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US welcomes diplomatic development between Pakistan, India

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert has said that upcoming meeting of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the ongoing annual UN General session will likely open doors of good relations between the two important countries of South Asia. Heather Nauret said this while talking to media on Friday in Washington. […]

Asia Cup: Pakistan to face Afghanistan today

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: The Green shirts will face Afghanistan in the Super Four Asia Cup clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today (Friday). Afghanistan continues to shock the major teams in the groups after defeating Bangladesh in the final match by 136 runs on Thursday, Afghan spinner Rashid Khan scored a […]

Pakistan elected member of IAEA’s board of governors

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk VIENNA: Pakistan has once again been elected as member of board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the next two years, Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday. Out of its 170 members, the board comprises of 35 out of which 11 are elected for a two-year yearm to the IAEA’s […]

Youm-e-Ashur to be observed today

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Youm-e-Ashur, the 10th of Muharram is being observed today Friday with reverence and religious fervour across the country to pay tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions for their supreme sacrifices. Every year, this day is observed to commemorate the supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his […]

PM calls for promoting spirit of sacrifice

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD,: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that in view of immense challenges faced by the country, the need for getting united and promoting the spirit of sacrifice has become manifold, so as to counter the nefarious designs of enemies. “This is the need of the hour and is linked with our very […]

Imam Hussain’s martyrdom gives a lesson: President

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (may Allah be pleased with him) is a lesson for everyone to never refrain from fighting against terrorism, extremism and intolerant ideology and emphasized on promoting affinity and brotherhood. “Let us pledge on this day to take solid steps […]

Global

US imposes sanction on China for purchasing Russian missiles

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping US sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. The US State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department (EDD), […]

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Moon hopes US will resume talks with North as Kim ready for new summit

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

SOUL (Sputnik): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed a desire to continue a dialogue with US President Trump, President Moon Jae-in said. Moon Jae-In said he wanted to discuss with Trump the possibility of an official end to the war on the Korean Peninsula this year. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that he […]

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Merkel urges swift progress in Brexit talks

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for swift progress in talks between the EU and the U.K. to finalize a Brexit deal in November. Speaking after an informal summit of EU leaders in Austrian city of Salzburg, Merkel said the leaders have discussed the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations with the U.K. […]

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Moscow blames Israel for plane-downing in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Russian embassy in Israel has blasted what it described as “irresponsible and unfriendly actions” by the Israeli air force, which, it said, had caused the downing of a Russian military plane in Syrian airspace earlier this week. “Moscow views as irresponsible and unfriendly the actions of the Israeli air force, which […]

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Greek confident on name deal

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

ATHENS (AP): Greece’s foreign minister says he’s confident a preliminary deal to rename neighboring Macedonia will be fully ratified despite opposition in both countries. Nikos Kotzias says he hopes and believes Macedonians will back the name change to “North Macedonia” in a Sept. 30 referendum. If implemented, the agreement will end a decades-old bilateral dispute […]

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Egypt’s ancient temples rescued

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

PARIS (AFP): One of the world’s biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple complex was dismantled and hoisted to higher ground to prevent its flooding by the damming of the Nile River. The groundbreaking UNESCO-led project to relocate around 20 gigantic monuments in Abu Simbel complex […]

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Pakistan

China taken into confidence over inclusion of Saudi Arabia in CPEC

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister, Fawad Chaudhry has said that China has been taken into confidence over the inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the mega China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Chaudhry said this while sharing views on twitter on Friday. He confirmed that the expansion of CPEC was in the interest of […]

Youm-e-Ashura: Mobile service partially suspended across country

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The cellular phone service has been partially suspended in several cities across the country, including Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar, on Friday on account of Youm-e-Ashura. According to reports, cellular service will remain suspended from 7am till midnight, particularly on the routes of the 10th Muharram procession. Strict security measures have been taken […]

FM extends gratitude to Saudi Arabia, UAE

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi expressed gratitude to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for extending hospitality during the official visit to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Foreign Minister Qureshi, who accompanied the prime minister during his trip, on his return back home took to Twitter and shared his sentiments in a […]

NA Speaker calls for maintain harmony, unity

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker, National Assembly Asad Qaiser calling upon the nation to rise above parochial differences, narrow mindedness, sectarianism, ethnicity and maintain harmony, unity and brotherhood in our ranks in accordance with golden principles of Islam and follow the path of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA). In his messages on Youm-e-Ashura to the nation, the […]

PTI to make south Punjab province

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA Makhdoom Zain Qureshi said that PTI would make south Punjab province. He said this while talking to media persons. He stated that PTI would set direction for creation of the province within 100 initial days of the government. He added that PTI made pledge with the people and it […]

Govt accords focus on primary, women education in 100 days plan

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Advisor to the Chief Minister for Education, Ziaullah Khan Bangesh has said brining improvement in education sector was top most priority of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and that is why special focus was being paid to primary and women education in 100-days plan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government. Ziaullah Khan Bangesh expressed these […]

