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India should be ashamed of oppression in occupied Kashmir: Shehbaz

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Condemning the Indian government’s allegation on Pakistan for Pulwama attack, Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said India should be ashamed of the oppression in occupied Kashmir. “It is not the first time that India is linking a terror incident with Pakistan without any investigation,” he said in…

Government announces public holiday in Islamabad on Monday

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Saturday announced a public holiday in Islamabad on February 18 after the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman got delayed by a day. The holiday was announced to ensure citizens are not inconvenienced during the crown prince’s visit. Schools, colleges and offices will remain closed on…

Doctor’s strike continues across Sindh on fourth day

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Doctors on Saturday has continued its strike across Sindh on the fourth consecutive day and they remained shutdown Outpatient Departments (OPDs) in government-run hospitals. The thousands of patients suffer intense difficulties due to the closure of OPDs in hospitals across Sindh. According to reports, the doctors have been protesting against the…

Met Office predicts new spell of rains in country from Sunday

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological has forecast new spell of rain and snowfall in western parts of the country from Sunday. According to details, Pakistan Meteorological Department on Saturday informed that a strong rain bearing system will enter in the country on Sunday evening or night and it will likely to persist till Friday.…

Court extends physical remand of Khawaja brothers till March 4

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court has extended the judicial remand of Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique by 16 days till March 4 in the Paragon Housing Society case, on Saturday. According to reports, Leaders of PML-N were produced before the accountability court after their judicial remand ended today. Accountability Judge…

Former premier Abbasi rejects any link of Pakistan with any recent attack on Indian forces in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk OXFORD: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that no terrorist group exists in Pakistan. Abbasi said this while addressing to students at Oxford University on Saturday. He rejected any link of Pakistan with recent attack on Indian forces in the territory.…

Global

Three dead in shooting outside superstore in Oklahoma

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk OKLAHOMA: Three people were dead in a shooting outside a superstore in Oklahoma on Monday morning, law enforcement officials said, the third fatal shooting at the retailer in five months and the latest in a string of gun violence across the United States. Video of the scene showed heavy police presence around a…

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Iran breaches nuclear deal cap, on heavy water stock: IAEA report

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk VIENNA: Iran has breached another limit of its nuclear deal with major powers by accumulating more than 130 tons of heavy water, a moderator used in a type of reactor Iran is developing, a report by the UN nuclear watchdog said on Monday. “On 16 November 2019, Iran informed the Agency that its…

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Russia returns three seized vessels to Ukraine

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Moscow has returned three Ukrainian vessels seized last year in a confrontation in the Kerch Strait, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday. Russia views the incident as an attempt to illegally cross the border, the statement added.  “The transfer became possible due to the fact that the Russian competent authorities have completed…

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Iran developed ‘vast influence’ in Iraq, spy agency leaks say

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (Agencies): Hundreds of leaked Iranian intelligence reports reveal the depth of Tehran’s influence in neighboring, now protest-torn Iraq, The New York Times and The Intercept reported Monday. The US newspaper and the online news publication said they had verified around 700 pages of reports written mainly in 2014 and 2015 by Iran’s Ministry of…

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ICC assesses allegations of British army war crimes

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The International Criminal Court said on Monday it would assess the allegations into alleged war crimes by the British army in Iraq and Afghanistan. The court would “independently assess” the findings of an investigation by The Times and Panorama program, the ICC’s Office Prosecutor was quoted as saying by a BBC report.…

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Yemen government returns to Aden

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ADEN: Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik and his government ministers returned to the port city of Aden on Monday under a power-sharing deal with southern separatists. “Abdulmalik and five ministers returned to Aden in implementation of the Riyadh agreement,” a government source said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to…

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Pakistan

Three killed, 10 injured in Ghotki road accident

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report GHOTKI: At least three people were killed and ten others were injured when a passenger bus overturned due to over-speeding at Motorway near Ghotki, on Tuesday. Police told local news channel that two women including a minor girl were killed and nearly a dozen got injured as the passenger bus immediately caught fire…

