Ø  Pakistan, US sign agreement on cultural property protection

Ø  The Centrality of Security in the Pakistan-US Relationship

Ø  US, Pakistan working together for climate-smart agricultural practices: Ambassador

Ø  How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

Ø  Sharper: Middle East Security and Stability

Ø  ‘We cannot abandon the people of Gaza’: chiefs of UN agencies and NGOs unite in appeal for UNRWA

Ø  World court rejects bulk of Ukraine’s terrorism charges against Russia

Ø  Report: Economic Impact Of The Destruction In Gaza

Ø  World News in Brief: ICJ to release emergency measures over Israel genocide allegations, Libya flood repair bill, leprosy stigma continues

Ø  World confronts an ‘ugly and inescapable truth’ in Darfur, says ICC Prosecutor


Ø  UK to launch ballistic missile as part of nuclear sub trials — The Sun

Ø  For Europe and NATO, a Russian Invasion Is No Longer Unthinkable

Ø  Russia cautions US against deploying nuclear arms in UK — diplomat

Ø  EU ratchets up pressure on Hungary amid fear of Russia clash after victory over Kiev — WSJ

Ø  UN court rejects almost all of Ukraine’s terrorism-related complaints against Russia

Ø  Second time’s the charm: EU approves 50 bln euros in aid to Ukraine

Ø  US approves sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey

Ø  Moscow vs Riyad — the battle for crude

Ø  EU grants over Rs30b more for flood resilience


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  Five-year plan unveiling delayed

Ø  SBP maintains interest rate at 22%

Ø  Fiscal deficit surpasses 2.3pc of GDP in July-Dec

Ø  IMF revises Pakistan’s GDP growth projection to 2%

Ø  Inflation, surging expenditures persist: MoF

Ø  Exports hit 17-month high in January

Ø  Unravelling the conundrum of failed welfare policies

Ø  Pakistanis drank tea worth over $336 million in six months!

Ø  Oil gains after OPEC+ maintains output cuts, still heads for weekly losses


Ø  Agriculture: Impetus for corporate farming

Ø  Climate finance geopolitics

Ø  A rights-based approach to resilience in Pakistan

Ø  What to expect in new year

Ø  How collaborative action on smog could cast new light on India-Pakistan relations