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Punjab cabinet to donate one month salary for dams’ construction

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar has announced that members of Punjab cabinet will donate their one month salary for the construction of dams. CM Usman Buzdar has said this while talking to media persons on Saturday. Buzdar has pledged to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding dams as […]

President Mamnoon Hussain tenure ends today

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has completed five years term and he will retire from his post today (Saturday). According the details, President-elect Arif Alvi will take oath of office tomorrow as the 13th president of Pakistan. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will take oath from the President-elect Arif Alvi and the ceremony will […]

China invites PM Imran to International Import Expo as guest of honor

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Shah met with the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Foreign Office on Saturday. During the meeting, Chinese FM Wang Yi invited Prime Minister Imran Khan to the International Import Expo in China as a guest of honor. Earlier on Friday, Yi arrived in Pakistan for a three-day visit, […]

Rs296bn ill-gotten money recovered: NAB boss claims

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recovered around Rs 296 billion ill-gotten money since its inception and deposited the amount in the national kitty. The recovery of this amount can be termed as a remarkable achievement of Bureau, Chairman, National Accountability Bureau, Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal said while chairing a meeting held here […]

PM appeals Pakistanis to donate generously for construction of dams

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed all Pakistanis, including the overseas ones, to financially contribute for construction of dams in Pakistan that are vital for country’s future generations. In a message to the nation, the Prime Minister asked overseas Pakistanis, especially those living in European countries and the United States to contribute […]

US hopes for respectful bilateral relationship with Pakistan: Schriver

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Assistant Defence Secretary for the Department of Defence’s (DoD) Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall G. Schriver has said that the United States has high hopes for a respectful and better bilateral relationship with Pakistan. This he said while talking to media on Thursday night. Randall G. Schriver said that the military […]

Global

Afghan troops to train in China, ambassador says

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China will train Afghan troops on Chinese soil, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Beijing said, describing the military cooperation as an effort to fight al Qaeda and Islamic State militants bent on attacking China from its western neighbor. Afghanistan has also requested that China provide Afghan security forces with combat helicopters, Ambassador Janan Mosazai told […]

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US pilot killed in Saudi helicopter crash

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

RIYADH (Reuters): A US pilot working with Saudi Arabia’s national guard was killed and his student injured when their helicopter crashed in Riyadh Thursday, the Saudi national guard said. The Saudi National Guard named the pilot as Paul Reedy and said he had been flying a Boeing AH-6i, a light attack and reconnaissance helicopter. The […]

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Gay sex is legal now in India, declares Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Gay sex is no longer a crime in India as the Indian Supreme Court on Thursday has declared it legal, saying that it is cannot be denied as it is the choice of an individual unless it is harmful to women or children. Chief Justice Dipak Mishra headed a five-member of […]

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EU welcomes UN-brokered cease-fire in Libya’s Tripoli

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The UN Security Council will take all initiatives to take action on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, said the Human Rights Council President Vojislav Suc on Wednesday. Suc told a news conference that a recent UN report on Myanmar’s human rights violations and abuses will be among 90 other reports to […]

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Trump rips Nike for Kaepernick ad campaign

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed sports apparel giant Nike for its decision to include former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a recent ad campaign. “Just like the NFL, whose ratings have gone WAY DOWN, Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts,” Trump said on Twitter. […]

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Pence calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US Vice President Mike Pence called on Myanmar’s government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately. The journalists were found guilty on Monday on official secrets charges in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in Myanmar, which […]

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Pakistan

PM Imran to inaugurate Rawalpindi Express, Mianwali Rail car today

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate two new trains including Rawalpindi Express and Mianwali Rail Car on Friday. Pakistan Railways issued a statement; it stated that the Mianwali Rail Car consists of nine passenger coaches and adding that the manufacturing cost of the rail car was Rs8.5 million. Mianwali Rail Car will […]

