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Accountability court declares Ishaq Dar as proclaimed offender in a corruption case

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court declared former foreign minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender on Monday after his continuous absence in a corruption case for possessing assets beyond declared sources of income. Accountability court Judge, Mohammad Bashir announced the decision on Monday as the former finance minister was in London for medical treatment and […]

Pakistan rejects Modi allegations of interfering in Gujarat elections: FO

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesman, Dr Muhammad Faisal has said India politician needs to stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and rejected the baseless allegations of interfering in the Indian election. This he said while posted a statement on twitter on Monday.  Dr Faisal said this in Indian PM, allegation in which he […]

Senate likely to pass delimitation bill today

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senate of Pakistan likely to pass the delimitation of constituencies’ bill on Monday (today) after the successful backdoor contacts between Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). The bill has already been adopted by the National Assembly, but the government was failed to approve it from the […]

India must stop HR violations in IOK: Masood

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: India must stop its human right violations and crimes against humanity in Indian Occupied Kashmir says Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to a seminar on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day organized by the Kashmir Liberation Cell, the President said that implantation of non-Kashmiri settlers in […]

Former NAB chief will not be spared: Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Sunday that once in power his party will not spare former National Accountability Bureau chief Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, until he meets justice and is behind bars. The PTI chief was addre-ssing a rally in Sheikhupura, which is a part of the party’s continuing string of […]

Only PPP can pull country out of crises’

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

F.P. Report UMERKOT: Former president and co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that only his party could pull the country of current issues. While addressing a public rally in Umerkot, Asif Ali Zardari said that Nawaz Sharif plunged the country into crises. He was of the view that only PPP has […]

Global

Pakistan interfering in Gujarat elections: Modi

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk PALANPUR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged Pakistan was interfering in Gujarat Assembly polls, and sought an explanation from the Congress over its top partymen who are said to have recently met leaders from the neighbouring country. Addressing a poll rally in Palanpur, the Prime Ministere also raised questions over the […]

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‘Iran ready to restore ties with SA if it cuts ties with Israel’

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk Tehran: Iran President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia if it stops bombing Yemen and cuts its alleged ties with Israel. In a speech broadcast on Sunday, Rouhani said that Iran and Saudi Arabia could have “good relations” if the Saudis end their “misguided friendship” […]

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Indian soldier kills four comrades

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

F.P. Report NEW DELHI: An official of told Indian media on Sunday that an Indian paramilitary soldier killed four of his companions and injured another inside a military camp in central India. The official added the soldier opened fire on his fellow soldiers in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh state on India on Saturday evening. According to local […]

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Hundreds of Indonesians protest against US move on Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesian protested in front of US Embassy in Jakarta on Sunday against US President Donald Trump decision for recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel and the protestors were waving banners saying Palestine is in our hearts. Indonesia is the home to the world largest Muslim population condemned the US move […]

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Dozens injured in fresh Palestinian protests

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Dozens of Palestinians were injured in fresh protests in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza strip on Saturday amid tension over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In a statement, the Palestinian Red Crescent said 10 Palestinians were injured with rubber bullets, while 36 others suffered […]

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Abbas refuses to meet Pence

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to the region and there will be no communication between U.S. and Palestinian officials Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki said on Saturday. Maliki comments were made before an Arab League meeting in Cairo to discuss President Donald Trump’s […]

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Opposition walks out over govt’s failure to table FATA reforms bill in NA

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The opposition protested and walkout in the National Assembly on Tuesday after the government didn’t table the FATA reforms bill on Tuesday. Opposition Leader Syed Khursheed Shah strongly criticized the government behavior regarding the FATA reforms bill and adding that PML-N is not serious about the implementation of the FATA Reforms Bill. […]

Sindh govt at forefront in CPEC, says Shah

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information, Labour, Human Resources, Transport & Mass Transit Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that Government of Sindh has led from the front in CPEC and the first 300 plus MW of energy of CPEC were deployed via wind energy plants in Sindh. “The Government of Sindh offers a […]

Shujat advises govt to refrain from changing Namoos-e-Risalat laws

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has advised the government to refrain from changing Namoos-e-Risalat (?) laws. He was talking to a delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) comprising Central Secretary General Liaquat Baloch, Naib Amir Dr Farid Piracha and Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab Mian Maqsood Ahmed which called on him at his […]

Snowfall in murree attracts a large number of tourists

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A large number of tourists, mainly from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, thronged to Malka-e-Kohsar Murree to enjoy the first snowfall of the season. According to the Pakistan Meterological Department (PMD) a senior official said, “About one feet snowfall fallen in the area, he said more snowfall expected in the coming […]

