Muhammad Lila

Muhammad Lila

Correspondent, ABC News
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Muhammad Lila is an award-winning correspondent for ABC News covering Pakistan, Afghanistan and the surrounding region. As a digital journalist, he contributes reporting... Read More »

Muhammad Lila is an award-winning correspondent for ABC News covering Pakistan, Afghanistan and the surrounding region. As a digital journalist, he contributes reporting to all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline," as well as ABCNEWS.com, ABC News Radio and ABC's affiliate news service, NewsOne. Prior to joining ABC News in 2012, Muhammad was an anchor and reporter for CBC News in Toronto. Over the past several years he has traveled extensively, reporting from the Himalayas, Haiti, Syria, and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. In 2010 he became one of the first-ever western journalists to live blog/tweet the annual Hajj pilgrimage. He is among the youngest to ever anchor CBC's flagship newscast, The National. Prior to joining CBC, Muhammad was an anchor and reporter for CityTV and CP24, Toronto's top-rated newschannel. Muhammad's background is as diverse as his reporting. He was born and raised in Toronto to East African parents whose ancestry goes back to South Asia. He is fluent in English and Gujarati, conversational in Urdu, and is studying Arabic. A graduate of the University of Toronto and of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, in his spare time Muhammad is an avid travel writer, and is a contributor to the travel section of the Toronto Star, Canada's most-read newspaper.

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Veteran Associated Press Journalists Attacked in Afghanistan, 1 Killed
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Apr 04, 2014 04:42 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
A Close Call as Violence Erupts in Ukraine
muhammad lila, matt mcgarry, ukraine, Mariupol
May 07, 2014 05:47 PM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Video Shows Airplane Passengers Revolting Over Late VIPs
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Sep 17, 2014 07:30 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Malala's Plotters Captured After Two Year Hunt
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Sep 12, 2014 10:47 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Take a Tour Through Afghanistan���s First-Ever Amusement Park
MUHAMMAD LILA and ALEEM AGHA
Nov 21, 2014 08:50 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and ALEEM AGHA, ABC News
Kenny G Hits a Sour Note With China's Government
MUHAMMAD LILA and KARSON YIU
Oct 22, 2014 08:15 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and KARSON YIU, ABC News
Militants Kill 2 in Attack on Foreign Compound in Afghanistan
MUHAMMAD LILA and GEETIKA RUDRA
Nov 29, 2014 10:55 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and GEETIKA RUDRA, ABC News
Pakistani Beauty Queen Charged in Alleged Mortgage Scam
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Mar 31, 2012 03:21 PM Story from US MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Pakistan's Prime Minister Disqualified By Top Court
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Jun 19, 2012 08:03 AM Story from Blotter MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Taliban Commander Says Taliban Cannot Win Afghan War: Report
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Jul 11, 2012 09:12 AM Story from Blotter MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Terrorist Offers Hurricane Sandy Aid, US Says No Thanks
MUHAMMAD LILA
Oct 31, 2012 11:18 AM Story from Blotter MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Angry Tribe Takes Hostages, Cuts Road to Beirut Airport
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Aug 15, 2012 07:23 PM Story from Blotter MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Elephant Dung Coffee: Smooth, Rich and Expensive
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Mar 14, 2013 01:50 PM Story from Business MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Why Was 'Afghan Star' Winner Nearly Killed?
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May 20, 2012 10:51 AM Story from Entertainment MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Dalai Lama Pleads for Myanmar Monks to End Violence Amid Damning Rights Report
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Apr 22, 2013 05:03 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
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