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Five policemen martyred, 15 injured in Quetta suicide bombings: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: At least five policemen were martyred while fifteen other sustained injuries in multiple suicide bombings in Quetta and Mian Gundi areas, the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) reported Tuesday. The media-wing of army stated that two suicide bombers were killed by security personnel in Mian Ghundi while a third suicide bomber detonated his […]

ECP extends deadline for registration of voters till April 30

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday extended the deadline for registration of voters till April 30 for the forthcoming general elections. According to ECP officials, the deadline has been extended on requests received from different segments of society. The electoral body asked all those who are still not registered as […]

Pakistan, Russia agree to expand defence cooperation

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Commander Russian Federation Ground Forces Colonel General Oleg Salyukov have agreed to expand military to military cooperation between the two countries. Gen Qamar met Col-Gen Salyukov at the Kremlin Palace after arriving in Moscow on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the […]

Pakistan, India 2019 World Cup match dates confirmed

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The marquee clash of the 2019 World Cup between Pakistan and India will take place on June 16 in Manchester, sources have confirmed. The match between the arch-rivals is considered to be the best during any tournament and the International Cricket Council (ICC) mostly pits them together in any tournament. Case in […]

Nawaz Sharif asks NAB to investigate the elevation of Saqib Nisar as CJP

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister and facing corruption cases in accountability court, Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should investigate the unusual elevation of Saqib Nisar from law secretary to the top judge of the country. Nawaz questioned this while talking to media persons outside the accountability court. […]

Senate eligibility case: Apex court dismisses Dar’s medical certificate

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court rejected the medical certificate of Senator Ishaq Dar in Senate election eligibility case and ordered him to appear before the court. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench as it conducted hearing of the case on Tuesday. CJP asked the Dar’s lawyer Salman Butt […]

Global

Beijing will continue to support Pakistan: Chinese vice president

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Monitoring Desk): Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Wang Qishan has reaffirmed China’s support to Pakistan’s independence, sovereignty and counter-terrorism efforts. “China will continue to contribute to Pakistan’s economic development,” the Chinese vice president said during a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Beijing on Tuesday. Wang stressed that […]

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Hosting Macron, Trump rips into ‘disaster’ Iran deal

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump pilloried the Iran nuclear deal as “insane” Tuesday and threatened “problems” if Tehran restarts controversial programs, exposing a deep rift with European allies. Hosting French President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office, Trump punctured a carefully choreographed display of trans-Atlantic camaraderie with an angry tirade against the three-year-old nuclear […]

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China fails to get Indian support for Belt and Road ahead of Modi-Xi summit

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China failed to get India’s support for its ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project at the end of a foreign ministers’ meeting of a major security bloc on Tuesday, ahead of an ice-breaking trip to China this week by India’s prime minister. The Belt and Road is Chinese President Xi Jinping’s landmark scheme […]

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Bangladesh factory disaster survivors demand justice five years on

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

SAVAR (AFP): Hundreds of Bangladeshis staged protests and tearful tributes at Rana Plaza Tuesday on the fifth anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters, when a textile fctory complex collapsed and killed at least 1,130 people. Survivors and relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial while labour […]

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At least 37 Maoists killed in jungle raids in India

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Police said Tuesday that dozens of Maoist guerrillas had been killed in jungle raids in India’s remote interior by commandos fighting the country’s longest-running conflict. Ambushes on rebel camps over the past two days in forest deep inside the western state of Maharashtra have left at least 37 fighters dead, police said. […]

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Ten dead, 15 injured as van hit pedestrians in Toronto  

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: Police confirmed that at least ten people have been killed and 15 others were injured after a van hit a number of pedestrians in Toronto. Toronto police told media that the incident was occurred on Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East around 1 pm local time, in a result ten people are […]

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Pakistan

Nawaz, Imran two sides of same coin: Bilawal Bhutto

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif and PTI chief Imran Khan are two sides of the same coin. The chairman PPP stated this while talking to a delegation of party workers from Faisalabad and Sargodha who called on him at Zardari House Islamabad on Tuesday. Bilawal Bhutto said […]

