1. Pakistan C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan
2. Biden’s new Wuhan lab leak investigation ramps up US-China blame game
3. The Quad in the Indo-Pacific: What to Know
4. U.S. Report Found It Plausible Covid-19 Leaked From Wuhan Lab
5. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad  Travels to Afghanistan, Qatar, and the Region


1. Pakistan Stream gas pipeline construction to finalize in 2025, says Russian minister
2. ‘EU aware of nuclear material proliferation incident in India:’ Peter Stano
3. Russia assumes further deterioration of relations with US, would try to avoid it — Ryabkov
4. Open Skies Treaty denunciation harms existing arms control system — CSTO chief
5. R Is There a Place for a U.S. Military Base in Central Asia?
6. Nord Stream 2 sanctions could have ‘poisoned’ US ties with Germany & failed anyway, says Blinken
7. Russia has no superpower ambitions, says Lavrov
8. Biden begins trip to Europe where he will meet with Putin
9. Brexit: EU says patience wearing thin with UK in talks to avoid trade war
10. It is high time for Europe to change its approach to Palestine
11. Norway and UK strike post-Brexit trade deal


1. Child labour figure rises to 160 million, as COVID puts many more at risk
2. UN experts to G7: Production of safe COVID-19 vaccines must outweigh profit
3. End war on nature and ensure ocean health, UN chief says in message for World Oceans Day
4. Chilliest Spring in years is cold comfort as CO2 emissions rise: WMO
5. António Guterres nominated by Security Council for second term as UN chief


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. Pakistan succeeded in reviving economy despite Covid pandemic: Forbes
3. Pakistan, IMF deadlock over taxes, hike in petroleum levy persists
4. Govt aims to generate Rs242b revenue
5. Pakistan can create 1m jobs through Amazon
6. Exports rise 14%, imports cross $50b in Jul-May FY21
7. Comprehensive plan prepared to end poverty: PM
8. $16b to be borrowed to retire debts in FY22
9. Direct, indirect taxes likely to increase in FY22 budget
10. Steam rises as India and Pakistan take basmati battle to EU
11. Service exports up 48pc in April
12. Govt raises Rs161bn through PIBs
13. Anti-smuggling measures in the offing
14. Domestic debt goes up by Rs2tr in 10MFY21
15. NEPRA takes notice of power outages
16. Saudi Arabia pledges Rs37.4b for construction of Mohmand dam
17. Brent oil benchmark hits 2-year high, WTI highest since 2018
18. ‘Red Alert Campaign’ on climate change, environmental conservation launched
19. ‘Climate change a big threat to water inflow of rivers’
20. PM calls on developed world to support countries vulnerable to climate change
21. Impact of climate change on vectors & vector-borne diseases
22. Military Operations Will be Strained by Climate Change
23. World Oceans Day: Harnessing the Power of ‘Blue Carbon’ in Mitigating Climate Change
24. Water conflict: Data shows how climate-change protests are expanding
25. Investors holding $41 trillion demand action on climate — now
26. Experts ask govt to reform agricultural system
27. Rs41.3 billion proposed for agriculture sector’s interventions
28. Govt to support agriculture sector, industrialists to avoid cartelisation: PM