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Avenfield reference: Hussain Nawaz is owner of London flats, says Maryam

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz has said that her brother Hussain Nawaz is the real owner of flats in London and adding that he is also the beneficial owner of Nielsen and Nescoll. This he said while recording her statement in Avenfield case in the accountability court on Friday. […]

Terrorist killed during FC operation in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Spokesperson of Frontier Corps confirmed that a terrorist was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces during a raid near Mastung on Friday. He added that the operation was conducted after receiving information that some terrorists were hiding in the mountains near Mastung. Spokesperson added that the terrorists opened fire […]

Caretaker PM: Parliamentary committee likely to finalize the name

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: All eyes on the parliamentary committee after the prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah failed to develop consensus over the name of caretaker prime minister and now the parliamentary committee likely to finalize the name. Earlier on Monday, PM Abbasi has expressed hope to finalize the name […]

Asghar Khan case: FIA team to summon Nawaz Sharif, others

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) committee, probing Asghar Khan case has decided to summon former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and all other concerned persons in the case. According to reports, the FIA committee formed in Asghar Khan case has decided to widen its investigation to look into allegations that large amount of […]

Daniyal deserved a slap for his remarks, says Naeem-ul-Haque

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Naeem-ul-Haque who recently slapped Daniyal Aziz in a TV talk show, said that he is not ashamed of it and adding that he deserved a slap for his remarks. While talking to media persons on Friday, he said that Daniyal Aziz always using foul words against the PTI […]

KP-Fata merger: Senate approves Fata reforms bill

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senate approved the Fata Reforms Bill on Friday, paving way for the merger of tribal areas into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Session was chaired by Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and the bill titled Thirty-First Amendment Act, 2018 was presented by Minister for Law and Justice Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk in the senate. During […]

Global

Pakistan Embassy hosts interfaith Iftar dinner

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. America WASHINGTON: To share the blessings of Ramazan and promote interfaith harmony, peace and cooperation, the Embassy of Pakistan hosted an Interfaith Iftar Dinner at the Chancery. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressmen Andre Carson, and Assistant Secretary of State Ms. Alice Wells were also in attendance. Speaking on the occasion, eminent representatives of Muslim, […]

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Oman’s Salalah braces for Cyclone Mekunu

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk SALALAH, Oman: Cyclone Mekunu which wreaked havoc in the Yemeni island of Socotra strengthened in intensity Friday as it bore down on southern Oman, lashing the coast with high winds and rain. “Latest observations show that tropical Cyclone Mekunu has intensified to category 2,” with high wind speeds, Oman’s directorate general of meteorology […]

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At least 15 injured as two men set off bomb in Canada restaurant

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: At least fifteen people were injured after two unidentified men walked into a restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb on Thursday. According to local media reports, the blast went off in the Indian Bombay Bhel restaurant at about 10:30 pm in a result fifteen people were […]

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UN chief hails efforts to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday welcomed international effort to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive, after the U.S.’ controversial withdrawal from the agreement. “I welcome all actions, by the European Union and others, to work with Iran to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,” Guterres said at a speech at […]

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China slams US for disinviting it from military drill

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China criticized the U.S. on Thursday after Pentagon announced it withdrew its invitation to Beijing to participate in the upcoming Pacific military drill on the pretext of the country’s continued militarization of the South China Sea. Ministry of National Defense spokesman Ren Guogiang described the U.S. decision as “not constructive”. “Closing the […]

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Saudi air defenses intercept Houthi missile over Jizan

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi air defenses on Thursday intercepted a “ballistic missile” fired into Saudi territory by Yemen’s Houthi rebel group, according to Saudi media reports. The missile was fired toward Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan province, the Al-Ekhbariya television channel reported. Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Masira television channel, meanwhile, appeared to confirm that a missile had been […]

