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Zardari’s disqualification case: Political cases should be solved in parliament, says IHC

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Athar Minhallah has remarked that the political cases should not be brought to court, on Tuesday. This he remarked during hearing a petition filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), seeking disqualification of former president Asif Ali Zardari for concealing his assets. During the hearing, Justice […]

PM orders arrangements for Torkham border to remain open ’round the clock’

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says he has tasked officials to make arrangements such that the Torkham border crossing of the Pak-Afghan border can remain open 24 hours a day, within a span of six months. “This step will be instrumental in boosting bilateral trade & enhancing people to people contacts between the […]

Autopsy reveals all four Sahiwal shooting victims shot in head from close distance

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Four people including two women who were brutally killed in Sahiwal incident were shot in the head, the autopsy report revealed on Monday. According to the post mortem report, 13-year-old Areeba who was gunned down along with her parents in an alleged encounter, was shot at six times due to which her […]

PML-N submits bill for creation of South Punjab, Bahawalpur provinces

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday submitted a constitutional amendment bill in the National Assembly for the creation of “Bahawalpur and South Punjab provinces”. Addressing a press conference alongside former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and PML-N spokesperson Marriyam Aurangzeb, Ahsan Iqbal said the PML-N had achieved another milestone by submitting […]

Talks on hold as Indian politics in turmoil: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report DUBAI: “We have delayed our efforts to hold talks with India because we do not expect any big decision from the present Indian leadership,” said Federal Minister for Broadcasting and Information Fawad Chaudhry. During an interview with Gulf News, the Information Minister said, the time is not right for a dialogue with arch-rival […]

Shehbaz Sharif, Saad Rafique’s production orders challenged in Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | January 28, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking cancellation of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) orders that allowed issuance of production orders for Shehbaz Sharif and Khawaja Saad Rafique to attend National Assembly sessions. The two Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders are currently in National Accountability Bureau’s custody over […]

Global

‘Under pressure’: Trump twists Copenhagen’s arm to up defence spending

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

COPENHAGEN (Sputnik): Regardless of a substantial DKK 4.5 billion ($690 million) hike, Denmark’s defence expenditure still falls short of the 2 percent target stipulated by NATO. In order to come closer to NATO’s demands, the Danish government has after intense deliberation and fine-tuning reached an agreement on a defence budget increase, putting the total defence […]

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Russia ‘ready’ to mediate in Venezuela peace efforts

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia is ready to participate in international efforts regarding the settlement of the Venezuelan crisis, the country’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. However, all initiatives for mediation must be impartial, Sergey Lavrov told a news conference following a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed al-Hakim. “We are ready to participate in international […]

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UAE used cyber super-weapon to spy on iPhones of foes

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

DUBAI (Reuters): A team of former U.S. government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders with the help of a sophisticated spying tool called Karma, in a campaign that shows how potent cyber-weapons are proliferating beyond the world’s superpowers and into the hands […]

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Trump rebukes ‘naive’ international officials on Iran, North Korea

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump ripped his top intelligence officials Wednesday for an assessment they presented to Congress that threw cold water on suggestions Iran is seeking to build a nuclear weapon, and cast doubt that North Korea will ever agree to give up its program. “The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and […]

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Natural disasters in 2018 claim over 10,000 lives

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

ANKARA (AA): More than 10,000 lives were lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 61.7 million people affected, a UN report said. The report published by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) last week analysed 281 such events. Mami Mizutori, special representative of the secretary-general for disaster risk reduction, said: “No […]

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Human trafficking cases record high: UN

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

ANKARA (AA): A survey by the UN has found that human trafficking cases have reached a record-high in recent years. The survey Global Report On Trafficking In Persons conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for 2016 has noted that armed conflict and displacement are major drivers of human trafficking. “The […]

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Pakistan

Former CJP Nisar urges households to save water

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar termed Pakistan’s water crises as detrimental and urged households to start saving water. “The incumbent government should relay the plans for making dams to the general public,” he said. “Pakistan faces a dangerous water crisis.” While addressing a ceremony in Lahore, the erstwhile chief […]

