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Responsible of SP Dawar’s murder to be made an example: Afridi

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shahryar Khan Afridi has said that some forces trying to destabilize Pakistan by targeting our brave soldiers and policemen. This he said while answering to a question on Thursday regarding the martyrdom of Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar. Minister told the Upper House that the martyred […]

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PM orders immediate inquiry into SP Tahir Dawar brutal murder

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered immediate inquiry of the brutal murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar, who was abducted from Islamabad last month and found dead in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan in his tweet on Thursday, said that  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has been directed to coordinate with […]

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Nawaz Sharif appears before court to continue record statement in Al-Azizia reference

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif has appeared before the accountability court in Islamabad on Thursday to continue recording his statement in the Al-Azizia reference. Accountability court Judge Arshad Malik is conducting the hearings, strict security arrangements were put in place when the former premier appeared before the court […]

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“Afridi should not play with the emotions of Kashmiris” says AJK PM  

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Farooq Haider has criticized former cricketer Shahid Afridi for his controversial remarks on Kashmir, on Thursday. Earlier, a video of Shahid Afridi went viral and made headlines in the media; Afridi could be heard saying, “Pakistan is unable to take care of these […]

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By-polls: Polling underway for two Punjab senate seats

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Voting for two seats from Punjab including a general and woman reserved seat underway at the Punjab Assembly building on Thursday. Spokesperson of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) told media that the voting will be continue uninterruptedly from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tahir Khalil Sindhu of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was first […]

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Power sharing deal with Taliban under way

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: As the discussion of the postponement of upcoming Afghan presidential elections continue, rumors are ripe that the US government is also considering giving Taliban some sort of power sharing deal in the next government in Afghanistan. In reply to a question, US department of state spokesperson Heather Nauert said   that Washington was […]

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Global

Persecution of Rohingya is ‘without excuse’: Pence

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SINGAPORE: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday openly criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against Rohingya Muslims. Pence and Suu Kyi met on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore on Wednesday. “The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in driving 700,000 Rohingya to […]

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US Congress report accuses China of using belt & road as excuse for bases abroad

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): The new congressional report was released shortly after Vice-President Mike Pence threatened Beijing with a “cold war scenario” unless Beijing was “willing to make massive changes” in “its economic, military and political activities.” The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a bipartisan congressional panel charged with monitoring the security implications of US-China trade, […]

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Crucial Brexit talks get underway in London

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A key meeting of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet on Wednesday got underway to discuss the draft Brexit agreement, reached by negotiators in Brussels last week. Calling for a crucial Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, May had said a draft agreement on Brexit has been reached with the EU negotiators in a major […]

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Israeli PM defends Gaza ceasefire deal

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday defended a cease-fire agreement with Palestinian resistance factions in the blockaded Gaza Strip. “At these times, the true leadership does not do the easy thing, but the right thing, even if it is hard,” Netanyahu said in a statement. “The leadership always stands up to criticism […]

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Iran executes ‘Sultan of Gold Coin’

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian authorities on Wednesday executed a gold dealer known as “Sultan of Gold Coin” for allegedly “disrupting” the country’s economic system. Vahid Mazloumin and his assistant Mohammed-Esmaeil Qassemi were hanged in the capital Tehran, the official Iranian television said. Mazloumin and his assistant were arrested by Iranian authorities in July for allegedly […]

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Kenyan judge sentences two cops to death

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters): A Kenyan judge on Wednesday sentenced two police officers to death for killing a colleague and two civilians in 2014. The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force but officers were rarely […]

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Pakistan

Promotion of societal norms of tolerance needs of the hour: CM

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that promotion of societal norms of tolerance and patience is the needs of the hour as societies are ruined due to intolerance. In his message, Chief Minister said that a peaceful society can be formed by promoting passions of tolerance, patience and harmony at […]

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ANP submits adjournment motion in KP assembly

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Awami National Party has submitted adjournment motion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for in-camera briefing at assembly regarding slain SP Tahir Dawar killing and recovering of his body from Afghanistan. Parliamentary Leader of ANP, Sardar Hussain Babak said that debate should be held in the house that how the abductors of slain SP, […]

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Asfandyar for inquiry over crossing of Tahir’s abductors to Ningarhar

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Central President of Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan has demanded for holding inquiry into how the abductors of slain SP, Tahir Khan Dawar reached Ningarhar province of Afghanistan from Islamabad. In a press statement issued here on Thursday, ANP chief said government should investigate and share details behind abduction and […]