Afghanistan

Enemy wants Afghanistan turned into Karbala, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: “The Yazids of our time want to turn Afghanistan into another Karbala, but the Afghans’ unity would not let them succeed,” said President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday, marking the Day of Ashura. Addressing a gathering marking the 10th of Muharram, the Day of Ashura in Hazrat Rassoul-i-Akram mosque here, Ghani said the […]

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Four civilians injured in explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Four people sustained burn injuries when a bomb went off inside a shop in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistanon Thursday and triggered a fire at a nearby gas selling shop, an official said. The incident took place in Chaparhar bus stand in the limits of the fourth police […]

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62 anti-govt gunmen killed in separate operations

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan security forces killed 62 anti-government gunmen and wounded 17 others during separate operations over the past 24 hours, defense ministry said Thursday. The ground and aerial operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktiya, Khost, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces, the defense ministry said in a […]

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NGOs spent $884 million last year in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government officials are saying that the Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) have spent $884 million last year in Afghanistan. Dr. Mustafa Mastoor, Afghan Minister of Economy, quoted in a report by Government Media and Information Center (GMIC), said that the aim of this report was to creating transparency and accountability of NGOs […]

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Three civilians killed in Paktia airstrike

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: Three civilians were killed and 10 others injured including women and children in a foreign forces’ airstrike in the Chamkani district of southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan on Thursday, the district chief said. The Chamkani district chief, Eid Mohammad Ahmadzai, said the incident took place before noon in the district’s Nozi Dara […]

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Taliban claim capturing Ab-i-Band

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI CITY: The Taliban on Thursday claimed capturing the Ab-i-Band district of southern Ghazni province following coordinated attack that killed five police and injured three others including the district police chief. A member of the Ghazni provincial council, Asmatullah Jamradwal, confirmed the Taliban attack on security posts in the Ab-i-Band district. He said […]

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Business

Italy starts investigation into Ryanair hand luggage charges

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Italy’s competition watchdog has opened a inquiry into Ryanair’s decision to charge people to take hand luggage on to the plane. Antitrust said hand luggage was “an essential element of transport” and should be included in the ticket price. From November, passengers will still be able to take a small personal bag into […]

Iran sanctions: VW declines to confirm exit

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): U.S. sanctions against Iran, introduced by President Trump after his decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, have forced companies in Germany and across Europe to reconsider their investments there. Ambassador Richard Grenell has appeared to take credit for this shift in a series of tweets and interviews […]

Short-term external debt stock at $120.6 billion

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s short-term external debt stock — debt that must be paid in the next 12 months — reached $120.6 billion in July, up 2.1 percent from the end of 2017, the Turkish Central Bank reported on Thursday. Short-term external debt stock decreased 0.8 percent to $66.7 billion while other sectors’ short-term external […]

Turkish Airlines offers new services in business class

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Airlines implemented two new projects to provide better service for intercontinental business class passengers, the national flag carrier announced Thursday. “Awarded many times for its in-flight catering services, Turkish Airlines has carried its service a step further and implemented a new project enabling business class passengers to choose their meals before […]

Ankara unveils new economic program for 2019-2021

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s new economic program based on three fundamental pillars — stabilization, discipline and transformation — was unveiled on Thursday. Announcing the program, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said the country will activate a comprehensive set of economic policies. “A Public Finance Transformation and Change Office has been established under the new […]

PFC to plant 1 million saplings in next five years

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Executive of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Mian Kashif Ashfaq has said that PFC will plant 1 million saplings in the next five years to help mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, regulate water cycles and increase the green cover across the country. Addressing a delegation of furniture manufacturers from Chiniot […]

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Sports

Asia Cup: Pakistan to face Afghanistan today

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: The Green shirts will face Afghanistan in the Super Four Asia Cup clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today (Friday). Afghanistan continues to shock the major teams in the groups after defeating Bangladesh in the final match by 136 runs on Thursday, Afghan spinner Rashid Khan scored a […]

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Rose to defend title

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): World number one Justin Rose will return to Royale Jakarta Golf Club in December to defend his Indonesian Masters title, the organisers said on Thursday. The 38-year-old Englishman, who was crowned world number one when he finished second at the BMW Championship this month, will feature in the season-ending Asian Tour event, which […]

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Giorgi upstages defending champion Wozniacki

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Italian Camila Giorgi once again frustrated Caroline Wozniacki on a hard court as she beat the defending champion 6-2 2-6 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Thursday. Giorgi has now beaten the Australian Open champion in each of their three hardcourt meetings and will next face […]

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Scandal-hit Australia vow ‘hard but fair’ series against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Skipper Tim Paine vowed Australia will play “hard but fair” against Pakistan they embark on their first Test tour since a ball-tampering scandal and with fresh controversy raging following allegations by England’s Moeen Ali. The squad jetted out late Wednesday for their first Test series since the ill-fated tour of South Africa early […]

