Ø  Did Pakistan Help the US Take Out al-Zawahiri?

Ø  Pakistan played ‘absolutely no role’ in al Qaeda chief Zawahiri’s killing

Ø  Pakistan’s Narrative Problem

Ø  Biden: Killing of al-Qaida leader is long-sought ‘justice’

Ø  Biden says ‘justice has been delivered’ with killing of al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri

Ø  EXPLAINER: A look at the missile that killed al-Qaida leader

Ø  UN chief warns world is one step from `nuclear annihilation’

Ø  IMF Disbursement: Is It A Phone Call Away?

Ø  Al Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Killed in U.S. Drone Strike in Afghanistan  

Ø  Humanity’s just one misunderstanding away from ‘nuclear annihilation’ warns UN chief

Ø  Ukraine: Prospects for end to war look bleak, despite ‘encouraging’ grain deal

Ø  Climate change: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions

Ø  ‘Grotesque greed’: UN chief Guterres slams oil and gas companies


Ø  Ukrainian army’s residential bases endangering civilians: Amnesty

Ø  The Ukrainian Muslims fighting against Russia

Ø  Three soldiers killed in renewed Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Ø  What’s behind the renewed tensions between Serbia and Kosovo?

Ø  US Senate ratifies Finland and Sweden’s NATO accession

Ø  Zelenskyy urges China’s Xi to help end Russia’s war in Ukraine

Ø  First Ukraine grain ship passes inspection in Istanbul

Ø  ‘The turbine works’: Germany’s Scholz blames Russia in energy row

Ø  Russia accuses US of ‘destabilization’ over Pelosi Taiwan trip

Ø  US announces $550m in military aid to Ukraine

Ø  Russia’s Gazprom cuts off gas supplies to Latvia

Ø  France’s Macron talks energy with Saudi Crown Prince MBS in Paris

Ø  Spain inflation highest since 1984; new record for eurozone area

Ø  EU renews sanctions against Russia until January 31, 2023 – EU Council

Ø  Japan increased LNG import from Russia in June – Finance Ministry

Ø  Kremlin calls military manoeuvres in Asia-Pacific Region China’s sovereign right

Ø  Putin, Erdogan to discuss bilateral cooperation, Ukrainian crisis on Friday

Ø  Macron calls Russia ‘one of the last imperial colonial powers’ on Africa visit

Ø  China summons European diplomats over statement on Taiwan

Ø  German leader says gas pipeline part is ready for Russia

Ø  EU launches support package for Pakistan under Multi-Annual Indicative Programme (MIP) 2021-2027


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  Pakistan has fulfilled last prior action after increasing oil levy: IMF

Ø  Service trade deficit doubles to $5.2bn

Ø  Structural inflation and stabilisation

Ø  After 22 months, exports tumble 24pc in July

Ø  Crisis stems from lack of education

Ø  World Bank blocks $335m loans

Ø  Foreigners withdraw over $28m from T-bills, bonds in July

Ø  Mountains of debt weaken the rupee

Ø  Trade gap shrinks significantly

Ø  Selling state-owned entities through G2G

Ø  Govt puts tighter fiscal controls in place

Ø  SBP believes rupee is undervalued

Ø  Oil prices steady as market juggles supply shortage, demand worries

Ø  Policy for solar panel manufacturing in the offing

Ø  A case for indigenous coal

Ø  ‘Natural disaster losses hit $72bn’

Ø  Heatwaves, rains, floods: Climate change is here and Pakistan needs to act now

Ø  Adaptation over mitigation

Ø  Pakistan’s deadly monsoon season worsened by climate change

Ø  Climate Endgame: Exploring catastrophic climate change scenarios