America prepares for anniversary of deadly attack
A decade ago, the 9/11 terrorist attacks killed nearly 3,000 Americans, and plunged the world into a new era of conflict. Even now, the right response to the atrocities is hotly debated.
Terror strikes India – death toll 18 and rising
India's biggest city Mumbai is once again under attack as three terrorist bombs explode. An age old dispute that has killed millions takes its latest victims.
The new campaign to ban the bomb
Nearly 70 years after the invention of the atom bomb, an international summit meets this week in London in pursuit of a nuclear-weapon-free world. Could this dream ever become reality?
Hope and fear for Afghans as US withdrawal looms
Barack Obama is preparing to announce his plans for the departure of US troops from Afghanistan. American voters want their soldiers home, but some Afghans fear they will be abandoned.
The boy suicide bomber who changed his mind
Child bombers have become increasingly common in Afghanistan. But why choose to sacrifice your life? The dark tale of Noor Mohammed and the Taliban.
Pakistan under pressure as accusations fly
At the heart of the world's most sensitive region, Pakistan teeters on the brink of chaos. Its American allies have turned against it. What if this country of 187 million people becomes a failed...
‘Thousands more Osamas’ – what next for al Qaeda?
Even after bin Laden's death, the UK's top police chief warned this week that a terrorist attack is 'highly likely.' Al Qaeda has lost its leader, but may not have lost the war.
A life in terror: the man behind the monster
He was America's most wanted man, hunted for ten years before Sunday's assassination. How did an awkward teenage recluse become the world's deadliest terrorist?
Americans jubilant as Osama bin Laden killed.
Many warn of likely reprisals against the West while calling for the Muslim world to 'rethink goals'.
Q&A: Why it took 10 years to kill bin Laden
The world’s most wanted man was killed Monday morning in a dramatic strike by US Special Forces. What happened? Why was he there? We have some answers.
The mum-and-dad revolutionaries of Libya
The Libyan uprising is ten weeks old and the fighting continues. Today we profile some of the rebels, who turn out to be surprisingly normal. Like us even?
Q&A: Guantanamo Bay’s secrets uncovered
With the leaking of documents about the US detention camp, the debate about how to treat terrorism suspects hots up.
Airport coffee shop at 16:37 — terror strikes
A suicide bomber walks into Moscow airport and says ‘I will kill you all’. The explosion kills 35 and injures over 100. What now for Putin?