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Pakistan

FATA people to get rights after merger: Tarakai

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Senior Minister for Health and Information Technology Shahram Khan Tarakai said that people of FATA would now able to get their rights after its merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said that long awaited demanded of FATA people to end FCR law had been fulfilled after its merger with KP. “The movement to […]

Siraj asks politicians to accept decision on FATA-KP merger

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief and senator Siraj ul Haq on Thursday said the political parties opposing the Fata-KP merger should accept the decision of majority and regard it. Addressing an ‘iftar’ dinner at Samar Bagh, the home constituency of Siraj ul Haq, the JI chief said it was the right time for the nation […]

Tribesmen celebrate passage of KP-FATA merger bill

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report PARACHINAR: The tribesmen of Kurram Agency headquarters celebrated the passage of bill that paves way merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as it has come with the promise of prosperity after years of lawlessness, war and the subsequent destruction. During a news conference at Parachinar Press Club on Friday, Senator […]

Man dies in landmine blast

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report QALAT: A man died in roadside landmine explosion in district Qalat of Balochistan. Levies sources said that a passerby mistakenly stepped on a landmine planted by unidentified miscreants in Parod area of Qalat. During to explosion, the man died on the spot and his body was shifted to Civil Hospital where it was […]

Parliamentary committee for the caretaker PM will be formed after request: Ayaz Sadiq

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that a parliamentary committee will be formed after the request of Prime Minister or Opposition leader for the name of caretaker PM. In an informal chat with media the speaker Ayaz Sadiq said that he had not received requests from Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi […]

Musharaf will have to face the treason case: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister, Nawaz Sharif ha said that the former dictator General Pervez Musharaf will have to face the treason case and adding that he will not be spared in the case. Nawaz Sharif said this while talking to reporters on Friday outside accountability court. PML-N supermo maintained that the trial […]

Afghanistan

US govt fails to stabilize parts of Afghanistan in 17 years

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has released its report and it stated that US government failed to stabilize parts of Afghanistan in over 17 years. SIGAR reports claimed that more than $4.7 billion have been spent to stabilize the war affected areas and cleared of insurgents has been largely […]

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Ghani underlines bias-free education environment

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani says environment at educational institutes should be free of bias. He stressed more opportunities for girl students. Ghani made the remarks during a meeting with university and schoolteachers on Wednesday evening, a statement from the Presidential Palace said. Dr. Najibullah Khwaja Omari, minister of higher education, Dr. Mirwais Balkhi, […]

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Kabul, Kansas City enter sister-city relationship

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Kansas City and Kabul — separated by more than 7,200 miles — have established a sister city relationship, a move that will encourage people-to-people contacts. Kabul’s Deputy Mayor Shoaib Rahim signed the sister city partnership agreement with Kansas City Mayor Sly James on May 15 — a step that will strengthen bonds […]

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NATO-led forces fire ‘cruise missiles’ on Taliban centers

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk LASHKARGAH (AIP): NATO led foreign forces’ “cruise missiles” pounded key Taliban centres in the Musa Kala district of Helmand province, killing and wounding numerous Taliban members, officials said Thursday. The Taliban high-ranking members were holding meeting in Musa Kala district when the foreign forces fired “cruise missiles” on them, Omar Zwak, spokesman of […]

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Ghazni to collapse if insurgents not beaten: MPs

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Wolesi Jirga or lower house members from southern Ghazni province warned the province would collapse into the hands of insurgents if the government did not drive them away. The MPs in a protest meeting in capital Kabul asked the government to immediately dispatch a delegation to Ghazni for assessing security situation there. […]

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19 Taliban, 10 Afghan security men dead in Uruzgan, Ghor clashes

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANAHAR/HERAT: Afghan officials on Thursday said 10 Afghan security men and 19 Taliban were killed during clashes in Uruzgan and Ghor provinces. Taliban fighters launched group attacks on security forces’ posts near the centre of Chora district, Uruzgan province, and its surround areas at approximately 2:00 a.m Thursday, said Aminullah Khaliqi, administrator of […]

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Business

Tokyo stocks close mixed

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed flat on Friday, shored up by bargain hunting after pessimism from Washington’s cancellation of a planned summit with North Korea. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index inched up 0.06 percent or 13.78 points to close at 22,450.79, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.22 percent or 3.95 points to 1,771.70.

