Ø  US says watching Pakistan political unrest with ‘concern’

Ø  US again rejects claim of regime change in Pakistan

Ø  US backs direct talks between Pakistan and India after Sharif’s statement

Ø  Republicans are turning against aid to Ukraine

Ø  Joe Biden makes his big Middle East push: a Saudi Arabia-Israel pact

Ø  4 US Navy Destroyers Respond to Russian and Chinese Ships near Alaska

Ø  Why the new alliance between the U.S., UK, and Australia is so important to Indo-Pacific security

Ø  How Was Afghanistan Lost to the Taliban – Again?

Ø  Report: Sanctions by the Numbers: 2022 Year in Review

Ø  The Crucial Question Surrounding Ukraine’s NATO Admission

Ø  China and India are at odds over BRICS expansion

Ø  It’s official: July 2023 was the warmest on record

Ø  Negotiated solution only way to end Sudan war: senior UN official

Ø  UN: Deal reached with Syria to reopen main border crossing from Türkiye

Ø  UN pushes disarmament talks amid fears that drums of nuclear war are beating again

Ø  Food systems contribute to solving ‘world’s most important challenges’

Ø  Empowering women through social protection: UN rights office

Ø  Report: OHCHR’s overview on the right to social security/social protection


Ø  President Duda sets Poland parliamentary election date for October 15

Ø  EU ‘exploits’ human rights issue to put pressure on countries – Russian Foreign Ministry

Ø  UK announces deal with Türkiye to tackle irregular migration

Ø  Germany ends projects in Bosnia’s Serb republic over secessionist moves

Ø  Borrell twisting facts in statements about grain deal, says Russian Foreign Ministry

Ø  Poland to send up to 10,000 soldiers to border with Belarus

Ø  China says CIA spy uncovered after recruitment by US in Italy

Ø  Putin submits to Duma amendments to rules of notifying Council of Europe of martial law

Ø  Russia, Chinese foreign ministers discuss Ukrainian crisis, bilateral ties in phone call

Ø  Senior diplomat to visit Tehran on August 7-8 to discuss JCPOA, Iran’s work with BRICS

Ø  Food prices rise after Russia ends grain deal, India restricts rice exports

Ø  Saudi Arabia kicks off Ukraine talks that exclude Russia

Ø  Deal struck to send second-hand Leopard 1 tanks from Belgium to Ukraine

Ø  Ukraine orders civilian evacuation of Kharkiv areas as Russians advance

Ø  Russia to discuss with BRICS partners outcome of consultations on Ukraine – diplomat

Ø  $24bn for Ukraine tops Biden budget request ahead of looming showdown

Ø  No date set for Putin’s visit to Türkiye, which could take place in August – Erdogan

Ø  OPEC+ countries cut oil output by 1.14mln bpd in July to 35.9 mln bpd – IEA

Ø  Russia boosts oil export revenues by $2.5 bln in July to $15.3 bln – IEA

Ø  Tajikistan set to boost trade with Russia despite Western sanctions – government

Ø  First group of Chinese tourist come to Russia under visa-free group agreement

Ø  Ukraine to open ‘humanitarian corridor’ for ships stuck in Black Sea ports

Ø  Russia tops list of oil exporters to India, China in June – OPEC


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  Rising poverty, food insecurity, inflation continue to haunt Pakistanis, says MoF

Ø  IMF ‘willing to work’ with prolonged caretaker setup

Ø  Remittances plummet to five-month low in July

Ø  Pakistan’s textile industry bears brunt of economic woes

Ø  Stubborn stagflation amid hazy political outlook

Ø  Why are reforms so elusive?

Ø  Inflation, where will you move?

Ø  Plan C: rethinking Pakistan’s economic growth strategies

Ø  Oil prices fall slightly, investors weigh China data against OPEC optimism

Ø  Balochistan in hot water

Ø  Importance of farm mechanisation

Ø  UN Climate Change Conference-2023: ‘Concerned’ world community to provide special financial aid to Pakistan: UAE envoy

Ø  Pakistani children at ‘extremely high risk’ of climate-change impacts, warns UN

Ø  Pakistan among regions at greatest risk of ‘wet-bulb’ temperatures driven by climate change

Ø  Scientists look beyond climate change and El Nino for other factors that heat up Earth