1. Taliban takeover could open new chasm in US-Pakistan ties
2. US-Pakistan cooperation is more necessary today than ever before
3. Pakistan’s hand in the Taliban’s victory
4. The Time For Equivocating about A Nuclear Armed, Taliban-friendly Pakistan is over
5. CIA Director William Burns held secret meeting in Kabul with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar
6. Why Afghanistan is more dangerous
7. Inside the Afghanistan debacle: Biden abandoned Trump’s pullout plan
8. Report: The Afghanistan Withdrawal: Military and Defense Implications
9. Can the Biden presidency survive the impact of Afghanistan?
10. Pakistan’s problematic victory in Afghanistan
11. Afghanistan-Pakistan Ties and Future Stability in Afghanistan


1. Putin Warns of Influx of Afghan Militants Disguised as Refugees
2. Russia May Live to Regret Betting on the Taliban in Afghanistan
3. Moscow-led security bloc to host Rubezh-2021 military exercises in Kyrgyzstan
4. Relations with Russia are good, can get better — Italy’s foreign minister
5. Russia, US to continue contacts on situation in Afghanistan, Kremlin says
6. In call with Putin, PM Imran stresses coordinated approaches to evolving Afghan situation
7. ‘EU must intervene before Afghan refugees arrive at external borders’ warns EU Home Affairs chief
8. EU, ADB seek PIA’s help to evacuate people from Kabul
9. EU conveyed Pakistan’s top priorities
10. Armenia Reaffirms Support For India Over Its Territorial Dispute With Pakistan
11. Pak-Kazakh joint military exercise ‘Dostarym III’ commences


1. Afghanistan: UN agencies sound alarm over emergency aid supply logjam
2. UN to survivors, victims of terrorism: ‘You are not alone’
3. Minorities are ‘key partners’ in saving planet’s biodiversity – UN expert
4. FROM THE FIELD: Extinguishing the practice of crop burning


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. Pakistan witnesses record improvement in business confidence: survey
3. Pakistan aims to improve its ranking to 75th position from 108th
4. Pakistan receives $2.7bn share from IMF’s global Covid-19 relief fund
5. Food import bill up 22pc in fiscal year’s first month
6. Saudi Arabia plans FTA with Pakistan, 10 other countries
7. Pakistan, Russia to finish PGSP on time
8. Rising current account deficit, imports pose threat to economy
9. Govt makes heavy interest payments
10. Textile exports rise 15pc in July
11. Rupee loses further ground, closes at 166.28
12. Startup segment booms with record investment
13. Long-delayed refining policy
14. Cotton prices shoot up to historic high
16. Big names involved in oil crisis
17. Oil rally falters on pandemic surge, renewed Mexico supply
18. Climate change: Europe’s 2020 heat reached ‘troubling’ level
19. Food production, water management: Pakistan wants to enhance exchange of latest techs with Hungary: minister
20. 23 national parks established in Pakistan to overcome climate change: Zartaj Gul
21. Experts urge use of biotech to counter climate change
22. Pakistan to import more wheat, sugar
23. ‘Cotton cultivation may shift to northern areas’
24. Children at ‘extremely high-risk’ to climate change in Pakistan: UNICEF
26. Climate Change and Extreme Weather Linked in U.N. Climate Report
27. Climate change will alter where many crops are grown
28. Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine