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The Associated Press


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Past articles by Munir:

Top leaders of Pakistan, Iran inaugurate border market in their first meeting in 10 years

Officials say the top leaders of Pakistan and Iran have inaugurated the first border market as relations warm between the two countries → Read More

Two Pakistani brothers home after release from Guantanamo

Two Pakistani brothers held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay detention facility for two decades were freed and returned home on Friday to be reunited with → Read More

Pakistani Brothers Freed From Guantanamo Bay After 21 Years in Custody

The brothers’ release was the latest U.S. move toward emptying and shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. → Read More

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said… → Read More

UN gathering seeks aid for Pakistan after devastating floods

The United Nations is hosting a conference to help Pakistan cope with fallout of last summer’s devastating flooding that killed more than 1,700 people and displaced about 8 million others → Read More

IS claims attack at Pakistan embassy that wounded guard

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for last week’s shooting at the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan in which the head of the mission escaped unharmed but a guard was wounded → Read More

Officials: Pakistan’s ex-PM Imran Khan wounded in gun attack

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A gunman opened fire Thursday at a campaign truck carrying Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan, wounding him slightly in the leg and killing one of his supporters, his part… → Read More

Pakistan: World Bank estimates floods caused $40B in damages

Pakistan's government says the World Bank estimates that this summer’s record-breaking floods have caused $40 billion in damages in this impoverished country → Read More

Pakistan floods raise fears of hunger after crops wrecked

KHAIRPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Like every year, Arz Mohammed had planted his little patch of land in southern Pakistan with cotton. The crop would earn him enough so that, as he puts it, his family of five wouldn’t be reduced to begging. → Read More

In flood-stricken Pakistan, rains damage archeological site

ISLAMABAD (AP) — In flood-stricken Pakistan where an unprecedented monsoon season has killed hundreds of people, the rains now threaten a famed archeological site dating back 4,500 years, the site’… → Read More

UNHCR rushes in aid to Pakistan amid raging floods in south

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency rushed in more desperately needed aid Monday to flood-stricken Pakistan as the nation’s prime minister traveled to the south where rising waters of La… → Read More

In Pakistan, fears of waterborne diseases as floods recede

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan raised concern Wednesday over the spread of waterborne diseases among thousands of flood victims as waters from powerful monsoon rains began to recede in many… → Read More

UN to seek $160 million in emergency aid for Pakistan floods

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations and Pakistan are set to appeal Tuesday for $160 million in emergency funding for nearly a half million displaced victims of record-breaking floods that have kill… → Read More

Pakistan floods leave more than 1,000 dead, a half million survivors in camps

Pakistanis in many parts of the country were still wading through waters that filled their homes or covered their town’s streets as they struggled with how to deal with the damage to homes and businesses. → Read More

Pakistan floods leave wrecked lives, half million in camps

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nearly a half million people crowded into camps after losing their homes in widespread flooding and the climate minister warned Monday that Pakistan is on the “front line” of the world's climate crisis after unprecedented monsoon rains wracked the country since mid-June, killing more than 1,130 people. → Read More

Police file terrorism charges against Pakistan’s Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have filed terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, authorities said Monday, escalating political tensions in the country as the ousted premier … → Read More

Taliban under scrutiny as U.S. kills al-Qaida leader in Kabul

The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition and desperately needed aid. → Read More

Taliban under scrutiny as US kills al-Qaida leader in Kabul

The drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers. → Read More

IMF reaches preliminary deal with Pakistan on $6B bailout

The International Monetary Fund says it has reached a preliminary agreement on a $6 billion bailout package for Pakistan → Read More

US: Afghan national freed from Guantanamo Bay after 15 years

The U.S. Defense Department says an Afghan prisoner held in U.S. custody for nearly 15 years has been released from the Guantanamo Bay detention center → Read More