FATF: News

SC extends ED chief's tenure till September 15

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra till September 15 in "larger public interest," adding that no further extensions will be granted in the matter.

03 May 2023


Pakistan may enter FATF's 'grey list' again; Here's why 

Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a United Nations-proscribed global terrorist organization, publicly collected funds for jihad in Peshawar, Pakistan, and other cities during Eid-ul-Fitr, the European Times reported, per ANI.

18 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Anti-terror NMFT conference: PM Modi takes veiled dig at Pakistan

Delivering the inaugural address at the third "No Money For Terror (NMFT) Ministerial Conference" in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi said new finance technologies were being used to fund terrorism.

22 Oct 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan out of FATF's grey list after 4 years

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money-laundering and terrorism-financing watchdog said on Friday that it has removed Pakistan from its "increased monitoring" list, often known as the "grey list".

18 Sep 2022


UN: China blocks US-India proposal to blacklist Pak-based 26/11 plotter

China on Thursday blocked a proposal moved by the United States (US) and backed by India at the United Nations (UN) to designate Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Sajid Mir as a global terrorist.

20 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

India preparing dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists for UN to see

India is preparing a dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir to raise the issue with the United Nations in order to corner them, Hindustan Times reported, citing Union Home Ministry officials.

25 Oct 2020

Pakistan Army

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

Turkey was the only country of the 39 members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) batting for Pakistan's removal from the terror financing watchdog's grey list.

24 Oct 2020


FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list after the country failed to fully comply with a 27-point action plan given to it.

22 Aug 2020

Dawood Ibrahim

Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address

The Pakistan government on Saturday admitted that Dawood Ibrahim, who is among India's most wanted, lives in Karachi.

21 Feb 2020

Indian Army

FATF keeps Pakistan on greylist, gives a four-month deadline

Pakistan has got yet another extension from the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

18 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan poised to remain on terror watchdog FATF's 'gray list'

The global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its 'gray list', informed sources told the news agency ANI.

12 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

Hafiz Saeed convicted in two cases, gets five years imprisonment

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore convicted Hafiz Saeed in two cases of terror financing and sentenced him to five and a half years of jail in both matters. A fine of Rs. 15,000 for each case was also levied on him.

18 Oct 2019


Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

15 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

FATF may put Pakistan on "dark grey list"

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide Pakistan's fate, and things aren't looking great for the country.

14 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Before FATF decision, US asks Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan is going through a tough time as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide whether it will keep the country on its greylist or downgrade it to the dreaded blacklist.

13 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.

07 Oct 2019


FATF notes Pakistan's actions against terrorism haven't been enough

The global-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gave Pakistan months to act strongly against terrorism, but the country failed to do so.

26 Sep 2019


Hafiz Saeed allowed to use bank account for "monthly expenses"

Pakistan had knocked on United Nations Security Council's doors with a peculiar request related to terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

23 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan's running out of time, could be blacklisted by FATF

It seems time is not in Pakistan's favor and the country could soon land in its worst-ever crisis. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global watchdog of terror financing, might downgrade Pakistan from its greylist and put it on the blacklist.

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan airline operated over 80 flights with 0 passengers: Report

In an explicable blooper, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated 46 regular flights without any passengers on board, from the Islamabad airport during 2016-17, revealed the national carrier's audit report.

23 Aug 2019

World Bank

FATF's Asia Pacific arm blacklists Pakistan for not curbing terror-funding

In a big setback for Pakistan, the Asia Pacific division of global terror watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has put the country on its blacklist over its failure to curb terror financing.

17 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody

Days after booking him on terror financing charges, Pakistan on Wednesday arrested UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

04 Jul 2019


Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'

Amid global pressure to act against home-grown terrorism, Pakistani authorities on Wednesday booked Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, for terrorism financing.

22 Jun 2019


Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

It seems the global terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has had enough of Pakistan's incompetence.

03 May 2019


After Azhar's listing, Pakistan seeks time to act against terror

After Masood Azhar's listing as UN-designated terrorist, Pakistan has sought more time from Paris-based terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to act on terrorism.

10 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan writes to FATF seeking India's removal from review body

Pakistan has asked terror financing watchdog, FATF, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, to ensure the review process is "fair and unbiased".

FATF slams Pakistan over terror funding but doesn't blacklist it

Much to Pakistan's relief, global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force on Friday didn't put the country on the blacklist but condemned the Pulwama attack in strong words.

30 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

At the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) on Friday.

28 Oct 2018


How Pakistan's poor are becoming 'penniless billionaires'

Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan has vouched to end money laundering in the country, but before that happens thousands of poor have become victims of it.

09 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

A second team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in Pakistan to hold meetings with top officials to discuss the measures taken by the country to counter terror financing after it was added in the 'grey list' for providing monetary assistance to terrorists.

30 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

India lauds FATF's 'grey listing' of Pakistan for terror financing

Days after Paris-based watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), 'grey listed' Pakistan for its failure to curb terror financing, India, on Saturday, said that it hoped Islamabad would take appropriate action to address international terrorism concerns.

08 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists

Pakistan is reportedly working on a draft bill to permanently ban Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and other terror groups and individuals already on the watchlist of the interior ministry.

09 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan court clears way for registration of Saeed's political party

The Islamabad High Court on Thursday set aside a decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to reject the application of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League (MML) as a political party.

23 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

The global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is reportedly going to put Pakistan back on its grey list of nations that fail to prevent terror-financing and money laundering.

22 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan gets three-month reprieve from inclusion in terrorist-financing watch-list

Pakistan has momentarily succeeded in escaping inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list. This list includes countries that are deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations.

01 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities

Pakistan's government has planned to seize the control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed. Earlier, Washington had designated Saeed as a terrorist.