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FIA submits final report in Asghar Khan case

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday approached the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan, seeking guidance and help from the top court in gathering sufficient evidence in the Asghar Khan case. In its final report submitted at the SC on behalf of the FIA in compliance to a top court order, the […]

Interior Ministry rejects Nawaz’s plea for removal of name from ECL

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Saturday rejected former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law’s request seeking removal of his names from the Exit Control List (ECL). In October last year, Nawaz, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar had separately written letters to the interior ministry seeking removal of […]

Naqeebullah murder case: ATC declares seven policemen proclaimed offenders

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has declared seven policemen as proclaimed offender in Naqeebullah Mehsud extra-judicial murder case on Saturday. According to reports, suspended SSP Rao Anwar, DSP Qamar and other accused appeared before the court in the case hearing. During the hearing, the investigation officer informed the court that the process for […]

Islamabad needs to be prepared for situation after US pullout from Afghanistan, says Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Islamabad should prepare for the situation after US pullout from the Afghanistan. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman said this while talking to media persons in Washington after addressing a gathering at the US Institute of Peace on Friday night,  Bilawal said that the decision makers of […]

Former president Zardari pleads apex court for early hearing of fake accounts case

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Co-Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari has filed a new plea in the Supreme Court of Pakistan and requested for the early hearing of fake bank accounts case, on Saturday. According to details, Asif Zardari’s legal counsel Latif Khosa filed petition and pleaded the court to fix the case […]

Money laundering case: FIA arrests key suspect from Islamabad airport

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested Aslam Masood, the mastermind of the mega money laundering and fake accounts case, after he landed at Islamabad International Airport on Friday night. According to details, earlier on October 23, Aslam Masood, the chief financial officer of the Omni Group, was arrested by Interpol when he […]

Global

Thousands protest in Madrid against govt

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

MADRID (Reuters): Thousands of people demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday against Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s proposed talks to ease political tensions in Catalonia, in a protest organized by center-right and far-right opposition parties. Demonstrators waving Spanish flags filled the Plaza de Colon in the city center in the largest protest Sanchez has faced, with […]

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‘Heavy clashes’ as US-backed forces make final push against IS

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2019

QAMISHLI (AFP): US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting Sunday as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria. The jihadists overran large parts of the country and neighbouring Iraq in 2014, but various military offensives have since reduced that territory to a patch on the […]

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Geneva to ban religious symbols on public employees

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2019

GENEVA (AFP): Geneva residents on Sunday voted for a controversial new “secularism law”, which will among other things ban elected officials and public employees from wearing visible religious symbols. More than 55 per cent of voters in the Swiss canton backed the law, final results showed, despite warnings that it could lead to discrimination, particularly […]

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Indian army martyrs five Kashmiris, injures dozens

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2019

SRINAGAR (AFP): Five youths were martyred in Kulgam district on Sunday as Indian forces continue their state-sanctioned brutalities in occupied Kashmir. According to a Kashmir Media Service report, Indian soldiers martyred the five youths during a cordon-and-search operation in the district’s Kellam area. The report states that the operation was jointly carried out by personnel of the Indian army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police […]

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South Korea signs deal to pay more for U.S. troops after Trump demand

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2019

SEOUL (Reuters): Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more. About 28,500 U.S. troops are stationed in South Korea, where the United States has maintained […]

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Protests held in New York in solidarity with Uighurs

By The Frontier Post | February 10, 2019

NEW YORK (AA): Protests were held on Saturday in front of Chinese mission in New York against Beijing’s oppression of the Uighur Turks in East Turkestan. Organized by the Islamic Community National View (IGMG), the protest gathered Turkish people as well as Uighur Turks living in the U.S. to show solidarity with Uighurs.  Gathered in […]

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Pakistan

PTI lambastes Zardari for pursuing ‘foreign agenda’

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf information secretary Umar Cheema on Monday lambasted former president Asif Ali Zardari for pursuing a “foreign agenda”. “Zardari and his comrades are following the agenda of foreign powers,” he said. “We cannot accept serious politics from Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party.” Referring to the PPP as a party full of […]

Govt to set new examples of good governance, transparency: Sarwar

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Governor Punjab Mohammad Sarwar has said that we will set new examples of good governance, transparency and whoever commits crime will not be able to escape punishment. He said, “Economic reforms will be guarantee of national progress and prosperity. Every decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan will be made in national interest […]

Iran Councilor General expresses eagerness to invest in energy, oil & gas and hydropower projects

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has offered the Iranian government to renegotiate the MoUs signed between the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Iranian public and private sectors in order to push these projects into the implementation phase. The change is visible as pledged by the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the […]

Qalandar Momand remembered

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Poets, writers and scholars gathered on Monday to mark 16th death of noted poet, critic and journalist, Sahibzada Habib-ur-Rahman alias Qalandar Momand (1930-2003).   Scholars presented research papers on various aspects of life and services of Qalandar Momand who had contributed to more than one discipline of Pashto language and literature.  Organizers also […]

1577 POs arrested in 2018 in Hafizabad

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: As many as 1577 proclaimed offenders including 74 involved in heinous crimes were rounded up by the Hafizabad police during 2018, DPO Sajid Kiani said here. He said that due to the efforts of the police, stolen articles worth Rs. 217.1 million were recovered from scores of gangs of dacoits, burglars, […]

US envoy, Vawda discuss bilateral relations

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: United States Chargé d’Affaires (CdA) to Pakistan Paul Jones on Monday called on federal Minister for Water and Resources Faisal Vawda in the federal capital. Maters of mutual interest, bilateral relations, water resources and other issues were discussed in the meeting, said sources. Faisal Vawda thanked the US ambassador for their cooperation […]

Afghanistan

Educ Ministry introduces girls education policy

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Education (MoE) introduced the Girls Education Policy in Kabul, that has been drawn up in collaboration between the MoE, Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). Acting Education Minister Mirwais Balkhi said at a ceremony that based on the policy, they will increase […]

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No troop withdrawal timetable for Afghanistan: US envoy

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

KABUL (AA): The top U.S. Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad rejected the Taliban claim on Thursday asserting no troop withdrawal timetable for Afghanistan exists yet. “In recent days, I’ve heard some individual Taliban officials claim we have a troop withdrawal timetable for Afghanistan…to be clear, no troop withdrawal timetable exists,” he said in a tweet. […]

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14 Afghan pilots graduate after completing training for UH-60 helicopters

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

KANDAHAR (Khaama Press): A group of 14 Afghan pilots received their graduation certificates after completing their training in Kandahar province, the Afghan Air Force sources said. According to Air Force officials, 12 other officers who have completed their training as door gunners also received their graduation certificates during a ceremony which was held in Kandahar. […]

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‘200 passengers trapped in Ghor snow yet to be rescued’

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Around 200 passengers have been stranded in snow after avalanches in Lal-wa-Sarjangal district of western Ghor province for the last four days awaiting rescue assistance. Mohammad Reza Momini, one of the relatives of the trapped people in Kharqul Valley of the district, who currently stays in a restaurant in Kabul, told Pajhwok Afghan News that around […]

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Taliban leader Saif Ul Jihad’s militants arrested in Pul-e-Alam city: NDS

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

LOGAR (Khaama Press): The Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested three militants affiliated with a Taliban leader Najeebullah alias Saif Ul Jihad in Logar province. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the militants were arrested during an operation of the Special Forces Unit of Afghan intelligence. The statement further added […]

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Taliban and ISIS-K militants killed in Afghan, Coalition Forces operations

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

KABUL (Khaama Press): At least eight militants affiliated with the Taliban and ISIS Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed during the separate operations conducted by the Afghan and Coalition Forces. According to informed military sources, the militants were killed in Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, and Helmand provinces in the past 24 hours. The sources further added that the […]