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Students compelled to study under open sky

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: Around 70 students walk three kilometers to a community school without classrooms that has been educating the children of Union Council Mirzadher village Isogy for the past 11 years. This open-air school was established in 2009, there is no boundary wall, toilets or any other facility associated with the school, but […]

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Pakistan gives importance to ties with Korea: Speaker

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The Ambassador of Republic of Korea Mr. Kwak Sung-Kya called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser at Parliament House on Thursday. The matters relating to bilateral relations, important regional and international issues were discussed in the meeting. Talking to Ambassador, the Speaker said that Pakistan gives immense important to its relations with Republic […]

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Saw dictatorship, will also combat this ‘fake’ rule: Hamza

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and opposition leader in Punjab Assembly  Hamza Shehbaz on Thursday said that the party has seen the times of dictatorship and they will now combat this “fake’ rule in the country. Speaking to a private TV channel Hamza said, “During Musharraf’s era we underwent accountability for ten […]

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Afghanistan

Ghani restricts authorities in procurement division

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has restricted the authorities of all governmental institutions in procurement division and has released a new decree authorizing the national procurement department of taking charge of all procurement related issues of the ministries and institutions. According to reports, the ministries and government institutions earlier had the authority to […]

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Violence displaces over 5,000 families in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KABUL (AA): The UN in Afghanistan confirmed on Wednesday the latest clashes in Malistan and Jaghori districts in central Ghazni province have displaced more than 5,000 families in the war-torn country. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) noted in a statement that the families are on the run, seeking shelter in […]

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Police foil bomb plot in Herat

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: Police forces have thwarted a bomb plot they found near a mosque on Wednesday. Police spokesman Farzad Frotan said police recovered and defused the explosives in limits of 3rd police district. The explosives were placed inside a garden near to Jawadia mosque. No arrested was made in this regard, he added. […]

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Power sharing deal with Taliban under way

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: As the discussion of the postponement of upcoming Afghan presidential elections continue, rumors are ripe that the US government is also considering giving Taliban some sort of power sharing deal in the next government in Afghanistan. In reply to a question, US department of state spokesperson Heather Nauert said   that Washington was […]

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Taliban hope release of prisoners in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Terming the release of inmates from prisons as a positive initiative for trust building, the Taliban on Tuesday (November 13) hoped the inmates would also be set free from the detentions centers in Bagram and Pule Charkhi. The government of Pakistan released Taliban’s former second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and another key […]

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Taliban, Afghan police suffer casualties in Zabul

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: Taliban and Afghan police personnel suffered casualties in a clash in Mezana district in Zabul province. Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Nawa Alam Gul area, two kilometers west of Mezana district today, district governor Mullah Muhammad Zarif told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). Fresh troops led by security in-charge Ghulam Jilani Farahi reached […]

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Business

Europe’s air passenger traffic grows in Q3

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Air passenger traffic in Europe grew 5 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, an airport authority said on Wednesday. “Passenger traffic growth in the EU market stood at 4.6 percent in the third quarter, remaining consistently stable over the 3-months period,” Airports Council International (ACI) Europe said in a statement. Airports […]

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Oil plunges 7 percent as outlook dims

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Oil markets fell again on Wednesday, extending losses from a 7 percent plunge the previous session as surging supply and the specter of faltering demand scared off investors. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $55.26 per barrel at 0600 GMT, down 43 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last […]

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Singapore Airlines profit plunge after steep rise in oil prices

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Singapore Airlines warned of challenging conditions ahead after the steep rise in oil prices and stiff competition in major markets resulted in quarterly earnings that were just a fifth of year-ago levels. While bookings are expected to be stronger, headwinds continue to persist in the form of cost pressures, Singapore’s flag carrier said […]

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Gold prices edge up after one-month low

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday as investors resorted to bargain-hunting after the precious metal fell to over one-month lows weighed down by a stronger dollar. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,202.57 per ounce at 0746 GMT. Prices fell to their lowest level since Oct. 11 at $1,199.72 earlier in the […]

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‘Turkish govt measures revived the markets’

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkish government measures have revived local markets, the head of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) said on Tuesday. Speaking at Anadolu Agency’s Finance Desk, Erdal Bahcivan said interest rates should be lowered to make Turkish industry more competitive. “With the [current] interest rates, Turkey can’t attract new investments let alone maintain the […]

