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Intellectually disabled youth shot dead by Dolphin Force in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An intellectually disabled youth was shot dead in Lahore on Saturday by the personnel of Dolphin Force, the deceased’s family alleged. The incident occurred in Lahore’s Sabzazar area, where Dolphin Force personnel arrived on two motorbikes and shot the youth, Umair, in the chest and leg. It left the family of the […]

Two luxury cars go missing from Ishaq Dar’s house

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least two luxury cars have gone missing from residence of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz s (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar after Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) ordered to confiscate assets of former finance minister in case pertaining to disproportionate assets. The cost of vehicles is estimated in millions. As per details garnered, officials […]

Maulana Samiul Haq laid to rest in Akora Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Ishaq Khan NOWSHERA: Funeral prayer of Maulana Sami ul Haq, who was assassinated by unknown persons at his residence in Rawalpindi the other day, was offered at Akora Khattak area of Nowshera district on Saturday. Large number of people attended the funeral prayers which was led his son Maulana Hamidul Haq. JUI-S chief was buried […]

Asia Bibi’s lawyer flees Pakistan amid life threats  

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Saiful Mulook, the legal counsel of Asia Bibi, who fought her case in the Supreme Court, has left the country after receiving threats to his life on Saturday. Saiful Mulook while talking to media, said he needs to stay alive as he has to fight the legal battle for Asia Bibi, a […]

Peshawar police issues threat alert to JUI-F chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Police has informed the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman regarding the security threat after the assisination of Mualana Samiul Haq in Rawalpindi last night. According to private news channel reports, letter penned by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Peshawar, “Maulana Fazlur Rahman faces security […]

ATC indicts MQM-P leaders in media houses attack case

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has indicted Farooq Sattar and other Muattahida Qaumi Movemnet-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders in the case pertaining to an attack on media houses on Saturday. According to details, ATC indicted MQM-P leaders including Farooq Sattar, Aamir Khan, Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Qamar Mansoor and others. ATC heard two cases today regarding the […]

Global

Israel approves plan for new WB settlement units

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has approved plans to build new Jewish-only settlement units in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil). “We will continue strengthening the [Jewish] community in Hebron through actions,” Lieberman tweeted on Thursday. “Following the recent approval of 31 housing units and kindergartens in the Hezekiah neighborhood […]

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Italy to give fertile families land to boost birth rate

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

ROME (Sputnik): Only 464,000 births were registered in Italy last year, a record low in a country which currently has the lowest birthrate in Europe. Analysts attribute the fall to a lack of childcare benefits, poor opportunities for mothers in the workplace and an economic recession that prompted many young Italians to put off having […]

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Germany backs US call for ceasefire in Yemen

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany on Thursday backed a U.S. call for a cessation of hostilities in the Yemen war. “An unprecedented humanitarian tragedy is happening in Yemen,” German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Twitter, and warned that the military clashes were further deepening the humanitarian crisis. “It’s time for a cease-fire and for the restart […]

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UK going to pot: Medicinal cannabis now available

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): Medicinal cannabis products can now be legally prescribed to some patients across the UK for the very first time – although only by specialist doctors in a limited number of circumstances, when other medical solutions have failed. The decision, effective November 1, to the rules on treatments follows widespread public outcry over two […]

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Erdogan, Trump talk bilateral, regional issues

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s president and his U.S. counterpart spoke about bilateral and regional issues in a phone call, Turkey’s presidential press office said on Thursday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump spoke on bilateral issues, including the latest developments in Syria — including Manbij and Idlib — according to a statement from the office. The […]

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Indonesian divers retrieve black box of Lion Air crash

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

JAKARTA (AA): The black box and cockpit voice recorder of the Lion Air plane crash was found Thursday, according to the country’s Naval Information Service. Lion Air flight JT 610 was traveling from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang when it crashed into the Java Sea on Monday. All people on board are presumed to be dead. […]

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Pakistan

Purchase of land for dam to be expedited: Faisal Vawda

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda, the federal government is taking concrete steps to construct more water reservoirs to overcome energy crisis in the country. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar here along with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan at CM House, he said the federal government and KP governments […]

Govt to provide better transport facilities: CM

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will provide better transport facilities to the general public and will facilitate the investors making an investment in the transport sector. The Chief Minister stated this while talking to Chairman Daewoo Transport Company Shehyar Chishti who called on him at […]