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Business

Long & Foster courts Amazon employees with designated landing site

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

Katishi Maake Long & Foster Real Estate has launched a landing page for Amazon employees who may transfer to Greater Washington as the company establishes a headquarters location in Arlington County this year. The site provides information on the region’s housing market, access to Long & Foster’s Realtor search and details on National Landing, an […]

US Cosmetics Company to Pay $996,080 for Violating North Korea Sanctions

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): US cosmetics company ELF has agreed to pay $996,080 for violating North Korea sanctions regulations by importing products with materials made in the country, the Treasury Department said in a statement on Thursday. “The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced a settlement of $996,080 with e.l.f. […]

Artistic maps of Pakistan and India show embroidery techniques of each region

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

Jessica Stewart Pakistani clothing company Generation has found a clever way to remind us how much textile art can demonstrate the richness of culture. Their textile map of Pakistan, which uses native embroidery techniques to mark different regions, has become a viral sensation, with more than 20,000 shares on Twitter. From traditional Swati embroidery to […]

TSB suffers £105m loss after computer chaos

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): TSB’s computer meltdown pushed the bank into a £105.4m loss last year, from a £162.7m profit in 2017. The disastrous IT upgrade resulted in £330.2m in costs, to be partly offset by £153m that TSB said it expected to recover from computer provider Sabis. About 80,000 customers switched their bank account away […]

Global gold demand up 4% in 2018: Report

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Global gold demand rose by 4 percent in 2018, according to a report by World Gold Council. The report released on Thursday said global gold demand reached 4,345.1 tons last year, up 185.2 tons year-on-year. “The annual increase was driven by a multi-decade high in central bank buying and accelerated investment in bars […]

Honda lifts forecasts despite ninth-month profit drop

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

TOKYO (APP): Japan’s Honda Motor said Friday it was revising up forecasts for its full-year net profit despite logging a fall of 34.5 percent for the nine months to December. The country’s third-largest automaker revised up its full year net profit to 695 billion yen ($6.3 billion) from the previous forecast of 675 billion yen, […]

Sports

Sammy reveals Zalmi kit

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar Zalmi’s Captain Daren Sammy revealed the Peshawar Zalmi Kit in the true Zalmi Way, Wearing a Peshawari Shawl, Playing the Rabab & having the Chitrali Cap on Daren Sammy revealed the Kit for PSL 4. Daren Sammy in the Zalmi way revealed the Peshawar Zalmi Kit for PSL 4. He was […]

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Liverpool draw with West Ham, lead over Man City at 3 points

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Liverpool settled for a 1-1 draw at West Ham United on Monday night, leaving them three points ahead of second-placed Manchester City in the Premier League standings. A win for Liverpool could have given them a five-point cushion over the defending champions, but instead City could go top on goal difference should Pep […]

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Pakistan to play for pride, S Africa eye whitewash

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan will look to end the South Africa tour on a high as they will face Protease in the third and final T20I of the series, which will be played in Centurion on Wednesday. The Men in Green had a horrid tour where they suffered 3-0 whitewash in the five-day format, 3-2 […]

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Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

MADRID (Agencies): Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for defrauding the Spanish state of 3.3 million euros (2.8 million pounds), a Spanish court filing showed on Tuesday, although the Portuguese will not serve any jail time. The filing said the tax ministry and Mourinho’s defence team had agreed to […]

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Shiffrin streaks to world super-G gold as Vonn crashes

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

SWEDEN (Agencies): Mikaela Shiffrin took her first step to world domination by storming to super-G gold on Wednesday, but there were tears for outgoing teammate Lindsey Vonn who crashed out. Shiffrin herself overcame a near-crash halfway down the hard-packed course in temperatures of -18 Celsius (-0.4F) to clock a winning time of 1min 04.89sec, nudging […]

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Aguero still Man City’s go-to goal getter

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Much has changed at Manchester City in the three seasons since Pep Guardiola took charge tasked with turning the wealth of the club’s Abu Dhabi backers into domination of English football. However, if Guardiola’s men are to reel in Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League, […]

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Fashion & Movies

Katrina Kaif and Mahesh Babu likely to be seen together in upcoming Telugu movie

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Telugu director Sukumar is planning his next with Katrina Kaif and Mahesh Babu. According to the latest reports, Sukumar is in talks with Katrina for her to play the lead in his untitled next. Even though no official announcement has been made about the film but we hear Mahesh Babu has already […]

Madhur Bhandarkar to direct a film based on mafia of UP

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Madhur Bhandarkar’s last release was two years back. Indu Sarkar, his last film did not quite create the impact that it was meant to, however, now the director is all set to start a fresh project. Madhur is known for his hard-hitting films like Corporate, Page 3, Fashion and more and now […]

Alia is a ‘Gundi’ says Mahesh Bhatt after watching Gully Boy trailer

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Earlier this week, makers of Gully Boy released film’s official trailer. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt. The duo have done various films together and share insane chemistry and we’re sure they are going to blow us with their performance. While Ranveer already shared Deepika’s reaction to the trailer, it’s […]

Emraan Hashmi’s upcoming Cheat India to now release as ‘Why Cheat India’ on January 18

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: All set for January 18 release, Emraan Hashmi’s Cheat India has created a great buzz. Coming as a surprise, the film now has a change in its title because of last-minute objection from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film which was earlier called, Cheat India is now called, Why […]

Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai likely to be seen together in Mani Ratnam’s movie

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Coming in as a great surprise for all cinema lovers, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Amitabh Bachchan may come together for Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus period drama. Touted to be as big as the Baahubali franchise, the film will reportedly star Aishwarya playing the female lead and has already signed the dotted line. […]

Los Angeles court rejects Judd harassment allegation against Weinstein

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AFP): A Los Angeles court on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein — but said she can move forward with allegations he defamed her and damaged her career. US District Judge Philip Gutierrez said the law covering sexual harassment within a professional relationship did not […]

Science & Technology

Samsung to launch its Galaxy A8s today

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Samsung Galaxy A8s will launch today as it was already scheduled. Fans will be able to watch the live streaming of the Samsung Galaxy A8s by South Korean consumer electronics giant. It will be the first smartphone that will sport an Infinity-O Display. On Sunday, Samsung just revealed on its Weibo page […]

Facebook fined $11.3 million by Italy for selling users data

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

ROME (AFP): Italy’s competition authority has fined Facebook 10 million euros ($11.3 million) for selling users’ data without informing them and “aggressively” discouraging users from trying to limit how the company shares their data. Facebook “misleadingly gets people to sign up… without informing them in an immediate and adequate way of how the data they […]

China launches rover to far side of moon

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing´s ambitions to become a space superpower, state media said. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe mission — named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology — launched on a Long March 3B […]

SpaceX launches carrying thousands of worms to ISS research team

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2018

FLORIDA (BBC): Thousands of worms have been fired into space so that scientists can learn how their muscles work in zero gravity. They hitched a ride on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 18:16 GMT on Wednesday. The flight was delayed for 24 hours after mouldy food was found […]

Samsung launches 5G services in South Korea

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: The major carriers in Samsung’s home country of South Korea have already started rolling out commercial 5G networks. According to a new report, the network provider SK Telecom recently made the world’s first successful commercial 5G video call in the country using a prototype Samsung smartphone that looked a lot like the […]

More than 100 new exoplanets discovered

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Using a combination of space-based and ground-based telescopes, scientists have revealed more than 100 new exoplanets. The discovery may prove useful for the search for life elsewhere in the universe. The combination of imaging techniques that were used to reveal the exoplanets were novel. Scientists, at the Japanese National Institutes of Natural […]