Sindh govt aware of all civic issues in Karachi: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Local Bodies Minister Saeed Ghani has said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) government is trying to evolve a people-friendly system for resolution of civic issues. Addressing media in Karachi, the minister said that he is aware of all the issues people of the metropolis are facing including water shortage and […]

‘World must acknowledge Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afradi said that Pakistan nation had given huge sacrifices in war against terrorism, which should be acknowledged by the world. During a meeting with Australian High Commissioner here, the minister said that Pakistan was most affected country in the war against terror, adding that the national […]

Provision of basic facilities to masses priority: President

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said that the provision of basic facilities to the common man, besides improvement in economic situation of the country was the foremost priority of the government. He said that he would fulfill his responsibilities in accordance with the requirements of the Constitution, emphasizing that he would play a […]

Minister for devising law to eradicate extremism

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri urged the government to devise a strict law for social media users to eradicate extremism from the society and promote peace, tolerance, unity and brotherhood through implementing ethnic lines. The federal minister highlighted that Muslims all over the globe were facing political, social and […]

Forced marriages, low marks in exams main causes of increasing suicides in Chitral

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The committee formed to probe the increasing number of suicide cases in Chitral has found out that forced marriages, low marks taken in exams by the students and other domestic problems are the main causes of such cases. Around 13 people died after committing suicides this year while last year around 42 […]

Afghanistan

Wolesi Jirga polls in Ghazni may be delayed

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Wolesi Jirga elections in southern Ghazni province and national-wide district council polls would be held four months after the October 20 elections as per the law, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced Tuesday. The IEC said it was left with no option but to suggest the delay in the elections in Ghazni […]

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Saleh reacts at Atmar’s resignation

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security and the leader of Afghanistan Green Trend, Amrullah Saleh reacted at the resignation of the former National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar. Calling the resignation of Atmar a major loss for the Unity Government, Saleh said he (Atmar) is a balanced thinker and a […]

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Rehabilitated Dilawez brings joy to her family

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk FEROZKOH: Dilawez, 35, inadvertently slipped into drug addiction after consuming opium for five years to reduce the pain she was suffering from. A mother of three daughters and two sons, she is a resident of the Allahyar locality of Ferozkoh. She shared her story with Pajhwok Afghan News after two year of rehabilitation. […]

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Shadow governor among 60 Taliban killed

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Afghan officials say Taliban shadow governor for Badghis province among 60 fighters were killed after airstrikes in the Ghormach district. The Taliban seized the Ghormach district after government forces pulled out of the district following government’s announcement to give the district into the control of neighbouring Badghis province. Meanwhile, Afghan Air Force […]

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Kabul Bank’s former CEO shifted from Bagram prison

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The former Chief Executive and shareholder of Kabul Bank Khalilullah Ferozi has been transferred to Kabul for the treatment purposes, days after the chairman of the bank Shir Khan Farnood died in the same prison. Sources in the family of Ferozi confirmed that he has been shifted to Kabul from Bagram prison. […]

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Growing Taliban activities in surrounding districts pose threat to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban have recently increased their activities in different districts of Kabul province, posing threat to Kabul city. The districts in which the Taliban have increased operations included Paghman, Qarabagh, Khak-e-Jabar, Chaharasiab, Deh Sabz and Shakar Dara. According to local residents and security officials, the Taliban have also established bases in some of […]

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Business

PFC to participate in Int’l Product Exhibition

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A 6-member delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) will participate in International Product Exhibition and Conference starting from October 08 at Doha, Qatar to tap the potential export of furniture products besides seeking foreign investment in furniture sector to boost the local economy. Presiding over a meeting of board of directors here […]

Seoul stocks close higher on tech, bio gains

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: South Korean stocks closed higher Tuesday, led by gains in large-cap tech and bio shares, analysts said. The Korean won fell against the US dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 8.69 points, or 0.38 percent, to close at 2,315.72. Trade volume was light at 266 million shares worth […]

Uber driver accused of kicking out blind woman in Brazil

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

RIO DE JANERIO (Reuters): A blind woman said an Uber driver abruptly left her on the side of a Rio de Janeiro street last week after loudly berating her over her request that he turn down the car’s air conditioning, the latest safety incident involving the ride-hailing firm. Nathalia Santos, 26, a Rio native who […]

Japan to stop Iran oil imports on US pressure

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Japan’s major oil wholesalers are preparing to suspend crude oil imports from Iran in October, amid fears Washington will sanction countries importing Iranian crude, local media reported. US President Donald Trump in May pulled out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and last month began re-imposing sanctions that block other countries from […]

Tokyo stocks start lower over suspension of U.S.-Canada trade talks

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

TOKYO (Xinhua): Tokyo stocks opened lower Tuesday amid investor concerns over the currently suspended U.S.-Canada trade talks. As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 78.43 points, or 0.35 percent, from Monday to 22,628.95. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, dropped 5.70 points, or […]

Iranian rial hits record low at 128,000 to the dollar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

TEHRAN (Reuters): The Iranian rial hit a record low against the US dollar on the unofficial market on Monday, amidst a deterioration in the economic situation and the reimposition of sanctions by the United States. The dollar was being offered for as much as 128,000 rials, according to foreign exchange website Bonbast.com, which tracks the […]

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Sports

Serena routs Venus 6-1, 6-2 in all-Williams US Open clash

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Serena Williams crushed older sister Venus 6-1 6-2 in a shockingly subdued third round clash at the U.S. Open on Friday to stay on track for a record equalling 24th Grand Slam title. The meeting between the famed tennis siblings had been hyped as the biggest night of the U.S. Open but […]

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Sabbir Rahman faces six-month ban from int’l cricket

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): The BCB’s disciplinary committee has recommended that Sabbir Rahman be suspended for six months from international cricket for abusing a fan on social media. The recommendation needs to be approved by BCB chief Nazmul Hassan’s approval, but that is understood to be a formality. Sabbir, who had already been dropped from Bangladesh’s squad […]

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Kohli becomes second fastest Indian batsman to cross 6000 Test runs

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

SOUTHAMPTON (Agencies): Dashing batsman Virat Kohli has become the tenth Indian batsman to cross the 6000-run mark in Test cricket during his innings of 46 on second day of the fourth Test against England here at the Ageas Bowl on Friday. He needed just six runs to reach the milestone when he came to the […]

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Misbah criticises changes in QeA trophy schedule

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq has criticised Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to start this year’s domestic season earlier than usual. Misbah who will be representing Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) in the upcoming Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament is of the opinion that early start of domestic season will affect players’ performances […]

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Federer, Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire’s Kyrgios pep-talk

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

New York (Agencies): Roger Federer on Thursday set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the centre of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: “I want to help you”. Second seed and five-time champion Federer, 37, made it 18 wins in […]

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Wozniacki out of US Open

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

New York (Agencies): The US Open women’s draw has lost its top two seeds after Caroline Wozniacki suffered a shock second-round loss to Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko. The world number two from Denmark has reached the US Open final twice but lost 6-4 6-2 to the world number 36. World number one Simona Halep lost in […]

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Fashion & Movies

Akshay Kumar wants to make a biopic on athlete Hima Das

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It’s raining biopics in Bollywood currently, the recent one being Sanju, made on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Sanju successfully broke several box-office records and was loved by the audiences. The other biopic lined up is on music legend Gulshan Kumar, which will be co-produced by Aamir Khan and Bhushan […]

Trishala Dutt wishes Sanjay Dutt on his birthday

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk Sanjay Dutt has always been close to elder daughter Trishala Dutt. Even though Trishala lives in New York, the bond between the father-daughter duo hasn’t changed. Wishing her daddy dearest on his special day today, Trishala took to her social media and posted an adorable picture with Sanjay Dutt. She captioned the picture […]

Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission Impossible’ rules box office

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGLES: Improbable? Maybe, but “Mission Impossible — Fallout,” the sixth and latest stunt-filled edition of the Tom Cruise action franchise has topped the weekend box office in North America, outperforming the five earlier “Impossibles.” The Paramount/Skydance production took in an estimated $61.5 million for the three-day weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor […]

