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The US has denied paying “blood money” to win the release of a CIA contractor accused of killing two men in Pakistan, but welcomed the end of a spat that threatened to damage relations between the two countries.

Raymond Davis was freed from a jail in Lahore Wednesday after relatives of the Pakistani victims received as much as $ 2.3 million in “blood money” compensation, according to media reports from Islamabad.

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Somdev DevvarmanIt was a fantastic feast of tennis from Somdev Devvarman, who clinched a sensational straight sets victory over Janko Tipsarevic, to pull India back level at 1-1 with Serbia in the Davis Cup World Group first round here Friday night after Rohan Bopanna went down to World No. 18 Viktor Troicki in five sets. Somdev […] Continue reading Davis Cup: Somdev stuns Tipsarevic, India level with Serbia

Shah Mahmood QureshiPakistan’s former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that “the Raymond Davis’ case was mishandled because interior ministry was made the focal point instead of keeping it confined to the foreign ministry”. In an interview with Express TV Wednesday night, Qureshi said that “he had failed to understand the reasons for this decision and […] Continue reading Interior ministry mishandled Davis issue: Qureshi

US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men here, has threatened that he would go on hunger strike if his demands, including an early decision on his diplomatic immunity, were not met, a media report said. Davis gunned down the two Pakistanis Jan 27 and is currently lodged in the high-security Kot Lakhpat jail […] Continue reading I’ll go on hunger strike, threatens Davis

US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis that sparked a row between Washington and Islamabad, was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a court here, an official said. “He (Davis) has been remanded in judicial custody for 14 days. The next hearing will be Feb 25,” the Geo News quoted Punjab government prosecutor […] Continue reading Raymond Davis sent to 14-day judicial remand