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PTI-led govt likely to present budget amendments on September 18

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is likely to present amendments in the budget session of National Assembly which is scheduled to be held on September 18. According to media reports on Thursday, a Senate session will be held on the same day in the evening. Report added that President Alvi postponed a […]

Shehbaz Sharif arrives in London to bring back Kulsoom’s body to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Opposition leader in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif has reached London on late Wednesday night to attend the funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz which is scheduled to be held in Regent Plaza Park, London. According to details, Shehbaz Sharif and other members of the family will return to Pakistan on Friday at […]

Turkish FM to arrive in Islamabad today for two day visit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Pakistan for a two-day visit today (Thursday). According to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Cavusoglu was invited by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Turkish FM Cavusoglu will meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi during his visit. Last week […]

Begum Kulsoom’s funeral prayer to be offered today in London

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: The funeral prayer of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered in London’s Regent Park mosque today (Thursday). Shehbaz Sharif and other family members reached London on Wednesday night to attend the funeral and bring Kulsoom’s body back to Pakistan. A PIA flight carrying the casket will fly from Heathrow airport at 10pm […]

FM asks for explanation from HC: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday has written explanation from Pakistan High Commissioner to the U.K Sahibzada Ahmed Khan and called him to the headquarters for explanation as well. The Foreign Office Spokesperson, in a statement issued here Wednesday, said that with regard to the recent incident involving Pakistan High Commissioner in […]

Those opposing construction of dams are on else’s agenda: CJ

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday remarked that people opposing the construction of dams are working on someone else’s agenda. The CJ remarked this while hearing a case pertaining to the construction of Dadhocha dam in Rawalpindi. During course of proceedings, he remarked that “We will not allow such […]

Global

Philippine leader vents anger

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

MANILA (AP): The Philippine president has vented his anger toward his fiercest political critic on a TV talk show, prompting opposition calls for him to focus instead on worsening inflation, rice shortages and an approaching powerful typhoon. President Rodrigo Duterte attempted to explain on Tuesday the legal offensive he has launched against opposition Sen. Antonio […]

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Ethiopia, Eritrea reopen border

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters): The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border for the first time in 20 years on Tuesday, cementing a stunning reconciliation and giving Addis Ababa a direct route to its former foe’s Red Sea ports. Thousands of people from both countries watched one ceremony in Zalambessa, an […]

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UN, Turkey, Iran, Russia to talk on Syrian constitution

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura will meet senior officials from Turkey, Russia, and Iran to establish a Syrian constitutional committee on Monday. Efforts to establish a constitutional committee, which was agreed during the Syrian National Dialogue Congress on Jan. 30, 2018 in Russian resort city of Sochi, have come […]

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Two killed in attack on Libya’s national oil company

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TRIPOLI: An attack on the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli left at least two people dead and another 10 injured, according to the Interior Ministry. Earlier Monday, local media outlets had reported that armed clashes — and a loud explosion — could be heard inside the NOC’s main headquarters. […]

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Sweden polls: Left bloc fails to get majority

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk STOCKHOLM: Swedish left bloc failed to garner a support enough for a majority in Sunday’s general elections forcing them to search for ways to form a “cross-bloc” cooperation. The ruling Social Democrats got 40.6 percent of the votes, barely ahead of the center-right Alliance, which claimed 40.3 percent in the polls, according to […]

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Austria mulls to expand headscarf ban for students, teachers in schools

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk VIENNA: Expanding the range of headscarf bans for students and teachers in secondary school should be discussed throughout the country, especially in parliament, Austria’s Education Minister said on Monday. Speaking at Austrian state television ORF on a draft law to ban Muslim girls to wear headscarves in kindergartens and primary schools, Heinz Fassmann […]

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Pakistan

Apprised PM Imran of Karachi’s woes, says Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday met leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) during his visit to Karachi. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said the MQM-P leadership discuss a range of issues pertaining to Karachi and Sindh with the prime minister. The prime minister was apprised about MQM-P’s […]