12,000 cops found with patchy background, SC told

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday was informed by the provincial authorities that as many as 12,000 police officials and personnel were found involved in misuse of powers and having patchy background. The apex court bench comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah was hearing a case pertaining to the involvement […]

NAB appointed Justice (retd) Shah Khawar as bureau’s special prosecutor

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Justice (retd) Shah Khawar has been appointed as special prosecutor of National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The NAB issued a statement on Tuesday in this regard and informed that Shah Khawar was appointed by NAB as its special prosecutor. Shah Khawar is a former judge of the Lahore High Court  and a senior […]

Afghanistan

US support holding timely, credible election

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells during her three-day visit to Afghanistan discuss issues of mutual importance with Afghan officials, according to a statement on Wednesday. Wells held fruitful meetings with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Mohammad […]

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NATO vows to protect children in conflict

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has signed and put into force a child protection policy, shielding children from the adverse effects of armed conflict. Minister of Defense Tariq Shah Bahrami signed the initiative — the outcome of a year-long Afghan-led effort to codify measures for protection of children, including the prevention of violence against […]

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25 Daesh fighters killed in drone strike

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than two dozens of Daesh gunmen were killed after a drone strike in the bordering Achin district of Nangarhar province, police said Wednesday. The NATO-led foreign forces’ unmanned aircraft bombed Daesh hideout in Sheen Chobi area of Mamond Dara, Achin district, yesterday, killing 25 gunmen, said Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, spokesman of […]

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US military release video of airstrike

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US military has released a video which purportedly shows an airstrike that target one of the most senior leaders of the Taliban group. The video shows the airstrike on the leader of the Red Unit of the Taliban Mulah Shah Wali who was killed in the raid on 1st December. A […]

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HPC sets no pre-condition for talks with Afghan Taliban

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) Chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili at a ceremony in Kabul on Wednesday said the council is ready to start peace talks with the Taliban without any pre-condition. He said the Taliban can open their office, for the peace talks, in any part of the world and even in […]

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Taliban rejects NDS claims of killing a top Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban rejected the government claims of killing of a top Al-Qaeda leader in a joint Afghan and US forces operation in Afghanistan. Zabiullah Mujahid, Spokesman of Taliban said while talking to local media that killing of the militants in Zabul, Ghazni, and Paktia are propaganda of government with the aim to hide […]

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Business

Pakistani Kinow exports grew to Indonesia by $48 million

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Kinow (citrus fruit) export to Indonesia has increased to 150 percent to $ 48 million in the current year comparing to last year $ 20 million. Official of commerce ministry told media that the export increased because policies of the government and trade agreement with Indonesia. During the negotiation, Indonesia agreed […]

State Bank enhances Quarterly Compendium

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In order to provide relevant and up to date information to the stakeholders about the state of the affairs of the Banking System, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) regularly publishes banking statistics in the form of Quarterly Compendium (QC) on its website. The QC provides financial data as well as information on […]

Rice growers urged to promote sustainable production

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Rice growers, exporters and millers are stressed to follow and promote the sustainable production of the commodity to meet the growing demand of international market. This was stated by Director Van Sillevoldt Rijst (VSR) Netherland, Henk Verschoor who visited the Rice Partners Pvt Ltd (RPL) plant in Muridke, according to a message […]

Haier open flagship store at Packages Mall Lahore

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Haier’s newly opened flagship store at Packages Mall Lahore is proving to be a real crowd puller, with visitors and customers alike. The flagship store, the first of several more planned for other major cities, signals the start of a major drive to strengthen the brand’s image, visibility, equity and market presence. […]

Rs 10b saved by banning import of tomatoes

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Food Bilal Yaseen while chairing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Price control has noted that local farmers have been strongly encouraged on banning imports of Indian vegetables and Pakistan has saved Rs.10 billion foreign exchange from July to November for not importing tomatoes from the neighboring country. This […]

SBP launches ‘Asaan Remittance Account’

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In line with its efforts to enhance outreach of basic financial services to unbanked or underserved segment of the population, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in collaboration with Pakistan Remittance Initiative (PRI) has launched ‘Asaan Remittance Account’ to be opened by banks with simplified procedures. The objective of this initiative is to […]

Sports

Imam-ul-Haq leads Lahore Blues to win National T20

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Imam-ul-Haq played a winning knock for the Lahore Blues and paved way for the team to become a National T20 champion. The final match of the tournament was played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Thursday between Lahore Blues and Lahore Whites in which Lahore Whites sets 128 target for the Blues. In […]

