The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi74° Becoming Sunny

Monday Night

Lo50° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi74° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo45° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi67° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi68° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi69° Partly Sunny

Court charges doctor who helped U.S.

Send to Kindle
Print This

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been charged with murder in a case related to a teenage boy who died after the doctor performed surgery on him for appendicitis in 2006, his lawyer said today.

The new case raises further doubt about whether Shakil Afridi, who is being held in prison pending retrial on a separate charge, will ever be freed as U.S. officials have demanded. The case has caused friction between Pakistan and the U.S., complicating a relationship that Washington views as vital for fighting the Taliban and al-Qaida, as well as negotiating an end to the war in neighboring Afghanistan.

View my options or Sign in