Russia, Saudis sign oil production boost

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk JEDDAH: Russia and Saudi Arabia said on Friday they believe a deal is possible to gradually boost oil output from as soon as July as world oil prices have recently hit highs last seen in 2014. Meanwhile, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Moscow would be satisfied with the price of crude […]

NEPRA approves Rs6.5 billion refund to power consumers

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Wapda ex-distribution companies on Thursday were directed by National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to return 62 paisa per unit to consumers for overcharging Rs6.5 billion in April. A public hearing in this regard was held on Thursday, chaired by Nepra Chairman Brig (Retd) Tariq Saddozai on the recommendation of Central Power Purchase […]

Oil prices fall, as Russia hints to increase production

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices eased on Friday as Russia hinted it may gradually increase output, after having withheld supplies in concert with producer cartel OPEC since 2017. Brent crude futures were at $78.69 per barrel at 0208 GMT, down 10 cents from their last close, and more than 2.2 percent below the $80.50 November 2014 high […]

Dollar climbs to Rs118.7 in open market

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan’s stipulation for submission of identification proof before buying and selling of foreign currency more than $500 has caused dollar supply in the kerb market to have decreased by half. Earlier in the week, SBP via a circular had directed “to further strengthen the AML/CFT regime for Exchange Companies, […]

McDonald’s under pressure to scrap plastic straws

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): McDonald’s is to face a vote by shareholders about its use of plastic straws at its annual meeting on Thursday. A small shareholder is pressing the fast food giant to demonstrate “leadership in the elimination of plastic straws”. Keith Schnip wants the company to report on the risks to the business of […]

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Sports

Kohli pulls out of stint with Surrey due to neck injury

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday pulled out of a month long stint with English county Surrey because of a neck injury and is now in a race to be ready for his country’s tour of England. The key 29-year-old batsman will undergo rehabilitation that will decide when he joins India’s games […]

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Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

KIEV (Agencies): Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2020 Champions League final, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin confirmed in Kiev on Thursday. The 76,000-capacity ground played host to Liverpool’s famous comeback from 3-0 down to win the Champions League on penalties against AC Milan in 2005. The 2020 Europa League final will be played in […]

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Ireland’s Ed Joyce retires from cricket

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Dual international Ed Joyce on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket less than a fortnight after realising his dream of playing a Test for Ireland. The 39-year-old was one of the 11 men who made history against Pakistan in Malahide earlier this month, when Ireland became the 11th Test-playing nation. […]

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Falcao gets jail time

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

ANKARA (Agencies): French football club Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on Wednesday got 16 months behind bars and a €9 million ($10.5 million) fine for tax evasion. Spanish sports daily Marca said that Falcao had been found guilty by a Spanish court of tax evasion from 2011 to 2013, when he played for Atletico Madrid. Falcao […]

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ICC official advice Pakistani players to not wear smart watches

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: An International Cricket Council anti-corruption officer has advised Pakistan cricketers to avoid wearing smart watches while on the field for the match. The issue was raised when two Pakistan players – Babar Azam and Asad Shafiq – were spotted wearing smart watches while fielding during England’s innings at the Lord’s Test. “As […]

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Pakistani fast bowler made difficult for England top order to made good innings

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali took four wickets and difficult for England top batsmen to made a good score at Lord´s on Thursday. Abbas, in his first match at ´the home of cricket´, finished with excellent figures of four for 23 in 14 over’s. Meanwhile the recalled Hasan, who […]

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Fashion

Jay Ryan to be part of ‘It: Chapter Two’