Siraj for debate among political parties to strengthen judiciary

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator SirajulHaq has highlighted the need of a debate among the political parties for strengthening the election commission and building judicial independence in the country. In a statement issued from JI headquarters Mansoora on Monday, he said it was the high time that the government and opposition introduced election reforms…

Circular debt to be eliminated by Dec 2020: Hafeez Shaikh

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Hafeez Shaikh Monday reiterated the government resolve to eliminate the issue of circular debt by December 2020. Briefing the leading anchorpersons of electronic media about economic performance of the government in first quarter of the current fiscal year (FY) 2019-20, Hafeez Shaikh…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

KP Govt asked to handover control to Christian of Edwardes College before Dec 25

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Jamal Safi PESHAWAR: Moderator and Primate of Church of Pakistan., Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peters has alleged that the provincial government and Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) are directly intervening into affairs of the prestigious Edwardes College Peshawar and asked to hand over control of the college to Christian before December 25, otherwise the Christian community will…

Policeman martyred in Hangu attack

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report HANGU: An unknown gunmen fired at a police check post left a policeman martyred near Tora Warai road here, said a police spokesman on Monday. According to the details, the police team immediately started search operation to arrest the fleeing culprits. The entry and exit points of the district were immediately sealed to…

Afghanistan

Grenades target military center, hurt 5 in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Attackers threw a pair of grenades at the gate of a military training center in Kabul on Monday, wounding at least four Afghan soldiers and a civilian, an official said. Interior Ministry spokesman NasratRahimi initially said the back-to-back explosions were caused by suicide bombers but later said that it was from a…

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Campaign launched against coal use in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Environment Directorate launched a campaign in Kabul against the use of coal, in order to protect the environment during the coming winter. In this one-week campaign, the activists will collect over 124,000 signatures from Kabul residents pledging to avoid using coal for heating during winter and to restrain from using old…

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Herat holds Saffron Festival

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Over 40 shops displayed saffron and saffron-made food at the fifth Saffron Flower Festival, which began on Sunday and ends Tuesday. The festival comes amid a very successful saffron harvest as well as steadily increasing international demand. Herat’s agriculture officials said they expect that saffron production will reach 18 tons in Herat…

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Govt accused of using forces against protestors

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two election campaign teams led by Abdullah Abdullah and Rahmatullah Nabil have criticized the government for using security forces to suppress protestors who wanted to prevent the vote recount process which resumed on Sunday. The two teams are opposing the recount over a disputed 300,000 votes that they insist should not be…

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Airstrike kills Taliban commanders

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: An airstrike in northern Faryab province killed two group commanders of the Taliban group in Faryab province, the Afghan military said. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the Afghan Air Force conducted an airstrike in Gurziwan district at around 11:40 pm local time on Sunday. The statement further added that…

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Vote recount disrupted in ‘nine provinces’: Abdullah’s team

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Presidential candidates’ campaign supporters are preventing the Independent Election Commission’s vote recount in nine provinces in northern and northeastern Afghanistan by holding protests and blocking doors at provincial offices of the Independent Election Commission, said sources from Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign team. This follows IEC Chief Hawa Alam Nuristani’s announcement on Saturday that…

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Business

Zara founder builds global real estate empire

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MADRID: Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega, the founder of clothing giant Zara, has built up a global real estate empire that includes offices used by Facebook and Amazon in Seattle and large swathes of London’s Oxford Street. Diversifying his fashion fortune to preserve his sizeable wealth, the value of the real estate portfolio owned…

Circular debt to be eliminated by Dec 2020: Hafeez Shaikh

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Hafeez Shaikh Monday reiterated the government resolve to eliminate the issue of circular debt by December 2020. Briefing the leading anchorpersons of electronic media about economic performance of the government in first quarter of the current fiscal year (FY) 2019-20, Hafeez Shaikh…

Volkswagen lowers sales, profit targets for 2020

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk FRANKFURT: German auto giant Volkswagen on Monday predicted its sales revenues and pre-tax profit would be lower than expected in 2020 due to trade tensions and slowing global growth. The company said it was expecting an increase of 20 percent in sales revenue and 30 percent in pre-tax profit next year compared to…

