Ø  Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of U.S.-Pakistan RelationsØ  Pakistan mires in US, China spat

Ø  US envoy sees ties with Pakistan at ‘inflection point’

Ø  Pakistan and the U.S. Have Made Up, but Will It Last?

Ø  U.S. ramps up aid for Pakistan floods with military airlift

Ø  Israel-Palestine: ‘Meaningful initiatives’ needed soon, to reverse current course

Ø  World ‘must engage’ or risk Afghanistan’s collapse, Security Council hears

Ø  Join forces to prevent ‘food availability crisis’ urges FAO chief

Ø  In a world of new challenges, ‘we need to build on what unites us’, Assembly President tells UN Member States

Ø  Flood-ravaged Pakistan’s leader appeals for urgent global support in UN address

Ø  Rescuing the SDGs: General Assembly highlights ‘world’s to-do list’


Ø  Putin signs ‘independence’ decrees for Zaporizhia, KhersonØ  US Senate approves $12bn for Ukraine in government funding bill

Ø  Italy: The daunting economic challenges facing Giorgia Meloni

Ø  UN chief condemns Russia’s plan to annex Ukrainian regions

Ø  Nord Stream pipeline leaks are ‘catastrophic for the climate’

Ø  EU slams Russia annexation ‘votes’ in four Ukraine regions

Ø  German government approves arms exports to Saudi Arabia: reports

Ø  German inflation hits record 10% in September

Ø  EU, US question Serbia’s EU commitment after Russia deal

Ø  Iran responds to Ukraine diplomatic demotion over Russia drones

Ø  Taliban signs ‘preliminary’ deal with Russia for oil, gas, wheat

Ø  EU agrees windfall tax on energy firms

Ø  Ukraine War: US will never recognise Russia’s annexation attempts, Biden vows

Ø  EU, NATO say Nord Stream gas pipelines were sabotaged

Ø  Turkey files protest with Greece and US as Aegean tensions rise


Ø  Switzerland records worst melt rate of its glaciersØ  Eurozone inflation hits record 10%, highest in the history of the euro

Ø  Rupee gains despite fall in SBP reserves to just $8bn

Ø  Oil prices dips as dollar strengthens, demand weakens

Ø  Big economic worries

Ø  HBL faces liability in terror financing case in US, bank says will ‘vigorously’ contest allegations

Ø  IMF urged to ease harsh terms

Ø  India’s forex reserves set to hit 2-year low

Ø  Pakistan seeks Chinese investment in SEZs