The Top 10 Most Newsworthy South Asian Moments in 2011

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Osama bin Laden’s South Asian Hideout: Arguably the biggest and most international headline this year, beyond just South Asia, was the United States’ most victorious news story of 2011. We will never forget President Barack Obama’s televised speech in which he triumphantly announced that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind 9/11, was finally captured and killed in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad. Viewers were shocked to discover that the notorious terrorist had been comfortably residing in a luxury complex for all these years.

Godhuli Chatterjee is a contributing writer to

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