Ø  U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale of F-16 equipment to Pakistan -PentagonØ  US approves possible sale of F-16 equipment to Pakistan: Pentagon

Ø  EXPLAINER: Why is Xi Jinping’s Central Asia trip important?

Ø  US deploys Disaster Assistance Response Team to Pakistan to respond to deadly flooding

Ø  Opinion: Trump’s reckless handling of nuclear documents

Ø  In Focus: India: Human Rights Assessments

Ø  WHO warns of worsening situation in Pakistan

Ø  Ukraine: Guterres calls for safety and security of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ø  UN secretary-general arrives in Pakistan for ‘solidarity’ visit

Ø  Pakistan: More than 6.4 million in ‘dire need’ after unprecedented floods

Ø  Pollution and climate change upsurge the risk of ‘climate penalty’

Ø  Reports: Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The gender snapshot 2022


Ø  UK’s Queen Elizabeth II has died – what happens next?Ø  Truss caps domestic fuel bills to tackle UK cost-of-living crisis

Ø  US defence chief hails ‘ demonstrable success’ by Ukrainian forces

Ø  Fighting rages near Russian-held nuclear plant in Ukraine

Ø  French, US delegations visit Taiwan as tension with China festers

Ø  Switzerland summons China’s envoy over Uighur rights concerns

Ø  ‘Almost all’ Ukrainian grain reaching European nations: Putin

Ø  EU plans to cap Russian gas price as Putin issues warning

Ø  Ukraine claims responsibility for Crimea attacks

Ø  ‘Provocations’: Erdoğan decries Western policy towards Russia

Ø  IAEA calls for ‘security’ zone at Ukraine nuclear power plant

Ø  China agrees to pay for Russian gas in roubles and yuan: Gazprom

Ø  Kremlin says Putin attends military exercises with Chinese forces

Ø  Russia to buy North Korean artillery shells, rockets: Report

Ø  Gas flows to Europe won’t resume until sanctions lifted: Russia

Ø  Oil prices jump as OPEC+ agrees to small output cut

Ø  Euro hits new 20-year low after Russia halts gas supplies

Ø  Germany announces $65bn plan to combat rising energy prices

Ø  US sanctions firms over alleged use of Iranian drones in Ukraine

Ø  Belgium opposes limiting Russian gas prices

Ø  Western countries imposed some 11,000 sanctions on Russia – diplomat

Ø  Europe braces for “one of the worst winters in history” – EU Commissioner


Ø  SBP Weekly Data ReportØ  Flood losses estimated up to $20 billion

Ø  The sinking of the ship

Ø  WB to repurpose $300m for flood victims

Ø  IMF sets new structural benchmarks for Pakistan

Ø  Cash crop suffers tremendous losses from floods

Ø  Trade deficit widens 29% as imports soar

Ø  Tough times ahead

Ø  FATF cell move puts pressure on rupee

Ø  Half of Asia-Pacific workforce surviving on $5.5 per day

Ø  Alarming Rs2.7tr hike in July debt

Ø  RDA inflows reach close to $5b

Ø  AIIB keen to fund Wapda hydro projects

Ø  Floods and economic shock

Ø  Comparative electrical scene in South Asia

Ø  Oil supported by supply threats, but heads for weekly drop on demand fears

Ø  Living with recurring floods

Ø  Flood notes

Ø  Water worth $15 billion wasted every year

Ø  Reform, relief, resilience

Ø  What to consider when responding to a national disaster

Ø  Prioritise small dams

Ø  Deadly Pakistan floods show how climate change hits poorest nations the hardest

Ø  Climate Change Could Worsen Supply Chain Turmoil