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Closed since Balakot air strike, Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation

Islamabad: Pakistan has reopened its airspace for all types of civil traffic, the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday. The news was confirmed to Radio Pakistan by a CAA official. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes,” according to a notice […]

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Is Pakistan sincere in its crackdown against Hafiz Saeed? India will be watching

New Delhi/ Islamabad:  Even as Pakistani authorities have booked Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 other leaders of the charity, that is a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, for terror financing, India would be watching the developments closely to see whether Islamabad is sincere in its action against terror this time. […]

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Hafiz Saeed, 3 others booked in Pakistan in terror financing cases

Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Wednesday booked Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and three other members of the banned outfit for terror financing and facilitation, according to Pakistani media. Similar cases were also filed by the Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (PCTD) against people associated with other banned trusts operating as […]

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Curb terror funding by October: Financial Action Task Force warns Pakistan

Paris: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has warned Pakistan to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan by October or face action, sources said. The FATF also expressed its concerns over Pakistan’s failure to complete the action plan first by a January deadline, and again by May. “The […]

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Graft case: Pakistan court rejects Nawaz’s plea for bail

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday turned down former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. A two-member bench pronounced the verdict after hearing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader’s counsel and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor, Dawn newspaper reported. Sharif was sentenced in December 2018 to seven […]

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Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari arrested by anti-corruption body

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday arrested by the country’s anti-corruption body in a fake bank accounts case. A 15-member team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials, accompanied by police personnel, arrested the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-Chairman from his residence in Islamabad, Geo News reported. All roads leading to Zardari’s residence […]