Commission on missing persons disposed of 3551 cases: report

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (CoIoED) has disposed of 3,551 cases of missing persons upto January 31. “Out of 5,777 cases, the commission has disposed of 3,551 cases up to June 30, 2018, due to personal efforts of President, Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, Islamabad, retired Justice Javed Iqbal,” […]

Girl, mother commit suicide after alleged rape in Multan

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report MULTAN: A girl along with her mother allegedly committed suicide after being raped by an influential, in Multan. The appalling incident took place in Multan’s area of Nandpur, where an 18-year-old, Saima was allegedly raped by an influential of the area identified as Ansar, last night The rape victim girl and her mother […]

Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy lands in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Captain of Peshawar Zalmi Darren Sammy arrived in Islamabad to attend Peshawar Zalmi’s kit and anthem launch ceremony ahead of the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League, on Monday. West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy, who has represented Peshawar Zalmi in all the editions of PSL so far and enjoys a huge fan […]

Roof collapse kills three in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many three people including a woman of a same family was killed when roof of a house collapsed Gilgit Colony, Korangi area of Karachi in the wee hours of Monday. According to reports, the rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted the bodies to Jinnah Hospital where they were identified […]

Police arrests two accused in Rimsha murder case

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report KHAIRPUR: Police has arrested two accused nominated in the murder case of 13 years old girl, Rimsha, who was brutally killed in Khairpur, on Monday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Khairpur Umer Tufail told local media that the two accused were taken into custody and adding that they are companions of main accused […]

Afghanistan

Senior presidential official jailed

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior presidential official Sawabuddin Makhkash has been jailed after he was found guilty of violating the ethnic and religious equality by a court in Kabul. Makhkash, a senior official in the administrative office of the president and a former member of the electoral team of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, was convicted […]

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Paiwande Milli Party to support Haneef Atmar

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Paiwande Milli Party (Hezb-e-Paiwande Milli) led by Alhaj Syed Mansoor Naderi has announced all-out support to Mohammad Haneef Atmar in the upcoming presidential elections. The party in a statement said Hezb-e-Paiwande Millie and the party’s allied institutions which include various political, social, and cultural setups, announces its resolute support to ‘Peace […]

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DABS sets defaulters another 3-day deadline

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Power distribution company Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Tuesday warned defaulting individuals of legal action if they failed to clear their arrears within three days. Waheedullah Tawhidi, DABS spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that individuals defaulting on electricity bills would be referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO) and their names […]

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36 martyred, 58 hurt in security base attack in Maidan Wardak

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) has confirmed that 36 security personnel embraced martyrdom and 58 others were wounded in a coordinated attack on a security base in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the suicide bomber managed to breach […]

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CEO speaks at Davos, criticizes Taliban

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday addressed leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos where he outlined the Afghan government’s vision for peace and reconciliation with the Taliban . The CEO however clarified that a wider segment of society – the Afghan people in general – were not in support […]

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Closing roads no solution, Sayyad hits back at protesters

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chief Gulajan Abdul Badi Sayyad on Tuesday hit back at protesters and said closing roads over alleged electoral fraud was not a solution and urged them to use legal means for meeting their demands. Addressing reporters in Kabul, Sayyad asked the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission to quickly address complaints relating […]

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Business

Washington charm offensive sidelined by WS’s push for profit

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): General Motors code named its November announcement to cut nearly 15,000 jobs in North America and restructure itself “Turbo,” suggesting a leaner approach for the largest US automaker would “accelerate its transformation.” Wall Street investors cheered the ambition to get smaller and boost profits. But in Washington, the move remains a public relations […]

German trade warns of Brexit ‘chaos’

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

FRANKFURT (AFP/APP): Leading German business organisations warned Wednesday of a “chaotic” Brexit that would cause massive disruption to trade, after MPs in London overwhelmingly voted to reject an EU withdrawal deal. “A chaotic Brexit is coming dangerously close,” Federation of German Industry (BDI) director Joachim Lang said in a statement, warning that more than 175 […]

