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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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Pakistan’s Loyalty Questioned Again after Shelling on Kunar Province

As Kabul and Islamabad discuss launching of joint operations against the insurgents hidden across the Durand line, Pakistan shells artillery rockets over eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. A spokesman for the Afghan Chief Executive said on Monday that Pakistan will never be loyal to Afghanistan. “Before the arrival of Pakistani …

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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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U.S. Asks Pakistan: ‘Come to Table and Assist’ in Fight against Terrorism

The United States on Wednesday expressed hope that Pakistan would “come to the table” and demonstrate willingness to “aggressively” confront terrorist groups operating from its territory, amid reports that Islamabad has suspended its military and intelligence cooperation with America. Based on media reports, Pakistan’s decision to suspend military and intelligence …

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