Ø  US says Pakistan ‘has right to defend itself from terrorism’

Ø  Pakistan says it won’t allow countries to shelter militants

Ø  These Are the Top Global Stories to Watch in 2023

Ø  Corporations Can’t Ignore Geopolitics Anymore

Ø  The Taliban Are Abusing Western Aid

Ø  Trends to Watch in South Asia Next Year

Ø  Netanyahu Unbound

Ø  Explainer: The Jihadi Threat in 2022

Ø  Why India and China Are Fighting in the Himalayas

Ø  Ukraine: FAO and EU in $15.5 million bid to avert food crisis threat

Ø  2022 Year In Review: As conflicts rage, international dialogue remains ‘the only
hope’ for peace

Ø  Syria: Rights experts call for renewal of cross-border aid resolution

Ø  2022 Year in Review: Amid global turmoil, UN doggedly pursues international climate agreements

Ø  WMO releases ‘tell-tale signs’ of extreme weather conditions around the world

Ø  Report: Provisional State of the Global Climate in 2022

Ø  UN and top aid officials slam Afghan rulers’ NGO ban for women

Ø  WHO continues to urge China to share more data amid COVID-19 surge


Ø  Croatia adopts euro, enters borderless Europe club on New Year

Ø  Government reshuffle in Portugal after scandal ‘shocks’ the country

Ø  MEP corruption scandal: European Parliament moves to lift two lawmaker’s immunity

Ø  France urges all EU countries to test Chinese travellers for COVID

Ø  Bulgaria signs long-term agreement to use Turkish gas terminals

Ø  Ukraine to get armoured combat vehicles from West, asks for tanks

Ø  Use of phones is cause of tragedy in Makeyevka – Russian Defence Ministry

Ø  Tokyo follows anti-Russian course, discussion of peace treaty impossible – Russian MFA

Ø  Gas supplies to China reach new level, Gazprom CEO says

Ø  German new year riots prompt calls for firework ban

Ø  Rishi Sunak’s 5 promises analysed


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  PM steps in to break deadlock with IMF

Ø  State Bank reserves deplete to $5.6bn

Ø  Trade deficit narrows to $17.13bn as imports dip

Ø  Mounting deficits, high inflation trap economy: govt

Ø  Up the creek?

Ø  Public debt surges to record Rs51tr

Ø  Is Pakistan going to default in 2023?

Ø  Politics over economy

Ø  Commercial banks refuse to issue letters of credit to edible oil importers

Ø  No quick fix for economy in 2023

Ø  The widening chasm between haves and have nots

Ø  Breaking the boom-bust cycle

Ø  Global economy faces tougher year

Ø  Oil prices edge up on optimism over China’s reopening

Ø  Partnerships for resilience

Ø  Pakistan a major fossil fuel importer

Ø  2022: The year of natural disasters, unfulfilled promises and dying hope

Ø  Pakistan floods: 9 million more risk being pushed into poverty, warns UNDP

Ø  World Bank moots stronger strategic focus on climate action

Ø  Climate change could cause ‘disaster’ in the world’s oceans