Petroleum Division signs PCAs, ELs for four exploration blocks

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday signed Petroleum Concession Agreements (PCAs) and Exploration Licences (ELs) for four blocks as part of its strategy to step up oil and gas exploration activities in potential areas aimed at meeting the country’s energy needs indigenously. The PCAs and ELs were signed by Secretary Petroleum Mian Asad Hayauddin…

‘World seeing Pakistan as profitable place to do business’

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report QUETTA: President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the international community is seeing Pakistan as a profitable place to do business. Addressing Balochistan Livestock Expo 2019 in Quetta on Monday, Arif Alvi said Pakistan is at the threshold of a new era in respect of economic development. The President said he met a…

Directions issued to Customs field offices

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: On the instructions of Syed Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman FBR, Customs Wing has issued instructions to all its field formations to verify the genuineness of all seized conveyances being used to transport smuggled goods through verification from Forensic Science Laboratory, Registration Database of Excise & Taxation Department and Customs Clearance documents. The field…

Sports

Nadal ends year as number one for fifth time

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the year-end world number one for the fifth time after the ATP released its season-closing rankings on Monday. The Spaniard did not make it beyond the group stage of last week’s ATP Finals in London but Novak Djokovic’s failure to reach the semi-finals meant Nadal closed the year…

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Return of Tests to mark a new era for Pakistan Cricket: Shoaib

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Test Cricketer Shoaib Muhammad believed the return of the longer-format game in the country next month, would mark a new era for Pakistan cricket. “It will be great to see the Sri Lanka team playing two tests in Pakistan. It would prove very beneficial for Pakistan cricket and the long awaited…

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Paine hits out at Stokes for ‘cheap shot’ at Warner

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

London (Agencies): Australia captain Tim Paine has blasted England all-rounder Ben Stokes for taking a “cheap shot” at David Warner, claiming he was using the controversial opening batsman to spike sales of his new book. In his book, Stokes claims Warner’s sledging motivated Stokes during his match-winning heroics in the third Ashes Test this year.…

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Late goals give Brazil under-17 World Cup title

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

BRASILIA (Agencies): Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time. Just three days after they recovered from being 2-0 down to beat France 3-2 in the semi-finals, Brazil scored…

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Wasim Khan confident of Australia, England teams to visit Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board chief executive Wasim Khan believes it is realistic to expect Australia and England to return to Pakistan under the current future tours programme following the planned resumption of Test cricket in the country with Sri Lanka’s visit next month. Khan hopes that Sri Lanka’s “hugely symbolic” return for two Tests,…

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Pakistan Football Federation announce 23-member squad for AFC U-19 championship qualifiers

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) on Monday announced the 23-member squad for this month’s Asian Football Confederation Under-19 (AFC U19) championship qualifiers to be played in Oman from November 22nd. According to a PFF official, Kahuta Research Laboratories’s (KRL) Zaid Omer has been named captain while Islamabad’s Mamoon Musa Khan has been…

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Fashion & Movies

Makeup giant Coty to pay $600mn for majority stake in Kylie Jenner cosmetics brand

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Beauty products giant Coty announced Monday a deal to take a majority stake in Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics and skincare company, marrying Jenner’s celebrity prominence with Coty’s distribution and commercial prowess. Under the transaction, Coty, whose brands include Hugo Boss and Burberry fragrances, will pay $500 million for a 51 per cent stake…

Gang behind Rabi Pirzada video leak targets model Samara Chaudhry: report

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: After the Rabi Pirzada scandal, another Pakistani model Samara Chaudhry has fallen victim to private pictures and videos being leaked online by anonymous trolls. Arab publication Gulf News reports that several private photos and videos of model Chaudhry have gone viral. The model has not yet commented on the issue. According to…

Selena Gomez reacts after Bella Hadid deletes post over her comment

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk HOLLYWOOD: Selena Gomez had recently caught the public’s eye after she extended an olive branch to Bella Hadid by commenting on her Instagram post, which was deleted over it later. The Lose You To Love Me hit maker was not too happy about finding out her attempt of burying the hatchet with his…

