Global credit rating agency Fitch
downgraded Pakistan's long-term foreign currency issuer default
rating to 'B-' from 'B', citing a rise in external financing
risk from low reserves and high external debt repayments, along
with a continued deterioration in the economy's fiscal position.
British Prime Minister Theresa
May's failure to win legally binding assurances from the EU on
her deal to quit the bloc was cast as a humiliation by opponents
on Friday after she exasperated other leaders with a stilted
defence of Brexit.
A survey taken after a corruption
scandal suggests that Poles have little trust in the state - a
warning sign for the Law and Justice (PiS) party, which won
power in 2015 partly on pledges to fight graft and has extended
state control over media and judiciary.