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  • Pak operating on trust deficit with US: Gilani May 10, 2012

    London: Weeks into new dialogue with the US on resetting relations, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said his nation was still operating on a trust deficit with Washington. "There's a trust deficit between both the countries, between both the governments," Gilani, who is in London on a five-day visit,...
  • No role in Osama's stay in Pak: Gilani May 10, 2012

    London: Insisting that Pakistan had no role in providing shelter to Osama bin Laden, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has attributed presence of the slain al Qaeda leader in his country to universal intelligence failure. Gilani, who is on a five-day visit to Britain, denied in an interview to 'The Guardian'...
  • Al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan: Hillary May 7, 2012

    Kolkata: Al-Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in Kolkata on Monday. Egyptian cleric al-Zawahri, took over the organisation after Osama bin Laden's killing on May 2 last year by US Navy SEALs in Pakistan's Abbottabad town. Clinton said: "We want to disable Al...
  • 9/11: Long legal battle ahead for US prosecutors May 7, 2012

    Cuba: US prosecutors and defense attorneys for five defendants in the September 11 attacks dug in on Sunday for a long legal battle that one lawyer said may never be resolved. The military tribunal is not expected to start for almost another year and if Saturday's 13-hour arraignment was an accurate...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Aamir's 'Satyamev Jayate' May 7, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Rekha's Rajya Sabha nomination and Osama bin Laden's killing. ...
  • US treasure hunter 'finds' Osama's body off Surat May 5, 2012

    London: American treasure hunter Bill Warren has claimed to have located Osama bin Laden's body bag deep under the Arabian Sea, 320 km west of Surat in Gujarat, and hopes to start his mission on June 1. "I've located where they threw him away," Daily Mail quoted him as telling Spanish...
  • 'Osama wanted Illyas Kashmiri to target Obama' May 4, 2012

    Washington: Osama bin Laden had planned to kill US President Barack Obama and General David Petraeus, who then was the top US commander in Afghanistan, and had issued instructions to Illyas Kashmiri to set up two units to target planes carrying them. According to the documents seized from the Abbottabad safe-house...
  • Read: documents seized from Osama's compound May 3, 2012

    Some of the documents seized from the Abbottabad safe-house of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden were released by the Combating Terrorism Center (CTS) on Thursday. Osama was killed by the US forces a year ago in Pakistan. The earliest letter is dated September 2006 and the latest April 2011. Following...
  • Osama wanted Illyas Kashmiri to target Obama May 3, 2012

    Washington: Osama bin Laden had planned to kill US President Barack Obama and General David Petraeus, who then was the top US commander in Afghanistan, and had issued instructions to Illyas Kashmiri to set up two units to target planes carrying them. According to the documents seized from the Abbottabad safe-house...
  • 'Osama was frustrated with local jihadi groups' May 3, 2012

    Washington: Osama bin Laden seemed frustrated with the local jihadi groups that caused sufferings on the Muslims and urged them to abort such attacks and instead focus on the US, documents seized by US forces from his Abbottabad safe house in Pakistan a year ago reveal. "He (bin Laden) is at...
  • Ali Zafar to get Dadasaheb Phalke academy award May 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar will receive the Dadasaheb Phalke academy award here on May 3. The 31-year-old actor made his acting debut in Bollywood in 2010 with a small budget film 'Tere Bin Laden', which was a surprise hit at the box office. His next outing 'Mere Brother Ki...
  • 'Osama went out not with a bang but with a whimper' May 3, 2012

    Washington: Slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who all his life boasted that he would go down fighting and would ask his bodyguards to shoot him if ever he came near Americans, offered no resistance when US commandos cornered him in his Abbottabad hideout a year ago, claims a new...
  • 'Osama offered no resistance to US commandos' May 3, 2012

    Washington: Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who all his life boasted that he would go down fighting and would ask his bodyguards to shoot him if ever he came near Americans, offered no resistance when US commandos cornered him in his Abbottabad hideout a year ago, claims a new...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 2, 2012