CPEC to be made successful project: Murad

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Communications Murad Saeed has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project would be made successful and to be completed in time. Giving a policy statement here in the Senate, the minister said that relations of Pakistan with Saudi Arabia and China are becoming strong and the friendly […]

Financial constraints will not affect health policy: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The provincial Minister for Health Dr. Hisham Inamullah Khan has said that financial constraints will not become an impediment to the implementation of the proposed Health Policy. Talking to the Health Policy Advisory Committee, comprising stack-holders from national and international donor agencies on Tuesday, he said that he believe in the strengths […]

Outgoing and newly elections members of SCBA call on CJP

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: “It is indeed a matter of pleasure to welcome all of you as newly elected and outgoing cabinet of Supreme Court Bar Association”, said the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar while talking to the body of outgoing members of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by Syed Muhammad […]

Political leadership to understand futuristic challenges: Governor

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman Tuesday said the political leadership have to understand futuristic challenges to chalk out effective planning. Talking to the participants of 20th National Security Workshop who called on him here at the Governor House, he said that desired results could not be achieved until the internal weaknesses […]

Afghanistan

Seven killed in suicide attack near Pul-e-Charkhi prison

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Interior Ministry has confirmed that at least seven people were killed and seven others were injured in a suicide attack near Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul on Wednesday. Afghan Interior Ministry, spokesman Najib Danish told media that three security force members and three civilians, including children, were killed in the attack. He […]

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Gen. Votel reaffirms support to Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Commander of the US Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel reaffirmed support to Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism. The Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) in a statement said Gen. Votel on Monday met with the National Security Adviser Dr. Hamdullah Mohib where the two sides held talks regarding the […]

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$2.3 billion invested in IT sector, says Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has said $2.3 billion has been invested in Afghanistan’s information technology and telecommunications sector. Deputy spokesman for the CEO, Faridoon Khwazoon, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Abdullah delivered a speech during the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) event in Dubai on Monday. Abdullah told the event […]

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President meets with Commander of US CENTCOM in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the Commander of the US Military Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel in Kabul on Monday. The office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the two sides held talks regarding the intra-Afghan peace talks, equipping and strengthening of the Afghan armed forces, reforms in […]

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Taraki sworn in as Meshrano Jirga member

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Ahmad Shah Khan Taraki, an influential figure from Kandahar province, was administered oath as member of Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday. Ahmad Shah Khan Taraki was introduced as presidential nominee for the membership of the Meshrano Jirga a week back on October 22. He replaced Allah Daad Andar. Chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar administered […]

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Retired policemen protest over non-payment of pension

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A number of retired police officers on Tuesday staged a protest against what they said not receiving their pensions since May this year. Around 80 retired personnel of the Minister of Interior (MoI) took part in the protest rally in Chaman-i-Hozori area of capital Kabul. Abdul Haseeb Arian, a retired officer, talking […]

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Business

Italy’s economy stalls as eurozone slows down

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Italy’s economy came to a standstill in the third quarter of the year, registering no growth at all, It comes as the new coalition government is arguing with the European Commission over the need for an expansionary budget to boost growth. Meanwhile, figures from the European Union showed economic growth in the […]

General Electric reports 3Q loss of $22.8 billion

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): General Electric reported a third-quarter loss of $22.8 billion Tuesday following a large asset write-down and cut most of its dividend as it seeks a turn-around under a new chief executive. The loss compares with profits of $1.3 billion in the year-ago period and is due to a $22 billion write-down announced […]

Fiat Chrysler reconsiders Mexico

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

AUBURN HILLS (Reuters): Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s new CEO is tired of being No. 3 in US pickup truck sales. With a strategy of loading up its revamped Ram 1500 full-size trucks with new features – ranging from 12-inch touch screens on the dashboard to large battery packs and electric motors to help adjust speed […]

Brussels urged to drop digital tax proposal

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

BRUSSELS (AFP): Spotify, Booking.com and other European hi-tech firms on Tuesday urged EU member countries to drop plans for a digital tax, warning it would harm economic growth and innovation in Europe. France for a year has rallied European Union partners to draw up the tax which Paris says is necessary to ensure that global […]

Global stocks slide as investors fret over new tariffs

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Early gains on Wall Street fizzled and sent global stocks lower on Monday after reports that the US is planning an additional $257 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods if upcoming talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail to end a trade war between two of the world’s largest […]

