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Disqualification case: IHC postpones hearing of PTI’s petition against Zardari

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has postponed hearing of a petition seeking disqualification of former president Asif Ali Zardari for concealing his assets, on Thursday. Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders including MPA Khurram Sher Zaman and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar appeared before the […]

Omni boss files review petition against SC order in money laundering case

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Anwer Majid, owner of the Omni group, Wednesday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its January 7 decision the mega money laundering case ordering the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file a reference against him in Islamabad or Rawalpindi courts. The petitioner through his counsel Shahid Hamid adopted the […]

Air Chief joins Falcon Talon air exercise

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) participated in the culmination phase of the bilateral exercise Falcon Talon between Pakistan Air Force and United States Air Force, being held at an operational PAF base. During the visit, the Air Chief flew an exercise training […]

Fake accounts case: Faryal Talpur files plea against SC order

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur has filed a separate review petition in the Supreme Court against the top court’s decision in the fake bank accounts case, on Wednesday. In her petition, Faryal Talpur said that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) could not […]

Disqualification case: IHC to hear PTI’s petition against Zardari tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear a petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) seeking disqualification of former president Asif Ali Zardari on tomorrow (Thursday). According to details, the IHC registrar has allotted a number on Wednesday to the petition which will be fixed before a bench for hearing tomorrow. During the […]

PM Imran to chair cabinet meeting on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a federal cabinet meeting on Thursday (tomorrow) to discuss a 20-point agenda. According to reports, the federal cabinet will discuss a 20 point a agenda including a briefing on softening of Pakistan’s visa regime, the national anti-narcotics policy, the Hajj policy and a briefing on inactive […]


UN humanitarian chief urges new funding for Syrians

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

ANKARA (AA): The UN humanitarian aid chief has reiterated the importance of sustaining Turkey-Russia agreement on Syria’s Idlib to help reduce the fighting and airstrikes. In a statement, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock appealed for international funding, backed by UN Security Council support for safe aid delivery. “[UNSC support would] alleviate the conditions […]

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UN says hundreds slain in organized massacre in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

ANKARA (AA): A probe led by the UN has unearthed mass graves in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN said on Wednesday. The UN team from the Joint UN Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) and UN mission in DRC (MONUSCO) involved in the investigation said the bodies of at least 535 […]

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Over $106b recovered in anti-corruption drive: Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

RIYADH (Reuters): Saudi Arabia has ended a sprawling crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that it said had recovered more than $106 billion through settlements with scores of senior princes, ministers and top businessmen. A royal court statement said the government had summoned 381 people, some as witnesses, under the campaign […]

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8 dead as dangerous cold temps sweep US

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): At least eight people were reported dead in the U.S. because of freezing temperatures brought in by a large swath of Arctic air known as the polar vortex. The latest death was reported Wednesday, when the University of Iowa student Gerald Belz died after being found unresponsive in the cold, where the wind […]

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Trump: No final China trade deal without Xi meeting

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump conditioned any prospective trade deal on a sit-down with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. “No final deal will be made until my friend President Xi, and I, meet in the near future to discuss and agree on some of the long standing and more difficult points,” Trump said in a […]

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Venezuelan authorities arrest 7 foreign journalists

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Seven reporters have been arrested in Venezuela following demonstrations in the capital Caracas, local media reports said on Thursday. According to Spanish national news agency EFE, a Colombian photojournalist of the agency, who went to cover the events across the country, disappeared on Wednesday morning in Caracas. The agency said he had been […]

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Freezing cold makes life difficult for dwellers

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

F.P. Report GILGIT: The mountain peaks of Gilgit-Baltistan were having intermittent snowfall and some time rains, causing abrupt fall of temperature and adding to the miseries of the local dwellers. The Pak-China border area (Sust, Hunza, and Gujal) Pass in the south and Babusar Pass in the north-east connecting the GB with the rest of […]

411 illegal gas connections disconnected: GM SNGPL

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: General Manager Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) Arbab Saqib on Monday  said 1150 feet illegal gas pipeline, 411 illegal gas connections and 71 tampered gas  meters have been disconnected from several rural areas of Peshawar region during  the 10-day campaign against gas pilferers. The rural areas of Peshawar included Serband, Achini […]

