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Imran Khan seeks India-Pakistan mediation by US: Trump told Modi

28 Feb 2020

Imran Khan seeks India-Pakistan mediation by US: Trump told Modi

During his two day visit to India earlier this week, United States President Donald Trump held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over ironing out a bilateral trade deal between the two nations.

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

21 Feb 2020

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).

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

18 Feb 2020

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.

Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports

18 Feb 2020

Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports

Before the terror-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could take a decision on blacklisting Pakistan, Islamabad informed that wanted terrorist Masood Azhar, who is the head of the proscribed organization Jaish-e-Mohammed, has gone missing.

Hafiz Saeed convicted in two cases, gets five years imprisonment

12 Feb 2020

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.

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

23 Oct 2019

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.

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

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.

FATF may put Pakistan on "dark grey list"

15 Oct 2019

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.

Before FATF decision, US asks Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed

14 Oct 2019

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.

Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon

13 Oct 2019

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.

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

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.

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

27 Sep 2019

How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate

With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.

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

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.

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

23 Sep 2019

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.

Pakistan airline operated over 80 flights with 0 passengers: Report

22 Sep 2019

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.

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

14 Sep 2019

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

It's a well-known fact that Pakistan breeds terrorism, but the country was left humiliated when its interior minister admitted to the same in an interview.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

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

23 Aug 2019

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.

Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies

23 Jul 2019

Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies

Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.

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

17 Jul 2019

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.

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

07 Jul 2019

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

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

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.

Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

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.

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

08 Jun 2019

Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.

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

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.

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

13 Apr 2019

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again

14 Mar 2019

India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again

China blocked UN Security Council from designating Jaish-e-Mohammed founder, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist for the fourth time on Thursday.

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

10 Mar 2019

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".

Situation between India, Pakistan "very, very bad": US President Trump

23 Feb 2019

Situation between India, Pakistan "very, very bad": US President Trump

Days after he called the Pulwama attack a "horrible situation", US President Donald Trump, on Friday, made more comprehensive comments about the attack and the US' stance on it.

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

22 Feb 2019

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.

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's outfit; puts army on 'standby'

22 Feb 2019

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's outfit; puts army on 'standby'

Faced with enormous pressure to act against terror outfits flourishing on its soil, Pakistan on Thursday banned two of Hafiz Saeed's outfits.

France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

20 Feb 2019

France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

In the aftermath of the horrific Pulwama attack, France, in a major move, has decided to move the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".

Cornered after Pulwama attack, coward Pakistan cries conspiracy

16 Feb 2019

Cornered after Pulwama attack, coward Pakistan cries conspiracy

Terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed took responsibility for the horrendous Pulwama attack, India slammed Pakistan for nurturing notorious organizations and the United States asked it to do away with its safe havens.

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

18 Dec 2018

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

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

30 Nov 2018

#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.

How Pakistan's poor are becoming 'penniless billionaires'

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.

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

09 Oct 2018

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.

Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

21 Sep 2018

Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

The US has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan didn't adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017.

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

30 Jun 2018

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.

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

08 Apr 2018

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.