BOP partners with Punjab Safe Cities Authority

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab, in its endeavor to automate the collection of government receipts, has taken another step towards the facilitation of Punjab Citizens. Subsequent to the Lahore High Court’s instructions for the improvement of traffic in Lahore, PSCA has launched the initiative for e-Challans through its automated monitoring system installed all […]

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Sports

Svitolina overcomes Bertens in gruelling WTA semi

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): A determined Elina Svitolina overcame the relentless power of Kiki Bertens during a gruelling semi-final in Singapore, continuing a dogged quest for her first WTA Finals triumph. The Ukrainian outlasted the world number nine 7-5, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 in two hours and 39 minutes to book her spot in the final, where she […]

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Pakistan defeat Australia by 11 runs in second T20

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Pakistan defeated Australia by 11 runs in the second Twenty20I cricket match at Dubai cricket ground on Friday night and takes a undefeated lead of 2-0 in the series. Pakistan captain Safaraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat and scored 147 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. Opener Babar […]

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FIFA rejects La Liga plans to play Barcelona game in U.S

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Barcelona (Agencies): La Liga’s plans to host the Girona versus Barcelona domestic league game in the United States in January hit another stumbling block when soccer’s world governing body FIFA said on Friday it opposed the idea. The Spanish league drew controversy when it signed a 15-year deal with Relevent Sports in August to expand […]

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Warner signs with Sylhet Sixers in BPL

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): After making his debut in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) earlier this year, David Warner is set for a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) debut, having signed with Sylhet Sixers. The franchise also snapped up 18-year-old Nepal legspinner Sandeep Lamichhane, completing its quota of two direct overseas signings for the 2018-19 BPL. Sylhet also […]

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Four-member special PCB committee to oversee all cricketing matters

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has constituted a four-member special committee to oversee all cricketing matters in the country. According to a notification issued by the PCB today, former cricketer and selector Mohsin Khan will serve as the chairman of the committee. Former captains Wasim Akram, Misbah-ul-Haq, Urooj Mumtaz are the other three […]

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Stephens downs top seed Kerber, storms into WTA finals

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): A confident Sloane Stephens stormed into a semi slot at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight sets victory against top seed Angelique Kerber Friday, joining fellow debutant Kiki Bertens in the knockout stage. The former US Open champion continued her unbeaten run in Singapore with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph in 101 minutes, […]

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Fashion & Movies

Ranveer Singh to play a superhero in Ali Abbas Zafar’s directorial

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh is all set to play a superhero in Ali Abbas Zafar’s next project. The superstar has Simmba and Gully Boy lined up for release late this year and early next year respectively. This will be the second time when Ali and Ranveer will collaborate on a project, the first being […]

´Other´ film fest to start in Rome

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

ROME: Cate Blanchett, Martin Scorsese, Sigourney Weaver and Michael Moore will all be attending this month´s Rome Film Fest, Italy´s ´other´ cinema gathering after Venice. Just don´t call it a festival. “We are not a festival and those who want a festival will always be disappointed here,” the Fest´s director Antonio Monda told journalists on […]

Shraddha diagnose with dengue virus

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Only recently Shraddha Kapoor had begun shooting for Saina Nehwal’s biopic. The film has already been delayed a couple of times in the past. But Shraddha was hell-bent on starting the shooting of the film with full force. So it kick-started on September 22. But, the latest reports have proved that the […]

Aditya Roy Kapur and Taapsee Pannu to make a pair in Anurag Basu’s movie

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It was recently when Filmfare officially informed you that acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Basu is planning a multi-starrer for which he has already roped in Saif Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao. As excited we were to hear that, here’s a new update on the project. If the latest reports are to […]

SRK’s role in Zero will mesmerize audiences: Aanand L Rai

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shah Rukh Khan is the Badshah of Bollywood. Every project that has his name attached to it becomes the biggest film of the year and that’s exactly what’s happened with Zero. Aanand L Rai’s next stars Shah Rukh, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in pivotal parts, however Aanand has said it time […]

A new girl to star in Saif’s Jawani Janeman

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Saif Ali Khan has now donned the producer’s hat for Nitin Kakkar’s Jawani Janeman. Saif has set up his own production house called Black Knight Films to co-produce the film with Nitin. Interestingly, he will be starring in the film as well and not too long ago rumours were rife that Saif […]

Science & Technology

WhatsApp messenger service to start charging users

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as the social network company’s flagship brand faces slowing usage and revenue growth. The messages will be charged at a fixed rate for confirmed delivery, ranging from 0.5 cents to 9 cents per […]

