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Suspect carrying explosives held in Faizabad

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Police have held a suspect on Monday in Faizabad and seized 492 detonators, 196 explosive sticks and 300metre safety fuses in his possession at a time when protesters belonging to rightist movements have camped in the area. Sources privy to the capital police have reported that the suspect is identified by name […]

Navy chief pays first visit to fleet units at sea

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi witnessed an impressive operational demo by frontline combat units of Pakistan Navy in the North Arabian Sea. The Admiral was on his first visit to the Naval Fleet Units deployed at sea since assuming command of Pakistan Navy. Commander Pakistan Fleet, Rear Admiral […]

Government wants to resolve Islamabad sit-in peacefully: Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has said that government wants to resolve the issue of Faizabad sit-in protest peacefully and once again appealed to the protestors to end their protest peacefully. This he said after appearing before the Islamabad High Court for non-implementation of the court’s order to clear the Faizabad sit-in […]

Premier Abbasi inaugurates second LNG terminal at Port Qasim

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that when Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) took control of the government there was severe shortage of power in the country but now we are struggling to provide not stop electricity in all across the country to the masses. This he said while inaugurating the second […]

Faizabad sit-in: Government has lost its control, says Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah has said that government is completely failed in handling the situation after the religious parties’ starts sit-in in Islamabad. This he said while talking to media persons at Sukkur on Monday. Shah said that the prolonged sit-in indicates that the government has […]

FIA arrests ‘human trafficker ‘ linked to Turbat killing

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a human trafficker from Quetta in a connection with the Turbat massacre of 15 people. Earlier on 15 November, fifteen bullet riddled bodies were found in Buleda area of Turbat tehsil in Kech district of Balochistan. The bodies were of young people from different parts of […]

Global

Zimbabweans celebrate expected fall of Mugabe on Harare streets

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

HARARE (Reuters): Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe. “These are tears of joy,” Frank Mutsindikwa, 34, told Reuters, holding aloft the Zimbabwean flag. “I’ve been waiting all my life for this […]

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Six killed in shooutout in held Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2017

SRINAGAR (AFP): Five freedom fighters and an air force commando were killed during a fierce gunbattle Saturday in Indian-occupied Kashmir which also left another soldier injured, the Indian army said. The shootout began when soldiers cordoned a neighbourhood in the northern area of Hajin after a tip-off that ‘militants’ were hiding there, said army spokesperson […]

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Saudi King Salman to step down next week: report

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

RIYADH (Web Desk): Saudi monarch King Salman is set to step down and announce his son Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as his successor next week, sources said. The 81-year-old king will continue as a ceremonial figurehead, handing over official leadership of the country to his son — often referred to as MBS, the Daily […]

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NATO sorry after Erdogan pulls troops over Norway incident

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

ISTANBUL (AFP): NATO apologised to Turkey on Friday after Ankara pulled its troops from a military exercise in Norway to protest incidents deemed insulting to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s modern founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, himself Norwegian, moved quickly to say sorry after an angry intervention by […]

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Argentine submarine goes missing with 44 crew members on board – navy

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters): Argentina’s navy said Friday it has launched a search operation for one of its submarines with a crew of 44 which has been reported missing off the south coast. The navy said it had not had contact with the submarine, the San Juan, for 48 hours. “We have not been able to […]

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Mugabe makes defiant appearance after army takeover

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

HARARE (AFP): Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign. Despite his show of defiance, pressure mounted on the 93-year-old leader to quit as veterans of Zimbabwe’s independence war – key players in the […]

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Pakistan

Labbaik leaders expressed trust in Raja Zafarul Haq’s report: Rana Sanaullah

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has on Monday said that the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) leaders have expressed trust in the report that is to be compiled by Raja Zafarul Haq. However, the report has not yet been compiled and Raja Zafarul Haq has requested some time to complete it. Talking […]

Religious parties again block Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Workers of religious parties once again gathered on one of the metropolis’ main artery, MA Jinnah Road, on Monday evening and blocked it for traffic. The protesters have been staging a sit-in at the main Numaish roundabout. They have blocked one of the tracks leading from Numaish roundabout to Sea Breeze Hospital, closing […]

