Ø  US wants regional stability in South Asia to ‘advance’, says Pak-India dialogue ‘a matter of their own’

Ø  Pakistan can buy Russian oil despite restrictions, says USØ  2022 Report on Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China
Ø  Pakistan assures US of its commitment to IMFØ  The World Has Fallen for the Taliban’s Lies Once Again

Ø  US-India Relations Aren’t Playing Out Like a Bollywood Movie

Ø  Pakistani foreign minister: ‘Democracy is the only way to take on terrorism’

Ø  Where Is Pakistan’s Economic Crisis Headed?

Ø  The Fall and Rise of the Quad

Ø  Biden’s Midterm Report Card

Ø  NATO’s Most Advanced Tanks Could Change the Course of War in Ukraine

Ø  Sharper: National Security in a Divided Congress

Ø  Wrestling with a Humanitarian Dilemma in Afghanistan

Ø  INSIGHT: Israel: Netanyahu’s Return to Power and New Coalition Partners

Ø  Prospects for U.S.-Saudi Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Ø  UN says Taliban divided on appeal to restore women’s rights

Ø  Ninth United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Committee Meeting

Ø  Secretary-General’s remarks to the Ninth Meeting of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact [as prepared for delivery]

Ø  Report: Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2022

Ø  UN Blacklists Pakistani Militant After China Lifts Block


Ø  Pakistan can buy Russian oil despite restrictions, says US

Ø  Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Afghanistan calls on the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

Ø  Pakistan strongly condemns the despicable act of desecration of the Holy Quran in the Netherlands

Ø  Pakistan strongly condemns the abhorrent act of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden

Ø  Secretary General welcomes Israeli President to NATO HQ

Ø  Ukraine restarts the war on graft, and Western nations promise battle tanks. Could the two events be linked?

Ø  Scots voted to stay in the union nine years ago, but a new cultural conflict with London has restarted a heated debate.

Ø  Pakistan yet to accept the invite but experts say it will not lead to thaw in ties as it is a multilateral summit.

Ø  Washington says Moscow is relying on Wagner Group in Ukraine war amid biting Western sanctions and battlefield setbacks.

Ø  The move comes after the Sahel country’s military rulers demanded that Paris withdraw its forces.

Ø  German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says there is no chance of any fighter jets being sent to Ukraine despite renewed calls.

Ø  US president says the new military aid underscores Washington’s ‘enduring commitment’ to Kyiv against Moscow’s invasion.

Ø  Foreign ministry in Tehran blacklists three entities and 22 people from the EU, a think tank and eight officials in UK.

Ø  The meeting, which was scheduled for February, is cancelled on Ankara’s request, sources tell state-owned TRT.

Ø  Serbian president says Belgrade could face international isolation if it rejects a plan to normalise ties with Pristina.

Ø  All you need to know about Ukraine’s anti-graft drive

Ø  Bulgaria announces snap general elections

Ø  Italy looks to boost energy ties with gas-rich Algeria


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  Pakistan to sign agreement with IMF this month: PM Shehbaz SharifØ  Bitter-sweet pill: IMF’s ramificationsØ  Analysis: Self-inflicted economic crisisØ  Loan talks revived after govt bows to IMF diktat

Ø  IMF team due by end of month to hash out 9th review

Ø  The explosion of unemployment

Ø  SBP jacks up policy rate to 17% — highest since October 1997

Ø  Is Pakistan on its way to becoming the next Sri Lanka?

Ø  SBP foreign reserves near rock bottom as inflows remain elusive

Ø  Economy and political turbulence

Ø  A debt-trap spanning 75 years: Pakistan’s journey towards a sovereign default

Ø  Minister calls for retooling 20th century financial architecture

Ø  Pakistan economy is on the verge of collapse: Financial Times

Ø  Of IsDB’s $4.2b, only $600m new

Ø  Oil prices advance on U.S. growth, Chinese recovery hope

Ø  Climate-smart agriculture

Ø  Agenda for change

Ø  Reimagining healthcare

Ø  The climate action conversation

Ø  World Bank, NDMA agree on framework for climate-resilient communities