Imran cancels Walled City of Lahore visit for ‘big wicket’

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Minutes after his arrival at the Data Darbar shrine, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan cancelled his planned political engagements in Lahore s Bhati Gate, Mochi Gate, Sherawala Gate areas and departed for Islamabad . It is believed that Khan hads cancelled his politicial engagemnts and departed for Islamabad to get what […]

Hajj 2018: Ministry seeks Rs4b subsidy to facilitate pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ministry for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has demanded Rs4 billion subsidy from the Ministry of Finance for covering up additional expenses of intending hajj pilgrims during Hajj 2018. This move came after considering imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT) by the Saudi government which has ultimately caused a price […]

JI proposes three names for caretaker Punjab CM

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Tuesday proposed three names for the slot of caretaker Punjab chief minister. The party’s Punjab parliamentary leader Waseem Akhtar after consultation with the party proposed the names of Dr Safdar Mahmood, Mian Allah Nawaz and Khizar Hayat Gondal. The current government is expected to conclude its five-year term on […]

Centre, provinces at odds over development budget for next fiscal year

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Differences between the federal government and provinces over development budget emerged at a meeting of the National Economic Council on Tuesday prompting a walkout by the chief ministers of Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Flanked by Pervez Khattak and Abdul Quddus Bizenjo at a joint press conference here, Sindh CM Murad Ali […]

Sukkur’s healthcare as good as Europe’s: Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: The opposition leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, said Sukkur is competing with Europe in healthcare facilities. “Foreigners, who visit National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Sukkur, say even the US has fewer state-of-the-art hospitals like the one we have in Sukkur,” said the PPP leader while addressing a ceremony in […]

Afghanistan

NATO wants to increase strength of Afghan Special Forces

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH: NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative Cornelius Zimmermann has said NATO wanted to increase the strength of Afghan Special Forces. Cornelius Zimmermann said this in a meeting with Helmand Governor Hayatullah Hayat and other officials at a special meeting during his visit to the province on Monday. Helmand Governor Hayatullah Hayat briefed the participants […]

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17 IS-K fighters killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces killed 17 Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) or Daesh fighters in the Haska Maina district of Nangarhar province, officials said Monday. Six IS-K’s bases, nine tunnels and numerous weapons were also destroyed in artillery attacks in the Gorgorai area of Haska Maina over the past 24 hours, Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman of Nangarhar […]

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Afghan exports to Iran go down, imports up

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Iran’s exports to Afghanistan have gone up by more than 21 percent in terms of tonnage and 13.57 percent in year-on-year value, a media report said on Monday. The neighbouring country exported 5.91 million tonnes of commodities worth $2.79 billion to Afghanistan last year, the Financial Times reported. Pharmaceuticals, low-density oil, related […]

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Doctors give govt 10 days to ensure their security

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least two doctors have been killed, seven kidnapped and 40 others threatened over the past six months in eastern Nangarhar province. During a sit-in in Jalalabad, the doctors warned of stopping work if the provincial administration failed to ensure their security within 10 days. The called on security organs to take […]

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New Indian ambassador presents credentials to Afghan President

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the credentials of the new Ambassador of India to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said a ceremony was organized in ARG Palace where Ambasador Kumar presented his credentials to President Ghani. The two sides also discussed the bilateral relations between the two […]

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Gunmen torch 3 telecom towers

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Anti-government gunmen torched three towers of different telecom companies in the Muhammad Agha district of Logar province, officials said Monday. The anti-government gunmen attacked the towers of MTN, Afghan Wireless, Etisalat and Areeba telecom companies in the Ghaznikhil area of Muhammad Agha district, setting all its equipment on fire, said Salim Saleh, […]

