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  • Civil, military officials for cooperation with Kabul to remove terror support networks in Afghanistan

    Top-level civil and military officials during a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) in Islamabad on Wednesday resolved to work with the Afghan government for the resolution of issues including cross-border firing and the "support network in Afghanistan for terrorist incidents in Pakistan", a press handout said...

    "The forum resolved to work at all levels with the people and government of Afghanistan for removal of all...

  • Texts, internet, social networks are 'gift of God' if used wisely, says Pope Francis

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis, who has acknowledged being "a disaster" when it comes to technology, said on Friday that the internet, social networks and text messages were "a gift of God" if used wisely...

    "Emails, text messages, social networks and chats can also be fully human forms of communication," the pope said in his message for the Roman Catholic Church's World Day of Communications...

  • Pemra seeks ban on Indian content on cable networks

    ISLAMABAD: Seemingly in a move to counter decisions taken by the Indian film industry, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Monday asked the government to impose a complete ban on Indian content on cable TV networks...

    “The decision would be helpful for Pakistani artists, performers and musicians as it would allow the local entertainment industry to grow,” Pemra said...

  • US vows to assist Pakistan in dismantling terrorist networks

    The United States will continue to work in partnership with Pakistan to dismantle terrorist networks, said US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale while talking to Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry in Islamabad on Wednesday...

    He emphasised that US forces in Afghanistan have worked closely with their Afghan counterparts to strike the very groups who have claimed responsibility for the attacks in Pakistan...

  • IHC rejects petition seeking placement of Sharif family, others on ECL

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed a petition calling for the names of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to be included in the Exit Control List (ECL), terming it non-maintainable...

    The petition had been filed by lawyer Raees Abdul Wahid, days after the Supreme Court ordered Nawaz Sharif to step down as prime minister in its ruling on the Panama Papers case...

  • Nisar resents placement of children’s names on ECL

    Know more-Editorial: Review of the ECLAccording to a spokesman for the ministry, the ECL law cannot be used in any political, personal or financial dispute...

    The incident follows the interior minister’s recent statement about a new framework for placing names on the ECL...

  • Pakistan seeks clarification from US over placement on 'special watch list'

    Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Islamabad is seeking a clarification from Washington over its recent announcement to place Pakistan on a special watch list "for severe violations of religious freedom"...

    “We have noted the announcement by the US State Department regarding placement of Pakistan on a special watch list,” the ambassador said in a statement on Sunday, adding that Pakistan was...

  • Supreme Court takes up Shahzeb murder case, orders placement of all suspects on ECL

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday admitted a civil petition regarding the Shahzeb Khan murder case and ordered the placement of all suspects on the Exit Control List (ECL) while issuing bailable arrest warrants for them, DawnNews reported...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered that the convicts appear in court for the next hearing of the case, but adjourned the hearing indefinitely...

  • Pakistan on global lobbying campaign against placement on terror-financing watchlist

    Responding to a calling attention notice about Pakistan's possible placement on the FATF 'grey list', Minister of State for Finance Rana Afzal told the Senate that the move to put Pakistan on the terrorist-financing watchlist is a political manoeuvre on the part of the US and UK...

    Afzal stressed that Pakistan has seized the assets of banned groups in compliance with FATF regulations, and expressed the fear that investment and funds...

  • PSX plunges amid unconfirmed reports of Pakistan's placement on FATF grey list

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) plunged on Friday amid rumours of Pakistan being placed on the grey-list by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), with the benchmark KSE-100 index shedding over 500 points after resuming trading for the second half of the session...

    Pakistani officials and Western diplomats say being put on the FATF watchlist could deal a blow to Pakistan’s economy, making it harder for foreign investors and...

  • IHC seeks report on US diplomat's placement on Exit Control List

    "Him being a diplomat does not mean he can kill our citizens," Islamabad High Court's (IHC) Justice Amir Farooq remarked on Wednesday while hearing a petition seeking American diplomat Col Joseph Emanuel Hall's placement on the Exit Control List (ECL)...

    On Wednesday, Justice Farooq reprimanded the station house officer (SHO) of Police Station Kohsar for failing to take the accused's statement and conducting a blood test following the...

  • Cabinet approves placement of 600 names on ECL

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Friday gave approval for placement of 600 people on the Exit Control List (ECL) and removal of 235 others from it...

    It directed the authorities concerned to ensure best arrangements for the purpose of facilitation and affordability of Haj...

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