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Thursday, February 20, 2020



China joins India, US to set new deadline for Pakistan

February 20, 2020 11:03 am

Diplomatic sources said Turkey was the only country which held out in the end. This marks a major shift in China’s position, which has always backed Pakistan at the FATF.

Don’t move Pakistan out of terror fund grey list, key group tells FATF

February 19, 2020 10:11 am

Despite efforts by Pakistan to get out of the grey list and India’s efforts to push it to the black list, the global terror financing watchdog’s International Co-operation Review Group (ICRG) has taken a decision to keep Pakistan on the grey list.

Plenary meet begins today: Pakistan likely to remain on FATF grey list

February 16, 2020 1:07 pm

Pakistan’s case will come up for review at the FATF plenary in Paris from February 16 to 21. Of the 27 actions it was supposed to undertake by October 2018, when it was put on the grey list in June 2018, Pakistan was found fully compliant only on five points at the last plenary meeting.

Changing equations in region help Pakistan get relief at FATF meet

January 24, 2020 7:12 am

Sources said Pakistan had an important role in brokering a ceasefire deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, negotiated this week at Doha with a US official team led by Zalmay Khalilzad, its special envoy on Afghan reconciliation.

Uighur terrorism brewing in Pakistan is drawing China’s ire

November 02, 2019 12:06 pm

The Pakistani military intelligence, the ISI, has regularly informed the Chinese about Uighurs operating out of Pakistan, which has helped its Chinese counterpart in fending off the attacks.

The screws tighten

October 20, 2019 11:42 pm

Islamabad evades FATF blacklist, but Delhi’s campaign has put the spotlight on Pakistan’s support for cross-border terrorism.

Curb funding of terror or face blacklist: Pakistan is warned

October 19, 2019 3:20 am

The Indian Express has learnt that the China and Turkey pushed to give Pakistan a “little more time” to fulfil its commitments. Saudi Arabia has not yet committed to giving support or oppose the Indian effort.

FATF retains Pakistan on 'Grey List', warns action if it fails to rein in terror funding

October 18, 2019 4:07 pm

Pakistan, which was placed on the "grey list" by the watchdog in June last year, was given time till October 2019 to give a plan of action or face the risk of being placed on the blacklist with Iran and North Korea.

Pakistan under lot of pressure at FATF meeting: NSA Ajit Doval

October 15, 2019 6:43 pm

Pakistan was placed on the grey list by the Paris-based watchdog in June last year and given a plan of action to complete by October 2019 or face the risk of being placed on the blacklist with Iran and North Korea.

Isolated at anti-terror FATF meet, Pakistan on verge of being in 'Dark Grey' list: Report

October 15, 2019 8:21 am

If Pakistan continues with the 'grey list' or put in 'Dark Grey' list, it would be very difficult for the country to get financial aid from the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union, making its financial condition more precarious.