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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 […]

No discussion held with Chinese officials on JuD: PM

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that he had not discussed with Chinese officials regarding Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. In an interview with a private news channel the prime minister said that the matter never came under discussion even before his participation in Boao Forum in April this year. An […]

Global

Hariri asked to draw up new cabinet

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIRUT: Saad Hariri, head of Lebanon’s Future Movement, received a parliamentary mandate to draw up a new government on Thursday. Hariri received the endorsement of 68 out of 128 lawmakers from different parliamentary blocs. The pro-Hezbollah “resistance bloc”, for its part, has refrained from fielding a candidate for the premiership but has confirmed […]

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Equating Islam with terrorism ‘foolish’: Pope

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ROME: Pope Francis has slammed untrue claims linking Islam with terrorism, according to local media reports Thursday. According to the ANSA news agency, the pope said the view equating Islam with terrorism is baseless. “It might be coming out of many people’s mouths, but this equation is a lie and it is foolish,” […]

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Pentagon ready to any action of N.Korea

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is ready to respond to any “provocative actions” from North Korea, an official said Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “We are in a boxer stance, we are ready to respond,” Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, director of the US military’s Joint […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro sworn for second six-year term

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk CARACAS: Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Thursday for a second term as president of the crisis-wracked Latin American country, just days after winning an election boycotted by the opposition and decried abroad. Maduro swore “to respect and enforce the Constitution and lead all revolutionary changes” in a ceremony before the Constituent Assembly, […]

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Trump cancels Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump informed Kim Jong Un Thursday he is canceling their nuclear summit next month in Singapore, blaming “anger” and “hostility” from the North Korean regime for the collapse of the historic event. Trump and Kim had been due to hold high-stakes talks on June 12 aimed at ridding the reclusive […]

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China rejects India’s ‘reckless claims’ pertaining to Hafiz Saeed

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

BEIJING (APP): India had spread rumors with the help of some Pakistani journalist today (Wednesday) that Chinese president Xi Jinping advised Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to relocate hafiz Saeed, who is a co-founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the chief of Jama at-ud-Da wah,into Western Asian countries during meeting. Reacting on this news, Chinese foreign […]

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Pakistan

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 […]

PTI ruined Peshawar because of incompetency: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report NAROWAL: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Chief Minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif has criticized the PTI led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for failing to deliver in the better interest of the masses and destroyed five years in negative politics. CM Shehbaz Sharif said this while addressing an inaugural ceremony at District Headquarter Hospital in […]

CM Bizenjo, opposition leader discusses caretaker setup

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and opposition leader in Balochistan Assembly Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal discussed the caretaker setup in the province as the government is completing its tenure in the province. Both the leaders presented eight names each for the caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan during the meeting which lasted for […]

Naval Chief says Pakistan wants peaceful co-existence with all countries

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan is a peace loving country and wants harmonious and peaceful co-existence with all countries. However, we cannot be oblivious to the threats to our sovereignty and national security. This was stated by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi while addressing the Convocation of 47th Pakistan Navy Staff Course […]

FATA merger bill to have positive outcomes: PM

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said that the historic bill passed by the National Assembly for merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would have positive outcomes for Pakistan and called for similar consensus for resolution of all national issues as demonstrated by the House on Thursday. Addressing […]

Malik rejects statement of Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Former Interior Minister and PPP senior leader Senator A. Rehman Malik rejected the statement of Nawaz Sharif about former President Asif Ali Zaradri and said that there is no truth in his claims. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) then president Nawaz Sharif went in exile after signing a deal with […]

Afghanistan

OIC lends weight to Afghan-led peace initiatives

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has vehemently denounced a recent escalation in terrorist attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan. OIC Secretary General Yousef Al-Othaimeen, according to WAM news agency, condemned the blast in Kandahar City on May 22, which killed at least 21 people and injured many others. He extended his […]

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11 Taliban militants killed in NDS operation