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Business

Pakistani rupee loses ground in open market

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Panic buying pushed the US dollar as high as Rs118.5 in the open market on Monday, its highest level during intra-day trading, prompting the central bank to call an emergency meeting of currency dealers as gap with the inter-bank rate widened. While dealers came to grips with high demand for the greenback, the […]

Access of mobile phones can deliver banking to rural areas: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The spread of mobile phones to all corners of the world offers the opportunity to deliver banking services to poor and rural areas, improving lives, the World Bank says in a report Thursday. Access to a bank account can especially help women, who are more likely to save and to spend on […]

Pakistan will not suffer from US-China trade war

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economy is least integrated in the global value chain and hence, will not suffer significantly from the recent US-China trade war in the short-term. However, Pakistan should revisit its trade and industrial policy and direct its production incentives and preferences under free trade agreements towards products that are in demand in countries […]

US existing home sales edge higher in March        

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

  WASHINGTON (APP): US sales of existing homes rose in March for the second month as the market recovered from unfavorable winter weather, according to industry data released Monday. But headwinds in the market meant homebuying remained below recent peaks, amid mounting prices and tight supply making homes harder to find. Sales rose 1.1 percent […]

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

BOK posts pre-tax profit of Rs.689m in 1st quarter

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Board of Directors (BoD) of the Bank of Khyber (BOK) held its 149th meeting to approve the quarterly results for the 1st quarter 2018 ended March 31, 2018. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Khan Bangash, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Chairman BOK Board of Directors. The […]

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Sports

Aqeel Khan again wins CAS Tennis Championship

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s ace tennis player Aqeel Khan lifted the trophy of the 37th Chief of the Air Staff Khyber Cup Open Tennis Championship after defeating Muhammad Abid in the final played at PAF Officers’ Mess Peshawar. Pakistan’s star player Aqeel Khan defeated Muhammad Abid in straight sets with the score 6-0 and 6-1. […]

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Wahab Riaz’s ruled out of 2018 Pakistan Cup

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz, who is set to undergo a nose surgery, has been ruled out of participating in the upcoming Pakistan Cup. Riaz’s nose had been causing him problems since a while and after consulting with the doctors, he has been advised to undergo the surgery which is expected to take […]

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England captain Root hints at changes for Pakistan Tests

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

BENGALURU (Agencies): England Test captain Joe Root has indicated a few changes in the Test squad for the upcoming two-match series against Pakistan. Root has completed a little over a year in his captaincy role and following the underwhelming results over the last few months, where the Three Lions suffered a 4-0 Ashes defeat against […]

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Sharapova eyes more grand slam glory

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Maria Sharapova will not settle for lower-tier titles after making her comeback last year and the former world number one is determined to add to her five grand slam crowns. The 31-year-old Russian returned from a 15-month doping ban at the Stuttgart Grand Prix last April and Sharapova has since won one title, […]

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FIFA planning special meeting to discuss new competitions

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

ZURICH (Agencies): FIFA will hold a special meeting to discuss ambitious plans for a revamped version of the Club World Cup and a new global Nations League competition, soccer’s world governing body said on Monday. FIFA did not, however, comment on a BBC report that the meeting would take place in May and that the […]

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Pakistan, India 2019 World Cup match dates confirmed

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The marquee clash of the 2019 World Cup between Pakistan and India will take place on June 16 in Manchester, sources have confirmed. The match between the arch-rivals is considered to be the best during any tournament and the International Cricket Council (ICC) mostly pits them together in any tournament. Case in […]

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Fashion

Teaser of ‘Sanju’ is out, shows many faces of Sanjay Dutt

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The wait is finally over, as the much-anticipated teaser of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s biopic ‘Sanju’ is out and you cannot tell if that’s Ranbir Kapoor or Sanjay Dutt. The teaser covering all stages of Sanjay Dutt’s life gives a glimpse into roller-coaster life of the Bollywood star. The movie is the product […]

