Economy Why are countries pushing for Masood Azhar to be listed as a global terrorist? Updated : February 28, 2019 01:52 PM IST Azhar's terrorist group has claimed responsibility for some of the most dastardly terror attacks in India. A person is named 'global terrorist' when the United Nations lists him as a threat to the global economy as he is capable of causing geopolitical tensions. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.