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Reforms being introduced in tribal districts: PM

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that tribal culture, traditions and way of living will remain preserved even after merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing elders of now merged FATA districts in Peshawar on Saturday, he said before war on terror the system of tribal areas was working smoothly and people would get…

No oil, gas reserves found in Karachi: sources

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The recent attempt to find oil and gas reserves off the shore of Karachi has been futile as no hydrocarbons reserves were found. According to the private channel sources, the drilling process at the Kekra-1 well has been finished and a report in this regard has been sent to PM Imran Khan.…

Imran-Trump meeting hinges on breakthrough in Doha peace talks: Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

ISLAMABAD: (Monitoring Desk): A meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump might take place after headway in Afghan peace talks in Doha, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said. Speaking to Urdu News, the foreign minister said progress in in the ongoing talks between Taliban and the United States will pave…

General Bajwa visits troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan Border at Dawatoi in North Waziristan. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military said, Army Chief General Bajwa was briefed about progress on border fencing, sanitisation operation, socio-economic development projects and rehabilitation of TDPs.…

CNG price in Punjab goes up by Rs3 per kg

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Compressed natural gas (CNG) prices in Punjab have gone up by Rs3 per kg following sharp depreciation of the rupee against the US dollar in inter-bank market in the past few days. After this increase, the new price of CNG in Punjab is Rs82.79 per kg. “If the US dollar goes above…

Zardari meets Fazl, discuss joint strategy against government

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Asif Ali Zardari met with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday to discuss a joint strategy against the government, sources said. According to sources, the two leaders who met in Islamabad had a consensus on uniting the opposition parties and to continue…

Global

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on 100th Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence. No group claimed responsibility for the 10 bombs but both, the militant Islamic State (IS) group and the…

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Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

SRINAGAR (Reuters): Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir’s main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government’s decision two weeks ago to revoke the region’s autonomy. Some 190 primary schools were set open in Srinagar in a sign of normalcy returning to Muslim majority Jammu…

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Airstrike kills 3, injures 12 in Idlib, Syria

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

ANKARA (AA): An airstrike killed three civilians and injured 12 others during a transfer to Turkey’s observation point in Syria’s Idlib, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Monday. “We strongly condemn this attack that violates existing agreements, cooperation and dialogue with Russia,” the ministry said in a statement. Early on Monday, a troops transfer to…

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Turkey: 3 mayors suspended over alleged terror links

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

ANKARA (AA): The Turkish Interior Ministry on Monday suspended three mayors in eastern and southeastern Turkey for supporting terrorism. According to an official statement by the ministry, the mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van provinces — Adnan Selcuk Mizrakli, Ahmet Turk and Bedia Ozgokce Ertan, respectively have been suspended. It added that the mayors already…

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Iran says to reduce more obligations under nuke deal

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

TEHRAN (AA): Iran plans a third phase of scaling down commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, according to the country’s foreign ministry on Monday. Speaking at a press conference in Tehran, ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said the third phase will be planned in correspondence with the circumstances facing Iran and other signatories of the nuclear…

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Sudan’s ex-president Bashir arrives at corruption trial

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

KHARTOUM (Reuters): Sudan’s ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Monday arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in the capital Khartoum where he is facing corruption charges, a Reuters witness said. Bashir is charged with illicit possession of foreign currency and accepting gifts in an unofficial manner, prosecutor Alaa al-Din Abdallah said in June. His…

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Pakistan

India suffered moral defeat on Kashmir issue: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report SKARDU: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday said that India suffered moral defeat on Kashmir issue at the international forums. Talking to PPP’s office bearers in Skardu, Bilawal said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pursuing the ideology of Hindutva. He said that they would fulfill the promises…

Two approvers against Shehbaz family in money laundering case seek bail

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Two suspects who have become approver in a money laundering case against Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and members of his family approached the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking their release on bail. Shahid Rafique and Aftab Mehmood moved a bail petition in the high court through…

Timely completion of projects under CPEC priority of Govt: PM

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says completion of ongoing projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor on time is first and foremost priority of the government. He was chairing a high-level meeting to review progress on various ongoing projects under CPEC in Islamabad today. The prime minister said China Pakistan Economic Corridor is realistic…

Raja Pervez Ashraf files petition for removal from ECL

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, accused in the rental power corrupter case, has filed a petition for removal from the Exit Control List (ECL) to go to abroad. PPP leader filed the application in the Islamabad High Court to challenge the notification of adding his name in the ECL.…

