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China pledges to lend US$2bn to Pakistan to shore up rupee: FT

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): China has pledged to lend at least US$2 billion to Pakistan to shore up its foreign exchange reserves and prevent further devaluations of the rupee against the dollar, Financial Times reported. According to a report published in the Financial Times, the financial support, which is not being publicly announced by China, comes […]

Nawaz Sharif challenges Al-Azizia verdict in IHC

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has challenged his conviction in Al-Azizia reference in the Islamabad High Court. According to reports, Nawaz’s legal team filed petition and it stated that the punishment handed down to him was against the law. Nawaz Sharif also prayed the court to   […]

FO summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violation

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, has summoned the Indian acting Deputy High Commissioner and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control on 31st December 2018 in Athmuqam, Shahkot Sector. According to details, an innocent woman Asia Bibi wife of Muhammad Haroon, was killed […]

Asad Umar to preside over ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar will chair a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Tuesday. According to reports, the meeting will discuss and grant an approval for an agreement between the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) in regard to fuel supply. The […]

Top court seeks details of assets owned by Pakistanis in UAE

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to submit their respective reports on assets owned by Pakistanis in United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Tuesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar headed a two member bench and it heard a case […]

2019 will open new doors of prosperity, says PM Khan

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said 2019 will open new doors of development and prosperity in the country and adding that the PTI led government is committed to continue Jihad against the poverty, illiteracy, injustice and corruption. PM Imran Khan said this while sharing his views on Tuesday on his twitter.  PM […]

Global

UK police: Manchester stabbings treated as ‘terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

LONDON (AA): The stabbing of three people in a central Manchester station is being treat as a “terror related” incident, British police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on New Year’s Eve as the attacker stabbed a man and woman in their 50s, and a British Transport Police officer in Manchester Victoria Train Station. […]

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Afghanistan’s neighbors fear refugee crisis if U.S. pulls out

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): Afghanistan’s neighbors, caught off-guard by reports of U.S. plans to withdraw thousands of troops, have begun preparing for the risk that a pullout could send hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing across their borders, diplomats say. Alarmed by the possibly of a chaotic withdrawal, diplomats from neighboring countries who have been in talks […]

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Four injured after German man rams car into crowd; racist motive suspected

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

BERLIN (Reuters): Police detained a 50-year-old German man early on Tuesday on suspicion of ramming his car into a crowd of people in the northwestern German town of Bottrop, injuring four, in what authorities say may have been a xenophobic attack. The man, who fled the scene, made racist comments when he was later stopped […]

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Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

NILAKKAL (AFP): Tens of thousands of women formed a human chain across a southern Indian state on Tuesday, in support of a court order overturning a partial ban on women entering one of Hinduism’s holiest temples, witnesses said. The ‘Women’s Wall’ rally was backed by the communist government in Kerala state where the court order […]

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Stolen West Bank artifacts displayed at Israeli museum

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

JERUSALEM (AA): Israel has exhibited artifacts stolen from the occupied West Bank at a Jerusalem museum, an Israeli newspaper reported Monday. Twenty artifacts — out of an estimated 40,000 confiscated in 1967 — are currently on display, Israeli daily Haaretz has reported. The purloined artifacts reportedly include a number of ancient coins and bowls. For […]

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North Korea’s Kim sent message to Trump on nuclear talks

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

SOUL (Reuters): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a “conciliatory message” to U.S. President Donald Trump amid stalled nuclear negotiations, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday. Kim’s “letter-like” message to Trump was delivered on Friday through an unspecified channel, the newspaper reported, citing an unnamed diplomatic source. The report did not […]

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Pakistan

KP Cabinet’s next meeting in Khyber, says Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Amjad Ali Afridi JAMRUD: The Minister for Information Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shaukat Yousafzai Monday said the next meeting of provincial cabinet would be held in newly merged district Khyber to convey a message that peace has restored in merged districts. Due to sacrifices of tribal people and security forces the law and order situation has improved […]

Senior lawyer of PHC gunned down in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Shah Faisal PESHAWAR: A senior lawyer of Peshawar High Court was gunned down over land dispute in jurisdiction of Gulberg police station here on Monday. According to police, a senior lawyer identified as Niazmen Shah and his father Salih Shah on way to home when the gunmen opened indiscriminate firing on them in a result […]

CM directs formation of panel for checking traffic problems

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed for constituting a committee under the chairmanship of KP Secretary Finance for checking traffic problems downtown Peshawar city and making a comprehensive traffic plan for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The committee will look into the matter of establishing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Urban Mobility Authority […]

GB upper parts in grips of severe cold

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report ASTORE: Temperature in all upper parts of Gilgit-Baltistan has witnessed couple of numbers below zero after snowfall and rain. The intermittent rain and snowfall that started in Skardu, Astore and Chillas and adjoining areas continued till filing of this report that has aggravated the chilly condition with temperature falling to minus ten some […]

Tourists throng snow-covered hill tops in Dir after heavy snowfall

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Local tourists on Sunday thronged the scenic snow-covered Laram Top in Adenzai after heavy snowfall on Friday and Saturday. Local and outside tourists, majority of them children and youth were seen on the top to enjoy the snowy environment in a shining sunny afternoon. Most of tourists walked on foot for about […]

PA asked to restart quarterly stipend for widow of late Pashto poet

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Fearing the discontinuation of quarterly stipend by Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad (PAL), a widow of renowned Pashto poet, late Azam Khan ak Azam Da Kurwai, asked relevant authorities  to resume stipend. Expressing grief over stoppage of quarterly stipend, Zar Pari Bibi, 66, widow of late Azam Khan (1937-69), informed she was […]

Afghanistan

Saleh outlines priorities by assuming charge of the Ministry of Interior

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

KABUL (Khaama Press): The acting minister of interior Amrullah Saleh outlined the priorities of the ministry under his leadership by formally assuming charge of the ministry today. In his speech during his introductory ceremony in the ministry of interior, Saleh said he is assuming the charge of the ministry as a sincere servant of the […]

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Baloch separatist leader killed in Kandahar attack: Reports

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

KANDAHAR (TOLONews): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday said that at least six civilians were killed after a suicide bomber targeted a civilian vehicle in Aino Mina Township in Kandahar city on Monday. Sources meanwhile said that Aslam Baloch, the leader of Baluchistan Liberation Army (BLA) was among those killed in the attack. But, […]

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President encourages players to win Cricket World Cup

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has expressed his optimism that the national cricket heroes would bring the visiting World Cup 2019 Trophy home permanently. Ghani participated in a gathering at the Char Chinar Palace for welcoming the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) 2019 World Cup Trophy which arrived earlier in the day on its Afghanistan tour. […]

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President Ghani says facing shameless, brutal enemy

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani said they were facing such a shameless and brutal enemy which does not pay respect to any human and Islamic values. He said this while addressing a ceremony held for introducing new acting defence and interior ministers on Tuesday (December 25). Talking of the coordinated suicide attack […]

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In 3 days, no one registers as presidential candidate: IEC

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Thirty-nine persons have so far obtained presidential election related information bundles but no one has registered his/her candidacy on the day third of candidate registration, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said. According to the schedule, the registration of presidential candidates has begun from December 22 and will continue until January 2, 2019. […]

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18 killed as Taliban storm uprising forces

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least ten Taliban militants and eight uprising members have been killed during clashes in Bati Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clashes erupted after the insurgents coordinately stormed on uprising forces’ check-posts in Ambarkhani, Lortai, Grabawi […]

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Business

Nikkei index slides amid US uncertainty

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Japan’s main stock market index has plunged, reflecting traders’ worries following a slide on Wall Street. The Nikkei closed down 5% on Tuesday, its worst finish since April 2017. Indexes in Shanghai, Bangkok and Taiwan also fell. Investors have been concerned about President Trump’s dispute with the US central bank chief and […]