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National T20: Lahore Blues beat Lahore Whites in final

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Lahore Blues comfortably won the National T20 Cup by beating Lahore whites by seven wickets with nearly three over to spare. Lahore Whites set a target of 128 for the opponent in the stipulated 20 over as from the start of the innings, the batsmen of Lahore Whites were struggling and despite […]

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Pak-India cricket series: PCB sends legal to ICCC

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sent a legal notice to the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday to set up a Dispute Resolution Committee for judging the matter of Indian cricket board for not fulfilling its promise of playing bilateral series with Pakistan. As per the PCB source, he added that after […]

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West Indies is ready to surprise New Zealand in test series: Holder

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: West Indies Skipper, Jason Holder has said that the morale of the team is high ahead of the New Zealand series. He added that West Indies team is in a very good position to win the two mathc series as we starting to the series at Wellington on Friday and he are […]

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Pakistan will try to continue the winning streak on New Zealand tour: Sarfaraz Ahmed

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Captain of Pakistan Cricket team has said that we will try to continue the winning streak in Pakistan’s tour to New Zealand for five One-Day International (ODI) and three Twenty-20 International (T20I). He said this while talking to media persons at Karachi. Sarfaraz said that Pakistan performed well in the […]

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Saeed Ajmal bids farewell to cricket career

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Curtains fell on the prolific cricket career of spin-wizard Saeed Ajmal with the defeat of Faisalabad in the semi-final of National T20 Championship in Rawalpindi on Wednesday. The 40-year old bowler, who led his regional team to the semi-final of national T20, was given a guard of honour by players of Lahore […]

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Fashion

Salman suffered health issues while shooting Tiger Zinda Hai

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan, Bollywood superstar suffered health issues during the shooting of his next movie, Tiger Zinda Hai. The Indian media reported that the 52 year old Salman Khan was struggling to give the perfect shot as he suffered health issues to shot scenes in Austria. Ali Abbas Zafar, director of the film […]

Attempt to commit suicide after rift with Sunil Grover: Kapil Sharma

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian comedian, Kapil Sharma has said that he tried to commit suicide after the fight with Sunil Grover. This he said while talking to journalists at the trailer launch of his upcoming movie Firangi. Kapil said that he went into depression and mentally was in very bad condition after his fight with Grover. […]

Katrina looks fierce in upcoming “Tiger Zinda Hai” film

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Katrina Kaif is all set to play her role as a Pakistani spy in the upcoming movie along with Salman Khan with the title of “Tiger Zinda Hai”. Katrina Kaif playing a paksitani spy character and she looks fierce and intense and has had ditch her usual glamorous looks. Director, Ali Abbas […]

Saif Ali Khan to appear in Sacred Games series

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Saif Ali Khan is all set to star in Netflix’s upcoming original series titled Sacred Games which may have four seasons. In the Sacred Games, Saif will play a role of Sartaj Singh. The show revolves around the complicated web of organized crime, corruption, and politics of India. The local media outlet […]

Salman lashes out at Priyank Sharma for making personal comments on Arshi Khan in Big Boss 11 Show

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan, host of Big Boss 11 show lashed out Priyank Sharma for targeting Arshi Khan and making personnel comments about her past. Salman got angry over Priyank Sharma comments regarding Arshi Khan and said that no one has the right to talk about anyone personal life, religious and sexuality and strictly […]

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 […]

Peshawar

Govt approves 700 dental surgeon posts

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Young Doctors Association organized all Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dentistry Convention here at Khyber Collage of Dentistry Peshawar on Wednesday. Dr. Murtaza from YDA said and that still in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in most of the district headquarter hospital and Teaching Hospital as well as in RHCs there was no one dental surgeon available. He […]

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‘Women empowerment is a key to poverty eradication’

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak has said that “Women Empowerment” is a key to poverty eradication, building resilient societies, economies and promoting sustainable development. It is an essential component of human development and basic human right, he added. He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of “Women Empowerment Policy” at CM House, […]

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CM appreciates KPOGCL for oil gas exploration

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak Tuesday appreciating achievements of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL) in exploration and exploitation of oil and gas assured continued flow of resources for meeting needs of the company. He was presiding over a meeting held at Chief Minister House here. Secretary Finance, Shakeel […]

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80% HIV spread in Pakistan through IDU

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: 80 per cent of the HIV is spread in Pakistan through Injection Drug Use (IDU), including unprotected sex, use of used syringes and expatriates infected in the Middle East. It is estimated that the number of HIV positive persons in Punjab reached 64,000 followed by Sindh with 56,000. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has an […]

