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Identity politics is about our quest for recognition

The rapid changes in the political and economic landscape have seen people around the world losing their sense of dignity and thus their identity

‘White Widow’ writes love poem to Osama bin Laden

Investigators have discovered a poem written by British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, addressed to deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Ten things about the Bin Laden report

The "Bin Laden report" is the result of an investigation by a commission appointed by the Pakistan government into the slaying of Osama bin Laden.

Bin Laden’s cook returns from Guantanamo Bay

The former cook of slain al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has returned to his native Sudan after his release from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.

SA was high on Bin Laden’s hit list

Even though the al-Qaeda boss is dead, South Africa could still be targeted for attacks, new documents show.

Bin Laden no ‘puppet master’

New documents show that Osama bin Laden was not the "puppet master" of jihadi groups around the world and complained of what he called "incompetence".

Death of Bin Laden was the end of al-Qaeda – officials

Nearly a year after a US raid killed Osama bin Laden, his core al-Qaeda network in Pakistan is "essentially gone" say US intelligence officials.

Bin Laden’s family deported from Pakistan

Osama bin Laden's family is expected to be deported from Pakistan on Wednesday, 11 months after the US raid that killed the al-Qaeda kingpin.

Bin Laden’s widows to be deported out of Pakistan

A court in Pakistan has ordered that Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters be deported out of the country after illegally living there.

Bin Laden fathered four children while in hiding

Osama bin Laden fathered four children as he hid out in Pakistan after the 9/11 attacks, his youngest wife has told interrogators.

Bin Laden’s killers end Somalia hostage drama

The commandos who swept into Somalia to rescue two hostages were part of Seal team six -- the same navy unit that killed Osama bin Laden.

Bin Laden’s death takes top spot in news story of 2011

An Associated Press poll shows the killing of Osama bin Laden was the top news story of 2011, followed by Japan's earthquake/tsunami disaster.

The narcissism of 9/11

The decade since the terror attacks in the US has been filled with needless destruction -- but no revenge.

Pakistan ‘gave China access’ to downed US helicopter

Pakistan let Chinese engineers photograph and take samples from the US helicopter that was left behind when special forces killed Osama bin Laden.

White House rejects claim about Bin Laden raid film

Filmmakers producing a film about the US special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden are getting help from the Pentagon.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

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