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Stephen King’s “It: Chapter Two”, has found another actor to play the adult version of the member of the Loser’s Club. According to reports in Variety, actor Jay Ryan has been cast as the adult version of Ben Hanscom, previously played by actor Jeremy Ray Taylor. Ryan joins the ranks of Andy Bean […]

Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif have a quality time on the set of ‘Zero’

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shah Rukh Khan’s 2018 release, Zero, is being directed by Aanand L Rai and produced by SRK’s own production house, Red Chillies Entertainment. The film also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in pivotal parts. The highly-anticipated film is expected to take the level of VFX and graphics used in a Bollywood […]

Salman and Jacqueline looks mind blowing in Race-3 teaser

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The chemistry shared by Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez is mind-blowing as seen in the teaser of Race 3. Their off-screen camaraderie is evident even during their interactions and appearances together. What happened on the set of Madhuri Dixit’s dance show only goes on to prove how fond Salman Khan is of […]

Aamir Khan says he wanted to play Ranbir’s role in ‘Sanju’

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Reportedly, Rajkumar Hirani had offered Aamir Khan the late Sunil Dutt’s role in the upcoming biopic Sanju. The film, as we know, is based on the controversial life and times of Sanjay Dutt and has Ranbir Kapoor reprising the role of Sanjay.   Aamir, however, declined Hirani’s offer. In an interview, today, […]

Popular singer Humara Arshad approach court for divorce

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Popular Pakistani singer Humaira Arshad has once again filed for khula from her husband, actor Ahmad Butt. The singer approached a family court in Lahore on Wednesday to file a petition to start divorce proceedings once again. Arshad had withdrawn her earlier plea for khula in January this year. “For the sake […]

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will perform at the closing ceremony of IPL in Mumbai

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: With the end of the Indian Premier League approaching quickly, everyone is excited about the performances that are going to happen during the closing ceremony of the cricket series. Like every year this year too IPL is expected to have its grand finale with some scintillating performances. Apart from Race 3 Jodi, […]

Technology

Mark Zuckerberg apologize European Parliament

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday and said the social media giant is taking steps to prevent a repeat of a massive breach of users’ personal data. Zuckerberg also pledged to keep investing in Europe as he made the latest stop on a tour of contrition over […]

Progressive groups launch campaign to break up Facebook

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: A coalition of left-leaning groups have launched an ad campaign to petition the Federal Trade Commission to break up Facebook, saying that it has become a monopoly. The campaign, dubbed “Freedom from Facebook,” calls for the FTC to spin off WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger into separate businesses, to develop “interoperability standards,” […]

Ahsan Iqbal inaugurates first-ever National Center for Cyber Security

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has inaugurated its first ever Cyber Security Centre at Air University, Islamabad to protect the country’s cyberspace, economy, and infrastructure from cyber attacks. Today, Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal has inaugurated Pakistan’s first-ever “National Centre for Cyber Security” (NCCS) at Air University, Islamabad. Cybersecurity represents a set of technologies and processes designed […]

Illegal tax benefits: Apple to pay back $15 billion to Irish government

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: It took a couple of years, but Apple  has started to pay back illegal tax benefits to the Irish government. The company has paid $1.77 billion (€1.5 billion) into an escrow account designed to hold the fine. Apple has to pay $15 billion in total (€13 billion). In August 2016, the European Commission said that […]

LinkedIn begins AI Academy to assist its employees

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk   WASHINGTON: Artificial intelligence has become a mainstay in modern electronics so it should come as no shock that even LinkedIn – the social network for professionals – is taking notice and launching a new initiative centered around the technology.   The new program is not at all meant for the platform’s users. Instead, […]

Microsoft secures a profitable deal with the intelligence community

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp said it’s secured a lucrative cloud deal with the intelligence community that marks a rapid expansion by the software giant into a market led by Amazon.com Inc. The deal, which the company said Wednesday is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, allows 17 intelligence agencies and offices to use Microsoft’s Azure […]