Turkey: Over 1.37 million houses sold in 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkey recorded over 1.37 million house sales in 2018, the country’s statistical office reported Wednesday. TurkStat said property sales fell by 2.4 percent last year, compared to the previous year. “Istanbul had the highest share of house sales with 17 percent and 234,055 sold houses,” it said. The capital Ankara and the Aegean […]

Over 15m new passenger cars registered in 2018: EU

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

ANKARA (AA): The EU saw over 15 million new passenger car registrations in 2018, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) announced on Wednesday. Last year’s car registrations in the EU remained more or less stable compared to 2017, according to the association. “Due to falling demand during the last four months of 2018, full-year growth […]

Al Baraka Bank enters into Takaful service alliance with Pak Qatar General Takaful

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Al Baraka Bank Pakistan (ABPL), Pakistan’s first Islamic bank, entered into an agreement with Pak Qatar General Takaful for providing Accidental Death and Cash Withdrawal Takaful to Al Baraka Shafqaat account holders. Under this arrangement, Pak Qatar General Takaful will cover the risk of theft when Al Baraka Shafqaat Account holders withdraw […]

What Does Saudi Arabia’s Cash Offer to Pakistan Mean?

By The Frontier Post | January 16, 2019

Saudi Arabia has announced that it is to make a huge foreign investment – in fact, the biggest in Pakistan’s history. Pakistan’s finance minister, Asad Umar, announced that cabinet approval needs to be gained before the investment can be accepted, but seemed excited at the prospect. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman seems eager for the deal […]

Sports

Shoot-out sees Vietnam beat Jordan, reach Asian Cup quarters

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Vietnam emerged victorious from a penalty shoot out with Jordan to become the first team to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Sunday — after being the last side to scrape into the round of 16. After extra-time finished at 1-1, BT Dung rolled in the decisive spot-kick for a 4-2 penalties win […]

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Halep sets up Serena showdown as Djokovic relentlessly marches on

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

MELBOURNE (Agencies): World number one Simona Halep set up a headline last 16 showdown with Serena Williams by beating her sister Venus Saturday as Novak Djokovic’s relentless drive towards more Australian Open glory cranked up another gear. On day six at Melbourne Park, the Romanian finally hit form to pull off her best win of […]

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Haris Sohail unlikely to take part in PSL4

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Left-handed batsman Haris Sohail is unlikely to take part in the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) due to a knee injury. Sohail was drafted in by the Lahore Qalandars during the draft in Islamabad on November 20 but it seems like he won’t be able to play for the franchise […]

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Jota brings up Wolves hat-trick to break Leicester hearts in 4-3 thriller

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

WOLVERHAMPTON (Agencies): Nuno Espírito Santo will never accept a red card in sweeter fashion. Deep into three minutes of second-half stoppage-time, Nuno charged on to the pitch to celebrate with his ecstatic Wolverhampton Wanderers players after Diogo Jota added the seventh goal of this topsy-turvy match – completing his hat-trick after applying the gloss to […]

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Bumrah has best yorker in world cricket: Wasim Akram

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling ‘toe-crushers’ and no wonder Wasim Akram is all praise for Jasprit Bumrah’s ability to bowl the “most effective yorker” currently in world cricket. Bumrah, who played a pivotal role in India’s maiden Test series win on Australian soil, has been […]

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Dembele and Messi see off Levante but Barca Cup hopes in doubt

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

BARCELONA (Agencies): Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi were on target as the Copa del Rey holders thrashed Levante 3-0 at the Nou Camp on Thursday for a 4-2 aggregate win to reach the quarter-finals. However, Barca’s status in a competition they have won for the last four years is unclear after Levante said before […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘I am not a star like Shah Rukh Khan’: Aamir Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aamir Khan says he’s unlike his friend and colleague, Shah Rukh Khan, in more ways than one. Both of them are loved immensely all over the globe. But the two, he insists, are different as people. Throwing light on this Aamir shares, “I don’t see myself as a star. But I do […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan likely to work in a web series

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 18 years in the business and Kareena Kapoor Khan is still very much her P.H.A.T. self. A born superstar, Kareena has always made us swoon over her in a ‘biggish’ way (just how she calls it). With films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, 3 Idiots, Jab We Met and Omkara to her […]

