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PM chairs meeting on law and order

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired meeting on law and order at Karachi Sunday. The meeting was attended by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Commander 5 Corp Lt. Gen. Hamayun Aziz, Chief Secretary Sindh Maj. (R) Azam Sulaiman Khan, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Sualeh Farooqi, DG Rangers Maj. […]

Pakistan, Afghanistan to advance reconciliation process: foreign minister

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Terming his visit to Kabul very advantageous, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan, Afghanistan have decided to strengthen contacts and advance the reconciliation process. “The clouds of fear have faded away,” he said while talking to a news channel. Qureshi said he finalized few things during his meetings with […]

Zardari, Bilawal meet Nawaz to extend condolences on Kulsoom’s demise

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari met ex-premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday to extend condolences on Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise. PPP Chairman Bilawal and Zardari were accompanied by a PPP delegation during their visit to Jati Umrah. In the meeting, the PPP leaders expressed […]

Hospitals should not exceed limit set by PMDC when charging patients: CJP

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Hospitals should not charge patients more than the rate set by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council for treatment, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Sunday. While hearing a case against private hospital owners for charging exorbitant fees from patients for medical treatment, the chief justice told Doctors Hospital […]

NAB moves SC against IHC decision to hear Sharifs’ petitions

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accoun­tability Bureau (NAB) chairman Javed Iqbal approached the Supreme Court of Pakistan pleading to set aside the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision to proceed with the petitions of convicted Sharifs for the suspension of verdict given by an accountability court in the Avenfield case. NAB’s application rather requested the apex court […]

20 injured as passenger train derails near Kalabagh

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report MIANWALI: At least 20 people sustained injuries when the engine and seven coaches of a passenger train derailed near Kalabagh town of Mianwali district early Sunday morning. According to rescue sources, the engine and seven cars of Khushal Khan Khattak Express slipped off the rails near Kalabagh at around 5:00am. As a result, […]

Global

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest: ministry

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

GAZA (AFP): A Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli forces last month during protests and clashes along the Gaza border, the health ministry in the enclave said. Saheeb Abu Kashef, 16, died late Saturday after being shot on August 3 east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, according to the […]

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London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become “mired in confusion and deadlock” and was leading the country down a damaging path. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29. But with Prime Minister […]

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Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; six dead

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters): Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, toppling trees, cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses while causing at least six deaths. Florence’s intensity has diminished since it roared ashore along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast […]

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Three Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

GAZA CITY (AFP): Three Palestinians, including a 12-year-old, were shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry in the Hamas-run enclave said. The ministry said 12-year-old Shadi Abdel Aal was shot east of Jabalia in northern Gaza. It had previously said he was 14 and a […]

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China, Pakistan remain on same page in regard to CPEC: Chinese media

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

BEIJING (APP): China and Pakistan remain on the same page in regard to the Belt and Road Initiative mega-project and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In the last few days, top-level consultations have resulted in even better synergy between the two countries, dispelling any doubts about continuity in government policies, according to an article of […]

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Turkish police detain hundreds of protesting airport workers

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters): Turkish police have detained hundreds of workers protesting over labor conditions at Istanbul’s new airport, a giant project championed by President Tayyip Erdogan and due to open next month, a union leader said on Saturday. The protest broke out after a shuttle bus accident on Friday in which 17 workers were injured, said […]

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Pakistan

Aamir Khan claims Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis to be given to MQM-P

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Aamir Khan on Monday claimed his party will be given the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis. Speaking to journalists informally outside the Sindh High Court today, Khan revealed the news while adding that MQM-P will name Syed Aminul Haque as its candidate for Minister of Overseas […]

MNA Ali Muhammad Khan takes oath as minister of state for parliamentary affairs

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly (MNA) Ali Muhammad Khan took oath as minister of state for parliamentary affairs on Monday. President Arif Alvi took oath from the PTI’s Ali Muhammad Khan in a ceremony held at President House. After taking the oath, Ali Muhammad wrote on his twitter that “Thank you PM Imran Khan […]

