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Virus pushes US hospitals to the brink, India hits record new cases

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Officials at the epicenter of the worsening coronavirus crisis in the United States warned Sunday their hospitals were in danger of…

6000 Indian soldiers get IOK domicile certificates

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

NEW DELHI (KMS): A majority of the retired Indian Army soldiers and officers belonging to Gorkha and Valmiki community have been issued domicile certificates…

At least 48 doctors in Punjab resign over inadequacy of PPEs

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

LAHORE (TLTP): The resignations of 48 doctors across Punjab have been accepted by the provincial government, according to a notification of Specialised Healthcare and…

Israel ‘not necessarily’ behind all Iran nuclear site incidents: Gantz

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters): Israel’s defense minister said on Sunday it is not “necessarily” behind every mysterious incident in Iran, after a fire at the Natanz…

NAB readies for online indictment of Zardari in Park Lane case

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

KARACHI (TLTP): Dire-ctor General (DG) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sindh Najaf Mirza constituted three prosecution teams on Sunday for a video link indictment in…

192 martyred, 1326 injured by Indian troops during siege

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In occupied Kashmir, unrelenting military siege and crippling lockdown imposed by the fascist Modi government of India on August 5, last…

Global

Tehran says accord under negotiation with China ‘not secret’

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran has been negotiating a 25-year accord with China and the terms will be announced once a deal is struck, the…

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Libya’s unity govt says ‘foreign air force’ hit key base

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk TRIPOLI: Libya s UN-recognised government Sunday condemned overnight air raids against a recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country,…

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Chile crosses 10,000 virus deaths as president announces aid package

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk SANTIAGO: Chile recorded 10,159 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, as President Sebastian Pinera announced a $1.5 billion aid package to help the middle…

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Responsible behaviour hailed as English pubs reopen

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk LONDON: People in England appear to have broadly behaved themselves as pubs reopened this weekend, Britain’s health minister Matt Hancock said on…

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‘Beyond worst nightmares’: Argentina’s child poverty rate soars amid pandemic

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk BUENOS AIRES: Antonio Chenarce, a 49-year-old baker and father of three in Buenos Aires, has struggled to make ends meet since losing…

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Saudi Arabia extends expat visas for three months

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

RIYADH (Agencies): Sau-di Arabia announced on Sunday that it will extend expatriate visas and residency permits for another three months free of cha-rge, according…

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Pakistan

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

CM Sindh inaugurates Infectious Disease Hospital

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Sher Afzal KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here on Sunday inaugurated newly established 200-bedded Sindh Infectious Diseases Hospital that would start…

ISPR: Indian violates ceasefire along LoC

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Indian Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Battal Sector along the Line of Control targeting civil population late last night. According…

Asim: Commencing work on M-8 Motorway govt top priority

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa Sunday said work on M-8 motorway would…

Nationwide tally of coronavirus reaches 2, 28,474

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday said that 129,830 patients recovered from Corona so far while 25,527 tests were…

PPP observes black day

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

LAHORE (APP): The Pakistan Peoples Party on Sunday observed black day to mark the 43rd anniversary of imposition of 1977 martial law in the…

Afghanistan

10 Taliban killed in two provinces

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk LASHKAR GAH: Ten Taliban militants were killed and four others wounded during clashes with the Afghan National Army soldiers in two southern…

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Calls for new probe into Education Ministry under Farooq Wardak

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Six years have passed since large scale corruption was reported within the Afghan Ministry of Education with Farooq Wardak serving as…

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Three police killed in roadside mine blast

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk HERAT: At least three policemen were killed and three others were wounded in a roadside mine blast in the Kohistan district of…

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Afghanistan’s Abdullah likely to visit Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah is likely to visit Pakistan, at the invitation of Foreign…

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279 new COVID-19 cases reported

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

KABUL (TOLOnews): The Ministry of Public Health reported 279 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 592 samples tested in the last 24 hours…

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Long-shut factory helps corona-struck Afghans breathe free

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

KABUL (Agencies): Seven years ago, Najibullah Seddiqi closed his oxygen factory, frustrated with power cuts and with rampant corruption that kept him from getting…

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Business

Banks look to make lockdown branch closures permanent

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk MADRID: As Spain reopens after the Covid-19 crisis, its banking industry is seizing the opportunity to shrink its swollen branch network which…

