Pakistan: Court delays immunity ruling on US prisoner

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February 17, 2011
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"A Pakistani court on Thursday delayed until next month a hearing into the diplomatic immunity of an American who killed two local men, a case that has pushed ties between Islamabad and Washington toward a breaking point. The postponement to March 14 will likely exasperate the Obama administration .... The High Court in the city of Lahore granted a government request to postpone the hearing on whether Davis, a former special forces soldier who shot and killed two men on January 27, is protected by diplomatic immunity." (02/17/11)  

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