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News of the day From Across the Globe, March 16
Shakil Afridi is believed to have been targeted by authorities because of allegations that he ran a vaccination program to collect DNA and verify bin Laden's presence in the town of Abbottabad, although his conviction was not related to this accusation.
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World briefs: Syria forces push into city
As Syrian government forces on Saturday pushed into Yabrud, a town long held by rebels near the Lebanese border, opposition activists said that one of many fighters who fell in battle was a leader of the insurgent group the Nusra Front who had helped negotiate an unusual prisoner exchange last week.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Dr Afridi's sentence reduced by 10 years
The Commissioner Frontier Crimes Regulation Saturday reduced Dr Shakil Afridi's 33 years sentence by 10 years, in a case about his alleged links with banned militant organisation Lashkar-i-Islam.
Sentence Reduced For Doctor Who Allegedly Helped U.S. Find Bin Laden
The Pakistani doctor who is alleged to have helped U.S. forces find Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011 has had his jail sentence reduced by 10 years.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Pakistan reduces sentence for doctor
A defense lawyer says a Pakistani judicial official has reduced the 33-year jail sentence of a doctor accused of helping the U.S. track down Osama bin Laden to 23 years.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Pakistan: The politics of polio
PESHAWAR: Appealing that the government committee should hold talks with the Taliban regarding the polio issue, chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Imran Khan said on Wednesday that the matter had become more problematic after the Abbottabad operation, DawnNews reported.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Snow freezes Islamabad-Murree Dual Carriageway
Islamabad-Murree Dual Carriageway has been closed for traffic because of heavy snowfall.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Former ambassador: U.S. needs to show Pakistan a different face
Former U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter suggested that for the U.S. to forge a better relationship with Pakistan the focus on governmental relations needs to be dimmed.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Washington Post
Ita s time to isolate Russia
The premise was simple. U.S.-Russia relations after the 2008 Russia-Georgia war were at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Hillary Clinton Recalls 'Extraordinary' Hunt for Bin Laden
ORLANDO, Fla.-Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Osama bin Laden 's death at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs was justice served.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Japan Times
Future looks dull from Washington
I remember talking to a historian shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. I envy your generation, she said.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Wed Feb 19, 2014
By Ezra KleinThe Future Looks Dull From Here
I remember talking to a historian shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks. I envy your generation, she said.