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Pak-China relations are based on mutual trust, confidence: COAS

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff General Bajwa has said that Pak-China relations are all weather and based on mutual trust and confidence, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday. According to details shared by ISPR through a press release issued here today, Vice Foreign Minister of China, Kong Xuanyou called on […]

Hope new Indian govt will show positive attitude: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Monday that there is no way out except for negotiation when it comes to relations between India and Pakistan, expressing hope that the new Indian government will show a positive attitude. The foreign minister was addressing the National Assembly session today, where he apprised the […]

Sindh apex committee decides to put anti-terror provisions on street crimes

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh Apex Committee on Monday took significant decisions in its 23rd session held after 11 years. The meeting chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was attended by Karachi corps commander, Sindh chief secretary, director general (DG) Rangers, Sindh inspector general of police and other officials. The participants exchanged views […]

Institutions not affected by whether someone remains or not: CJP

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday said that institutions are not affected by whether someone remains or not and that those who will fill the post after his retirement are better than him. Addressing a ceremony in Quetta, the chief justice said, “Three months ago, we increased the […]

ISPR announces reshuffle in Military ranks

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), has announced a reshuffle amid the military s ranks on Monday. ISPR informed that Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan has been appointed as Corps commander Lahore. Previously he was holding the position of the President of National Defense University, Islamabad and Vice Chief (VC) of General Staff at […]

Court approves one-day transit remand of Shehbaz to attend NA session

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court has granted a one-day transit remand of Shehbaz Sharif to attend the National Assembly session on Monday. According to details, Prosecutor Waris Januja had submitted a request on behalf of the jail superintendent for Shehbaz’s transit remand. The petition stated that the leader of the opposition […]

Global

May postpones Brexit deal vote:Reports

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Tuesday’s vote on Brexit deal after holding an emergency conference call with her Cabinet on Tuesday, the country’s media reported. May will give a statement to the House of Commons on the European Union at 3.30 p.m. local time (1530GMT), The Guardian said in a report, […]

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Oman allows Israeli flights: Netanyahu says

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Oman’s ruler has given the green-light for Israeli commercial planes to fly over the Gulf state’s airspace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday. “The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos, has permitted El Al flights over Oman,” Netanyahu said at a meeting with Israeli ambassadors in Asia, Europe and North America at […]

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Hezbollah: All of Israel within range of our missiles

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIRUT/JERUSALEM: Nowhere in Israel is beyond the reach of the missiles of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, said the group’s deputy secretary-general on Sunday. Naim Qassem’s remarks in an interview with Iranian daily Al-Vefagh were Hezbollah’s first reaction to Israeli claims that Hezbollah has dug tunnels across the border into Israel. Earlier this month, the Israeli […]

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Arms race to start if deals like INF abandoned: Milos

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

BLAGOVESHCHENSK (Sputnik): Czech President Milos Zeman believes that there is a solution for the Russian-US standoff around the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. “If there are technical characteristics of these missiles that violate this agreement either from the Russian or from the US side, it’s very simple to show these characteristics and agree. Of course, […]

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British nuclear sub arrives in Gibraltar after row with Spanish ship in the area

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): The arrival comes a month after a Royal Navy vessel fired a warning flare in response to a Spanish coast guard boat approaching too close to the UK nuclear submarine Talent as it was departing Gibraltar. The HMS Talent has arrived in Gibraltar again, according to the UK’s Defence Journal. The UK nuclear […]

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US: Support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen ‘necessary’

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Timothy Lenderking reaffirmed Washington’s assistance to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen on the side of the Yemeni government, despite appeals to end support for Saudi Arabia’s actions in the war-torn country. “Obviously there are pressures in our system… to either withdraw from the conflict […]

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Pakistan

Pursuing own agenda vital for success of Pakistan: Siraj

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the success of Pakistan and the Muslim world lies in pursuing its own agenda instead of blindly following the agenda of the west. Addressing a meeting of the Milli Majlis e Sharaee at Mansoora on Tuesday, Sirajul Haq said that population was […]

