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Video: Meeting US inmates as Obama pushes for criminal justice reform

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From the archives: Caught in the crossfire in Colombia

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Video: Harlan Coben on suspense, suburbia and success

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Inside Camp Garlic, a stronghold of ADF militia

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Rousseff defends her track record

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IN THE PAPERS

More debates on the economy, not on the burkini

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BUSINESS DAILY

Apple set to face record tax penalty from EU

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Weiner strikes again

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THE DEBATE

Colombia's Path to Peace: Can historic deal with FARC rebels work? (part 1)

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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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