AAF airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as five Taliban fighters were killed in airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) on Friday in Sar-e-Pul province. As per the local media reports, the Army officials said that A.29 fighters planes of AAF conducted airstrikes and targeted the Taliban hideouts in Mirza Olang area of Sayad district. Army […]

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Over 8000 civilian causalities in nine months: UN

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL:  The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) announced that as many as 2640 killed and 5379 people were injured in the past nine months in different parts of Afghanistan. As per UNAMA report total 8019 people suffered causalities in Afghanistan in different incidents including suicide attacks, armed clashes, coordinated attacks and […]

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Karzai says Pakistan’s role in Afghan peace process critical

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

KABUL (INP): Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Thursday said the holding of a Loya Jirga was critical and that it was extremely important for Afghanistan to project a united front. He said this was in order for people to come together to resolve the crisis the country is facing. He said a Loya Jirga […]

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Business

Economy on growth track, twin deficits pose threat: SBP

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan’s growth momentum is expected to remain intact, but there is a growing risk of widening of twin deficits due to superfluous imports and increase in public spending, the central bank said on Thursday. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), in its annual report on state of the economy, forecast growth between 5 […]

MOL Group, MPCL strike strategic cooperation deal

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: MOL Group and Mari Petroleum Company Ltd (MPCL) Thursday announced a strategic cooperation initiative for evaluating future potential business opportunities in the local, international upstream exploration and production sector. The MoU for strategic cooperation was signed by Dr. Berislav Gaso, Executive Vice President Upstream, MOL Group and Lt. Gen. Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmad […]

PTCL posts profit of Rs.6.5b for first 9 months

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTCL announced the financial results for the nine months’ period ended Sept 30, 2017 in its Board of Directors’ meeting held on Wednesday. PTCL earned Rs. 52.8 billion revenue during first nine months of 2017. PTCL’s flagship Fixed Broadband service has started to grow at an accelerated rate, posting a revenue growth […]

UBL, PMIC partner to digitize microfinance operations

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: United Bank Limited (UBL) and Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) recently signed a MoU to digitize microfinance operations across the country. PMIC was represented by Zubyr Soomro, Chairman PMIC and UBL was represented by Sima Kamil, President & CEO, UBL. Also present at the event were Zia Ijaz, Group Executive Retail Bank, […]

Overseas Pakistanis send $4.8bn in first 3 months of Fiscal Year 2018

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has shared that the overseas Pakistani workers send US $4,790.01 million in the first three months of the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which is more comparing with same period of the last year US $4,740.37 million. The SBP issued a statement in this regard and adding that during […]

Petroleum products prices in Pakistan are lowest comparing to oil importing countries: PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that petroleum product prices are much lower in Pakistan comparing to the other oil importing countries of the region. This he said while responding to a question in National Assembly on Monday which is moved by MQM-P lawmaker regarding the increases of prices of petroleum products. […]

Sports

Sri Lanka’s Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20: reports

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Sri Lanka’s ODI captain Upul Tharanga has pulled out of the scheduled T20 International scheduled to be held in Lahore later this month, international media reported on Monday. According to a report by sports website Cricbuzz, the Sri Lankan skipper’s refusal to take part in the Lahore T20 also makes him ineligible […]

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Sri Lanka to play T20 in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sathi has dispelled the impression that Sri Lanka is not visiting Pakistan to play a T20 international match on October 29 here at Gadaffi stadium. “The Lankan side will be playing the third and the last T20 of the ongoing series at Lahore as earlier announced”,he confirmed this […]

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Pakistan to face Sri Lanka in second ODI today

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the five match series on Monday and after winning the first match of the series it is likely that Pakistan will not changed the winning team. After a bad performance in the test series as Sri Lanka white wash Pakistan for […]

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De Kock, Amla tons power South Africa to record-breaking win

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

KIMBERLEY (Agencies): Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitzed a century each, became South Africa’s most prolific ODI pair of all-time and scripted their biggest win by 10 wickets in ODI history. South Africa’s mockery of a 279-run target followed Bangladesh’s own record-setting after they chose to bat in the first ODI.  Mushfiqur Rahim became […]

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Pakistan thrashed 3-1 by India in Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

