Ø  Experts see bright future for Pak-US ties post-Afghan war

Ø  Why ‘Loss and Damage’ Is a Climate Talks Battleground

Ø  America said “no more” and left Afghanistan; should we return?

Ø  After a Rocky Few Years, Pakistan Tries to Mend Ties With the U.S.

Ø  US Air Force to Deploy Nuclear-Capable B-52 Bombers to Australia as Tensions with China Grow


Ø  What Is COP27? And Other Questions About the Big U.N. Climate Summit

Ø  Congress must act to boost combat-credible airpower in Indo-Pacific

Ø  Public health risks increasing in flood-affected Pakistan, warns WHO

Ø  UN refugee chief calls for greater focus on climate and conflict factors

Ø  Security Council debates Russia’s decision to suspend participation in crucial Ukraine grain deal

Ø  UN chief warmly welcomes Russia decision to end suspension from Ukraine grain deal

Ø  Human rights belong at the heart of climate change debate, urges Türk

Ø  COP27: What you need to know about this year’s big UN Climate Conference

Ø  Climate change: No ‘credible pathway’ to 1.5C limit, UNEP warns

Ø  Countries’ climate promises still not enough to avoid catastrophic global warming: UN Report

Ø  Report: Emissions Gap Report 2022

Ø  Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territory, tantamount to ‘settler-colonialism’: UN expert

Ø  Report: Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

Ø  Afghanistan: Opium cultivation up nearly a third, warns UNODC

Ø  Report: Opium Cultivation in Afghanistan Latest Findings and Emerging Threats


Ø  Pakistan approves deal to import 300,000 tonnes of Russian wheatØ  Lavrov draws parallels between Ukraine war, Cuban missiles crisis

Ø  Iran ‘plans to send’ more UAVs to Russia

Ø  Russia completes partial mobilisation of citizens for Ukraine war

Ø  Russia accuses UK of ‘directing’ Nord Stream blasts

Ø  North Korea covertly shipping artillery shells to Russia, US says

Ø  Russia sparks global food crisis fears, again, as war grinds on

Ø  UN inspectors find no sign of ‘dirty bomb’ in Ukraine

Ø  Germany’s Olaf Scholz meets China’s Xi Jinping as trade in focus

Ø  Russia signals possible Kherson retreat but Ukraine wary

Ø  US blackmailing Taliban leaders to distance them from Moscow, Beijing – Russian envoy

Ø  Russia’s Lavrov pays visit to Jordan

Ø  Terrorists may penetrate into CIS from Afghanistan, security chief warns

Ø  Taliban to not participate in Moscow format meeting on Afghanistan – diplomat

Ø  Lavrov arrives in UAE, visit begins

Ø  Armenian PM Pashinyan in Iran after meeting with Putin, Aliyev

Ø  Denmark centre-left bloc wins narrow victory in nail-biting vote

Ø  China, Russia, India enabling Myanmar’s military rule: Report

Ø  Europe warming at twice the global average, UN report warns

Ø  UK PM Sunak reverses decision to skip COP27 climate summit

Ø  UK has ‘no plans’ to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem: PM office

Ø  G7 discuss Ukraine support amid attacks on infrastructure

Ø  Turkey holds off on Finland and Sweden in NATO

Ø  EU lawmakers began to work out a mechanism for the transfer of frozen assets of the Bank of Russia to Ukraine


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  Trade gap shrinks to $11.5b in Jul-Oct

Ø  A lifeline from abroad

Ø  CPI inflation surges faster than expected in October to 26.6%

Ø  Business confidence drops to lowest level in Pakistan: survey

Ø  Forging a new path

Ø  Jumping on the gravy train

Ø  Ministry warns of rising inflation, tough economic conditions ahead

Ø  Rs50bn escrow account activated for payment of dues to Chinese IPPs

Ø  First heat, then floods wipe out farms in Pakistan’s chili capital

Ø  Potential of renewable energy in Pakistan is yet to be fully explored

Ø  Pakistan needs to remove key irritants for agri marketing: WB

Ø  Oil prices drop as demand fears dominate

Ø  UAE, US to spur $100b in clean energy projects

Ø  Race to COP27

Ø  Alternatives to burning stubble

Ø  COP27: quest for climate justice

Ø  Climate change and health

Ø  Brace for impact

Ø  More funding needed for climate adaptation, as risks mount

Ø  As impacts accelerate, adapting to climate change must become a global priority – UNEP report

Ø  Floods reverse human development