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Indus Water Treaty: Pakistan delegation arrives in Washington to discuss Indian violations with World Bank

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report WASHINGTON: Pakistan delegation arrived in Washington to talk with World Bank over the continuous violation of India over Indus Water Treaty agreement. The delegation will apprise the World Bank chief of Pakistan’s reservations over the issue and request the global financial institution to play its role as a guarantor. Pakistan officials will hold discussions […]

Javed wishes to complete probe against Bahria town within three months

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB)  Justice Javed Iqbal ordered NAB to start investigations against Bahria Town Karachi and Rawalpindi in the light of decision of Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. Investigation against Bahria Town Lahore may also be started. Chairman NAB has directed the respective Director General of NAB to complete the investigations […]

Imran Khan criticized Nawaz Sahrif for answering Accountability Court

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan embarrassed Nawaz Sharif for his answers to a questionnaire served to him by the accountability court. The PTI chief said that how shameful is it for a person, who became the prime minister of the country thrice, to say that Avenfield properties were owned by his sons, […]

ECP recommended 25,26 and 27 July dates for coming polls

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has recommended 25, 26 and 27 July  date for coming general election 2018 in the country. Sources informed The Frontier Post that the  ECP has forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain requesting him to set a date for the upcoming general election in the country under […]

PIA invites the royal family to visit northern Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has invited Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to visit the beautiful places of northern areas of Pakistan. PIA invite the royal family and post a picture of Princes Diana during her visit to Northern Areas of Pakistan and invite the new couples […]

PML-N will again be the ruling party in next poll:  Maryum Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P.Report CHISHTIAN:  Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday claimed that Pakistan Muslim Legue Nawaz will be again the ruling party in the next general election. This she said while addressing a public-gathering here in Chistian Monday. Maryam Nawaz said that the people of the country witness and know the development made […]

Global

IS claims responsibility

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a church in Russia’s Chechnya republic that killed three people, the group’s Amaq news agency said on Sunday. The group offered no evidence in support of the claim. Four people attacked the Orthodox church on Saturday, killing two policemen and a churchgoer, […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan pledges investment in Bosnia ahead of rally

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

SARAJEVO (Reuters): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who will on Sunday address in Sarajevo his supporters from across Europe ahead of a June 24 election, pledged a multi-billion investment in a key motorway connecting Belgrade and Sarajevo. Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital in what was officially described as a working visit, but the main event […]

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Palestinian leader Abbas hospitalised: Palestinian officials

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

RAMALLAH (Reuters): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized in the West Bank due to complications after minor surgery last week, a Palestinian official said on Sunday. It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been hospitalised in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was hospitalized again briefly overnight on Saturday/Sunday, […]

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Pakistan can do more for regional security: Pentagon

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White has said that Pakistan could certainly do more with respect to regional security. Briefing the media, she said Pakistan could certainly do more with respect to security within Afghanistan, and we would look to them and hope that they would both [Pakistan and Afghanistan] help, because they […]

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US, China back off on tariffs, easing trade tensions

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed Sunday that Washington and Beijing have agreed to back off from imposing tariffs on each other, a day after reaching an accord on slashing the American trade deficit with China. “We have made very meaningful progress and we agreed on a framework,” Mnuchin told Fox News Sunday. […]

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Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): A Muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said on Sunday, the latest vigilante murder over the animal considered sacred by Hindus. Siraj Khan, a 45-year-old tailor, was attacked in the Satna district of Madhya Pradesh state early Friday and died […]

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Pakistan

PPP Chairman Bilawal visits martyred Col. Sohail Abid’s residence

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday visited the residence of Shaheed Colonel Sohail Abid who was martyred during an operation against terrorists in Balochistan and condoled with his family including father and children in Islamabad. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari offered Fateha for the departed soul and prayed for grant […]