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KTH saved 22 lives in ATI terrorist attack

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Teaching Hospital has received a total of 22 patients injured in Agricultural Training Institution attack. The patients were brought to the Accident & Emergency Department. KTH received 25 victims out of which three (3) were dead on the scene of incident. 22 victims were immediately given the treatment. 5 of the […]

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KP Govt notifies rates for sugar beet

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has directed rates for sugar beet and sugar cane for farmers that the managements of seven sugar mills of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Food Department of KP said the sugar mills shall pay Rs 175 the minimum support price of sugar beet per 40 Kg at the factory […]

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Home Districts

Media’s positive role imperative for peace

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report GILGIT: Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister, Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman here Wednesday said the positive role of media was imperative for promotion of peace, democracy, tolerance and inter-faith harmony in the society. He said social media was a challenge and keeping in view of its different aspects, cyber crimes act has been enforced for which […]

‘Electoral processes inclusive for all citizens’

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Pakistan Alliance for Inclusive Elections (PAIE) has expressed a dire need to make Pakistan’s electoral processes more inclusive and accessible for persons with disabilities. This was shared on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebrated at Centre for peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI). In a statement issued […]

Training workshop on documentary production held

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Department of Journalism and Mass communication, University of Malakand (UoM) on Wednesday organized a daylong intensive training workshop on ‘Documentary Production’ in collaboration with the ministry of information and broadcasting at its main campus Chakdara. The ministry’s, digital campaign manager Akmal Khan was guest speaker of the event. The main objective […]

Significance of technical education stressed

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Member Provincial Assembly Mufti Gulab Khan Kakar has said that Balochistan is facing great challenges due to lack of sufficient technical expertise. Skill development and technical education are the key factors in economy development. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Nexus computer institute here. The elected member, who was the […]

Sports gala arranged by Timergara TMA concludes

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The sports Gala organized by the Timergara tehsil municipal administration concluded here on Tuesday. The sports Gala lasted for 14 days during which sports’ competitions of cricket, football, volleyball, badminton, tug of war and ‘kabuddi’ were held at Talash and Timergara grounds. A prize distribution function was held at the Timergara rest […]

Gul-e-Dawoodi exhibition starts in Malakand Varsity

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The University of Malakand (UoM) organized a week long 6th annual exhibition of Gul-e-Dawoodi at the main campus Chakdara. The vice chancellor Prof Dr Gul Zaman inaugurated the exhibition along with some of the disabled students of the varsity during a function largely attended by faculty members, students, administration and special persons. […]

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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 […]

Moscow nears ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2017

Sami Moubayed By the end of this year, Syria will be free of Islamic State, apart from small pockets that will disappear with time. Russian President Vladimir Putin will have achieved what he set out to with his Syria intervention back in September 2015: to rid the country of armed jihadist groups, while empowering his […]

The story of Pakistan’s Tattered Economy – Foreign Debt and the Twin Deficits

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

Shabbir Ahmad With sky high foreign debt, rising imports, declining exports and widening fiscal deficit, Pakistan’s economy is going through a challenging phase. The KSE-100 index has dropped 25% during the last four months. Earlier this year, it progressed to its all-time high points (52,876) but that progress proved to be short lived. Speaking of […]

Idlib: the next chapter in Syria’s humanitarian tragedy

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

Muhammad Ghazi Idlib province in northwestern Syria, is the last bastion of resistance to Assad in the war-weary country. It now faces a humanitarian catastrophe. Idlib province in Syria has long been condemned to underdevelopment, one does not have to look far to see this. The people boast that when the father of Bashar al […]

Editorial

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 […]

Tillerson’s visit

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2017

The policy makers have workout their agenda for talks with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is arriving in Islamabad on his maiden visit to enlist Pakistan’s help for American efforts to reach a peaceful solution in Afghanistan. Tillerson visit comes amid a surge in violence in Afghanistan where the US led coalition […]

Fiscal indiscipline

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2017

The debt burden is piling up at a rapid pace as the federal government domestic debt has increased to 15.4 trillion by the end of July and half of it comprised short term loans. A net increase of 1.534 trillion was recorded in the domestic debt in the past one year which is 11 percent […]

Istanbul declaration

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2017

D-8 summit meeting ended with Istanbul declaration which envisages closer economic and cultural cooperation between the member states. It was agreed to establish a” D-8 Project Support Fund “to sustain the ongoing and completed projects. The declaration underlined the progress in civil aviation and development of all modes of transportation for efficient connectivity among the […]

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