'FATF gives Pak time until Oct to exit grey list'

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan is likely to stay on the "grey list" of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which has agreed to give Islamabad time until October to fully implement the 27-point Action Plan given by the

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India congratulates Afghan President Ghani on his re-election

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

India on Thursday congratulated Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on his re-election following the announcement of final results of the presidential elections.

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COVID-19 infected B'deshi in Singapore critical: Minister

Dhaka |Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

One of the five Bangladeshi men infected with the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Singapore was currently in "critical condition", Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen said here.

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Pak Attorney General submits resignation

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan on Thursday submitted his resignation after the Pakistan Bar Council demanded his stepping down following his contemptuous comments regarding a full-cou

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Pak Cabinet may discuss TTP militant's escape

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan's federal cabinet might discuss the "mysterious escape" of former spokesman for the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Ehsanullah Ehsan from the custody of security agencies at its meeti

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Families of Pakistanis stranded in China reject govt briefing

Islamabad |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

The families of Pakistani citizens who have not been evacuated from China amid the coronavirus outbreak have rejected a government briefing, while calling for their return, it was reported on Thursday

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Pakistan court nullifies marriage of minor Hindu girl

Jacobabad |Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

A court in Jacobabad in Sindh province of Pakistan nullified the free-will marriage of Hindu minor girl Mahek Kumari, as sought by her family, and asked the police to register a case against her alleg

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UN ready to work with future Afghan administration

Kabul |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said that the UN stands ready to work with the future administration in the South Asian country after Ashraf Ghani secured a second term as Preside

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Colombo's Lotus Tower opening delayed due to coronavirus

Colombo |Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

The public opening of the Lotus Tower in Colombo, which was officially inaugurated by former Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena last year, has been further delayed due to the coronavirus outbre

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Pak PM directs authorities for action against smuggling

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Pakistan Premier Imran Khan has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Interior Ministry and other law enforcement agencies to take stringent action against smuggling in the country.

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Pakistan successfully tests air-launched cruise missile: ISPR

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

Pakistan has successfully conducted a flight test of air- launched cruise missile Ra'ad-II, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wins second term

Kabul |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as President of Afghanistan, the country's independent election commission has announced, more than four months after polls closed.

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