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Villagers bemused by hunt for Bin Laden’s trail

Residents of a Pakistani village were bemused on Sunday to find themselves at the centre of the investigation of the secret life of Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan not part of Bin Laden operation

Pakistan's president acknowledged for the first time on Tuesday that his security forces were left out of a US operation to kill Osama bin Laden.

World on alert after US kills Bin Laden

World leaders hailed Osama bin Laden's death but the euphoria is tempered by fears of retaliation and warnings of the need for renewed vigilance.

Heat on Pakistan as Bin Laden killed near capital

Bin Laden was killed in a night-time raid by US helicopters and troops on his hideout in Abbottabad, home to Pakistan's main military academy.

Pakistan opposition won’t move against prime minister

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is likely to survive after the main opposition group said it would not push for a no-confidence vote.

UN battles donor fatigue for funds for Pakistan

Only a small fraction of the six million Pakistanis desperate for food and clean water have received any help as the UN battles donor fatigue.

Pakistan volleyball blast kills dozens

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an SUV at a volleyball game in north-west Pakistan on Friday, killing 93 people in a village.

Suicide bomber attacks volleyball game in Pakistan

A suicide bomber attacked a site where a volleyball game was being played in north-west Pakistan on Friday and casualties were feared, police said.

Floods kill hundreds in Pakistan, India

Flash floods triggered by torrential rains have killed at least 120 people in Pakistan's North West Frontier province, and forced hundreds of thousands out of their homes in neighbouring India, officials said on Monday. In the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, 100 people have died in four days of torrential monsoon rains.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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