02 May '11, 8am

World leaders hail killing of Osama bin Laden

World leaders hail killing of Osama bin Laden

HONG KONG : The killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a covert US operation is a "victory for justice" that will bring "great relief" to the world, America's allies said on Monday. Announcing the death of the planet's most wanted man, President Barack Obama said "justice has been done", while his predecessor George W. Bush hailed it as a "momentous" achievement. But while news of what Israel called the "liquidation" of Osama was hailed by governments around the world, many cautioned that the fight against extremism was not over. And in a sign of the possible tensions to come, India lashed out at its arch-foe Pakistan, saying the Al-Qaeda mastermind's killing north of Islamabad was further evidence that terrorists find "sanctuary" in the country. Osama bin Laden, a figure of hate across the West for the September 11, 2001 attacks, was killed in a Pakistani compound i...

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