Steps being taken to make institutions vibrant: Sarwar

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that solid steps are being taken to make all the provincial institutions more vibrant and effective. The Governor stated this while talking to Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayaz ul Hassan Chohan who called on him in Lahore on Tuesday. During the meeting, matters […]

PTI social media team effectively promoted party’s vision: Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai has said that  nobody could ignore the importance of social media in the present fast  changing era of information technology. Talking to Pakistan Tehreek e Insan (PTI) social media team and delegation from district Shangla here Tuesday, the Information Minsiter highly lauded the  performance of […]

Cylinder blast kills 3 in Nowshera

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report NOWSHERA: At-least three people were killed and as many injured in two gas-related mishaps in Nowshera district on Tuesday. The first incident occurred in Hakeemabad area where two persons died due to accumulation of gas in a poultry farm. Rescue sources said the accumulation of toxic gas emitted by the electric generator inside […]

JUI-F to resist abolishing or amend in blasphemy laws

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader and Senator Maulana Ata ur Rehman has said the PTI government wished to abolish the punishment of hanging on blasphemy in Pakistan but his party would not let it do so. He was addressing the ‘Sheikh ul Hind’ conference at Talash here on Sunday. The Jamiat Tulba […]

Free of cost medicines: Four weeks for ensuring doctors presence, says CM

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minster Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan has directed the health authorities of the province to ensure provision of free of cost medicines, and other health related facilities and attendance of doctors in all the primary and secondary hospitals in four weeks time. Chairing a high level meeting here on Tuesday the CM […]

Afghanistan

Alipur says ready for investigations

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: After his release from the government’s detention, illegal commander, Alipur in a letter on Tuesday said he was ready to appear for investigations and submit all his weapons. The illegal commander is accused of looting, extortions, torture and murder cases. He was arrested by intelligence forces in Kabul two days ago but […]

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Supporters of losing candidate stage rally in Uruzgan province

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk TIRINKOT: Dozens of supporters of a failing female Wolesi Jirga candidate staged a protest demonstration in this capital city of Uruzgan province, accusing the local election body of electoral fraud. Four days ago, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced preliminary results from the Oct 20 Wolesi Jirga elections of five provinces, including Uruzgan. […]

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We’re open for business, Afghan president tells U.N. conference

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani made an investment pitch at a U.N. conference on Tuesday, describing the business opportunities and challenges in a country where millions are displaced or close to starvation. The two-day conference, jointly hosted by the Afghan government and the United Nations, will evaluate whether strategies and aid are helping to […]

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3 US soldiers killed, as many injured in Ghazni bombing

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

GHAZNI (Agencies): Three American soldiers were killed on Tuesday in a bombing in Afghanistan, the United States military said, in the worst loss of life in the country for the United States this year. Three other soldiers and an American contractor were wounded. The deaths took place near Ghazni City, in the southeastern province of […]

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Hekmatyar reiterates demand for timely presidential elections

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Head of the Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has stressed the need for timely conduct of presidential elections and asked the government to honor the demands of political parties, according to a statement on Tuesday. The HIA statement added the party supremo expressed the remarks during a meeting with Jihadi personalities from the […]

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Taliban kidnaps 25 passengers in Balkh

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

BALKH (TOLONews): The Taliban on Tuesday abducted at least 25 passengers who were travelling from Balkhab district of Sar-e-Pul province to Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, said Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for Balkh’s governor. The incident occurred in an area around Kushinda district of Balkh. Women were also among the travelers. But, the […]

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Business

Vegetable ghee production increased

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Domestic production of vegetable ghee witnessed 2.40 percent increase where as cooking oil decreased by 9.37 percent during first three months of current financial year as compared the corresponding period of last year. According the provisional data of Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM) industries released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, about 343,959 […]

Brazil keen to boost trade with Pakistan: Ambassador

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Brazil was keen to boost bilateral trade with Pakistan as both countries have great potential to enhance trade in many sectors as the Brazil has great expertise in producing renewable energy and it was producing 65 percent of energy from water and was using ethanol as bio-fuels. This was stated by Ambassador […]

