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White House dismisses Bin Laden raid allegations

The 2011 raid leading to the death of al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has once again become the centre of controversy. The White House and CIA have

The 2011 raid leading to the death of al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has once again become the centre of controversy. The White House and CIA have

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Conflicting claims spark row over who killed Osama bin Laden

Robert O’Neill says he is the man who killed Osama bin Laden. But is he? More than three years after the event, the ex-US Navy Seal turned

Robert O’Neill says he is the man who killed Osama bin Laden. But is he? More than three years after the event, the ex-US Navy Seal turned

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Pakistan charges doctor who helped find bin Laden with murder

A doctor who was key to the US hunting down Osama bin Laden has been charged with murder by Pakistan. Shakil Afridi is a hero to US officials but

A doctor who was key to the US hunting down Osama bin Laden has been charged with murder by Pakistan. Shakil Afridi is a hero to US officials but

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Chasing Osama bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, of The Hurt Locker, has chronicled the 10-year manhunt for Osama bin Laden in her new film Zero Dark

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, of The Hurt Locker, has chronicled the 10-year manhunt for Osama bin Laden in her new film Zero Dark

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US Marine Commandos disciplined over videogame

Seven members of the US Navy Seal team have been disciplined for revealing classified material while helping produce a video game. The game called

Seven members of the US Navy Seal team have been disciplined for revealing classified material while helping produce a video game. The game called

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Controversial memoir of the killing of Bin Laden

As Barack Obama gets ready for the Democratic National Convention in early September, one of his most spectacular accomplishments has come under

As Barack Obama gets ready for the Democratic National Convention in early September, one of his most spectacular accomplishments has come under

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Pakistan jails doctor who helped find Bin Laden

The Pakistani doctor accused of helping the CIA locate Osama Bin Laden, Shakil Afridi, has been sentenced to 33 years in prison. The doctor was

The Pakistani doctor accused of helping the CIA locate Osama Bin Laden, Shakil Afridi, has been sentenced to 33 years in prison. The doctor was

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Declassified bin Laden papers made public

Documents found in Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout show he wanted to assasinate US president Barack Obama. They also portray the al Qaeda

Documents found in Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout show he wanted to assasinate US president Barack Obama. They also portray the al Qaeda

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Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama has marked the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death by making a surprise trip to Bagram airbase near Kabul. As well as

US President Barack Obama has marked the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death by making a surprise trip to Bagram airbase near Kabul. As well as

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Obama makes suprise visit to Afghanistan

  US President Barack Obama has arrived in Afghanistan, on the first anniversary of the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.   He is expected

  US President Barack Obama has arrived in Afghanistan, on the first anniversary of the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.   He is expected

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Bin Laden family is deported to Saudi Arabia

The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was killed by US Special Forces nearly a year ago, were taken over night from a house in Islamabad

The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was killed by US Special Forces nearly a year ago, were taken over night from a house in Islamabad

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Leaked emails fuel Bin Laden conspiracy theories

Was Bin Laden really buried at sea? According to emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm, the late al Qaeda leader’s body was actually

Was Bin Laden really buried at sea? According to emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm, the late al Qaeda leader’s body was actually

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Bin Laden compound pulled down

Demolition work has started at the compound where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces last May. In an unexplained move

Demolition work has started at the compound where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces last May. In an unexplained move

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Al Qaeda's number two 'killed in Pakistan'

Al Qaeda’s new second-in-command Atiyah abd al- Rahman has been killed in Pakistan, according to American officials. It would deal another blow to

Al Qaeda’s new second-in-command Atiyah abd al- Rahman has been killed in Pakistan, according to American officials. It would deal another blow to

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Zawahiri takes command of al-Qaeda

The right-hand man is apparently now in charge. An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the

The right-hand man is apparently now in charge. An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the

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Al-Zawahri appointed new al-Qaeda chief

Al-Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as the groups new leader following the death of Osama bin Laden. Zawahri, a long-time lieutenant of bin

Al-Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as the groups new leader following the death of Osama bin Laden. Zawahri, a long-time lieutenant of bin

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The hunt for bin Laden's body

A US treasure hunter plans to comb the bottom of the Arabian Sea to find the remains of Osama bin Laden. Bill Warren wants to establish if the

A US treasure hunter plans to comb the bottom of the Arabian Sea to find the remains of Osama bin Laden. Bill Warren wants to establish if the

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Pakistan naval base siege close to an end

A siege at a Pakistani military base is over. According to a navy spokesman at least three Taliban militants have been killed and seven arrested

A siege at a Pakistani military base is over. According to a navy spokesman at least three Taliban militants have been killed and seven arrested

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Pakistani militants attack Karachi military base

Pakistani security forces say they are close to ending a shoot out with a group of militants holed up in the country’s largest naval aviation base at

Pakistani security forces say they are close to ending a shoot out with a group of militants holed up in the country’s largest naval aviation base at

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Posthumous bin Laden recording hails Arab revolutions

Amid reports of a power struggle to succeed him, al Qaeda’s late leader looks to have spoken from beyond the grave. A recording purportedly made by

Amid reports of a power struggle to succeed him, al Qaeda’s late leader looks to have spoken from beyond the grave. A recording purportedly made by

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Al Qaeda sends last audio message of Bin Laden

A voice from beyond the grave – an audio recording from the former al Qaeda leader has been posted on Islamist websites. The posthumously released

A voice from beyond the grave – an audio recording from the former al Qaeda leader has been posted on Islamist websites. The posthumously released

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Al Qaeda names new interim leader - media reports

Al Qaeda has reportedly named a temporary leader in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death. Saif-al-Adel, an Egyptian former special forces officer

Al Qaeda has reportedly named a temporary leader in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death. Saif-al-Adel, an Egyptian former special forces officer

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US condemns 'odious' Taliban attack in Pakistan

The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban said they

The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban said they

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POTC: does the death of bin Laden matter?

Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: questions

Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: questions

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Pakistan braces for more revenge attacks

Pakistan has felt the first outburst of revenge from its domestic branch of al Qaeda, which promised revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden. The

Pakistan has felt the first outburst of revenge from its domestic branch of al Qaeda, which promised revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden. The

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Twin suicide blasts kill 80 people in Pakistan

Two suicide bombings killed at least 80 people and injured more than 100 at a paramilitary academy in northwest Pakistan on Friday. It marks the

Two suicide bombings killed at least 80 people and injured more than 100 at a paramilitary academy in northwest Pakistan on Friday. It marks the

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Bin Laden sons lash out at US over killing

The sons of Osama bin Laden have described his death as an ‘arbitrary killing’ and an ‘assassination’ by the United States. In a statement given

The sons of Osama bin Laden have described his death as an ‘arbitrary killing’ and an ‘assassination’ by the United States. In a statement given

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Pakistan's PM says blame game helps no-one

Ask any Pakistani if they had imagined Osama bin Laden had been in their midst for years and most would have laughed. He evaded capture thanks to

Ask any Pakistani if they had imagined Osama bin Laden had been in their midst for years and most would have laughed. He evaded capture thanks to

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Gilani says claims Pakistan sheltered bin Laden "absurd"

Claims being made that Pakistan had been “in cahoots” with al-Qaeda and had sheltered Osama bin Laden were refuted robustly today by Pakistan’s Prime

Claims being made that Pakistan had been “in cahoots” with al-Qaeda and had sheltered Osama bin Laden were refuted robustly today by Pakistan’s Prime

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Pakistan PM to brief parliament on bin Laden killing

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is to address parliament on the US special forces mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden. The

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is to address parliament on the US special forces mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden. The