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Govt reluctant to reply queries about economy, foreign policy: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto criticizing the incumbent government has said that it seems reluctant to answer the queries about economy and foreign policy. Talking to media here on Wednesday, Bilawal Bhutto alleged that the government has no foreign policy other than begging from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other […]

Aafia Siddiqui’s ‘human, legal rights’ issue raised with US: FO

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has raised the issue of “respecting the human and legal rights” of Pakistani neuroscientist and mother of three, Dr Aafia Siddiqui, jailed in the US for almost a decade, with the US Ambassador Alice Wells who visited Islamabad on Tuesday. The Foreign Office in a statement on Wednesday […]

Passing through critical juncture, change to be visible in six months: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that currently the country was passing through a critical juncture, but hopefully the masses would see a visible change in the next six months. He expressed these views while talking to Members National Assembly (MNAs) hailing from district Swabi, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera and Peshawar who called […]

Vawda accuses PML-N govt of stealing water of other provinces

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Faisal Vawda exchanged harsh words during National Assembly session on Wednesday over the water issue. During the NA session, PTI leader Faisal Vawda accused the previous PML-N government for stealing the water of other provinces and on the matter, the […]

Top Court indicts Amir Liaquat in contempt of court case

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan indicted the member of National Assembly (MNA) Amir Liaquat Hussain was indicted in a contempt of court case on Wednesday. As the hearing underway, PTI MNA tendered an unconditional apology before the Supreme Court; however, Justice Aijazul Ahsan remarked that the time for the apology had already lapsed. […]

Army captain martyred in Mohmand IED blast

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) has confirmed that an Army captain was martyred and another soldier was injured while defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mohmand District on Wednesday. Director General of ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor told that a 25-year old Captain Zarghaam was unmarried and belonged to Sargodha in Punjab […]

Global

US: Turkey among 8 nations given Iran sanctions waivers

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): Turkey is among eight nations granted temporary waivers from sanctions the U.S. reimposed Monday on Iran’s oil sector. China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan were also granted exemptions that will allow them to continue importing Iranian crude oil. The exemptions are intended to ensure oil markets continue to be well-supplied, […]

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Some 80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters): Some 80 people, mostly school children, were kidnapped in the city of Bamenda in northwest Cameroon early on Monday, government and military sources told Reuters. It was not clear who was responsible for the kidnapping, which occurred in the English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.

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Afghan delegation to attend peace talks in Russia

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

KABUL (AFP): An Afghan delegation will attend international talks on the war-torn country in Russia this month, officials said Monday, as the Taliban consider whether to participate. Moscow announced Saturday it would host the event on November 9 in the Russian capital — even as the United States engages the Taliban in nascent bilateral talks […]

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Merkel’s conservatives quarrel over party’s course once she steps down

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) argued on Sunday over whether they should return to a more conservative agenda once she steps down as party chair as contenders to succeed her gear up for the leadership race. Support for their Social Democrats (SPD) coalition partner meanwhile hit a record low, according to […]

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Qatar reshuffles cabinet, boards of Qatar Petroleum and QIA

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

DOHA (Reuters): Qatar appointed the heads of its biggest bank and state-run oil firm to two key ministerial posts in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday which comes amid a protracted dispute with Arab states. The country’s ruler issued decrees restructuring the boards of state-run Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the world’s ninth […]

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Second wave of US sanctions on Iran starts from today

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

NEW YORK (AA): The U.S. will reimpose on Monday more sanctions lifted under a 2015 nuclear pact world powers struck with Iran. The new wave of sanctions, the second since August, will target Iran’s energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors. The U.S. has been trickling out a list of 12 demands Iran must meet if […]

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Pakistan

Police arrest 606 suspects including 28 POs in operations

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: The District Police during October have rounded up 28 notorious proclaimed offenders, 214 court deserters, 303 criminals including 61 burglars and dacoits and have seized stolen articles worth Rs. thirty three lakh. According to press release of DPO, the police rounded up 108 POs including 28 POs wanted by the police […]

MQM-P decides to expel Farooq Sattar

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan has decided to expel senior leader Farooq Sattar, said an official notification on Friday. A session of the Rabita Committee was held in Bahadurabad today, in which it was decided not to maintain any contact with Sattar. MQM-P leader Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan said that the party’s rules and […]

PPP to vote for PML-N in bypolls for two Senate seats in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party has decided to vote for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidates in bypolls on two Senate seats, it emerged on Friday. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto announced his decision after holding consultation with parliamentary leader Hasan Murtaza. “We have competition with a fascist party, which we cannot support,” said Murtaza. The bypolls […]

Pak-China all weather friendship is time-tested: Speaker

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker Asad Qaiser has said that exemplary friendship between Pakistan and China based on the strong foundation of mutual trust, respect, strong strategic partnership and economic viable cooperation. He was talking to a 15-member delegation of National Peoples Congress of China (NPC), which met him under the leadership of Vice Chairman of […]

Peshawar police seize Rs60 million worth of fake currency

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Police raided a warehouse located near Ring Road seized Rs60 million in fake currency. During a news conference on Friday, SSP Operations Javed Iqbal informed reporters that during the raid at the warehouse a counterfeit money printing machine was also seized, while three accused were arrested. The police official said the three […]

Fayyazul Hassan Chohan slams PML-N for ‘maligning NAB’

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday slammed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) over maligning National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to escape accountability. Talking to journalists, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan said that NAB is an independent body and working freely to curb corruption in the country. He expressed anguish over the criticism […]

Afghanistan

IEC begins transfer of data to its main servers

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said it has started transferring data from the biometric identification devices, used in the recent elections, to its main servers. The process of transferring data from the biometric identification devices to the main servers will be completed within two weeks, said the IEC. “We will finally […]

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Ashraf Ghani to seek re-election next year

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

KABUL (AFP): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will seek re-election in 2019, his office announced on Saturday, as potential rivals begin jockeying for the country’s top job ahead of the ballot. Mr Ghani, who was elected in a controversial poll in 2014, is expected to present himself to war-weary voters as the candidate who can end […]

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Seven daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar airstrike

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

NANGARHAR (TOLONews): At least seven Daesh fighters were killed during a foreign forces airstrike in Nangarhar province, local officials said Sunday. The 201 Selab Military Corps said in a statement a foreign forces helicopter targeted a Daesh hideout on Sunday at 03:30 local time in Nazyan district. No more details were provided by the military […]

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Kabul blaze: Government asked to support affected businessmen

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Mesharano Jirga members on Sunday asked the government to help businessmen who suffered losses as a result of recent fire in some markets in capital Kabul, by providing them loans on easy terms. They believed that businessmen suffered billions of Afghanis in loss as result of a fire that gutted four markets on Nadar Pashton […]

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Baghdad rejects US ‘interference’ in its affairs

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The Iraqi Foreign Ministry rejected on Saturday what it called US interference in its affairs after the US embassy issued a statement telling neighboring Iran to respect Iraq’s sovereignty and allow demobilization of Shi’ite militias. The US embassy in Baghdad had posted a message on Twitter on Tuesday saying Tehran must “respect the […]

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US soldier killed in Kabul had been a Utah mayor

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The US service member killed in an apparent insider attack in Kabul on Saturday had been the mayor of North Ogden in Utah. According to the New York Times, Maj. Brent Taylor, had taken leave from his position to serve with the Utah National Guard in Afghanistan and had been part of an […]

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Business

Russian oil production closer to all-time high

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

MOSCOW: Russian oil production moved closer to an all-time high before the nation meets with OPEC partners to discuss future supply. The country’s crude and condensate output averaged 11.412 million barrels a day last month, according to data from the Energy Ministry’s CDU-TEK unit released Friday. That’s about 160,000 barrels a day more than two […]

Volvo and Baidu team up to develop self-driving cars for Chinese market

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: It’s not just Ford that’s working with Baidu to develop self-driving cars for the Chinese market — Volvo has also revealed its team-up with the tech giant. While Ford announced the partnership earlier, the Swedish luxury automaker says it’s the “first foreign car maker to collaborate this closely with Baidu” when it […]

Delta Air Line unveils its new Airbus A220s

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

ATLANTA (CNN): For some folks, flying on a brand new airliner is almost as exciting as riding in a spanking new car. Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier, unveiled its new Airbus A220-100 during a ceremony Monday at its headquarters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. With the roar of jet engines in the […]

VietJet signs $6.5bn deal with Airbus

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

HANOI (Reuters): VietJet Aviation signed a US$6.5-billion agreement on Friday to buy 50 Airbus A321neo jets, the Vietnamese budget carrier said. The agreement, signed during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, is part of an  aggressive fleet expansion that has provided lucrative business for both the European aerospace group Airbus and […]

Tesla develops plan to make 3,000 Model 3s per week

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday that it is developing plans to start producing about 3,000 Model 3 vehicles per week in Shanghai in the initial phase of its Gigafactory 3 to reduce the impact of tariffs. The company also said here in a filing that Model S and Model X sales in […]

Apple loses $1 trillion status after soft holiday forecast

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Shares in Apple Inc (AAPL.O) fell 6 percent on Friday, cutting its market value back to less than $1 trillion after it forecast softer-than-expected sales for the holiday quarter and fueled nerves over iPhone sales by saying it would no longer release the figures. The dip in Apple’s shares to $208.50 knocked […]

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Sports

Newcastle skipper Lascelles signs new six-year deal

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles has signed a new long-term contract that runs until 2024, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. The centre back joined Newcastle in 2014 and has become a mainstay in the side under manager Rafa Benitez in the last two campaigns, helping the team earn promotion in 2017 […]

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Hassan can become a very good fast bowler of new ball: Waqar Younis

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: While heaping praises on Hassan Ali for his outstanding performance against New Zealand in the first T20 match, former fast bowling great Waqar Younis has said that he believed the right-arm pacer can become a very good fast bowler of the new ball.

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Azhar Ali announces retirement from ODI cricket

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali has announced retirement from One Day International (ODI) cricket. Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Thuraday, Azhar Ali said, “I am retiring from ODI on personal reasons and the decision is made after thorough deliberations.” However, Azhar said he would continue playing Test cricket.

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Pakistan beat New Zealand by 2 runs in first T20

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan defeated New Zealand by two runs in the first match of T20 series in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday night after the young Shaheen Shah Afridi defended 17 runs in the last over. Pakistan set a target of 149 runs for the New Zealand at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Mohammad Hafeez top-scored […]

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Nuwan Zoysa charged under ICC anti-corruption code

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Nuwan Zoysa has been charged with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Owing to the seriousness of the charges, the Sri Lankan bowling coach has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect. Although he has never directly worked with the national team, Zoysa is the incumbent bowling coach of the Sri […]

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Djokovic beats Sousa in straight sets at Paris Masters

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

PARIS (AP): Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title with a 7-5, 6-1 win against Joao Sousa in the second round on Tuesday, and lent a helping hand to a spectator in the process. Serving for the match at 5-1, Djokovic handed a towel to a man in the crowd […]

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Fashion & Movies

Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan are having a great time in Switzerland

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan are gearing up for their December release Simmba. The Rohit Shetty film is currently being shot in Switzerland and Ranveer and Sara are evidently having a great time there. Work and pleasure definitely collide when actors get to shoot in such breathtaking locations. The film has […]

Konkona Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar likely to share screen in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Earlier reports began floating that Lipstick Under My Burkha director Alankrita Shrivastava will be teaming up with producer Ekta Kapoor for another female centric project. And now, a leading daily claims that the makers have roped in Konkona Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar for the leading roles. This project also marks Alankrita’s […]

Dabang Khan all set to launch his own brand of gym equipments

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Even at the age of 52, Salman Khan has maintained a great physique and has a body that can give many of the young stars a run for their money. A report in a leading daily claims that the superstar is all set to launch his own brand of gym equipments as […]

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai denies sexual harassment allegations

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A woman on Twitter named Mahima Kukreja on Thursday recounted an incident that was narrated to her by an unnamed woman, who claimed that Subhash Ghai had promised to be her mentor in the film industry. She accused the filmmaker of calling her to a two-bedroom-house that he called his ‘thinking pad’. […]

Anushka Sharma is all set to produce a web series

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After making her foray into film production with Pari and NH 10, Anushka Sharma is all set to make her debut in web series along with brother Karnesh Sharma. Their production company, Clean Slate Films, is getting into web series production. Interestingly, Anushka and Karnesh have already locked their first series with […]

Will Smith enjoying a gala time in India  

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk AGRA: Hollywood star Will Smith is currently in India. After turning heads on the set of Student Of The Year 2 and partying with Ranveer Singh and Karan Johar, the actor has left for Agra. Pictures of the actor having a gala time in Agra have floated online. Will was clicked striking some […]

Science & Technology

Google deletes blogs, YouTube accounts linked to Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

NEW YORK: Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said that it had identified and terminated 39 YouTube channels linked to state-run Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. Google has also removed 39 YouTube channels and six blogs on Blogger and 13 Google+ accounts. “Our investigations on these topics are ongoing and we will continue to share our findings […]

Microsoft claims win over ‘Russian political hackers’

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Russian attempts to launch cyber-attacks against US conservative groups have been thwarted, Microsoft says. The software company said Russian hackers had tried to steal data from political organisations, including the International Republican Institute and the Hudson Institute think tanks. But they had been thwarted when its security staff had won control of […]

Apple ‘pulls gambling apps from China App Store’

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Apple has removed thousands of gambling apps from its China app store, according to reports. The tech giant would not confirm reports suggesting it had pulled 25,000 apps, but in a statement the firm said “gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on the App Store in China”. The cull follows criticism […]

Cellular technologies serving as basic needs of life in modern age

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The cellular technology in modern age has become a strength in common man’s lives and its importance has exponentially grown over the years with its ever increased usage. It is not a luxury commodity or service anymore as it serves as a basic need of life to the people. A cell phone […]

Digital banking moving nation towards paperless economy

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The emerging trends of digital transactions offered by various banks vitally contribution towards boosting paperless economy. Cashless transactions are becoming the most favorable mode of transactions throughout the world and the effects are also visible in Pakistan. A spokesperson Information Technology ministry Saghair Watto said, “Availability of 3G and 4G service and […]

Huawei to launch window for Mate 20 series

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Huawei has announced that its Kirin 980 chipset will power the Mate 20 series of flagship phablets. The processor will be the first commercially available 7nm smartphone chipset as well. “According to Mr. Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei CBG [consumer business group – ed], Huawei will unveil the Kirin 980 at IFA, which will be the […]

Health

Experts track how yellow fever raced through Brazil

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

BRAZIL: The yellow fever virus lurked deep in the Amazon jungle until around July 2016 when it leapt toward the highly populated south of Brazil, carried by monkeys and the mosquitoes that liked to bite them. At a speed of about two miles (3.3 kilometers) per day, the virus made its way to the outskirts […]

Pakistan safe haven for Chikungunya virus

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: The recent full-scale outbreaks of chikungunya arbovirus infection in Pakistan suggests the country has become a safe haven for chikungunya virus, while Sindh tops the list as the most affected province with chikungunya virus, according to the findings of an international study. Published in the latest edition of ‘Infection, Disease and Health,’ […]

Ebola death toll rises to 55

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

BENI, DR CONGO (AFP): The Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has claimed 55 lives since the start of the month, the authorities said Monday, as the government announced free treatment against the disease for the next three months. The health ministry´s latest bulletin said that the death toll had been increased following five new […]

Another case of Congo virus reported

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Another case of Congo virus has surfaced in the city, taking the reported count of affected patients to nine this year. According to reports, 23-year-old Salman was taken to Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital after he showed symptoms of the Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF). So far in 2018, nine cases of Congo virus […]

Family, friends can help quit smoking: Study

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A new study has suggested that family, friends and loved ones can play a crucial role to help quit smoking, if they go for a supportive approach. John Spangler, M.D., a professor of family medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina said that quitting smoking was difficult, and for some […]

Healthy diet could lower risk of multiple sclerosis

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Eating a healthful diet that is rich in vegetables, fish, legumes, eggs, and poultry is tied to a lower risk of multiple sclerosis, a long-term disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve in the eyes. How can a healthful diet lower your risk of MS? This was the […]

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Travel

Post-Brexit: The must-see countries for travellers

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: This weekend marks two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union – and with it the beginning of a bumpy ride for the wallets of British holidaymakers. According to analysis by travel money experts FairFX, sterling is up as much as 70 per cent against some currencies, but remains […]

11 flights to Dubai airport diverted due to electrical fault

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Eleven flights to Dubai International Airport were diverted on Sunday evening due to an electrical problem at the airport, operator Dubai Airports confirmed. A spokesperson told Gulf News that the disruption was “brief,” with normal operations already restored at Dubai International. “Dubai Airports can confirm that normal operations at Dubai International were briefly disrupted […]

Dubai Tourism encourages transit visitors to UAE

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Dubai Tourism has unveiled a new installation at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 that’s hoped to encourage transit visitors to return to the emirate. The new facility at DXB – called ‘MyDubai Experience’ – will enable passengers to virtually explore Dubai. Dubai International saw 89 million passengers use the transport hub last year, […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

Air passenger traffic up in Europe in April

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Air passenger traffic in Europe rose 5 percent year-on-year in April, an airport authority said on Monday. “As has occurred in previous months, the non-EU market led the growth dynamic, holding fast at 10.4 percent, on the back of Turkish airports increasing their passenger traffic by an impressive 13.9%,” Airports Council International […]

