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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when ‘killed’, says book


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his ... Read more...

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You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

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Woman journalist sues US, Italy over Osama bounty


August 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) An Italian journalist is suing the US government and the Italian interior ministry for $25 million, claiming that she provided information which helped US to reach ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to stop Pakistan aid (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Senate, seeking to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the physician ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

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Doctor jailed for 30 years for helping US kill Osama


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, charged with treason for helping the US to kill Osama bin Laden, was Wednesday jailed for 30 years.The sentence was announced by ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday.Egyptian cleric al-Zawahri, took over the organisation after Osama ... Read more...

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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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Secret Osama files reveal Al Qaeda membership


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A list of Al Qaeda members first discovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has been published, disclosing the various fates of the group's followers, ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says ... Read more...

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11 die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Taliban militants carried out an audacious attack in Kabul only hours after US President Barack Obama visited the city, leaving 11 people including all five ... Read more...

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Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in Kabul late Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reported local media citing Afghan ... Read more...

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Osama thought of changing Al Qaeda’s name


May 1st, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was depressed because his Al Qaeda had been pounded by US forces and had developed a reputation in the Islamic world for ... Read more...

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Year after Osama, world still unsafe


May 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda determined to make ‘new history’: report


April 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the ... Read more...

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No silver bullet to destroy Al Qaeda: Panetta


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Even though America was now safer following the death of Osama bin Laden, there was no proverbial "silver bullet" to destroy the Al Qaeda terror network, ... Read more...

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Osama had ‘natural viagra’ to stay young


April 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda had planned major attacks in Pakistan: CIA


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned to carry out major attacks in Pakistan, show documents that US Marine commandos took away from the residence of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Osama’s widow wishes asylum in Britain


April 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's youngest widow wishes to spend her life in Britain with her five children and meet the Royal Family, The ... Read more...

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12 die in Pakistan accident


April 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 15 injured Wednesday when two passenger vans collided in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.The accident took ... Read more...

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Osama’s family jailed for illegal stay in Pakistan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.Senior Civil ... Read more...

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Court permits Osama’s widow to meet brother


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A court Thursday permitted slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's brother-in-law to meet his sister, a media report said.The Islamabad High Court allowed Zakarya ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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‘Osama’ on stage in Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre ... Read more...

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Threat call for Mansoor Ijaz’s daughter


March 14th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A caller has threatened to kidnap and kill the daughter of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz in London, it was reported here.Ijaz's son received the call on ... Read more...

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ISI has political wing, admits minister


March 13th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has always had a political wing, admitted Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.There has always been a political wing in ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster", ... Read more...

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Was Osama not buried but body flown to US for cremation?


March 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) While former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is popularly known to have been given a sea burial, some emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm ... Read more...

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Chandigarh unhappy over protests against Osama movie


March 5th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Chandigarh artistes are unhappy over the protests against the shooting of Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" -- on the killing of Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Chandigarh becomes Osama’s Abbottabad - for Hollywood film


March 1st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) The two places may be 600 km apart, but Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow has chosen Chandigarh and its surroundings in Punjab to depict the Pakistani ... Read more...

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