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FATF's reminder to Pakistan: ‘Monitoring actions to counter terror financing’

Recent videos that emerged online showed Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin along with armed bodyguards as he led funeral prayers for Bashir Ahmad Peer, a Hizbul Mujahideen commander shot dead by unidentified assailants in Rawalpindi.

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.(AFP file)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 05:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Attacks may rise after Pak removal from FATF’s grey list: IB

The officials were briefing the members of the CTC during an informal session held at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, one of the main targets of the attacks carried out in November 2008 by a 10-member LeT team.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar lays a wreath at the 26/11 Memorial, in Mumbai on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 29, 2022 08:16 AM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan, New Delhi

Myanmar put on FATF’s ‘black list’ over money laundering risks

FATF list: Myanmar joins North Korea and Iran, which have been on the high-risk list since 2020.

Myanmar: A flag with the logo of the Financial Action Task Force is seen.(AP)
Published on Oct 22, 2022 02:07 PM IST
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Pakistan off terror financing ‘grey list’ after four years

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Pakistan on its list of countries under increased monitoring, or the so-called grey list, in June 2018 for its failure to tackle terror financing, especially the activities of UN-designated terror groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif welcomed FATF’s decision, describing the development as a “vindication of our determined and sustained efforts over the years”.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 06:59 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Ukraine war: FATF imposes additional restrictions on Russia

"FATF repeatedly condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Following plenary discussions this week, FATF decided to impose additional restrictions, incl bar Russia from current and future projects and participating in meetings of FATF's regional partner bodies as a FATF member," FATF President T Raja Kumar said

Ukrainian servicemen talk at a position on a frontline, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Mykolaiv region. (Reuters Photo)
Updated on Oct 21, 2022 11:40 PM IST
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