FIA cracks down on Hawala business in Peshawar, recovers Rs25mn

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The FIA on Sunday arrested over 25 persons and recovered foreign currency worth Rs25 million in an operation against the illegal business of Hawala/Hundi in Peshawar on Sunday. Afghan nationals are among those arrested from Karkhano Market and Chowk Yadgar for involvement in the transfer of money through illegal channels, said Director General of […]

PM Imran Khan in Karachi on first official visit

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Karachi on Sunday afternoon in his first official visit to the metropolis after assuming office. Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Imran Ismael received the premier at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. PM Imran reached the Quaid’s mausoleum where he laid a […]

Punjab CM says people will soon feel ‘pleasant change’

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Sunday said the people of the country will soon feel a pleasant change in their lives. In a statement, the chief minister said the PTI government has been implementing its reforms agenda in every sector of the province. He said he is personally monitoring the […]

Eradication of terrorism govt’s first priority: Shehryar Afridi

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report CHAESADDA :  Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi says maintaining law and order situation in the country is among top priorities of the government. Addressing passing out parade of Frontier Constabulary in Shabqadar, district Charsadda on Sunday, he said security forces, Frontier Constabulary, and police have rendered matchless sacrifices in the war […]

Four of a family die as roof collapses due to downpour in Hangu

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report HANGU: Four of a family died after the roof of a house collapsed due to downpour in Hangu on Sunday. According to sources in the Levies force, the incident claimed the lives of two minors and their parents in Hangu’s Dopki vicinity. A man was injured in the incident, sources further said. Earlier this […]

Afghanistan

Four cops, two gunmen injured

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Four police and two gunmen were injured during a clash in western Nimroz province of Afghanistan, police said Tuesday. Police surrounded two alleged murderers in the limits of 1st police district in Zaranj, capital of Nimroz province of Afghanistan, late Monday, said Wali Ahmad Saree, spokesman of Nimroz police. He said the […]

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Coordinated Taliban attack on Saghar repulsed

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk FEROZKOH: Local officials on Tuesday said a coordinated Taliban attack on the Saghar district of western Ghor province had drawn a befitting response from the security forces. Abdul Hai Khatibi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that heavy casualties were inflicted on the insurgents, who were forced to retreat. The security forces […]

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UN: Drought forces 150,000 more Afghans to flee homes

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Extreme drought in parts of Afghanistan has forced 150,000 more people to flee homes in a month, the UN announced on Tuesday. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) stated on Tuesday most of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in informal sites in Herat and Qala-e-Naw cities in the […]

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17 Taliban reported dead

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Six Taliban fighters were killed and 11 others wounded during operation in the Nahrin district of Baghlan province, police said Tuesday. Afghan security forces launched operation codenamed “Waleed-15” in the limits of Nahrin district, killing six Taliban and wounding 11 others, said a press release issued by Baghlan police. Similarly, it said, […]

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Kapisa clash over pine nuts leaves 2 dead

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAHMOOD RAQI: At least two individuals have been killed and two others wounded as a result of a clash over collecting pine nuts in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Tuesday. District chief Ghulam Naqshband Safi told Pajhwok News that clash erupted between Payalkhel residents and Nijrab inhabitants […]

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Afghan Taliban confirms death of Jalal-u-Din Haqqani

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Taliban has announced the death of Maulvi Jalal-u-Din Haqqani, the founder of Haqqani network, on Tuesday. According to the statement issued by Afghan Taliban, it read that “It is with great regret that we inform our believing Mujahid Afghan nation and the vast Islamic Ummah that the prominent Jihadi figure, religious […]

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Business

Exports of transport services rise 5.74% to $977.470m

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The transport services by Pakistan in other countries increased by 5.74 percent during the financial year 2017-18 compared to last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. Pakistan exported transport services worth $977.470 million in July-June (2017-18) against the exports of worth $924.371 million in July-May (2016-17), showing 5.74 percent growth, according […]

