Ø  Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to promote cooperation in diverse sectors

Ø  Rethinking US-Pakistan Relations in the Age of Great Power Competition

Ø  Around the halls: AUKUS defines an emerging alliance at sea

Ø  Staying the Unfavorable Course: National Security Council Decision making and the Inertia of U.S. Afghanistan Policy, 2001–2016

Ø  Something Is Missing From Americans’ Greatest Fears. It’s the Bomb.

Ø  Afghanistan Central Bank Reserves

Ø  China Surges Ahead in Middle East Diplomacy

Ø  Diplomacy in Yemen reaches new pitch following year of relative calm, Security Council hears

Ø  UN deputy chief warns of faltering progress towards SDGs

Ø  Sticking to ‘cold, hard’ climate facts can end global warming: Guterres

Ø  Fifty-eighth Session of the IPCC (IPCC-58), Interlaken Switzerland, 13 – 17 March 2023

Ø  At UN, Pakistan calls for closing digital gender divide

Ø  A difficult lesson from the Pakistan floods

Ø  WFP Pakistan Floods Situation Report, 28 February 2023

Ø  Afghanistan Situation Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRP) : Summary & Inter-Agency Funding Requirements January-December 2023

Ø  UNHCR launches new appeal for Afghan refugees and hosts, urging partners to stay the course


Ø  Russia’s forced transfers of Ukrainian children in areas under its control amounts to a war crime, investigators say

Ø  Poland to become first NATO member to meet Ukraine’s increasingly urgent requests for fighter jets.

Ø  Pentagon says footage shows Russian Su-27 approaching the back of MQ-9 drone and beginning to release fuel as it passes.

Ø  Moscow says American drone downing highlights increasing intelligence gathering off the annexed Crimea peninsula.

Ø  Turkey and Hungary are the only NATO members that are yet to ratify the accession of Finland and Sweden.

Ø  Florida governor and other leading conservative US presidential hopefuls express scepticism of Washington’s aid to Kyiv.

Ø  Updated defence and foreign policy paper highlights ‘threats’ that Russia and China pose to the UK and world order.

Ø  Fuelled by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, European countries are also increasing arms imports, the think tank says.

Ø  The Syrian leader made the comments during a visit to Moscow, adding that Russia’s presence should become permanent.

Ø  The Syrian leader made the comments during a visit to Moscow, adding that Russia’s presence should become permanent.

Ø  Serbia, Kosovo deal possible this year, U.S. envoy says

Ø  German Chancellor Scholz sees prolonged war in Ukraine -Handelsblatt

Ø  Anger as French government pushes through pension change without vote

Ø  Russia Agrees to 60-Day Black Sea Grain Deal Extension

Ø  Finance minister Jeremy Hunt unveils measures aimed at boosting workforce as strikers demand better wages, conditions.

Ø  The EU’s new industrial strategy will aim to have 40% of its green technology homegrown by 2030


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  IFC to double project funding in Pakistan in three years

Ø  ‘Political situation delaying IMF deal’

Ø  Pakistan awaits nod from Gulf states to unlock IMF loan

Ø  Remittances tumble 10.8pc to $17.9bn

Ø  World Bank ‘committed’ to Pakistan’s long-term development

Ø  ‘Textiles on verge of collapse’

Ø  The cost of the shadow economy

Ø  Rethinking and adopting new trade strategies

Ø  Delay in IMF deal may cause Pakistan to pause repayments, warns report

Ø  ‘Dollar-starved’ Pakistan struggles to pay international airlines: report

Ø  Perfect storm?

Ø  Oil rebounds 1% as investors take stock of banking crisis

Ø  Agri sector can wipe out CAD in 6 years

Ø  Arresting climate change through LGs

Ø  ‘Pakistan must not follow high-emitting developed world’

Ø  Army handed over 45,000 acres for ‘corporate farming’

Ø  US, Pakistan to jointly tackle climate change

Ø  IMF approves first batch of climate resilience loans