Ø  US says it expects Pakistan to take ‘sustained action’ against all terrorist groups

Ø  The United States and Pakistan Host Private Sector Forum in South Punjab

Ø  Pakistan is seeking flood assistance — but not from foreign NGOs

Ø  Canada announces additional $25m for flood-hit people of Pakistan

Ø  Urban flooding has everything to do with real estate corruption

Ø  As cost of climate change rises, UN urges compensation

Ø  Pakistan’s Flood Disaster Shows the Perils of Climate Shortsightedness

Ø  The Weakness of Xi Jinping

Ø  The Unkept Promises of Western Aid

Ø  The Wrong Way to View the Xi-Putin Meeting

Ø  Breaking the US-China cycle of escalation over Taiwan

Ø  Human development falling behind in ninety per cent of countries: UN report

Ø  Report:

Ø  UN chief sees ‘great heights’ of human endurance and heroism amid ‘climate carnage’ in Pakistan

Ø  In flood-hit Pakistan, Guterres appeals for ‘massive’ global support, tougher action on climate change

Ø  Climate change impacts ‘heading into uncharted territory’, warns UN chief

Ø  Pakistan: 2022 Monsoon Floods – Situation Report No. 03: As of 26 August 2022



Ø  Death Toll in Azerbaijan-Armenia border clashes rises

Ø  Russia warns US not to provide longer-range missiles to Ukraine

Ø  Can China and Russia establish new global order?

Ø  EU legislators say Hungary is no longer a ‘full democracy’

Ø  EU parliament resolution slams China’s aggression towards Taiwan

Ø  25% of Russian gas supplies to Turkey will be paid in rubles soon, Putin says

Ø  Putin states settlement of all issues related to construction of Akkuyu NPP in Turkey

Ø  Russia stands for early inclusion of Iran in SCO – Putin

Ø  Putin warns West against ‘economic egoism’, offers real food aid to emerging economies

Ø  Only 4.5% of Ukrainian grain went to the poorest countries – Putin

Ø  Germany seizes Russian oil firm Rosneft’s refineries

Ø  Putin tells Modi he wants Ukraine war to end as soon as possible

Ø  US military intelligence says Putin unable to attain Ukraine goal

Ø  Turkey condemns US decision to lift Cyprus arms embargo

Ø  Italy floods and rain kill at least 10 overnight – officials

Ø  Ukraine crisis: Russian oil turns to Asia

Ø  France boosts gas exports to Germany to offset shortfalls caused by Ukraine war

Ø  Macron voices his support for Armenian sovereignty amid Azerbaijan ceasefire

Ø  Scholz says Putin still pursuing ‘imperialist goal’

Ø  Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of SCO, Samarkand



Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  Oil, food imports rise to $5bn in July-August

Ø  WB warns of rising recession risk amid higher interest rates

Ø  SBP allows remittances for flood relief

Ø  Accumulated flood losses have likely grown to $22-24bn, economist says

Ø  Traders seek revised dollar policy

Ø  ADB to give Pakistan $1.5b at higher cost

Ø  IMF eyes expanded access to emergency aid

Ø  AIIB asked to increase funding to $1bn

Ø  8.3 million acres of crops damaged

Ø  Structural inflation and devaluation

Ø  The rupee’s perpetual fall

Ø  Unequal partners

Ø  Pakistan’s remittances go up with $2.7bn in August

Ø  Oil prices up after Basra spill, but log weekly decline

Ø  Pakistan’s Next Superflood Is Coming. The Cavalry Isn’t.

Ø  Global warming, man-made factors worsened Pakistan floods: Study

Ø  Climate Change: Leaving Pakistan out to dry

Ø  Climate change impacts ‘heading into uncharted territory’, warns UN chief