PFC to donate Rs1m for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) on Sunday announced a donation of Rs 1 million for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams’ funds and expressed solidarity towards a noble cause raised by Prime Minister Imran Khan of raising funds for the much-needed dams. In his statement issued here, he said it was high time to […]

Dollar rises on solid U.S. jobs report

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): The U.S. dollar rose broadly on Friday as U.S. job growth surged in August, but investors remained jittery about a possible escalation of the U.S.-Chinese trade conflict as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened China with more tariffs. U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages increased the most annually in more than […]

China’s trade surplus with U.S. extends to record $31 billion

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): China’s politically charged trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $31.05 billion in August, compared with $28.09 billion in July, customs data showed on Saturday. The amount surpassed the previous record of $28.93 billion set in June. The August surplus with the U.S. was larger than China’s overall surplus of […]

Alibaba’s Jack Ma announces retirement

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies):  Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma will retire from the e-commerce company on Monday, as the former English teacher seeks to focus on philanthropy in education, the New York Times reported. Ma, one of China’s best-known corporate leaders, will remain on the company’s board of directors and continue to […]

Gold climbs as Dollar declines against Yen amid US-Japan trade worries

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): With bilateral trade consultations reportedly looming ahead, the dollar has witnessed a bit of a decline, which in turn couldn’t help but affect the precious metal’s price. Gold showed growth on Friday, while the dollar fell against the yen following reports that US President Donald Trump would challenge Japan next on trade issues. […]

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Sports

Djokovic beats heat and Millman to reach U.S. Open semis

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final with Japan’s Kei Nishikori. Djokovic, a two-times champion at Flushing Meadows, struggled with the humidity at Arthur Ashe Stadium but kept his cool mentally, […]

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Defeated, Shastri backs Kohli’s men

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: The coach says the team has played better overseas than Indian teams of the last 15-20 years India have lost the Test series in England, but coach Ravi Shastri insists that the current lot is travelling better than the teams of the last 15-20 years. India lost by 62 runs in the […]

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England’s Bairstow to keep wicket in India finale

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Nottingham (Agencies): Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Thursday. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking over behind the stumps […]

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PCB appoints Grant Bradburn as fielding coach

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed Grant Bradburn as fielding coach of the national team on a full-time basis for a period of three years. Bradburn will be with the national team from the Asia Cup 2018 scheduled in the United Arab Emirates. The newly appointed fielding coach said, “It is a […]

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as adviser to PCB Chief

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former Pakistani fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has announced his resignation on Thursday from the post of adviser to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman. He shared the news on his twitter and it read that this is to announce that I have resigned from the post of adviser to the chairman PCB effective […]

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Fakhar aims to repeat Champions Trophy performance

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team’s opener, Fakhar Zaman is aiming to repeat Champions trophy sterling performance in the Asia Cup being played from September 15 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. “I am focusing on enhancing my batting skills during the training camp to aim for scoring big scores in the event and I have set my […]

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Fashion & Movies

Sharmila Tagore praises Alia Bhatt’s performance in “Raazi”

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has penned a column for a leading publication on why Alia Bhatt is the game-changer in the 21st century in Bollywood and how she has redefined the image of a heroine in the industry. In the column, Sharmila goes on to explain how Alia has managed to shift […]

Filmmaker reveals new posters of ‘Namastey England’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The hit Jodi of Ishaqzaade, Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are back with a bang! The couple will soon reunite on screen with Vipul Shah’s Namastey England. The lead actors released new posters from the film today and it looks like their chemistry has picked up right from where it left off. […]

Gulshan Kumar biopic ‘Mogul’ to go on the floors next year

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mogul, the much talked about biopic of Gulshan Kumar, recently got back in the headlines when news broke that Aamir Khan was coming on board as its co-producer. It was also announced that the film will be releasing on Christmas 2019. However, no details regarding the cast and the film’s shooting schedule […]

Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in a web series

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Vidya Balan is all set to win audiences playing the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a web series. Vidya will portray the role of the eminent politician in a web series based on Sagarika Ghose’s book, Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister. Though earlier it was said that the […]

Amrish Puri’s grandson Vardhan Puri to start his Bollywood debut career soon

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The long debate around nepotism notwithstanding, some star kids are geared to make their dream debuts this year. Joining the likes of Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Ishaan Khatter is the late Amrish Puri’s grandson, Vardhan Puri. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the young actor will be making his […]

Shahid Kapoor reveals new poster of ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Batti Gul Meter Chalu is a film that has given good vibes ever since it was announced. The film stars Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam in lead roles. We will see Shahid portraying the role of a lawyer for the first time in his career. Shahid shared a new poster […]

Science & Technology

Facebook announces its news shows for social network

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday announced its first original news shows for the social network, joining other online platforms producing video to compete with television. The news shows will be produced for Facebook by a variety of partners including CNN, Fox News, ABC News and Univision. The programs are producing the social network’s on-demand video […]

Facebook admits of data sharing with Chinese partners

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters):  Facebook Inc (FB.O) said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone maker, which has come under scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies on security concerns. The social media company said Huawei (002502.SZ), computer maker Lenovo Group (0992.HK), and smartphone makers OPPO and […]

SpaceX reschedule plans to send tourists around Moon

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: SpaceX will not send tourists around the Moon this year as previously announced, and will delay the project until the middle of next year, US media reported on Monday. “A new timetable for the flight — now postponed until at least mid-2019 and likely longer — hasn´t been released” by the California-based […]

Samsung to launch its triple-camera system with Galaxy S10

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk When it launched the Galaxy S9 earlier this year, Samsung said that it was no longer obsessed with being the first in the world to introduce new technologies to market. That’s probably why we have yet to see the company come out with a device that has an in-display fingerprint sensor or a triple-camera at the […]

Japan to launch driverless car system

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): A self-driving car service could be on Tokyo’s public roads in time for the 2020 Olympics as Japan looks to drive investment in new technology to drive economic growth, according to a government strategic review announced on Monday. The strategy, presented at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, also includes plans […]

Facebook refutes NYT charges over data access

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Facebook has rejected claims by the New York Times that it had allowed Apple and other major device makers “deep” access to users’ personal data saying any such links were tightly controlled and largely subject to users’ consent. Facebook shares fell 1.3 percent to $191.50 before the bell on Monday, in what […]

Health

Eating junk food in night links to obesity and poor sleep

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD:  Snacks and junk food cravings during the night may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, suggests a recent study. The researchers conducted a phone-based survey of 3,105 adults, who were asked if they regularly consumed a nighttime snack and whether lack of sleep […]

Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemo

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAMPA: As many as 70 percent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday. Until now, women have faced a great deal of uncertainty about whether to add chemo to hormone therapy after a […]

‘Pregnancy rotas’ add to Japan working women’s woes

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Sayako had been trying to conceive a second child for two years when her boss at a Japanese daycare centre suggested she stop because she had missed her “turn”. Sayako, said using a pseudonym, learned her boss had an unwritten policy that experts say is not uncommon in Japan: an informal “pregnancy […]

Green tea helpful in reducing risk of heart attack

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Green tea could hold the key to preventing thousands of deaths each year caused by strokes and heart disease, a new study has claimed. The study, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, showed that Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) binds to the amyloid fibers of a protein called apolipoprotein A-1 (apoA-1), which converts […]

1.6m children living with asthma in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Around 1.6 million children are suffering from asthma in Pakistan and myths associates with disease causing problems for patients as well as for their families, revealed  eminent pediatrician  Prof Dr Jamal Raza. He explained that children are more vulnerable to this disease due to their weak immune system. He said asthma is […]

Smoking leaving serious impact on the human heart: WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: While the link between smoking and a range of cancers is well known, the World Health Organization warned Thursday there was too little awareness of tobacco´s impact on the human heart. On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day Thursday, the UN health agency hailed that smoking had declined significantly since year […]

