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  • An American national, center, reportedly working for the FBI, leaves a police station in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, May 8, 2014. Pakistan released an FBI agent on bail Thursday after three days in custody, officials said, a move that is likely to prevent the situation from escalating into a diplomatic spat. The American man was detained after airport authorities found him carrying ammunition and three knives Monday as he was about to board a flight for the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.(AP Photo/Mohammad Khalil)

    Pakistan frees FBI agent on bail

    Pakistan freed an FBI agent on nearly $10,000 bail three days after he was detained carrying knives and ammunition in his bag, officials said, a relatively quick release that was likely to prevent the situation from escalating into a diplomatic spat.

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  • ** FILE ** Raymond Allen Davis is escorted to a court in Lahore, Pakistan, in January 2011. (Associated Press)

    Pakistani widow who got 'blood money' in CIA killing is slain

    The widow and mother-in-law of a Pakistani man killed by a CIA contractor last year were killed Monday, allegedly by the widow's father, who may have feared she would remarry and take the "blood money" she received with her, police said.

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  • **FILE** Pakistan women participate in a rally against the U.S. drone strikes in tribal areas in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 23, 2011. (Associated Press)

    CIA ignored U.S. envoy plea to cancel March drone strike in Pakistan

    The U.S. ambassador to Islamabad phoned Washington with an urgent plea: Stop an imminent CIA drone strike against militants on the Pakistani side of the Afghan border.

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    Teens in gang takedown were wards of District of Columbia

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  • Supporters of the Pakistani religious party Jammat-e-Islami rally in Karachi, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, against U.S. Consulate employee Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot dead two Pakistanis whom Mr. Davis has said were trying to rob him. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistani court delays case of detained American

    A Pakistani court delayed a hearing Thursday on whether a U.S. Embassy worker detained for fatally shooting two Pakistani men has diplomatic immunity. The decision came a day after a visiting U.S. senator pressed for a quick resolution to avert a meltdown in the countries' relations.

  • U.S. Sen. John Kerry (second from left) meets Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday before meeting with the Pakistani prime minister in Islamabad about Raymond Davis' status. (Associated Press)

    Justice to probe case of Pakistan shooting

    The Justice Department plans to investigate the fatal shooting last month of two Pakistani men by a U.S. Consulate employee who said he killed them in self-defense. The State Department, meanwhile, continues efforts to free the American from jail, complaining Pakistan violated diplomatic immunity by arresting him.

  • Sen. John Kerry (second from left) meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (right) in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Mr. Kerry may have a rocky time persuading Pakistan to free U.S. consular employee Raymond Davis, allegedly involved in the shooting of two Pakistanis. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Kerry: Resolution near in spat over detained American

    Sen. John Kerry said Wednesday he is hopeful that the bitter dispute over an American embassy worker detained in Pakistan will be resolved "in the next few days."

  • Pakistani villagers carry the body of Shumaila Kanwal, the widow of a Pakistani man allegedly shot and killed by a U.S. official, for burial in Chak Chumra, near Faisalabad, Pakistan, on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011. Mrs. Kanwal committed suicide by taking insecticides, saying she was driven to act by fears that the American would be freed without trial. (AP Photo/Khalil-ur-Rehman)

    U.S. ups pressure on Pakistan over detained American

    The United States may scrap upcoming talks with Pakistan about the war in Afghanistan to further pressure Islamabad to free an American who shot dead two Pakistanis, U.S. officials said.

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