DHAKA (Agencies): India won 3-1 against arch-rivals Pakistan in their last pool match of the Hero Hockey Asia Cup at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium. Both Pakistan and Japan finished with four points but Pakistan has qualified for the next round of Super Four because of the better goal difference than that of Japan. Pakistan […]

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

SHANGHAI (Agencies): Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam winner, who still trails Nadal 23-15 in their overall head-to-head series, didn’t face a break point and started and ended the […]

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Fashion

Rangoli lashes out at Farhan, Sonam for siding with Hrithik

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kangana’s sister, Rangoli has criticized Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor for taking side and showing support to Hrithik Roshan, in his conflict with the outspoken Kangna Ranaut. In a recent interview Hrithik rejected all the allegations of Kangana and said that all the accusation which were leveled by his co-star and after […]

Zubair Khan files police complaint against Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Indian controversial reality show, evicted participant Zubair Khan filed police complaint against the host of the Show and Sultan of Bollywood Salman Khan. Zubair Khan claimed that host of the show Salman Khan threatened him that no one will give you work and also made statement that “I will make you […]

Film industry is now reviving in Pakistan: Syed Noor

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Veteran producer and director and Chairman of Pakistan Film Producers Association, Syed Noor  has said currently more than 30 films are under production both in Lahore and Karachi which is the clear sign of revival of Pakistani film industry. Syed Noor said this while talking to media persons in Lahore. Syed Noor […]

Mahira Khan goes badass in Verna teaser

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

KARACHI (Web Desk): After the return on social media, Mahira Khan has made it clear that she s not going to spare with her badass avatar in teaser of Verna that she posted on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Pakistani actress is starring in the project in which her role looks quite intimidating. The short teaser of 36 […]

US rocker Tom Petty dead at 66

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

NEW YORK (AFP): Tom Petty, the Southern-accented rocker whose classic melodies and dark storytelling created 40 years of hit songs, died Monday of cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 66. Petty, who sold 80 million records, passed away Monday evening surrounded by loved ones after a confusing day in which several media outlets reported […]

No plan to get married yet, says Noor

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): Pakistani film star Noor has decided to not get married at this moment.  In a statement after getting separation from Wali Hamid, Noor has said that currently, she has no plan to tie knot. The Pakistani actress had applied for divorce with her husband in recent past. She wrote in her application that […]

Peshawar

ANF burns 59 tons illicit drugs

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Anti-Narcotics Force arranged drugs burning ceremony in Regi Lalma on Monday and burnt 59 tons illicit drugs seized by different anti-narcotics forces during 2017. Students from different colleges and universities, civil society members, Police officers and ANF officers participated in the ceremony and delivered speeches and views against the menace of drugs. […]

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Over 400 tested positive in 41 dengue screening camps in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: About 415 patients have been tested positive for dengue in the 41 dengue screening health camps organized by Pakistan Red Crescent Society Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar and adjacent districts. However in a total of 4230 outpatient department (OPD), 2212 patients were examined in which 415 among them were tested positive for dengue, […]

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Journalist abducted from Shabqadar tehsil

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: Unidentified persons on Sunday abducted Shah Nawaz Tarakzai, a journalist associated with foreign media outlet, from Shabqadar area of Charsadda district. According to police and family members of Shah Nawaz Tarakzai, the unknown men kidnapped him at broad day light from press club of Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district. Shah Nawaz Tarakzai, […]

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Asfandyar challenges Imran to prove corruption allegations against him

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan challenged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan to prove corruption allegations against him. While addressing a rally in Peshawar on Sunday, Asfandyar remarked that Imran Khan levelled corruption allegations against him. “If Imran has strength and honour, then he should try presenting me in front of […]

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Protest against delay in producing detainees in courts held

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: After delay in producing detainees arrested in cases relating to drugs, the family members of detained persons on Saturday protested against anti-narcotics department for its failure to produce inmates in courts despite clear direction of Supreme Court of Pakistan. Holding a demonstration in front of Peshawar press club, the protestors lashed out […]

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Another woman dies of dengue in Peshawar, tolls mounts to 55

