Bin Laden Raid Strains US-Pakistan Ties

(Euronews: 0734 PT, May 3, 2011) Two days after the raid that ended Osama bin Laden's life, Washington insists that it shared its knowledge of the location with no other country, including Pakistan. The assertion on the White House website was that secrecy was considered as essential to the raid team's success. The compound is said to be close to both a civilian health centre and Pakistan's top military college.

 

 

US-Pakistan Row Intensified by Osama bin Laden Death

(Press TV: 0927 PT, May 3, 2011) Press TV reports on the latest development on the death of Osama bin Laden and the row between Washington and Islamabad.

 

 

Official: Pakistan 'Hit Below the Belt' Over Bin Laden

(ITN News: 0431 PT, May 3, 2011) Wajid Shamsul Hasan, the Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK, rejects accusations that his country didn't do enough to help capture Bin Laden, and says Pakistan has been at the forefront of the war on terror.

 

 

 
 

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What Next for al Qaeda After bin Laden's Death?

(Euronews: 1200 PST, May 2, 2011) How will bin Laden's death affect the al Qaeda movement? Euronews asked Dr. Greg Austin, from the EastWest Institute - a global think-and-do tank focused on security issues - if the terrorist group would be weakened by his killing.

 

 
 

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Inside Pakistan: Bin Laden Hiding Under Military's Nose

(Associated Press: 0904 PT, May 2, 2011) Chris Brummitt, AP bureau chief in Islamabad, Pakistan, talks about how the killing of Osama bin Laden happened so close to several Pakistani military installations, and what his death could mean for US-Pakistan relations

 

 

 
 

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World Reacts to Bin Laden Death

(Euronews: 0413 PT, May 2, 2011) World leaders have been reacting to the death of Osama bin Laden. In Kabul, Afghan president Hamid Karzai said that the al-Qaeda leader's killing showed the fight against terrorism should be focused in neighbouring Pakistan. Turkish President Abdullah Gul said Bin Laden's death proved that all terrorist group leaders would eventually face justice. British Prime Minister David Cameron struck a cautious tone, welcoming Bin Laden's death but warning that the threat of terrorism had not yet been defeated.

 

 

(Associated Press: 0606 PT, May 2, 2011) Leaders, experts and citizens around the world are reacting to news of the death of Osama bin Laden in a US military operation.

 

 

(Euronews: 0925 PT, May 2, 2011) Reaction in the Arab world has been mixed. In the Gaza strip, Hamas's leader Ismail Haniyeh was guarded, yet also clear he saw no change for the better coming from it: "If the news is correct, we regard this as a continuation of the American policy that is based on oppression and shedding the Muslim and Arab blood."

 

 

(ITN News: 0724 PT, May 2, 2011) Former UK prime minister Tony Blair responds to death of Osama bin Laden.

 

 

 
 

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Al Jazeera English Profiles Fallen Al Qaeda Leader

(Al Jazeera English: 2022 PST, May 1, 2011) The world's most wanted man, now dead. Osama bin Laden sought by security services since before the attacks of September 11th, 2001, has dominated global consciousness ever since. Born in Saudi Arabia in 1957, he was the son of a prominent businessman of colossal wealth. At age 14 Osama inherited more than 300 million dollars. Journalist Hassan Ibrahim knew bin Laden as a school boy and describes the the infamous Al Qaeda leader:

 

 
 

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