Manushi Chhillar to play opposite Akshay Kumar in next movie

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, who’s flying high since she won the beauty pageant, will be making her much-awaited Bollywood debut with box-office magnet Akshay Kumar in a period drama. While the rumours were doing rounds since a while, it’s finally confirmed by the makers that the actress will be introduced with…

Arjun Kapoor starts shooting with Rakul Preet Singh for his upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Arjun Kapoor will be seen opposite Rakul Preet Singh in his yet untitled film. Interestingly, the project brings together John Abraham, Nikkhil Advani, and Bhushan Kumar as producers for the third time post Batla House and Satyameva Jayate. Announcing the project. Arjun took to his social media handle and wrote, “Enroute to…

Shafi Shah remembered on his 12th death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Renowned film and television actor Shafi Muhammad Shah was remembered on Sunday on his 12th death anniversary, actors and fans across Pakistan paid tribute to the late actor. Shafi Muhammad Shah died on November 17, 2007, the demise of veteran actor Shafi Mohammad Shah has not only his family mourning the loss…

Science & Technology

Japan space probe on its way back after asteroid mission

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: A Japanese space probe is heading home from an asteroid 250 million km (155 million miles) from Earth after collecting sub-surface samples that could help scientists seeking the origins of life, Japan’s space agency said on Monday. Asteroids are believed to have formed at the dawn of the solar system and scientists…

Apple launches 16-inch MacBook Pro to replace 15-inch model

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Apple introduced the all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro on its website today. The new laptop is available for pre-order and will be available in Apple Stores around the world starting this week. This new version of Apple’s insanely popular professional level laptop is intended to replace the similarly sized 15-inch model, and will…

Apple launches app to let users enroll in health studies

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple Inc on Thursday launched an app that will let users of its devices to enroll in three health studies, allowing them to share health-related data for medical research. The studies are conducted in partnership with research institutes, including Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the NIH’s National Institute of…

NASA prepares for complex series of spacewalks to repair AMS

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Two astronauts are set to begin a series of spacewalks this week to repair an instrument outside the International Space Station that was never designed to be serviced in orbit. At a pair of Nov. 12 press conferences, officials said that NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano…

Cyber bulling affects over 80% women in country

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The increasing use of social media has affected 80 percent of women across the country by any form of abuse through social media. According to report released by Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) on Tuesday that social media in country landscape is dominated by males as 77 percent of males were using facebook…

realme offering amazing discount on best-selling budget hero realme 5 at Daraz 11.11 sale

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: realme’s upward trajectory in Pakistan has been phenomenal since the brand’s entry last year, realme has been aggressive in its approach, launching successful budget to mid-range smartphones with an attractive spec sheet and affordable pricing. realme has made a name for itself by selling smartphones with powerful hardware at prices aggressive enough…

Health

Increased exercise over the age of 60 reduces risk of heart disease and stroke

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: People over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to findings from a study of over 1.1 million elderly people published in the European Heart Journal . The researchers in South Korea found that people who did less moderate or…

Listening to music while driving reduces cardiac stress

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk SAO PAULO: Stress while driving is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac complications such as heart attack (myocardial infarction), according to studies published in recent years. Selecting suitable driving music may be one way to mitigate this risk. A study by researchers at São Paulo State University…

Researchers suggest new theory for how Parkinson’s disease develops

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk HARVARD: The toxic protein behind Parkinson’s disease may not spread like an infection from nerve cell to nerve, according to a new theory by Technion and Harvard University scientists. Instead, the protein, called alpha-synuclein, may simultaneously affect all parts of the nervous system inside and outside of the brain. Their findings could change…

Three new cases of polio reported in KP, toll rise to 64

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Emergency Operations Center Khyber Pakhtunkhwa confirms detection of three polio cases from District Lakki Marwat raising the total count of polio cases to 64 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Stool Sample of the affected children were sent to National Institute of Health where wild polio virus was isolated from the stool samples of 32…

Speakers: Simple lifestyles can upbeat Breast Cancer

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speakers at the day-long seminar on ‘Breast Cancer’ urged the participants to adopt simple lifestyle to upbeat the lethal disease. The seminar titled “Symptoms of Breast Cancer and its early diagnosis” was organized jointly by the University of Agriculture, Peshawar (AUP), Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH), Peshawar and Pakistan Scientific Technology…

