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Money laundering case: Court extends Zardari, Talpur’s interim bail

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A banking court of Karachi has extended the extended till December 10 the interim bail granted earlier to co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur, in a money laundering case, on Tuesday. Former president Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur appeared before a banking court […]

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SC accepts NAB appeal against Nawaz and family

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Monday admitted the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) appeal for hearing against the suspension of sentences awarded to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in a corruption reference. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Mazhar Alam […]

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NEPRA proposes increase of power tariff

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Preparations are underway to drop an electricity bomb shell on public once again after Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed an increase of Rs 0.64 per unit in power tariff. According to media reports, Central Power Purchasing Agency has proposed an increase in electricity prices to NEPRA under fuel adjustment. This […]

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PM issues directives for immediate release of dues to media houses: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had issued directives for immediate release of outstanding dues of media houses. The minister, in a video statement here, said the prime minister chaired a meeting on the media affairs, which was also attended by provincial ministers. […]

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NAB officials barred from giving interviews to media

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Javed Iqbal on Monday barred officials from giving interviews to news channels, read the press release. The press release further reads that only NAB chairman or bureau’s spokesperson will share details [on case concerned] with the media and public. The press release reaffirmed the vow that all […]

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No urgency seen from Prime Minister Imran: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Jalil Afridi WASHINGTON DC: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani said that no urgency has been seen from the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan regarding holding concrete dialogue with Afghanistan to fighting terrorism or to assist in holding fruitful dialogue with the Taliban. While addressing at the John Hopkins School of Advanced Studies, President […]

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Global

Putin says talked to Trump in Paris, conversation went ‘well’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had had a good conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Paris, where the two leaders traveled to take part in the celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary marking the end of World War I. “Yes,” the Russian leader told journalists when asked if he […]

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‘Britain’s armed forces making plans for ‘no deal’ Brexit’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Britain’s armed forces are making contingency plans for how they could support the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, senior British defence officials said on Sunday. Asked what role the armed forces could play if there was a ‘no deal’ Brexit, British defence minister Tobias Ellwood said: “The armed […]

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Paris hosts ceremony to mark centenary of Armistice Day

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of princes, […]

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Brexit: New referendum still an option: Emily Thornberry

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry has told the BBC “all options remain on the table”, including a new referendum, if MPs vote down a Brexit deal. She was asked about party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s comment to a German newspaper that Brexit cannot be stopped. Labour would prefer a general election, she said, but could […]

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Nigeria: residents flee homes after Boko Haram raid

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

MAIDUGURI (AA): Boko Haram raided and burnt a remote community near Nigeria’s northeast Maiduguri, Borno provincial capital, forcing scores of residents to flee their homes. The insurgents attacked Bale Shuwa, a settlement few kilometers away from the city center on Saturday night. Residents said the insurgents fired several gun shots into the community and set […]

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Over 60 killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

HODEIDA, YEMEN (AFP): At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen’s flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said on Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken to hospitals outside the city. Medics in the Red Sea city reported 43 Houthi rebels and nine loyalists killed in clashes over the past 24 hours. […]

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Pakistan

Farman: Peace in Afghanistan is development in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Shah Farman Wednesday said that Afghanistan was not only our brotherly neighbouring country but both Pakistan and Afghanistan share similar traditions and culture. He expressed these views in a meeting with Ambassador of Afghanistan, Dr. Omer Zakhilwal, who called on him here at Governor House. He said Pakistan […]

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Senate body assures justice in Afridi’s case

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senate sub-Committee on Interior Wednesday assured that justice would be done in the case of lodging a First Information Report (FIR) against the Senator Shamim Afridi and gave a week to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police to complete the investigation in the matter. The Sub-Committee meeting was chaired by convener, Senator Rana Maqbool […]

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Honor killing claims two lives in Swabi

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: A girl who married a person without the consent of her parents was allegedly killed by her own father and brother along with her husband in the mountainous region of Gadoon on Wednesday, said police. The incident of killing of the couple was occurred in Pabini village, an area which is located […]

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Gunmen gunned down brother-in-law, injures nephew

