Ø  US says Pakistan will continue to be its ‘stalwart partner’ in fight against terrorism

Ø  US should be very engaged with Pakistan in stopping terrorism: Senator Booker

Ø  Pakistan-US anti-terror talks from next month, says Bilawal

Ø  Report: Temperatures rising: The struggle for bases and access in the Pacific Islands

Ø  Report: Geostrategic competition for military basing in the Indian Ocean region

Ø  The Middle East, North Africa, and Afghanistan: Selected Issues for the 118th Congress

Ø  Afghan Women and Girls: Status and Congressional Action

Ø  China’s Balloon Could Be America’s Awakening

Ø  Türkiye, Syria quake latest: full scale of disaster still unfolding, UN humanitarians warn

Ø  Global growth will be weak in 2023 before rebounding next year: IMF

Ø  Earthquake disaster: ‘We must put people first’ urges Guterres in race to save lives

Ø  UN rights chief appeals for Israelis and Palestinians to end ‘illogic of escalation’

Ø  The Persistent Threat of Nuclear Crises Among China, India and Pakistan


Ø  Officials urge Ukrainians across the country to take shelter as Russia launches missiles.

Ø  Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says French-German meeting with the Ukrainian leader in Paris did not help ‘unity’.

Ø  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wraps up whistle-stop wartime trip aimed at securing more arms from the West.

Ø  Antonio Guterres says prospects of ‘further escalation and bloodshed’ in the Russia-Ukraine war keep growing.

Ø  Move comes after the bloc found new supplies of diesel from the US, Middle East and India to replace Russian energy.

Ø  Charlie Hebdo slammed for mocking Türkiye earthquake victims

Ø  Türkiye warns of action if Western consulate closures continue

Ø  Italy to enhance economic ties with Pakistan: Sheheryar

Ø  Pakistan and the Netherlands hold 10th round of Bilateral Political Consultations at the Hague

Ø  5th Round of Annual Bilateral Consultations between Pakistan and Spain


Ø  As IMF team leaves after 10 days of talks, finance minister Ishaq Dar says ‘routine procedures’ have delayed payment.

Ø  Borders have been closed for nearly three years, separating families and disrupting tourism and other businesses.

Ø  Shares plunge 568 points as staff-level agreement with IMF delayed

Ø  ‘Difficult times’: PM Shehbaz says Pakistan has established a Rs10bn relief fund for quake-hit Turkiye

Ø  Better allocation of resources, talent a must for Pakistan’s economy to grow sustainably: World Bank

Ø  Pumps run out of petrol in Punjab

Ø  High hopes of loan inflows drive rupee recovery

Ø  PSO receivables hit Rs717b

Ø  Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves fall below $3b

Ø  IMF welcomes PM Shehbaz’s commitment to implement policies needed to safeguard macroeconomic stability

Ø  Government allocates Rs118.4b for road safety in PSDP-2022-23: Dar

Ø  Capacity building of farmers crucial in elevating agri uplift in Balochistan: Ali

Ø  IRSA releases 81,300 cusecs water

Ø  China’s warming economy new impetus to global growth