I. Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol; D.C. National Guard activated after mob breaches building
II. ‘Disgraceful’: World leaders react to pro-Trump riots rocking Washington
III. 2021 Annual Forecast
IV. White House moves to freeze some foreign aid, defying Congress in Trump’s final days
V. Andy Biggs’ bill seeks to strip Pakistan of special U.S. ally status
VI. China Accused of Offering Bounties to Afghan ‘Non-state Actors’ to Kill US Troops


I. UN-AU mission in Sudan’s Darfur ends mandate after 13 years
II. Trump’s Blackwater pardons ‘an affront to justice’: UN experts
III. ‘Growing momentum’ to make 2021 the global action year for sustainable energy
IV. WHO chief begins 2021 with plea for ‘less politicking’ over health
V. World Bank expects global economy to expand by 4% in 2021


I. SBP Weekly Data Report
II. Remittances over $2bn for 7th month running
III. Upward drive continues on stock market
IV. State Bank says GDP to grow 1.5-2.5pc
V. Pakistan’s exports to US show 10.9pc increase
VI. New textile policy envisions trillion-rupee subsidies for exporters till year 2025
VII. PM launches Special Technology Zones Authority
VIII. Mixed prospects of agriculture
IX. December trade deficit widens by 32pc
X. Build back better
XI. Tea leaves of trade
XII. SBP, banks and a challenging new year
XIII. Deadline expires, but Riyadh yet to sign debt suspension pact with Islamabad
XIV. Oil rises to 11-month high, logs weekly gain on Saudi output cut
XV. Global stocks rise as investors shrug off chaos in Washington
XVI. Climate change: 2020 in a dead heat for world’s warmest year
XVII. China launches world’s largest carbon market for power sector
XVIII. ‘Growing momentum’ to make 2021 the global action year for sustainable energy