Anti-polio drive to start from 18th in Hazara

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Like other parts of the country four days anti-polio drive would kick off to give oral polio vaccine to 913312 children in the area. Health department has formed 3233 immunization teams while 735 static and 143 mobile centers would be established to vaccinate the children in all over Hazara division those would…

Travel

California’s Sonoma wine country reckons with wildfire damage to tourism economy

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk SONOMA: As ash settles from the recent wildfires in one of the world’s most recognizable wine regions, the battle-tested vintners now face another problem – discouraged tourists. The wildfires in California’s Sonoma County are among the largest and most intense in the state’s history. Fortunately for the wineries, the fires came at the…

Mexican Caribbean ramps up UK tourism presence

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk  MEXICO: Mexican Caribbean travel leaders including Quintana Roo Tourism Board director Dario Flota Ocampo, Secretary of Tourism Marisol Vanegas Perez, and state representatives concluded a successful appearance last week at London’s World Travel Market, focused on the region’s top European market. On the last day of the market, Vanegas Perez held a meeting…

Sudan looks to pyramids to attract tourism, hard currency

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk MEROE: Portuguese architect Tania Monteiro and her husband are almost alone as they tour Sudan’s pyramids, a world-class attraction long neglected by the world. “People are really, really nice, always very welcoming,” Monteiro said on a recent visit to Meroe, an ancient city on the east bank of the River Nile about 200…

South African Airways cancels flights amid strike

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at airports across South Africa on Friday after national flag carrier South African Airways (SAA) cancelled its flights due to a strike by thousands of its disgruntled workers. “The cancellation of flights for two days [Friday and Saturday] follows an announcement by the South African Cabin…

Tourist killed taking selfie at Thai waterfall

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk BANGKOK: A French tourist has died after falling from a waterfall while trying to take a selfie in Thailand, police said Friday. The accident happened Thursday afternoon on the tropical island of Koh Samui, whose palm-fringed, white-sand beaches are a magnet for both backpackers and high-end tourists. The 33-year-old man fell from Na…

Venice still needs tourists, say locals devastated by floods

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk VENICE: Sebastian Fagarazzi was walking from the bus terminus at Piazzale Roma to his home in Cannaregio at lunchtime Wednesday when he saw two tourists coming towards him, suitcases in hand, ready to flee the city. “They were looking at the cars, like, ‘Oh my god, it’s salvation,’” he said. But while images…

Articles

Humanitarian crisis in Indian Annexed Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

Iqbal Khan Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has expressed disappointment over the recent statement of Karen Pierce, president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), in which she said the council would not be discussing the Kashmir situation this month because the matter was taken up 11 weeks ago. “When will…

‘Hillary partisans’: Whistleblower’s Ukrainegate & Steele’s Russiagate used same playbook

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Ekaterina Blinova The involvement of the Ukrainegate whistleblower, nonprofit Values United, and their legal partners in a recent impeachment case bears strong resemblance to Fusion GPS and its contractor Christopher Steele’s Russiagate effort, says Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel, who alleges that Values United deserves IRS scrutiny as a potential fraud. On 12 November, Fox…

Only a presidential system can satisfy Iraqi protesters

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2019

Ali Abo Rezeg For weeks, Iraqi youth have taken to the streets to protest their country’s deteriorating situation on the economic, political and social levels. According to the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights, the second wave of protests, which erupted on Oct. 25, led to the deaths of 270 civilians with more than 12,500…

Economic aid and economic stability

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2019

Abdur Rahman Economic aid is not really a pertinent source of economic stability rather it is method to influence for achievement of desired goals and got way for meddling in internal affairs of recipient countries which turn cause worse complications. Through glance over history one can recognise the enigmatic contemporary world in its entirety. The…

Was Blackwater behind the collapse of Afghan peace talks?

