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US to release Osama files


May 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) The US will release documents seized from the compound of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan, a senior White House official ... Read more...

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Memo documents Obama’s order to get Osama


April 27th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Time magazine Thursday published the memorandum written in April 2011 by then-CIA Director Leon Panetta after receiving the green light from President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Pakistan has 10 women ambassadors


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Ten Pakistani missions are headed by women ambassadors, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar informed the National Assembly in a written reply Wednesday that out of ... Read more...

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Pakistan has made no attempt to shut down LeT: US Congressman


November 4th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Accusing Pakistan of abetting terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a key lawmaker wants the Obama administration to ... Read more...

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Spaniard to sue FBI for using his image in Osama poster


October 12th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Spanish lawmaker Gaspar Llamazares, spokesman for the United Left coalition, plans to sue the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for using his image to create ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of its founder Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US special forces ... Read more...

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95 percent Indians support Osama’s killing, shows survey


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) An overwhelming 95 percent Indian respondents said they supported the US killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, a survey said Wednesday.The figure was identical for ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to jointly launch satellite


May 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan and China would jointly launch a communication satellite Aug 14 to mark the country's Independence Day, it was reported here.The new communication satellite would ... Read more...

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Bomb attack strikes U.S. Consulate vehicles in Pakistan


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb on Friday struck a vehicle belonging to the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan, killing at least one person and injuring several others, the U.S. Embassy ... Read more...

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India not like US to mount Abbottabad-like attack: PM


May 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) India is "not like the US" to launch an Abbottabad-like covert operation in Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Thursday."India is not like the ... Read more...

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Obama no better than my father: Osama’s son


May 11th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Calling US President Barack Obama no better than slain Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda leader's son has alleged that his father was summarily executed, ... Read more...

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Bin Laden says America ‘will not dream of security’ until Palestine has security


May 9th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- In a soon to be published audio recording from Osama bin Laden, the former leader of al-Qaeda will say the United States will have no security until ... Read more...

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Despite split reports, al-Zawahiri could be new Al Qaeda boss


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Osama bin Laden and his deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri "parted ways" six years ago after he "marginalised" the Al Qaeda leader, the Wall Street Journal reported citing ... Read more...

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Osama’s burial at sea offended Muslim sensibility: Geelani (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, who Friday led the funeral prayers for Osama bin Laden, said Muslim sensibilities throughout the world have been hurt by ... Read more...

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Geelani to lead funeral prayers for Osama in Kashmir


May 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani will Friday lead the 'Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza' or the 'funeral prayers in absence' for slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in ... Read more...

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Indonesian group holds memorial for Bin Laden


May 6th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) on Wednesday evening held a memorial to pay tribute to slain al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, the Jakarta Post reported.Hundreds of members ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro slams ‘assassination’ of unarmed bin Laden


May 6th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thursday slammed the 'assassination' of Osama bin Laden who was reportedly unarmed when U.S. Special Forces shot at him.According to the ... Read more...

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‘Bin Laden hunter’ Gary Faulkner wants piece of 27 million dollar reward


May 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Gary Faulkner, an American who gained fame as the "Osama bin Laden hunter", wants a chunk of the 27 million dollar reward following terrorist's death.The U.S. State Department's ... Read more...

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Native Americans up in arms over calling Osama ‘Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Native Americans are up in arms against the US military codenaming Osama bin Laden "Geronimo" after an Apache icon who for years fought the Mexican and ... Read more...

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How DNA analysis confirmed Osama bin Laden’s death


May 4th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Though the world's most wanted man Osama bin Laden was killed during a raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on 2 May, his body was identified after ... Read more...

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Pakistan would have jeopardised Osama raid: CIA chief


May 4th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan was not included in the mission to kill Osama bin Laden as US officials feared it could have undermined the operation by leaking word ... Read more...

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Wave of spams counter Facebook joy over Osama’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A Facebook page rejoicing over Osama bin-Laden's death with around 350,000 fans, was quickly targeted by scammers.Following his killing on Sunday night, these scammers had unleashed ... Read more...

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A white Suzuki car that finally led to bin Laden: NYT


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) A white Suzuki navigating the bustling streets near Peshawar, Pakistan, in July last year was the vital clue that finally led to where Al Qaeda chief ... Read more...

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Osama’s death a watershed moment, says Ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed the announcement of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's death as "a watershed moment" in the global ... Read more...

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Countdown to Osama bin Laden’s end (Lead, with fresh matter)


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Following is the dramatic sequence of events that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.- August 2010: US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Osama’s death may impact Bigelow’s ‘Kill Bin Laden’


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Director Kathryn Bigelow and her screenwriter collaborator Mark Boal have been working on an action thriller based on Osama bin Laden's life titled "Kill Bin Laden", ... Read more...

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Countdown to Osama’s end


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Following is the dramatic sequence of events that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.- August 2010 - US President Barack ... Read more...

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Highlights of Obama’s speech


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Following are highlights of the speech from US President Barack Obama announcing the death of Osama bin Laden:The US has conducted an operation that killed ... Read more...

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Tracking of couriers provided tip to Osama’s Pak location


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An exhaustive streak of intelligence gathering and high-level meetings notwithstanding, it was a tip received in August last year convinced the American establishment that they had what ... Read more...

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Pakistanis shocked over Osama death, angry at US


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) "I don't think it's genuine" said one on Facebook. "Why do I get the sinking feeling that all hell is about to break loose in ... Read more...

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President Obama’s statement on Osama bin Laden (Part-II)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No ... Read more...

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The first of women officers in Pakistan hope to carry arms soon


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Igor G. Barbero Abbottabad (Pakistan), June 23 (IANS/EFE) Amid shouts of "Allah Hu" of hundreds of men cadets, a group of 38 women does stretches, push-ups and a series of other ... Read more...

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ICC to convince insecure feeling foreign cricketers to play in Champs Trophy in Pak


July 27th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Abbottabad (Pakistan), July 27 (ANI): After it has been finalised that Pakistan will remain the venue of the ICC Champions Trophy (to be played in September), PCB chairman Nasim Ashraf has ... Read more...

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