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COAS calls on PM Imran, discusses range of issues

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan. During the meeting, matters pertaining to country’s internal and external security situation came under discussion. The COAS also apprised the prime minister of Pakistan Army’s professional preparedness. Matters relating to Afghanistan’s situation and reconciliation process […]

Afghan peace process: PM Imran meets US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday held a meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation process Zalmay Khalilzad in the federal capital. During the meeting, the envoy extended best wishes on behalf of US President Donald Trump and discussed the prospects of Afghanistan peace process with the premier. “The US leadership […]

Population control is symbol of Pakistan’s survival, says Chief Justice

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar warned on Wednesday that the population of the country will reach 45 crore in next 30 years if not controlled timely. While addressing a symposium hosted in Supreme Court (SC) on population control, the CJP maintained that the resources are limited in the country but […]

Pakistan always played positive for bringing peace in Afghanistan: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan always played constructive role for restoring peace in Afghanistan and will continue the efforts in the better interest of both the countries. FM Qureshi said this while addressing in a ceremony, to honor Afghan students, studying in Pakistan on Wednesday. He said that […]

Disqualification case: Zulfi Bukhari submits reply in Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis, Zulfi Bukhari has submitted a reply in the Supreme Court on a petition seeking his disqualification, on Wednesday. Earlier in September, a petition was filed in the top court against Bukhari’s appointment as the premier’s special assistant on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development […]

Top court to hear Model Town case today

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear the Model Town tragedy case on Wednesday (today). Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will head a five-member larger bench including Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Mazhar Alam Mian. Earlier on Tuesday, Supreme Court issued notices to 146 […]

Global

Saudi denies bin Salman’s contacts on Khashoggi murder

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denied accusations by U.S. senators about involvement of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “At no time did HRH the Crown Prince correspond with any Saudi officials in any government entity on harming Jamal Khashoggi,” Fatimah Baeshen, a spokesperson for the […]

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Migrant caravan in Mexico waits for US to open doors

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

TIJUANA (AA): Over 9,000 migrants from mostly Central American countries have arrived in the Mexican border city of Tijuana in hopes of getting into the US. One of the migrants waiting for America to open its doors is 39-year-old Maria Lila Meza Castro from Honduras. Castro, mother of five, and her son were at the […]

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Bulgaria will shun UN migration agreement

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

SOFIA (Reuters): Bulgaria will not join a United Nations accord on regulating the treatment of migrants worldwide and would not attend the conference marking its formal adoption in Morocco next week, its centre-right government decided on Wednesday. The Black Sea state’s government said it would also abstain in a subsequent vote on a resolution in […]

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Germany concerned of HRs situation in Xinjiang

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany’s human rights commissioner Baerbel Kofler has criticized China over repressive policies against Uighur Muslims in northwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region of the country. “I am shocked by reports of the treatment of the Turkic Uighur minority, more than one million of whom are estimated to be imprisoned in internment camps in Xinjiang,” […]

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NATO is in Afghanistan to fight terrorism, says chief

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

ANKARA (AA): NATO is in Afghanistan to fight against international terrorism, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. “We are in Afghanistan to help the Afghan people but we are also in Afghanistan to help ourselves. We are there to fight international terrorism and to prevent Afghanistan from ever again becoming a safe heaven for international […]

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Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

ANKARA (Reuters): Istanbul’s chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler and the deputy head of its foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The prosecutor’s office has concluded there is “strong suspicion” that Saud […]

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Pakistan

Two dead in gas cylinder explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Two people died and three others were injured when gas cylinder of balloon vendor exploded here on Friday. The gas cylinder fitted on a hand-driven cart of balloon seller exploded with big bang in Topi area of Swabi. One person died on the spot in the blast while four others were seriously […]

Seven killed, 18 injured in road accidents

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report SHEIKHPURA: As many as seven people were killed and 18 others were injured on Friday night in two road accidents in Sheikhpur and Sahiwal areas. According to reports, a man and his wife travelling in the rickshaw were killed along with four others, while one other was seriously injured. The deceased and injured […]

Asfandyar urges stakeholders to work for Afghan peace

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) President Asfandyar Wali Khan has said time has arrived that all the stakeholders should work above their differences and sincerely make efforts for the peace in Afghanistan. In a statement issued here Friday, he said if this golden opportunity was missed the consequences would be dreadful and would […]

Samar criticizes delay in BRT project completion

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Member Provincial Assembly of ANP Samar Haroon Bilour has criticized the KP Government for its failure to complete the mega BRT project in time which she claimed to have made the lives of the Peshawarites difficult and adversely affected the trader’s business activities. In a statement here Friday, she said, apart from […]

6th session of NA on Monday

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The 6th session of National Assembly (NA) will commence from Monday at Parliament House. Speaker NA Asad Qaiser will chair the session. Important national issues besides routine proceeding will be taken into consideration. Session will start at 4pm in the afternoon.  