Govt focusing on improving universities’ ranking: Rajwana

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

LAHORE (INP): Punjab Governor/Chancellor Punjab University Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that quality education will lead to improving international ranking of universities. He was addressing the 126th Convocation of Punjab University at Faisal Auditorium here on Monday. PU VC Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, Mayor Lahore Col (r) Mubashar Javed, Controller Examinations Prof Dr […]

Govt fails on all fronts, become threat geographical existence of country: JI chief

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the present government was a failure on all fronts and had become a threat even to the geographical existence of the country. Addressing a seminar on “ the role of the women in Pakistan building” at Quetta on Monday, he said the […]

MQM will remain its founder’s party: Mustafa Kamal

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

QUETTA (NNI): Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chief Mustafa Kamal said on Monday that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) belonged to its founder and will continue to be his party. Addressing a PSP workers’ convention in Quetta, Kamal said MQM-Pakistan uses the name of the Muhajir community for its “foul politics,” adding that he stands firm on […]

Rabbani decries state’s ‘helplessness’ over Islamabad protest

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Monday said that the capital has been under lockdown since the past 14 days but no one in the government seems to care. Addressing a ceremony here, Rabbani expressed displeasure at the state’s helplessness in tackling the sit-in led by a religious organisation demanding the resignation of the […]

Afghanistan

40 Taliban, 22 policemen killed in attack on security check-posts

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: As many as 40 Taliban fighters were killed and 35 others were injured when they attacked the security check-posts in Zhari and Maiwand district of Kandahar on Monday night. The officials told to media persons on Tuesday that in the attack 22 policemen were also killed and 15 others were injured in […]

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Govt will not allow anyone to interfering in Judicial System: Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has said that government will not allow anyone for interference in the nation’s legal and judicial system and adding that more government will introduced more comprehensive programs with the aim to make sure to deliver justice at the grass root level. Ghani said this while addressing to […]

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20 militants killed, dozens injured in airstrikes in last two days

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) told media that at least 20 gunmen were killed and dozens other were injured in airstrikes conducted in different part of Afghanistan in last two days. MoD issued a statement in this regard and it added that airstrikes were carried out in the past two days against the […]

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Daesh commander killed in AAF airstrike in Kunar

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNAR: An important Daesh commander was killed in a airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force (AAF) on Saturday in Kunar area of Afghanistan. Sherin Aqa Faqiri, spokesman of 201 Selab Military Corps, told local media that Daesh commander identified as Shen Gul was killed in a airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Force in […]

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Two Afghan soldiers injured in a Helmand blast

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: At least two Afghan soldiers were injured when a suicide bomber driving a Humvee detonated his explosives in Nawa district of Helmand. Security officials told the bombers tried to enter into an Afghan joint security forces coordination center in the district but he was spotted by security forces before reaching his target […]

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Karzai says US colluded with Daesh in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

DOHA (Monitoring Desk): Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, has accused the the US of working with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in his country. In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera’s UpFront aired on Friday, Karzai said the US government had allowed ISIL, also known as ISIS, to […]

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Business

Expo Pakistan 2017 continue to attract buyers

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: On the 3rd day of the Expo Pakistan 2017, the show continued its momentum and buyers and sellers continued with their business negotiations aimed at shipments both in the immediate future and extended over the next year. Mr. Younus Dhaga, Federal Secretary Commerce and Mr. Inaam Ullah Khan, Secretary, TDAP held meetings […]

JS Bank, Wemsol Pvt sign a strategic partnership

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: JS Bank and Wemsol Pvt Ltd have signed an agreement for Keenu NetConnect to promote e-commerce in the industry by digitizing payments and provide an unmatched digital experience for its valuable customers. This collaboration is an extension of multiple recent strategic partnerships formed regarding the future of payments and to help evolve […]

FPCCI, KCCI held meetings with foreign trade delegates

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: On the 2nd day of the Expo Pakistan 2o17, delegations from Vietnam, the Netherlands, Jordan, Argentina and Turkey met with the Federal Minister of Commerce, Mr. Mohammad Pervaiz Malik, the Federal Secretary for Commerce, Mr. Mohammad Younus Dagha, and Mr. Inamullah Khan, Secretary, TDAP and discussed special bilateral trade hurdles and opportunities, […]

