Posts by The Frontier Post

Unwise to link trade with wartime issue: Seoul to Tokyo

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Linking bilateral economy with historical dispute is “very unwise”, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday in reaction to Japan’s restrictions on exports to Seoul. Moon warned that Japan “will suffer bigger damage in the end” if Tokyo continues with its unilateral trade restrictions, South Korean news Yonhap reported. On July…

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Zuma tells inquiry he’s victim of conspiracy

CAPE TOWN (Agencies): Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, has told an inquiry into corruption allegations that he has been the victim of a “character assassination” campaign by enemies seeking his removal from power. Zuma, who resigned last year following an internal battle at the ruling African National Congress (ANC), appeared before a…

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The paralyzed & derailed economy of Pakistan

Asmatullah Khan Today Pakistan is not only facing serious socio –economic issues and the challenges of growing unemployment and poverty but the International conspiracies against the sovereignty and stability of Pakistan is also at its peak. The agenda of the involved countries is to sabotage the socio –economic integrity of this great country in all…

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Honey export potential

The continuous downturn in exports is one of the major worries of the present government. But the decision makers are indecisive how to tackle the chronic problem of sagging exports by exploiting the full potential of certain commodities in which Pakistan still enjoys a significant comparative advantage over its competitors despite the extremely unfavourable economic…

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Earthquake funds’ misappropriation

It is very pathetic that in the previous governments even the funds provided by the foreign donor agencies for the rehabilitation of earthquake victims were misappropriated and substantial amounts stashed away in foreign accounts. An investigative story of the British journalist David Rose in the Sunday issue of daily Mail states that former Chief Minister…

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Trump presses attack on Democratic ‘squad’ congresswomen, wants apology

WASHINGTON (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to “go back” to the “places from which they came” in a series of weekend tweets that Democrats and other critics called racist. Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress have had little public reaction to Trump’s…

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Renovated Ankara police HQ opens on coup anniversary

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s president on Monday attended the inauguration ceremony of the police headquarters building in the capital Ankara, previously destroyed by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) during the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016. “As long as Turkey has its soldiers, police and intelligence, no one will attempt again to occupy the country,”…

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Trump seeks further asylum limits for Central Americans

WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump moved Monday to halt asylum claims at the U.S.-Mexico border in the latest effort to curtail immigration from Central America. The interim final rule to be published in the Federal Register Tuesday stipulates that migrants who pass through another country en route to the U.S. must apply for asylum in…

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UK says Iran nuclear deal is not dead

LONDON (AA): The U.K.’s foreign secretary on Monday has warned an EU summit of foreign ministers that if the Iran nuclear deal is not maintained then the Middle East could face an existential threat. Jeremy Hunt said that there is a small window to save the nuclear agreement but warned that if Tehran were to…

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