Ø  Rethinking US-Pakistan Relations in the Age of Great Power Competition

Ø  US-Pakistan Counterterrorism Dialogue and the Regional Terrorism Situation

Ø  Three Things to Know About China-Pakistan Military Ties

Ø  Destructive Decoupling

Ø  Afghanistan Central Bank Reserves

Ø  The Taliban Are Back in the Hostage Business

Ø  Why Neutrality Is Obsolete in the 21st Century

Ø  Israel-Palestine: UN calls for restraint following violence at Al-Aqsa mosque

Ø  ‘Green industrial age’ can be sustainable development breakthrough

Ø  Report: Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2023*1jgz8yn*_ga*MTQwOTM0NDE3My4xNjA5MTc4MTI2*_ga_

Ø  WMO calls for more investment in integrated weather and climate services

Ø  Taliban order bars Afghan women from working with UN


Ø  Renewed pension protests rage across France but Macron not backing down

Ø  China’s Xi, France’s Macron call for Russia-Ukraine peace talks

Ø  Pakistan dubs Braverman’s remarks as misleading, discriminatory, xenophobic

Ø  Finland to become 31st NATO member on Tuesday

Ø  Finland’s centre-right National Coalition Party claims election victory

Ø  South Africa sends ANC officials to Russia for new ‘global order’ talks

Ø  Zelensky says Ukraine ‘will never forgive’ Russia over Bucha

Ø  Russia outlines anti-West global strategy, sees China, India as partners

Ø  Lukashenko: Belarus needs Russian nuclear arms due to ‘invasion’ threats

Ø  Wagner advances in Bakhmut as Ukraine gears up for counterattack

Ø  Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hails ties as Poland vows further support

Ø  EU buying Russian fuels through India

Ø  US opposes NATO ‘roadmap’ for Ukraine – FT

Ø  NATO member reinstates conscription

Ø  Russia sounds alarm over grain deal progress

Ø  Russia seizes Bakhmuta river’s west bank, says UK Defence Ministry

Ø  EU’s Ukraine ammunition plan held up by eligibility wrangle


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  SBP jacks up key rate to record high of 21%

Ø  Saudi Arabia gives financing pledge vital for reviving IMF deal: Aisha

Ø  Dar pulls out of WB-IMF spring meetings

Ø  Pakistan’s exports fall 15pc for seventh month in a row

Ø  ‘Pakistan at risk amid critically low reserves’

Ø  Debt restructuring will be ‘very difficult’: ex-SBP chief

Ø  ‘Politics’ has economy in a tailspin: Atif Mian

Ø  ‘Loans needed to avert debt crisis’

Ø  World Bank tells govt to stop funding devolved subjects

Ø  Pakistan’s oily disposition

Ø  China rolls over $2b loan to Pakistan

Ø  Oil steady, notches 3rd weekly gain after shock OPEC+ cuts

Ø  Wishing away water woes

Ø  Pakistan makes inadequate investments in human capital: WB

Ø  Menace of climate change

Ø  How to avoid a climate catastrophe

Ø  Showing people the effects of the climate emergency fails to shift attitudes, study finds