Two more die of malnutrition in Tharparkar

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: As many as two more children succumbed to malnutrition in Tharparkar region of Sindh and raised the death toll to 28 for this month. According to details, the toll of children dying for various reasons in Sindh’s Tharparker region continues and the health department told that the deaths took place at Civil […]

SC bans commercialisation of properties in city

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC) Sunday banned commercialisation of all sorts of properties in the city. The bench hinted at forming a larger bench for hearing the matter and observed that commercialisation policy could be struck down. The court also sought all record from the authority in this regard on urgent basis. The […]

PTI to prove its popularity again in by-polls: Aleem

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Minister Punjab and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf provincial president Abdul Aleem Khan has said that the PTI will prove its popularity in the by-elections also. He said that people would vote for their national hero Prime Minister Imran Khan, adding that the incumbent government had started fulfilling its promises as austerity and saving […]

Need to play proactive role for developed Pakistan: Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said that all of us have to play our proactive role for the development of New Pakistan which will be independent, economically stable, developed and prosperous. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Sardar Usman Buzdar said that vision of PM Imran Khan is the assurance […]

Afghanistan

Momand Dara protest called off; highway reopens

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: After the appointment of a probe committee, the Shinwari tribe has ended its protest and the Jalalabad-Torkham highway has reopened, officials said on Thursday. Led by Provincial Peace Committee chief Haji Malik Nazir, the body persuaded the Shinwari tribespeople to call off their demonstration against Afghan Local police (ALP) Commander for Achin […]

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Govt to respond to recommendations, needs of armed forces, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has vowed that the government would respond to the recommendations and needs of the armed forces. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Ghani made the remarks during a video teleconference meeting with the civilian and military officials of Balkh, Faryab, Frah, and […]

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Govt yet to implement promises on free, fair polls

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Head of the Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said US efforts in Afghanistan yield no results and alleged stickers had been attached on millions of fraud Tazkeras in an attempt to rig the upcoming polls. Addressing media persons here, Hekmatyar expressed concern over the attachment of stickers on millions of fake Tazkera […]

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President stresses improved health services

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has stressed the need for improving basic health services at hospitals and modification of the procurement process. His office said on Wednesday Ghani made the remarks during a meeting with health officials and representatives of international organisations. Changes should be introduced to improve health services, he said. “We want […]

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IECC asked to share evidence against disqualified candidates

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday asked the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) to share documents and evidence that led to the disqualification of 35 individuals from contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections. The IECC on August 11th removed the names of 35 candidates from the final list of candidates, saying they could not […]

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US stoutly supports Afghan-India trade show

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States on Wednesday affirmed its stout support for the second annual India-Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show. Sponsored by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the event opened in the Indian city of Mumbai Wednesday. US Ambassador John R. Bass promised Washington’s support for efforts at expanding the Afghan […]

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Business

SPI based inflation witnesses 0.20% increased

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on September 13 for the combined income group registered nominal increase of 0.20 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 228.02 points against 227.57 points registered in the […]

PTCL enters into agreement with Dell EMC

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) has entered into an Enterprise Class Infrastructure Solutions Provider agreement with Dell EMC to enhance IT transformation process of businesses across Pakistan. Under this partnership, PTCL will provide Dell EMC infrastructure solution and services to companies and businesses nationwide. These solutions will help organizations in their business […]

New Delhi needs to be alert over rupee: Economic panel member

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): India needs to be extremely vigilant to check weakness in the rupee and the task was to minimise volatility and avoid contagion to other macro policies, a member of the prime minister’s economic advisory panel said on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet officials on Saturday to decide ways […]

Oil prices recover on supply concerns

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Oil on Friday clawed back some of its losses from the previous session, when prices fell the most in a month, as concerns about oil supply are countering worries that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent demand. Brent crude was up 8 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $78.26 a barrel by […]