Health

Diabetic patients needs to consult doctors before fasting

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Medical experts strongly advised diabetic patients to take their medical condition into consideration, well in advance, before fasting. “Many patients often opt for self-medication, based on their or others’ personal experiences, while trying to maintain their sugar level. Doctors treating diabetic patients should encourage their patients to regularly visit and seek advice […]

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

MBANDAKA (Reuters): Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said. Jessica Ilunga said 4,000 doses of vaccine were shipped on Saturday to Mbandaka, which last week registered the first cases in an […]

Antibacterial in toothpaste may combat severe lung disease: Study

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Researchers have found that a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis (CF) when combined with a drug. The study, published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, found that when triclosan — a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing — is combined […]

Dates- most favorite item in iftar carries numerous health benefits

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Following the start of holy month of Ramadan, the demand of Dates as being the most favorite item during ‘iftar’ have increased manifold in Peshawar and is being sold like a hot cake in city’s markets that carries significant health benefits for people. Despite use of spicy items like Samosas, Pakora, Kachhalo, […]

Eating yogurt can be helpful in reducing inflammation

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Can starting a meal with a single portion of yogurt help to reduce inflammation? According to a new study, the answer is “yes.” Its authors believe that yogurt might protect us from the harmful byproducts of gut bacteria. A new study investigates the anti-inflammatory powers of yogurt. Inflammation is a hot topic at […]

Nestle to minimize quantity of sugar and salt in its products

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk VEVEY: Nestle will make further cuts to the amount of sugar, salt and saturated fats in its products as it tries to improve the image of packaged foods in the eyes of health-conscious consumers, the Swiss group said. Nestle and its rivals are under pressure from a shift in consumer preferences toward healthier […]

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Travel

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 […]

Passenger plane lands 200 passengers on wrong, unfinished runway

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk An airline crew has been suspended after landing a passenger jet carrying more than 200 passengers on the wrong runway. Vietnam Airlines Flight VN7344 from Ho Chi Minh City touched down on a runway still under construction and soon to be Nha Trang Cam Ranh International’s second landing strip. The runway is not yet […]

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Article

Iraq elections have ushered in hope

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Osama Al Sharif Regardless of how one chooses to read the outcome of last Saturday’s elections in Iraq, one thing is for sure: Iraqi voters have rejected the status quo and sought fresh political players to take over. Outgoing prime minister Haider Al Abadi, whose Victory List wooed disenchanted Sunni voters as well as Shiites, […]

Israel’s New President: Donald Trump

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Fahrettin Altun The Israeli administration continues to murder Palestinians in front of the eyes of the world. After U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement this past December that he recognized Al-Quds as the capital of Israel and that he would be moving the U.S. embassy there, Israel has been following much more aggressive politics. It is […]

History will judge the perpetrators of Gaza massacre and their accomplices

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Meryem Ilayda Atlas On one side, there are Israelis and Americans – wildly overjoyed, they sing songs and celebrate. On the other side, there are Palestinians – being targeted with bombs and bullets. For a whole day, the entire world witnessed this ruthless act of disregard. On the same date, Ivanka Trump went down in […]

How Islamophobia is practiced in France: I am Islamophobic, therefore I am

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

S. SAYYID Is France the most Islamophobic country in the world? There are, of course, a number of other strong contenders, including Burma, with the genocide of the Rohingya people, and Israel, the propagation center point of Islamophobia through various xenophobic organizations; not to mention Modi’s India, with its lynching of Muslims and small-scale pogroms, […]

Iraqi Elections: Hope for people, conjectural battleground for others

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel After’s years of sectarian violence, widespread corruption, dwindling public services and not least the brutal fight against Daesh, Iraqis eagerly looked to the national elections held on May 12 for a new chapter of hope, reconstruction and stability. However, given Iraq’s patchy record – since the downfall of Saddam Hussein and numerous […]