Tiger Shroff flaunts his torso in new picture

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBARI: Tiger Shroff is hell-bent on making men green with envy and the pic embedded below is a proof. The handsome hunk, who is a huge hit already has made women go gaga over his beautifully crafted body but his latest photo is drool-worthy. In the pic, we can see a shirtless Tiger […]

Pakistani film ‘Shor Sharaba’ to hit cinemas on April 27

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Sohail Khan producer of film ‘Shor Sharaba’ informed media persons that their film will be released on April 27 in Pakistan and Dubai at the same time. Sohail Khan told media that the team did a lot of hard work pre or post-production period to make it a great success. Meanwhile, the […]

Rajpal Yadav sentenced to six months in jail in loan recovery case

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Actor Rajpal Yadav has been sentenced to six-month imprisonment for not repaying a loan worth Rs. 8 crore by a Delhi court. Rajpal and his wife who had taken the loan from a Delhi-based businessman for his directorial debut, Ata Pta Lapata, in 2010 failed to repay it. They had agreed […]

Ali Zafar sends legal notice to Meesha Shafi over ‘reckless allegations’

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Meesha-Zafar brawl on Monday took a new twist after Ali Zafar on Monday sent a legal notice to Meesha Shafi over hurling ‘reckless accusations’. The legal notice stated that Meesha Shafi had hurled reckless allegations at Ali Zafar and made false claims pertaining to sexual harassment. Ali Zafar—in his legal notice—demanded Meesha […]

Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra’s Namaste England to hit cinemas in October

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s Namaste England has Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor playing the lead characters. The film will mostly be shot in Mumbai, Punjab and the United Kingdom. Sources close to the film claim that the film will have the lead actors travel across half the globe. According to a report in a leading daily, […]

Technology

Access of mobile phones can deliver banking to rural areas: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The spread of mobile phones to all corners of the world offers the opportunity to deliver banking services to poor and rural areas, improving lives, the World Bank says in a report Thursday. Access to a bank account can especially help women, who are more likely to save and to spend on […]

Huawei’s digital assistant may replace human interactions

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk Huawei is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant that will provide better emotional interactions with its users. The emotionally intelligent assistant is inspired by the science fiction movie Her. The team is envisioning to develop a system that cancels out the requirement of touching a smartphone to use it. Rather than just feeding hardcoded responses, […]

Apple to replace faulted batteries in newer MacBook Pros

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

It hasn’t been that long since the iPhone battery fiasco, but Apple already has another battery issue to deal with. The tech giant has launched a battery replacement program for 13-inch MacBook Pros without Touch Barmanufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. A “limited number” of its base Pro laptops are prone to a component failure — it didn’t […]

Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) to be launch on April 25

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk Xiaomi’s Mi 6X is confirmed to launch on April 25 at an event to be held in China. The upcoming mid-range smartphone is said to borrow design elements such as a vertical dual rear camera setup and an edge-to-edge display. In the latest set of teasers, Xiaomi has posted official selfie shots that are […]

Zuckerberg under pressure over data scandal

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk STRASBOURG: Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans. The world’s largest social network is under fire worldwide after information about nearly 87 million users wrongly ended […]

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE likely to lose Android license

By The Frontier Post | April 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON: Chinese smartphone maker ZTE’s US woes deepened on Tuesday, as regulators proposed new rules that could cut into its sales, while a supply ban means it may not be able to use Android software in its devices, according to a source. The US Commerce Department banned American firms on Monday from selling parts and […]

Health

Fat waist with normal weight bigger health problem than obesity

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: People of “normal” weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers Friday, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines. How fat is distributed on a person’s frame determined disease risk as much as how much fat they had overall, according to an […]

Diabetes: experts develop better wound healing

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk The Yale University research uncovered the role of a particular protein in maintaining the wounds and suggested that reversing its effects could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes. “We discovered that a specific protein, thrombospondin-2 (TSP2), is elevated in wounds of patients with diabetes as well as in animal models of […]