Overseas Pakistanis remit US $6.4 billion in the first four months of FY18

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $6444.46 million in the first four months (July to October) of FY18, compared with US $6301.39 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During October 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1654.45 million, which is 27.87% higher than September 2017 and […]

Nielsen Pakistan organized special client events

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Nielsen Pakistan held special client events in Karachi and Lahore, where the regional leadership team highlighted new and innovative tools to help business address digitalization. The events focused on the importance of going digital in innovative ways and how it is necessary to understand and accept rapid changes that have become characteristic […]

Reefland organized ‘Dealer Meet 2017’

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Reefland, one of the Pakistan’s top fashion footwear brands, organized its Dealer Meet 2017 at Faletti’s Hotel. The purpose of the Dealers Meet 2017 was to appreciate the efforts and support of its partners. As to mark and celebrate the success and redefining the future goals, the company unveiled its coming summer […]

Sports

Watson, Ingram, Bell, others agree to visit Pakistan for PSL3

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): A large number of foreign cricketers, including Australia’s Shane Watson and England’s Ian Bell have expressed willingness to visit Pakistan to play matches of PSL3, if picked by franchises from the players draft tomorrow. Sources privy to the matter told Geo.tv that most of the 291 foreign players included in the players […]

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Peshawar Zalmi retains Darren Sammy as captain

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): The reigning champions of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Peshawar Zalmi has announced to retain West Indian Darren Sammy as captain of the team for the third edition of PSL. The announcement was made by the owner of the team, Javed Afridi, on Saturday night following a meeting with the team management. “We discussed […]

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Humam, Hamza, Noor, Uzair, Zeeshan Zeb win 37th CAS National Junior Squash titles

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

PESHAWAR (APP): Humam Ahmad, Muhammad Hamza, Noor Zaman, Uzair Shoukat and Zeeshan Zeb claimed the titles of all five different age categories in the 37th Chief of the Air Staff National Junior Squash Championship played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Saturday. Chief of the Air Staff Sohail Aman, Air Chief Marshal Pakistan […]

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Aqeel clinches tennis tourney title in Islamabad

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

KARACHI (PPI): Top seed Aqeel Khan clinched men’s singles event title after beating surprise opponent Muzammil Murtaza in a three-set final in 31st Federal Cup National Ranking Tennis Championships at S. Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad on Saturday. Muzammil, seeded fifth in the tournament, played excellent tennis in the first set and won […]

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Rumman Raees named Islamabad United vice captain

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees was appointed Islamabad United vice captain for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), franchise owner Ali Naqvi announced on Saturday. Rumman Raees will serve under Misbah-ul-Haq, who led the team to glory in the PSL’s first season. Former Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal, who has been […]

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International Festival of Hockey: NZ stage comeback to beat Pakistan 3-2

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan hockey team were beaten 3-2 on Saturday by New Zealand even after they performed better than their opponents in the first half of the match during their last International Festival of Hockey match in Melbourne and Bendigo. Pakistan opened the scoring with Muhammad Umar Bhutta in the sixth minute of the […]

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Fashion

Pashto Sufi singer releases video to pay tribute to Rahman Baba

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  A rising Pashto Sufi singer, Ali Baba Khan released his video titled ‘Malang Abdur Rahman’ to pay tribute to the legendary 17th Sufi poet, Rahman Baba in Peshawar, here on Monday. He claimed his video was the first ever musical tribute laden with Sufi stuff to the great Pashto Sufi poet.  After […]

Mouni Roy signs her second big Bollywood project

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mouni Roy’s debut Bollywood movie with Akshay Kummar starrer Gold hasn’t even released but her fans are already for her next film. As per the media reports, Mouni Roy was signed in Ayan Mukerji’s next movie, Brahmastra. Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhata and Amitabh Bachchan will also be seen in the movie. The […]

Priyanka Chopra likely to appear in Bhansali’s next movie

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra is likely to be appearing in the Samjay Leela Bhansali in his next movie. Priyanka Chopra is currently busy in shooting for the third season of popular American season Quantico but in the busiest schedule she took some time to interact with her fans and 20 million followers on twitter. […]

