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Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar released from Adiala jail

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar have been released from Adiala jail after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended their sentences in the Avenfield reference. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had ordered the release of Nawaz Sharif, […]

China will continue to support Pakistan as strategic partner, President Xi tells Gen. Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Chinese President Xi Jinping on special invitation and both discussed regional security environment, challenges and way forward. Chinese President said that Pakistan is our time tested iron friend and Pakistan Army has a pivotal role towards this lasting relationship, statement issued by […]

Saudi minister meets PM Imran, discusses trade matters

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report RIYADH: Saudi Minister for Energy, Industry and Ministerial Resources Khalid A. Al-Falih called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed matters related to bilateral trade and investment between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Head of Saudi Public Investment Fund Yasir Al-Rumayyan and Adviser Saudi Cabinet’s General Secretariat Ahmed Al-Khatib also joined the meeting, held […]

Pak Navy, PMSA capture narcotics worth millions of dollars

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: In an impeccable joint maritime operation, Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) captured approximately 03 tons of Hashish worth millions of dollars from a dhow in the North Arabian Sea, spokesperson Pakistan Navy told The Frontier Post. “The intelligence based operation was conducted in coordination with Anti Narcotics Force (ANF),” […]

Pakistan’s courts independent, PTI respects IHC’s verdict: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report JEDDAH: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s courts are independent and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) respects today s verdict of Islamabad High Court (IHC). In a statement issued on Wednesday, Fawad Ch while reacting to suspension of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Muhammad Safdar’s conviction […]

IHC orders release of Sharifs, suspends Avenfield reference conviction

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court has suspended the conviction of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar in the Avenfield reference on Wednesday. The much-awaited verdict of IHC was announced on Wednesday of the petitions filed by the Sharif family against their conviction in the Avenfield reference, […]

Global

Tragic circumstances downed Russian plane: Putin

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: The downing of a Russian plane off Syria’s coast early Tuesday resulted from “a chain of tragic circumstances,” according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The downing of the Il-20 spy plane needs to be clarified, he said in Moscow on Tuesday, speaking at a news conference after meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister […]

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Netanyahu: Israel ready to assist Russia in Il-20 incident probe

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

TEL AVIV (Agencies): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reassured Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Tuesday that Tel Aviv is ready to provide Moscow with all necessary information to facilitate the probe into the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria, Netanyahu’s press service said. “The Prime Minister stressed that Israel […]

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Zimbabwe Opp MPs walk out of Mnangagwa address

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signaling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election. Members of Parliament from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) that is led by Nelson Chamisa heckled Mnangagwa when he started […]

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‘Activist was probably poisoned’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): An anti-Kremlin activist who is in Berlin for treatment was probably poisoned with a substance that has affected his nervous system, his doctors said on Tuesday. Pyotr Verzilov, publisher of a Russian online news outlet and affiliated with the anti-Kremlin band Pussy Riot, temporarily lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk, but […]

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SA’s court legalises personal, private cannabis use

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AFP): South Africa’s top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use was legal in a landmark case that had pitted law enforcement agencies against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, delivering the Johannesburg-based Constitutional Court’s unanimous verdict, declared the law banning marijuana use in private by adults “is unconstitutional […]

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Philippine miners dig for their own in landslide

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

ITOGON (AFP): The miners in the mountains of the northern Philippines usually dig for gold. But on Tuesday they were digging for their colleagues and relatives buried under a vast landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut. Searchers have already pulled over a dozen corpses from the mud and debris in the mining town of Itogon, and […]

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Pakistan

PM Imran Khan to meet Saudi King, Crown Prince today

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report MAKKAH:  Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Wednesday. Pakistani Embassy in Riyadh told that PM Imran Khan is set to discuss many important bilateral, regional and international issues with the Saudi leadership. King Salman will also host a state banquet […]

Six injured in Sheikhupura road mishap

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHUPURA: As many as six people were injured when a speeding bus hit a motorcycle rickshaw near Badu Pully at the Sheikhupura road on Tuesday. According to local news channel, three injured were shifted to Mayo hospital and they were identified as 40-year-old Ashiq, 30-year-old Ramzan and 32-year-old Waqas while 35-year-old Sabis, 23-year-old […]

Two Levies personnel martyred in militants attack

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report QILA SAIFULLAH: At least two Levies officials were martyred and another injured on late Tuesday night when some unidentified militants opened fire in the Main Bazaar of Qila Saifullah in Balochistan. According to reports, the Levies personnel were on duty when the militants, riding on motorcycles opened fire on them in the Main […]

