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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.

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.

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.

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.

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

04 Sep 2019

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

On Wednesday, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the Centre under the new anti-terror law.

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.

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

27 Jul 2019

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports.

Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan

20 Jul 2019

Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan

Days after terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested, the United States on Friday expressed doubts on Pakistan's intentions saying his earlier arrests made no difference.

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.

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.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

16 Jun 2019

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.

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.

From Hindu girls to Muslim wives: Peeking into Pakistan's dark-reality

26 Mar 2019

From Hindu girls to Muslim wives: Peeking into Pakistan's dark-reality

A distraught father, sitting in torn clothes, beat his chest outside a police station in Pakistan's Sindh province demanding the return of his daughters Raveena (13) and Rina (15).

Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

14 Mar 2019

Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

India has been fuming after China chose to side with Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar at United Nations Security Council.

#PulwamaAftermath: Pakistan Government takes control of Jaish headquarters amid pressure

22 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAftermath: Pakistan Government takes control of Jaish headquarters amid pressure

Amid immense international pressure, the Pakistani Government has taken over the administrative control of Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit's headquarters on Friday.

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.

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.

Imran Khan: Not in Pakistan's interest to let terrorism flourish

29 Nov 2018

Imran Khan: Not in Pakistan's interest to let terrorism flourish

A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called for resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan, he has said that it is not in Pakistan's interest to let terrorism flourish on its soil.

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

29 Nov 2018

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been facing criticism for his visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, has landed himself in yet another controversy.

On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

27 Nov 2018

On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

On the tenth anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks which killed 166, President of United States Donald Trump tweeted his country stood with Indians.

#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

26 Nov 2018

#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

On the tenth anniversary of the barbaric Mumbai attacks, the United States of America has said those who plotted the attack have still not been convicted and announced a reward of $5 million for information on preparators.

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

11 Nov 2018

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.

NIA's 'Most Wanted' list seems to prioritize Maoists over terrorists

21 Oct 2018

NIA's 'Most Wanted' list seems to prioritize Maoists over terrorists

On Saturday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) released a list of its most wanted fugitives, urging the public to provide it with tips about fugitives' whereabouts.

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.

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

27 Jul 2018

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.

Bombs, 1000 coffins, and votes: Highlights from Pakistan's election-day

25 Jul 2018

Bombs, 1000 coffins, and votes: Highlights from Pakistan's election-day

An undergoing election is expected to bring new hope of democracy in Pakistan, but the fear of an unfair polling day hasn't been ruled out.

Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation

25 Jul 2018

Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation

The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.

As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge

25 Jul 2018

As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge

Pakistan votes today in its 11th general elections since 1970, incidentally only the second civilian transfer of power in the country.

Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.

Before Pakistan elections, Facebook removes accounts of Hafiz Saeed's political-party

15 Jul 2018

Before Pakistan elections, Facebook removes accounts of Hafiz Saeed's political-party

Facebook, on the backfoot after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, claims to be actively taking steps to ensure fair elections in Pakistan.

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.

'Mastermind' in Bukhari's killing was running hate blog from Pakistan

28 Jun 2018

'Mastermind' in Bukhari's killing was running hate blog from Pakistan

The investigation into reputed journalist Shujaat Bukhari's murder has revealed major clues. Police have already established the involvement of three terrorists- one Pakistani and two Kashmiri- in his assassination.