1. The War in Afghanistan: How It Started and How It Is Ending
2. Pakistan: No More Military Bases for US Afghan Mission
3. Five things to watch as the U.S. prepares to exit Afghanistan
4. Treacherous Triangle: Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan After US Withdrawal
5. Pakistan fears Afghan pullback by US will stall Belt and Road
6. Data Is Power


1. French soldiers warn of civil war in new letter
2. PM backs Twitter drive for solidarity with Palestinians
3. Europe rights body worried by claims Greece ejects migrants
4. EU and India agree to resume trade talks at virtual summit
5. Russia records first cases of Indian COVID variant
6. Russian Black Sea Fleet to get seven warships in 2021
7. No agreement on Putin-Biden meeting yet, Kremlin says


1. UN chief ‘gravely concerned’ as violence escalates in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel
2. 5 things you should know about the state of the global economy
3. UN chief and senior officials express deep concern over East Jerusalem violence
4. COVID’s grip keeps world in ‘perilous situation’
5. China calls for concrete efforts in practicing true multilateralism


1. SBP Weekly Data Report
2. Govt to boost development spending by 40% in 2021-22: Shaukat Tarin
3. Pakistan exports to EU increase by $1.1bn in 10MFY21
4. New rules in the works to meet FATF conditions
5. Pakistan exports to US increase 29pc to $4.1bln in July-April
6. In Pakistan, private sector partnerships are key to improving education
7. First shipment from Uzbekistan under multilateral treaty arrives
8. Pakistan’s exports to Afghanistan up by 15pc in 10MFY21: Razak
9. External trade amidst the pandemic
10. Fiscal deficit widens to 3.6pc in 9MFY21
11. US, Pakistan launch pilot project to increase regional trade
12. Cotton import bill hits $1.84bn in 9MFY21
13. LSM posts 4.81pc growth
14. Export of services soars 32pc in March
15. Situationer: Next flour season likely to become more challenging for Punjab
16. Saudi Arabia to invest $500m to strengthen Pakistan’s energy sector
17. Dwindling Pak-Afghan trade
18. Oil rises to 8-wk high on demand hopes, U.S. export decline
19. About 99 of 100 cities most at risk environmentally in Asia
20. Climate change: Area of forests the size of France has regrown worldwide since 2000
21. Key Summits Pave Way to Glasgow Climate Change Conference