1. ‘US companies explore economic opportunities in Pakistan’
2. India–Pakistan rivalry heating up over Afghanistan
3. Pakistan: No More Military Bases for US Afghan Mission
4. Pakistan calls for US role in de-escalating Gaza conflict
5. Trump’s Secret Rules for Drone Strikes outside War Zones Are Disclosed
6. Terror Attacks Surge in Afghanistan as U.S. Withdraws
7. Pakistan wants broad-based partnership with US, Blinken told
8. Senate Bill: Strategic Competition Act of 2021
9. Biden administration has ignored Pak’s outreach for rapprochement: Report
10. U.S. think tank criticizes Strategic Competition Act in series–10lei1sW0wM/index.html
11. RAND’s Scalable Warning and Resilience Model (SWARM)
12. The original 2015 nuclear deal and a revived one; 10 things to know
13. Exclusive: Inside the Military’s Secret Undercover Army


1. French EU interested in Nord Stream 2
2. Strategic stability must be the focus of Russia-US negotiations, says Lavrov


1. Israel-Palestine: US blocks UN statement for third time in a week
2. UN urges greater aid access for Gaza, ‘intensification of mediation efforts’ to end Israel-Palestine violence
3. WFP moves to support families affected by Gaza violence
4. UN Human Rights chief appeals for de-escalation in Israel-Palestine crisis


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. Remittances rise to an all-time high of $2.8bn in April
3. ‘Climate change to cost Pakistan $3.8bn yearly’
4. Pakistan’s GDP growth expected to touch 3% mark for FY2021
5. Four SEZs to create 1.47m jobs, boost industrial growth
6. Irsa warns water shortages may aggravate
7. Remittance flow into country rose by 17pc last year: World Bank
8. World Bank Redeploys $153 Million to Support Pakistan’s COVID-19 Vaccine Drive
9. Govt wants to freeze expenditures
10. Govt delays Covid spending report
11. WB lists Ehsaas Programme among world’s four top social protection plans: Report
12. Time to go big on hydro
13. Government considering setting up national food authority to monitor inflation
14. Job losses in Pakistan reach 0.7m in 2020
15. Creeping crisis: land, population and horizontal expansion in Punjab
16. Exporting electricity to Afghanistan
17. New policy to focus on promoting electric vehicles
18. K2 base camp area gets internet access, phone coverage
19. Thinking Inside the ‘Box’: Pakistan Turns to Education TV During COVID-19
20. Climate Risk Country Profile: Pakistan
21. Oil prices dive $2 on fears of Asian pandemic, possible U.S. rate hikes
22. A Cyclone Tauktae may cause up to 80mm of rainfall in Karachi
23. Strengthening cyclone threatens India, Pakistan
24. Research paper sees direct link between Cyclone Tauktae and climate change
25. Prepared for climate change?
26. EPA’s Updated Climate Change Data Shows Global Warming’s Impacts Are Already Here
27. Britain to treble tree planting by 2024 to fight climate change
28. Climate change threatens one-third of global food production
29. Central Banks Jump Into Climate-Change Policy Fray
30. Sport 2050: Snowless snow sport? How climate change could impact winter sports
31. Pakistan: Food Security Snapshot Balochistan & Sindh | March – September 2021
32. Construction of 10 dams in Pakistan by 2028 to ensure food security: PM