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Army chief commends role of medical corps in saving lives: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): Chief of Army Staff Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said the Army Medical Corps role in saving lives in the war on terror is commendable, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations. General Bajwa made the remarks while visiting the Army Medical Center in Abbottabad. The army chief further added […]

Pakistan welcome positive statements emanating from US: FO

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Foreign Office has welcomed positive statements emanating from the United States about relations with Pakistan. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakariya said there has been positive developments recently in our relations with the US. The Prime Minister held a meeting with the US vice president on […]

At least 15 injured in Mastung grenade attack: police

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

MASTUNG (Monitoring Desk): At least 15 people were injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan’s Mastung on Thursday, according to police. The attack took place in main market of Mastung city this evening, when unknown miscreants lobbed a hand grenade, police said, adding that it also partially damaged four shops and two vehicles. Rescue teams […]

Nawaz terms NAB proceedings as ‘murder of justice’

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Nawaz Sharif termed the National Accountability Bureau proceedings against his family as ‘murder of justice’ on Thursday. While speaking to media, he remarked “You tell me if this is justice or murder of justice” when asked about his indictment in corruption cases. He reiterated his earlier claims that […]

Corruption cases: Former PM Nawaz, Maryam and MNA Safdar indicted by accountability court

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law MNA Safdar were indicted in the Avenfield properties case by accountability court on Thursday. Accountability court after rejecting their separate requests of suspending the proceedings and stop their indictment in the corruption reference against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and MNA Safadar. […]

At least 43 ANA soldiers killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 43 solder of Afghan National Army (ANA) were killed and nine other were injured in a Taliban suicide attack on the army base camp in Maiwand district in Kandahar province. Security officials told that as many as 43 soldiers of ANA were killed and nine others were injured when […]

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

Policeman martyred during Karachi raid

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A policeman was martyred during an operation conducted by police in Malir area of Karachi against the drug runner’s hideout on Friday. SSP Korangi, Noman Siddiqui told local news channel that police raided the hideout of drug seller identified as Shahzad, and arrested him. But in exchange of fire between the police […]

Nawaz Sharif to reach to Pakistan on Oct 24

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2017

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan on October 24. Earlier it was announced that Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan on 21 October but now there has been a change in the schedule of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return to the country. As per the PML-N sources, Nawaz […]

One suspect arrested in police encounter

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police arrested one suspect persons in a raid conducted in Landhi area of Karachi on Thursday night. The police conducted raid in Landhi area for the arrest of the suspect while he along with other accomplice open fire on the police team and in exchange of fire he was injured and his […]

Another woman injured as Karachi knife attacker strikes again

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A new case knife attack was reported late Thursday after a 20-year-old woman was attacked with a sharp object in the city’s Malir vicinity. The injured woman, while talking to the media, said that the assailant was riding a motorcycle and attacked her while she was on her way to a tuition […]

CM Khattak inaugurates Bus Rapid Transit project in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Thursday inaugurated Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, which will be completed over the next six months. The chief minister performed the groundbreaking of the project, which he said would facilitate 400,000 passengers daily. Addressing the ceremony on the occasion, he said the Asian Development Bank […]

280 million gallons of Karachi waste is daily dumped in sea

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: In Pakistani port city of Karachi 280 million gallons of waste is daily dumped in the sea, it was disclosed during National Assembly’s Standing Committee meeting here on Thursday. A meeting of National Assembly standing committee on port and shipping was held at KPT head office, which was attended by all members […]

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Afghanistan

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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15 Taliban gunmen killed in AAF airstrike in Paktiya

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 15 Taliban fighters were killed in different airstrikes conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) in Paktiya province. Interior Ministry of Afghanistan issued a statement on Wednesday and informed the media persons that Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes targeted Taliban hideouts and killed 11 gunmen in Syed Karam district of Paktiya […]

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Business

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. […]

Turkey urges US to review visa suspension as lira, stocks tumble

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

ANKARA (AFP): Turkey urged the United States on Monday to review its suspension of visa services after the arrest of a US consulate employee sharply escalated tensions between the two NATO allies and drove Turkey’s currency and stocks lower. Relations between Ankara and Washington have long been plagued by disputes over US support for Kurdish […]

Pakistan’s macroeconomic uncertainties rising, says World Bank report

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The macroeconomic factors are far from encouraging and vehemently on the rise during the fiscal year 2017, according to a World Bank report published recently. The WB’s ‘South Asia Economic Focus Fall 2017’ report mentioned that the macroeconomic uncertainties are increasing due to which the balance of payments is disrupted. The ongoing […]

