Pakistan’s petty politics puts country in an economic tailspin

Pakistan's leaders have found it fit to play petty politics with 'arch enemy' India even as their country is hit by a natural calamity of unprecedented magnitude. Heavy monsoon rain, induced by climate change, has devastated nearly a third of the country. Millions are marooned and are struggling to find food, shelter and medicines.

Terror taper

Islamabad is buzzing with the impending news of Pakistan’s likely removal from the “grey list” of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global body which combats terror financing.

Pakistan one step away from exiting FATF grey list

The development came late Friday when FATF President Marcus Pleyer announced conclusion of the four-day plenary session in Berlin and announced approval of Pakistan's performance report, adding that an onsite visit would be done before a formal announcement.