Shell boss weighs up moving HQs to Britain

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk AMSTERDAM: Royal Dutch Shell is not ruling out moving its headquarters from the Netherlands to Britain, the oil company’s CEO Ben van…

Big Oil confronts possibility of terminal demand decline

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil execs and experts are starting to ask if the industry has…

Virtual Rawal International Expo 2020 to be held in August

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) would hold first virtual Rawal International Expo 2020 in August. President RCCI Saboor Malik…

Malik called for increased level of connectivity among SAARC members

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Iftikhar Ali Malik Sunday called for increased level of coordination and connectivity among the SAARC…

Arrangements finalized for Digital Global Apparel Sourcing Expo

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

SIALKOT (APP): Regional President of International Apparel Federation (IAF) and Chief Coordinator Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Ijaz A. Khokhar on…

Sports

England tour our biggest series, it’s like the Ashes for us: Kemar Roach

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Pacer Kemar Roach feels the upcoming series against England is equivalent to the Ashes for the West Indies team which will look…

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Romania’s Halep hopes to play in Palermo next month

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Bucharest (Agencies): Romanian women’s world number two Simona Halep hopes to take part in next month’s Palermo Open, the first WTA event to be…

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Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Mendis arrested over fatal crash

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Mendis was arrested Sunday after his vehicle collided with a cyclist, killing him. The 25-year-old batsman was…

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Travel quarantine rules relaxed for top sports events

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Participants in major upcoming sports events in England will be exempt from travel quarantine rules, Britain’s Culture Secretary has said. The British…

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Grant Flower apologises over knife incident with Younis Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower has aplogised for his controversial remarks regarding the Men in Green’s batting great Younis Khan.…

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Ramos holds nerve again as Madrid beat Bilbao

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

MADRID (AFP): Sergio Ramos scored his 22nd consecutive penalty on Sunday as Real Madrid held on for another 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao to…

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Fashion & Movies

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff start shooting for their upcoming YRF’s project

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan have started shooting together for their first collaboration. Not just Tiger and Hrithik, this Yash Raj…

Dabang Khan to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After delivering classics like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Khamoshi, the actor-director duo of Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali…

Sidharth Malhotra to be seen in upcoming ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra, who was launched by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions’ Student Of The Year, is evolving as an actor. While he…

Aditya Pancholi acquitted by Court in assault case

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor and Sooraj Pancholi’s father Aditya Pancholi was acquitted in an assault case in 2015. Pancholi was charged for allegedly assaulting…

Deepika Padukone to be part of ‘xXx 4’

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel’s xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage back in 2017. The actress now…

Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit to be seen together in ‘Kalank’ after 21 years

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The so-called biopic on Sanjay Dutt, ‘Sanju’, starring Ranbir Kapoor, was termed dishonest, as it conveniently ignored several important, some controversial…

Science & Technology

Twitter drops ‘master’, ‘slave’ and ‘blacklist’ terms in favor of more inclusive language

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language. The terms are…

Two Ubisoft execs leave after sexual harassment allegations

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Last month, Ubisoft said it launched an investigation into claims of sexual assault and harassment levelled against some of its employees.…

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Social media app TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a…

Russia develops first generation of space defense systems

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia is developing the first generation of space defense systems, head of the Russian Aerospace Forces Sergey Surovikin said on Friday.…

Swiss authorize anti-viral drug for wide use against COVID-19

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

Monitoring Desk Switzerland announced Thursday that COVID-19 patients beyond those on clinical trials could be given remdesivir, the first drug shown to be relatively…

World’s pile of electronic waste grows ever higher

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: The world’s mountain of discarded flat-screen TVs, cellphones and other electronic goods grew to a record high last year, according to…

Health

Bolivia digs mass graves as cemeteries fill with coronavirus victims

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk BOLIVIA: Local authorities are digging mass graves at cemeteries across Bolivia to receive a new wave of victims from COVID-19, unnerving Bolivians…

I’ve lost all trust in medical research – the financial muscle of Big Pharma has been busy distorting science during the pandemic

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk By Malcolm Kendrick, doctor and author who works as a GP in the National Health Service in England. His blog can be…

WHO sees initial Covid-19 drug trial results within next two weeks

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The World Health Organization (WHO) should soon get results from clinical trials it is conducting of drugs that might be effective…

