Posts by The Frontier Post

JUI-F continues to block highways across Pakistan

F.P. Report KARACHI: Workers of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) continued to block major highways across Pakistan for a third consecutive day on Saturday as part of the party’s ‘Plan B’ against the PTI government. According to reports, Hub River Road, which connects Karachi to Balochistan, has been closed for heavy traffic. Police said traffic was being…

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Dutch queen to reach Pakistan on Nov 25

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Netherlands Queen Maxima is all set to reach Pakistan on November 25 as the special advocate of the UN Secretary General for Inclusive Financing for Development (UNSGSA). According to reports, Dutch queen will discuss the progress of access to financial services to improve the economic position of Pakistani citizens, said a statement…

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Gunmen open fire on buses carrying Muslim Sri Lankan voters

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Gunmen opened fire on a convoy of buses carrying minority Muslim voters in northwest Sri Lanka on Saturday, hours before polling in presidential elections got under way, police said. There were no immediate reports of casualties, but a police official said the attackers had burnt tyres on the road and set up…

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Shehbaz Sharif submits written undertaking in LHC, assures Nawaz’s return to Pakistan

F.P. Report LAHORE: President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif has submitted the draft undertaking, assuring former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan after the receiving medical treatment abroad, on Saturday. The Lahore High Court had asked for a written affidavit from the Sharif family guaranteeing that Nawaz will return to Pakistan after…

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Trump issues pardons in US war crimes cases

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned a former soldier convicted of murder and a Green Beret charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb-maker, defying warnings that the move would be an abuse of the powers afforded him under the US Constitution. Trump dismissed a second degree murder conviction against Army First…

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Sudan looks to pyramids to attract tourism, hard currency

Monitoring Desk MEROE: Portuguese architect Tania Monteiro and her husband are almost alone as they tour Sudan’s pyramids, a world-class attraction long neglected by the world. “People are really, really nice, always very welcoming,” Monteiro said on a recent visit to Meroe, an ancient city on the east bank of the River Nile about 200…

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Apple launches 16-inch MacBook Pro to replace 15-inch model

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Apple introduced the all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro on its website today. The new laptop is available for pre-order and will be available in Apple Stores around the world starting this week. This new version of Apple’s insanely popular professional level laptop is intended to replace the similarly sized 15-inch model, and will…

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Researchers suggest new theory for how Parkinson’s disease develops

Monitoring Desk HARVARD: The toxic protein behind Parkinson’s disease may not spread like an infection from nerve cell to nerve, according to a new theory by Technion and Harvard University scientists. Instead, the protein, called alpha-synuclein, may simultaneously affect all parts of the nervous system inside and outside of the brain. Their findings could change…

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