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Terrorism: FATF's Asia Pacific Group keeps Pakistan on 'Enhanced Follow-up List'

Islamabad: Pakistan received a jolt as the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF's) Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering has kept the country on "Enhanced Follow-up List" for its slow progress on the technical recommendations of the FATF to fight terror financing, media reports said. 

FATF greylist: Pakistan 'hires' lobbyist firm for US bailout

Islamabad: Pakistan seems to have hired a lobbyist firm on the  Capitol Hill to push a narrative favouring Islamabad with US President Donald Trump-led administration and get bailed out of the club of nations on the “grey list', just days ahead of the crucial Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting.

FATF meet: Pakistan record on 26/11 will be under scanner

Islamabad: The deadline for Pakistan over the 'grey list' issue to be discussed in the  Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting is drawing nearer and in such a scenario the country's actions against 26/11 attackers in India will be under the scanner as part of the 27-point action list it has been handed to complete, media reports said.

Pakistan making desperate attempts to misleadterror financing watchdog FATF as Oct deadline nears

Pakistan seems to be racing against time as the October deadline set by  the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to clean up its records on terror financing approaches, though Islamabad seems to be still trying to shield JuD chief and Lashkar-e-Taiba patron Hafiz Saeed.

Pakistan continues to provide VIP treatment to 21 dreaded terrorists: Reports

Islamabad: Despite Financial Action Task Force (FATF) challenge, Pakistan continues to provide VIP treatment to many terrorists, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Pakistan-based Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) terrorist Ranjeet Singh Neeta, media reports said.

FBM spokesperson says FATF must blacklist Pakistan for promoting religious extremism and drug smuggling

Quetta: Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) spokesperson Gamshaad Baloch has said Pakistan is still promoting religious extremism in occupied Balochistan, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, urging the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to not overlook the current wave of religious violence in the nation.

Ahead of FATF crucial meeting, Pakistan security officials kill 4 terrorists

Islamabad: Pakistan security officials have killed a  terrorist commander and his three accomplices during an operation near the boundary of North and South Waziristan tribal districts on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan: PM Imran Khan lashes out at opposition for defeating two FATF-related bills in Senate

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday lambasted his country's opposition for defeating two bills related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in the Senate, accusing them of trying to sabotage his efforts to help Pakistan exit from the watchdog's 'grey list' for personal political interests.

Pakistan bans Khatam-Ul-Ambia terror outfit

Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan government has decided to ban another militant outfit- Khatam-Ul-Ambia taking the number of outlawed organisations to 77.

Pakistan submits initial draft report on terror funding to FATF: Report

Islamabad:  Pakistan has submitted its initial draft report to the joint group of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global terror financing watchdog, showing progress and compliance of remaining 13 points out of 27 action points, reports The News International.

COVID-19: Pakistani terror groups seem benefitting from outbreak, militants walk free from jail

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistani terror groups seem to be benefitting from the COVID-19 outbreak as all of their operatives, who were in jail as a condition to keep Pakistan out of Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) blacklist, have now walked free amid the spike in virus infection cases in the country, media reports said.

FATF to review Pakistan performance in June

Islamabad/UNI:  The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) would be reviewing Pakistan’s performance in meeting its commitments to check terror financing and money laundering at the body's next meeting slated to be held in Beijing on June 21-26, Dawn reported on Tuesday.

The 'disappearance' of Masood Azhar on the eve of the FATF plenary demonstrates Pakistan’s chicanery

Pakistan had been identified by the money laundering and terror financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), as a ‘high risk and non-cooperative’ country as far back as in June 2008, and had been placed on the organization’s grey list. It was removed from the list the following year, but found its way back on the grey list in February 2012, when it was described as a ‘high-risk and non-cooperative country, not committed to an action plan’. 

Iran says FATF designation not to affect foreign trade

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI:  Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati said that a decision by the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to blacklist the Islamic Republic will not affect the country's foreign trade, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

Pakistan moves down in Human Development Index (HDI), now stands at 152

Islamabad/IBNS: Apart from the global terror financial watchdog FATF's move of keeping the nation in 'grey list', Pakistan has now moved one step down in the  Human Development Index (HDI) to touch 152.