Governor SBP inaugurates Helpline to facilitate Banking Consumers

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A dedicated Helpline to facilitate Banking Consumers has been established at State Bank of Pakistan Karachi, having UAN 111-727-273, to facilitate the banking consumers in resolving their complaint against Banks, Microfinance banks and Development Finance Institutions. The Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Tariq Bajwa inaugurated the Helpline today and expressed his […]

Star-Studded UBL Cricket Team awarded the ‘UBL Colour’

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sima Kamil, President & CEO UBL recently awarded the ‘UBL Colour’ to the Bank’s Cricket Team. She met with the team at the UBL Head Office in Karachi, where all players and the team officials were awarded the UBL Team Colour (Blazer). Senior executives of UBL were also present on the occasion. […]

Sports

Second ODI: Azam, Shadab lift Pakistan to 32-run victory

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Babar Azam’s seventh ODI hundred combined with a sublime all-round performance from Shadab Khan saw a listless Sri Lanka slump to their ninth consecutive ODI defeat. They lost by 32 runs, but the margin would have been much greater but for a fighting hundred by Sri Lankan captain Upul Tharanga; no […]

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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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Fashion

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 […]

Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the celebrity Kardashian family, was reported on Friday to be pregnant. Celebrity news website TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed all quoted sources as saying that Jenner, 20, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting a baby with her boyfriend, the rapper Travis Scott. Jenner’s representatives could […]

Noor dissolves marriage with singer Wali Hamid

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

LAHORE (INP): A family court accepted Pakistani film actress Noor’s petition to part ways with her fourth husband Wali Hamid Ali Khan on Wednesday. Noor, who married for the fourth time in 2013, approached the court seeking Khula (cancellation of marriage). Khan opposed the petition but the actress remained firm that she wanted to dissolve […]

My wife used to come meet me in jail, she raised our kids, she is my anchor: Sanjay Dutt

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Sanjay Dutt’s learned it the hard way — having spent a considerable amount of time in jail, he is more appreciate of his wife and family for pulling through during that hard time. In an interview with Indian Express, the Bhoomi actor expressed how much his wife means to him. “Being […]

Kareena Kapoor stuns fans with her body transformation

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

Web Desk ISLAMABAD: Bollywood beautiful actress Kareena Kapoor is back in her sizzling look after undergone a body transformation in just eight months after giving birth of her baby boy Taimur Ali Khan. The 36 years old actress looked stunning in the latest filmfare shoot and showed her evergreen looks to her fans as she […]

Peshawar

Dissatisfied KP college teachers to protest in front of Imran’s residence today

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Teachers of government colleges from across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province will stage protest on Tuesday (today) in front of Bani Gala residence of chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan. More than 600 ad-hoc teachers of KP and FATA are protesting from the past one week and boycotted educational activities in the province […]

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CM wants early completion of work on Swat Motorway

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Monday directed for accelerating construction work on Swat motorway, the acquisition of remaining land under the project, the oil refinery in Karak and the cement factory in Haripur. The Chief Minister directed FWO to complete Swat Expressway by the end of March as per agreement and […]

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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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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

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 […]

New upbeat phase for US-India relations

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

Sabena Siddiqui Upgraded only last year, US-India relations entered a new upbeat phase this August with the signing of the landmark bilateral Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement that enables reciprocal military access of facilities for both countries. It was the second of the initial four foundational agreements the US usually has with its defense partners; […]

The gun lobby is global: From Yemen to Las Vegas

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

Hamid Dabashi Another horrific mass killing in the US, yet another round of public mourning for the innocent victims of a murderous act of violence in Las Vegas, this time around though no Barack Obama to come to television and shed some crocodile tears. According to reports, on Sunday, October 1, a gunman in possession […]

New European defense giant aims at Asia-Pacific region

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

Emanuele Scimia The scene is set for the creation of a giant defense contractor in Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region could soon become its favorite market. Under the aegis of their respective governments, I-t-alian shipbuilder Fincant-ieri and its French competitor Naval Group have started discussing the terms of a possible alliance and their transformation into […]

Abu Ghraib: The legacy of torture in the war on terror

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Dr Maha Hilal ‘‘America is the friend of all Iraqi people.” This was the sign put up at Abu Ghraib prison – one that replaced Saddam’s portrait when the US took it over as part of the war on terror. It was Abu Ghraib prison that introduced the world to the violent infrastructure of torture […]

Editorial

US stance on CPEC

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

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

Jhal Magsi carnage

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

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

Tillerson’s positive remarks

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

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

Arm twisting

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

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

Rising political pemperature

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2017

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

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 […]

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