FIA busts gang involved in umrah scam, more than 6,000 passports recovered

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The FIA has recovered 6,000 passports from a gang involved in duping people into buying fake umrah packages from them. According to details, the FIA arrested a gang of three suspects who defrauded people by selling them fake umrah packages. This is the biggest scam in the history of Punjab as the […]

Two Pakistani brother killed in Johannesburg

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report JOHANNESBURG: Two Pakistani brothers were murdered during a robbery attempt in Johannesburg. Son of murdered man Raza Al-Mustafa, Farooq, said his father along with two uncles; Raza Al-Atta and Raza Al-Murtaza who were resided in Johannesburg for the past six years. Farooq informed his father was a former hockey player, and uncles had […]

PML-N’s social media team playing important role in spreading party message: Maryam Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Nawaz has said that social media team of the party are very strong and playing important role in spreading the party message to the people. She said this while interacting with the media representatives outside the accountability court on Tuesday in Islamabad where she appeared […]

Two motorcyclists killed in Rawalpindi road accident

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: At least two people were crushed to death after an over speeding truck hit by Dhok Kala Khan on Monday night highway in Rawalpindi. The bodies were shifted to nearby hospital by the residents and the identity of the deceased is not yet known. Meanwhile, as many as three people were injured […]

SC directs Talal to submit proof in his defence

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Monday directed Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry to submit evidence and list of witnesses in his defence in the contempt of court case till May 23. A three-member bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the contempt of court case against the PML-N leader for criticizing the […]

Afghanistan

Munira Yousufzada appointed as deputy governor Kabul

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has appointed a woman as the deputy governor of capital Kabul amid ongoing efforts to increase the role of women in the key leadership positions. The Independent Directorate of the Local Governance (IDLG) confirmed the appointment of Munira Yousufzada as Deputy Provincial Governor of Kabul today. According to a […]

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Ghani says ‘specter of violence haunts our lives’

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani returned to Kabul early Saturday morning after delivering a speech at the Extraordinary Islamic Summit Conference, Organization Of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Istanbul, the Presidential Palace confirmed. Addressing delegates at the conference, Ghani condemned this week’s killing of Palestinians by Israeli troops. “We are meeting in a time of […]

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Govt spokesmen criticized for ‘wrong information’ on Farah

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some spokesmen from key government organizations were criticized by journalists and activists for providing wrong information on social media about the fight in Farah City in the last three days. The Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish, Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish and President Ashraf Ghani’s deputy spokesman Shahussain Murtazawi posted photots on […]

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Taliban vows to step up attacks despite appeals to stop violence in Ramazan

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban group in Afghanistan has vowed to step up attacks despite the appeals made by the government and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan to respect the holy month of Ramazan and stop violence. “Islam’s major battles were fought in Ramazan like the Jang-e-Badr and the Conquest of Mecca. So […]

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India Test a big day for cricket in Afghanistan, says Rashid Khan

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan spin sensation Rashid Khan has said that the historic test match against India will be a big day for the cricket in Afghanistan. “It will be a big day for cricket in Afghanistan to play Test cricket against India. Really waiting for that… can’t wait to be called a Test […]

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Farah violence has links with water management issue

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami says the growing violence and recent war in western Farah province have links with issues surrounding the management of water resources. Gen. Bahrami made the remarks during a visit to Farah province where he was accompanied by other senior security officials including the commander […]

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Business

S. Korea’s LG Group chairman dies

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

SEOUL (Reuters): The chairman of LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who helped transform South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a battle with a brain disease. Koo, 73, had been ill for a year, LG Group said in a statement. Koo had been fighting a brain disease and had undergone […]

US and China stop imposing import tariffs

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: China and the US say they will stop imposing penalizing import tariffs, putting a possible trade war “on hold”. The deal came after talks in the US aimed at persuading China to buy $200bn (£148bn) of US goods and services and thereby reduce the trade imbalance. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did […]

US, China agree to ditch trade war: Beijing

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese state media reported Sunday. The announcement came after high-level talks in the US capital and followed months of tensions over what President Donald Trump has blasted as an unfair commercial relationship between […]