HMC diagnoses 5,000 Cancer patients

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) has provided free treatment to 5,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients and registering more than 1,000 new patients each year, said Professor Abid Jamil during the observance of World Cancer Day at the hospital on Monday. Medical Oncology ward at MTI/HMC Peshawar, organized an awareness program in this regard […]

Problem is with Nawaz’s intent, not health: Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan on Monday said that health of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif is not the problem but his intentions are. Talking to media at Alhamra in Lahore, he said that the medical examination of the former prime minister have […]

Victim Khalil’s family meets JIT head

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Brothers of Khalil, who was killed in alleged encounter in Sahiwal, have on Monday met head of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe into the incident. Talking to media after the meeting along with Spokesperson for the Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Gull, Khalil’s brother said that the provincial government has […]

Govt needs a better hobby than putting people on ECL: Hamza

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report LONDON: Leader of the opposition in Punjab Assembly, Hamza Shehbaz on Monday claimed that the contemporary rulers of the country (i.e. from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led Government) have nothing else to do except putting names of people in the Exit Control List (ECL) and arrest them. Talking to media at London airport, Hamza Shehbaz […]


US-Taliban talks inch closer to landmark deal

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters): Talks between the U.S. and the Taliban continued for the sixth day in Doha on Saturday, with the latter reportedly seeking an international guarantee for the proposed peace deal. As the talks extend from the initial two-day agenda to sixth day, both sides are keeping cards to the chest, with no official […]

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Mohaqiq will continue to stay in office, says Natiqi

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The acting chief of Hezb-i-Wahdat Islami said on Friday Mohammad Mohaqiq would continue to work as 2nd deputy chief executive. President Ashraf Ghani was not authorised to sack the deputy CEO, who was dismissed soon after he joined Hanif Atmar’s team as a candidate for vice-president. In reaction to Mohaqiq’s dismissal, the […]

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Ghani, Interpol chief confer on financial crime control

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani hopes Afghanistan can control financial crimes through coordination and cooperation with Interpol. Ghani said this during a meeting with Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. A statement from the Presidential Palace said the two sides discussed cooperation on training Afghan […]

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Airstrike leaves 16 civilians dead

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Unconfirmed reports indicate that at least 16 civilians were killed in an airstrike in Sangin district in southern Helmand province. Sangin residents said the victims were all members of one family and that children and women were also among them. Helmand Governor Yasin Khan confirmed the airstrike and said civilians were also […]

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Efforts underway to recruit youths to Afghan army territorial force

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: On Wednesday, the 205th Corps hosted a shura of over 200 district and tribal leaders within Kandahar to include the acting Provincial Governor, Abdul Muneeb, the Provincial Chief of Police, Major General Tadin Khan, and the 205th Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Imam Nazar. There were 18 different speakers to include Masood Akhunzada, […]

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3 more schools saved from FETO terror

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

KABUL (AA): Afghan security forces took control of three schools run by Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) in Mazar-i Sharif in a raid conducted upon a court order. The schools in the fourth largest city of Afghanistan will be handed over to Turkey’s Maarif Foundation very soon, Afghan officials said. Turkey established the Maarif Foundation in […]

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Amazon issues no-deal Brexit advice to UK retailers

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): British businesses trading on Amazon have been advised to take steps in preparation for a no deal Brexit to ensure they can continue selling to customers in the EU. The online retail giant has informed UK sellers no deal “may temporarily prevent cross-border trade.” Britain is scheduled to leave the EU on […]

Elon Musk’s Tesla to cut 3,000 jobs

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Electric carmaker Tesla has said it will cut its workforce by 7% after the “most challenging” year in its history. In an email to staff on the firm’s website, founder Elon Musk said that growth had been strong. But he added it was difficult to make Teslas with their new and developing […]

Nissan: Ghosn received $9m in improper payments

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Nissan and Mitsubishi have said Carlos Ghosn received “improper payments” totalling €7.8m ($8.9m; £6.9m) from a joint venture between the carmakers. The claim follows a joint investigation by the companies into misconduct carried out by Mr Ghosn. Mr Ghosn, former chairman of both firms, has been detained since November on charges involving […]

CVS, Walmart resolve pharmacy contract impasse

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters): Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the world’s largest retailer, will remain part of CVS Health Corp’s (CVS.N) network for commercial and Medicaid pharmacy customers, the companies said on Friday, breaking a contract impasse disclosed earlier this week. The companies did not provide financial terms of the new contract. On Tuesday, CVS said the companies […]