Mahmood approves provincialization of Six roads, nomenclatures

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan approved provincialization  of six provincial roads along-with their nomenclatures. He also approved regularization of 148 contract employees of Pakhtunkhwa Highways Authority and technical allowance for graduate engineers working in the field under Pakhtunkhwa Highways Authority. Approval to this effect was given in the 16th annual meeting […]

Afghanistan

Alliance of protesting candidates demand separation of non-biometric votes

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Grand Alliance of Protesting Candidates have demanded the fresh recount of all votes, invalidation of non-biometric votes and warned to create a parallel Wolesi Jirga if fraudulent votes not separated from transparent votes. Tens of protesting candidates have gathered here under the umbrella of a national alliance and made their demands […]

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New Mazar-i-Sharif mayor vows to fight corruption

By The Frontier Post | December 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SAHRIF: The new mayor for Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Monday took charge with the pledge to do away with corruption and illegal activities in his department. Abdul Haq Khurrami, the new Mazar-i-Sharif mayor, formally took charge during a ceremony and praised the efforts of former acting mayor. However, the […]

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Hundreds killed in Nov attacks in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

KABUL (AA): More than 300 Afghan civilians, security forces and thousands of armed rebels were killed in November in signs of escalating violence in the war-torn country. Figures compiled by Anadolu Agency indicate there has been an evident surge in killings amid a renewed push by the US for peace talks with Taliban in the […]

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Takhar: Illegal commander surrenders after long siege

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TALOQAN: Local security officials on Sunday said notorious illegal militia commander in northern Takhar province, Nawidak, surrendered to Afghan forces without resistance after a long siege. The illegal commander and his fighters were besieged for two days by security forces inside a hospital in Taloqan, the capital of Takhar. Acting Takhar police chief […]

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Jawad Peikar assumes charge as acting minister

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Mohammad Jawad Peikar on Sunday assumed charge as the acting minister of Urban Development and Land Ministry, a day after President Ghani issued separate decrees approving the merger of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing and Independent Land Directorate. Mr. Peikar was introduced to the Ministry of Urban Development and Land […]

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IEC declares Wolesi Jirga elections result of 5 provinces

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the Wolesi Jirga elections preliminary results of Kunar, Samangan, Sar-i-Pul, Nuristan and Maidan Wardak provinces. Addressing reporters, IEC head Abdul Baday Sayyad on Saturday evening announced the names of winning candidates as following: Kunar: Jawed Safi has received 6,912 votes, Maulvi Shahzada Shaheed has received […]

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Business

Oil prices soar on cut pledge, US-China deal

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices soared more than five per cent on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia renewed a pact to cap output, while the US agreed to halt raising tariffs on Chinese imports, stalling a trade row that many feared could hit demand for the commodity. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he and […]

Volvo recalls over 16,000 in China over CVM problem

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

BEIJING (Xinhua): A total of 16,582 Volvos are being recalled in China due to a problem with the software in the Vehicle Connectivity Module (VCM), according to the State Administration for Market Regulation. The recall affects both imported and domestically made models including XC90, S90, V90CC and XC40, manufactured between 2016 and 2018, the administration […]

China, Hong Kong stocks edges up over truce on trade war

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): China and Hong Kong stocks jumped in early Monday trading after President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump reached an agreement to de-escalate the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The Shanghai Composite Index surged 2.6 per cent and the Hang Seng Index advanced 2.8 per cent. Markets elsewhere […]

‘Marriott to pay to replace hacked passports’

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Sen. Charles Schumer says Marriott hotel officials should pay for new passports for customers whose passport numbers were hacked as part of a massive data breach. The New York Democrat said Sunday that Marriott should immediately notify customers who are at greatest risk of identity theft and pay the $110 cost of […]

Economic growth set for ‘steady’ rise

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): There is a stable outlook for Abu Dhabi’s economy, with growth set to “steadily recover” to hit 3 percent in 2021, according to an S&P Global Ratings report. The ratings agency affirmed its “AA/A-1+” sovereign credit rating for the emirate, saying that the government’s net asset position will “shield it against almost all […]

