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U.S. Urges Pakistan to ‘Do More’ Against Taliban

The United States Vice President Mike Pence has urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi that his country “must do more” against the Taliban and other militants. President Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with visiting Pakistani National Security Advisor Nasser Janjua has formally invited Pakistan’s PM to visit Kabul for …

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Pakistan Not Included in FATF’s Terrorist Financing Watchlist

Pakistan has not been added to the grey-list of global money-laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) after conclusion of the task force’s plenary session on Friday. The list called ‘jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies’, available on FATF’s website, includes the names of Ethiopia, Iraq, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Vanuatu, …

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US Treasury Depart. Sanctions Three ‘Terrorist Facilitators’ Based in Pakistan

The United States Treasury Department on Thursday announced that three “terrorist facilitators” based in Pakistan have been added to the U.S. government’s list of specially designated global terrorists. “We are targeting operatives who have provided logistical support, improvised explosive devices, and other technological assistance to [al Qaeda], Lashkar-e Tayyiba, the …

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Ghani Labeled Pakistan ‘Center of Taliban’

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called Pakistan the “center of the Taliban” and urged Islamabad to take serious measures and practical actions against the terrorist groups. Ghani in an address to the nation on Friday said his country has provided Pakistani authorities with a complete list of insurgents. “We are …

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Protest Erupts In Kabul Against Pakistan, Taliban

Following the series of terrorist attacks across Afghanistan, dozens of Kabul residents on Thursday protested against Pakistan and the Taliban. The protestors who staged a peaceful rally in Kabul, blamed Pakistan of being involved in recent deadly attacks in Afghan capital which left hundreds of people dead and wounded. “Pakistan …

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Pakistan Halting Afghan Peace Process: HPC

Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC) says Pakistan clearly intervening in Afghan peace talks, and not letting the process to “practically” get started. Addressing an event on Tuesday in Kabul, the HPC Secretary Mohammad Akram Khpalwak said the intervention of Central Asian countries particularly Pakistan, the presence of terrorist groups and drug …

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