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: Armed persons allegedly shot dead their brother-in-law and injured his nephew in Shahbaz Gari area when he refused to hand over dead body of his wife to them (brothers) to take their own home town for burial. The first information report lodged by relatives of the victims with officials of Shahbaz Gari […]

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Schedule for LG by-polls issued

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  The Lower Dir election commission office on Wednesday issued its schedule for holding by-election on vacant seats of district and village councils in the district. The district election commissioner Noor Said Khan Khattak while talking to Dawn said the by election would be held in two phases. He said that in first […]

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World Diabetes day observed: Over 40 mln people suffering from disease in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The World diabetes day was observed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here Wednesday where speakers and health experts warned that  diabetic patients in Pakistan can suffer eye sight lost, paralyses and heart diseases. They said that over 40 million people are suffering from the disease in Pakistan while across the world some 422 million […]

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Afghanistan

‘Parliamentary vote massively rigged in Kuchi’

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Kuchi tribe candidates said most of their people could not vote in the Oct 20-21 Wolesi Jirga elections and that the ballot was missive rigged in polling stations in their constituency. Addressing a joint press conference in Kabul, the Kuchi candidates said election officials and the Kuchi directorate officials worked in favor […]

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Taliban attack on check posts kills 8 Afghan forces

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

KABUL (AA): At least eight Afghan security personnel got killed as the Taliban stormed multiple check posts in the Farah province bordering Iran, an official confirmed on Friday. The attack came a week after the Taliban claimed to down a military chopper in the province bordering Iran. Kher Mohammad, a member of the provincial assembly, […]

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Mohammad Arif Shah Jahan resigns as Maidan Wardak governor

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The Governor of central Maidan Wardak province has resigned from his post, an official said on Friday. The governor Chief of Staff Ahmad Zia Abdul Zai said Mohammad Arif Shah Jahan rendered his resignation on Thursday to the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG). The reason behind Shah Jahan’s resignation could not […]

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Nearly 147,000 people killed in Afghanistan in ‘US War on Terror’

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As many as 507,000 people were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan in U.S war on terror after 9/11 attacks, says a study of US institute. According to the study, 22 percent increase in death was reported in the past two years. The study by Brown University, titled Costs of War, released […]

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Afghan govt, Taliban to meet for 1st direct peace talks in Moscow

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia will host the second round of the Moscow peace conference on Afghanistan this month, which its Foreign Ministry bills as the first direct high-level talks between the Taliban and Afghan government. The importance that Russia attaches to the second session of the Moscow conference on Afghanistan on Nov. 9 is evident […]

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29 ANA soldiers, 44 armed opponents suffer casualties

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: As many as 29 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 44 armed opponents suffered casualties in separate incidents in Kunduz and Takhar provinces, officials said on Thursday. Taliban attacked local police checkpoints in Qarlaq area in the limits of Dasht-e-Archi district at around 3 am Thursday, district governor Nasruddin Nazari told Afghan […]

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Business

UK economy grows at fastest rate since late 2016

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to September, with warm weather boosting consumer spending, the Office for National Statistics said. The figure for the third quarter is in line with predictions from the Bank of England and other forecasters. However, buoyant growth in July was offset by a […]

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Reed ready for Disney Plus battle

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The boss of Netflix, Reed Hastings, has told the BBC he is looking forward to going up against Disney when it launches its online streaming service, Disney Plus, next year. “We’ve been competing with Amazon for more than 10 years, so we’re used to healthy, strong competition,” he said. “It makes us […]

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Exports grew by 3.52%, trade deficit swelled

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exports from the country during first four months (July-October) of current financial year grew by 3.52 percent and reached at US $7,285 million as compared to the exports of US $7,037 million of the corresponding period of last year. Meanwhile, imports into the country also witnessed an increase of 0.06 percent […]

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Wind, solar energy production to be doubled

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The priority projects in energy sector under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would help Pakistan optimizing the energy structure by reducing dependence on expensive sources of energy such as Gas and Residual Fuel Oil (RFO) and contribution of wind and solar energy in the country’s total production would increase from 5% in 2013 […]

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Ryanair plane seized by French authorities

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it was due to fly to Stansted with 149 passengers. It said the move was “a […]

