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Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers
Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers

The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who was jailed after helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden accused the government of deliberately delaying his appeal after the case was adjourned for the sixteenth time.

Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers
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15 dead as Philippines battles Islamic militants

The Philippine military said Wednesday it had launched an air and ground assault against Islamic militants wanted for a spate of kidnappings, with 14 militants and one soldier killed in the clashes.

15 dead as Philippines battles Islamic militants
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a militant who appeared in videos as a spokesman for al Qaeda. ©REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
Attorney for Bin Laden kin girds for 'good fight'

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has hired a new lawyer to defend him in the trial he faces in the United States, and the appointment stirred some controversy in the court on Wednesday.

Attorney for Bin Laden kin girds for 'good fight'
US District Judge Lewis Kaplan. ©REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
US budget cuts could delay Bin Laden kin's trial

The highly anticipated New York trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law could be delayed because his court-appointed lawyers have been hit by US budget cuts.

US budget cuts could delay Bin Laden kin's trial
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs

A new version of the events surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden was unveiled Wednesday sharply contradicting earlier claims by a Navy SEAL who said he pulled the trigger.

Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs
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How the US shapes the military's big screen image

The CIA and the Pentagon pulled out all the stops for the creators of "Zero Dark Thirty," staging interviews with officials and a Navy SEAL for an inside account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

How the US shapes the military's big screen image
Director and producer of the movie Kathryn Bigelow waves at the premiere of "Zero Dark Thirty". ©RUETERS
'Zero Dark Thirty' tops N. American box office

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's controversial movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, stormed to the top spot at the North American weekend box office.

'Zero Dark Thirty' tops N. American box office
Kathryn Bigelow. ©REUTERS
Oscars buzz for Bigelow's bin Laden film

Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow's long-awaited movie about the hunt for and killing of Osama bin Laden is generating Academy Awards buzz, even before its release next month.

Oscars buzz for Bigelow's bin Laden film
First film on bin Laden raid pulls 2.7 million viewers
First film on bin Laden raid pulls 2.7 million viewers

About 2.7 million viewers watched Sunday's television premiere of the first movie about the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

First film on bin Laden raid pulls 2.7 million viewers
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote

Timing is everything in show business, but the director of the first movie about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden doubts its television premiere Sunday will swing the US election.

First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election
Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election

A big-name Hollywood fundraiser for Barack Obama is releasing the first feature film about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden two days before the US presidential election.

Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election
Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US
Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US

A former Navy SEAL who penned a book on the clandestine raid that killed Osama bin Laden revealed classified information in his first-hand account and could face criminal charges.

Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US
SEAL's book: hair dye but no bullets in bin Laden's room
SEAL's book: hair dye but no bullets in bin Laden's room

When US Navy SEALs gunned down Osama bin Laden in his bedroom, it was up to one commando to take photos that would serve as proof of the Al-Qaeda leader's bloody demise.

SEAL's book: hair dye but no bullets in bin Laden's room
Pentagon press secretary George Little. Photo courtesy of defense.gov
On SEAL's book, Pentagon keeps legal options open

The Pentagon has not decided whether a book by a former US Navy SEAL on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden exposes state secrets but it is keeping its legal options open.

On SEAL's book, Pentagon keeps legal options open
Admiral William McRaven. Photo courtesy of pic2fly.com
US admiral says raid was 'easiest' part of bin Laden op

The US military raid that killed Osama bin Laden was the "easiest" of three steps that led to the Al-Qaeda chief's death, the special forces commander who supervised the clandestine mission has said.

US admiral says raid was 'easiest' part of bin Laden op
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Killing Osama bin Laden may cause a new wave of terrorism: Kazakhstan Foreign Affairs Ministry

Kazakh Foreign Minister gave his opinion about killing of Osama bin Laden and stated Kazakhstan's position in the war on terrorism.

Killing Osama bin Laden may cause a new wave of terrorism: Kazakhstan Foreign Affairs Ministry
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Astana welcomes killing of Osama bin Laden

Kazakhstan considers that the information on the successful killing of Osama bin Laden has dealt a serious blow to the international terrorism.

Astana welcomes killing of Osama bin Laden
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