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Monday, Feb 17, 2020


Feb 17, 2020 09:00
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Feb 16, 2020 23:35
With the US seen as overly dependent on Pakistan for swinging a deal with the Afghan Taliban, diplomats of other Western nations expect an easing of pressure from Washington on Islamabad. Pakistan is also not expected to be put on FATF’s “black list”, which would entail harsher sanctions, as such a move would be blocked by China, Malaysia and Turkey. read more
Feb 13, 2020 23:49
Noting that the verdict came just four days before a plenary meeting of FATF in Paris will assess action taken by Pakistan to counter terror financing, a person said that Saeed’s sentencing was “part of a long pending international obligation of Pakistan to put an end to the support for terrorism”. read more
Feb 13, 2020 09:59
Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed was convicted in two terror financing cases by a Pakistan court on Wednesday. read more
Feb 12, 2020 18:48
The verdict came four days before the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) plenary meeting in Paris to assess action taken by Pakistan to counter terror financing and money laundering. Saeed, who was detained last July, can appeal against the ruling in higher courts. read more
Jan 31, 2020 23:19
The working group and plenary meetings of FATF in Paris from February 16 to 21 will assess the implementation of a 27-point action plan by Pakistan, which was placed in the grey list in June 2018 for failing to stop fund raising by groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba... read more
Jan 25, 2020 23:08
“We strongly encourage Pakistan to work with FATF and the international community to fully satisfy its action plan commitments,” Alice Wells, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia said. read more
Jan 25, 2020 21:34
In their wide-ranging talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro urged all countries to work towards rooting out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupting terror networks and financing channels as well... read more
Jan 25, 2020 21:05
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Jan 25, 2020 20:14
The United States was instrumental in the “grey listing” of Pakistan in June 2018 by the 39-member FATF, overriding stiff resistance from China and Turkey, two of Pakistan’s close allies. read more
Jan 25, 2020 12:09
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the country should be taken off the FATF’s ‘grey list’ as it has made considerable progress on the requirements of the international terror financing watchdog. read more
Jan 24, 2020 23:07
During a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Group, an associate of the FATF, which ended in Beijing on Thursday, Pakistan had defended its compliance with a 27-point action plan and made efforts to be removed from the grey list, in which it was included in... read more
Jan 23, 2020 21:31
China is the current president of FATF and co-chair of the Asia Pacific Joint Group. Geng added China will continue to uphold an impartial and constructive attitude in discussions. read more
Jan 17, 2020 01:22
India strongly criticised Pakistan and China for raising Kashmir during closed-door consultations at the UN Security Council on Thursday read more
Jan 16, 2020 23:27
Bayley said Pakistan needs to make a “step change” to ensure stability in the region and “all options are on the table” if this doesn’t happen by the time of the FATF’s next plenary meeting in Paris in February. read more