1. As the U.S. Pulls Out of Afghanistan, Kabul’s Airport Is a Final Stand
2. Opinion Q. and A.: Imran Khan Urges a New U.S.-Pakistan Bond
3. The key to Afghan peace lies in Pakistan’s pocket
4. Pakistan desires good ties with US, Afghanistan: NSA
5. No ‘overt or covert’ deal with US, defence ministry told
6. U.S. military commander in Afghanistan warns of chaotic civil war
7. The Plot Against China?


1. No delay, S-400 to arrive by December; System ‘guaranteed’ to perform at 3000m; No Covid-19 impact on production
2. Russia launches Mediterranean drills amid rift with UK
3. French-German plan for EU-Putin talks collapse
4. Classified Ministry of Defence documents found at bus stop
5. About law, rights and rules – Russian FM Lavrov’s Opinion Article on imposition of totalitarianism in world affairs
6. US Warns Russia not to Veto Syria Border Access
7. Xi, Putin extend 20 year old friendship treaty to firm up close ties amid US, EU offensive
8. Putin discusses Ukraine, Black Sea spat, vaccines with public
9. Russia tests S-400 missiles in Crimea amid tensions with Ukraine
10. Fears for EU citizens who miss UK’s settled status deadline
11. Taliban capture Afghanistan’s main Tajikistan border crossing


1. United Nations urges Israel to halt building of settlements immediately
2. Generation Equality: Alongside COVID lies an ‘equally horrific pandemic’ threatening women
3. $1 billion fund for renewables among key energy commitments made during UN ministerial forums
4. COVID pandemic fuelling major increase in drug use worldwide: UN report
5. Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and armed conflict


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. Exports rise to record high of $25.3b
3. 47% growth seen in Pakistan’s IT exports from July-May in fiscal year 2020-21
4. World Bank approves $800m loan for Pakistan’s power sector reforms, human capital development
5. Annual consumer inflation eases to 8.90pc
6. Increasing white elephants
7. Pakistan among 51 countries listed to get WB aid
8. Circular debt soars to Rs2.327tr in 2020-21
9. Trade deficit swells to $30.8bn in FY21
10. Impasse with IMF?
11. The discord over water
12. Oil climbs 2% as OPEC+ considers output hikes, demand surges
13. Pakistan, China to work for eco-civilisation under CPEC project
14. Malik Amin Aslam urges provinces to step up efforts to boost forest cover
15. NATO Hotter than the human body can handle: Pakistan city broils in world’s highest temperatures
16. India, China, 50 others to float food security proposal at WTO
17. Governor for Sino-Pak collaboration to address food security challenge
18. AI and Nanotechnology can Help Address Challenges Threatening Global Food Security
19. Food Systems at Risk: Transformative Adaptation for Long-Term Food Security
20. Engineers: You Can Disrupt Climate Change
21. Canada Releases National Issues Report on Climate Change Adaptation
22. Climate Change and Agriculture
23. ESG: Climate Change — The Inescapable Opportunity
24. A more sustainable human-nature relationship