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Travel

Arts & Literature

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Articles

Israeli academia: A distinctive facade of apartheid

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Fadi Zatari Israeli academic institutions, universities, as well as research centers are undeniably active participants in advocating, empowering and supporting Israeli’s colonization project and emboldening the apartheid system in the Palestinian territories. Considering that Israel is one of the largest manufacturers of weapons in the world, Israeli academia plays a major role in designing and […]

Our border has not officially changed, but…

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Hasan Ozturk On Oct. 3, 2017, I had written an article in this column with the headline, “Irak sinirini tasimayi yeniden tartissak” (If we were to re-discuss moving the Iraqi border). My reason was very clear: the inability to provide complete security due to the borderline passing through the steep mountains. Thus, I had suggested […]

Return to south Syria: Conflict in Daraa and occupied Golan Heights

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Ayse Nur Dok The area between Daraa and Israeli-occupied Golan Heights has turned to a flashpoint as the Syrian regime has vowed to fight against “terrorists” in an aim to retake rebel-held parts of the region despite the US warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province. The latest dynamics in the region have […]

Cuba sticks to Castro’s foreign policy under new president

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Shakir Husain Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel was among the first foreign leaders to congratulate Nicolas Maduro on his re-election as the president of Venezuela on May 20. A month before the Venezuelan election, Maduro was the first foreign leader to meet with 58-year-old Diaz-Canel, who became Cuba’s president in April in a development that […]

Gulf crisis one year on

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain As the Gulf crisis marks its one year anniversary, settlement seems as distant as ever. Both sides seem to have come to terms with the new reality. While the crisis had certainly been brewing for years, the timing of its outbreak was surprising to many, first and foremost, to Qatar. Only two days […]

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital: setting new standards

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

Dr. Faisal Sultan One cannot just sit back on one’s laurels and feel content. Life is a struggle all the way. At Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC), we are always striving to improve the standards. I am pleased to say that since its inception in 1994, the hospital has become one […]

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Editorial

Resolving ongoing water crisis

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

The ruling political elite deliberately ignored issue of water crisis in future since 1975. They remained oblivious of its grave consequences of climate change effect causing long spell of droughts, devastating floods, and desertification of the agricultural land under cultivation. After the last attempt by a Sindhi Prime Minister Mohammad Khan Junejo early 1985, no […]

Islamphobia, a new tide

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

It appears that Islamphobia has now been very much pressing hard the nerves of political leadership in the West European countries and the phenomenon has assumed a new dimension. The action against Muslim communities has gone beyond passing legislations to virtual crack down against them. The new tide has anti-Turkic connotation. Austria will shut down […]

Hoodwinking public opinion

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Instead of accepting the responsibility of their deliberate failure to construct water reservoirs that pushed the country into acute water shortages, the political elite is now bent upon hoodwinking the public opinion which is building up and gaining momentum in the support of Kalabagh dam.. After the stereotype and devoid of substance recent statements of […]

Fractured economy

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

The PML-N government has left the economy in an extremely fractured state, with worrying features of alarming current account deficit, unsustainable debt burden, mounting fiscal deficit, massive circular debt and power outages of longer durations. The caretaker cabinet has emphasized the need for taking immediate measures to stop the economy from further deterioration but has […]

Affidavit with nomination forms

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

The Supreme Court while hearing a case regarding nomination forms on Wednesday made it mandatory for all candidates contesting in the upcoming elections to submit an affidavit that would require them disclose the information omitted in the new nomination forms prepared after the changes in the pools law by act of parliament last year. The […]

World Bank’s support for India

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

The Indian lobby in Washington has succeeded and the World Bank (WB) has openly come out in the support of Indian stance on the construction of controversial storage dam projects. After lingering on the issue of Kishan Ganga Dam for two years the WB has asked Pakistan to withdraw its plea for setting up a […]

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