| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:02 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:25 AM
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.
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:21 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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-'...