No help yet for Hong Kong stock market

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

HONG KONG (Agencies): The losing streak has hit three sessions for the Hong Kong stock market, which has stumbled almost 600 points or 2 percent in that span. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 30,940-point plateau and it may extend its losses again. The global forecast for the Asian markets is slightly […]

Deutsche Boerse to include tech stocks

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): Deutsche Boerse, the German stock exchange operator, is planning a major shakeup of the composition of three key indexes later this year that affects technology stocks. Technology shares will now be included in the midcap index MDAX and the smallcap index SDAX, Deutsche Boerse said. Previously, medium and small technology stocks were only […]

US, China talks focus on cutting trade gap

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters): China is “meeting many” Trump administration demands to cut its trade surplus with the United States, but a definitive deal to resolve deep trade differences could take a while to develop, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday. “China has come to trade,” Kudlow told reporters at the White House as […]

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Sports

Simona Halep beats Maria Sharapova to reach final

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ROME: Simona Halep profited from a miserable day on serve for Maria Sharapova to reach the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of the five-time Grand Slam winner on Saturday. The Romanian world number one will bid for the title on Sunday against Elina Svitolina in a repeat of last […]

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Chelsea edge Manchester United in Cup final with Hazard penalty

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely-expected to be manager Antonio Conte’s swansong on Saturday. The Belgian’s searing pace earned the spot-kick in the 21st minute after forcing Phil Jones into a desperate lunging tackle […]

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Focus set on improving batting, says Babar Azam

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan middle-order batsman Babar Azam has proffered information about how the team is preparing for the two-Test series against England, which commences from May 24. Azam, in an interview, revealed that Pakistan are paying special attention to improving their batting by spending a lot of time in the nets. Sarfraz Ahmed and […]

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Azhar Mahmood delves into Mohammad Amir’s swing issues

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Pakistan cricket bowling coach Azhar Mahmood revealed about the technical issues being faced by fast bowler Mohammad Amir, which has hindered the swinging ability of the bowler. Speaking to former Pakistan captain turned commentator Ramiz Raja, the former all-rounder was of the view that Amir has been bowling backward. He added that […]

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Nadal beats Djokovic to reach Italian Open final

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Rafael Nadal edged closer to reclaiming the world number one spot and the Internazionali d’Italia title with a thrilling 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 semi-final defeat of Novak Djokovic. Djokovic has found form on the red dirt this week, reaching a first ATP Tour semi-final of 2018, but Nadal – who lost his top-ranked status […]

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Sharapova supports Serena’s Wimbledon bid

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

ROME (Agencies): Maria Sharapova says she supports a Grand Slam seeding for longtime rival Serena Williams as the American tries to rebuild her career after giving birth nine months ago. The Russian, who reached the semi-finals of the Italian Open on Friday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-5 defeat of reigning Roland Garros winner Jelena […]

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Fashion

Shraddha Kapoor refuses to work with Sidharth Malhotra

By The Frontier Post | May 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shraddha Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra last appeared together in Mohit Suri’s Ek Villain. The duo’s chemistry was quite much loved by the audiences. Considering that response in mind, Ekta Kapoor decided to bring them back together on the big screen. The filmmaker even approached Shraddha for her film – Shotgun Shaadi opposite […]

Anurag Kashyap applauds Pakistani film ‘Cake’

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Asim Abbasi’s directorial debut Cake starring Sanam Saeed, Aamina Sheikh and Adnan Malik in lead roles has been winning the hearts of critics and fans worldwide. It has now emerged that Cake has found a fan across the border and that too in filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has several critically acclaimed films including Gangs of Wasseypur and Dev D to his […]

Iranian director gets standing ovation at Cannes film festival

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk CANNES: The new film by Iran’s Jafar Panahi, who is banned from leaving Iran, has premiered to a standing ovation at the Cannes film festival, with a seat left symbolically empty for the dissident director. Panahi’s children and the cast of Three Faces, which is vying for the Palme d’Or top prize, were welcomed with […]