Tax incentives demanded for SMEs

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has demanded tax incentives and other facilities for small and medium enterprises In a statement, the UNISAME thanked Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for giving priority to SME sector and directing strengthening of the sector at the Economic Advisory Council meeting. However the UNISAME […]

Ghosn sacked as Mitsubishi Motors chairman

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Carlos Ghosn has been sacked as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after his arrest in Japan over misconduct claims. It follows a similar move by Nissan last week amid claims he falsely understated his salary and used company money for personal gain. Mr Ghosn, who headed an alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, […]

Silkbank and Access Group enter into strategic partnership

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Silkbank and DigitalPass – a part of Access Group, have entered into a strategic partnership that opens a vast arena of points redemption choices for Silkbank cardholders. This alliance will enable Silkbank cardholders to shop at several merchants across the country and pay using their loyalty points – without being restricted to […]

Oil prices stabilize after ‘Black Friday’ fall

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices steadied on Monday after plunging nearly 8 percent in the previous session but remain under pressure with Brent crude below $60 per barrel amid weak fundamentals and struggling financial markets. Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $59.23 per barrel at 0202 GMT, up 43 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their […]

Sports

Ex-England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Former England midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement on Tuesday after making more than 700 appearances for seven clubs including West Ham and Chelsea. Cole, who turned 37 last week, said his career had been “a dream come true” and he now hopes to move into coaching. His final club was Tampa Bay […]

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Rooney excited for ‘great moment’ in England farewell

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States. Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at earning his […]

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Asian Junior gold medalists from KP honored with cash incentives

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Director General Sports KP Junaid Khan Tuesday honored two promising squash players hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hamza Niaz and Abbas Zeb for winning gold medals in the recently held Asian Junior Squash Championship played at Chennai, India last month. Junaid Khan called their coach Tahir Iqbal, Falak Naz and Waseem Ahmad along […]

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Australia captain Finch says whole team under microscope

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Seven months out from their World Cup defence, Australia were thrashed by 40 runs in Hobart on Sunday to lose the three-match series 2-1 to the Proteas. The Australians have not won an ODI series since beating New Zealand 2-0 in 2016/17 and finish the calendar year with two wins from 13 […]

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Federer facing uphill task after poor start

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): Roger Federer will have to do it the hard way if he is to win a record-extending seventh crown at the ATP Finals after an error-strewn 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat by Kei Nishikori on Sunday. The 37-year-old Swiss was given a huge ovation as he walked through sliding doors and dry ice into the […]

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Australia a different ball game, but India high on confidence: Rohit

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Rohit Sharma believes that the 3-0 whitewash of West Indies has completely prepared the Indian white-ball side for their tour of Australia which begins in nine days. After Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant scored match-winning half-centuries on Sunday, India’s stand-in captain told reporters that they were “high on confidence” to take on […]

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Fashion & Movies

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 […]

Rakul Preet Singh all set to depict Sridevi in NTR biopic

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Biopics are the trendiest plot topics for filmmakers right now. Telling stories of larger than life people in a blend of facts and fiction has become a raging topic for films. One such biopic that’s being talked a lot about since its announcement is South superstar N.T. Rama Rao’s biopic. Nandamuri Balakrishna […]

Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff starrer to be shot in 14 world cities

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer Yash Raj Films’ untitled mega-action entertainer is all set to go on floors soon. The project already seems exciting as it’s for the first time that Hrithik and Tiger are coming together in a film. From what we hear latest on this one, the film will […]

Varun Dhawan and Shashanka Ghosh to collaborate in upcoming project

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Director Shashanka Ghosh is in high demand post the success of his latest release Veere Di Wedding that starred Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker, Shikha Talsania and Sonam Kapoor. The latest news around the director is that he will soon be working with the dashing Varun Dhawan. And this is not based on hearsay, […]

