Pak doctor linked with CIA under threat

A Pakistani doctor, who was sentenced to 33 years in jail for helping CIA track down former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011, may be rescued or killed in a "covert or overt operation", officials have warned.

Pak tribunal seeks record of Dr Afridi who tipped CIA on Osama

A tribunal in Pakistan's tribal area today directed authorities to produce records of the case of Dr Shakil Afridi who tipped the CIA to trace Osama bin Laden in the country in 2011.

Pak Tribunal once again seeks Osama doc`s conviction record

he political agent of Khyber Agency has been once again put on notice by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Tribunal (FATA) in Pakistan to produce record of Dr Shakil Afridi`s trial and conviction for links with banned militant outfit of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency.

Pakistan disappointed with US for linking USD 33 mn aid to Afridi

Pakistan on Monday expressed its disappointment over the US plans to withhold USD 33 million assistance on account of the detention of Dr Shakil Afridi.

Declare `Osama doc` Shakil Afridi as American hero: US Congressman

A Congressional resolution has been introduced in the US House of Representatives to recognise a Pakistani doctor, who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden, as an American hero.

US wants Dr Afridi released and safe

The United States has said that it wants Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden, to be "released and safe".

Senate defeats bill to place conditions on US aid to Pak

US Senate defeated a bill that would have denied US aid to Pak till the release of the imprisoned Pak doctor who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden.

‘End US aid to Pak unless Osama doc is released’

Senator Rand Paul threatened that he would strip Pakistan of all US foreign aid until Dr Shakil Afridi`s recent 33-year prison sentence is overturned and he is allowed to leave Pakistan.

No `safe houses` to accommodate jailed Afridi

Punjab govt maintains that Afridi has become a security threat and that the province cannot afford to take upon itself another law and order burden.

‘Afridi`s sentencing does not help US-Pak ties’

The 33 years sentencing of Pak doctor does not help the effort to reestablish the "most complicated" relationship between the US and Pakistan, Leon Panetta said.

Pak doctor who helped find Osama jailed for 33 yrs

Pakistani Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped the US authorities in tracing slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, has been jailed for 33 years.

No basis for holding Dr Shakil Afridi: Hillary

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that there is no basis for Pakistan to hold up a doctor who helped the US in nabbing Osama bin laden.

US wants Pak to free doctor who helped track Osama

Dr Shakil Afridi has been arrested by ISI for helping CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad.