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Naya Pakistan: Government to curb banned outfits within four months

News Analysis | Pakistan is all set to take action against banned organizations across the country, Mr. Asad Umar, the minister for finance, stated while...

Pakistan seeks India’s removal as FATF Co-Chair

News Desk | Last week, Finance Minister Asad Umar dispatched a letter to the President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Marshall Billingslea, urging...

Iran and North Korea highlight pitfalls of Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy...

James M. Dorsey | Donald J. Trump’s hitherto failed ‘maximum pressure’ approach to Iran, as well as for that matter North Korea, begs the question...

No to extremism in Naya Pakistan: Government goes after banned outfits

News Analysis | Pakistan has decided to take action against all banned organizations operating in the country. According to details, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr....

FATF appreciates Pakistan’s anti-money laundering steps

News Analysis | The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has termed the steps taken by Pakistan to combat money laundering and terrorism “satisfactory”. But...

Imran khan used blasphemy card shamelessly: Reham Khan

News Desk | Reham Khan, former wife of Prime Minister Imran Khan is confronting unpleasant reactions from Pakistanis on social media for her recent interview...

India’s sabotaging acts in Pakistan – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan's economic stability is not acceptable to India. Therefore, it has been hatching conspiracies against Pakistan-China Economic Corridor since the...

Have the dark clouds of FATF started to wither away?

News Analysis | A high-level Pakistani delegation headed by Finance Secretary Arif Ahmed Khan is currently in Sydney for FATF review meeting and has said...

Will Imran’s Gulf Yatra means serious compromises?

Khurram Minhas | In Indian politics ‘Yatra’ refers to political struggle and robust campaigning for political objectives. Political parties or politicians use ‘Yatra’ as a...

Gwadar becomes the center of attention as Asian Parliamentary Assembly begins

News Analysis | More than 100 parliamentarians from 28 different countries coming from Asia, Europe and Africa are convening in Gwadar to participate in the...

JuD, FIF no longer on list of banned organisations

News Analysis | Hafiz Saeed’s Jamat-ud-Dawa (JUD), and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) which were placed on a list of banned terror outfits, have been removed after...

“Do more” to get out of FATF greylist: Experts to govt

News Analysis | An Asia Pacific Group (APG) delegation comprising financial experts has expressed dissatisfaction over the progress that has been made so far by...

What can be won from PM Imran Khan’s visit to Germany?

News Analysis | The Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel made contact with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan to congratulate him over his victory in...

Crunch time in Pakistan – James Dorsey

James M. Dorsey | It’s crunch time in Pakistan. Resolving Pakistan’s financial crisis is likely to require newly appointed prime minister Imran Khan to not...

Pakistan at a crossroads as Imran Khan is sworn in -James...

James M. Dorsey | Criticism of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering and terrorism finance regime by the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) is likely to...

Pakistan placed on FATF watch-list, confirms foreign office

AFP | Pakistan has been placed on a global terror financing watchlist, its foreign office said Thursday, tainting its image ahead of a general election...

National Security Committee meeting: FATF challenge ahead?

News Analysis | The National Security Committee met with the caretaker prime minister, retired Justice Nasirul Mulk, on June 8, 2018, to discuss the overall...

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