03 mai 2018

Pakistan denies deal on doctor who tracked Bin Laden


By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan on Thursday denied any secret deal with the U.S. to secure the release of a doctor who in 2011 helped the CIA track down slain Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. In a weekly press briefing in the capital Islamabad, Foreign Ministry spokesman Muhammad Faisal rejected reports that a deal was underway to swap Dr. Shakil Afridi with Aafia Siddiqui, a neuroscientist convicted in the U.S. in 2010 of seven counts of attempted murder and assault of an American [...]