Pakistan render huge scarifies in war against terrorism: NA Speaker

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Pakistan has rendered huge sacrifices for global peace and there was no home in Pakistan which has not affected due to terrorism.   “The war against terrorism has no linked with Pakistan it was imposed upon us and the Pakistan suffered huge loses of precious […]

CM briefed on peaceful holding of processions

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed for strict administrative and security measures during Muharamul Haram adding for constant and enhanced level of coordination among the administrative outfits and police at all tiers of governance with special focus on sensitive districts and areas of the province. This he stated in separate […]

Apex Committee reviews prevailing law and order situation in KP

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: KP Apex Committee Meeting, chaired by Governor Mr Shah Farman held at Corps Headquarter Peshawar. Senior Civil and Military officials including Chief Minister KP Mr Mehmood Khan and Commander Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt attended the meeting. The committee reviewed the prevailing law and order situation in KP and erstwhile […]

Afghanistan

Massoud warns of looming crisis amid persistent tensions over elections

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former senior presidential adviser for reforms and good governance and member of the Grand National Coalition Ahmad Zia Massoud has warned that the persistent tensions over the elections could drag the country towards a major crisis. Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Massoud said the confrontation between the political parties […]

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‘Election specific paper Tazkera distribution drive ends’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Central Civil Registration Authority on Tuesday announced an end to the paper identity also known Tazkera distribution drive. The campaign for the distribution of paper Tazkera for the elections process began in March this year, has ended Tuesday, according to a statement. The information of the people who received Tazkera […]

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Vice President condemns closure of election offices by political parties

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Second Vice President Sarwar Danish condemned the recent move of the political parties for closing the provincial election offices in certain provinces. Speaking during a gathering organized on the eve of Ashura Day, Danish said such moves are against democracy and the benefits of the people of Afghanistan. Danish further added […]

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Afghanistan’s exports 32% up in 8 months: minister

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Acting commerce and industry minister Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai on Tuesday said Afghanistan’s exports increased by 32 per cent in the first eight months of the ongoing fiscal year. Addressing a press conference here, Rahizai linked the increase in exports to implementing the National Exports Strategy, establishing air corridors and holding trade […]

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Nuristani, Nawaz sworn-in

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two more elective members of the Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament were administered oath of office on Tuesday, while one of them is yet to reach the legal age. Ahmad Yusuf Nurisitani and Nawaz Sharif Hayat were introduced to the upper house by President Ashraf Ghani. Tayyab Atta, secretary of […]

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Ghani to leave for India today

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani is leaving for India on a state visit today (Wednesday) and will meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said Tuesday. Haroon Chakhansori, a presidential spokesman, told Afghan News, President Ghani would have a special meeting with the Indian Prime Minister during his visit. Ghani would also […]

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Business

Amazon introduces in Turkey

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

ISTANBUL: Amazon.com said on Wednesday it had launched activities in Turkey, offering products across 15 categories to customers across the country. “We are committed to building our business in Turkey in the coming months by expanding our selection and delivery options,” Sam Nicols, country manager for Amazon.com said in a written statement. (Reuters)

Tesla’s Musk face criminal investigation by US Justice department  

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): Tesla Inc and its Chief Executive Elon Musk are under criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice over public statements about taking the electric carmaker private, it was reported on Tuesday. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment, while DoJ declined to comment. Federal prosecutors opened a fraud investigation, […]

Most of Ferrari cars will be hybrid by 2022: CEO Louis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

MARANELLO (AFP): Most of the cars made by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by 2022, the Italian sports car manufacturer said on Tuesday, including its first SUV. “By 2022, nearly 60 per cent of the models we produce will be built around hybrid powertrains,” new CEO Louis Camilleri said at the company’s Maranello headquarters. The […]

Honda: No-deal Brexit ‘would cost tens of millions’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The senior vice president of Honda Europe has warned that a no-deal Brexit would cost his company tens of millions of pounds. Ian Howells told the BBC that quitting the bloc without an agreement would affect the carmaker’s competitiveness in Europe. He said the Japanese firm was preparing for a no-deal outcome […]

McDonald’s workers strike over sexual harassment policy

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC News): Staff at McDonald’s restaurants in 10 US cities will walk out on Tuesday over claims the fast food giant is not doing enough to prevent sexual harassment. The strike comes after 25 women filed complaints against the chain, alleging it failed to enforce company rules against abuse. The women said they […]

Mini plant to close for a month post-Brexit

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The Mini factory in Oxford will shut down for a month after Brexit at the end of March to minimise disruption in case of a no-deal outcome. Owner BMW said its summer maintenance shutdown had been brought forward to 1 April to reduce any “possible short-term parts-supply disruption”. “While we believe this […]

