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Al-Azizia reference: Accountability court to record Nawaz’s statement today

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court-II (AC) of Islamabad on Wednesday decided to record the statement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case on Thursday (November 1). AC Judge Arshad Malik, however, made it conditional to the presence of Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris in the court on the latter’s request. […]

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Constitution based on teachings of Holy Quran, Sunnah: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan urged the people not to get swayed by those politicizing the issue for votes as decision of the Supreme Court on Aasia Bibi case was in accordance with the Constitution; that was based on the teachings of Holy Quran and Sunnah. In his address to the nation, the […]

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Zardari extends cooperation to PTI led-govt

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday said the government and the opposition should sit together and formulate a long term plan to steer the country out of debt trap and the economic crisis. Speaking in the National Assembly, Asif Zardari said he was speaking in the […]

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Top Court summons Fawad Chaudhry, Azam Swati in Islamabad IGP transfer case

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has summoned Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Federal Minister Azam Swati in a case regarding the transfer of Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jan Muhammad on Wednesday. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case […]

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Ashiana housing scam: Accountability court extends Shehbaz Sharif’s transit remand till Nov 6

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad has extended the transit remand of Shehbaz Sharif till November 6 in the Ashiana Housing scheme case on Wednesday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president was produced before Judge Mohammad Bashir by the National Accountability Bureau in Islamabad. The NAB sought a seven-day extension in Shehbaz’s transit remand, […]

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Afghan military helicopter crashes in Farah, killing 25 on board

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan officials confirmed that an Afghan military helicopter crashed on Wednesday in Farah province of Afghanistan, in a result all 25 on board were killed in the incident. A spokesperson for the governor of Farah province Naser Mehri, told Afghan media that two military helicopters were on their way to neighboring […]

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Global

Sri Lankan president suspends parliament after firing prime minister

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters): A constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka deepened on Saturday as President Maithripala Sirisena temporarily suspended parliament a day after sacking the prime minister and replacing him with a former leader seen as being close to China. Sirisena fired Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as his replacement late on Friday […]

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Russia, Germany, France and Turkey meet for four-way Syria summit

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters): The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for a summit on Syria, where violence this week in the last remaining major rebel stronghold highlighted the fragility of a deal to avert a massive government offensive. Ankara, which has long backed rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, […]

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Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. isolated against Iran

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its traditional allies in its confrontation with Iran, and that even Europe was siding with Tehran against the reimposition of U.S. sanctions. “It does not happen often that the U.S. makes a decision and its traditional allies abandon it,” […]

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Indian army chief threatens Pakistan on Kashmir Black Day

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has threatened Pakistan the same day Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) are observing a Black Day against Indian occupation of the valley. “If Islamabad continues to back cross-border aggression, then the Indian Army will resort to take ‘other actions’ too,” […]

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Khashoggi’s murder undermines Mideast stability: Mattis

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

MANAMA (AA): The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi undermines stability in the Middle East region, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Saturday. “With our collective interests in peace and unwavering respect for human rights in mind, the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in a diplomatic facility must concern us all,” Mattis said in remarks to […]

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Trump advisor warns more sanctions against Russia could be coming

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

TBILISI (Reuters): The United States will do what it deems necessary, including considering more sanctions, to address Russia’s interference in its elections and its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday. “It would certainly be inaccurate to say we are not going to impose any more sanctions on Russia. […]

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Pakistan

Ch Nisar says he is still a part of PML-N

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Disgruntled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday spoke to media for the first time since the July 25 general elections and claimed that he is still a part of PML-N. According to a private television channel report, the former interior minister said that that he is still a part […]

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NAB summons Hamza, Salman Shehbaz on Friday

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Hamza Shehbaz and his brother Salman Shehbaz on Nov 9 to appear before its team. The NAB team is investigating into their father Shehbaz Sharif’s alleged assets beyond his means. The anti-corruption watchdog has asked the two brothers to appear before its combined investigation team (CIT) […]

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SHC directs to complete Perween Rahman murder case in two months

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday to complete the Perween Rahman murder case in two months. Perween Rahman, who was the director of the Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) was shot dead by four men in a targeted attack near the Banaras fly-over Karachi in March […]

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Minister urges YouTube, WhatsApp to control hate mongering