FM Qureshi, Tehmina Janjua discuss diplomatic issues

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Representative of Prime Minister on Diplomatic Outreach Tehmina Janjua called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Monday. They discussed important diplomatic issues including the grave situation in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, the Foreign Minister said Pakistan is facing a number of challenges at the…

PM Imran takes notice of uncontrolled poliovirus outbreak in KP

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minsiter Imran Khan today (August 19) called for an emergency meeting after taking notice of uncontrolled poliovirus outbreak in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. An emergency meeting will be held in the Prime Minister s Secretariat on August 22 (Wednesday). Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and the Chief Secretary have been asked to attend.…

Afghanistan

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on 100th Independence Day

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence. No group claimed responsibility for the 10 bombs but both, the militant Islamic State (IS) group and the…

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US forces pound Taliban hideout

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk URUZGAN: The US forces pounded a Taliban hideout with guided in rockets. The 205th Atal Corps said in a statement that the US forces targeted the Taliban hideout in Charchino district of Uruzgan. The statement further added that the strikes killed 7 Taliban militants and destroyed the hideout of the group. Furthermore, the…

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Helmand security council meeting focus on peace, presidential elections

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL : The senior government and security officials met in Helmand province to discuss the ongoing efforts for peace and upcoming presidential elections. The officials met during a security shura (council) meeting and promised support towards peace in Afghanistan, by protecting the people of Helmand during the presidential election. Afghan National Army 215th…

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Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Ghazni, Wardak: Thunder Corps

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during the airstrikes and clash in Ghazni and Wardak provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the security forces conducted an airstrike in Starnai area of Deh Yak district in Ghazni. The statement further added that the airstrike killed 7 Taliban militants and…

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Female presidential contender warns of regional, global instability

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Dr. Massouda Jalal, the only female presidential contender in Afghanistan’s presidential elections has warned of regional and global instability due to the ongoing violence in Afghanistan. In an opinion editorial to Khaama Press, Dr. Jalal said the 40-year long conflict in Afghanistan has sparked unprecedented concerns among the people, government and society…

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100th I-Day celebrations in historic Dar-ul-Aman Palace postponed

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has postponed celebrations to commemorate the 100th Independence Day of Afghanistan which was scheduled for Monday in the historic Dar-ul-Aman Palace. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said the Secretariat tasked to organize the 100th Independence Celebrations of Afghanistan has postponed the event as per President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s instructions in…

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Business

Kuwait portfolio shift on signs of global economic weakness

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

KUWAIT CITY (Agencies): The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) began increasing its exposure to bonds and cash two years ago to boost liquidity in its portfolio as the global economy showed signs of weakness, Kuwaiti newspaper Alqabas reported on Sunday, citing sources. The report provided rare insight on the strategy of one of the world’s biggest…

Oil markets react positively to ease in US-China trade tensions

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ABUL DHABI: An ease up in the US-China trade war could see oil prices moving up after US president Donald Trump announced a delay in tariffs, analysts said. After weeks of sliding oil prices as a result of increasing US-China trade relations, the market received some positive news last week after the US…

Gold prices climb to an astounding Rs89,000/tola

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Gold price is continuously rising in the country and the current price of the yellow metal stands at Rs 89,000 per tola after an increase of Rs 600 per tola. Per tola gold in Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Gujranwala, Multan, Faisalabad, Karachi, Hyderabad, and other sarafa markets were sold at Rs 89,000. The…

Exports to EU remain stagnant for last 4 yrs

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) former chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh on Sunday expressed his serious concern for not availing full potential of Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP plus), which is yet to be achieved despite the fact that the facility has been in place for the last five years.…

RCCI striving to promote gems & jewelry sector: RCCI President

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) was making efforts to promote Gems and Jewelry sector to attract foreign investment as Pakistan is rich in natural resources of gems and precious stones, said President RCCI Malik Shahid Saleem. Talking to APP here Sunday, he said RCCI has finalized arrangements to hold a…

Trade deficit down by 15% in 2018-19: FEBR

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: As the government is going to complete its one year in power the Friends of Economic and Business Reforms on Sunday hailed it for managing to narrow down the trade deficit by over 15 percent to around $32 billion in 2018-19 mainly due to drop in import from China. FEBR President Kashif…

