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Pakistan Names New Army Chief

Pakistan has named a new army chief, elevating General Raheel Sharif to one of the most powerful positions in the nation.A statement from the office of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced the decision Wednesday, and General Sharif is expected to take command on Thursday. The two men are not related.General Sharif takes over from General Ashfaq Kayani, who is retiring after six years in charge of the nation's military. In his new post, Sharif inherits such challenges as Pakistan's...

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