Ryanair issues profit warning as fares fall

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Ryanair has cut its profit forecast blaming lower-than-expected air fares. The airline’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, said Ryanair could not rule out having to cut fares further. Fares are expected to fall 7% this winter. He said the low fares were already causing problems for rivals, including Flybe which was rescued last […]

UK retail sales drop in December

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LONDON (AFP/APP): British retail sales fell in December as consumers held onto their cash after snapping up discounted Christmas gifts the previous month, official data showed Friday. Total sales slid 0.9 percent compared to November, the Office for National Statistics calculated, with all sectors except food and fuel in decline. That was slightly worse than […]


Serena knocked out of Australian Open

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2019

MELBOURNE (BBC): Serena Williams says she “did not choke” after missing four match points as Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova won the final six games to win a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final. The 37-year-old American, going for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, led 5-1 in the decider but lost 6-4 4-6 7-5 in […]

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On-field taunt could land Sarfraz Ahmed in the dock

By The Frontier Post | January 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk DURBAN: Sarfraz Ahmed could be in serious trouble after he was caught on the broadcast stump mics making what seemed to be a racist comment against Andile Phehlukwayo. Halfway through the 37th over of South Africa’s tense chase in the second ODI in Durban, Phehlukwayo inside-edged a Shaheen Afridi delivery to deep fine […]

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New Aurora of Winter Sports in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

From deep sea ports to fertile plains, from the scorching hot deserts to snow covered heaven touching peaks and rushing ice cold streams, Pakistan is a land of Wonders which offers this soul touching nature round the year. The captivating landscape and the overwhelming hospitality offered by its residents makes it a dream destination for […]

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West Ham fined 100,000 pounds

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): West Ham United have been fined 100,000 pounds ($130,000) by the English Football Association for the crowd disturbances that marred their 3-0 home defeat by Burnley in the Premier League last March. Supporters had invaded the pitch, with one brandishing the corner flag and another tussling with West Ham captain Mark Noble in […]

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Pak team given a heroic welcome

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Junior Squash team received a heroic welcome when they returned home on early Tuesday following their astounding show in the 19th Asian Junior Squash Team Championship at Pattaya, Thailand. After registering wins in all their pool matches, Pakistan team outclassed traditional rivals India 2-0 in the final to claim the gold […]

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Phehlukwayo’s all-rounder performance helps Proteas level the series

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

DURBAN (Agenies): An all-round performance from Andile Phehlukwayo took South Africa to a series-levelling victory the 2nd ODI against Pakistan of the five-match series at Durban. Phehlukwayo took four wickets for just 22 runs in 9.2 overs, while he scored precious 69 runs on off 80 deliveries. South Africa were pursuing a moderate target of […]

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Fashion & Movies

King Khan replaces Aamir in “Saare Jahan Se Accha”

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aamir Khan was the first choice for Rakesh Sharma biopic, Saare Jahaan Se Achcha. But, he backed out and Shah Rukh Khan came on board. The Saare Jahaan se Accha writer revealed that Aamir Khan gave up the role because of Mahabharta. After the failure of Thugs of Hindostan, Aamir is consumed […]

H&M to close down its struggling Cheap Monday brand

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters): H&M HMB.ST, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Tuesday it would close down its struggling independent brand Cheap Monday. H&M in 2008 bought Fabric Scandinavien AB, the owner of the Cheap Monday brand, whose trademark product is low-priced skinny jeans, and the store chains Weekday and Monki. Cheap Monday products are sold […]

Aamir sorry for ‘failing to entertain’ fans in Thugs of Hindostan

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

MUMBAI (Web Desk): Bollywood star Aamir Khan has apologized to fans for ‘failing to entertain’ them in his film Thugs of Hindostan. According to reports in the Indian media, Khan has taken complete responsibility for the disappointing performance of his film at the box office. The big Diwali release this year, the film opened with […]

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s 2.0 earned nearly Rs 500 crores before release

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth’s mega venture 2.0 is nearing its release and with that the excitement among the audience is also reaching its peak. 2.0 is the most expensive film to be made in India ever with a crazy budget of Rs 543 crores. The film is directed by Shankar 2.0 is […]

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif start shooting for Bharat in New Delhi