World trade system needs reform: China

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): The current world trade system is not perfect, and China supports reforms to it, including to the World Trade Organisation, to make it fairer and more effective, Beijing’s top diplomat said. China is locked in a bitter trade war with the United States and has vowed repeatedly to uphold the multilateral trading system […]

GM to recall more than one million vehicles in the US

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): General Motors Co is recalling more than 1 million pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles in the United States due to issues with a temporary loss of power steering, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. The problem may cause difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of […]

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Sports

Egypt wins both Men, Women Squash Championships

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Egyptian Youseff Soliman won the final match of the Serena Hotels Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship for Men played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad. Air Marshal Arshad Malik, Vice Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief Guest at the occasion. The Chief Guest awarded trophies to the players. Foreign […]

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Imamul Haq’s befitting response leaves Indian journalist dumbfounded

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan opener Imamul Haq’s befitting response to an Indian journalist has become the talk of the town ahead of the Asia Cup in United Arab Emirates (UAE). During a media talk after Pakistan’s training session at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Academy in Dubai, Imam was asked whether his sleeping habits were […]

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Kimi Raikkonen top as Sebastian Vettel hits wall

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen led Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes by just 0.011 seconds in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel was ninth after hitting the wall and damaging his car’s right rear corner. Vettel was one corner from the end of a lap that looked set to put him […]

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PCB setup World Cricket Academy in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

PESHAWAR (APP): Like other part of the country, the Pakistan Cricket Board Friday setup Women Cricket Academy in City under the newly introduced plan for up-boosting the overall women cricket activities. Talking to APP, Cricket Coordinator Peshawar Raham Bibi disclosed that for running the affairs of the Women Cricket Academy the Pakistan Cricket Board has […]

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Steyn back in South Africa one-day squad after 2-year absence

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

CAPE TOWN (Agencies): Fast bowler Dale Steyn was on Friday named in a 16-man South African squad for three one-day internationals against Zimbabwe, starting on September 30. Steyn, 35, has been plagued by injuries in recent years and has not played in a one-day international since October 2016. But he recently stated his determination to […]

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Japan’s Osaka has ‘no regrets’ over chaotic US Open final

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Japan’s Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American’s furious row with the chair umpire. The 20-year-old melted hearts when she broke down sobbing after thrashing her idol 6-2, 6-4 to become Japan’s first Grand Slam singles champion in New York […]

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Fashion

Tara Sutaria is no more a part of Arjun Reddy

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Starting out as a Disney star, Tara Sutaria has come a long way since. She will be making her Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year 2. The film also stars Tiger Shroff and debutant Ananya Pandey and is directed by Punit Malhotra. Even before the release of her debut, […]

Allu Arjun to make a Bollywood debut from ‘83’

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the most popular stars down South, Allu Arjun was last seen in Naa Peru Surya which performed decently at the box-office. Prepping up for his next with filmmaker Vikram K Kumar, as well as gearing up for his Tamil debut in Linguswamy directorial, Allu Arjun is one busy man. In […]

‘Stree’ earns Rs 60 crore in first week

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hardly a horror-comedy comes by in Bollywood that is so true to its genre that the audience is scared for a second and laughing on the other. Amar Kaushik’s directorial venture Stree is just that. It has impressed the audience with its content and punch lines that’ll make you have a good […]

Varun Dhawan to start a production house with father David Dhawan

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan is gearing up to collaborate with father David Dhawan for a third time after Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2. Reportedly, the young star will join his father and elder brother, filmmaker Rohit, to launch their own production house. Their No 1 series will be the first project to roll […]

Court allows Salman Khan to travel abroad

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There’s positive news coming in for Bollywood actor Salman Khan. He will not be required to take permission from the court every time he travels abroad as a sessions court on Wednesday granted an application moved by him in this regard. The sessions court is hearing the appeal against a five-year sentence […]

