1. Pakistan Should Stop Looking to Leverage the Taliban

2. Pakistan says peace in Afghanistan in country’s interest

3. Where not to mess with Pak-US relations

4. Pakistan, US have common goals in Afghanistan: State Department


1. G-20 set to redefine world economic order post Trump, pandemic

2. Most UK troops have left Afghanistan: PM Johnson

3. UK government urged to hold China ‘to account’ over Uighurs

4. France: 11 convicted of cyberbullying teen over anti-Islam videos

5. Russia backs ASEAN consensus on Myanmar crisis

6. Russia says Taliban controls more than two thirds of Afghan-Tajik border -Ifax

7. Analysis: For Russia, U.S. Afghan exit creates security threat on southern flank

8. EU asks Russia for talks on Covid-19 jab certificates for travel, as France urges bloc to turn away tourists who’ve had Sputnik V

9. As American forces leave Afghanistan, Russia may find itself squaring off with the Taliban in defence of its Central Asian allies

10. Russia is ready to respond ‘harshly & decisively’ to any future US power plays, country’s foreign minister Lavrov warns Washington

11. As US withdrawal from Afghanistan proceeds, Putin offers support to Tajikistan after Kabul’s troops cross border fleeing Taliban

12. Prime Minister to visit Uzbekistan in July ​

13. Civil war in Afghanistan can affect Pakistan’s trade link with Central Asia


1. Turning crisis into opportunity: World leaders meet at UN to help drive pandemic recovery

2. Landmark gender equality forum concludes with concrete commitments, plan to advance parity by 2026

3. The trillion dollar climate finance challenge (and opportunity)

4. Food prices may decline next year as demand slows, output rises


1. SBP Weekly Data Report

2. Talks with IMF going smoothly: SBP chief

3. PM lauds NCOC, SBP, Ehsaas for effective response to Covid pandemic

4. Pakistan raises another $1bn through Eurobond issued in March

5. Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $1.1b to $17.2b

6. Rupee falls to 5-month low against US dollar

7. Dawood cherish rise in exports to leading markets

8. Govt’s plan for affordable electricity faces high governance risks: WB

9. Pakistan amends Afghan transit trade mechanism to cut transportation cost

10. World Bank holds release of $400m

11. With improved checks on food, fuel prices, inflation eases to 9.7% in June

12. The startup boom in Pakistan

13. US urges China to boost G20 debt relief

14. Iran’s trade from Gwadar port ‘to start soon’

15. Official calls for boosting fashion, textile industry

16. Sell-off revenue used to repay debt, reduce poverty, Senate body told

17. Why Pakistan’s expected MSCI downgrade to FM index may be a positive development

18. The LNG fault lines

19. Oil falls in volatile trade as investors seek OPEC clarity

20. First Hydromet Gap Report 2021

21. China’s Eco Forum Global Guiyang begins on July 12–11Kq9RTTy1y/index.html

22. Pakistan, China to work for eco-civilisation under CPEC project

23. Germany to help mitigate climate change impact in GB

24. Can South Asia work together to combat climate change?

25. Climate Change: Pakistan’s Eco-Friendly Roadmap To Save Future Generations: PM

26. Climate Smart Agri can help increase productivity: Fakhar

27. World ‘must step up preparations for extreme heat’

28. CPEC JCC to be held this month: envoy

29. Health Intelligence: Missing Dimension in the Security of Pakistan