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Directorate of Security claimed that at least 11 Taliban militants including two commanders, were killed in a operation conducted in Farah province of Afghanistan on Wednesday. The NDS started operation in Bala Blook district of the province and killed 11 Taliban militants in the operation including two commanders identified as Maulavi […]

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Miller picked to take charge of war in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A special operations officer has been chosen to lead US and coalition forces in Afghanistan, international media outlets reported on Wednesday. The head of the Joint Special Operations Command has been picked to lead the war, according to Reuters. The three-star general, Scott Miller, would replace Gen. John Nicholson. Gen. Miller will […]

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Senators worried about Ghazni security situation

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Meshrano Jirga or upper house members expressed concern over the security situation in southern Ghanzi province and urged the Independent Election Commission to extend the voter registration deadline in districts. Recently Taliban militants attacked Jaghatu, Deh Yak and Qarabagh districts, killing 12 policemen including a unit commander. The Taliban insurgents claimed […]

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Taliban seize police post, kill 2 cops in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban gunmen seized a police post and killed two cops after an attack in the outskirts of Lashkargah, capital of Helmand province, sources said Wednesday. The Taliban fighters swarmed the police post in Sara Godar area of Laghkargah, capturing the post, informed sources told AIP. Helmand police confirmed the death of two […]

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Kidnapped member of TAPI project survey team found dead

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: A member of the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI) or Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline project’s survey team kidnapped by gunmen after killing his five colleagues in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province two days ago was found dead, officials said Wednesday. Unidentified gunmen attacked and killed five members of a team conducting survey for TAPI pipeline […]

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Business

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 […]

Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Deutsche Bank has said it will cut more than 7,000 jobs as Germany’s biggest lender attempts to return to profit. The bank said it would reduce global staffing levels from just over 97,000 to “well below 90,000”. Following a review of the business, the number of jobs in Deutsche’s equities sales and […]

UK set to demand EU repayment in Brexit satellite row: reports

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Britain was on Thursday set to demand the European Union repay £1 billion ($1.34 billion, 1.14 billion euros) if it is excluded from the Galileo satellite project post-Brexit, according to newspaper reports. Britain’s Department for Exiting for the European Union was expected Thursday to release a report on the satellite navigation project, […]

European equities mostly rise on bargain hunting

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Most European stock markets rose Thursday as investors fished for bargains, but London fell on the strong pound, dealers said. In midday deals, Paris climbed 0.5 percent and Frankfurt won 0.2 percent, but gains were capped by news that the US government was considering huge tariffs on vehicle imports. The region’s bourses […]

PSQCA banned 313 items in 2017

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) banned 313 units of various items from January, to December, 2017, after carrying out inspection of various units as well as open market surveillance. Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) is not authorized to penalize the manufacturers / units for non compliance. However, Pakistan […]

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Sports

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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England chief Strauss to step down for summer

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): England cricket director Andrew Strauss is to stand down temporarily for the season while his wife Ruth continues her treatment for cancer, with Andy Flower filling in while the former Test captain is on leave. “My wife was diagnosed with cancer in December,” Strauss told reporters at Lord´s on Tuesday. “We are very […]

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Cook eyes feisty contest with ‘danger man’ Amir

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Veteran England opener Alastair Cook has tipped Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Amir to be the real threat ahead of the upcoming series and hoped that the home side will be able to neutralize his presence. Amir claimed 12 wickets at an average of 42.41 and dismissed Cook twice during the 2016 series in […]

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Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as new head coach

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

MADRID (Agencies): English Premier League club Arsenal have named Unai Emery as their new head coach. The Spaniard replaces longtime coach Arsene Wenger, who stepped down at the end of the season. Wednesday’s announcement that Arsenal have appointed Unai Emery as their new coach came as little surprise, as there had been much media speculation […]

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Experienced players have to deliver: Fawad Alam

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Middle-order batsman Fawad Alam has stressed on the importance of experienced players leading the way in a relatively young Pakistan squad as the team gears up to face England. Due to the retirements of Misbahul Haq and Younus Khan, Alam believes that the rest of the senior contingent has to perform and […]

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PSF to host six PSA tournaments this year

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) will be hosting six Professional Squash Association (PSA) International Tournaments this year. Talking to APP on Wednesday, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) vice president Qamar Zaman said two months back the PSA security team visited Pakistan to see the security arrangements for the tournaments. “Two tournaments each will in […]

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Fashion

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, […]

Tabu joins star-cast of ‘Bharat’ with Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the projects that is taking shape slowly and steadily and is drawing everyone’s attention is undoubtedly Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra starrer, Bharat. What’s adding to our curiosity around the film is its extended cast. Just recently we told you that Disha Patni’s name has been added to the star-cast. […]

No intention to work in Bollywood movies, says Iman Ali

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistani model and actress Iman Ali has said that she has no plan to work in the movies across the border. In a statement, Iman said that new entries in fashion and television industry have introduced latest fabric designs. She said that she always prefers quality script. The actress added that likes […]

Richa Chadha completes ten years in Bollywood industry

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Richa Chadda won notice right from her first outing – Dibakar Banerjee’s Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! in 2008. But it was Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur (GOW Part 1 and 2 were released in 2012), which established Richa Chadha as a powerhouse performer. As the expletives-spewing wife of a warlord, Nagma Khatoon, […]

Rajkumar Hirani working on ‘Munna Bhai-3’ script

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI:  Rajkumar Hirani has been keeping busy with his upcoming film – Sanju, a biopic on Sanjay Dutt with Ranbir Kapoor playing the lead. Excited for the release of Sanju on June 29, Hirani recently spoke about his Munna Bhai franchise. While the first two were titled Munna Bhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munna […]

John Abraham and Akshay Kumar likely to reunite in ‘Garam Masala-2’

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: John Abraham tried his hand at comedy for the first time in Priyadarshan’s Garam Masala (2005) and since then it became his favorite genre. John’s on-screen chemistry with co-star Akshay Kumar was loved by the fans.  It was after that when these two decided to come together for films like Desi Boys and […]

Technology

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 […]

Drones to control crowd in Makkah

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAKKAH: Pacing ahead in technology, drones will be now used for the first time in the Grand Mosque in Makkah to control the crowd in Ramazan, Al-Arabiya reported. Deputy commander of the Umrah forces Maj. Gen. Mohammed Al-Ahmadi made the announcement. Al-Ahmadi told that security, organizational and humanitarian aspects will be included in […]

YouTube all set to launch new music streaming service

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Google’s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows. YouTube Music, which will be launched on May 22, comes with extra features like personalized playlists based on individual’s YouTube history […]

‘Digital Pakistan’ policy ready to get approval from cabinet

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has entered the era of digitization through revolution, not evolution, said Federal Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rahman Khan. She said this while chairing the 39th meeting of the board of directors of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB). “A lot more work needs to be done to keep up with technology, including […]

WhatsApp introduces new group chat features

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members. Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post. Administrators can no longer be […]

Data breach case: Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

By The Frontier Post | May 17, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters): Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before members of the European Parliament to answer questions about the improper use of users’ data by a political consultancy, the speaker of the legislature said on Wednesday. The world’s largest social network has come under scrutiny over the way it handles personal data after revelations that […]

Health

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 […]

Research proves Survivors of Uterine cancer more vulnerable to cardiovascular problems

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Uterine cancer survivors are more likely to have cardiovascular problems, a recent study has suggested. Researchers at the Oxford University Press USA identified 3,621 endometrial cancer survivors using the Utah Population Database. Diagnosis data was available for women aged 18 and over diagnosed with this cancer between 1997 and 2012 in Utah. […]

Pakistan has higher resistance against Polio than before, says WHO

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A World Health Organization (WHO) team said on Monday that immunity of Pakistan’s population against Polio has increased a great deal since 2016. While addressing a seminar at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Poliomyelitis – the endgame strategy, WHO Team Leader Dr Raul Bonifacio said, “The number of cases has declined from 306 in 2014 to […]

WHO shows concern over Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The World Health Organization said Friday it was preparing for “the worst case scenario” in a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “We are very concerned, and we are planning for all scenarios, including the worst case scenario,” WHO´s head of emergency response Peter Salama told reporters in […]

Symptoms of depression creates memory problems in older age

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: According to the new study, depression in older adults leads to the memory problem. The study was published in the May 9, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. In comparison to older people without the symptoms of depression, older people with greater symptoms of depression may have […]

Microwaving food in plastic containers can increase risk of Diabetes, Obesity 

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk Have you been microwaving your food in plastic containers, here’s why you should rethink. According to scientists, doing so could up your risk of infertility, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and even cancer. The scientists also say that heating plastic containers in the microwave releases 95 percent of all chemicals. A lot has […]

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Travel

Egypt to fine traders for harassing tourists with different tactics

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: Tourists could be saved from over-zealous touts at Egypt’s most popular archaeological sites after the country’s government approved a new fine of to 10,000 Egyptian pounds (£406) for those caught overstepping the line. The new rule, part of the broader Antiquities Protection Law, will target those in and around tourist sites or […]

Air France pilot unions announce strikes in May

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Three Air France pilots unions have announced new strikes for May 3, 4, 7 and 8 in the latest move in a long-running pay dispute with the French flag carrier. “We must continue to keep up the pressure for our wage demands,” the unions said in a statement, arguing that their objectives […]

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

The perfect way to use Your Airplane Oxygen Mask

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk The frightening and tragic accident on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, in which one passenger died, is an uncomfortable reminder to always pay attention to those pre-flight safety instructions. Except for a few minor injuries, the other passengers on the flight were safe and were instructed to use their oxygen masks after the […]

Thousands passengers stranded due to Air France strikes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: At least 40,000 passengers have been left stranded by the latest Air France strike, with a similar number likely to be affected tomorrow. The management have warned the stoppages are “putting the company’s future in danger”. Pilots, cabin crew and ground staff working for the French airline are on their eighth day of industrial […]

British Airways keen to buy up its Norwegian rival

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk It’s no surprise that in the same week British Airways launched its no-frills fares on long-haul flights, the UK flag carrier considers a move for Norwegian. After all, the Scandinavian airline is all-but the reason BA felt the need to introduce hand luggage-only fares on its longer routes to compete with more fervour at the […]

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Article

Caribbean shift: Dominican Republic ditches Taiwan for China

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Sabena Siddiqui With the formal commencement of official bilateral diplomatic relations, the Dominican Republic is the latest island nation to ditch Taiwan for China in exchange for rich economic benefits and assistance. World renowned for its luxurious beach resorts, the Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s second largest nation. By adopting the so-called “One China” doctrine, […]

Dead-end US foreign policy

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

Kilic Bugra Kanat US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will be a critical cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy. For the last few decades, debates about the future direction and orientation of U.S. foreign policy have dominated the political scene. This latest decision will probably increase the intensity of these […]

PTM or something else

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

S M Abdullah Being myself a proud Pashtun , I feel no hesitation in saying that  Pashtun Tahafuz Movement is not a Pakhtoon Spring but a sponsored and tailor-made movement to malign the most respected institution of the Pakistani Army?  The narrative of PTM as enunciated by  Manzoor Pashteen in Peshawar, Lahore, and swat , […]

How Obama’s red line fiasco breathed new life into Syrian regime

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel If the US, U.K. and France’s retaliatory airstrike on April 21, two weeks after alleged chemical attacks by Bashar Assad’s forces in Douma, was to deter the Syrian regime or force a change of mood, then it looks like a failure. Regime forces are relentlessly continuing their fierce quest to drive out […]

OBOR reshaping the World-South Asia

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Shahid Jameel New world developments such as China’s investment in the One Belt One Road Initiative and Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union and its connectivity with OBOR are key factors that will define the new trends in the world power. Trillions of dollars project i.e. “OBOR” initiative of China is a step towards reshaping the world-South […]

Is the ‘Russia Puzzle’ in Washington being solved?

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Abdullah Muradoglu The decision US President Donald Trump is going to make in relation to the “Iran Nuclear Deal” is going to become clear this weekend. The comments made to date and the developments we have so far witnessed form the opinion that Trump is going to withdraw from the deal. Trump withdrawing from the […]

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Editorial

Gun cultures

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

In relation to global week of action against gun violence, civil society organizations including Blue Veins, Pukhtunkhwa Civil Society Network (PCSN), Chaipechal Transaction and MRCP organized a seminar to advocate collectively for an end to illicit arms trade to control the misuse of small arms and light weapons. The seminar highlighted that everyday hundreds of […]

Locking horns with state institutions

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

It is very deplorable that PML N Supremo Nawaz Sharif has rejected the clarification of National Accountability Bureau and approached the forum of Supreme Judicial Council. After his disqualification for life in Panama papers case by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the former Prime Minister has made hostage the government of his party to malign […]

Reciprocal restrictions on diplomats

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

The relations between the two long standing allies, Pakistan and United States are moving from bad to worse but the incumbent government has remained in diplomatic hibernation and is least interested to mend the widening cleavage in bilateral relations. The ruptures caused by the President Donald Trump tweet of blaming Islamabad of lies and deceit […]

Judicial commission on APS carnage

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

The Chief Justice of Pakistan ordered constitution of judicial commission to probe the carnage in Army Public School Peshawar (APS) on December 16, 2014 where over 140 students were killed by terrorists. The Chief Justice, Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing APS case during Supreme Court Peshawar Registry ordered that the judicial commission would submit its […]

US Iran’s policy

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

In an arrogant display of might is right, President Donald Trump announced that the US is pulling out of the international agreement restricting Tehran’s nuclear program capability for producing nuclear bombs. He also imposed economic sanctions on Iran. The decision is likely to raise the risks in the Middle East, upset American European allies and […]

Violation of WTO rules

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Pakistan and China reached an agreement to initiate a process of digital trade data exchange but the later backed out of it. Pakistan’s decision to postpone signing of revised Free Trade Agreement (FTA-II) has now hit its plan to digitally exchange trade data to capture the real value of imports from neighboring country China for […]

Letters to Editor

Courts extension to FATA

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

In Pakistan, there are many regions that are backward and deprived. Among those areas, FATA is the most deprived territory. Since 1901, the draconian British law, Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) is imposed on FATA. In every tribal agency, Political agent being the representative of the President of Pakistan, is the executive of the agency. Political […]

Letters to Editor

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Harassment To the concerned authorities I am writing to bring In notice the issue of Board Of Intermediate Education Karachi being under total control of political party goons. Few days ago I went to Board of Intermediate Education Karachi. At the entrance few goons stopped me and asked me for the purpose of visit and […]

Intellectual growth

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

Intellectual growth is something else. One cannot relate it with having a good English. English is not our national or mother language. It is a language of the people who are living far away from us. Yes, it is an international language and it is also our co-official language. We, therefore, try to learn it […]

A novel that counters terrorism

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Social media has taken over the habit of book reading. Hence it is courageous writing a book that attracts social media’s attention too. Hafsa Rehan, a medical doctor, proves it as true. She tells our land is not as barren as others badmouth. We are able to produce a good writing that fascinates viewers. Daam-e-Lahoo […]

Child labor

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

According to a statement issued by Child Rights Movement (CRM) national secretariat, over 12.5 million children in Pakistan are involved in child labor. The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. The main reason […]

Pak-USA relations

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Since the creation of Pakistan, USA remained on of the closest allies of Pakistan. Being a new born state, America had supported Pakistan since 1947. Pakistan had signed dozens of agreements with USA. America had given military and financial aid to Pakistan over the time, but in return, America had demanded. In past, America had […]

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