Ø  US announces $4mn aid package for anti-terrorism training in Pakistan

Ø  United States to bolster Pakistan’s counterterrorism capabilities

Ø  In a Major Rift, Pakistan Ramps Up Pressure on the Taliban

Ø  Integrated Country Strategies

Ø  US official’s visit to give trade a boost, envoy told

Ø  US plans to counter China’s influence in the Pacific suffers setback

Ø  Collateral Damage: Can the Abraham Accords Survive the Israel-Hamas War?

Ø  Secure peace with inclusive, sustainable development, UN chief says

Ø  UN agency heads unite in urgent plea for women and children in Gaza

Ø  Gaza: UN welcomes deal for pause in fighting, hostage-release pact

Ø  Ukraine: Civilian casualties mount as war enters second winter

Ø  Guterres urges G20 to lead the way in financial and climate justice

Ø  Desperate Afghan returnees from Pakistan face uncertain future: IOM


Ø  The Russian oil mirage

Ø  Pakistan’s ambassador says Islamabad applied for BRICS membership

Ø  Russia urges US, E3 to return to nuclear deal with Iran — diplomat

Ø  CSTO leaders favor peaceful settlement of Palestinian-Israeli conflict — secretary general

Ø  Turkey to not ratify Sweden’s NATO membership in time for upcoming top diplomats’ meeting

Ø  Situation in global economy requires considering views of different states — Putin

Ø  Ukraine battles ‘elaborate’ Russian defences as Putin condemns Israel’s war

Ø  Russia says it ‘recorded’ Türkiye’s signals on verifying Israel’s possession of nuclear weapons

Ø  Will Iran give Russia ballistic missiles for the war in Ukraine?

Ø  US defence chief visits Kyiv, announces $100m military aid package

Ø  Poland charges 16 after dismantling Russian spy ring

Ø  Geert Wilders’ victory in Netherlands election spooks Europe

Ø  Putin’s peace talk comments send a signal to the West; Kremlin says Europe poses a threat to Russia


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  Foreign trade debate

Ø  Current account deficit narrows by 91% as remittances, exports outrun imports

Ø  Pakistan’s debt dependence

Ø  Global investors’ confidence in Pakistan rises

Ø  Concerns and optimism co-exist

Ø  Average PSDP project takes 14.1 years in Pakistan: IMF

Ø  IMF expects dollar price to improve

Ø  IMF deal: a boon and a burden

Ø  Economic confidence hits new low

Ø  IMF board to approve staff-level agreement on Dec 7

Ø  Will smooth IMF review set new tone?

Ø  Lenders seek transparency as Pakistan pitches for environment funding

Ø  Oil slips 1% on concerns over delayed OPEC+ meeting

Ø  Facing the abyss

Ø  Towards environmentally cleaner alternative fuels

Ø  Climate change causing Pakistan loss of $2bn a year: IMF

Ø  Pakistan’s women go unheard in climate change conversations

Ø  ‘Climate Change A National Security Issue For Pakistan’