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are set to impress the audience yet again with their crackling chemistry in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. The film also stars hottie Disha Patani. The cast and crew of the film began shooting for the project around August this year and after several shooting schedules from Malta […]

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas arrive in India

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas’ wedding is only days away and family and guests have started to arrive in India. Nick reached New Delhi on Thursday where Priyanka Chopra was shooting for The Sky is Pink, after which the couple left for Mumbai where the wedding celebrations are […]

Science & Technology

Samsung launches gaming-friendly Note-9

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales. The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung’s previous positioning of the Note as a productivity-boosting device, and […]

Apple removes ‘wrong apps’ in gambling purge

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that their apps, which they said had nothing to do with gambling, were taken down. The affected apps included a Polish magazine, a gif-sharing service and a platform […]

Athan features at Google App Summit

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: VentureDive’s application, Athan, made global waves after it got featured as one of the fastest growing applications in the Asia Pacific region at the Google App Summit’18, held in Singapore. Athan was the only ‘made in Pakistan’ app to feature at the event. Representing Athan at the summit, VentureDive’s Managing Director Saad […]

Samsung smartphones to receive Oreo in early 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: On one side Google has launched Android 9.0 Pie, and on the other side, Samsung is still struggling to provide its users with Oreo Updates. However, if you have bought a Samsung flagship device in the last two years, your phone will be updated to Android Oreo. Samsung Smartphones are widely bought […]

Xiaomi releases first look of Xiaomi Pocophone F1

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Xiaomi is currently working on new device and soon it will launch this new device which is currently called Pocophone F1. However, the name is not confirmed and that can be change at the time of launch. First Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was certified for Bluetooth connectivity and then popped up on AnTuTu. […]

WhatsApp to bring Picture-in-Picture Mode to watch YouTube

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: WhatsApp is working on picture-in-picture feature that could soon be available for Android users. This new feature will let WhatsApp users to play videos from Instagram and YouTube in a small window within the messaging app. WhatsApp for Android Bringing Picture-in-Picture Mode so you will not need to go to Instagram or […]


Nigeria starts investigation into monkeypox outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Nigeria has launched an investigation to identify the source of a monkeypox outbreak that has infected two people in the UK with the potentially deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was cooperating with Public Health England after two apparently unrelated cases of monkeypox were reported in Cornwall and […]

Officials directed to make plan for polio refusal cases

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Kabir Afridi has underlined the need for formulating a strategy to reduce the number of refusal cases by focusing on finding sustainable solutions to the reasons behind parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children against crippling disease. Chairing a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office, […]

Harare declares cholera emergency

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday. Harare city council has struggled to supply water to some suburbs for more than a decade, forcing residents to […]

Congo virus takes another life in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A 25-year-old Haider, a patient of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (Congo fever) died in Karachi on Monday. According to details, Haider Ali was diagnosed with Congo virus after which, he was admitted to Jinnah Hospital where he lost his life today. Congo fever is a tick-borne viral disease which is mainly transferred to […]

Peshawar is on the top list in suspected measles cases

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department is plane to start measles campaign across KP from 15 October till 29 October to vaccinate children against measles. Dr. Akram Shah Expanded Program on Immunization said that all plane has been finalized for the upcoming measles campaign across KP, adding that around 4.8 million children will be […]

EOC KP confirmed first polio case of 2018 in KP

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has confirmed the first polio case of the province from Charsadda district where a 19-month-old boy of Mohalla Miangan Tehbana, UC Sarki Titara has tested positive. However, the child has been protected from life-long paralysis and death because of the vaccinations […]


France: Strikes hit Air France, state rails

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Air France said on Friday that the number of its passenger in April had dropped by 8.7 percent amid a series of continuing strikes as part of the ongoing wage increase dispute with the carrier’s administration. In a statement, the French flag carrier said that due to the strikes in April, which […]

After the nuclear deal, Iran’s fragile tourism industry to face problems  

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: In 2016, as an indication of confidence in the renewed harmony between the West and Iran, three of Europe’s most prestigious airlines returned to the Middle Eastern country’s capital Tehran. The resumption of direct flights by British Airways, Air France and KLM, from London, Paris and Amsterdam, followed the lifting of a number […]

Saudi carrier begins offering flights to Turkey’s Izmir

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Airlines, the oil-rich kingdom’s national carrier, launched a new flight route to the Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday. Flights to Izmir, located on Turkey’s Aegean coast, will depart from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. In a statement issued late Tuesday, the airliner said that four Jeddah-Izmir flights would begin operating […]

