US names anti-Pakistan groups ‘terrorist’ organizations


              In this photo released by Pakistan's Prime Minister office, newly appointed Army Chief, Gen. Syed Asim Munir, left, meets with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. Pakistani Prime Minister has named Munir, the country's former spy chief, as head of the military, the information minister said, ending months of speculation about the new appointment. Later on Thursday President Arif Alvi endorsed the appointment and congratulated Munir on his promotion to four-star general, according to a statement from the presidency. (Pakistan's Prime Minister Office via AP)
            
              In this photo released by Army's public relations wing 'Inter Services Public Relations', Pakistan's outgoing Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, right, hands over a ceremonial baton to his successor Gen. Asim Munir during the Change of Command ceremony, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Pakistan's new army chief Munir, took command of the country's armed forces amid a deepening political rift between the government and the popular opposition leader, as well as a renewed threat from a key militant group that has been behind scores of deadly attacks over 15 years. (Inter Services Public Relations via AP)