Arjun Kapoor likely to replace Salman Khan in ‘No Entry sequel’

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Post the success of No Entry, makers of the film have decided to make a sequel of the film. While there were rumours that the film will bring back the hit pair – Salman Khan and Anil Kapoor together, looks like the same may not happen now. The sequel of the film […]

Salman Khan to start shooting of ‘Bharat’ from next month

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are all set to unite on the big screen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. The film will also star Disha Patani who will play actor’s love interest in his younger days in the film. Now the latest update coming in on Bharat is that the team will begin […]

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Articles

Women in the Middle East and why #MeToo matters

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2017

Nadine Sayegh The #MeToo campaign following the wave of allegations against Harvey Weinstein resonates with women globally. “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me Too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem,” may be something you have come across on your […]

The ones who walk away: The neglect of child refugees in Europe

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2017

Farhan Mujahid Chak European nations are setting a new benchmark for neglect in the face of the worst hum-anitarian crisis of our time. “With a clamor of bells that set the swallows soaring, the Festival of Summer came to the city” – the fabled city of Omelas. It was a marvelous city, the ornament of […]

Trump’s UNESCO and Iran decision

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Donald Trump has announced that the US would unilaterally withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal if Congress did not find a way out within 60 days. The US has also withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the grounds that it acts prejudiced against Israel. Trump withdrew the […]

State apathy offers chances to Gladiators re-arrival into the tribal belt

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Muhammad Shoaib The war on terror, against, the so called Al-Qaeda leadership started by Imperial powers in Afghanistan, after the 9/11 incident. Unfortunately, the war also joined by Pakistan that greatly destroyed our peace and progress. Slowly and gradually, the whole intensity of this alien conflict shifted into Tribal Areas. It became an epicenter of […]

Hawks vs culture vultures: Why the US is pulling out of UNESCO

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

Neil Clark The US decision to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN’s educational, scientific, and cultural agency, is a further example of the contempt the world’s superpower has for the idea of the equality of nations – the principle on which the UN was founded. In what’s been quite a year for the US pulling out […]

JFK, CIA, Mafia and Castro – Trump can finally allow the truth to emerge from the shadows

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2017

John Lee Top secret files are due to be declassified this month in a move that could bring closure to one of the most traumatic events in US history – the assassination of President John F Kennedy. A law was signed by former President George H.W. Bush in 1992 mandating the release of all documents […]

Editorial

Macroeconomic risks

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Ahead of the World Bank and IMF meetings this week, the Bank has released its report titled ‘The South Asia Economic Focus Fall 2017’, which paints a very gloomy picture of Pakistan’s economy and belies the present government’s tall claims of fiscal stability and economic growth. The report says that macroeconomic risks have increased in […]

FATA merger

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan has under scored the early merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with KPK province. Addressing a press conference at the Chief Minister House Peshawar, he said the province was geographically in position to welcome the merger of the tribal belt with it. He said FATA should have […]

US stance on CPEC

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

The United States has now openly supported the Indian position on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Trump administration has informed that it too believe the CPEC passes through a disputed territory. The $56 billion mega project passes through northern areas, which India claims a part of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir. The US Defense […]

Jhal Magsi carnage

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

Twenty people were killed and 22 injured in a suicide blast at Dargah Fatehpur near Gandawa area of Jhal Magsi district. A suicide bomber blew himself up when a police personnel stopped him at the entrance of Dargah. Deputy Commissioner Assadullah Kakar confirmed the death toll and said, “A suicide bomber blew himself up when […]

Tillerson’s positive remarks

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson after a meeting with Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif said that he believed the United States has a reliable partner in Pakistan. He said its role is critical for the long term stability of South Asia. In his brief remarks to the media, Secretary Tillerson expressed concern about the […]

Arm twisting

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2017

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that Washington would try one more time work with Islamabad on Afghanistan Front before President Trump turns to option to address the latter’s alleged support for militant groups. According to sources in Washington the likely Trump administration response being discussed include expanding US drone strikes and perhaps eventually […]

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