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US special envoy Khalilzad to visit Afghanistan, Pakistan, UAE

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar with an interagency delegation from November 8–20. He will meet with Afghan government officials and other interested parties to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and […]

Flagship reference: Accountability court allows NAB to present fresh document against Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court of Islamabad has permitted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to present fresh documents in the Flagship reference against the members of Sharif family on Friday. As the hearing underway, Accountability court Judge Arshad Malick has announced the verdict on a plea filed by the Investigation officer of NAB, Muhammad Kamran […]

US ready to release Aafia Siddiqui on certain conditions: sister

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Fauzia Siddiqui, sister of Pakistani woman jailed in the US, Aafia Siddiqui on Thursday claimed that Washington was ready to handover her sister on conditions. In her interview to British Broadcasting Company, she said that the US had given indications but details cannot be told. Fauzia further said that report into the […]

Want to work together with opposition: PM Imran

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that the government wanted to run the parliament jointly with the opposition but the opposition wanted to ruin the environment of the House. He said this while presiding over a parliamentary party meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). During the meeting, the prime minister informed the […]

FM Qureshi terms dialogues only way forward with India

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday terms dialogues only way forward [to solve issues] with India. He was talking to media in Multan. Terming relations with China exemplary, Qureshi added there was no space for rumors after Pak-China joint declaration. “In-depth talks were held with Chinese government on next phase of […]

Zardari alleges govt of giving NRO to protesters

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report KHAIRPUR: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has given a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to protesters of Tehreek-e-Labaik of Pakistan (TLP). Addressing a press conference in Khairpur alongwith senior party leader Manzoor Wassan, Asif Ali Zardari said that like ex-prime minister […]

Global

Trump Installs loyalist as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions fired

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

WASHINGTON: President Trump forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with a loyalist who has echoed the president’s complaints about the special counsel investigation into Russia’s election interference, on Wednesday. Jeff Sessions send his resignation letter to the White House at the request of the president, who tapped Matthew G. Whitaker, Mr. Sessions’s […]

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New US sanctions over chemical weapons would be illegal: Kremlin says

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): On Tuesday, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that the US intended to move forward with imposing additional sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of former intelligent officer Sergei Skripal. Moscow considers US sanctions targeting Russia in connection with Skripal’s poisoning unlawful, and a new set of sanctions from the […]

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Trump threatens to investigate Democrats if they probe his administration

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): US President Trump said in a statement on Wednesday that if Democrats in the US House of Representatives start to investigate him and his administration, he will make sure Republicans in the Senate investigate the Democratic Party. “If the Democrats think they are going to waste taxpayer money investigating us at the House […]

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Israel approves 640 new settler units in E. Jerusalem

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Wednesday approved construction of hundreds of new Jewish-only housing units in occupied East Jerusalem, according to Israeli media reports. “Jerusalem’s district committee has approved the construction of 640 new housing units in the Ramat Shlomo settlement near the Bit Hanina neighborhood,” Israeli daily Haaretz reported. “Most of the housing […]

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Saudi bans Muslims from Israel, Palestine from Mecca

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

JERUSALEM (Sputnik): Although the Jewish State and the Gulf Kingdom have no diplomatic ties, Palestinians with Israeli citizenship have been able to perform the hajj, using temporary Jordanian passports. Riyadh has eliminated this loophole despite reports about a rapprochement and military cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has changed its passport rules, and […]

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Madagascar goes to polls to pick next president

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

AANTANANARIO (AFP): Madagascar went to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president, with a packed field of candidates led by three former heads of state pitching their ideas for ending a political crisis and boosting the economy. Attempts by the most recent president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, to change the Indian Ocean island’s electoral laws […]

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Pakistan

Govt to bring back looted money: Akbar

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said that legal process is underway to bring back looted money from abroad and agreements have been signed with different countries for this purpose. Talking to a private news channel, he said the government has information about the looted public money […]

Govt taking austerity measures to reduce budget: Qaiser

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that as a custodian of the House, it is his responsibility to run the house in a balanced way and give equal time to both treasury and opposition. Talking to a private news channel, he said if anybody violates rules of the house and parliamentary […]

Govt to fulfill all promises made by PTI: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report JHELUM: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Sunday said equal distribution of resources was crucial to make the country a welfare state and the incumbent PTI government would fulfill all the promises which the party had made with the people at the hustings. Addressing a public gathering at Fatehpur (Jhelum), the […]

JIT constituted to investigate killing of Dawar: Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the backdrop of abduction and brutal murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Peshawar Muhammad Tahir Dawar, the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan on Sunday said they had not pondered over formation of an international level committee for probing the murder as demanded by family members of deceased police officer. SP […]

Marriyum Aurangzeb accuses PTI of awarding NRO to Aleem Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday stated that opposition would continue to haunt Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led (PTI) federal government over construction of 5 million homes and creation of 10 million job opportunities. Keeping verbal onslaught up, the firebrand spokesperson taunted that Fawad should have felt ashamed while talking about […]

Kashmiris’ struggle can’t be suppressed with military might: Gandapur

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Condemning the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir, Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Ameen Gandapur said that Kashmiris’ struggle for their legitimate right of self-determination cannot be suppressed with military might. Talking to journalists, Ali Ameen said atrocities of Indian occupied forces were increasing day by day in the valley and added […]

Afghanistan

Taliban shut roads against traffic in 6 Ghor districts

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen have closed roads in six districts of western Ghorprovince over the past eight days, with local people facing great inconvenience. Residents of Dolina, Shahrak, Tolak, Saghar, Tiwara and Pasaband districts of Ghor told Pajhwok Afghan News that the Taliban shut roads of these districts since October 20 Wolesi Jirga elections. The rebels, who have been in […]

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Six people killed in Wardak suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk WARDAK: At least six people were killed and dozens others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on a bus carrying police officers and workers in Maidan, capital of Wardak province of central Afghanistan, on Saturday. Provincial police spokesman, Hekmatullah Durrani told international media outlet that the Taliban militant target the bus […]

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Displaced peoples in need of assistance

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

KUNDUZ CITY: Recent clashes and incidents of violence in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province forced over 1,000 families to displaced, an official said on Thursday. District Chief Mahboob Saeedi told Pajhwok Afghan News the government has not yet provided assistance to the displaced families but the survey was being conducted. “Due to […]

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Karzai welcomes Beradar’s release

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai has welcomed Pakistan’s decisions to release the Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar, according to a statement on Friday. In a statement from his office, the former president expressed happiness and hailed the release of Mullah Beradar. Karzai termed Beradar’s release a positive step in the way of […]

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Trade between Afghanistan, India up by 43 per cent

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Trade between Afghanistan and India has surged by 43 percent recently with the total volume of over one billion dollars. This was stated by the representatives of the two countries during the third working group meeting on the development of trade and investment on Thursday here. Earlier, the second meeting on of […]

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After 50 years, archaeology dig begins in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: After almost 50 years, digging work was formally launched at historic sites in eastern Nangarhar province by Acting Information and Culture Minister Rasoul Bawari. The archaeology dig that commenced at a historic site in Sara Rud district would be expanded to other areas of Nangarhar in future, the minister said. Bawari said […]

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Business

China added two new billionaires a week: UBS report

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC): China produced billionaires at the rate of two a week in 2017, says a report by Swiss bank UBS and auditors PwC. The number of billionaires in the country saw a net increase from 318 to 373, with a joint wealth of $1.12 trillion (£874bn), said the survey. The report said China was […]

Musk approves Model Y SUV Prototype for production

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: For Tesla, the perception of the general public and the automotive pundits alike is pretty much skewed. After all, we’re talking about a company that – up until recently – only had one viable model in production; the Model S. After the launch of the Model X, followed by the announcement and […]

Sir Philip Green businesses face boycott over harassment claims

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire is facing a backlash after it emerged he had used an injunction to stop the media publishing allegations of sexism and harassment against him. The hashtag #pinknotgreen is trending on Twitter, with people calling on consumers to boycott Topshop and other Arcadia brands. Lord Peter Hain […]

Turkey’s marble export $1.4b in 2018

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

AFYONKARAHISAR, Turkey (AA): Turkey’s marble export surpassed $1.4 billion in the first 10 months of 2018, a local commerce office head said. Turkey exported marble mostly to China, the US, Saudi Arabia, India and Iraq, Husnu Serteser, head of Afyonkarahisar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told Anadolu Agency. “Turkey a prominent country in marble in […]

