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  • Pak destroying evidence of Osama's presence? May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan's refusal to act against antiUS 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 oneyear 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 alQaeda 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 Washingtonbased think...
  • US to release some of Osama trove, says official May 1, 2012

    Washington: Some of the documents US Navy commandos had seized from al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan will be released this week, a top Obama administration official said on Monday. "In documents we seized,he (Osama) confessed to 'disaster after disaster'. He even urged his leaders to flee...
  • US won't release photos of Osama bin Laden raid April 30, 2012

    Washington: The US does not plan to release images related to the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan fearing that this might incite emotions, a top counter terrorism official has said ahead of the first death anniversary of the al Qaeda chief. "There's no need to release the...
  • Osama pictures not to be released: US April 29, 2012

    Washington: The US does not plan to release images related to the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan fearing that this might incite emotions, a top counter terrorism official said on Sunday ahead of the first death anniversary of the al Qaeda chief. "There's no need to release...
  • Osama had 'natural viagra' to stay young April 29, 2012

    London: Believe it or not, terror mastermind Osama bin Laden desperately tried to cling to his youth during his last days in Pakistan, and resorted to using hair dye and a type of natural aphrodisiac, a media report said. The 54yearold terrorist was killed by US special forces in a unilateral...
  • ISI claims it tipped off CIA on Osama hideout April 29, 2012

    Washington: Stung by lingering suspicions that it was complicit in sheltering Osama bin Laden, Pakistan's spy agency has claimed credit for helping US intelligence agencies locate the highwalled hideout of the terror mastermind. "The lead and the information actually came from US," a senior official of the InterServices Intelligence told...
  • ISI claims it tipped off CIA on Osama hideout April 28, 2012

    Washington: Stung by lingering suspicions that it was complicit in sheltering Osama bin Laden, Pakistan's spy agency has claimed credit for helping US intelligence agencies locate the highwalled hideout of the terror mastermind. "The lead and the information actually came from US," a senior official of the InterServices Intelligence told Washington...
  • We helped US locate Osama bin Laden: ISI April 28, 2012

    Washington: Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's InterServices Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's highwalled hideout. Osama was shot dead on May 2, 2011, at his Abbottabad house by US commandos, straining ties between Washington and Islamabad. "The lead...
  • One year after Osama: Is alQaeda finished or has it simply mutated? April 27, 2012

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to World View with me Suhasini Haider. Next week marks the first anniversary of a defining moment for the world the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden, and we're asking today: Is AlQaeda now finished or has it simply mutated? We have in...
  • 'Osama planned attacks in Pak before being killed' April 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had planned to mount indiscriminate attacks on the Pakistani soil before his killing in a covert US raid in Abbottabad, the documents seized by the Americans from the slain terrorist's compound in the Pakistani garrison city have suggested. The CIA shared intelligence about possible...
  • No terror threat on Osama death anniversary: US April 27, 2012

    Washington: There is no credible terrorist threat to the US by al Qaeda or its affiliated outfits on the eve of the first death anniversary of Osama bin Laden, even as these groups continue to plan attacks against America to revenge his death, the White House said on Thursday. "At this...
  • Osama's family deported from Pakistan to Saudi April 27, 2012

    Islamabad: The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, killed almost a year ago by American special forces in a military town in northwest Pakistan, left Pakistan for Saudi Arabia early on Friday morning, the family lawyer told Reuters. The move ends months of speculation about the fate of the...
  • No terrorist threat to US on Osama death anniversary April 27, 2012

    Washington: There is no credible terrorist threat to the US by al Qaeda or its affiliated outfits on the eve of the first death anniversary of Osama bin Laden, even as these groups continue to plan attacks against America to revenge his death, the White House said on Thursday. "At...
  • Iran says it is building copy of captured US drone April 22, 2012

    Tehran: Iran claimed on Sunday that it had recovered data from an American spy drone that went down in Iran in 2011 including that it was used to spy on Osama bin Laden's house weeks before he was killed by US forces. Iran also said it was building a copy...
  • Pak to deport Osama's family to Saudi Arabia April 14, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan is expected to deport Osama bin Laden's three widows and children to Saudi Arabia next week after the end of their jail term for illegally entering and living in the country, their lawyer claimed on Friday. Lawyer Mohammed Amir Khalil told the media that the 45day jail term...
  • We never broke our relations with the US: Pak April 12, 2012

    Islamabad: Underlining that it has never broken its relations with US, Pakistan on Thursday said it wants "normal and mutually beneficial" ties with Washington but the shape of future bilateral relationship will be decided by an ongoing parliamentary review ordered by the government. "There is a mutual desire to have normal...