WHO urges countries to ‘wake up’ and halt virus

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the…

South Africa’s hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new…

EU greenlights use of Remdesivir to treat COVID-19

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: Remdesivir, an antiviral drug produced by the California-based Gilead Sciences biopharmaceutical company, has become the first treatment for COVID-19 to receive…

Travel

Greece bans entry to Serbians

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk ATHENS: Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved…

US, China left out as England slashes quarantine list

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Travellers from more than 70 “low-risk” countries and territories will no longer have to self-isolate when arriving in England, the UK…

From tubs to toilets, Vietnam hotel opens with gold-plated pizzazz

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

Monitoring Desk HANOI: A five-star hotel in Vietnamese capital Hanoi has opened with a twist that it hopes will attract guests with intimately expensive…

Austria issues travel warning for six Balkan states

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2020

Monitoring Desk VIENNA: Austria has issued travel warnings for the whole of the Western Balkans, on the day the European Union added two of…

US not on EU’s ‘safe’ travel list, diplomats say

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2020

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The United States is not on a “safe list” of destinations for non-essential travel due to be unveiled by European Union…

Sweden losing millions per day as high COVID-19 spread stifles tourism

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2020

Monitoring Desk STOCKHOLM: With no lockdowns and only minor restrictions in place, Sweden has seen close to 68,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over…

Articles

As Algerians mark independence, the revolutionary spirit lives on

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Malia Bouattia Algerians fought colonialism for the more than 132 years, now they’re fighting to build a better country. As Algeria’s independence day looms,…

Arctic oil infrastructure faces climate karma

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Julian Lee Beaches, clear blue seas, scorching temperatures and long days. Forget the Caribbean, your next summer beach holiday could be on the shores…

Is the ‘American Century’ finally over?

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Abdullah Muradoglu The U.S. was founded on July 4, 1776, with the decision of 13 British colonies to leave the English Monarchy. That’s why…

Wrong for India to think provoking China is countering a ‘Wolf Warrior’

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Yu Ning China-India relations are undergoing their worst crisis since the 1962 border war between the two Asian giants, which has been to the…

The fearful and the fearless

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Urban Lehner Four months into the pandemic, the United States finds itself in a strange and disturbing situation. With only 4% of the world’s…

Russia and US elections: Another hoax, or not?

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Kilic Bugra Kanat The 2016 presidential election in the US is being remembered not only as an election that many pollsters and political analysts…

Editorial

New tablet policy for inductees

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

KP, Elementary and Secondary Education department has introduced a new tablet policy, upon the approval of Provincial Cabinet in a notification no. MO-III/ESRU/E&SED/Tablet PCs…

Subsidy to LNG fertilizer plants

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

The dust of massive subsidy doled out to sugar mills is yet to settle down that Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has…

Fast-tracking CPEC

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting on Friday to review the pace of work on different projects under the umbrella of China-Pakistan Economic…

Tribal districts’- electricity transmission

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2020

Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan reviewed the progress on schemes pertaining to improvement and upgradation of power transmission and distribution system in the…

Doctors’ appointment

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government had decided to overcome the deficiency of doctors in government hospitals. The doctors’ appointments made on regular basis through Public service…

Directionless vision

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Cabinet Committee on Energy has decided to lift ban on import of furnace oil to meet the demand of thermal power plants which were…

Arts and Literature

Alaaddin Mosque, a Seljuk-era masterpiece famed for its crown gate, intricate decorations

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk The Alaaddin Mosque, considered to have been built by Alaattin Ali of Karaman, a bey of Karamanids, during the Anatolian Beyliks era…

First Things by Hadley Arkes

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk This book restores to us an understanding that was once settled in the “moral sciences:” That there are propositions, in morals and…

Buddha sculpture images to be in Japan school books

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

PESHAWAR (APP): Images of a Buddha’s sculpture being displayed at Peshawar Museum are to be included in school books of Japan, highlighting archaeological importance…

Western Europe’s Democratic Age by Martin Conway

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2020

Monitoring Desk What happened in the years following World War II to create a democratic revolution in the western half of Europe? In Western…

King Abdul Aziz Foundation offers a quarter of its Arabic content online

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2020

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: The King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) recently launched its open access initiative after 5 years of hard…

Life in Corona times

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2020

These days life has been hard, Been trying but it’s like I’ve been barred, Corona virus I know we’ve done wrong, And I know…