‘Thugs of Hindostan’ earns Rs.100 crore in just 3 days

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Opening with a record breaking number of Rs. 52 crores on Thursday, Thugs of Hindostan made up for its negative reviews with its opening. However, the film saw an almost 50% dip on its second day, making approximately Rs. 28 crores in the Hindi language and Rs. 2.5 crores in Tamil and […]

Simmba’s trailer to release two days after Ranveer-Deepika’s reception

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are currently in Italy prepping up for their wedding which is on the 14th and 15th of November. The two will be tying the knot in Lake Como with close friends and family in a Sindhi style and then a South Indian style wedding according to their […]

Kabir Khan joins Super 30 as director

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Super 30 is one film that has been talked about a lot from the time of its inception. Starring Hrithik Roshan as Anand Kumar, a Patna based mathematician, the film was almost nearing its completion when director of the film, Vikas Bahl was accused of sexual harassment and that brought the film’s […]

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh leave for Italy

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have left for Italy where they will solemnise their six-year-long relationship. The couple was spotted at the Mumbai airport early Saturday morning. Although the two actors have not mentioned the venue of their wedding, it is widely speculated that they will be exchanging vows in […]

Science & Technology

Pakistan to launch satellite soon

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to launch PakTES-1A, an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite in July this year, said Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhmmad Faisal on Sunday. In a tweet, the spokesman said that PakTES-1A was an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite that weighed 285 kg. It will be launched at 610 km sun-synchronous […]

China’s ZTE likely to take last step to ease US ban

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): ZTE Corp is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the “next couple of days,” the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told on Friday. ZTE, which makes smartphones and networking […]

Samsung to test its first “Android Go Phone”

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk Samsung is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers. Now Samsung is Reportedly Testing its First Android Go Phone.  A new report from SamMobile claims that the company is testing different versions of a phone with the model number SM-J260 in a number of different countries in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. According to the SamMobile, in April, one version of […]

‘How to block fake Facebook accounts before elections’

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Responding to a petition questioning alleged impact of fake social media accounts on the upcoming general elections, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought recommendations to regulate such accounts. Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh presided over the case, filed by a citizen Shahid Jamal Tabrezi. The Judge directed the petitioner to come up […]

Electric scooters launch in Paris

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

PARIS (AFP/APP): The boulevards of Paris, already bustling with a dizzying range of transport devices, are set to feature a new shared electric scooter system that has swept the US and is now heading for Europe. California-based Lime launched a pilot scheme for the two-wheeled powered scooters on Thursday in several districts of the French […]

Climate change: Cities to face rise in heat, flood risks by 2050

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: In the next 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts, and food and water shortages unless climate-changing emissions are curbed, urban researchers warned. Currently, more than 200 million people in 350 cities face average daily peak temperatures of at least 35 […]

Health

Health department issues Congo alert

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Health Department of Sindh has issued a Congo alert in Karachi, before Eid-ul-Adha. Provincial health department has decided to set up medical camps in all minor and major cattle markets of Karachi, including Super Highway Cattle Market. According to Dr. Tahir Aziz, director of health, Karachi, all the district health officers and […]

Keeping blood pressure in control could minimize the risk of Dementia

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp. The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce his risk of […]

Summer heat waves can slow human Brain: Research

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New research suggests heat stress can muddle our thinking, making simple math a little harder to do. “There’s evidence that our brains are susceptible to temperature abnormalities,” saysJoe Allen, co-director of the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard University. And as the climate changes, temperatures spike and heat waves are more […]

Distress puts you at risk of chronic disease

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Dealing with anxiety, depression, and stress at intense levels for a long time can impact our long-term physical health. But what if we are exposed to low levels of psychological distress? Does it still jeopardize our well-being? According to a new study, the answer is “yes.” ‘Even low levels of distress’ […]