Turkish Central Bank reserves total almost $85b

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The official reserves of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) amounted to $84.7 billion as of Sep. 30 this year, the bank announced Friday. According to the bank’s international reserves and foreign currency liquidity report, total reserve assets fell 4.7 percent in September, versus $88.9 billion at the end of […]

Remarkable growth of 68 per cent in BOP’s profit

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A meeting of the Board of Directors of The Bank of Punjab was held on October 26, 2018. During the meeting, un-audited Financial Statements of the Bank for nine months ended September 30, 2018 were approved by the Board. During the period, the Bank achieved substantial growth in earnings and remained fully […]

Sports

Fakhar Zaman to replace Imam in second test against Australia

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

F.P. Report ABU DHABI: The hard hitting Fakhar Zaman will replace the injured Imam-ul-Haq in the second Test against Australia to be played here from Tuesday. Fakhar Zaman will be playing first Test match for the national side. Earlier, Imam was ruled out of the second test after he injured his finger during the Dubai […]

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Khabib calls out Mayweather

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Las Vegas (Agencies): UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to go one better than Conor McGregor after calling out boxer Floyd Mayweather, saying: “in the jungle there is only one king”. Russian Nurmagomedov, 30, beat McGregor on 6 October to extend his unbeaten mixed martial arts record to 27-0. It was McGregor’s first UFC fight since […]

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Stephens qualifies for WTA Finals

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Beijing (Agencies): World number eight Sloane Stephens has qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals for the first time. The 25-year-old American became the sixth player to qualify for the event in Singapore, which begins on 22 October. Her place was confirmed after world number five Elina Svitolina confirmed she will not play an event this […]

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Virgil, Memphis lead Netherlands past Germany

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Amsterdam (Agencies): Memphis Depay scored one goal and put in an exhilarating all-round display as Netherlands outclassed Germany 3-0 in their UEFA Nations League clash at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Saturday. Depay also struck the crossbar late on and Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum netted the other goals for a rampant Dutch side […]

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Djokovic wins record fourth Shanghai Masters title

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

SHANGHAI (Agencies): Novak Djokovic won a record fourth Shanghai Masters title with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Borna Coric on Sunday. The second-seeded Djokovic has won all four Shanghai finals he’s contested in his career (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018). He previously shared the record of winning three Shanghai titles with Andy Murray. Djokovic […]

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Zaheer Abbas hospitalized due to heart problem

By The Frontier Post | October 14, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s legendary batsman, Zaheer Abbas got hospitalized in Karachi on Sunday due to cardiac pain. He was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi, doctors diagnosed blockage in arteries. The 71-year old underwent angiography where two stents were put into his heart after hours-long procedure as there were some complications during the […]

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Fashion & Movies

Abhishek rejects rumors of domestic squabble with Aishwarya

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Abhishek Bachchan is known for his ‘no-nonsense’ attitude which he has shown time and again by shutting down trolls on social media. The actor is in news once again after a report in a leading publication claimed that he had a fight with his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Abhishek was prompt in […]

Dhadak earns Rs 33.67 crores in three days

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Team Dhadak should take a bow already as the film starring newcomers has raked in big moolah in its first weekend itself. In just three days the film has earned Rs 33.67 crores. The film saw an upward curve in its collection with each passing day. Dhadak earned Rs 8.71 crores on […]

Salman Khan to play lead role in sequel of ‘Ready’

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 2011 release Ready, starring Salman Khan and Asin in the lead turned out to be a blockbuster. The romcom helmed by Anees Bazmee is all set to have its sequel with Salman Khan in the lead again. With films like Bharat, Dabangg 3, Sher Khan amongst others lined up, Ready’s sequel has […]

Janhvi Kapoor likely to appear in Boney Kapoor’s home production

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Daughter of late Sridevi and filmmaker Boney Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor has finally made her debut opposite Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter in Dhadak. The film has been getting great reviews from both audiences and critics and earning major at the box-office. While everyone is loving Janhvi’s performance in Dhadak, we have some […]