Sports

Shoaib is another fan of Archer

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan’s former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar join the list of disgruntled fans and critics who condemned Jofra Archer’s conduct after he struck Australia’s Steve Smith on fourth day of the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Saturday. The Pakistani cricket champ turned to Twitter to voice his displeasure at the lack of…

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Three dead in soccer match riots

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

TEGUCIGALPA (Agencies): At least three people died and seven were injured in riots Saturday night between rival soccer fans ahead of a national championship game in Honduras, a hospital treating the victims said. Supporters of Olimpia and Motagua teams — bitter local rivals — rioted outside National Stadium in the capital Tegucigalpa. Julieth Chavarría, a…

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Raja slams Flower over security concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Cricketer-turned -commentator Ramiz Raja has slammed the former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower for his criticism of the security situation in Pakistan. Flower, recently in an interview with ESPNCricinfo, had said that the “lack of freedom and security aspect” was the most frustrating thing of living in Pakistan during his five-year tenure…

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Lundstram strike gives Sheffield Utd 1-0 win over Palace

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

SHEFFIELD (Agencies): John Lundstram’s second-half goal gave Sheffield United a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday, in the first Premier League game at Bramall Lane for 12 years. Palace manager Roy Hodgson restored Wilfred Zaha to his starting line-up after starting him on the bench for the scoreless opening-week draw against Everton, while Chris…

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Mohammad Shahzad suspended for a year

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman, cannot play “any form of cricket” for a year. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), which had earlier suspended Shahzad indefinitely for breaching the board’s code of conduct, has fixed the term of his suspension, which will now last one year. Shahzad’s suspension stems from his breach of a…

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Ashley Cole announces retirement, plans move into coaching

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Former England defender Ashley Cole is planning a move into coaching after announcing his retirement from soccer. Cole won 13 major titles during his 20-year career, including the 2012 Champions League with Chelsea, three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. The 38-year-old Cole, who also won 107 caps for England, announced his…

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Fashion & Movies

Taylor Swift heading for 14th UK Top 10 single with Lover

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The Official Chart, First Look, which is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 today between 6pm – 7pm, offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports. Here’s how the week is shaping up so…

Dance parties return to Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks. The Mongols Motorcycle Club dance circle was one of several at the Riot Gear Summer Rush event, a car show and concert held at a…

Shouldn’t troll those accused in harassment case, says Richa Chadha

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Actress Richa Chadha has said that people shouldn’t troll or abuse a person who is accused in a sexual harassment case on social media platforms till the time that person isn’t proved guilty or innocent. Richa was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of “Section 375” along with actors…

Nushrat Bharucha wants to do a thriller after Dream Girl

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Nushrat Barucha, who will be seen in the upcoming film Dream Girl co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, talks about her future projects. The actress says that she wants to do a thriller movie. Known for her girl-next-door roles in films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, actress Nushrat Bharucha…

Nusrat remembered on 22nd death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The world renowned Pakistani musician and Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was remembered on his 22nd death anniversary on Friday. Born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad, the legend Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the fifth child and first son of Fateh Ali Khan, a musician, vocalist, instrumentalist and…

King of rock ‘n’ roll remembered worldwide

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Legendary US rock ‘n’ roll star Elvis Presley lives on in the hearts of millions of music lovers, even though 42 years have passed since his mysterious death. Born on Jan. 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Aaron Presley became known worldwide for singing, swaying, and ushering in a new era of…

Science & Technology

Huawei P Smart Pro major specs spilled online

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: The Huawei Nova 5T was spotted on Android Enterprise website yesterday. However, Huawei is also working on a similar smartphone named Huawei P smart Pro which has also now popped up there, revealing its official name along with some other information. The front panel of the P smart Pro is visible in…

Facebook extends Instagram AR feature

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook opened its Spark AR platform to the public on Instagram, enabling users to create and publish custom AR special effects, and reportedly pitching the company head-to-head against Snapchat’s Lenses feature. Instagram first rolled out AR effects in May 2018, and Facebook said more than 1 billion people have used Spark AR-powered…

Steroid-tools-based social media affecting domestic value-bonds

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the cyber world of modern steroid technology, Internet is playing a pivotal role in constructing human life, but, at the same time, deteriorating the social lives of the individuals through breaking domestic and social value-bonds and standings of society. The social media is one of the largest modern-day facility provider tool.…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future linked to technology