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

Syed Fazl-E-Haider Pakistan’s diplomatic push to bring the Afghan peace process back on track has paved the way for the resumption of peace talks between the U.S and Afghan Taliban. The question, however, arises here: why were the peace talks canceled if they were to be restarted? The meeting in Islamabad on Oct. 4 between…

Sri Lanka presidential election: Choice becomes harder for minorities

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2019

Munza Mushtaq On eve of Nov. 16 presidential election, Sri Lankan minority communities, particularly Tamils and Muslims are confused and feel betrayed by the successive governments, for not attending to their issues. For Tamils, who are 12.6% of the 21 million population in the Buddhist majority island nation, the wounds of civil war are still…

Editorial

Western media report on Xinjiang lacks morality

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

The New York Times on Saturday disclosed more than 400 pages of “leaked files” from Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and maliciously attacked China’s governance in Xinjiang. Western public opinion used their value system to criticize the vocational education and training centers in Xinjiang. Some Western elites are eager to see Xinjiang engulfed in…

Curbing cross-border smuggling

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2019

The Prime Minister has given approval for raising a professionally competent and technically equipped Paramilitary Force to effectively control the menace of smuggling of foreign goods which leads to closure of local industry and cause colossal revenue losses to the national exchequer. The new anti-smuggling force will comprise 2000 highly trained and better equipped personnel.…

Wildlife protection

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Conservation of flora and fauna is inevitable for maintaining the ecological balance. However, rare species of wild life are becoming extinct because of unauthorized hunting and encroachment in areas under forests. Population of different species of wild mammals and birds is falling at a fast space due hunting and deforestation activities of timber mafia in…

Reviving investors’ confidence

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2019

Finance Advisor to the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh had two hours interaction with 50 business leaders of Overseas Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) to revive their confidence for investment in Pakistan. An assurance was given to them that current era of harsh fiscal and monetary adjustment will come to an end…

1.4b people firmly stand with Hongkongers

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2019

Rioters in Hong Kong have escalated their violence over the past few days. They are obviously attempting to intimidate citizens who love the country and Hong Kong, and silence pro-establishment politicians by creating black terror.   We hope all patriotic Hongkongers won’t be frightened and call on the police and citizens to work together to fight…

Curtailing fiscal deficit

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2019

State owned hemorrhaging enterprises is one of the major factors of mounting fiscal deficit which has projected to be over 7 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) during the current fiscal year despite improvement in domestic revenue mobalisation. In the past and even in the present government political expediency and vested interest has delayed…

Arts and Literature

OUP announces regional winners

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Oxford University Press, the world’s largest university press, today announced the names of winners of Oxford Big Read Asia, an annual reading and writing campaign for primary and secondary students. From Pakistan, Hasan Adil who studies in class 8 at Siddeeq Public School, Islamabad, won the Special Commendation prize in the Level…

Three-day book fair kicks off at AUP

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.R. Report PESHAWAR: The three-day 9th annual book fair, organized by the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT), University Campus, has kicked off here at the University of Agriculture, Peshawar (AUP). As many as fifty national as well as international book stalls have been set up at the university’s library lawn which were offering books on fifty percent…

A literary man in a political situation

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: On 27 November 1885, Alfred Nobel, a Swedish chemist and the inventor of the highly explosive substance known as dynamite, dedicated the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, to be awarded each year after his death, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. Since 1901,…

IJT photos exhibition shows Indian atrocities in IoK

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) on Monday organized a photo exhibition at the Peshawar University Teachers’ Association Chowk to express solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir. The exhibition, portraying the Indian forces atrocities on the innocent Kashmiris, attracted a large number of students including senior faculty members. Director Area Study…

Oxford University Press organizes its annual book fair

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The annual month-long Oxford Book Fair, organized by Oxford University Press (OUP), commenced on Friday and will continue till 30 November at the Oxford Bookshops in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahimyar Khan, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Quetta, Hyderabad, and Sukkur. The much-awaited yearly event offers huge discounts on an extensive…

Children’s Agency Central to CLF in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2019

Baela Raza Jamil We all agree that there is an urgency to build positive narratives in Pakistan that truly reflects the capabilities and spirit of our generations in the making. At the heart of each Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) lies the agency of the children themselves (3-18 years), and it was no different at the…