Trump’s punctured Middle East order

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Hussain Abdul Hussain A month before he announced reintroducing US sanctions on Iran, President Donald Trump sent leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) a secret letter in which he urged them to put an end to their almost year-old schism. The letter charted a way on how Gulf countries should come to terms, including […]

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Editorial

Pak-US partnership

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

The US Assistant to secretary Defense Dana White, during a regular briefing held at Pentagon on Friday, expressed the hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. In the context of security situation she acknowledged that Pakistan has been a victim […]

Hemorrhaging corporations

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Although the ruling PML-N leadership and high government officials have made frequent claims about their economic achievements over its five years tenure which is about to end, public sector enterprises (PSEs) have continued to bleed and suffered cumulative losses of Rs. 3.76 trillion. Earlier during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples’ Party government the scenario was […]

From water-surplus to water-stressed

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Pakistan is facing depleting water resources due to climate change impact and poor water resource management. Failure to estimate the actual water demand will hamper effective water management and overall socio-economic stability in the country. The country has gone from water- surplus to water-stressed situation and soon it is going to have water scarcity. The […]

Revenues’ lope holes

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

During a visit to the headquarters of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has admitted that massive under invoicing exists in the amount of goods imported from China. His statement puts question marks not just over Pakistan’s bulging trade deficit but also the mechanism put in place to […]

Genocide of Palestinians

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

The relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has intensified the protest in Gaza and Israel is using massive force on Palestinians. At least 60 Palestinians were killed and 2410 other injured by Israeli army gunfire during anti-occupation rallies along the Gaza strip’s eastern border. The leaders of Islamic countries have given […]

NSC meeting

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi presided over a meeting of National Security Committee which discussed the one point agenda of the sweeping statement of the former prime minster Nawaz Sharif regarding 26/11 Mumbai attacks and its likely repercussions. He made irrational remarks in an interview with a leading English Daily newspaper which are detrimental to […]

Letters to Editor

Qatar after one year of blockade

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Just about a year back, Qatar with the population of 2.7 million was heavily dependent on Saudi Arabia and UAE for importing different commodities like poultry, meat and dairy products beside building materials and oil etc, most of it used to come across its border with Saudi Arabia. The Saudi and UAE exports to Qatar […]

Pakistan’s future is on stake!

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Now a days,  it’s not  a big deal to hear from someone that Matric/Intermediate Board papers were leaked 4hrs or just prior to exam. As these practices are continued from years now students also don’t study for their exams rather they get involved with WhatsApp groups run by mafia in which they get Exams question […]

No respect for tax payers

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

I Want to draw the kind attention  of  Prime Minister  of Pakistan  that  this logic is not understood to me  that those most honest , Most patriotic, most philanthropists  and law-obeying  good citizen of Pakistan who  have being paid  income taxes  every year million of Rupees in most honestly ways, No any development works  are […]

Child laboring in Malakand

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Present government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa claims for every child in school as revealed in it drive for new enrollment in government sector’s schools. In Malakand the situation is sever in respect of child laboring. Every day in working places, hotels, break’s kilns, shops, filling stations and about all the laboring spots, each and every body […]

Pakistan Post

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

  Pakistan Post was once a pride Government Department for the nation. I have seen twice a day delivery by “Khaki” uniformed postmen. A postcard, probably abandoned today, just in 05 Paisa reached from Kemrai-Karachi to a village on the Torkham Border. A letter reached in “daair Anna” (there were 16 Annas in one Rupee). […]

President House an overrated budget

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

According to the allocated budget for the office of the President for the year 2016-17, the annual expenditures of the President House were to the tune of Rs801 m. Under the head of emp­l­oyees-related expenses, a sum of Rs567m has been earmarked. Of it, Rs105m has been earmarked for salary of staff, Rs82 million for […]

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