FATF to review Pakistan’s steps against terror financing

A team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to hold meetings with top Pakistani officials on Monday to discuss the measures taken by Pakistan so far to counter money laundering and terror financing. Continue Reading

Pakistan political leaders pay tribute to Vajpayee

Pakistan government and top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian prime minister contributed to bringing “a change” in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development. Continue Reading

Pak releases 30 Indian prisoners in lieu of Independence Day

Islamabad: Pakistan today released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture ahead of the country’s Independence Day tomorrow. Continue Reading

Pak elections: Shehbaz, Bilawal lose security deposit

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif and chairman of the PPP Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari are among the candidates whose security deposit will be forfeited for failing to get 25 per cent of the total votes polled in their constituencies in the 25 July elections, according to a media report today. Continue Reading