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: One more female patient died of dengue virus here on Saturday and it brought the death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to 55. Also, 455 more people were diagnosed with dengue in the province, the majority of them in the provincial capital. The latest dengue victim Marriyam was […]

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Home Districts

South Punjab development govt’s top priority: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that development of south Punjab and prosperity of its dwellers is a top priority of the PML-N government. He expressed these views during a meeting with Multan Press Club executive body and resident editors of various national dailies. A participant of the meeting quoted […]

Senior leader of JUI-F in Lakki quits party

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Fazl) faced a major setback on Sunday as its key leader Barrister Sher Afzal Khan Marwat announced to quit the party after a grand jirga of thousands of people accorded their consent in favour of his decision. A meeting of grand jirga was convened by Sher Afzal […]

No change in khatam e Nabowat law acceptable, declare religious scholars

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P Report TIMERGARA:  Speakers of a conference held here at Timergara on Sunday demanded of the federal and provincial government to include contents about finality of the Prophet hood in school curriculum in order to inform the new generation of the basic belief of ‘khatam e Nabowat’.  The first ‘khatam e Naowat’ conference was arranged […]

JUI-F to form govt in Balochistan: Haideri

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report PISHIN: Central leader Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and Deputy Chairman Senate, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has claimed that JUI-F is the largest, most popular party of Balochistan and will form government in province provided free and fair elections were held. Talking to media person in Pishin on Sunday, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said that […]

Four security personnel martyred in Kurram Agency

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

F.P. Report PARACHINAR: At least four officials of Frontier Corps (FC) including a captain were killed in three landmine explosion Kharlachi area of Kurram Agency Political administration told media that security officials were on the routine patrolling in Kharlachi area of Kurram when the landmine incident occurred and killed three security personnel. Bodies of the […]

Yet another labourer killed at Sargodha’s stone crushing site

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2017

SARGODHA (Monitoring Desk): Yet another labourer lost his life while working at a stone crushing site on Saturday, taking the death toll due to similar incidents to 16 over a span of 23 days. According to rescue sources, 33-year-old Gulzar was working, along with other labourers, up a hill at the stone crushing site in […]

Article

Does King Salman’s historic visit to Moscow herald a new era?

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Giorgio Cafiero The road to Russia for Saudi has been a long one, is this however the beginning of a new era or mutual resentment by other means? As the first King of Saudi Arabia to visit Moscow, King Salman’s recent four-day trip to Russia was a landmark moment in Saudi-Russian relations. While the King […]

Absence of coherence in US foreign policy

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Hasan Basri Yalcin Most American foreign, national security policies are shaped by bureaucratic organizations, not the political administration. There was a time when people questioned the Ame-rican approach to the Middle East. They asked whether then-President Barack Obama had a grand strategy or not, mainly because he was displaying some hesitant foreign policy behavior. While […]

Getting Turkey’s new Syria operation straight

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Murat Yetkin President Tayyip Erdogan received applause last week in parliament when he recited the lyrics of a famous Turkish love song – “I may come without warning, one night” – referring to a possible military operation into northern Iraq if the Kurdish autonomous government there does not step back from its decision for independence […]

UK’s misguided terror laws: Criminalising the innocent

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Rizwaan Sabir Last week, at the Conservative Party Conference, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced that the UK government intends to increase jail time for viewing content or possessing information useful to somebody preparing terrorism from 10 to 15 years. This may seem like an appropriate policy given the recent spate of terrorist attacks in the […]

Is Trump going down the same path with Iran that Bush did with Iraq?

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

Shazar Shafqat US President Donald Trump has made Iran a top priority for his presidency. Recent moves to pressure the intelligence community look a lot like the run-up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The dust seems to have settled. The force of the fiery rhetoric at the UN has subsided. It’s now business […]

Trump’s ‘America First’ policy is fine but approach is wrong

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

Ken Moak US President Donald Trump is doing what every leader is or should be doing, putting their national interests first, maximizing their country’s economic, political and social well-being and keeping the population safe. But putting “America First” is not a zero sum game, as Trump’s creating conflicts with other countries seems to imply. For […]

Editorial

PIA a sinking Titanic?

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

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

Hoax memo

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

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

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 […]

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