Turkey to boost minimum wage 26 per cent

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): As of New Year’s Day, Turkey is raising its minimum wage by over 26 percent to 2,020 Turkish liras a month ($381.3). The new gross minimum wage, before deductions such as social security premiums and income taxes, is 2,558 liras ($482.9), Zehra Zumrut Selcuk, Turkey’s family, labour and social services minister, said on […]

Huge recycling plant to be builtin Ankara

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s largest integrated facility for recycling automobile tires to meet local industrial demand will be established in the capital Ankara. The facility, run by Turkish tire, car battery, and wheel rim company AKO Group, will reduce the country’s external dependence of strategic sectors, Erkal Ozurun, AKO’s marketing manager, told Anadolu Agency. “Turkey’s industrial […]

Norwegian Air shores up its balance sheet

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

OSLO (Reuters): Norwegian Air(NWC.OL) announced a $230 million cost savings program on Monday along with steps including the refinancing of one Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dream liner that the budget airline said would generate more than $30 million in liquidity. It also said it was making several changes to its route portfolio as well as to […]

Knitwear valuing US $1.214,ready made garments US $1.22 B exported

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Knitwear exports from the country during first five months of current financial year increased by 10.58 percent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period last year. About 52,171 thousand dozens of knitwear worth US $1.214 billion were exported during the period from July-November, 2018 as compared the exports of 43,388 […]

SBP pays tribute to Quaid by holding painting exhibition

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan celebrated 143rd birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 25th December 2018 in Karachi by holding a special exhibition devoted to portraits of Quaid-e-Azam, which were painted by a renowned artist, Prof Saeed Akhtar. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr. Ishrat Husain […]

Sports

Nepal thrashes Afghanistan 4-0 in Hockey Series Open

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Nepal overpowered Afghanistan 4-0 to secure third position in the four-nation Haier FIH Hockey Series Open here Friday at the National Hockey Stadium. The two bottom teams Nepal and Afghanistan played each other in their last match of the single league tournament, which has virtually been a third place play-off as both […]

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World Cup final drew global audience of 1.12 billion

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

ZURICH (Agencies): A combined global audience of 1.12 billion watched the World Cup final between France and Croatia in July, FIFA, the governing body of world football, said on Friday. In total, FIFA said, a “combined 3.572 billion viewers – more than half of the global population aged four and over – tuned in to […]

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Shoaib Akhtar comes to Virat Kohli’s defence

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former star cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has come to Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s defence, saying that aggression has been a part and parcel of competitive cricket. Kohli has come under criticism for his sledging and heated exchanges with his Australian counterpart Tim Paine during the tense second Test in Perth, which at one […]

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‘Not only senior players are responsible for world cup debacle’ Rizwan Sr

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARCHI: Pakistan hockey team captain Rizwan Sr said that the team management didn’t want to face the world cup’s performance consequences that’s why all of them resigned from their respective posts. Rizwan while talking to the media said that lack of facilities was the reason behind their poor performance in the recently concluded […]

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Disgraced Smith admits failures, is desperate to return

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Disgraced Steve Smith admitted Friday he failed as a captain by turning a blind eye to the ball-tampering scandal and said it has been hard watching from the sidelines as Australia struggled in the aftermath. The former skipper is still serving a one-year ban from the international and domestic game for his part […]

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Shiffrin beats blizzard to win on World Cup return

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

COURCHEVEL (Agencies): American Mikaela Shiffrin produced a storming second run to leap from third to first when she clinched a World Cup giant slalom victory on her comeback from injury at Courchevel on Friday. Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg, the 2010 Olympic champion, led after the first run and managed to cling on to second while France’s […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Badhaai Ho’ enters 100 Crore Club

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A feel good film that makes you think about society but tickles your bone every few minutes with subtle humour and some par excellence acting by the full cast. That’s just a short description of the blockbuster family comedy, Badhaai Ho. Starring Gajraj Rao, Neena Gupta, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra and Sulekha […]

King Khan and Salman Khan to reunite in Bhansali’s movie

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: If you’re a lover of Bollywood then we have some extraordinary piece of scoop for you. Two of Bollywood’s biggest stars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan may come together for a big project. We have seen them making special appearances in each other’s movies but this time around B-town’s Karan – […]

Salman Khan to launch niece Alizeh Agnihotri in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI:  Filmmaker Atul Agnihotri and Alvira Agnihotri’s daughter Alizeh Agnihotri may be the next starkid to make her dream Bollywood debut. If the rumours are to be believed, Alizeh may star in uncle Salman Khan’s much-awaited Dabangg 3. According to reports, the young girl has been attending dance and acting classes and is […]

Man files complaint against Raveena Tandon

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood stars have lately been landing themselves in legal battles whether through allegations of sexual harassment or other civic issues. A few days ago, police shut down Shah Rukh Khan’s birthday bash. Now, one of the most popular film actresses of yesteryears of Indian cinema, Raveena Tandon has landed herself into […]

Sidharth, Riteish and Tara Sutaria to be seen together in ‘Marjaavaan’

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After the convincing success of the mass-entertainer Satyameva Jayate, Bhushan Kumar, Nikkhil Advani and Milap Milan Zaveri are back with their next film titled Marjaavaan. Starring in this action-packed, high on drama, emotional love story, set against the backdrop of Mumbai city, are Riteish Deshmukh, Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria. A lot […]

Aishwarya Rai celebrates 45th birthday in Goa

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Just yesterday we showed you pictures of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan heading to Goa with hubby Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. The stunning star who turned 45 yesterday was seen ringing in her birthday in a rather intimate way with her family and close friends in Goa. Not just being one of […]

Science & Technology

WhatsApp introduces Mute Conversations feature

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: WhatsApp has introduced a mute conversation feature and this feature is currently available on Android devices. The new shortcut is enabled for everyone running version 2.18.216. Now you can mute your conversations directly from the notification panel. One thing should keep in mind that only conversations above than 51 messages can be […]

LG will supply LCD and OLED panels to Apple

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Earlier this year, LG confirmed that it will supply OLED panels to unspecified iPhone mode. However, the new reports reveal that LG will Supply Apple with 20 million LCD Panels and 4 million OLED Panels. LG will Supply Apple with 20 million LCD Panels in 2018 and 4 million OLED Panels in […]

Amazon all set to capture half of US retail market by end of this year

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Amazon’s e-commerce sales in the U.S. are expected to reach a staggering $258.2 billion this year, up nearly 30 percent from a year ago, according to a new survey from eMarketer that looks at the company’s sales by product category. That means Amazon is expected to capture nearly half of the U.S. […]

Apple to invest $300 million in clean energy in China

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Apple Inc will launch a $300 million clean energy fund in China, the firm said in a statement on Friday, working with its suppliers to invest in renewable energy projects that could power close to 1 million homes in the country. China’s government has made cutting pollution a key priority, putting pressure on […]

UK: Facebook fined over Cambridge Analytica data leak

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Facebook has been fined £500,000 ($663,042) for failing to secure and protect users’ private information, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced. The fine, which is for breaching the Data Protection Act and is the maximum amount possible, was imposed on Facebook for failing to prevent the harvesting of users’ data by […]

Galaxy Note 9 looks a lot like the Note 8: reports

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk An allegedly official render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been posted over at Android Headlines, and… well, there’s not a lot to see. The render only shows the front of the device, and if it’s accurate, the Note 9 will look almost identical to its predecessor from this angle. The bottom bezel might be slightly […]

Health

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in the north to allow for vaccinations, the World Health Organization said on Friday. “We’ve had two major waves of cholera epidemics in recent […]

Healthy kids with sick sibling likely to hide emotions

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Healthy kids with chronically ill siblings may suppress their own needs as they adapt to shifting family dynamics that are focused on caring for the child who is sick, a research review suggests. While it’s perfectly logical to assume healthy kids in this situation might experience strong emotions, running the gamut from […]

Polio virus found in Lahore sewage

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report LAHORE: Samples of water collected from Lahore’s sewage have been found to be carrying the polio virus for two consecutive months, health authorities said on Thursday. The Department of Health Punjab confirmed the presence of the polio virus in the city’s sewerage waters after testing samples collected from Outfall Road on July 11. […]

Breast feeding week kick off in KP

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

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

Reasons behind women having heart attacks during and after pregnancy

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

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

12000 Hepatitis C patients registered with Hepatitis Control Program in KP

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

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

Travel

Articles

Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Fahrettin Altun The NATO summit in Brussels started amid recent tension between the US and EU countries. The crisis between them has apparently resulted from Washington’s policies. Although some argue that the problems are because of US President Donald Trump’s populism and his weird way of following policies, it is simply not true. Trump’s approach […]

After 17 years of ‘wasted effort’ in Afghanistan, no lessons learnt by US

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi After nearly 17 years of war, chaos, mayhem, misery, death and destruction, the United States is seeking peace negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan. That the US has miserably lost the plot in the war-ravaged country is no secret, but to come back after 17 long years of fighting and talk about […]

Decoding of EU’s approach towards JCPOA

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari The joint commission of the JCPOA had recently held a meeting at ministerial level with the presence of Iran and the five remaining members of the nuclear deal. In its latest statement on the recent meeting, the European Union has affirmed its commitment regarding the following objectives in good faith and in a […]

Is the World Cup whitewashing Russia’s crimes?

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Sam Hamad Russia has a primarily role in one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of this century while Putin erodes democracy both at home and abroad. The World Cup is Putin’s PR coup. It has become a grizzly routine for me to browse social media and come across pictures of dead Syrian children on my […]

The lone president: Trump’s isolation from White House, his Cabinet and world

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

Gloria Shkurti Without any doubt, Donald Trump will be one of the most debated presidents of the United States. While it would be very difficult to speak about a specific Trump doctrine or legacy, Trump’s years in office will be associated with volatility and isolation. Trump’s moody character has led to a volatile domestic and […]

Global response to Rohingya crisis astonishingly slow

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi In the crammed and dingy refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, where almost a million Rohingya refugees are currently languishing in impoverished conditions, women who were gang-raped by Burmese security forces nearly 10 months ago are now giving birth to babies. These newborns are remi-nders of the inconceivable horror the Rohingya Muslim women […]

Editorial

Suicide bomb blast in ANP rally

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Awami National Party candidate for PK 78, Haroon Bilour and 19 other people were martyred in a suicide bomb blast and 63 injured when the party rally was targeted in congested area of Peshawar city on Tuesday night. The attacker detonated his explosive built near the vehicle of ANP leader as he approached the rally […]

Delaying tactics

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

It appears that the anti-dams political lobby with their remote control in federal government bureaucracy and banking institutions is bent upon to damage a national cause. The delaying tactics applied in opening bank account for donations to Diyamir basha and Mohamand Dams Fund give credence to this notion. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian saqib Nisar […]

High cost of water crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

For the first time in the history of Pakistan the water level at Tarbella dam reservoir has touched dead level in July. The water level has dropped to 1386 feet. Inflow into the dam storage is 115000 cusecs and outflow is 95000 cusecs. The water level in Mangla dam is 1122 feet and dead level […]

Transparency International advice

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2018

The developed western countries on the one hand penalize Pakistan by grey-listing for its failure to check money laundering and terror financing but on the other hand facilitate its political elite in money laundering with buying valuable properties like Avenfield Apartments with stolen money. Reacting to the Accountability Court verdict in corruption charges against Nawaz […]

Enforcing FATF action plan

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

Presided by the Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasirul Mulk on Friday, National Security Committee (NSC) meeting reaffirmed its commitment to implement the action Plan that was agreed with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the international illicit financing watchdog for checking terror financing and money laundering. The plan was discussed and the participants reiterated […]

Galloping inflation

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

The economy has remained in the state of stagflation, a mix of steadily rising inflation and stagnation, from 2009 to 2016. But after the end of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Fund Facility bailout programme the inflationary pressures gradually got momentum and has now become galloping due to fast depreciation of rupee, sagging exports and […]

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