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Sports

Pakistan to face India in Asia Cup today

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team is all set to face arch-rivals India in the much awaited Asia Cup match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today. Both the teams will face each other since Pakistan crushed India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval in last year and […]

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Banned Smith likely to be welcomed back, says Waugh

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Banned Australian cricketer Steve Smith is likely to be welcomed back with open arms when he returns to club cricket in Sydney at the weekend, believes former captain Steve Waugh. Smith and David Warner were banned for a year for their part in a ball-tampering scandal during a test in South Africa […]

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Stokes, Hales charged with bringing game into disrepute: ECB

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Ben Stokes and Alex Hales have been charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board following a late-night street brawl last year. The independent Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) was tasked with leading an internal investigation into the incident outside a nightclub in Bristol, southwest England, which took […]

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Kohli’s absence could prove the difference, says Sarfraz

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes India could feel the absence of their talismanic captain Virat Kohli in tomorrow’s blockbuster match, even if the side has other good options. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are set to clash in their crucial Group A match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. While Sarfraz […]

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Late Murray penalty earns Brighton 2-2 draw at Southampton

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Brighton & Hove Albion’s Glenn Murray converted a 90th-minute penalty to snatch a 2-2 draw at south-coast rivals Southampton after they fought back from two goals down in a pulsating Premier League clash on Monday. The result left Southampton in 13th place, one spot above Brighton who also have five points from as […]

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Tiger Woods returns to Ryder Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

WASHINGTON DC (Agencies): Playing in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery. The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after […]

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Fashion

Parineeti Chopra to be seen in ‘Life in a Metro’s sequel

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parineeti Chopra seems to be in a mood to grab all the right opportunities in her career currently. The actress has a few releases lined-up and she is also simultaneously working on her upcoming projects. Currently shooting for Jabariya Jodi with Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti will also feature in Akshay Kumar’s Kesari. But […]

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai to start shooting of ‘Gulab Jamun’ in 2019

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will be returning to the big screen together. The two will share screen space after a gap of 8 years as they were last seen in Mani Ratnam’s Raavan in 2010. Now they are all set to return with Gulab Jamun which will be produced by […]

Priyanka Chopra reveals she is suffering from ‘asthma’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra was all over the news lately, the reason being her engagement with Nick Jonas that continues to find its way in news reports. However, the actress is back in the headlines again after making a revelation that shocked and even inspired people. Priyanka recently took to twitter to join hands […]

Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy shares first look of ‘Made in China’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy have begun shooting for a twenty six day long schedule of their latest project Made in China. The film is being shot in Ahmedabad and the shooting schedule kicked off last week on September 11. The first look of Rajkummar and Mouni from the film was released […]

Parineeti Chopra denies rumor of Sidharth Malhotra leaving ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra are currently shooting together in Lucknow for Ekta Kapoor’s Jabariya Jodi. The rom-com, set in Bihar, has a rustic flavor and revolves around the problem of groom kidnapping, albeit with humor. The film is being directed by debutant Prashant Singh. But today, a leading daily reported that […]

Salman Khan to launch Pranutan in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is known to back those he sees talent and spark in. The actor’s latest find is yesteryear actress Nutan’s granddaughter Pranutan. The good-looking newbie is set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Zaheer Iqbal who is a debutant himself. Directed by Nitin Kakkar, the film will be produced by Salman […]

Technology

Most of Ferrari cars will be hybrid by 2022: CEO Louis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

MARANELLO (AFP): Most of the cars made by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by 2022, the Italian sports car manufacturer said on Tuesday, including its first SUV. “By 2022, nearly 60 per cent of the models we produce will be built around hybrid powertrains,” new CEO Louis Camilleri said at the company’s Maranello headquarters. The […]

WhatsApp likely to roll out ‘dark mode’ feature

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Social messaging service WhatsApp is expected to roll out a new dark mode feature in its upcoming update. The new User Interference (UI) will provide a dark background to the traditional WhatsApp interface; this can be useful at night, as it reduces the strain on users’ eyes. According to WABetaInfo, the […]

Galaxy S10 to have ‘significant’ makeover claims CEO

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: After the launch of Galaxy Note 9, all eyes are now on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S10 that might release next year. However, Samsung’s CEO has claimed that the phone will go through a significant makeover. While speaking to Chinese media, tech giant Samsung’s mobile business CEO DJ Koh said that people should […]

Samsung to reveal new Galaxy device at Galaxy event

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: We all know that Samsung had already launched the most important products it regularly brings to market in the second half of the year. Those devices include the new Galaxy Note series phone and a brand new smartwatch. The company has just announced another Galaxy event. The upcoming Galaxy event will be […]