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has urged technology giants YouTube and WhatsApp to combat hate mongering on Tuesday. The minister statement came after two days, when Twitter suspended Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s handle over the government’s complaint. Chaudhry appreciated Twitter for suspending Rizvi’s account and said that it is […]

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PTI fails to provide any relief to people: Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that PTI led government trying to engage people in unnecessary things as they were failed to deliver any relief to the public. This she said while talking to media men outside the accountability court on Tuesday. She criticized Minister for Information […]

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JUI-S announces nationwide strike on Friday

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S), Mualana Hamidul Haq has announced a countrywide strike on Friday. This he announced while addressing a press conference at Darul Uloom Haqqania on Monday, Maulana Hamidul Haq, demanded that his father’s killers should be hanged in public. Maulana Samiul Haq, popularly known as father of the Taliban […]

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Afghanistan

Security forces, Taliban suffer casualties in separate incidents

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ASADABAD: The security forces and Taliban suffered casualties in separate incidents in various parts of the country, officials said on Monday. Taliban attacked two checkpoints of border forces in Chinar village in the limits of Kamdesh district early Monday, Nuristan provincial assembly chairman Engineer Saeedullah Painda Zoi told media persons. Six security personnel […]

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IEC chief vows strict actions against corrupt candidates

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Election Commission Chief of Afghanistan Gula Jan Abdul Badi Sayad has vowed strict actions against the corrupt candidates amid reports certain power mongers attempted to disrupt the voting process in a number of provinces. Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Sayad said the power mongers and corrupt individuals would […]

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60 people held over fraud in polls

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The MoI said 60 individuals have been arrested in connection with interference and fraud in elections. MoI spokesman Najibullah Danish told at a press conference here that 40 peope were arrested in capital Kabul alone. He said the arrested persons were involved in forgery, interference and fraud in the election process. Danish […]

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As prices dip, Wardak growers seek market for apple

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAIDAN SHAHR: Orchard owners in central Maidan Wardak province want a profitable market for their apples they grow, complaining the fruit price has fallen by 40 percent. They urged the government to establish cold storage and other facilities for the preservation of their products which, if not sold at less-than-optimal prices, go rotten […]

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Raziq’s killer made phone call moments before shooting: NDS

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

KANDAHAR (TOLONews): The NDS chief Massoom Stanekzai on Monday confirmed that the Kandahar provincial governor’s bodyguard who killed Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq last week made a two and a half minute phone call about five minutes before the attack to someone across the border. Addressing a press conference in Kandahar, Stanekzai, said although […]

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Taliban failed to disrupt elections: Abdullah

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): National Unity Government’s CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said that the aim of the enemies to stop elections did not work and the Taliban must have the courage to accept that they failed to achieve their goals. Speaking at the Council of Ministers meeting Abdullah said that it has been a very hard […]

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Business

Restructuring fails to halt revenue slide at Deutsche Bank

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

FRANKFURT (AFP): Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank reported tumbling profits and ebbing revenues in the third quarter Wednesday, failing to meet analyst forecasts as its latest restructuring weighs on performance. Net profit at the Frankfurt-based group fell 65 percent year-on-year between July and September, to 229 million euros ($263 million), short of analysts’ forecasts for […]

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European stocks rebound slightly

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: European stock markets and Tokyo rebounded slightly on Wednesday following a geopolitics-fuelled sell-off. Investors around the world have been fleeing riskier assets in search of safety as a wave of negative issues dominates the news. “While we may be seeing some temporary respite, there is clearly still a huge amount of anxiety […]

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Bank of China – Pakistan Operations holds pre-departure briefing

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Bank of China – Pakistan Operations held a Pre-Departure Briefing for 1st China International Import Expo (CIIE) at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore. Mr. Qamar Zaman, Director General of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Mr. Liu Zhan, Counselor of Chinese Consulate-General in Lahore and Mr. Wang Jian, Economic and Commercial Counsel of […]

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Uber announces 15p hike per mile as part of new ‘Clean Air Plan’

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Uber has announced that prices for riding with the company are about to go up by 15p per mile as part of a new ‘Clean Air Plan’. The clean air fee applies to any journey booked in London through the Uber app, with bosses saying that the increase in price will go […]

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LA Hyperloop tunnel to be uncovered in December: Musk 

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Elon Musk’s Hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles in early December with free test rides to the public, the entrepreneur announced. “The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk said on Twitter late Sunday night. “Opens Dec 10.” Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk said there would be […]

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European stocks plunge to two-year lows

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: European equity markets remained under some intense selling pressure on Tuesday and fell to their lowest level in nearly two years. Rising geopolitical tensions, following the US President Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the US-Russia nuclear arms agreement and Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic isolation, dampened investors’ appetite for riskier assets – […]

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Sports

Danish Kaneria admits role in spot-fixing after six years

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has admitted his role in a spot fixing scandal after six years of denials. According to British media report, Danish Kaneria during an interview admitted his role in spot fixing which led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield. Leg spinner Danish Kaneria, who was […]

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Steyn, Rabada named for Australia tour

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk Cape Town: South Africa have included express pacemen Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada in a 15-man squad for next month’s ODI series against Australia. Rabada’s overturned two-match suspension for making physical contact with Steve Smith was one of the main talking points of this year’s Test series in South Africa prior to the […]

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Pliskova and Svitolina secure spots at WTA Finals

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina secured the last two places at the season-ending WTA Finals despite neither winning a match on Wednesday. The fifth-ranked Pliskova lost to Russian veteran Vera Zvonareva 6-1, 6-2 at the Kremlin Cup, giving the idle Svitolina a spot in the tournament in Singapore. Kiki Bertens then lost to […]

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Messi would struggle in current Man United team, says Scholes

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

London (AFP): Paul Scholes says even Lionel Messi would struggle to shine in the current Manchester United team and that the struggling club are being laughed at by their rivals. The former United and England midfielder has been a frequent and vocal critic of his old club, who are languishing in eighth place in the […]

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Dubois swaps Olympic prospects

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Daniel Dubois is talking about his switch from the relative comfort zone of amateur boxing to the demands of the professional game. Billed by some as the next Anthony Joshua, the athleticism of his 6ft 5in frame understandably draws comparisons with the unified heavyweight champion of the world. GB Boxing bosses thought his […]

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O’Sullivan makes 15th maximum break at English Open

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Ronnie O’Sullivan hit his 15th career maximum 147 break at the English Open, two days after describing the venue as a “hellhole”. The five-time world champion made the total clearance in the final frame of his second-round 4-0 whitewash of Allan Taylor at the K2 in Crawley. However, he will have to share […]

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Fashion & Movies

Court allows Salman Khan to travel abroad

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There’s positive news coming in for Bollywood actor Salman Khan. He will not be required to take permission from the court every time he travels abroad as a sessions court on Wednesday granted an application moved by him in this regard. The sessions court is hearing the appeal against a five-year sentence […]

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Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor blessed with a baby boy

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parents to their two-year-old baby girl – Misha Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, and Mira Kapoor finally welcomed their second child last night at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Blessed with a baby boy this time around, it sure has become an adorable family of four now. Mira Kapoor was admitted in the hospital last […]

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Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff start shooting for their upcoming YRF’s project

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan have started shooting together for their first collaboration. Not just Tiger and Hrithik, this Yash Raj Films’ project stars Vaani Kapoor too. The film is expected to have some nail-biting action sequences and dance-offs as promised by the makers. Yet untitled, this project is said to be […]

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Dabang Khan to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After delivering classics like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Khamoshi, the actor-director duo of Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali is are all set to reunite once again. Last time Salman featured in a Bhansali film was in 2007 film Saawariya which also marked the debut of Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and […]

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Sidharth Malhotra to be seen in upcoming ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra, who was launched by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions’ Student Of The Year, is evolving as an actor. While he did Kapoor & Sons with Dharma, he’s also been doing films outside the banner. His super hit Ek Villain was a Balaji Productions’ project. Baar Baar Dekho was a joint project […]

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Aditya Pancholi acquitted by Court in assault case

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor and Sooraj Pancholi’s father Aditya Pancholi was acquitted in an assault case in 2015. Pancholi was charged for allegedly assaulting a bouncer at a nightclub in Mumbai in 2015. Finally, after several court proceedings and not enough evidence to prove the assault, the charges against Aditya Pancholi have been dropped. The […]

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Science & Technology

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,” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Health

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, […]

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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 […]

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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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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Travel

Articles

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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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 , […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Editorial

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A negative tendency

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

The assassination attempt on the Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal in his home town constituency during a corner meeting at the hand of 23 year old man indicates the emergence of a negative tendency in the country’s political culture at a time when general election are just few months away. The incident should be taken seriously […]

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