Male stars needs to play role about equality of women in film industry: Salma Hayek

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk CANNES: Hollywood star Salma Hayek said Sunday that male stars will have to take pay cuts if they are serious about equality for women. The Mexican-born actress, a leading voice in the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, said highly-paid male stars would have to make sacrifices. “It is not just the producers” who have […]

John Abraham rejects rumor of working in anti-Pakistan film

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parmanu, The Story Of Pokhran, a Bollywood movie on India’s nuclear test in 1998, will release across 300 screens in Pakistan, said director Abhishek Sharma on Friday. At the film’s trailer launch, the team was asked about plans for the film’s release in Pakistan. “It’s coming in 300 screens in Pakistan,” director […]

Himesh Reshammiya tie the knot with girlfriend Sonia Kapoor

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood singer Himesh Reshammiya has tied the knot with television actress Sonia Kapoor in a private ceremony at his residence in the presence of close friends and family. Taking to social networking site, the singer captioned their wedding picture as “Togetherness is bliss!” It is believed that Himesh and Sonia have been […]

Technology

Smartphone makers offering devices with more memory to attract customers

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL/SINGAPORE: Investors in global chipmakers have had a rocky ride in the last few months on worries about a slowing smartphone market, but a clamor for more video content from consumers is underpinning buoyant sales for memory-chip makers. Indeed, the earnings reports of various chipmakers and smartphone companies in the past month tell a […]

WhatsApp to allow advertisements on its platform claims Facebook

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: We may soon see ads on popular messenger WhatsApp. The parent company Facebook plans on opening up the WhatsApp more to advertisers. Moreover, Facebook had announced a redesign of Messenger at its developer conference earlier last week. The speculations around the messenger app would be showing ads grew after WhatsApp founder Jan […]

Facebook privacy: Survey suggests continuing US loyalty

By The Frontier Post | May 7, 2018

NEW YOKR (BBC News): Most Facebook users in the US remain loyal, despite the recent data sharing scandal involving a political consultancy firm, a poll suggests. Facebook admitted last month that the data of 87 million users had been improperly shared with the UK-based firm, Cambridge Analytica. The Reuters/Ipsos survey found no clear loss or […]

Toyota all set to start test self-driving cars

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk DETROIT: Toyota is going all-in on autonomous vehicles, announcing plans to open a center this year to test driving scenarios too dangerous to perform on public roads. The new test center, which will be operated by the Toyota Research Institute, will be built in Ottawa Lake, Michigan, outside Detroit and not far from […]

Pentagon terms Huawei, ZTE phones security risk

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE after the Pentagon said the devices pose an “unacceptable” security risk. Concerns have heightened at the Pentagon about consumer electronics being used to snoop on or track service members. “Huawei and ZTE devices […]

Twitter advises users to change passwords after fault

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”. The social network disclosed the issue in a blog post and series of […]

Health

90% world population breathing polluted air: WHO

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually. Fresh data from the UN health body showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the […]

Baking soda can be helpful in combating rheumatoid arthritis

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Drinking baking soda daily may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, say scientists. While the immune system normally protects us from disease and infection, in someone who has an autoimmune disease the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body by mistake. Drinking baking soda, or sodium […]

Researchers identify 44 genetic risk factors of depression

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry at least some of them. The new findings could help explain why not everyone treated with antidepressants sees their condition improve, the scientists said, and could also point the way […]

Zimbabwe govt to issue cannabis licenses to growers

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk HARARE: Zimbabweans can now apply for licenses to grow cannabis for medical and research purposes, the government has said in a legal notice, making the southern African nation the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of the plant. Lesotho last year announced the continent’s first license to grow cannabis legally. Until […]

Healthy eating habits can reduce of liver disease

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFDL), which is usually […]

Women can avoid fatal consequences by overcoming shyness, ignoring taboos

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Whereas, breast cancer is the most prevalent disease among women worldwide, in Pakistan one out of eight women suffer from this life threatening disease. Devouring thousands of women annually, this killer disease can only be cured 100 % by early detection and by consulting the doctor right away. This was the crux […]

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Travel

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

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

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

Looking for inspiration for Easter – and beyond?

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

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

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Article

Zakat: Trickle-up economics!

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Hatem Bazian The commentaries on Quranic and Hadith texts extol the benefits of Zakat and provide an extensive rationalization for its institution as a pillar of Islam. Some benefits include Zakat’s impacts on fostering social cohesion, providing a safety net for the poor, and forcing capital circulation in the market. Zakat, as annual stimuli to […]

Macron, Trump and grand bargain with Iran

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain With an agreement that increasingly resembles the Grand Bargain that former President Barack Obama once offered Iran, French President Emmanuel Macron presented his American counterpart Donald Trump with “a save-face exit”, should Trump decide to extend — for the fourth time since his election — a waiver for many of the sanctions America […]

Why is Facebook silencing Palestinian voices for Israel?

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

  Nighat Dad Facebook wanted to usher in a brave new world. The free flow of information between people would challenge the ossified power of traditional media. Yet Facebook now finds itself creating a world it aimed to challenge, but with it now on top. News broke in December last year suggesting that Facebook was […]

Is the Trump-Macron friendship real?

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Alexander Seale What’s behind Emmanuel Macron’s courting of US President Donald Trump? At odds on a number of issues outside the sphere of Syria and the historical alliance of the two nations, this doesn’t seem like a natural friendship French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Washington on Monday for a three-day state visit, which is […]

Confused priorities of Afghan leadership

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Iqbal Khan As regards the political aspect of peace efforts in Afghanistan, reportedly, Taliban have rejected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s offer to take part in the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections. On military side, once looked down upon as rag tag militia, frequency of the Taliban attacking foreign occupation forces as well as the […]

Saudi Arabia and Iran: Two pains in the neck

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Yusuf Kaplan Saudi Arabia “boiled over” the previous night. U.S. media suddenly spread coup rumors in the country. To be honest, a “coup” did happen in the country, but it happened a while ago. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was placed in a position by the Jewish power in the U.S. to control everything in […]

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Editorial

Budget 2018-2019

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

The next annual budget apparently appears a relief oriented document but in fact it is a sugarcoated bitter pill which has been very shrewdly pushed down the throats of the people from different segments of the society. The 5.247 trillion budget is an inflationary recipe as its proposed taxation measures outweighs the relief offered to […]

Painting a rosy picture

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

At the launching of Economic Survey for 2017-18, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal in his usual verbose style claimed that economy has performed well by posting a 5.8 percent growth and the GDP growth target of 6.1 percent could have been achieved if political stability has remained during the last 12 months. But he furiously backtracked […]

PSDP approval

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

The Chief Ministers of three small provinces boycotted the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) chaired by the Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday, which approved Rs. 1.o3o trillion federal development budget for the next fiscal year. However a top official of the ministry of finance made a counter claim after the NEC […]

National water policy

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Chaired by the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and with Chief Ministers of four provinces in attendance, 37th meeting of the Council of Common Interest (CCI) approved the first ever water policy of the country. Apparently, the salient features of the policy are very impressive. It includes: water use and allocation on priority; integrated planning […]

Subversive stratagem

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

The past 70 years history of the country bears testimony to fact that political parties melted away when the founding members and sincere cadres were victimized and humiliated by the new entrants who then occupied high offices in the party and the government. After the independence of Pakistan, Muslim league lost strength after the induction […]

Pre-poll violence in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Independent Election Commission has announced the schedule for polls of Wolesi Jirga and district councils in Afghanistan which will be held on October 20 and the results will be announced on November 10 and December 20 respectively. But the trend of violence in this war torn country is also on the rise to prevent the […]

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