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Drillship on mission in conflict zone offshore Cyprus

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The Stena Icemax, a drillship leased by ExxonMobil, has arrived in the offshore Block 10 of the Cyprus Island to conduct upstream activities, Athens News Agency, ANA reported on Monday. According to ANA, the ship began preparatory works for drilling as of Nov. 15 despite Turkey’s warnings to avoid Greek Cypriot administration’s unilateral […]

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Sports

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record double-ton underpins Bangladesh’s dominance

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim lit up the second day in Mirpur with a brilliant, unbeaten 219 that allowed his team to declare their innings at a massive 522 for 7. Mushfiqur’s was the first Test double-hundred of 2018 and the highest score recorded by a Bangladesh batsman in Tests, while he also became the […]

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‘Two friendly matches at home helped City beat Utd’

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

MANCHESTER (BBC): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Manchester City’s preparations for their derby victory were helped by playing in two “friendly” matches during the past week. City returned to the top of the Premier League as goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan earned the champions three points at Etihad Stadium. But […]

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Pakistan, NZ share series as Dubai match abandoned due to heavy rain

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Heavy rain in Dubai abandoned the third one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand on Sunday night. Heavy rain interrupted the third one-day international as New Zealand were chasing a daunting 280-run target set by Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday. New Zealand were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when the umpires signaled for […]

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Miller and Du Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): David Miller and Faf du Plessis scored sparkling centuries in a partnership of 252 runs as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in a one-day international in Hobart on Sunday to win the three-match series 2-1. The Proteas skipper contributed 125 to South Africa’s 320 for five but it was Miller’s 139 […]

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Liverpool see off Fulham in controversial win at Anfield

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Liverpool (Agencies): Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a controversial 2-0 win over Fulham at Anfield. Mohamed Salah’s opener 12 seconds after Aleksandar Mitrovic had a goal ruled for offside put Liverpool ahead, before Xherdan Shaqiri ensured the points stayed at Anfield in the second half. The home side move above […]

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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of England series

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Pallekele (Agencies): Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the rest of the Test series against England with injury, while spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for a suspect bowling action. Chandimal suffered a groin injury in the 211-run defeat in the first Test. Uncapped all-rounder Charith Asalanka has been called-up, while […]

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Fashion & Movies

Akshay Kumar to play a lead role in India’s first space movie

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar will be seen battling it out with superstar Rajnikanth in 2.0 which also stars Amy Jackson. The actor is now all set for a major collaboration with Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Films for three films wherein he will be seen playing the lead role. The first film […]

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Irrfan Khan likely to return to India on Diwali

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Irrfan Khan is currently in London undergoing treatment for neuroendocrine tumour. Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease in March this year. Earlier, there were rumours doing rounds that Irrfan will be returning to India post-Diwali this year. However, a report in a leading daily now claims that he will be […]

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I wanted to play Anushka’s character in Zero: Katrina Kaif

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The crackling trio of Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma is set to come back on the big screen with Zero. The trailer of the film was released a couple of days back and it has been received extremely well. All the three characters look gripping and meaty which has […]

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‘Badhaai Ho’ enters 100 Crore Club

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A feel good film that makes you think about society but tickles your bone every few minutes with subtle humour and some par excellence acting by the full cast. That’s just a short description of the blockbuster family comedy, Badhaai Ho. Starring Gajraj Rao, Neena Gupta, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sanya Malhotra and Sulekha […]

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King Khan and Salman Khan to reunite in Bhansali’s movie

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: If you’re a lover of Bollywood then we have some extraordinary piece of scoop for you. Two of Bollywood’s biggest stars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan may come together for a big project. We have seen them making special appearances in each other’s movies but this time around B-town’s Karan – […]

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Salman Khan to launch niece Alizeh Agnihotri in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI:  Filmmaker Atul Agnihotri and Alvira Agnihotri’s daughter Alizeh Agnihotri may be the next starkid to make her dream Bollywood debut. If the rumours are to be believed, Alizeh may star in uncle Salman Khan’s much-awaited Dabangg 3. According to reports, the young girl has been attending dance and acting classes and is […]

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Science & Technology

Google introduces new floating keyboard

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Google has introduced a floating keyboard to Gboard and it makes multitasking significantly more convenient. Google added the feature to Gboard version 7.6 and it went live on October 19, according to 9 to5 Google. You can find the new feature by tapping on Gboard’s Google icon and then tapping the overflow menu. […]

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YouTube updates Video Embeds Feature

