Pakistan court reduces sentence of doctor who helped find bin Laden

A Pakistani tribunal Saturday reduced by 10 years the sentence of a doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden, after he was jailed for ties to militants.

Pak tribunal rejects appeal of doc who tracked bin Laden

The three-member FATA Tribunal, which includes Shah Waliullah, Akbar Khan and Pir Fida, has remanded the case to Commissioner, Frontier Crime Regulations.

Pakistan doctor who helped find bin Laden demands rights

A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has spoken out to demand better conditions in prison and complain of being falsely implicated in a treason case, his lawyer said on Sunday.

Nawaz Sharif says nobody can dictate to Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said nobody could dictate to the country.

Prosecution of Afridi sends wrong message: US

"We have seen the reports that Dr Afridi`s sentence was overturned. Our position on Dr Afridi has long been clear," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf

Pakistan overturns Shakeel Afridi’s 33-year-sentence

A 33-year-sentence for Dr Shakeel Afridi, who helped the US trace former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and became a hero for the world, has been overturned.

Army deployed at Peshawar Central Jail

In a bid to thwart a repeat of last week`s audacious prison break, Pakistan has deployed Army personnel at the Peshawar Central Jail, considered one of high priority since Dr Shakeel Afridi is jailed there.

US amendment to end Pak aid till Dr Afridi is released

A Republican Senator with presidential ambition moved an amendment on the Senate floor to cut off all foreign aid to Pak until Shakeel Afridi, a key informant in the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, is released.

Satellite phone found with doctor who helped kill Osama

Pakistani officials have seized a satellite phone from the surgeon, allegedly recruited by the US to help find Osama bin Laden and currently at a jail.

Osama`s Dr Afridi barred from meeting family

Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi, who helped the US locate Osama Bin Laden, has been barred from meeting his relatives and lawyers following an interview with an American TV channel.

``Osama doc`` Afridi rejects investigation report

Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi had allegedly helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to his Abbottabad compound in May 2011.

Charges against Afridi have little merit: Obama aide

Pakistan, however, argues that imprisonment of Afridi is not because of his assistance to the CIA.

Dr Afridi not safe in Peshawar jail: Pak minister

Pakistan`s Minister for Information Iftikhar Hussain urged the government to shift detained Dr Shakil Afridi to any other province.

`Stop US aid to Pakistan until Afridi is freed`

Shakil Afridi worked with the US to identify the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden`s family prior to the al Qaeda leader’s death.

Pak authorities step up security for Afridi

Pakistani authorities stepped up security in jail for Shakeel Afridi after an intelligence agency reported he faced a threat from other prisoners.