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Juve march on but Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

VALENCIA (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo should escape an increase on his one-match ban in the Champions League but Juventus´ star summer signing might not get off so easily in the race for the Ballon d´Or. Ronaldo is among the frontrunners for the prestigious prize, which considers performances during the calendar year, as well as “overall behaviour […]

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World heavyweight champ Charr fails drugs test

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

BERLIN (Agencies): World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr has had to call off next week´s title defence, and is set to be stripped of his WBA belt, after testing positive for steroids. The 33-year-old, who was born in Lebanon but lives in Germany, was due to defend his title against American Fres Oquendo, 45, in Cologne […]

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Fashion & Movies

Kareena Kapoor Khan celebrates 38th birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Begum of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 38 today and with it, she starts another year of spreading her infectious vibe. The diva is not just a stunning looking actress but is known to have portrayed some of the most memorable and fun characters of Hindi cinema. Kareena’s birthday surely calls […]

Kajol to recreate Ajay Devgn’s Ruk ruk ruk in her upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Pradeep Sarkar directorial, Helicopter Eela, is inching close to release. It stars Kajol and National Award Winner Riddhi Sen in the lead. Written by Mitesh Shah, the film is co-produced by Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada of Pen India Ltd. Following the trend of recreating iconic songs, this time it’s Ajay Devgn’s […]

Rajkummar Rao increased his fee after Stree success

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The recently released horror comedy – Stree starring Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead – has become a part of the 100 crore club. It has been immensely loved both by the audience and critics. Other than Stree, Rao also has Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga in the […]

Fatima Sana Shaikh looks fierce ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ poster

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan is without a doubt one of the biggest films ever made in the history of Indian cinema. The amount of money and hardwork that is going into the making of the film seems unparalleled. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh, the action adventure is […]

Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar to team up for upcoming project

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There has been a lot of speculation for a while about which director can sign Deepika Padukone for their project. Post the success of Padmaavat, Deepika has been all over the news mainly for her impending marriage to Ranveer Singh this November. But she hasn’t signed any movie yet. After reportedly returning […]

Shraddha Kapoor wants to do more content driven films

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It is the time of content driven cinema in Bollywood. The audience is giving more important to the content of the film rather than who is starring in it. Filmmakers are trying to experiment with different genres and are thinking out of the box for which they are getting due rewards. Rajkummar […]

Science & Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note-9 has a camera problem

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is reported have some camera software issues that can cause application freeze   between shots. In his review for Forbes.com, Evan Spence wrote that the fault has also been noticed by Alexander Maxham, Android Headlines writer. Quoting Maxham, he wrote “There is a fix out there that has been […]

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 […]

Health

Positive lifestyle changes will help to improve human health 

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: In just four months, you could be tossing your blood pressure medication in the trash. A new study presented at the American Heart Association’s annual Joint Hypertension Scientific Sessions highlights just how important lifestyle changes are for improving heart health and how impressive the results can be. Researchers studied 129 overweight or […]

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 […]

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Travel

Turkish Airlines offers new services in business class

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Airlines implemented two new projects to provide better service for intercontinental business class passengers, the national flag carrier announced Thursday. “Awarded many times for its in-flight catering services, Turkish Airlines has carried its service a step further and implemented a new project enabling business class passengers to choose their meals before […]

‘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 […]

Arts & Literature

Turkish Airlines offers new services in business class

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Airlines implemented two new projects to provide better service for intercontinental business class passengers, the national flag carrier announced Thursday. “Awarded many times for its in-flight catering services, Turkish Airlines has carried its service a step further and implemented a new project enabling business class passengers to choose their meals before […]

‘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 […]

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Articles

Will India’s order banning ‘triple talaaq’ really protect Muslim women?

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Priyanka Borpujari Is the Indian government’s executive order to criminalise oral divorce a progressive move to deliver justice to Muslim women, or will it just end up criminalising Muslim men? The government of India passed an executive order that will send Muslim men to prison for three years for ending their marriage by uttering “talaaq” […]

Rethinking Somali national identity

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

M. Salah Ahmed In the pre-colonial era, Somalia existed as segmented city states in coastal regions and as various independent principalities in the interior territories without a central authority or state. But, that did not stop them from creating a national identity. A common identity that could unite the segmented city states and which was […]

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 […]

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Editorial

Procedural hurdles

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

As Pakistan is struggling to generate resources for big dams, procedural hurdles and bureaucratic inefficiencies are causing delay in the implementation of Dasu hydroelectric power project. The World Bank has warned that cost of $ 4.3 billion project of clean energy may increase. Lingering land acquisition disputes have not been resolved so far. The World […]

Amended finance bill

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Finance Minister Asad Umar presented amendments to the budget for 2018-19 that was prepared by the last PML-N government and passed by the previous parliament. It is claimed that the revised budget is aimed to protect poor and support exporters. But the amendments lack any innovative measures to expand the tax base by bringing new […]

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 […]

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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