‘German companies lost billions to cyber attacks’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Cyber-attacks and industrial espionage have caused a loss of €43 billion ($50 billion) for German companies in the last two years, a new study has revealed. Sixty-eight percent of German companies have become the victim of a cyber-attack, sabotage, data theft or espionage, German digital association Bitkom said on Thursday. “Many German […]

Apple unveils new iPhones and Watch Series

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple just announced the new iPhones (XS, XS Max, and the XR) and the Apple Watch Series 4. The world’s most valuable company today unveiled new products in the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s brand new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), along with the […]

Health

Air pollution likely to increase risk of dementia

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON: Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday. The link remained even after heavy drinking, smoking and other well established risk factors for dementia were ruled out, the researchers reported in medical journal BMJ Open. Worldwide, about seven percent of people over 65 […]

Health initiative launch for TDPs and Afghan women

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An initiative to increase access of Afghan and women and girls of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs), and host communities to quality Sexual Reproductive Health services to prevent unplanned pregnancies and decrease deliveries mortality rate was launched here on Monday. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the government of Pakistan […]

Skin diseases on the rise in Sindh province

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, Karachi, has registered 4,72,830 patients suffering from different skin aliments in last seven months and skin-related 16,165 surgeries were also performed during this time period. As per statistics issued by Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, a total 4,72,83 patients had been examined at ISDS in last seven […]

Three days polio drive to start from 21st

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: A Three-Day Anti-Polio campaign would be launched in the district from September 24 in which more than two lakh kids below the age of seven years would be provided anti-polio drops. In this connection, a meeting of the District Anti-Polio Committee was held here under the chairmanship of DC Adnan Arshad […]

Nigeria starts investigation into monkeypox outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Nigeria has launched an investigation to identify the source of a monkeypox outbreak that has infected two people in the UK with the potentially deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was cooperating with Public Health England after two apparently unrelated cases of monkeypox were reported in Cornwall and […]

Officials directed to make plan for polio refusal cases

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Kabir Afridi has underlined the need for formulating a strategy to reduce the number of refusal cases by focusing on finding sustainable solutions to the reasons behind parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children against crippling disease. Chairing a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office, […]

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Travel

‘Idiotic mistake’ caused bomb scare, delays 300 flights

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk ARIZONA: One person’s “idiotic mistake” ended up canceling hundreds of flights and inconveniencing thousands of passengers at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport on Sunday. According to the Arizona Republic, a man left a four-door silver Nissan unattended and idling curbside near Terminal 4, prompting police to investigate the vehicle. Authorities called a tow […]

China complains to Sweden over tourists’ treatment

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP): China on Monday urged Sweden to respond to its complaints about the alleged mistreatment of a Chinese family removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm. The foreign ministry and China’s embassy in Stockholm have asked Sweden to investigate the case but have yet to hear back, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters. […]

Qatar Airways inspires travellers to ignite their sense of adventure

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Qatar Airways is inspiring passengers to ignite their sense of adventure, or take time out to reconnect with family and friends by planning their next escape to one of the many beautiful, unique destinations the airline now has to offer. Whether you are already planning to take a trip, or are still […]

British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: “We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app. The stolen data did not include travel or passport details,” the airline said in a statement. British Airways Hacked, 380,000 Bank Cards ‘Compromised’ in Data Breach Photo for representative purpose only. (Photo: […]

Etihad Airways launches hand baggage-only fares

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Etihad Airways is bringing in more changes to its pricing structure. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said on Sunday it has launched a new hand-baggage-only fare, which allows Economy Class passengers to buy lower fares if they have no checked baggage. The fare includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of seven kilograms, and […]

Hotel occupancy rate in Turkey reaches nearly 75 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Hotel occupancy rate across Turkey reached 74.9 percent last month, the Turkish Hotel Association (TUROB) reported on Wednesday. According to TUROB’s report based on a survey conducted by data and analysis company STR Global, the figure rose 7.1 percent in July, compared to the same month last year. Average daily rate for […]

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Article

Civil strife within the EU Emre Gonen

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

When the European Coal and Steel Community was founded, back in 1952, the idea was to pool together the coal and steel production of five countries – Germany, France and the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Lux-embourg) – that formed part of this immense production center. By managing these strategic resources together, Jean Monnet’s idea […]

Intensification of disputes in White House

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Saeed Sobhani Disputes between US President Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have increased. Many media sources in the US are reporting the probable dismissal of Trump’s Secretary of Defense in the coming days. Meanwhile, after the presence of people such as John Bolton and Mike Pumpeo at the White House, Mattises’ power in […]

Not an easy time at all and no thanks to the US

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Martin Love The world waits to see what the Syrian Arab Army and allies are going to do now that the “West” has warned it will attack Syria if there’s a full scale assault on the terrorists in Idlib. I would humbly suggest surrounding Idlib with a single exit corridor for civilians and starve al […]

Why has Turkey banned rentals in foreign currency?

