Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicTerror financing

Topic: Terror financing

Pakistan remains in FATF ‘grey list’ for terror financing, money laundering, but nearing exit

Financial Action Task Force chief says Pakistan has met all requirements to exit grey list, but terror financing watchdog will assess if it can ‘sustain’ reforms by holding on-site visit.

China does it again. Stops India-US move for UN sanctions on top Lashkar terrorist in Pakistan

It was under Abdul Rehman Makki’s leadership that the LeT masterminded and executed 26/11, besides other attacks in Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir separatist Yasin Malik gets life imprisonment in 2017 terror-funding case

Malik had been charged under the UAPA for committing a terrorist act, raising funds for terrorism, being a member of a terrorist group and part of a criminal conspiracy, and sedition.

Pakistan given extra action plan to check terror financing before it can get off FATF grey list

The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has now given Pakistan time until October to fulfil the previously set requirements along with the new action plan. 

Pakistan fails 6 of 27 obligations set by terror watchdog FATF, likely to stay on grey list

Action against Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed are among the 6 obligations set by FATF that Pakistan has failed to fulfil. Its performance will be reviewed at an FATF meet next week.

Pakistan is hoodwinking the world on terror funding. FATF grey list needs to go darker

Pakistan is aware of the dilemma FATF faces, and is using it to its advantage.

Why Yes Bank, IL&FS, DHFL cases can become a headache for India’s next FATF assessment

India is likely to go through its FATF country assessment early next year. Some issues could prove a sticking point, including demonetisation and crackdown on shell firms.

India to push for Pakistan’s blacklisting at FATF after Handwara & Keran terror attacks

Pakistan has to work on FATF’s 27-point action plan to come out of the ‘grey list’, but India believes it is still financing terror amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

FATF’s grey list suits Pakistan’s jihadi ambitions. It only worries entering the black list

For Pakistan, the grey list is better than the black list, especially when the country’s intent is not to shut down the jihad completely, not any time soon.

Hafiz Saeed, Mumbai attacks mastermind, arrested by Pakistan’s counter-terror dept

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, who has several cases pending against him, was travelling to Gujranwala from Lahore to appear before an anti-terrorism court when the arrest took place.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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