I. U.S. complains as Russia, China, Cuba, Pakistan win seats on U.N. Human Rights Council
II. Demand for Pakistan Visas Sets Off Deadly Stampede in Afghanistan
Pompeo, Esper Drive US’s Anti-China Message in India Visit
Breaking an Old Taboo, Pakistan Begins To Reckon With Its Powerful Military
V. Evaluating the Trump administration’s Pakistan reset
VI. Does the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella Still Protect America’s Allies?
VII. Pakistan has taken note of the signing of the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA)
VIII. General Atomics and Boeing team up on high-energy laser weapon
IX. BECA: The deal that will make Indian missiles deadlier has finally been signed
X. How the Navy Plans to Keep Its Edge in the 21st Century
XI. Secretary Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, and Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh Joint Press Availability at the U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue


I. Brexit was no aberration. The European Union needs to learn from it
II. A More Visible Europe in this Union
III. What American decline means for Europe
IV. France Emerges as Covid-19 Epicenter as Cases Surge Across Europe
V. Pakistan condemns systematic Islamophobic campaign under the garb of freedom of expression
VI. Ambassador of France called in over recent resurgence of Islamophobic campaign
VII. Russia Shows How Indian Air Force Can Use Its Transport Aircraft IL-76 For Carpet Bombing
VIII. Impact of the US-China Conflict on Greater Eurasia. A New Cold War is Looming?
IX. Russia, Japan Tensions Set To Explode; Moscow To Deploy S-300 Missiles In The Disputed Kuril Islands
X. Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Moscow, October 22, 2020
XI. Keep your cash in the country: New law means Russia’s most important officials will be banned from having foreign bank accounts
XII. Indian government partners with Dr. Reddy’s company to support testing of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine
XIII. Putin says Russia does not plan to impose national lockdown to combat COVID-19
XIV. Putin calls for Turkish involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh talks
XV. Putin is confident that the level of poverty in Russia in the coming years will halve


I. UN’s mission ‘more important than ever’, Secretary-General says at UN Day ceremony
II. UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons to come into force after 50th signatory
III. 2018 Progress Report: Lao PDR – United Nations Partnership Framework 2017-2021, A Partnership for Sustainable Development
IV. Behind the global ceasefire call: 75 years of UN mediation, preventing conflict, promoting peace
V. The United Nations and the Neglected Conflict of Kashmir
VI. Pakistan re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the fifth time


I. SBP Weekly Data Report
II. SBP makes remitting disinvestment proceeds easier to help attract FDI
III. Pak-Afghan forum adopts 140 proposals to promote trade
IV. MOFA: FATF acknowledges Pakistan’s progress on across all action plan items
V. Trade, economic affairs: Qureshi calls for optimal utilisation of Pak-Afghan synergies
VI. Another exercise in futility?
VII. Moody’s assigns first-time B3 rating to Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority–PR_434373
VIII. PM Imran links country’s prosperity with industrial development
IX. Rupee continues to strengthen against dollar
X. Saudi Arabia Plans to End ‘Kafala’ Labor System, Report Says
XI. Stock markets sink amid alarm at Covid surge
XII. Climate change: China’s forest carbon uptake ‘underestimated’
XIII. US tries to block Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who would be first African WTO head
XIV. On Climate Change, We’re Entirely Out of Margin
XV. Overwhelming majority believe Australia is already experiencing climate change