Ø  US values its ‘strategic’ partnership with Pakistan, State Department says
Ø  Report: U.S. Department of Defense Civilian Casualty Policies and Procedures An Independent Assessment
Ø  What is NATO, and what is its role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis?
Ø  Pentagon will expand efforts to reduce civilian casualties caused by U.S., partner forces
Ø  Why Pakistan’s Army Wants the U.S. Back in the Region
Ø  Over a Million Flee as Afghanistan’s Economy Collapses
Ø  The West Has Responded to Russia’s Ultimatum. Is It Enough?
Ø  What drives Pakistan’s coal-fired power plant construction boom? Understanding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s energy portfolio
Ø  In Focus: Defense Primer: Geography, Strategy, and U.S. Force Design
Ø  In Focus: U.S.-India Trade Relations
Ø  Report: China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress
Ø  Report: Iran Sanctions
Ø  UN chief appreciates Pakistan, Iran’s generosity towards Afghans
Ø  UN in Iraq calls for dialogue following attack; civilian casualties reported
Ø  Food insecurity soaring across 20 hunger hotspots
Ø  UN partnership aims to combat microplastics in cigarettes
Ø  Healthcare waste from COVID threatens environment: WHO
Ø  Report available at:
Ø  Six women’s rights activists still missing in Afghanistan
Ø  Indian authorities urged to release Kashmiri human rights defender
Ø  UN working to prepare for next five-year programme for Pakistan
Ø  US believes in indivisible security, wants to discuss it with Russia – US diplomat
Ø  British jets escort Russian aircraft second time in as many days
Ø  Over 60 foreign planes, drones conducted reconnaissance near Russia this week – paper
Ø  Terrorists seek to boost recruitment in Moscow-led bloc’s countries, official says
Ø  Belarus ready to create more combat training centres with Russia – Lukashenko
Ø  Putin arrives in Beijing for talks with Xi Jinping, participation in Olympics opening
Ø  Putin to visit China for the first time in two years to discuss global security, gas supplies
Ø  Moscow, Berlin to address many issues during German chancellor’s visit, envoy says
Ø  Putin, Macron once again discuss security guarantees for Russia – Kremlin
Ø  Erdogan offers Ukraine-Russia peace summit to defuse crisis
Ø  Russia-Ukraine crisis: How Europe may cope if Putin shuts off gas
Ø  Bundestag official views using Nord Stream 2 to exert pressure on Russia as unwise
Ø  China ready to promote energy cooperation with Russia, says top diplomat
Ø  Economic ties serve as the backbone for Sino-Russian relationship
Ø  Poland’s president proposes bill to end rule of law row with EU
Ø  Russia increases imports of goods from non-CIS countries by 37.2% to $20.62 bln in 2022
Ø  Ukraine crisis: US to deploy more troops to Eastern Europe
Ø  UK PM faces new calls to resign over ‘Partygate’
Ø  UK, Russian leaders discuss Ukraine crisis in phone call
Ø  EU’s border-free Schengen Area needs overhaul: Macron
Ø  France’s Macron to meet Putin and Zelensky in separate talks next week
Ø  Why is secular France doubling funding for Christian schools in the Middle East?
Ø  European oil facilities hit by cyber-attacks
Ø  Ukraine tensions: US alleges Russian plot to fake invasion pretext
Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report
Ø  $1.2bn Saudi oil facility yet to be operationalised
Ø  Economic Corridor Development in Pakistan: Concept, Framework, and Case Studies
Ø  IMF Executive Board Concludes 2021 Article IV Consultation for Pakistan and Completes the Sixth Review of the Extended Fund Facility
Ø  Inflation in Pakistan is expected to pick up this year: IMF
Ø  IMF debt: Begging bowl needed to be broken, says Shaukat Tarin
Ø  Inflation continues to rise unabated, skyrockets to 13% in January
Ø  Growth may slow down to 4.5%: Baqir
Ø  Repurposing farm policies to bring multiple benefits: World Bank
Ø  Growth, inflation and SBP’s independence
Ø  Umar forecasts $8.5b export growth
Ø  Trade deficit exceeds annual target Ø  ‘Back to glory’: New business plan proposed for PIA
Ø  Inflation and money supply
Ø  Trade deficit shrinks 30pc in January
Ø  SBP launches free P2P fund transfers under Raast
Ø  Eurobond of $1bn to be launched next month, says Tarin
Ø  External vulnerability takes economy back to stabilisation
Ø  ADB proposes measures to maximise CPEC benefits
Ø  Is politics calling the economic shots? Ø  Pakistan receives $1bn sukuk proceeds
Ø  Oil extends gains above $90/bbl as winter storm sweeps through United States
Ø  Govt aids agri-research to boost productivity
Ø  In measuring climate change, it’s not just heat, it’s humidity
Ø  Climate change and the NSP
Ø  ‘Taxing clean energy tech a blow to anti climate change efforts’
Ø  ‘India dumping millions of tonnes of rock, loose soil in Jhelum’
Ø  Seizing climate opportunities Ø  Mangroves moving towards extinction