Health

Malnutrition serious health issue in Balochistan: Experts

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Malnutrition is a serious health issue in Balochistan, the experts observed in a seminar held under the aegis of the provincial health department. In last two years around 400,000 children were tested and 31,450 kids of them found to be suffering from undernourished, health experts told the seminar. The health department officials […]

How to quit smoking successfully… for good

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: About half of all smokers try to quit each year, according to federal data. But only about 7% are successful. Multiple social and psychological factors “We’ve heard about people who say, ‘That’s it!’ and they stop for good. But that’s pretty rare,” said tobacco researcher John Dani. “The average person makes […]

Ebola death toll climbs to 271 in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEIRRA LEONE: The death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo from Ebola has risen to 271 since the start of an outbreak in late July, the country’s health ministry said on Tuesday. Among the 542 cases of reported hemorrhagic fever, 494 were confirmed to be Ebola cases, according to the ministry. It […]

Health experts investigate rise of rare polio-like illness

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

LONDON (BBC): An increase in reported cases of a rare polio-like illness that mostly affects children is being investigated by Public Health England. Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) affects the nervous system, causing one or more of the limbs to become weak or floppy. PHE said 28 cases had been reported in England. Typically, a “handful” […]

US Surgeon General demands aggressive action against e-cigarettes

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): The US Surgeon General on Tuesday called for “aggressive” action against e-cigarette use, which he said has exploded to epidemic proportions among youth and puts their health and brain development at risk. “We must take aggressive steps to protect our children from these highly potent products that risk exposing a new generation of […]

Diets all over the world lacking essential vitamins, mineral for healthy growth

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

CANBERRA (Xinhua): Diets all over the world are lacking vitamins and minerals essential for healthy growth, Australia’s peak scientific body found. An analysis of global diets,released by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization(CSIRO) on Monday, revealed that the worldwide intake of calcium, vitamin D,vitamin E and folate is likely to remain inadequate through to […]

Travel

Six passengers injured as Vietjet plane makes troubled landing  

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

HANOI (AFP): Six people were injured after a the wheels of a recently delivered Vietjet Airbus plane flew off as the aircraft made a rough landing in central Vietnam, officials said Friday. The incident comes as Southeast Asia´s booming aviation industry faces scrutiny following last month´s deadly Lion Air crash in Indonesia blamed on technical […]

Nearly 35.6m foreigners visit Turkey

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Nearly 35.6 million foreigners visited Turkey in the January-October period this year, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced Friday. In the 10-month period, the number of foreign visitors climbed 22.4 percent compared to some 29 million in the same period last year. The Mediterranean resort city of Antalya was the top destination […]

Air India plane hits building at Stockholm

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk STOCKHOLM: An Air India plane, carrying 179 passengers, hit a building at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport with its wingtip as it was taxing on Wednesday. However, no injuries were reported. The accident reportedly occurred about 50 meters from Terminal 5, the main terminal for international flights, while all 179 passengers safely disembarked from the […]

Tulip tower of London might confuse air traffic control systems

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

LONDON (The Guardian): It has been compared to a cocktail cornichon and derided as an architectural Freudian slip, but Norman Foster’s proposed viewing platform and visitor attraction in the City of London is facing a potentially more serious objection. Gondalas designed to move up and down the top of the Tulip tower are at risk […]

New wild passenger jet with no middle seats, ever

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

WASHINGTON (CNN): No, it’s not some nightmare scenario brought about by severe flooding, but a real-deal Embraer E190-E2 aircraft, painted up in a special great white shark livery. In recent months, this ferocious flier has been turning heads and starring in travel Instagrams from the Maldives to South Africa while on a world tour and […]

Virgin Atlantic in talks to rescue Flybe

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Flybe and Virgin Atlantic have confirmed they are in talks about a sale or closer alliance. The move comes after cash-strapped Flybe put itself up for sale earlier this month. The Exeter-based regional airline said that Virgin was “one of the parties” it has been in discussions with. Last month, Flybe warned its […]

Articles

Yemen: Peace at last?

