Aleem Maqbool

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Global Politics

Can Unmanned Drones Save Libya?

The Libyan government has said that an American decision to deploy drone aircraft as part of the NATO operation over Libya will cause more civilian deaths. The decision to use U.S. drones comes as Senator John McCain visits for talks with rebel leaders.

Lifestyle & Belief

Inside the Mind of a Suicide Bomber

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool spoke with a 14-year-old schoolboy who blew off his own arm as he attempted to blow up a shrine in Punjab province in Pakistan this month. His story reveals how the Taliban convinces young men to carry out suicide missions.

Conflict & Justice

Pakistani governor assassinated

The influential governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Salman Taseer, has died after being shot by one of his bodyguards in the capital, Islamabad. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.

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