Govt bans use of mercury dental fillings for children

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has immediately banned the use of mercury dental fillings for children below 15 year throughout the province to protect them from catching serious diseases. Directorate-General of Health Services, KP, in its notification (2405-70/Dev:/General File(SDPI) Dental) addressed to all district health officers, medical superintendents, Dean of Khyber College […]

Healthful diet could prevent Asthma symptoms

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is associated with better asthma outcomes, according to a study recently published in the European Respiratory Journal. A healthful diet consists of more fruit and vegetables, and less red meat. Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are the main components of a healthful diet, […]

Travel

Articles

Strong messages from Pacific while Atlantic is stumbling

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2018

Kerem Alkin Over the last 15 years, while we watch the rise of the Asia-Pacific region increase its weight in the world economy and politics, we see that they are aware of how meaningful it is for them to create significant cooperation opportunities with Turkey, whose playmaker role in Eurasia is rising. On the Atlantic […]

Third force emerges in Indonesia’s presidential race

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

John McBeth Unlike the English folklore song popularized by American General Douglas MacArthur, outgoing Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla not only has no intention of allowing age to overtake him any time soon, but the old political soldier doesn’t appear to be in any hurry to fade away either. Legally disqualified from a third term, […]

Iran’s nuclear program and West’s blatant double standards

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi A few weeks ago, new nuclear enrichment facility was inaugurated at Natanz, which will be producing centrifuges, while operating within the limits of the nuclear deal. The facility’s construction had begun even before the 2015 nuclear deal was inked, Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi informed, expressing hope that the first old-generation […]

True face of American Democrats

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran and the re-enforcement of US secondary sanctions against our country have raised the opposition of the Democratic politicians and members of the US Senate. During recent weeks, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Susan Rice and Richard Nephew have become supporters of the nuclear […]

Obama’s uprising to scramble Trump

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

Abdulhamid Bayati Barack Obama ended his presidency with pride and successes such as reaching an agreement with Iran over the nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA. Leaving the arena to Trump, the ex-US president has recently made headlines again. Trump’s effort to eliminate everything that was signed or approved […]

Need to stay out of FATF listing

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

Iqbal Khan Caretaker government would do a great service by forming a national commission to identify and punish all those responsible for letting the things reverse back after Pakistan’s previous journey to blacklist was over. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has formally placed Pakistan on the grey list due to ‘strategic deficiencies’ in its […]

Editorial

Islamphobia, a new tide

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

It appears that Islamphobia has now been very much pressing hard the nerves of political leadership in the West European countries and the phenomenon has assumed a new dimension. The action against Muslim communities has gone beyond passing legislations to virtual crack down against them. The new tide has anti-Turkic connotation. Austria will shut down […]

Hoodwinking public opinion

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Instead of accepting the responsibility of their deliberate failure to construct water reservoirs that pushed the country into acute water shortages, the political elite is now bent upon hoodwinking the public opinion which is building up and gaining momentum in the support of Kalabagh dam.. After the stereotype and devoid of substance recent statements of […]

Fractured economy

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

The PML-N government has left the economy in an extremely fractured state, with worrying features of alarming current account deficit, unsustainable debt burden, mounting fiscal deficit, massive circular debt and power outages of longer durations. The caretaker cabinet has emphasized the need for taking immediate measures to stop the economy from further deterioration but has […]

Affidavit with nomination forms

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

The Supreme Court while hearing a case regarding nomination forms on Wednesday made it mandatory for all candidates contesting in the upcoming elections to submit an affidavit that would require them disclose the information omitted in the new nomination forms prepared after the changes in the pools law by act of parliament last year. The […]

World Bank’s support for India

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

The Indian lobby in Washington has succeeded and the World Bank (WB) has openly come out in the support of Indian stance on the construction of controversial storage dam projects. After lingering on the issue of Kishan Ganga Dam for two years the WB has asked Pakistan to withdraw its plea for setting up a […]

Tax amnesty fiasco

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Despite the stinging critique of eminent economists and tax experts the mercantile class led PML-N previous government announced its fourth tax amnesty scheme in a span of just five years, not learning a lesson from the failure of earlier three such schemes. The last amnesty schemes that gave irrational concessions to big money launderers, tax […]

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