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Former premier Nawaz Sharif likely to be shifted to hospital from jail

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab government has decided to shift the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hospital from the Kot Lakhpat jail owing to his deteriorating health, on Saturday. According to reports, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to be shifted to Services Hospital and directions have been given to beef up security at […]

Govt vows to review its new Hajj policy 2019

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report   ISLAMABAD: Government has pledged to review its Hajj policy 2019 after opposition strongly protested it during Senate session, on Friday. During the Senate session, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan informed the Upper House of Parliament that the incumbent government is making efforts to provide maximum relief to intending […]

IHC orders to remove name of former NADRA chief Tariq Malik from ECL

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to remove the name of Tariq Malik, a former chairman of National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) from the Exit Control List (ECL), on Friday. According to details, the federal authorities had added the name of Tariq Malik in the ECL after his return to Pakistan. […]

Petition seeking judicial inquiry into Sahiwal shootout submitted in LHC

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Judicial Activism Panel on Friday has submitted a petition seeking the formation of a judicial commission to investigate the Sahiwal shootout was submitted in the Lahore High Court (LHC). According to report, the petition states that a judicial probe into the Sahiwal shootout is necessary in order to ascertain the facts about […]

Indian troops martyred 18 Kashmiris in first month of 2019

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: As many as 18 Kashmiris were martyred as Indian occupied forces continued its atrocities in the month of January in Occupied territory. According to Kashmir Media Service report on Friday, the Indian forces continued to target the innocent people of Kashmri in the first month of 2019. Report stated that at least […]

Special Medical board suggests shifting Nawaz Sharif to hospital

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: A medical board has recommended shifting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to hospital after examining him at jail, on Friday. According to local news channel report, a board of six doctors had examined Sharif at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Jan 30 and Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician was also present during the examination. […]

Global

Afghan businessman defrauds US military for 8 billion US dollars: SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

Jalil Afridi  Washington DC: The quarterly report submitted to the US Congress by Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction  (SIGAR) mentions results of three investigations which were conducted by SIGAR. The most significant result states that on November 27, 2018 in the District of Columbia ANHAM FZCO Chief Executive, Abdul Huda Farouki and his brothers […]

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Trump pushes withdrawal from ‘endless’ Afghanistan, Syria wars

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump reaffirmed, in an interview airing Sunday, his determination to pull US troops out of “endless wars” in Syria and Afghanistan, but said they should stay in Iraq to watch Iran. Trump cited the high cost in blood and money after years of fighting in Afghanistan, in arguing for a […]

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Protests held in Sweden against China’s Uighur policy

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AA): Protests were held on Sunday in front of China’s embassy in the Swedish capital against Beijing’s human rights violations against members of the Turkic Uighur minority in its Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region — also referred to as East Turkestan. Some 300 demonstrators including several Turkish nonprofit groups chanted slogans and held banners in […]

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Pope heads to UAE for historic trip

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

ABU DHABI (AFP): Pope Francis heads to the UAE Sunday for the first ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, birthplace of Islam, where he will hold an open-air mass for tens of thousands of Catholics. The pontiff will take part in an interreligious conference on Monday, meeting Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the imam of Cairo’s […]

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UK aircraft crash kills 1

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

LONDON (AA): A 50-year-old man has been killed in a light aircraft crash in Belcham Walter, England, British police said Sunday. The police had been contacted around 11:50 local time about the crash, a statement from Essex police said. Emergency services earlier said they were called after a “serious incident” near the border between Essex […]

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Complete shutdown being observed in occupied Kashmir on Indian PM’s visit

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

SRINAGAR (Monitoring Desk): A complete shutdown is being observed in Indian occupied Kashmir on Sunday to register a protest against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the valley to lay foundation stones of different developmental projects. According to Kashmir Media Service, call for a shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising […]

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Pakistan

Futuristic strategy needed to make Parliament vibrant: Asad

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser Wednesday said that the future of Pakistan was connected with an active, dynamic, research based and proactive Parliament and these are the solid foundations of real democracy. He expressed these views while addressing the inaugural session of the National Assembly Strategic Plan Oversight Committee (SPOC) which was […]

Use of Digital modern tech imperative for media: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD (APP): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain here Wednesday said the use of modern digital technology was imperative for media advancement in the country yet local media houses lagged behind in using the latest technology. He was addressing the launching ceremony of Medialab, a private sector venture aimed at […]

Govt seems to be helpless against mafias: Siraj

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has said that there is a flood of price hike in the country and the government seems to be helpless against the mafias sucking the blood of the masses. Addressing the central executive of the JI at Mansoora on Wednesday, Sirajul Haq said that economic […]