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Automakers needs standards and security for self-driving cars

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): Automakers need standards for key equipment, a wide-reaching 5G broadband network and strong partnerships to make self-driving cars and electric vehicles a success, top European car industry executives said on Wednesday. Ralf Speth, chief executive of Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (TAMO.NS), outlined ambitious plans to stay ahead of the rapidly changing […]

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Sports

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 47 runs in first ODI

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ABU DHABI: New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 47 runs in the first day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. New Zealand scored 266-9, but Pakistan were all out for 219 in 47.2 overs. Shadab finished with 4-38 — his third four-wicket haul — after Ross Taylor (80) and Tom Latham (68) had stitched […]

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Pakistan to face New Zealand in 1st ODI today

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan will face New Zealand in the first match of the One-day International series on Wednesday and the match would be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium at 4:00 pm. Earlier on Sunday, Pakistan crushed New Zealand 3-0 in the preceding Twenty20 series. Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said a tough opponent […]

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Zimbabwe storm to first away Test win in 17 years

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Sylhet (Agencies): The moment arrived at 1.46pm on the fourth afternoon in Sylhet. Ariful Haque swung hard at Wellington Masakadza, but suffered a fate that most Bangladesh batsmen have off late, his top-edge being caught by a jubilant Regis Chakabva. Zimbabwe fought odds that were stacked against them, but won most sessions in the game […]

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PCB stops Mohsin from making ‘controversial’ statements

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani is reportedly unhappy with Mohsin Khan, the chairman of a newly formed cricket committee who suggested that Sarfraz Ahmed be relieved of Test captaincy. “Mohsin Khan’s comments are creating difficulties for the cricket board,” a PCB source said. The source further said, “PCB has asked […]

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Pakistan-NZ ODI series trophy unveiling ceremony held in UAE

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: A simple and graceful ceremony of unveiling the trophy for a three-match series of One-day Internationals between Pakistan and New Zealand was held here on Tuesday. After a one-sided Twenty20 International series, Pakistan will face New Zealand in the ODI series starting on Wednesday ( November 7). The first match will […]

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Huddersfield bag first victory of season

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

HUDDERSFIELD (Agencies): Timothy Fosu-Mensah’s first-half own goal gave Huddersfield a 1-0 home win against Fulham and their first Premier League victory of the season on Monday. Fosu-Mensah headed into his own net, under pressure from Town’s Christopher Schindler as Huddersfield halted an eight-game home run without a top-flight goal and moved above Fulham and Cardiff […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan’s Dabangg 3 to go on floor next year

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Busy promoting his next Jack And Dil which also stars Amit Sadh, Sonal Chauhan and Evelyn Sharma, actor Arbaaz Khan recently opened up about Dabangg 3. Since the actor had earlier announced that the film will hit the floors mid-year, looks like the same has been postponed now since film’s lead Salman […]

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Bhumi Pednekar and Rajkummar Rao to appear together on ‘Koffee With Karan’

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Just last weekend the first episode of Karan Johar’s television show Koffee With Karan, season six premiered worldwide and to say the least, it truly broke the internet. While Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone were the first to appear on the show, there are various celeb duos who will be heating it […]

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Ranveer Singh promises full action in ‘Simmba’

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Excited to be a part of Rohit Shetty’s Simmba, Ranveer Singh will be seen opposite debutant Sara Ali Khan in the film. Considering it’s a Rohit Shetty directorial, fans will see action sequences as a crucial part of the film. While makers had already revealed the first look of the film earlier, […]

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Janhvi Kapoor and Varun Dhawan likely to be seen together in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Janhvi Kapoor stepped into the world of cinema with Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter and won everyone over with her innocence and charm. The film was produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Shashank Khaitan. The film did well at the box-office and garnered a lot of appreciation for the newcomers. Post that, […]

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Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan’s Kedarnath set to be released in March 2019

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ready for her dreamy Bollywood debut, opposite Ranveer Singh in Simmba, Sara Ali Khan will also be seen opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath. Soon after fallout with filmmaker Prerna Arora, this Abhishek Kapoor directorial was taken over by Ronnie Screwala and November 30 was later announced as film’s release […]