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KIGALI: Sub-Saharan Africa’s future is intertwined with technology, which offers great promise for the region’s growth and development across all economic sectors. At least 239 million people across the region were connected to the internet by the end of 2018, according to a recent report by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association…

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk UNITED NATIONS: UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, The Associated Press quoted a summary…

Quantum Teleportation has been reported in a Qutrit for the first time

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: It’s time to celebrate another first in the field of quantum physics: scientists have been able to ‘teleport’ a qutrit, or a piece of quantum information based on three states, opening up a whole host of new possibilities for quantum computing and communication. Up until now, quantum teleportation has only been managed…

Health

Measles kill more people in DR Congo than Ebola

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk DR CPONGO: Measles has killed 2,758 people in DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year, medical NGO Doctors Without Borders said, and called Saturday for a “massive mobilisation of funds.” The disease, preventable with a vaccine, has infected over 145,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo between…

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk UTAH: Researchers at the University of Utah Health have used machine learning to start making links between seemingly instinctive, random behaviors and the genetic factors that shape such behaviors. Using machine learning to study mice with differences in their genetics and age, the team found that these differences influenced the behavioral sequences the…

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American…

Replacing red meat with poultry may decrease breast cancer risk, study finds

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Eating poultry instead of red meat may reduce breast cancer risk in women by more than a quarter, a new study suggests. A group of researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences conducted research among 42,012 women over seven and a half years, observing the types of meat they…

Do not eat excessive meat on Eid ul Azha, doctors warn

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Doctors have warned that meat lovers can fall prey to several diseases during Eid ul Azha if they eat excessive amounts of meat as doing so can cause diarrhea, vomiting, high blood pressure and excess uric acid in the body. Doctors have recommended that people should be wary of eating large quantity…

Scientists uncover new insights into the origin of life

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New research investigated whether early Earth could have supported some of the conditions required for the building blocks of life — as proposed by a famous experiment. Turns out it did. How did we get here? That’s one of the big questions that has been vexing humans probably since we first became…

Travel

Plan being devised for promotion of tourism

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report MULTAN: Commissioner Multan division Iftikhar Sahu has said that a plan is being devised for promotion of tourism as per the vision of Prime Minister. He directed the officials concerned to take steps for restoration of recreational places of the city for Multanites. The Commissioner expressed these views during his visit to Fort…

Turkey: Tourism booms during Eid holidays

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, the top two favorite destinations of both domestic and foreign tourists. “We had a great Eid al-Adha holiday as a country. We projected 5.5 million citizens to…

Turkey tourism revives since freedom from ISIL

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s government is encouraging tourists to visit an ancient city which was controlled by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group, not so long ago. The ancient city of Karkamesh straddles the Turkey-Syria border. The extensive ruins on the Syrian side of the border were…

Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk YOGYAKARTA: Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight. Sunrise wasn’t spectacular on that recent summer day. But even an ordinary dawn at Borobudur Temple — nine stone tiers…

HK protests: How badly has tourism been affected?

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Protesters in Hong Kong have begun a three-day sit-in at the city’s international airport – a day after the US warned citizens to “exercise increased caution” when travelling there. Several other nations – including Australia, the UK, Ireland, Singapore and Japan – have also issued heightened travel advisories over what the…

Tehran has its eye on visitors from China

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Fancy a stroll through the ruins of Persepolis, from which the ancient Persian kings Darius and Xerxes once ruled their empires? Or a shopping trip under the vaulted ceilings of the Tabriz souks? Or if action is more your style, how about scuba diving off Kish Island? Or snowboarding in the Alborz…

Articles

Role of opposition in a democratic setup

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Asmat Shah Garwaki As history depicts, Hujras (guesthouses) in Pashtun-dominated areas have been playing a highly significant role to keep people abreast of day to day events, national and even international developments. Hujra is common gathering place in a village where people get together after evening till late night, sipping green tea and exchanging views…

Message behind release of Iranian oil tanker

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

Mohammad Ghaderi The Gibraltar court ordered the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 to be released. The tanker was seized by the British Royal Marines about a month ago.  This verdict was the ending of an elaborate game designed by John Bolton National Security Advisor of the United States and Mike Pompeo, carried out by the…

Turkey-China relations and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Muhammet Ali Guler Official relations between Turkey and China began in 1971, and from that time, they have seen ups and downs. Over the last decade, however, relations have seen observable improvements, mainly in the political, economic and cultural fields. In the political domain, the leaders of the two sides have advocated stable discourse and…

Mind Mapping the Money Laundering regime in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Shahid Ilyas Khan Money laundering is one of the most complex form of all white collar crimes. It is rightly called the ‘’Dirty money’’ as it has far reaching negative effect upon the economy of any country. In Pakistan this phenomenon has been increasing at an alarming speed due to the ill gotten money which…

Pakistan Must Act: Swiftly and Smartly!