    Watch top stories of the day with CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is Pakistan still a safe haven for groups backed by al-Qaeda? May 2, 2012

    It's been a year to the day when US Navy Seals stormed a secret compound in Pakistan and killed the world's most wanted terrorist - Osama bin Laden. ...
  • Pak destroying evidence of Osama's presence? May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan's refusal to act against anti-US militant groups mirrors its position on the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, ranging from outright denial, to obfuscation and silence. Slowly but surely it appears that Pakistan is obliterating all evidence of Osama bin Laden's presence in that country. The Abbottabad compound where the...
  • The Last Word: A year after Osama's death, is the world a safer place? May 2, 2012

    It has been a year since former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by the US troops in Pakistan. ...
  • Ali Zafar plays cameo in 'Tere Bin Laden' sequel May 2, 2012

    Mumbai: After earning applause for his performance in his Bollywood debut Tere Bin Laden back in 2010, surprisingly Ali Zafar's role in the sequel to the film has been drastically reduced to just a cameo. 'Tere Bin Laden' that won him several awards incidentally was banned in his home country...
  • Osama bin Laden killing: The aftermath May 2, 2012

    The compound in Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden hid from authorities is now just a patch of dirt and rubble which children use as a playground. ...
  • Barack Obama's campaign ad praising Osama raid sparks row May 2, 2012

    A new Obama campaign advertisement shows former president Bill Clinton praising him for approving the risky May 2 raid and asking which path would Mitt Romney have taken. ...
  • Osama's death: A year after, al Qaeda 'still active in Pak' May 2, 2012

    Al Qaeda is still very much active in Pakistan and in fact, has taken on a new shape in the country, said senior journalist and author of 'Frontline Pakistan', Zahid Hussain. ...
  • 'Global cult of Osama bin Laden still thriving' May 2, 2012

    Among some British Muslims, Osama bin Laden was a hero and his killing by the US forces, a bitter blow. ...
  • Al Qaeda still a threat, planning more terror attacks May 2, 2012

    Documents that include detailed accounts of the planning for some of al Qaeda's biggest attacks and ideas for future operations were recovered in Germany recently. ...
  • Al Qaeda defeat almost complete: Barack Obama May 2, 2012

    US President Barack Obama spoke to US troops in Kabul and also assured them that by the end of this year they would all be home. ...
  • Kabul blasts: Taliban claims responsibility, 6 dead May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Shortly after a surprise visit by US President Barack Obama to Afghanistan early on Wednesday morning on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, serial bomb blasts and a suicide car bomb attack rocked Kabul killing six people including one Gurkha guard. The blasts occurred near the foreign...
  • Osama killing: 1 year hence, Pak has no answer May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: It has been a year since the US Navy SEALS stormed into a secret compound in the garrison town of Abbottabad in Pakistan and killed the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden. US President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of the al Qaeda chief's death with a surprise...
  • Abbottabad residents want statue of peace May 2, 2012

    Lahore: Residents of Bilal town in the Pakistani garrison city of Abbottabad where Osama Bin Laden was killed last year have asked the government to build a "statue of peace" or a beautiful monument at the site of his compound to remind the world that there is no place for...
  • 5 arrested in US for plotting to blow up bridge May 2, 2012

    Washington: Five suspects have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge in Ohio state, media reports said on Tuesday. The arrests were, however, not connected to the one-year anniversary of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's death. Instead, the suspects were described as anarchists, Xinhua...
  • One year on from Osama raid, no answers from Pak May 1, 2012

    Abbottabad: One year since US commandos flew into this Pakistani army town and killed Osama bin Laden, Islamabad has failed to answer tough questions over whether its security forces were protecting the world's most wanted terrorist. Partly as a result, fallout from the raid still poisons relations between Washington and Pakistan,...
  • 'Osama worried about Qaeda future in final days' May 1, 2012

    Washington: Some of the documents recovered from the Abbottabad hide out of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden will be released by the US later this week, a top Obama advisor has said. John Brennan, Assistant to the US President for Homeland Security and Counter terrorism, told audience at a Washington-based think...