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  • O.C. man admits to terrorism, plans to train Al Qaeda in Pakistan

    O.C. man admits to terrorism, plans to train Al Qaeda in Pakistan
    A 24-year-old Orange County man pleaded guilty Friday to federal terrorism charges for planning to go to Pakistan where he would provide weapons training to members of Al Qaeda. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen of Garden Grove pleaded guilty to one count of...
  • Afghans to send delegates to meet with Taliban in Pakistan

    Afghans to send delegates to meet with Taliban in Pakistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan will send a delegation to Pakistan soon in an attempt to open channels with the Taliban toward a peace deal, officials said Wednesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a statement that he and Pakistani Prime...
  • Pakistan's new low numbers on drone civilian deaths stir debate

    Pakistan's new low numbers on drone civilian deaths stir debate
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A claim by the Pakistani government this week that 67 civilians died in drone strikes over the last five years, a surprisingly low number given previous casualty estimates, has sparked controversy, skepticism and speculation that...
  • Pakistani Taliban leader reportedly at site of drone strike

    Pakistani Taliban leader reportedly at site of drone strike
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A U.S. drone fired missiles Friday at the residence of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a top militant with a $5-million FBI bounty on his head thought to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people. It was...
  • Pakistan Taliban confirms leader killed in drone attack

    Pakistan Taliban confirms leader killed in drone attack
    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban confirmed on Saturday the death of its leader in a U.S. drone strike the day before, as the group's leadership council met to begin the process of choosing a successor. The death of Hakimullah...
  • Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader

    Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani security forces were on high alert Saturday amid concerns of revenge attacks after the killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a U.S. drone missile strike. Mehsud has been reported killed in the...
  • Pakistan Taliban names militant who ordered attack on schoolgirl as leader

    Pakistan Taliban names militant who ordered attack on schoolgirl as leader
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistan Taliban on Thursday named Mullah Fazlullah, the militant commander who oversaw the assassination attempt against schoolgirl activist Malala Yusufzai, as its new chief, damping hope for a peace agreement between...
  • Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn

    Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
  • Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan

    Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan
    Malala Yousafzai has become an international celebrity. In her book "I Am Malala," the Pakistani teen who survived being shot in the head by a member of the Taliban tells her story. Growing up in her father's school, she was a staunch advocate and...
  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
  • In Karachi, Pakistan, few families are untouched by crime

     In Karachi, Pakistan, few families are untouched by crime
    KARACHI, Pakistan — When the gunmen slid in the back seat behind Saad Qaimkhani and his friend, the college student thought they were after his cellphone, or maybe the car. Then the men told them to drive. Almost all private cars in this shoot-'...