Salman Khan to introduce Pranutan in next movie

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan has launched a ton of talent in the industry including the likes of Daisy Shah, Athiya Shetty and Sooraj Pancholi. He will also soon be launching his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma with Loveratri. And now, if rumours are to be believed Salman is all set to launch Mohnish Bahl’s daughter Pranutan. […]

Vidya Balan learns to play harmonium for upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: We had earlier reported that Vidya Balan will play Telugu actor-turned-politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao’s (NTR) wife, Basavatarakam, in his biopic being directed by Krish. And now, a report in a leading daily claims that the actress has learnt to play the harmonium for her role in the film. Composer Nitin Shankar, […]

Real heroes are on the borders, says Rajkummar Rao

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Currently, Rajkummar Rao is one of the most successful and busiest actors in the industry today. His upcoming film Fanney Khan, co-starring Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is all set to hit the theatres next Friday. The talented actor has already started the promotions of his first horror-comedy, Stree. Directed by […]

Science & Technology

Facebook claims it deleted more than 860 millions posts in 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: For the first time, Facebook has published figures showing the amount of spam, hate speech and other controversial content it removed in the first quarter of 2018. The social network has come under increasing pressure from politicians, activists and academics to curb the spread of fake news and inflammatory content. Facebook has now disclosed […]

Huaweai introduces World’s first bitcoin wallet

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHENZHEN: Huawei has released the world’s first bitcoin wallet at any application store for its users to hold virtual currencies in the smartphone. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer collaborated with an online platform, BTC.com, to allow Chinese investors, developers and miners to add bitcoin wallet to its newly launched app store AppGallery. The move […]

Data misuse investigation: Facebook suspends 200 apps in the first stage  

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Facebook has so far suspended around 200 apps in the first stage of its review into apps that had access to large quantities of user data, in a response to a scandal around political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The apps were suspended pending a thorough investigation into whether they misused any data, said […]

Drones to bring revolution in three industries

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The quick advancements in drone technology has led to numerous innovations in various industries. The potential for UAVs is massive, with the market for drones expected to hit $100 billion dollars within the next five years. As a result, plenty of companies are investigating how drones can be utilized, and by 2030, one […]

Chinese technology company ZTE paid $2.3 billion to US exporters in 2017

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): Chinese technology company ZTE Corp, which this month suspended its main operations after a U.S. Commerce Department ban on American supplies to its business, paid over $2.3 billion to 211 U.S. exporters in 2017, a senior ZTE official said on Friday. ZTE paid over $100 million each to Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Inc, Intel Corp […]

Panasonic’s profit increases to 58% on sale batteries, vehicle products

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk Panasonic Corp. said Thursday that group net profit rose 58 percent in the fiscal year ended March, due to brisk sales of batteries and other electronic automobile components, as automakers continue to shift their focus to safety devices and electric vehicles. The electronics maker posted a group net profit of ¥236.04 billion ($2.15 […]

Health

Iowa lawmakers passes abortion ban in US

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Iowa’s Republican-controlled legislature passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States on Wednesday, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant. The Senate voted 29-17 to pass the House of Representatives-approved bill, according to the legislature’s online voting […]

Smoking increases risk of atrial fibrillation

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Smoking and alcohol consumption increases the lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, that can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure, and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal The BMJ, showed that among individuals aged 55 years or older, the […]

90% world population breathing polluted air: WHO

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually. Fresh data from the UN health body showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the […]

Baking soda can be helpful in combating rheumatoid arthritis

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Drinking baking soda daily may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, say scientists. While the immune system normally protects us from disease and infection, in someone who has an autoimmune disease the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body by mistake. Drinking baking soda, or sodium […]

Researchers identify 44 genetic risk factors of depression

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry at least some of them. The new findings could help explain why not everyone treated with antidepressants sees their condition improve, the scientists said, and could also point the way […]

