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Pakistan grants U.S. official diplomatic immunity, but final outcome to be decided in court

Pakistan grants U.S. official diplomatic immunity, but final outcome to be decided in court

By Malik Ayub Sumbal      ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s government has decided to grant diplomatic immunity to Raymond Davis, a U.S. official arrested in Lahore for the killing of two young Pakistani men on Jan. 27, a high-ranking government official told this correspondent on Wednesday.  However the fate of Davis will be decided by a Lahore court where the case […]

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U.S. demands release of American charged in shooting death of two Pakistanis

U.S. demands release of American charged in shooting death of two Pakistanis

By Malik Ayub Sumbal   ISLAMABAD: The United States is toughening its stance toward the Raymond Davis trial, accusing Islamabad of denying the American diplomat  both a lawyer and translation assistance at the Lahore High Court.   The U.S. embassy statement made clear that the “responsibility for the safety and well-being of the illegally detained diplomat rests with the Government […]