Salman Khan plays peacemaker between Sonakshi, Jacqueline

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: Sonakshi Sinha and Jacqueline Fernandez was not friend after the Dabang tour in Australia and both the bollywood divas were commenting against each other. Salman realized the situation and intervene between the two actresses and literally sat down and asked them to sort out their problems. After the Salman mediation both the […]

Saba Qammar to work only in Pakistani film, drama

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistani film and TV actress, Saba Qammar has said her first choice is to work in the Pakistani films and TV dramas. This she said while talking to media persons at Lahore. Saba said that her movie Hindi Medium had carried out a business of over Rs one billion in India and […]

Salman’s next movie ‘Bharat’ to be release on Eid in 2019

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s next movie will be release on Eid in 2019, his last film Tubelight was much criticized and didn’t impress the fans as they were waiting for the film so much long. “Bharat” main concept was taken from the Korean movie ‘Ode to My Father’, which presents the life […]

Peshawar

Change now visible in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, says Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak receiving a tumultuous welcome in the billion tree tsunami celebrations in Convention Centre Islamabad declared that the change was now visible beyond the billion tree tsunami in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. His government was all time on the targets.His team achieved targets in education, health and other social […]

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YDA gives one month to take action against quacks

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Young Doctors Association has given one month deadline to the government to take action against quacks in the province otherwise they will soon start agitation against quackery. This was said by Dr. Siraj representative of YDA here at Peshawar Press Club on Tuesday flanked by other civil society members, lawyers and non-government […]

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World diabetes Day observed in KTH

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Department of Medicine, Khyber Teaching Hospital marked World Diabetes Day to create awareness among general public. The theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and Diabetes. There was public awareness interactive session on diabetes for nurses, paramedics and general public in KTH. Prof Dr Shahid Jamil and Dr Inam Ullah gave […]

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KP govt initiates 2nd generation reforms

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has initiated second generation reforms envisaged with a string of initiatives to remove bottlenecks from local government system to make it more efficient for improved service delivery. These reforms initiatives will guide the course correction process in local government system, which was established in 2015 under the Local Government […]

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Health dept and MTI hospitals fail to ban tobacco

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department and all the Medical Teaching Institution Hospitals in the province still failed to ban tobacco selling and use in the healthcare system, The Frontier Post observed on Monday. The Frontier Post conduct a survey on the usage of tobacco in public hospitals including Khyber Teaching Hospital , […]

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KP youth must join Imran’s fight against corrupt mafia: CM

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR :  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Pervaiz Khattak on Sunday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been asking everyone “why he was disqualified” after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan started his struggle against corruption. Addressing a ceremony after laying foundation stone of the Marooba Dam in Naushera, he […]

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Home Districts

Peoples participation in budget making process urged

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Speakers at a seminar have stressed the need for ensuring people’s participation in budget making process, saying that the quarters concerned tasked with formulation of annual budget do not bother to conduct pre budget consultative sessions with public and their representatives. The seminar was organized by citizen network for budget […]

Dir residents complain about excessive power outage

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir local government representatives and residents on Thursday demanded of the district administration and high ups of Pesco to take notice of the excessive power outage and closure of water supply schemes in the district. The demand was made during an open court held at the district council hall with […]

Seminar on English Language teaching ended

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The vice chancellor of University of Malakand (UoM) Prof Dr Gul Zaman has said the government should also facilitate students of religious seminaries in order to enable them to play active role in development. He was speaking at a two day international conference on ‘English Language teaching in religious seminaries, problems and […]

Pakistan stability linked with Afghanistan: Sherpao

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

F.P. Report SWABI: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao said that Afghanistan and Pakistan stability links with each other and the best option for the leaders of the two nations was to set across the table. He was addressing a gathering in Topi city organized in the honor of a distinguished, Fida […]

Two killed in rain related incidents

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2017

Saif Ullah GHALANAI: At least two persons were killed and five others were injured in roof collapse and rain related incidents in Mohmand Agency on Wednesday. As per details, in the Haleemzai tehsil of Mohmand when roof of house was collapsed in a result two sisters were killed identified as 10 years old Radina and […]