Deutsche Bank chief dismisses takeover speculation

By The Frontier Post | December 3, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): Deutsche Bank is not at risk of a takeover, its chief executive told a German weekly paper after its shares fell to a record low on Friday in the wake of a two-day raid related to money laundering allegations. Speculation about a possible merger has continued despite the bank’s dismissal in September of […]

Sports

Pakistan to host Hockey Series Open

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: After a long time, Pakistan will be staging an international hockey tournament after Inter Hockey Federation (FIH) has granted one of the first rounds of the ‘Hockey Series Open’ to Pakistan. The Hockey Series Open is available for entry to all eligible countries. Events at this level are continent based. The number […]

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Germany beat Pakistan 1-0 in Hockey World Cup

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

BHUBANESHWAR (Monitoring Desk): Germany defeated Pakistan 1-0 in the Hockey World Cup match played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Germany’s Miltkau Marco scored the only goal for his side. Pakistan, four time title holders, are currently 13th ranked while the Germans, the two time winners, are placed 6th in the FIH rankings. The […]

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FIFA investigating sex abuse claims on Afghanistan women’s team

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

KABUL (Agencies): Football’s world governing body FIFA is looking into claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women’s team, it confirmed in a statement on Saturday (Dec 1). The allegations against officials including the Afghanistan Football Federation’s president Keramuddin Karim were reported in Britain’s Guardian newspaper. The AFF has “vigorously” rejected claims. […]

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Chinese snooker duo banned for match-fixing

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Chinese snooker players Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng have been banned from the sport for match-fixing with the former being given the longest suspension since English player Stephen Lee received a 12-year ban in 2013. An independent tribunal ruled Yu, 31, will be out of the sport for 10 years and nine months […]

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Amir likely to get the nod for South Africa Tests

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir is likely to make a comeback in the Test side during the upcoming tour of South Africa. According to private channel, the national selection committee is thinking about including Amir in the side in place of off-spinner Bilal Asif. The former has been on the sidelines since Pakistan’s […]

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Shadman, Shakib give B’desh solid start against Windies

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): Debutant opener Shadman Islam and skipper Shakib Al Hasan hit a fifty each to put Bangladesh into a comfortable position in the second Test against the West Indies in Dhaka on Friday. Shadman hit 76 runs while Shakib remained unbeaten on 55 as Bangladesh reached 259-5 at stumps on the opening day after […]

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Fashion & Movies

Madhuri Dixit to be seen in Netflix film

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: So here’s your big news of the day. One of the most loved and iconic actors of Indian cinema, Madhuri Dixit is all set join hands with streaming giant Netflix. However, she won’t be seen on screen. Madhuri is producing a Marathi film called 15th August. The announcement was made just a […]

Ranveer Singh to feature on Bigg Boss 12 finale

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan’s popular reality TV show Bigg Boss 12 is close to it’s climax, which is scheduled for December 30. A report in a leading daily now claims that Ranveer Singh has confirmed his presence as a guest during the show’s grand finale week. A source close to the project stated, “Ranveer […]

Sonali Bendre celebrates Diwali with family in New York

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonali Bendre has truly been an inspiration to us in many ways. Even though she is currently battling a life threatening disease like cancer, she is going about it with a broad smile on her face. So it comes as no surprise that she managed to ring in Diwali despite all odds […]

Sushmita Sen to tie the knot with Rohman Shawl in 2019

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actress Sushmita Sen, who has been spending quality time with beau Rohman Shawl clearly seems to be in love. Making their alleged relationship pretty much official, Sushmita and Rohman have been snapped on various dinner dates. Quite recently, they were seen attending a Diwali party together. While Sushmita called him, ‘love of […]

Alia and Varun celebrate Diwali with Karan Johar

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Every year Karan Johar’s office hosts a special pooja on Diwali. This year it was no different. The Dharma office was flooded by talented youngsters, those who had started their starry trek with him and those who would be doing so with a Dharma film. Pictures of Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Kiara […]

Rohit Shetty close camera after completing shoot of Simmba

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rohit Shetty’s Simmba which stars Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan has been making headlines ever since its announcement. After five months of shooting, Simmba’s journey has finally come to an end. Sara, Ranveer and Rohit Shetty all shared emotional posts on working together. On working with director Rohit Shetty and co-star […]

Science & Technology

Users complain slower speeds in new iPhones

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Apple’s newly released iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max customers have recently been seeing reporting issues with the phone’s poor cell and Wi-Fi reception. Users upgrading from their older models to Apple’s new iPhones have complained about the phone’s poor cell and Wi-Fi signal strength along with significantly slower speeds as compared […]

Facebook launches dating service in Colombia

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

COLOMBIA (AFP): Facebook said Friday a dating service it teased early this year is being rolled out in Colombia. The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners. The new feature, rolled out in Colombia this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health

4.8m kids to be vaccinated in anti measles drive from 15th

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Provincial Health Department KP has decided to launch 12 days anti measles drive from October 15-27 across the province as the epidemic has attained alarming shape after over ten thousands suspected cases of the disease were reported in the health facilities of the province. The preparations to eliminate measles from the province […]

WHO launches cholera vaccine campaign in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ADEN: About 540,000 women, children and men who received a first dose of the vaccine in August, in Hudaydah and Ibb governorates, are targeted in this new four-day campaign. More than 3,000 health workers have been trained and mobilized for this effort. During the latest campaign, close to 387,400 people were vaccinated, covering […]

Child dies in first polio virus case in PNG

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk Papua New Guinea: Medical authorities declared that a child has been killed in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after being inflicted with polio virus. World Health Organization (WTO) country representative Luo Dapeng confirmed that children under the age of 15, who didn’t receive vaccines, are most likely to be affected. He added: “PNG had […]

Vitamin B likely to boost kidney function in young diabetics

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Vitamin B May Boost Kidney Function In Young Diabetics: 5 Vegetarian Foods Rich In Vitamin B According to a new study, vitamin B supplements may improve kidney functions in adolescents suffering from type-1 diabetes. The study, which was presented at the 57th Annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting, said that consumption […]

Let’s protect every child against measles through vaccination

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A day long orientation workshop on measles Vaccination Campaign 2018 was organized by the directorate of Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF. Renowned religious leaders and district khateebs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the event and pledged their support for measles campaign starting in the country from October 15, […]

Dengue cases continue to rise in Rawalpindi

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: In alarming development, dengue fever cases have registered a sharp rise in the city as 59 people including women and children results were tested positive. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Saima Younas  after continuously increasing in the number of dengue patients directed the officials to expedite surveillance activities or tracing larva and its eradication […]

Travel

Ryanair pilots go on strike in 5 countries

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair’s pilots went on strike Friday in five countries to enforce improvements in pay and working conditions. The strike, which started at 03.01 am on Friday, will end at 02.59 am on Saturday, in Germany, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Cancellations of flights due to the strike are […]

Over 43m passengers chose Turkish Airlines in Jan-July

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Airlines carried 43.2 million passengers from January to July this year, the airline announced Thursday. According to a statement, the total number of passengers carried by the Turkey’s national flag carrier saw a 15.2-percent hike on a yearly basis, up from 37.5 million passengers in the the same period in 2017. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Articles

Adopting the uniform educational policy

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2018

Abdul Rahman Malik Education in Pakistan is the most neglected sector as the just meagre budget is allocated for it. The dilapidated buildings, shortage of staff and lack basic facilities present a grim picture which should be the eye-opener for the present PTI govt headed by the most charismatic leader Imran Khan -The prime minister […]

Will India’s order banning ‘triple talaaq’ really protect Muslim women?

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Priyanka Borpujari Is the Indian government’s executive order to criminalise oral divorce a progressive move to deliver justice to Muslim women, or will it just end up criminalising Muslim men? The government of India passed an executive order that will send Muslim men to prison for three years for ending their marriage by uttering “talaaq” […]

Rethinking Somali national identity

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

M. Salah Ahmed In the pre-colonial era, Somalia existed as segmented city states in coastal regions and as various independent principalities in the interior territories without a central authority or state. But, that did not stop them from creating a national identity. A common identity that could unite the segmented city states and which was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Editorial

Check on money laundering

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

The scourge of money laundering which started almost 32 years ago flourished in the successive oligarchic civilian governments and this licit business is still on. Law Minster Dr. Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javed jointly announced a justice and accountability agreement between the United Kingdom and Pakistan aimed at repatriating “the looted wealth […]

Lingering CPEC controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

The controversy generated by the recent Financial Times report about resetting CPEC priorities refuses to go away despite the clarification issued by the Advisor to the Prime Minster on Commerce and textile that he was quoted out of context by the British newspaper. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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