In pictures: Life and death of Megrahi - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: Life and death of Megrahi

Former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, has died.

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the only person convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing over Scotland in which 270
people were killed, died on Sunday, his brother told AFP news agency.

Megrahi suffered from prostate cancer and was hospitalised for a few days in April before being sent back home to be with his family.

Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal's bloody civil war ended in 2006 when a Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed between the Maoist rebels and the Nepali state in Kathmandu. Many people have disappeared or got killed during the war. Al Jazeera tells this story through the eyes of the Nepali people.

War & Conflict, Nepal, Asia