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor blessed with a baby boy

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parents to their two-year-old baby girl – Misha Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, and Mira Kapoor finally welcomed their second child last night at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Blessed with a baby boy this time around, it sure has become an adorable family of four now. Mira Kapoor was admitted in the hospital last […]

Technology

Digital banking moving nation towards paperless economy

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The emerging trends of digital transactions offered by various banks vitally contribution towards boosting paperless economy. Cashless transactions are becoming the most favorable mode of transactions throughout the world and the effects are also visible in Pakistan. A spokesperson Information Technology ministry Saghair Watto said, “Availability of 3G and 4G service and […]

Huawei to launch window for Mate 20 series

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Huawei has announced that its Kirin 980 chipset will power the Mate 20 series of flagship phablets. The processor will be the first commercially available 7nm smartphone chipset as well. “According to Mr. Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei CBG [consumer business group – ed], Huawei will unveil the Kirin 980 at IFA, which will be the […]

Motorola phone ‘brazen copy’ of iPhone X

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Smartphone brand Motorola has been criticised for revealing a “shameless” copy of the iPhone X as its new model. Many phone-makers have copied the look of the iPhone X, which has a smaller bezel around the screen and a “notch” at the top that houses a camera. However, reviewers said the new […]

Objectionable content: PTA demands to ban Twitter in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Twitter might be banned in Pakistan as Government couldn’t force twitter to work in the constitutional realm of legitimate free speech. PTA asked to ban Twitter in Pakistan as it doesn’t respond to Government’s Demands. Ban Twitter in Pakistan for Not Responding to Government Demands On Cabinet Secretariat, PTA informed Standing Com­mittee […]

Pak’s satellites PRSS- 1, PakTES-1A become fully operational

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After the successful tests in the orbit, Pakistan’s first Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) and Pakistan’s indigenous Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) beca-me fully operational on Tues-day. The control of PRSS-1 Satellite was successfully transferred to Ground Control Stations in Pakistan, a statement issued by the Planning Commission here said. The satellites were successfully […]

Android devices are at risk of attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: With hacking incidents happening more frequently, the last thing you want to hear is that your phone is not secure. According to a report by Security firm Kryptowire, Android’s open operating system may be open to vulnerabilities. The security firm ran tests on 10 devices running the Android OS and found that […]

Health

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 […]

10 dead in Ebola flareup in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

BENI (AFP): Ten people have died in an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a toll issued Friday that said 27 other deaths were suspected to be Ebola-related. Forty-four confirmed and probable cases have been recorded since the disease broke out in the province of North Kivu on August 1, […]

‘KP has a high ration of stunting among children’

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Participants at workshop stressed media persons to create awareness among the masses to counter the persistent dilemma of mal-nutrition in the country and stressed a strong political-well to allocate funds for the most vulnerable districts of the country. Role of media for highlighting impact of malnutrition was discussed in a meeting organized […]

Long work hours may hike women’s diabetes risk by 70%

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Women who work for 45 hours or more a week may be associated with nearly 70 per cent increased risk of diabetes as compared to men or women who worked for 30 to 40 hours a week, a study has found. Longer-working men however did not face this risk. While it is […]

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Travel

Frontier Airlines offers cheap flights around US

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ORLANDO: Frontier Airlines is having a sale on flights around the U.S., with deals starting at $20. The cheapest flights include $20 fares between Atlanta and Cincinnati, Greenville and Orlando, Oklahoma City and San Antonio, and more. For $24, book a flight between Austin and Tampa, Jacksonville and Austin, or to Orlando from […]

Emirates wins world’s best inflight entertainment award for 14th consecutive

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates has won world’s best inflight entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018. The airline also secured a service excellence award for best airline staff service in the Middle East this year. The Awards are considered a global benchmark of airline excellence. […]