Dozens flight canceled to Italy due to Italian air-traffic control strike

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Dozens of flights between the UK and Italy have been cancelled as Italian air-traffic controllers join a day of industrial action by public servants. The controllers will stop work between 1pm and 5pm, grounding flights on the busiest time of the week. Alitalia is worst hit, with more than 100 cancellations – including services […]

Articles

Christians in Iraq dwindle and struggle to survive

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Ash Gallagher The numbers of Christians in Iraq have plummeted and those who claim to help ensure their survival, often don’t even understand what they need. Christians in Iraq are dwindling. Chased out, targeted and caught in the middle of rival sectarian conflicts, the minority religious sect is struggling to survive. The country once held […]

Since Trump does not talk to Erdogan, Putin does

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

Murat Yetkin A very interesting dialogue is occurring between Turkey and Russia on serious security matters, as the distance between Turkey and its biggest ally in the Western defense alliance NATO grows. On Aug. 24, following a meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu with his host, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, […]

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline only panacea to Pakistan’s energy crisis

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

Raghib Hussain Last week, Imran Khan was sworn in as the new premier of Pakistan. In his first televised address to the nation, the cricketer-turned-politician outlined his vision for Pakistan and vowed to build the foundation of Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan), which was the dream of country’s founding fathers Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Sir Mohammad […]

Ideas coming to mind in Mecca and unity of Muslims

By The Frontier Post | August 26, 2018

Ihsan Aktas One of the most significant works of the great Islamic scholar Ibn Arabi is the Meccan Illuminations (Al-Futuhat al-Makkiyya). An Andalusian scholar and philosopher, Ibn Arabi departed from Spain to travel first to Konya in Anatolia and then to Mecca, and died in Damascus on his way home. From the period of Abbasids […]

When Muslims condemn terrorism, does it matter?

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Faisal Ali Heraa Hashmi was propelled into the public eye when she compiled a worldwide list of as many different instances as she could find of Muslims condemning terrorism. A Muslim-American of Indian ancestry, Heraa was moved to action following a disappointing conversation with a classmate who wondered why Muslims are so silent about the […]

Eid: Gaining proximity to God and one another

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Ibrahim Kalin Muslims celebrate today as Eid al-Adha, the day of pilgrimage, sacrifice and devotion. This is the day when Prophet Abraham proved his devotion to God, setting an example for the generations to come. This is a day of joy, celebration and remembrance. Given the realities of the Muslim world at present, however, one […]

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Editorial

Ensuring transparency

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import agreement made with Qatar was kept in absolute secrecy by the PML-N government. Neither it was placed before the parliament for threadbare discussion in there during the finalization stage nor did they bother to ratify its document from it when the deal was made. The then opposition leader and […]

Cabinet’s decisions

By The Frontier Post | August 26, 2018

The meeting of federal cabinet, presided over by the Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Friday took a number of important decisions which encompass the clearance of economic mess created by the successive governments of PPP and PML-N. The decisions include abolition of discretionary funds, ban on overseas visits, ban on first class air travel by […]

Regional Afghan peace initiatives

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

In sharp contrast to the ambivalent stance of the United States on Afghan peace process both Moscow and Beijing are making serious efforts in the pursuit of Afghan peace process. Russia has once again invited the Taliban to participate in the peace talks being held in Moscow on 4th September, in which the representatives of […]

Foreign policy reorientation

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has expressed the resolve for reorientation of foreign policy with the sole objective of “Pakistan first.”It reflects the end of docile foreign policy pursued by PML-N government with a subservient role viz-a-viz the United States and playing a second fiddle role versus India, rather corroborating the Indian narrative against Pakistan […]

PMs’ vision, beginning of new era

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Prime Minister’s Imran Khan maiden address to the nation, broadcast last night, was itself as an ocean in the glass. He touched upon the basic problems confronting the people; economic challenges faced by the country, and realistic optimism to overcome these challenges. Every word of it was flowing out from the core of his heart. […]

Cabinet of honest professionals

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

The federal cabinet members of the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf government comprise honest, intelligent and dedicated professionals. They include technocrats, legal expert of outstanding caliber and politicians of international stature. Majority of the cabinet members had shown wonderful performance in the government of President Musharraf, which was characterized by booming economy, low power and gas tariffs, high […]

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