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Saad Hasan Take a stroll in Istanbul’s famous Grand Bazaar or any of the multiple storied shopping malls built in the city in the past decade. The possibility of you running into a disgruntled merchant is quite high. The  slide in the value of Turkish lira has been distressing for them. The currency has lost […]

It’s unclear whether EU will fall apart, but change is coming

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Ekaterina Blinova Change is coming, Charles Ortel, a Wall Street analyst, told Sputnik, commenting on the growing discontent with Brussels policies among Europeans and the increasing popularity of nationalist conservative parties. According to the analyst, the EU’s swollen bureaucratic apparatus remains a stumbling block in the way of Europe’s development. “The European Union’s fate is […]

Legislation and implementation of laws are way forward to protect women

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Laila Shahnawaz Gender-based violence (GBV) is a major public health and human rights issue across the globe. It is prevalent in rich and poor countries, in rural and urban areas, and in situations of conflict and in peace. Whenever there is debate on GBV, the discussion is more about highlighting violence against women as they […]

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Editorial

Check on money laundering

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

The scourge of money laundering which started almost 32 years ago flourished in the successive oligarchic civilian governments and this licit business is still on. Law Minster Dr. Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javed jointly announced a justice and accountability agreement between the United Kingdom and Pakistan aimed at repatriating “the looted wealth […]

Lingering CPEC controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

The controversy generated by the recent Financial Times report about resetting CPEC priorities refuses to go away despite the clarification issued by the Advisor to the Prime Minster on Commerce and textile that he was quoted out of context by the British newspaper. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour […]

Kalabagh dam option

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said construction of Kalabagh dam could be genuine guarantor of Pakistan’s survival. After Diamer Basha and Mohamand dam, we would build Kalabagh dam as well, if the nation stays united,” he said while addressing a ceremony in Lahore. The Chief Justice said a plan to […]

Depoliticising civil service

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Addressing the top bureaucrats at PM office in Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured to isolate the bureaucracy from political interference and asked the civil servants to support the new government in meeting the grave economic challenges confronting the country. “Coming out of financial debt trap and bringing change in colonial mindset of ruling elite […]

Renewable energy resources

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Power sector is in eternal state of crisis. From Chronic load-shedding to electricity theft, heavy distribution and transmission losses to non-payment of built-up dues because of deliberate default by the influential political and business elite. The electricity woes adversely affect the competitiveness of country’s industry, eroding its exports’ base. When the negotiations were on for […]

Exports’ surge

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

A gradual and steady surge has been witnessed in exports and trade deficit shrank to $ 6.2 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year. The pace of growth in exports beat increase in imports, indicating government administrative measures have started yielding. The trade deficit for July-August was 1.3 percent lower than […]

Letters to Editor

Imran Khan led government to focus on its plan

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Amin Yousafzai Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf  with support of its allies  have finally been successful to decorate crown of the premiership on head of the party’s  chief Imran Khan. In May last, Imran Khan had unveiled the PTI’s government 100 days plan.  One component of the said plan is that if Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf […]

PTI on the move

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Our voters have shown much better awareness in the general elections as compared to past elections. This awareness adversely affected the ruling party’s mandate. Actually, the voters have condemned “Corruption” at top level. In my view, public money must only be used in national interest & not in personal interest under any condition. The wrong […]

Shandur Polo festival

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Polo is a sport played in the central Asia some 600BC ago. It was initially partly sport and partly training of war with 100 men either side. Later on it was considered to be the sports played by nobility and military persons. The modern polo game is traced back to 1859 by British military officers. […]

The future of tribal students

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

This is an accepted fact that the wave of terrorism has made every individual and section of  the then FATA pay an irreparable loss. The houses of the public were destroyed; businesses wereblocked; people became paralyzed psychologically; life and property were looted, and even they were made compelled to quit their houses and live a […]

Attention required!

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

The administrators and citizenry at large of the country are so preoccupied with some national and international issues- like  Panama, terrorism etc.- that hardly some other genuine problems of the society make it to the national media or our public discourse. One of such overlooked issues is Thalassaemia- a rare genetic blood condition that, it […]

Private schools

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Through the section of your regarded newspaper, I might want to draw the consideration of individuals on the issue that parents of numerous students of private school complained that they were being compelled to pay the educational fee for the month of June and July. Parents said that they had gotten a circular from the […]

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