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: YouTube recently launched a new update to its website a few days back that allowed users to Watch Videos & Browse YouTube at the Same Time. Now YouTube videos are getting another major update that will make your overall YouTube experience better. Now YouTube is making it easier for users to Subscribe […]

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Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP): Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. An Ariane 5 rocket is scheduled to lift the uncrewed spacecraft into orbit from French Guiana shortly before midnight, the start of a […]

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Japan’s NTT Docomo to release world’s thinnest phone

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The world’s thinnest and lightest phone weighs 47 grams and has a 2.8 inch screen and will be released next month. Now you can carry your business card and your cell phone in the same holder. This new phone, made by Kyocera, will be released by Japan’s NTT Docomo Inc in November. […]

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Google unshackles Android-device firms

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Google is dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers, following a clash with the EU. It is ending a ban on manufacturers having a line-up that includes tablets and phones powered by alternative versions of the operating system to its own as well as ones that feature Google’s own apps and Play Store. […]

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YouTube service restored after global outage

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The world’s largest video-streaming site, YouTube has restored after suffering a rear global outage in wee hours on Wednesday. The Google-owned company, which has billions of monthly active users, began suffering issues globally as the video streaming platform went offline at around 07:00 am Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on Wednesday, which was […]

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Health

15,000 breast cancer patients registered every year in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Around fifteen thousand cases of Brest Cancer were reported every year in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while more than 40,000 women were died every year in Pakistan. This was said in a seminar organized by Shaheed Benzir Bhutto Women University Peshawar to observe breast cancer month as October is every year observed for the […]

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Unsafe food costs $110b annually: World Bank

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Foodborne diseases cost around $110 billion in productivity lose and medical expenses annually, the World Bank announced on late Tuesday. “The total productivity loss associated with foodborne disease in low and middle-income countries is estimated to cost $95.2 billion per year, and the annual cost of treating foodborne illnesses is estimated at $15 […]

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Lack of exercise may be bigger health risk than smoking

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk FLORIDA: A new study out of the Cleveland Clinic has found that a lack of exercise may be more harmful to one’s long-term health than smoking or having diabetes. As well, the research found that extreme fitness offers greater benefits than moderate exercise, this challenging previous research hinting at potential issues with very […]

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Gum disease likely to worsen blood pressure problems

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Gum disease may interfere with high blood pressure control, a new study suggests. Researchers reviewed medical and dental records of more than 3,600 people diagnosed with high blood pressure. Compared to people with good oral health, those with gum disease were less likely to respond to high blood pressure medications and 20 […]

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Quacks active in hair transplantation, cause skin diseases

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Scores of quacks are active in hair transplantation by offering low cost which is causing spread of skin diseases besides hepatitis in the country. This was stated by a renowned surgeon of hair transplantation Dr Nasir of Hair Club International in an exclusive talk with APP here on Sunday. He said that […]

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Junk food for kids a child abuse

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Dr. Faisal Khan For busy moms, just trying to fill hungry little bellies of their kids, Junk foods offers a quick-and-easy solution, but very rarely they think, do these foods really provide a healthy alternative to nutritious meals cooked by them in kitchen as a responsible mother? During the past few years, fast foods, carbonated […]

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Travel

Qatar Airways will continue its operations to Iran despite US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Qatar Airways Group has expressed its commitment to continuing flights to Iran, saying it will not be affected by the US sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Addressing a high-profile business conference in the Qatari capital of Doha on Monday, the airline’s Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said services to Iran would continue despite […]

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Emirates starts cancelling flights

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): The upcoming Dubai International Airport runway repairs will not just cause the diversion of some flight operations to the terminal in Jebel Ali, it will reduce the capacity of some airlines as well. UAE-based carrier Emirates confirmed on Sunday that it has already started cancelling some flights for next year in preparation […]

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Passengers through Turk airports on rise in Sept

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The number of passengers going through Turkish airports rose 11.4 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of this year. Nearly 164 million people traveled through airports in Turkey between January and September, the General Directorate of State Airports Authority said on Friday. The country’s airport served 1.6 million planes during the […]

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EU airports council calls for focus on sustainability

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Airports Council International (ACI) Europe on Thursday called on EU to give importance to sustainability and consumer interest. The EU Transport Ministers, EU institutions and aviation stakeholders met in Vienna for the high-level European Aviation Summit on Oct. 3-4, organized by the Austrian Presidency. “In order to effectively address this growth […]