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Varun Dhawan to be seen in remake of ‘Coolie no. 1’

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hit father-son duo David Dhawan and Varun Dhawan have collaborated on two films till date, Main Tera Hero in 2014 and Judwaa 2 in 2017. Varun is one of the most bankable stars of today’s time and that seems like a valid reason for his father to think about casting him in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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Health

Cholera death toll reaches to 45 in Zimbabwe  

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

HARARE (AFP): At least 45 people have been killed by cholera in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, describing the strain as “multi-drug resistant”. It said that an oral vaccine campaign was due to begin shortly with 450,000 people targeted in the worst-affected suburbs of the capital Harare. About […]

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Dengue fever strikes back in Hazara

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Dengue Fever strikes back in Hazara division and dozens of dengue fever victims have been admitted at different hospitals of Abbottabad, Haripur, and Manshera. According to the details, more than a dozen patients have been admitted in District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Abbottabad and Ayub Medical Complex (AMC) during a couple of days. […]

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Mysterious fever kills 13 in three Dir villages

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir health department and administration finally took notice of the frequent deaths of children of mysterious fever in remote villages of Adenzai tehsil and dispatched medical teams, medicines and other facilities to the area on Sunday. A 2nd grade girl Rabia Bibi, 9 D/O Bahadar Said, a resident of Barimkay […]

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Anti-polio, Vitamin-A campaign to begin today

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Anti-polio campaign in Tribal Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will start on Monday September 24, 2018 under the supervision and security provided by Deputy Commissioners, District Health Officers and security forces. Three days anti-polio campaign will continue from September 24, 2018 to September 26, 2018 which will be followed by catch up of […]

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Alcohol kills 3 million people every year: WHO

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency´s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally […]

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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 […]

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Travel

Turkish Airlines to take Bosnian pilgrims to Hajj

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk BELGRADE: Turkish Airlines (THY), Turkey’s flag-carrier air company, has become the designated airlines to take Bosnian Muslims to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, the airlines said Wednesday. A first of group of 215 Bosnian pilgrims will set off for Medina on Thursday with nearly 1,500 more Bosnian pilgrims to follow in […]

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Turkey: Domestic tourism expenditure up nearly 25 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s domestic tourism expenditure rose 24.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year, according to the country’s statistical authority on Monday. TurkStat reported that domestic tourists’ expenditures — including individual and package tour expenditures — from January to March totaled 6.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.65 billion), compared to spending of […]

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Emirates celebrates 15 years of connecting Auckland to the World

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk AUCKLAND: Emirates is celebrating 15 years of successful operations to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city.  Since its inaugural flight in 2003, Emirates has carried over two million passengers to and from Auckland, connecting New Zealand to the world, with 21 flights a week to Dubai, Bali and beyond. Emirates began its services to […]

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Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen to be D-8’s designated airport

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG) will be one of the designated airports of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation. A letter of intent was signed between ISG, which is located at the Asian side of the city, and D-8, also known as “Developing-8”, to enhance cooperation among the member countries. The […]

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Turkey’s tourism income increases in second quarter

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s total tourism income increased by 30.1 percent, year-on-year, reaching $7.04 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)’s report on Tuesday. “While 84.7 percent of this income [excluding GSM roaming and marina service expenditures] was obtained from foreign visitors, 15.3 percent was obtained from citizens resident […]

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Passengers’ shares disturbing picture of bed bug bites from Air India Business Class

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Air India temporarily grounded flights between Newark and Mumbai this week after passengers complained of bed bug bites. Business class passengers aboard an Air India flight from Newark to Mumbai said on Twitter that their seats were infested with bed bugs and that they had “bites all over their body” after the flight. […]

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Articles

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tribal districts’ uplift

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

While presiding over a high level meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured that the Federal government would provide additional resources required for the uplift of tribal areas, besides playing an effective role for allocation of development package meant for the areas out of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. A few months before the passage of […]

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Engaging IMF

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

The government has decided to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as an internal working suggests that benefits of getting its bail out package outweighs the cost Islamabad may have to pay, including some compromises on economic sovereignty. After an in-house analysis, spanning over two weeks, authorities have decided to invite IMF staff-level team. Sources […]

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