Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan to remain on FATF’s till February 2021

BRUSSELS: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to maintain Pakistan’s status on its  grey list  of countries. The country has remained in the list as it has been unable to comply with six of the 27 points in the global terror financing and money laundering watchdog’s action plan. ...

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Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Pakistan

LAHORE: The Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited overs series against Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the visiting team at the airport. Players of the Zimbabwe team – who are visiting the country after five years – will spend their first week (Oct 21 ...

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Pakistani footballer Karishma Ali marks a spot at Forbes, 30 under 30

CHITRAL: 21 year old Karishma Ali is the first-ever girl from Chitral to play football on the national as well as international level. The Pakistani footballer secured a spot at the prestigious Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list. ‘Baba, look how far we’ve come,” she tweeted. As President of the Chitral Women’s’ Sports ...

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India behind high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mooed Yusuf revealed that India was involved in at least four high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan, saying that Islamabad had “proof to the T” of New Delhi’s involvement. In an interview to veteran Indian journalist Karan Thapar for The Wire, Yusuf said ...

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Pakistan assures Afghanistan of complete support for peace process

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday assured Afghanistan of Pakistan’s complete support for the Afghan peace process, stating that Islamabad wanted to be “friends not masters”. The foreign minister was speaking at a conference at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad alongside the chairman of Afghanistan’s High ...

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At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor of hate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, calling India a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam. Khan said at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders that Islamophobia rules India and threatens the ...

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Pakistan govt passes all FATF-linked bills via joint session

ISLAMABAD: After a series of defeats in Senate, Pakistan government pushed all pending legislations on terror financing linked to FATF compliance through a joint session of parliament amid loud protests and a walkout by Opposition members. The Imran Khan government’s desperate move is part of efforts to get Pakistan out ...

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Pakistani women raped, robbed of valuables on motorway

LAHORE: A mother of two children was looted and raped at gunpoint on motorway near Gujjar Pura area of the Pakistani Punjab metropolis. The woman was reportedly travelling in a car along with her two children when it developed some fault near Gujjar Pura. Some unknown accused overpowered her when ...

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