Ø  DB, US, France pledge aid to Pakistan at Geneva

Ø  US will continue to help Pakistan rebuild economy

Ø  The last eight years have been the warmest on record, researchers say

Ø  Taliban hard-liners consolidate control with crackdown on women

Ø  Iran and Russia Are Closer Than Ever Before

Ø  What We’ve Learned From the War in Ukraine

Ø  The Weaponization of Humanitarian Aid

Ø  Afghan Women and Girls: Status and Congressional Action

Ø  Guterres urges radical global finance shake-up to help Pakistan after deadly floods

Ø  World Bank: sharp, long-lasting slowdown to hit developing countries hard

Ø  Arab region registers world’s highest unemployment rate, UN survey finds

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

Ø  International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan


Ø  Japan, US & Europe must act together on China, PM Kishida says

Ø  Gas pipeline between Lithuania & Latvia blows up

Ø  Who is Russia’s new Ukraine war commander Valery Grasimov?

Ø  Russia imposes sanctions on UK’s Foreign Secretary, Chief of General Staff – diplomat

Ø  Armenia calls on G20 countries to force Baku to open Lachin corridor

Ø  Moscow, Minsk to agree on new three-year integration package in 2023 – Foreign Ministry

Ø  US says Iran now Russia’s ‘top military backer’

Ø  Iran executes British-Iranian national on spying charges

Ø  German media report defence minister soon to resign

Ø  Turkey dissatisfied with Swedish reaction to Erdogan’s effigy

Ø  UK will provide Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine – Sunak


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  Debt: a longer view

Ø  Geneva pledges and Pakistan’s economic challengesp

Ø  Country is in crisis: PBC tells PM

Ø  World Bank slashes Pakistan’s GDP growth projection by half

Ø  Pressure mounts on Dar to stop ‘managing’ exchange rate

Ø  Export of services goes up 6pc in July-Nov

Ø  Terms and conditions of Geneva pledges questioned

Ø  Pakistan will not default: Bloomberg Economics

Ø  Pakistan gets $4bn lifeline as economic woes mount

Ø  Revisiting “D” word: Pakistan should opt for debt restructuring

Ø  Pitfalls of import substitution

Ø  Explosive food inflation

Ø  Are SOEs delivering the desired social outcome?

Ø  Oil up more than 1% on U.S. inflation data, demand optimism

Ø  Donors pledge over $8bn to rebuild Pakistan after floods – official

Ø  Pakistan faces threat of hunger amid increased cost of living: WEF report

Ø  ‘Pakistan 8th most climate vulnerable country’

Ø  Flood prevention methods

Ø  Food supply at risk as banks reluctant to open LCs

Ø  Spending $10 billion

Ø  Dubious distinctions

Ø  2022 tied as world’s fifth-warmest on record, scientists say