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Iqbal Khan Cardinal question for the moment is: Will NarendraModi’spremediated triggering of crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) snowball enough to incite and invoke US led intervention by the UN to throw up a win-win solution for one of the oldest disputes on the UN agenda? Presumably, Modi initiated the process on side-lines of recent…

China-US ‘beggar thy neighbor’ trade war hurts us all

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg The “no holds barred” China-US trade war is pushing the world into recession. Both the World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned that a global crisis could be the outcome of this war along with rising protectionism. As energy supplier to the world, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies…

Editorial

Effective health cover

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched Sehat Sahulat Programme on Saturday for the people with physical disabilities by giving Insaf Health Card to a teenage girl on wheelchair. It is worth appreciation to provide free of cost healthcare to these special people who may be more vulnerable to diseases as compared with the physically strong ones.…

KPK industrialisation

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Presiding over a meeting, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan urged accelerating the measures needed for the establishment of special economic zone which are related to CPEC, new industrial estates and making functional the existing ones. The location disadvantage of being far away from seaports, lack of fiscal incentives like tax holiday of about 10 years, irrationally…

Quetta seminary blast

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

An Improvised Explosive Device blast killed five worshipers and injured 22 others in a religious seminary in Kuchlac area 25 kilometers away from Quetta. The terror incidents in the restive Baluchistan Province are continuously on the rise. This is the fourth incident of bomb blasts that have taken place in the city of Quetta and…

Taking Kashmir dispute to UNSC

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

A consultative meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), with all 15 members present, was briefed about the Indian illegal decision to annex the occupied Kashmir and human rights violations there. Pakistani’s Ambassador at the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi along with Chinese envoy in a media briefing described it a first step to…

Unemployed PhD scholars

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Unfortunately, over the past 30 years the ruling political elite has pushed Pakistan into the list of nations where no value and importance is given to the people of contemporary knowledge and research. A prominently published news item in a Urdu daily newspaper has highlighted the plight of 14,151 PhD scholars who have completed their…

Climate change versus water resources

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Pakistan is among the highly vulnerable countries to the devastating impact of climate change due to global warming caused by emission of green hose gases. The major carbon monoxide emisser countries are the United States, China and India. Other developed countries of Europe and Asia have installed carbon scrubbles in industries and thermal power stations…

Letters to Editor

Ignore Pakistan at your own peril

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2019

With cricket’s greatest carnival underway in England, the 10 best teams are raring to go. With the quality of cricket played by all contenders over the last few years, this edition of the Cricket World Cup is expected to produce some of the most exciting, nail-biting thrillers to-date. Pakistan enters the World Cup as the…

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Through the lines of your esteemed news paper, i would like to draw the attention of the concerned authorities towards the sorry state of affairs of the people at the hands of police. Despite the tall claims made (still making) by previous government of reforming police department, no improvement whatsoever is seen in our area…

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

“One who does not show mercy to our children is not from my community” [Holy Prophet (SAW)] Kindness towards children was one of the Prophet’s special characteristics. Children are flowers of heaven and they are the beautiful creation of God. Child labour is a terrible and big crime. In Pakistan it is an ever growing…

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

What is behind the devaluation of Pakistani currency? What are its effects on our economy? The Pakistani currency has experienced a worst fall against the US dollar ever in the history of Rs 143 per Dollar. The rupee has lost about 35 percent since the first devaluation in Dec 2017. PM Imran Khan on the…

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

It has been reportedly learnt that the Chief minister of KP Mahmood Khan has issued directives to all the ministries/ departments and quarters concerned to fulfill all the legal formalities before tabling any bill or law in the house for legislation. They have been further directed to share and discuss the theme of the bill…

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

In the past few years, the role of a woman has changed drastically in Pakistan. Women are now stepping out of their houses to earn and break free from all stereotypes that confine women to live inside home. Women can now be seen working as fire fighters, pilots,air traffic Controllers, bankers, company executives, labourers, farmers…