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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigerian oppposition claims historic election win

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MEDIAWATCH

Facebook tracks you, even if you not a user

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DEBATE

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part two)

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DEBATE

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part one)

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DOWN TO EARTH

Agriculture: When farms turn into factories

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FOCUS

Strait of Hormuz: a smuggler's paradise

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THE INTERVIEW

Investigations against pro-Ouattara camp to begin mid-2015, says ICC chief prosecutor

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ENCORE!

Asaf Avidan's Gold Shadow

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THE INTERVIEW

UN Special Envoy to the Middle East: 'I leave the Gaza Strip in an even worse situation than before'

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Americas

Osama bin Laden, timeline of America's most wanted terrorist

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-05-03

Born in 1957 to millionaire parents in Saudi Arabia, al Qaeda founder and leader Osama bin Laden rose to prominence in 2001 as the alleged mastermind behind the Sept. 11 2001 terrorist attacks.

Date created : 2011-05-03

  • PAKISTAN

    Pakistan denies accusations of 'harbouring' bin Laden

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  • TERRORISM

    US on alert as world leaders welcome news of bin Laden’s death

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  • USA

    World leaders commend US on bin Laden's death

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