Psychological well being of society to be improved: Sarwar

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE:  Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that the government will improve psychological well being of society and is working on providing solutions to psychological problems. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of three-day international conference of Applied Psychology: Practices and Interventions in Lahore on Wednesday. The conference was organized by Punjab […]

Strengthening of LG system vital to check discrimination of development, says PM

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday said the strengthening of local government system and implementation of finance award was vital to check discrimination of development work in different areas of provinces and ensure the provision of appropriate resources to less developed areas. He added that there was a strong need to focus on […]

We should focus on tree plantation: CM

By The Frontier Post | February 7, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan today formally planted a tree in the lawn of Governor House, Peshawar. Governor Shah Farman, Corp Commander Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood & Minister Information Shaukat Yousafzai were also present at the occasion. After the event the chief minister in a message stated that the importance of tree […]

Afghanistan

Key to peace lies with Kabul: Khalilzad

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, who met with Afghan media in Kabul on Monday, said there is a “moment of opportunity for peace” and that he hopes Afghans will deal with the opportunity “urgently and positively”. Khalilzad, who held talks with Taliban officials in Qatar last week, for six days, […]

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Deadly airstrikes target Taliban training camp in Kandahar province

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KANDAHAR (Khaama Press): Several militants have been killed or wounded in a series of airstrikes which were conducted in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. According to the informed security sources, at 17 Taliban militants were killed and 11 were injured in a series of air strikes in Spinboldak on Saturday night and Sunday morning. The […]

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Half of Barmal district residents ‘hold Pakistani ID cards’

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): A senior local official acknowledged that almost half of the population of Paktika’s Barmal district, in the east of Afghanistan, have been issued Pakistani identity cards while the residents are “easily” allowed to travel to other side of the border. Barmal District Governor Rahmatullah said that getting a Pakistani identity card is an […]

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Afghan Taliban release 35 military inmates

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KABUL (AIP): Taliban released 35 military prisoners from detention center on Sunday (January 27), sources said. These persons had been arrested in various parts of Herat province, the sources told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). They were set free on the directions of Taliban leadership today, the sources added. The sources did not disclose whether the […]

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Khalilzad visits Kabul to consult president on talks with Taliban

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday to try to secure cooperation from Afghanistan’s president after breakthroughs in peace negotiations with Taliban leaders in Qatar. With Khalilzad and his boss U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as well Taliban officials, hailing progress towards ending America’s longest war, he must now […]

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2018: Above 450 civilians suffer casualties in southeast

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: As many as 457 civilians suffered casualties, including women and children, in southeastern Paktia, Paktika and Khost provinces in 2018, the Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC)’s regional office said. Noor Ahmad Shahim, IHRC regional office head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the causalities occurred as a result of Afghan and foreign forces airstrikes […]

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Business

Emerging market stocks dip

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): Emerging market stocks slid off a more than six-week peak on Thursday amid cautious risk sentiment among investors, while developing world currencies weakened against a resolute dollar, losing all ground gained over the past two days. Emerging market equities from China and Hong Kong to South Africa dipped, while South Africa’s rand softened […]

Qatar Airways presents theatrical campaign inspired by the dazzling world of Hollywood

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Imogen Watson Qatar Airways presents ‘A World Like Never Before,’ a campaign inspired by the dazzling world of Hollywood. Reminiscent of La La Land, the theatrical film opens with the parting of stage clouds, to unveil a four-piece family sat onboard Qatar Airways in the Q Suite. The walls of their Q Suite compartment pull […]

How to stop best people from being worst managers

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Oleg Vishnepolsky 48 percent of managerial promotions fail within the first 18 months – according to various studies, including Harvard Business Review. Because there is often no graceful way to take back a promotion, managers continue in their capacity – causing good people to become unproductive or leave. Such failures are unreported and undocumented for […]

Muhammad Aurangzeb elected PBA Chairman

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: On completion of the term of Mr. Aftab Manzoor, as Chairman, Pakistan Banks’ Association (PBA), Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO, Habib Bank Limited, has been unanimously elected as Chairman PBA. The PBA elections were held in Karachi on January 14, 2019. Muhammad Aurangzeb joined HBL on April 30, 2018 as the […]

Remote workers are outperforming office workers–here’s why

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Brian de Haaff Have you seen any of these gimmicky office designs? Candy dispensers in conference rooms. Hammocks and indoor treehouses. Tech companies tend to be the worst offenders with the startup favorites: beer taps and table tennis. Maybe there is fun for a moment when the candy bar drops — but does all that […]

Asia’s Richest Man Outlines His Plan to Take on Amazon in India

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Saritha Rai NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Ltd. will roll out its online shopping platform to 1.2 million retailers and store-owners in western India, sketching out an ambitious plan to take on Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc.’s Flipkart on its home turf. Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, intends to take on the world’s largest retailers by […]

Sports

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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Hasan Ali’s counterattacking fifty hauls Pakistan to 203