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Libya suspends flights at Mitiga airport after shelling

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TRIPOLI: Air flights were suspended Tuesday at the Mitiga International Airport in Libyan capital Tripoli after a shell fell on the airport late Monday. The airport said on its official Facebook page that aviation was suspended “due to the repeated falling of shelling on Mitiga International Airport by an irresponsible side.” The airport […]

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Ryanair warns on profits as strikes hit income

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Ryanair has warned investors its full-year profits will be lower than expected, partly due to the recent wave of industrial action. The airline said its profits would be 12% lower than the €1.25-1.35bn (£1.11-1.2bn) previously forecast, and it now expects profits of between €1.1-1.2bn. Ryanair said this was due to higher oil […]

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Articles

The mind of a neo-Nazi

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Salman Ahmed The year 2015 saw Germany faced with a crushing identity crisis. It continues to play out in various German towns and cities. This was the third one in a matter of seven decades and greatly risks dividing the country. The first two came post Second World War, after the reunification of East and […]

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As Saudi-US relations hit rock bottom, could Saudi turn to Russia or China?

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Rupert Stone The Khashoggi affair could result in a dramatic rift between America and Saudi Arabia. But it would not isolate the kingdom as Russia and China wait to pick up the pieces. The US’ partnership with Saudi Arabia is old and close, based on an understanding that Riyadh supplies oil and Washington provides security […]

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Does Britain want to turn back time on Brexit?

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2018

Nagihan Haliloglu As anyone who has had any exposure to British popular culture will know, Britain’s best-loved TV hero is Dr. Who: a time-travelling “doctor” who helps smooth out not only disputes among galaxies and warring alien tribes, but also reveals extraterrestrial goings-on that have secretly shaped human history. On Oct. 7, the time-travelling doctor […]

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CPEC corridor must be a win/win

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Gul Khan China’s strategic initiative for opening the Silk Road route is a brilliant and strategic move on many fronts. By opening the western corridor, China will rely less upon its currently exclusive Eastern Pacific Sea route, from which she exports most of her industrial goods. Through CPEC China can bring prosperity to the agrarian […]

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The Green Revolution and Saudi-Iran tensions

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

Kerem Alkin Whether you call it the struggle for leadership in the Middle East or sectarian tension or the sovereignty race, Turkey is closely following the consistently increasing competition and tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran – a process highly beneficial for the US and Russia, allowing the US and Russia to penetrate and settle […]

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Idlib breakthrough may spread to wider Middle East

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

Ozer Khalid President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin achieved a diplomatic breakthrough in Sochi, potentially carving out a more promising and peaceful future for 3.5 million deserving Syrians, diplomatically inching ever closer to world peace and averting yet another humanitarian crisis in the blazing political tinderbox that is the Middle East. […]

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Editorial

Looking for half truth

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Speaking at a news conference, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Tehrik Insaf government has decided to carry out an audit of all power plants set up during the last fiver years of PML-N government, not saying a single word about the shady deals made for setting up furnace oil and diesel fired thermal […]

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Desperate situation needs desperate measures

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

The debris of cumulative economic mess of the previous two governments has fallen on the PTI government. To avoid default situation formal request for a bailout package has been made with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). A leading economist and member of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council has expressed his opposition to seeking this bailout […]

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Engaging India for dialogue

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2018

India is not inclined to resume the process of composite dialogue for the resolution of outstanding disputes including the core issue of Kashmir. It showed obduracy to reciprocate the peace gesture of the newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. It backed out from its announcement about the meeting of the foreign ministers of […]

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KPOGCL’s Lakki bloc, trap or treasure

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

The long awaited Lakki Block has been eventually awarded to KPOGCL to carry on its exploration work for oil and gas and exploit the indigenous resources for the benefit of the province and then country. It is now real test for this provincial Oil and Gas Company to show its professional competence by acquiring state-of-the-art […]

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IMF bailout request, US reaction

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

PTI led government made a formal request for acquiring the bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The United State gave rather negative response which was not unexpected keeping in view the interview of Secretary of States Mike Pompeo with a TV network a few months ago. Application of carrot and stick has always […]

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Planning Commission’s clarification

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

The Planning Commission released statement trying to address the worries of the global community about Pakistan’s mounting debts particularly the ones related to the projects under CPEC framework. They feel that high interest bearing loans could turn out to be a “debt trap” for it. The IMF Managing Director disclosed in a press conference in […]

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