Ø  Can America ignore us?

Ø  FO rejects ‘ill-informed’ US report on religious freedom in Pakistan

Ø  What You Need to Know About Russia’s New Foreign Policy Concept

Ø  In Pakistan’s Crisis, Judicial, Military Roles Will Be Vital

Ø  Biden, India’s Modi Out to Deepen their Bonds, but Geopolitical Friendships Have their Limits

Ø  China unlikely to play peacemaker role in Ukraine war, Western officials and experts say

Ø  Hearing on “What Comes Next for U.S. Policy toward Russia”, held by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Ø  Annual Report 2022/23 – Shaping the global future together

Ø  The Military Disrupts Pakistan’s Democracy Once Again

Ø  UN marks 75 years since displacement of 700,000 Palestinians

Ø  UN envoy reports on progress towards Yemen peace agreement

Ø  WFP Pakistan Floods Situation Report, 10 May 2023

Ø  Guterres: Eliminate ‘weapons of terror’ to avert future chemical warfare

Ø  Post-pandemic world economy still feeling COVID-19’s sting

Ø  Russia confirms participation in grain deal for at least 60 more days


Ø   Ukraine Supreme Court chief detained in $2.7m graft probe

Ø  G7 struggles with response to China ‘economic coercion’ threat

Ø  At least 8 dead in north Italy floods

Ø  Turkey protests detention of two journalists in Germany

Ø  Japan, UK renew security ties, aircraft carrier to deploy in 2025

Ø  Britain’s Sunak announces $22bn Japanese investment in UK economy

Ø  Armenia PM agrees to meet Azerbaijan leader in Moscow next week

Ø  Germany pledges almost $3bn in new military aid to Ukraine

Ø  Germany’s Scholz vows to support Ukraine ‘as long as needed’

Ø  France promises more tanks, armoured vehicles for Ukraine

Ø  Ukraine repels ‘exceptional’ Russia missile, drone attack on Kyiv

Ø  S Africa army chief visits Moscow in wake of US weapons claim

Ø  EU to curb Indian fuel imports made with Russian oil: Report

Ø  Ukraine receives jet fighter support pledge from UK, Netherlands

Ø  Russia agrees to renew Ukraine Black Sea grain deal for 60 days

Ø  Ukraine tells China envoy peace plan must not lose land to Russia

Ø  Russian cruise missile attack targets Kyiv, one killed in Odessa

Ø  G7 weighs new sanctions on Russia to end Ukraine war

Ø  Bakhmut battle rages as Ukraine claims advances, Russian retreat

Ø  Ukraine’s Zelenskyy to attend G7 in Hiroshima to pressure Russia

Ø  12 member states raise ‘serious concerns’ about EU deal on Ukrainian grain, reigniting controversy

Ø  Hungary blocks next tranche of EU tool to provide military support to Ukraine

Ø  UK introduces sanctions on Russian diamonds, copper and aluminium

Ø  Russia reserves the right to take any measures to neutralise threats from adversaries


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  Govt gets a paltry $8.1bn in financing

Ø  IMF ‘reviewing’ developments in Pakistan

Ø  No choice but to revive IMF, says Ismail

Ø  US company plans $200m pink salt facility

Ø  Current account surplus drops 42 times to $18m

Ø  Industries lack plans for long-term growth: ADB

Ø  Economic chokehold and current account balance

Ø  ‘FDI dips 29pc in April

Ø  Mango production to fall by 20%

Ø  IMF asks Pakistan to arrange $8b

Ø  Inflation to keep haunting Pakistanis: UN survey

Ø  Oil poised for weekly dip as recession fears, rates cloud outlook

Ø  Plants are dying globally

Ø  Isn’t climate change a matter of national security?

Ø  Time for stocktaking

Ø  Govt realises climate change issue turning from bad to worse

Ø  Global warming set to break key 1.5C limit for first time

Ø  Climate change worsened Asia’s April heatwave by 2C – study