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

DURBAN (Agenies): Only a check of the schedule would tell you it’s an ODI, much less that it’s being played at Kingsmead. The first innings today took Pakistan back to the Test series, where the short ball was an unconquerable demon, and Duanne Olivier and Kagiso Rabada invincible tormentors. A series of dismissals when the […]

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Fashion & Movies

“Impossible to emulate ‘mom’ Sridevi”: Janhvi Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It was just in February this year when Bollywood lost one of its most iconic movie stars – Sridevi. Her untimely demise came as the biggest shock for all cinema lovers and her zillions of fans world across. Known best as India’s first female superstar, Sridevi is survived by two daughters – […]

Shilpa and Raj Kundra celebrate their wedding anniversary

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shilpa Shetty is currently in the Maldives with husband Raj Kundra celebrating their ninth wedding anniversary, and if you take a look at their pictures, the duo seems to be having a lot of fun. Chilling by the beach and enjoying the Maldivian sun, Shilpa sure is looking hot AF. Wishing husband […]

Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after racial row

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

BEIJING: Dolce & Gabbana cancelled a long-planned fashion show in Shanghai Wednesday after an outcry over racially offensive posts on its social media accounts, a setback for the company in the world’s most important luxury market. The Italian fashion house quickly issued a statement saying the accounts as well as that of its namesake designer […]

I can only be a friend to Sara and Ibrahim Ali Khan: Kareena Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood beauty queen Kareena Kapoor came forward on Wednesday shedding light on her family life and how she can only be a friend to her step-children and not a mother. In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, the 38-year-old actor spoke about her relationship with her husband Saif Ali Khan’s children from his […]

Saif Ali Khan, daughter Sara Ali appeared together on ‘Koffee With Karan’

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Father and Daughter duo made it together to Koffee with Karan. It was a fun episode to watch. Karan caught the duo in time to get all the information out. He talked to Sara Ali Khan about her relationship with second mom Kareena Kapoor. She explained how she is very conscious about […]

Preity Zinta apologizes for her #MeToo comments

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Bollywood actress Preity Zinta apologised on Tuesday over comments she made about India’s #MeToo movement that sparked a furore on social media. Zinta was accused of belittling victims after saying she wished she had faced sexual harassment. “My reason for saying ‘I wish something like this would have happened to me’ in the […]

Science & Technology

Fans shows interest to buy Porsche’s first electric car

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German carmaker hopes US$75,000 car, which begins production in 2019 and can travel more than 300 miles on one charge, will rival Tesla’s Model S Porsche fans are already signing up to order the carmaker’s first fully electric vehicle, the Taycan, Autocar reports. The British weekly car magazine said the German company, […]

Samsung to launch Foldable Samsung Galaxy X next year

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: We all are super excited to see the Samsung’s first foldable phone ever. We have already heard a lot of rumors about the Foldable Samsung Galaxy X. Even though some of the leaks have unveiled the most astonishing features of this upcoming phone. Recently, a new report from “The Wall Street Journal” showed up. […]

Social media, blogging help shape political opinion

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The social media expedites political campaigns of contesting candidates with easy access and least expenses to approach and convince their potential voters. The social media not only helps political parties to disseminate their manifesto messages on social issues besides creating political awareness abound them on economical and political progress of the country […]

EU fines Google $5B for illegal practices via Android

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The European Commission on Wednesday imposed a €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) fine on Google for breaching the EU’s antitrust rules through Android. For the last seven years Google has imposed illegal restrictions on device manufacturers and GSM operators who use its operating system — Android — to strengthen the dominance of its […]

Dell to launch of its G Series

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Committed to providing the ultimate gaming experience for everyone, Dell announced the launch of its new Dell G Series on Wednesday, in association with the Pakistan Rugby Union. Revitalizing the Dell’s gaming portfolio this suite of PCs is designed and engineered for the gamer who prioritizes performance and excellent gameplay. Delivering gaming […]

Pakistan ranked low in digital literacy

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Despite a rapid increase in internet connectivity and gender parity in Pakistan, the country has been ranked lower than India, Iran, Sri Lanka and even Bangladesh on the Inclusive Internet Index of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), primarily due to unavailability of content in local language. On the index, Pakistan stood at […]

Health

Healthy diet could lower risk of multiple sclerosis

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Eating a healthful diet that is rich in vegetables, fish, legumes, eggs, and poultry is tied to a lower risk of multiple sclerosis, a long-term disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve in the eyes. How can a healthful diet lower your risk of MS? This was the […]

Gastro suffering patients on the rise in Multan

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Virus causing chicken pox and AIDS has been confirmed in patients of Multan. According to details, patients under treatment in Nishtar Hospital, Multan, have been diagnosed with fatal diseases like AIDS and chicken pox. 15 years old Humaira has been diagnosed with chicken pox, while virus of AIDS has been revealed in […]