Bodrum town on Aegean shore attracts tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUGLA: Turkey’s popular resort town on the Aegean shore, Bodrum, attracts tourists from all over the world with its unique landscape, white summer houses and local hospitality, the town’s mayor said. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Bodrum Mayor Mehmet Kocadon said families love varied attractions in Bodrum in southwestern Mugla province and […]

Sichuan Airlines to purchase 10 more Airbus A350 XWBs

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Airbus confirmed at the Farnborough Airshow a deal agreed earlier in 2018 that Sichuan Airlines, based in the Southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, has selected the A350 XWB to become the latest aircraft in its fleet. Sichuan Airlines operates the largest all-Airbus fleet in China with over 130 Airbus family aircraft. In […]

Heathrow to be the world’s biggest Airport

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A controversial decision by British lawmakers will make Heathrow Airport the world’s biggest airport in terms of traffic, CNN reported. At the moment, the world’s largest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a capacity of 104 million. The new proposal would increase passenger capacity from 80 million to 110 million by […]

Tourists warned of increase in crime by hotel rats’ gangs in Paris

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Visitors to Paris this summer have been put on alert after a raft of thefts targeting tourists by a gang of petty thieves dubbed “hotel rats”. The criminals operate by blending in with visitors – both on the streets and in hotel lobbies – before stealthily picking pockets, swiping valuables and stealing […]

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Article

When Muslims condemn terrorism, does it matter?

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Faisal Ali Heraa Hashmi was propelled into the public eye when she compiled a worldwide list of as many different instances as she could find of Muslims condemning terrorism. A Muslim-American of Indian ancestry, Heraa was moved to action following a disappointing conversation with a classmate who wondered why Muslims are so silent about the […]

Eid: Gaining proximity to God and one another

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Ibrahim Kalin Muslims celebrate today as Eid al-Adha, the day of pilgrimage, sacrifice and devotion. This is the day when Prophet Abraham proved his devotion to God, setting an example for the generations to come. This is a day of joy, celebration and remembrance. Given the realities of the Muslim world at present, however, one […]

Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

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

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

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

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

National priorities for new Government

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

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

A sea and thousands of concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

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

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Editorial

Regional Afghan peace initiatives

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

In sharp contrast to the ambivalent stance of the United States on Afghan peace process both Moscow and Beijing are making serious efforts in the pursuit of Afghan peace process. Russia has once again invited the Taliban to participate in the peace talks being held in Moscow on 4th September, in which the representatives of […]

Foreign policy reorientation

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has expressed the resolve for reorientation of foreign policy with the sole objective of “Pakistan first.”It reflects the end of docile foreign policy pursued by PML-N government with a subservient role viz-a-viz the United States and playing a second fiddle role versus India, rather corroborating the Indian narrative against Pakistan […]

PMs’ vision, beginning of new era

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Prime Minister’s Imran Khan maiden address to the nation, broadcast last night, was itself as an ocean in the glass. He touched upon the basic problems confronting the people; economic challenges faced by the country, and realistic optimism to overcome these challenges. Every word of it was flowing out from the core of his heart. […]

Cabinet of honest professionals

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

The federal cabinet members of the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf government comprise honest, intelligent and dedicated professionals. They include technocrats, legal expert of outstanding caliber and politicians of international stature. Majority of the cabinet members had shown wonderful performance in the government of President Musharraf, which was characterized by booming economy, low power and gas tariffs, high […]

Holding Pakistan on a pedestal

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

It appears that Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is showing no leniency to the government of Pakistan to put in place an effective administrative and legal framework for curbing anti money laundering and strengthening the counter terrorism regime. The first review to monitor its compliance with counter terror financing and money laundering action plan has […]

A genuine demand

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

The last PML-N government kept the CPEC agreement wrapped in absolute secrecy and mystery and all along tried to evade the queries and concerns about the Nitti Gritty of this project by shallow verbosity and rhetoric. This remained a matter of great concern among all stake holders and people of the country. Now a strong […]

Letters to Editor

Testing

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

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