Published On: Sep 05 2011 09:10:35 PM CDTUpdated On: May 01 2014 08:17:03 AM CDT
Three years ago today, on May 1, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs during a raid on his compound near Islamabad, Pakistan. Take a look back on how the world reacted to the news of his death.
Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh condemned the killing by U.S. forces and mourned bin Laden as an "Arab holy warrior."
An Afghan shopkeeper watches the news of bin Laden's death in a television store in Kabul.
A survivor pays homage at the memorial park for the 1998 bombing of the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
A South Korean man walks past a TV screen showing U.S. President Barack Obama's address at a railway station in Seoul.
A computer screen in Singapore shows the Twitter page of Sohaib Athar, who reported via Twitter that a loud bang had rattled his windows in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad. A few hours later he posted another tweet: "Uh oh, now I'm the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it."
The front page of a newspaper featuring a photograph of bin Laden is displayed in Santiago, Chile.
People watch a TV broadcast of President Barack Obama announcing the death of bin Laden at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on the Taliban to refrain from fighting after the killing of bin Laden and said the Taliban must learn a lesson from his death.
A man watches a television showing U.S. President Barack Obama's address at an electronic shop in Tokyo, Japan.
Residents look at a television broadcasting a report about the death of bin Laden at the headquarters of a non-governmental organization southwest of Baghdad, Iraq.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle delivers a statement to the media about the death of Osama bin Laden in Berlin.
People burn a photograph of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as they celebrate his death in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
U.S. service members deployed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, watch a television broadcast of U.S. President Barack Obama announcing the death of Osama bin Laden.
A vendor walks past a sand sculpture of Osama bin Laden created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on a beach in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Orissa.
Conservative leader and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers a statement on the death of Osama bin Laden in Abbotsford, British Columbia.