PMA concerned over rise in Congo cases

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressed its concern about the increasing cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever(CCHF) across Pakistan. These cases can go high as Eid-ul-Azha is almost around and people getting in contact with sacrificial animals will be at risk. PMA Secretary General Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad in his statement said while purchasing […]

Turnips healthful in maintaining good health

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The turnip is a vegetable with a creamy white color and a purple top, where it has been exposed to the sun. It is a cruciferous vegetable. A popular staple in the European diet since prehistoric times, the turnip is often grouped in with root vegetables like potatoes and beets, but […]

More dengue cases surface 

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Nineteen more dengue fever cases were detected across Karachi in a week, taking the reported cases toll to 669 in the city since 1st January 2018. According to the weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 20 new dengue fever cases emerged throughout Sindh province […]

Estrogen could help protect women against Dementia

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Researchers at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Chicago revealed some interesting research for women approaching menopause. New research has found a link between dementia and estrogen levels — the more estrogen a woman receives from pregnancy, for example, the less the risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s. Additionally, there’s new evidence that hormone […]

Travel

Is Flying Via Private Jet Really an Accessible Option for Businesses?

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

The private jet charter sector is undergoing a revolution of sorts. A new business model and the integration of new technology means that chartering a private jet is easier and costs less than ever before. So, here we explore if flying via private jet really an accessible option for businesses. “The Uber of the Skies” […]

Looking for inspiration for Easter – and beyond?

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

The best family days out in the UK for spring 2018 Looking for inspiration for Easter – and beyond? Here’s our pick of 25 places to visit, from new attractions to  Roman around … re-enactors at Birdoswald Fort, Hadrian’s Wall. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images NEW OPENINGS Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland It may date back to around […]

Articles

Iran’s risky future in imperiled Syria

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

Pervez Bilgrami For obvious geopolitical reasons, the Baathist regime of the Assad clan in Syria has been Tehran’s only consistent ally in the region since its 1979 revolution. Iran’s unwavering support of the Assad regime since the dawn of Arab spring protests in early 2011 has proved that; it has not only provided weapons, military […]

Recent South Sudan peace agreement and its regional stakeholders

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Abdinor Hassan Dahir On June 27, three days before the African Union Summit, South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace agreement in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir mediated the deal which was intended to end the five-year civil war in Africa’s youngest nation. The areas agreed […]

US anti-narcotics campaign in Afghanistan a big disaster

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi The protracted war in Afghanistan has many convoluted dimensions and needless to say the foreign invaders have failed in almost every way. Their engagement in the war-ravaged country has only wreaked havoc, brought misery to the people and emboldened insurgent groups to carry out deadly strikes across the country. More than 17 […]

Time to fight and time to unite!

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

Iqbal Khan Prospective Prime Minister’s Victory speech was reassuring and refreshing. Hopefully, he won’t get bogged down in cosmetics and would go ahead with substantive reforms. Likewise, the tone of All Parties Conference indicated that the losers elements are more likely to settle down with fate accompli after making face saving noises. With elections 2018, […]

Trump’s funding cuts to Palestinian refugees put lives at risk

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Zaha Hassan A bipartisan group of seven former US ambassadors to the United Nations this month sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking that the Trump administration restore its funding to UNRWA, the UN agency that provides humanitarian assistance to Palestinian refugees. While the world waits to learn the details of White […]

Understanding American Islamophobia in the age of Trump

By The Frontier Post | July 29, 2018

Khaled Beydoun In the shadows during the Obama administration, Islamophobia has come out into the light under Trump. The silver lining is that it can now be challenged. On June 26, 2018, the United States Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s executive order, widely dubbed as the “Muslim Ban.” This decision came 932 days after […]

Editorial

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 […]

SC directives for construction of dams

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Despite the looming water crisis, construction of big dams remained at the bottom of priorities of the ruling political leadership. Starting construction work on Diamer Basha dam and Mohamand dam, officially named Munda dam, was delayed for over 15 years. Consequently, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had to take the initiative for […]

Rationale for power sector reforms

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

The Ministry of Finance informed a parliamentary body that the previous PML-N government had borrowed Rs. 180 billion to reduce circular debt, but the burden was shifted to consumers in the form of debt surcharge who honestly and regularly pay their electricity bills. The government has miserably failed to recover Rs. 850 billion from defaulter […]

Is financial crisis emerging?

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

The downturn of the economy accelerated by the Previous PML-N government now seems to be heading towards financial crisis. The budget deficit has hit a new high of Rs. 2.4 trillion, compelling the finance ministry to instruct the Central Bank and Accountant General Pakistan Revenues (AGPR) to block the clearance of government cheques on June […]

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