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2018

Afrah Nasser Peace in Yemen might be a far cry but at no time has it come closer than it is right now over the past 6 years. Rimbo, Sweden – It is still too early to believe that peace in Yemen is in sight, but at the same time, one can’t say that there […]

Another Islamophobic conspiracy theory: The Islamization of the ‘yellow vests’

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Farid Hafez                                                                                 In every period, when divisive incidents occur, rumors regarding Islamophobic conspiracies arise. When millions of refugees arrived from war-torn Syria and Iraq, one of the most prominent Islamophobic figures in the United States, Pamela Geller, argued that an Islamization plan was behind the influx of the refugees. The former social democrat and re-elected […]

From angry tweets to humble letter

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

Iqbal Khan President Donald Trump is always in a hurry for everything and more so for achieving a favourabe Afghan endgame. In the backdrop of daily attacks by the Taliban, who now hold sway in about half of Afghanistan’s territory, the Trump administration has stepped up efforts to find a ‘peaceful solution’ to the protracted […]

Will there be another referendum over Brexit?

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

Hanif Ghafari Brexit continues to be an implicit term in the Britain’s political equations. Complicating the process of the British withdrawal from the European Union is a joint measure taken by the British government and European authorities. At the same time, the British government, with its widespread negative propaganda against the Brexit, is seeking to […]

Friendly and peaceful relation is need of Pakistan and Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

Zain Ullah Khattak Pakistan and Afghanistan share a common boarder Durand line of 2430 kilometer bifurcating Pakhtun tribes. This border was determined between Pakistan and Afghanistan in 1893 through agreement between Afghanistan’s Emir Abdul Rehman Khan and British Government of India. After Independence of Pakistan in 1947 the Durand Line has become disputed between the […]

Far-right movements and the trajectory of neoliberal economies

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2018

Ahmet Akyildiz The external debt level of emerging economies has reached its highest level in history and according to global consulting giant McKinsey, the increase in the external debt burden of emerging markets, especially in South America and Asia, is a precursor of a global economic bubble. As the trade war starts to trigger inflation, […]

Editorial

Replicating Malaysian model

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan in visit of Malaysia hinted at replicating Malaysian model of economic growth. He eulogized the leadership of Malaysian leader Mahatir Mohammad who totally transformed the country, the per capita income and gross domestic product. Malaysia was far behind Pakistan in terms of economic growth in the decade of 1960s and Pakistan […]

Trump’s tirade, damage control

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

US president sparked off twitter spate with bold, articulate and audacious Prime Minister Imran Khan when he reiterated the allegations that he leveled in Fox News interview. Over the past 30 years, the American presidents have been dealing with docile and self-serving leadership in Pakistan. They have not interacted with Pakistani leaders who have the […]

Echo of Afghan peace

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

Efforts for bringing peace to Afghanistan are gaining momentum. After the second international peace conference on Afghanistan hosted by Russia in Moscow, US envoy on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalizad has also held talks with the Taliban represesentives in Doha, Qatar, where the militant group has a political office. A few months back US Principal Deputy Assistant […]

Imposing unpopular reforms

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

When Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) government formally approached the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout package, eminent economists Dr. Asfaq Ahmad Khan, who had been dealing with this global lender agency for 11 years, did not support availing the loan program in the prevailing economic scenario. He supported a homemade solution by involving economic experts […]

Strange and belated demand

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

Former Chairman Senate, veteran parliamentarian, constitutional expert and senior leader of PPP, Senator Raza Rabbani has demanded for the formation of National Accountability commissions and has complained that only politicians are targeted with a process of selective accountability and influential government functionaries are treated immune from it. However, he conceded this bitter reality that corruption […]

Tough choices

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

This time International Momentary Fund (IMF) has suggested harsh measures before a loan programme is agreed for Pakistan. It is not clear whether the new measures of more revenue generation will be focused more on expanding the base of direct taxes or on the regressive indirect taxes, increases in power tariff and petroleum levies. The […]

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