Richa Chadha to play role of Shakeela in upcoming film

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Richa Chadha is all geared up to play the role of Shakeela in her next film. Best known for her adult films, Shakeela became a rage overnight after her first mainstream film Playgirls came out, in which she acted alongside Silk Smitha. Known for unconventional roles and bold choices, Richa was the […]

Salman Khan and Disha Patani starts shooting of ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bharat is one of the most awaited films of 2019 as the film stars Salman Khan and will also have global icon Priyanka Chopra in it. Apart from them, hottie Disha Patani is also a pivotal part of the project that commences its shooting schedule today. Directed by Tiger Zinda Hai and […]

Science & Technology

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Articles

Why secularism secures Islam’s independence in Europe

By The Frontier Post | December 17, 2017

Farid Hafez There is no proof of the link between the numerous terrorist attacks in Belgium over the last few years and a very conservative interpretation of Islam, which is especially propagated by the literalist Salafi school, also known as Wahhabism, mainly originating from Saudi Arabia. Although there is no proof of this, Belgium’s government […]

And they say time is a healer… I wish!

By The Frontier Post | December 16, 2017

Zafar Khan Safdar They say there is a reason, They say that time will heal, But neither time nor reason, Will change the way I feel, No-one knows the heartache, That lies behind my smile, No-one knows how many times, I have broken down and cried, I want to tell you something, So there won’t […]

Modern media and its impacts on society

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Rahim Haqqani There is a deep and close relationship between educational curriculum and media (Electronic). Although inter-related and an inter-linked, unfortunately in country like Pakistan every two different departments are engaged in different character buildings. All are travelling in opposite tracks. In developed countries, the students of schools, colleges and universities are well helped and […]

Social Media is transforming politics

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rabia Sattar Zia The mechanism that is most often offered for this state of events is the existence of echo chambers or filter bubbles. The argument goes that first social media platforms feed people the news that is closest to their own ideological standpoint (estimated from their previous patterns of consumption) and second, that people […]

Trump’s secret plan!

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Everybody knows that the “Israeli lobby” had a major role in US President Donald Trump’s “Jerusalem decision.” Of course, the Israel love of the Republican Party’s “Evangelist” wing and the Christian-Zionist wing has also been effective. In the Dec. 12 Senate election in Alabama, radical Evangelist Roy Moore, presented by Trump’s former White […]

Donald Trump’s approach to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Shakir Wazir The US president Donald Trump announced the new South Asian Strategy on August, 21, 2017 wherein, he chastised Pakistan for providing safe havens to the very terrorists US is fighting. This might have flabbergasted most of the Pakistanis who would have done a double take on their TV screens and headlines of the […]

Editorial

OIC emergency conference

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Speaking at the OIC emergency conference in Istanbul, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi complained that there has been a lack of substance in this organization’s for expression of solidarity with the struggling Muslim Countries. He said Pakistan urges the United States to rescind the decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, fully comply with all […]

Power policy framework

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Prime Minister Shaid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee for energy in which appropriate amendments were decided in the power policy frame work. Renewable energy policy 2006 also came under discussion in the meeting and progress on the ongoing projects was reviewed and future projects were deliberated upon. It is not yet […]

Delay in FATA reforms

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

The PML- N government has made mockery of the much needed FATA reforms and has indulged in dally dallying to implement the approved reforms package for the tribal areas. A few days ago SAFRON Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch announced that a bill for repealing the Frontier Crime Regulations and extension of jurisdiction of superior judiciary […]

Lopsided energy policy

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

The successive government from 1973 starting from Bhutto era till date has deliberately ignored to chalk out a compressive and affordable energy policy. Construction of big and small dams along with hydro power stations was not built merely for such political reasons that ran counter to the national interest. The country was pushed to grave […]

Political Pyrexia

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Patience calm and forbearance used to be the dominant attributes of the temperament of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. When he was federal minister in Nawaz Sharif cabinet, he always remained calm and cools to the opposition sharp critique against the government and preferred to avoid firebrand response like Khwaja Saad Rafiq, Talal Chaudhri […]

Currency depreciation

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of this international donor agency for depreciation of currency was conceded. Pakistani Rupee was constantly losing value in exchange with US dollar and other hard trading currencies. The State Bank […]

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