Qavi becomes prisoners’ rights activist, jail reformer

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Mufti Abdul Qavi has become a prisoners rights activists and jail reformer after getting released from jail in the murder case model girl Qandeel Baloch. Qavi has seemed to suddenly developed an immense sympathy for prisoners to champion their rights and to get their problems resolved. Addressing a press conference here after […]

Article

Threat of new cold war looms

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

Dr Imran Ali Sandano Relations between China and India have remained inconsistent. At times it seems as though both countries are getting along well and at other times not so much. The strategic uncertainty between both counties is exemplified by military standoffs in the Ladakh region of northern India in April 2013 and September 2014 […]

Why Kurdish independence in Iraq was doomed to fail

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

Tallha Abdulrazaq Baghdad’s seizure of Kirkuk and swathes of northern Iraq has left the Kurds defeated, divided and displaced. The Iraqi Kurdish people – and their supporters around the world – are still reeling from last week’s dramatic change of fortunes.  Their dream of independence and secession from Iraq ended not with a bang but […]

Our mismanaged resources

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

Saddam Hussain “Upon asking for the reason of wiping his paltry footwear with an expansive cloak; a man explained analytically that the shoes are his own property while the cloak is inherited”. A local anecdote is better interpreting the reckless behavior of the nation toward comped assets. The most important among bestowed assets are natural […]

Kashmiris still remember the Black Day of October-27

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

Shabidullah Wazir Kashmir is the core political dispute between India and Pakistan and a case of unfinished partition. Pakistan has always provided moral and diplomatic support for the freedom struggle in Kashmir on international forums. The solution to the dispute requires a unitary plebiscite for the whole of J&K under international auspices. UN resolutions call […]

Russia’s visa relaxation shows focus on Far East investment

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Inga Velanskaya Russia will expand its simplified visa regime to eight airports in the Far East region of the country by the end of this year, reflecting a drive by Moscow to further open up the resource-rich, vast area facing the Pacific coast to more investors and tourists. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s backing for the […]

In Kurdistan we need change, not theatrics

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2017

Srwa Abdulwahid Since the end of World War I, the Kurdish people have been a pawn in the hands of players in the Middle East chess game played so hard, and often so bloodily. Throughout these years, all we, the Kurds, asked for was to be given a chance. Give us the opportunity to prove […]

Editorial

Hinting at unilateral action

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2017

The United States has warned that it will take unilateral action if Pakistan does not cooperate in the implementation of South Asia Strategy. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told to the State Department Press Corps from Geneva that he did not visit Islamabad to lecture or coerce Pakistan but he did tell them to eradicate […]

US-strategic partnership

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2017

Pakistan has expressed concern over the US -India deal of providing drones to the latter. Foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in his weekly press briefing said that international powers should be mindful of their global responsibilities before signing such deals. He said US-India deal to provide drones to India will undermine the strategic stability and […]

LNG contract

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2017

The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi informed the senate that Pakistan is buying the liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at the world’s lowest rate from Qatar. The contract for the purchase of LNG had been signed efficiently and within the least timeframe to cope with the swelling energy crisis. He said the details of the contract […]

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2017

The Iranian government has written a letter seeking to hold talks on the long stalled gas pipeline project. Iran had completed the construction work in its territory and offered to provide financial assistance for its completion in Pakistan. However, the present government did not accept the Iranian offer due to diplomatic pressure of certain powers […]

Acknowledging the obvious

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2017

Speaking to BBC after meeting the US Secretary of States Rex Tillerson, Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif admitted a “huge trust deficit” between Pakistan and the United States. During his meeting with Pakistani leadership, US Secretary of State repeated President Trump’s call for Pakistan to do more to eradicate militant groups within the country. In response, […]

US déjà vu

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2017

The United States has again raised a bogey of allegations on Pakistan.  The Secretary of States Rex Tillerson after his meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdhullah said in a brief press conference that he would reinforce the demand of finishing terror bases in talks with the leadership in  Pakistan. He […]

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