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'Osama doc' Afridi was denied asylum in US, reveals report May 24, 11:06 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Jailed Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who helped the US track down Osama bin Laden, had applied for asylum in the US but was denied by authorities, according to a classified Pakistani government report.
'Osama doc' Afridi goes on hunger strike to protest against 'ill-treatment' in Pak jail Apr 28, 4:06 pm
Peshawar, Apr. 28 (ANI): Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who reportedly helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, has gone on hunger strike in Central Jail Peshawar 'in protest against the jail administration's ill-treatment'.
Islamabad, Apr. 27(ANI): Lawyers for Dr Shakil Afridi, convicted for having links with a banned outfit, has alleged that their client was not given a fair trial guaranteed under the Constitution.
Pakistan court orders reinstatement of fired nurses linked to CIA's plan to locate Osama Mar 15, 11:23 am
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): More than a dozen Pakistani nurses who were fired for having connections with a CIA plan to confirm Osama bin Laden's location have been reinstated, a Pakistani court has said.
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives declaring Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi a hero.
Hollywood activists seek support to free 'Osama op doc' Afridi Feb 23, 10:46 am
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Hollywood-based activists have praised Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" and have called on its cast and to draw attention to the plight of Dr. Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA hunt Osama bin Laden.
'Pak friendly' US Senator Kerry's latest appointment 'good news' for country: Editorial Dec 26, 4:50 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 26 (ANI): The replacement of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Senator John Kerry has been welcomed by Pakistan for more reasons than one, according to an editorial in a Pakistani daily.
US reiterates call for 'Osama doc' Afridi's release after hunger strike announcement Nov 30, 11:28 am
Washington, Nov. 30 (ANI): Reiterating the call for Shakil Afridi's release, US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland has said that America believes that the Pakistani doctor should never have been arrested in the first place.
'Osama doc' Shakil Afridi starts hunger strike in jail over ban on meeting family, lawyer Nov 29, 2:01 pm
Peshawar, Nov. 29 (ANI): Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who helped the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hunt down Osama bin Laden, has started a hunger strike in his jail cell this week to protest against his living conditions and the ban on meeting his family and lawyers, prison officials have.
New York, Oct. 17 (ANI): Days after Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who had helped the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden, was found to have a satellite phone in possession, one of the police commandos providing security to the doctor, has allegedly confessed to having given the phone to the latter.
Lahore, Oct. 14 (ANI): Investigations have been initiated against six security personnel following the recovery of a satellite phone from Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who is lodged at the Central Jail in Peshawar.
Peshawar, Sept. 26 (ANI): Officials have barred visitors from meeting the Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, at the Peshawar Central jail, who had helped the U.S.' Central Intelligence Agency track down Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.
I am excited to go to Pakistan: U.S. Envoy Olson Sep 24, 12:12 pm
Washington, Sept. 24 (ANI): New American ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, has said he is excited about going to Pakistan, adding that he plans to reach Islamabad by the middle of October.
U.S. Senate defeats bill to cut American aid to Pakistan Sep 23, 12:38 pm
Washington, Sept. 23 (ANI): The U.S. Senate has defeated a bill that would have denied American aid to Pakistan till the release of imprisoned Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden to Abbottabad.
Pak officially rejects U.S. demand to release 'Osama doc' Afridi Sep 16, 1:06 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 16 (ANI): The political and military leadership of Pakistan has rejected the United States' demand to release Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, who has been accused of assisting the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in tracking down Osama Bin Laden.
Senator Kerry takes fellow mate Rand Paul to task over Pak, Libya, Egypt aid cut talk Sep 14, 12:20 pm
Washington, Sept. 14 (ANI): U.S. Senator John Kerry took a dig at Senator Rand Paul after he called for terminating U.S. aid to Pakistan, Egypt and Libya where U.S. interests have come under attack recently.
Islamabad, Sept. 12 (ANI): A day after U.S. television channel Fox News aired what it claimed was an interview with Dr Shakil Afridi - the man who helped the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hunt down Osama Bin Laden - the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government, prison officials and Afridi's attorneys all rubbished the possibility of such an interview.
'Osama doc' Afridi terms charges against him fabricated Sep 12, 4:44 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 12 (ANI): In his over 30-page reply submitted to the Peshawar High Court, jailed Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, accused of espionage, has categorically negated all allegations against him and termed the case a fabrication of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
U.S. concerned over torture claims by 'Osama doc' Sep 12, 4:44 pm
Washington, Sept. 12 (ANI): The United States has said it cannot verify an alleged interview by jailed Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, after he helped the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden, but would be concerned if his torture claims were true.
Washington, Sept. 12 (ANI): A U.S. lawmaker who has tried to rally his colleagues to speak up on behalf of the Pakistani doctor sentenced to 33 years in jail for his role in helping the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden, has said that "we've abandoned this hero".
U.S. Senator threatens to 'stall all govt. business' until Pak frees 'Osama doc' Afridi Sep 11, 3:13 pm
Washington, Sept. 11 (ANI): Following jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi's revelation of how the country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency interrogators tortured him, and described Americans as their "worst enemies", a U.S. Senator has threatened to hold up Senate business until lawmakers address Afridi's case.
Tortured 'Osama doc' Afridi claims 'terror-fuelling' ISI regards U.S. as 'worst enemy' Sep 11, 10:58 am
Peshawar, Sept. 11 (ANI): The Pakistani doctor who was sentenced to 33 years in jail after he was accused of being a CIA informant, has claimed that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency regards America as its "worst enemy" and that the incumbent government was cooperating with the U.S. only to extract billions in aid.
Pak puts expulsion of 'Save the Children' foreign staff on hold Sep 10, 4:01 pm
Islamabad, Sept. 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Interior Ministry has confirmed that the order of the expulsion of foreign staff of a British Non-Governmental Organisation has been "temporarily suspended".
London, Sept. 7 (ANI): International aid group 'Save the Children' has denied that it had any links to the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden in the garrison town of Abbottabad in May last year, and said that rumours of an association may have contributed to its international staff being denied visas.
ISI tells US 'Osama doc' Afridi's chapter is 'closed' Sep 1, 10:05 am
Islamabad, Sept 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has said that the chapter of Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, has been closed.
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