Researchers discover cancer diagnosis implant

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA (Xinhua): Swiss scientists have developed an early warning system for four most common types of cancer, so that a visible mole will appear on the skin should a tumor develop, according to a press release from Zurich Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) on Sunday. In the research, which has been published in […]

Low Vitamin D increases risk of Diabetes: Study

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk People with vitamin D deficiency are more vulnerable to diabetes and have up to five times more chances of developing the disease, ScienceDaily reports. The conclusion comes from a decade-long study by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Seoul National University in South Korea. The research, conducted from 1997 until 2009, explores […]

Belly fat can cause heart problems

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows that the location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. Adults with normal body mass index (BMI) and extra belly fat (termed “central obesity”) had a […]

Health dept to engage female teachers in anti-polio drive

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The District Health Department has decided to engage female schoolteachers in the upcoming anti polio drive to achieve the immunization of targeted population against crippling disease successfully. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting held at the district headquarters complex Tajazai on Saturday. Local deputy commissioner Muhammad […]

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Travel

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

The perfect way to use Your Airplane Oxygen Mask

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk The frightening and tragic accident on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, in which one passenger died, is an uncomfortable reminder to always pay attention to those pre-flight safety instructions. Except for a few minor injuries, the other passengers on the flight were safe and were instructed to use their oxygen masks after the […]

Thousands passengers stranded due to Air France strikes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: At least 40,000 passengers have been left stranded by the latest Air France strike, with a similar number likely to be affected tomorrow. The management have warned the stoppages are “putting the company’s future in danger”. Pilots, cabin crew and ground staff working for the French airline are on their eighth day of industrial […]

British Airways keen to buy up its Norwegian rival

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk It’s no surprise that in the same week British Airways launched its no-frills fares on long-haul flights, the UK flag carrier considers a move for Norwegian. After all, the Scandinavian airline is all-but the reason BA felt the need to introduce hand luggage-only fares on its longer routes to compete with more fervour at the […]

Superb Egypt temple that had to be moved

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk Deep within the interior of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel, carved into a mountainside in southern Egypt’s ancient Nubian Valley, lies a vast, wondrous world. Pillars adorned with intricate military artworks support a ceiling painted with winged vultures. Floor-to-ceiling hieroglyphics depicting the victorious battles of Pharaoh Ramses II, the same man responsible […]

These 25 cities have the worst traffic jams in Europe

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk Paris is the third most congested city in Europe behind only London in second and Moscow, a runaway leader, new data shows. Motorists in the French capital spend on average 65 hours a year in traffic, according to statistics from Inrix global traffic scorecard and the Department for Transport analyzed by GoCompare. Londoners […]

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Article

Saudi Arabia and Iran: Two pains in the neck

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Yusuf Kaplan Saudi Arabia “boiled over” the previous night. U.S. media suddenly spread coup rumors in the country. To be honest, a “coup” did happen in the country, but it happened a while ago. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was placed in a position by the Jewish power in the U.S. to control everything in […]

Decoding Pompeo’s words at U.S. Senate

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi The CIA Director “Mike Pompeo”, who is nominee for Secretary of State, has recently mentioned meaningful words in his hearing at the Senate on Iran and the nuclear deal. In his words, he acknowledged that Iran was not after nuclear weapons even before the nuclear deal, nor will be in the future. On […]

Seventy years of Israel poses pressing questions for Palestinians

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Abir Kopty The Palestinian people are the only ones that can rescue their cause from the jaws of the Palestinian Authority’s defeat. It come as no great revelatory surprise to say that the Palestinian cause has been facing huge challenges in the last two decades. The Israeli occupation is “flourishing”. The Palestinians are more divided […]

Centennial of Azerbaijani genocide

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

Khazar Ibrahim Over the past two centuries, our ancestors in the Southern Caucasus and Asia Minor were constantly subjected to massacres and genocides as a result of persecution at the hands of Armenians. Starting in the 19th century, Armenian nationalists spread in the Southern Caucasus with the help of their supporters following their fabricated ideals […]

Islamophobia and move towards authoritarianism

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Dr. Farid Hafez While most far-right political parties are still in opposition, some have gained major influence by becoming governing parties, as the Austrian, Bulgarian, and Finnish cases indicate. More than that, the politics of the far-right receives wide appreciation, even among center-right and center-left parties. A recent example thereof is Hun-gary’s Fidesz party, which […]

Strike on Assad and Israel’s side-war

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Dr. Makram Rabah As the world anxiously watched the unfolding of the Western punitive strike against Bashar al-Assad, much speculation has risen about the repercussions of such a move and to what extent this military action would trigger a wider regional conflict involving Israel and Iran. Shortly after the recent chemical attack on Douma, four […]

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Editorial

Pre-poll violence in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Independent Election Commission has announced the schedule for polls of Wolesi Jirga and district councils in Afghanistan which will be held on October 20 and the results will be announced on November 10 and December 20 respectively. But the trend of violence in this war torn country is also on the rise to prevent the […]

Recipe of selective change!

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Addressing a function at Nowshera, KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has claimed that the process of positive change has been completed to greater extent and reaming work will be completed in the next government of PTI. He said drastic reforms have been introduced in health, education, and other government and semi government departments and governing […]

Optimism of economy’s turnaround

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Minister for Interior and Planning Ahsan Iqbal, while presiding over a meeting of Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) expressed optimism about the turned around of the economy in the next fiscal year. He said that current account deficit will be brought down to $12 billion by reversing the double digit trend in imports. He said […]

Chief Justice visit of LRH

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

PTI government’s myth of change, building of institutions and marvelous performance exploded and dissolved in thin air when the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar visted the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) and heard peoples complaints there besides listening to public grievances in the courtroom. The PTI leadership used to lambast the PML-n government in […]

Research and specialization

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Addressing the Senate meeting of Abdul Wali Khan University, KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jaghra emphasized for giving impetus to research and specialization to produce world class researchers and academicians. He said the nation needs such scholars who can guide the people to face contemporary challenges. The ruling leadership is fully aware of the fact that […]

ECNEC decisions

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Headed by the Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Executive Committee of National Economic Council approved five mega projects at the total cost of Rs. 504 billion. The most important project is the construction of Diamer-Basha dam. It marks a watershed in the development planning and execution process which is hitherto hostage to the skewed […]

Letters to Editor

President House an overrated budget

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

According to the allocated budget for the office of the President for the year 2016-17, the annual expenditures of the President House were to the tune of Rs801 m. Under the head of emp­l­oyees-related expenses, a sum of Rs567m has been earmarked. Of it, Rs105m has been earmarked for salary of staff, Rs82 million for […]

Courts extension to FATA

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

In Pakistan, there are many regions that are backward and deprived. Among those areas, FATA is the most deprived territory. Since 1901, the draconian British law, Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) is imposed on FATA. In every tribal agency, Political agent being the representative of the President of Pakistan, is the executive of the agency. Political […]

Letters to Editor

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Harassment To the concerned authorities I am writing to bring In notice the issue of Board Of Intermediate Education Karachi being under total control of political party goons. Few days ago I went to Board of Intermediate Education Karachi. At the entrance few goons stopped me and asked me for the purpose of visit and […]

Intellectual growth

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

Intellectual growth is something else. One cannot relate it with having a good English. English is not our national or mother language. It is a language of the people who are living far away from us. Yes, it is an international language and it is also our co-official language. We, therefore, try to learn it […]

A novel that counters terrorism

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Social media has taken over the habit of book reading. Hence it is courageous writing a book that attracts social media’s attention too. Hafsa Rehan, a medical doctor, proves it as true. She tells our land is not as barren as others badmouth. We are able to produce a good writing that fascinates viewers. Daam-e-Lahoo […]

Child labor

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

According to a statement issued by Child Rights Movement (CRM) national secretariat, over 12.5 million children in Pakistan are involved in child labor. The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. The main reason […]

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