Sri Lanka tourist arrival up by 13%

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka for the month of April rose 12.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 180, 429 amid higher arrivals from Asia & Pacific and Europe, the data released by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed. Arrivals from Asia & Pacific, which include North East Asia, South East Asia, Oceania […]

Turkey expects three millions British tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANTALYA: Almost three million British tourists are expected to visit Turkey in 2018, the UK Ambassador to Turkey Dominick Chilcott said on Monday. Visiting Governor of Antalya Munir Karaloglu in his office in Antalya, Chillcott said the tourists from the UK would reach record numbers this year. “There is a rapid comeback. So, […]

Etihad Airways offers free hotel stay to passengers in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways is offering one night’s free accommodation in select hotels in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from certain destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the UAE’s capital. The hotels participating in the offer are the Radisson Blu Yas Island and […]


Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Hatem Bazian The shift towards Islamophobia and using the Muslim subject as the singular global strategic threat emerged toward the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Even though a case can be made that the 1979 Iranian Revolution intensified the negative representation of Islam and Muslims in the West, […]

U.S. faces isolation in global community by sanctioning Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Mudasir Sheikh The recent statement of the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani regarding isolation of the US due to its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA, seems to become more relevant with every passing day as obvious from the actions of BRICS, EU and other countries like Turkey. The crux of […]

National priorities for new Government

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

Parvez Jamil If pre-election pledges were not to become post-elections shocks, national priorities need to be pursued by the new Government in letter and spirit. What reposes public trust and confidence-building is when leaders deliver what they promise to the nation amid election fever and campaigning with commitments. Though NAB’s endeavor to inculcate character building […]

A sea and thousands of concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari The name of the “Caspian Sea” has been recently heard more than any other time! In the meantime, there are rumors, ambiguities and, of course, concerns that need to be described in the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea which was signed on August 12 in the port city of […]

Muslim body’s intention to set up Islamic courts sparks row in India

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Shuriah Niazi The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has sparked a row by allegedly expressing its intention to set up Sharia Courts in the country. Sharia law or Islamic law is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. Sharia Courts run according to Islamic laws. The AIMPLB is the top non-government […]

Taliban overruns Ghazni city, Afghan and US officials clueless

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi Barely a week after the US officials reportedly held ‘secret talks’ with the Taliban in Qatar, the insurgent group has launched a series of coordinated attacks in multiple provinces across Afghanistan. According to media reports, more than 200 Afghan security personnel have been killed over the past four days in fighting with […]


US paradoxical response

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2018

Despite all odds Imran Khan prevailed against the international establishment by virtue of his legendary and charismatic personality, honesty, courage and fortitude. He made PTI to bag National and Provincial Assembly seats from all provinces catapulting the party to a position to form governments in the centre and provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and […]

Tackling economic crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

The technocrat law maker Asad Umar, who has been tipped to lead the finance ministry, minced no words about the economic mess created by the two previous governments due their bad governance, mismanagement and rampant corruption. He said no option including knocking on the doors of International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be ruled out to […]

Election results, dawn of new era

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf bagged majority of seats in the hotly contested 2018 general elections and is poised to form a government in the centre.  In Punjab Assembly polls it is three seats behind the PML-N. If the party leadership succeeds in luring the 30 plus independents to the party fold PTI can also form a stable […]

Polling day violence

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Despite security arrangements on an unprecedented scale, the blood of innocent people was spelt in a suicide bomb blast in Quetta and vendetta demonstrated by ANP workers in Sawabi district of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. At least 32 people, including five police officials, were martyred and 60 injured in a suicide bomb attack in Bhosa Mandi area […]

Olive branch or trap

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

The US military commanders are talking about the prospects of Afghan peace talks with emphasis on Pakistan’s role in political settlement of the conflict. Increasing prospects of peace talks with the Taliban shows that US strategy in Afghanistan is working despite continuing violence and insurgents control over wide areas of the country side, top US […]

Power sector challenges

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Previous governments whether run by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) or Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz PML (N) did not address the challenges pertaining to electricity production and supply. They deliberately ignored the cheap power generation by exploiting the hydro potential and renewable energy resources like wind and solar. Now the new government which will be installed […]

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