Zimbabwe govt to issue cannabis licenses to growers

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk HARARE: Zimbabweans can now apply for licenses to grow cannabis for medical and research purposes, the government has said in a legal notice, making the southern African nation the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of the plant. Lesotho last year announced the continent’s first license to grow cannabis legally. Until […]

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Travel

Arts & Literature

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Articles

US-North Korea summit: The home run for Pyongyang administration

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

Hamza Athar “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”. The Pyongyang Administration has recently shaken hands with the South at DMZ. The slogan “a peaceful Korea” has made its presence felt around the world. The question now arises, what if the monologue of the coliseum results, a neutralized South and a defensive U.S? The […]

French touch may not help stabilize the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

Talha Kose French President Emmanuel Macron paid an official visit to Washington to meet his American counterpart Donald Trump. The two leaders posed for sincere photos for the press, and both leaders promised to improve cooperation between their countries in various fields. Franco-American cooperation is an important move since Trump was not as eager as […]

Whose fault is it if the Iran deal collapses?

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

Martin Jay The EU has had plenty of opportunity to work with Donald Trump and Iran to ensure that the Iran deal does not collapse. Instead, they’ve been dragging their feet and Trump might just walk away. On May 12, President Trump seems poised to plunge the Middle East into darkness as he is likely […]

Absence of history in the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Ergun Yildirim Conflicts and chaos in today’s Middle East have many aspects. These conflicts contain urban warfare, autonomous governments in towns, international imperial rivalry and practical grounds of competition for global hegemony, militia forces and terrorists. The Middle East of the last century is having one of the severest crises in its history. Indeed, as […]

What’s next for Armenia’s protest movement?

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Anna Ohanyan After mounting a large-scale and ultimately effective campaign of civil disobedience, a movement of “people power” in Armenia, led by Nikol Pashinyan, a young member of parliament, appears to have delivered on multiple fronts. The embattled and unpopular prime minister, Serzh Sargsyan, was forced to step down on April 23. More importantly, the […]

India poised to turn SCO into SAARC?

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Iqbal Khan Tone of Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) recent foreign minister level meeting was set by the Indian decision of not endorsing China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. But to India’s surprise, no crisis of the type occurred which India frequently keeps causing during SAARC meetings. Result of this SCO meeting was once again […]

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Editorial

In search of dignity!

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while addressing a function at Pasroor near Sialkot, has complained against the lack of respect for politicians. He said that a politician deserves as much respect as a Judge and General receives. There are no two opinions about this argument but it is the demeanor, character, integrity, honesty, attitude […]

Optimal power mix     

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

Abandoning the construction of mega hydropower projects like Kalabagh dam, medium and small hydropower projects in the decade of 1970s reduced the percentage of inexpensive electivity to 30 percent in the power mix. It also caused the complex and lingering problems of power outages and piling up of circular debt and water shortages. From 1990 […]

Rhetoric versus pragmatism

By The Frontier Post | May 5, 2018

In a major blow to timely roll out the second phase of CPEC, special regions and finances, three provinces refused to finance the irrational incentives asked by China for the relocation of its dying industries to the Special economic zones. Only one province, KP agreed to provide land on throwaway price for the special economic […]

Actions, not hollow promises

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

In his speech in the national Assembly, when there were less than 20 lawmakers of 342 members house, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi promised that FATA reforms for mainstreaming of tribal areas will be enforced in the remaining tenure of current government. But he did not categorically said that, as an integral part of these […]

Plight of Hazara Community

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

The Hazara community ended their days long protest in Quetta after meeting with the Chief of Army of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The beleaguered community was protesting against the continued attacks on Hazars, the most recent being the killing of two community members on Saturday. General Bajwa, while meeting with the community members assured […]

Promoting trade in FATA

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated a market of 1344 shops with modern civic facilities including parks, car parking, water supply network and solar power system in Miramshah, the Headquarter of North Waziristan, on Monday. The modern trade complex was built by Pak Army. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the projects of National Logistic […]

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