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Tasnim Aslam says CIA Fake Drive Hurt Polio Battle

Tasnim Aslam says CIA Fake Drive Hurt Polio Battle

Friday, May 9, 2014 12:19

Pakistan on Thursday said the fake vaccination campaign conducted by United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ahead of the secret raid on Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound in 2011 was one of the major reasons behind the rising number of polio cases in the country. [caption id="attachment_37075" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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Washington Welcomes Reduction in Shakeel Afridis Jail Term

Washington Welcomes Reduction in Shakeel Afridis Jail Term

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:04

United States has welcomed reduction in prison sentence of Dr. Shakeel Afridi who helped the CIA track down former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2012, news reported. [caption id="attachment_36108" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shakeel Afridi[/caption] Speaking at daily press ...

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Pakistan Will Not Release Dr Shakil Afridi

Pakistan Will Not Release Dr Shakil Afridi

Friday, January 24, 2014 11:37

Pakistan on Thursday ruled out the possibility of releasing Dr Shakil Afridi, who had helped the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in tracking down the world’s most wanted man, at the request of the United States. [caption id="attachment_35082" align="alignright" width="185"]...

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Guantanamo Lawyers Want Barack Obama to Declassify CIA Prison Program

Guantanamo Lawyers Want Barack Obama to Declassify CIA Prison Program

Saturday, October 26, 2013 10:45

Attorneys for five Guantanamo prisoners charged with plotting the September 11, 2001, attacks have asked President Barack Obama to declassify the CIA program that subjected the defendants to interrogation techniques that have been described as torture. [caption id="attachment_33047" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Taliban Attack Afghanistan Presidential Palace

Taliban Attack Afghanistan Presidential Palace

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:12

Taliban gunmen attacked Afghanistan's presidential palace and surrounding buildings, including the CIA's Afghan headquarters, early on Tuesday, with explosions and gunfire shaking the city center. [caption id="attachment_31514" align="alignnone" width="450"] Taliban Attack Afghanistan Presidential Palace[/caption] A Reuters reporter ...

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Shahbaz Sharif Demands Report of Woman Children Recovery From Lahore Hotel

Shahbaz Sharif Demands Report of Woman Children Recovery From Lahore Hotel

Thursday, June 20, 2013 10:19

Police have recovered a chained woman and her three children from a private hotel’s room in Lahore; Punjab chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has demanded complete report of the incident from the officials, Media reports. [caption id="attachment_31418" align="alignright" width="263"]...

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Pentagon to Take Over Some CIA Drone Operations

Pentagon to Take Over Some CIA Drone Operations

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 9:19

President Barack Obama's administration has decided to give the Pentagon control of some drone operations against terrorism suspects overseas that are currently run by the CIA, several US government sources said on Monday. [caption id="attachment_30839" align="alignright" width="348"]...

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Senate Panel Greenlights CIA Nominee Brennan

Senate Panel Greenlights CIA Nominee Brennan

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 9:44

The US Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday gave its approval for John Brennan to be the next director of the CIA, setting up a full confirmation vote as early as this week. Senators in a ...

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Shakil Afridi was Described as Unreliable Corrupt in 2002 Report

Shakil Afridi was Described as Unreliable Corrupt in 2002 Report

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 11:09

Shakil Afridi, who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden and was sentenced by a tribal court to 33 years in prison, faced accusations of corruption and other wrongdoing long before he was captured and jailed for treason....

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US Judge Rejects Releasing Osama Bin Laden Photos

US Judge Rejects Releasing Osama Bin Laden Photos

Friday, April 27, 2012 8:39

A federal judge on Thursday refused to order President Barack Obama's administration to release photos and video of the U.S. military operation that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan almost a year ago and the al Qaeda leader's burial at sea....

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