Financial Action Task Force
25 Jun 2020
US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"
Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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'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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
03 Apr 2018
US designates Hafiz Saeed's party as terrorist organization
In a notable move, the US on Monday designated Lashkar-e-Taiba's political front, the Milli Muslim League (MML), as a terrorist organization. Simultaneously, seven top officials of the MML have also been labeled Specially Designated Global Terrorists.
09 Mar 2018
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
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 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.
16 Feb 2018
Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed's seminary, dispensaries
It seems US's pressure tactics against Pakistan have worked. The latter has finally started cracking down on charities run by Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
01 Jan 2018
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.