Ø  Former Pakistan PM doubles down on US conspiracy claims
Ø  Pakistan’s foreign minister calls for a reset. Washington should hear him out.
Ø  US ambassador assumes office
Ø  Reviving the JCPOA is the better alternative — but can it be made sustainable?
Ø  Report:
Ø  In Focus: The “Quad”: Security Cooperation Among the United States, Japan, India, and Australia
Ø  In Focus:  AUKUS and Indo-Pacific Security
Ø  Resolve the conflict, don’t just manage it, top envoy tells Israelis, Palestinians
Ø  African nations leading the way on ‘food systems transformation’: Guterres
Ø  Africa Dialogue Series 2022
Ø  Disaster prevention, risk reduction, critical to sustainable future: UN deputy chief
Ø  Pakistan slams India over Yasin Malik’s sentencing at UN
Ø  Pakistan, Indian diplomats clash at UN over Kashmir
Ø  Afghan authorities urged to address serious human rights challenges
Ø  China, Russia jets conducted patrol as Quad leaders met in Tokyo
Ø  As fighting rages in Ukraine’s east, the EU pledges more aid
Ø  Sweden, Finland hold talks in Turkey over NATO membership
Ø  Russia fast-tracks citizenship to residents in southern Ukraine
Ø  Russian parliament votes to scrap military age limit
Ø  Almost 190 tonnes of aid handed to civilians in DPR, south Ukraine on May 25 – top Russian military brass
Ø  Turkey has no plans to stop purchasing gas from Russia at this stage, says FM
Ø  EAEU states discussing project on energy corridor from Russia to Kyrgyzstan via Kazakhstan
Ø  Russia remains world’s biggest wheat exporter, says Putin
Ø  More than 4,000 Ukrainian POWs are kept in Donetsk republic – militia spokesman
Ø  Israel refused to transfer missiles to Ukraine – Russian media
Ø  NATO countries agreed not to supply a number of weapons to Ukraine
Ø  South Korea plans to send $ 1.1 million non-lethal military aid to Ukraine
Ø  NATO Secretary General: no one can say how and when the conflict in Ukraine will end
Ø  Time running out for Ukraine grain exports from blocked seaports
Ø  Spain, UK say Russian influence in Africa threatens NATO security
Ø  Former NATO general says Putin has 9-months window to win war
Ø  ‘Never going to happen’: Ukraine blasts trading land for peace
Ø  ‘Putin must not win this war,’ Germany’s Olaf Scholz tells Davos
Ø  Macron urges Turkey to respect ‘sovereign choice’ of Finland, Sweden on NATO
Ø  NATO’s ‘line of defense’ may be moved to South China Sea – FM Lavrov
Ø  Putin, Italian PM discuss situation in Ukraine – Kremlin
Ø  Russia confirms willingness to work with West on Afghan issues – senior diplomat
Ø  EU suspends drug traffic data sharing with Russia, says diplomat
Ø  North Korea escapes further sanctions as Russia, China wield veto
Ø  FM Bilawal’s meeting with FM of Austria on the sidelines of WEF’s annual meeting in Davos
Ø  FM Bilawal’s meeting with his Romanian counterpart on the sidelines of WEF’s annual meeting in Davos
Ø  FM Bilawal’s meeting with his Finnish counterpart on the sidelines of WEF’s annual meeting in Davos
Ø  FM Bilawal’s meeting with Queen of Netherlands, UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development
Ø  FS Sohail receives UK Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey
Ø  FS Sohail received Germany’s Speical Representative
Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report
Ø  Monetary policy: SBP jacks up interest rate by 150bps, rises to 13.75%
Ø  IMF to release $900 mln when Pakistan removes fuel price caps: sources
Ø  Govt caves in to IMF, drops petrol bomb
Ø  China proposes RMB circulation system
Ø  ‘Fragile economy cannot afford political turmoil’
Ø  Govt stops funds for development projects to finance budget deficit
Ø  Asian Bank to fund projects worth $2bn in Pakistan
Ø  Profits outflow reaches $1.5bn in 10 months
Ø  Fuel price hike can push up cost of production, complains industry
Ø  The subsidies conundrum
Ø  New GSP Plus to reduce poverty
Ø  Saudi Arabia finalising extension of $3 billion deposit to Pakistan
Ø  Budget 2022-23: Toughest task at hand for economic planners
Ø  Chinese IPPs face default risk
Ø  Islamic banks to outpace conventional ones
Ø  $6bn IMF deal is ‘outdated’, says Bilawal
Ø  The same old path of consumption
Ø  Current account deficit drops over 38pc in April
Ø  Business, political leaders flag risk of worldwide recession at WEF
Ø  Oil lingers near 2-month high amid global supply concerns
Ø  Less fertiliser use a threat to food security
Ø  Chinese firms can invest $6b in ARE
Ø  Sericulture to boost farmers’ income
Ø  World’s richest countries destroying environment for children globally: report
Ø  Deadly Heat in India and Pakistan ‘Highly Unlikely’ without Climate Change