WhatsApp introduces group video calling

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Phones messaging app WhatsApp has finally rolled out its group video call feature. With the latest update, both Android and iOS users can now hold audio and video conversations with up to four people. However, on Android, video calling is only available on Android 4.1. According to a statement released by Whatsapp, users […]

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5b deal, first big 5G award

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world’s largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root. No.3 US mobile carrier T-Mobile – which in April agreed to a […]

LG unveils 2nd luxury smartphone in South Korea

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: LG Electronics Inc. said it will start sales of its second super-premium smartphone with a zirconium ceramic back. The South Korean tech giant said the LG Signature Edition smartphone will hit store shelves on Aug. 20 after a two-week pre-order period, with just 300 devices to be sold overall. Based on the […]

BlackBerry introduces KEY2 smartphone in South Korea

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: BlackBerry Mobile launched the KEY2 smartphone in South Korea on Friday, with an emphasis on its popular physical QWERTY keyboard and security-related features to attract consumers seeking something unique in a market dominated by samsung Electronics and Apple Inc. It marks the second BlackBerry smartphone released in South Korea after the brand […]

Facebook’s return to China thrown into doubt

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Facebook’s plans for an imminent comeback in China’s huge social media market appear to have stalled. The company, like all major US tech platforms, has been blocked in the country since 2009. Facebook said on Wednesday it had secured a license to set up an “innovation hub to support Chinese developers, innovators […]

Health

Breast feeding week kick off in KP

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speakers in a seminar urged the people to create awareness of breast feeding as breast feeding is the first right of a child on their mothers. Every year breast feeding was week was organized from August 1st to August 7 as this year the theme of the day is “Foundation of Life […]

Reasons behind women having heart attacks during and after pregnancy

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Despite improvements in treatment, the number of women having heart attacks during pregnancy and shortly after giving birth is on the rise. The number of women who experience heart attacks while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months following birth is on the rise. A study from the New York […]

12000 Hepatitis C patients registered with Hepatitis Control Program in KP

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: World Hepatitis Day was observed across the Globe as this year the theme of the day was “to find missing people” every after ten people one person is hepatitis positive in Pakistan while Pakistan is the second country in the number of hepatitis patients. This was said in a seminar organized by […]

Controlling blood pressure can prevent dementia and memory loss: study

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Lowering blood pressure to recommended levels can prevent dementia and the memory and thinking problems that often show up first, researchers reported Wednesday. People whose top blood pressure reading was taken down to 120 were 19 percent less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, the loss of memory and brain processing […]

Painkiller’s side effects are worse for Alzheimer’s

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Dementia is a large and growing concern. Because it cannot be reversed, understanding the best way to care for people with advanced dementia is increasingly important. Roughly 50 percent of people with dementia who are living in nursing homes experience substantial pain. According to earlier studies, this pain often goes unnoticed by clinicians […]

Latest food trends to benefit heart health

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: A new US review has investigated some of the health benefits and controversies associated with some of the latest food trends, with the authors offering their advice on foods such as legumes, coffee, and alcohol. Carried out by researchers from the American College of Cardiology Nutrition & Lifestyle Workgroup of the Prevention […]

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Travel

France: Strikes hit Air France, state rails

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Air France said on Friday that the number of its passenger in April had dropped by 8.7 percent amid a series of continuing strikes as part of the ongoing wage increase dispute with the carrier’s administration. In a statement, the French flag carrier said that due to the strikes in April, which […]

After the nuclear deal, Iran’s fragile tourism industry to face problems  

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: In 2016, as an indication of confidence in the renewed harmony between the West and Iran, three of Europe’s most prestigious airlines returned to the Middle Eastern country’s capital Tehran. The resumption of direct flights by British Airways, Air France and KLM, from London, Paris and Amsterdam, followed the lifting of a number […]

Saudi carrier begins offering flights to Turkey’s Izmir

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Airlines, the oil-rich kingdom’s national carrier, launched a new flight route to the Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday. Flights to Izmir, located on Turkey’s Aegean coast, will depart from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. In a statement issued late Tuesday, the airliner said that four Jeddah-Izmir flights would begin operating […]

Sri Lanka tourist arrival up by 13%

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka for the month of April rose 12.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 180, 429 amid higher arrivals from Asia & Pacific and Europe, the data released by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed. Arrivals from Asia & Pacific, which include North East Asia, South East Asia, Oceania […]

Turkey expects three millions British tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANTALYA: Almost three million British tourists are expected to visit Turkey in 2018, the UK Ambassador to Turkey Dominick Chilcott said on Monday. Visiting Governor of Antalya Munir Karaloglu in his office in Antalya, Chillcott said the tourists from the UK would reach record numbers this year. “There is a rapid comeback. So, […]

Etihad Airways offers free hotel stay to passengers in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways is offering one night’s free accommodation in select hotels in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from certain destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the UAE’s capital. The hotels participating in the offer are the Radisson Blu Yas Island and […]

Articles

Afghanistan between hope and despair

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Iqbal Khan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has invited prospective Prime Minster Imran Khan to visit Kabul. He twittered that they had agreed to “overcome the past and to lay a new foundation for a prosperous political, social and economic future of both the countries”. Afghan President took a good initiative to create another opportunity to […]

Despair of Trump against Iran’s power

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Hanif Ghafari US President Donald Trump and his Foreign Minister Mike Pumpo have recently called for talks with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Even Trump took a step further and spoke with Iran on “negotiated without preconditions”. Recent Trump positions and U.S. officials about Iran have been addressed by many international analysts. Many analysts believe […]

Historical Women’s Home in Italy at risk of closure

By The Frontier Post | August 5, 2018

Ylenia Gostolii At the end of a long corridor in a labyrinthine 17th century building in the heart of Rome, archivist Giovanna Olivieri is sorting through letters and documents, most of them handwritten and belonging to a certain Laura. Lombardo “Laura” Radice was a teacher and well-known anti-fascist activist during World War II, who later […]

Deafening silence around Australia-US refugee deal

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Ann Deslandes Towards the end of the Obama administration, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull struck what he hoped was a momentous, one-off deal: to have refugees currently detained in offshore detention centres vetted for settlement in the United States. Under the deal, Australia would resettle refugees being held by the US in Costa Rica in […]

Iran’s risky future in imperiled Syria

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

Pervez Bilgrami For obvious geopolitical reasons, the Baathist regime of the Assad clan in Syria has been Tehran’s only consistent ally in the region since its 1979 revolution. Iran’s unwavering support of the Assad regime since the dawn of Arab spring protests in early 2011 has proved that; it has not only provided weapons, military […]

Recent South Sudan peace agreement and its regional stakeholders

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Abdinor Hassan Dahir On June 27, three days before the African Union Summit, South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace agreement in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir mediated the deal which was intended to end the five-year civil war in Africa’s youngest nation. The areas agreed […]

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Editorial

Western democracy versus Muslims

By The Frontier Post | August 5, 2018

The anti-Muslims Law passed by the legislature in Denmark in June came into force. The law prohibits wearing full-face veil by Muslim women in public, making it a cognizable offence liable to punishment in the form of fine. Wearing a Burqa, which covers a person’s entire face, or the Niqab, which only shows the eyes […]

Is it professional incompetence?

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

The lack of political will to establish an integrated and professionally capable institutional frame work has created bottlenecks in the inevitable documentation to show Pakistan’s resolve of effectively curbing Money laundering and terrorism financing. The expected outcome is that the National Counter Terrorism Authority has shied away from taking the responsibility of preparing the crucial […]

Ballooning circular debt

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

The issue of chronic circular debt is a major challenge of power sector which is halfheartedly addressed with raising power tariffs and shifting the financial burden to honest consumers who regularly pay their monthly electricity bills at inflated rates. The previous PML-N government paid a circular debt of Rs. 485 billion which was accumulated during […]

Currency stability

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Rupee is gaining value against the US dollar. It seems that its rate of exchange will stabalise at Rs. 124 for a dollar. With continuing uptrend in its value and positive outlook of the open market saw fresh inflow of US dollars, which further widened the spread between the buying and selling rate of greenback […]

US red alert to IMF

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

US secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a red alert to the International Monetary Fund against fresh bail out Package to Pakistan which it badly needs to pay off its external liabilities on account of swollen current account deficit and ballooning foreign debt. He warned on Monday that IMF loans can not be used […]

US Taliban talks

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

The Taliban officials told several US media outlets that they have held face to face meetings with American diplomats in the capital of Qatar, Doha last week. The Top US diplomat of State Department for South Asia Alice Wells led the US team in these talks. The meeting reflects “a reversal of US long time […]

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