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Khawaja Asif endorses calls for probe into Raymond Davis acquittal

ISLAMABAD: Over the demand of re-investigating Raymond Davis case, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday said that he would stand with the parliament if it wants to reopen the case, ARY News reported. Speaking in a Senate session, Asif said that the issue should be raised with regard to compromises that were made to give a safe-passage to United States (US) national. “The matter should not be highlighted for point-scoring only; it won’t be constructive rather than in-camera grilling sessions or public investigation…

Why free online distribution of Raymond Davis’ book?

LAHORE: A memoir by CIA contractor Raymond Allen Davis triggered a political storm in Pakistan as it carried startling revelations of the entire saga occurring in 2011 involving some high-profile figures, and the book arguably “brings to light” those behind-the-scene elements having ‘clout’, but surprisingly it comes with no price tag for the internet users. Titled, “The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis”, the memoir originally costs $17 at book stores, and since its launch on…

Shahbaz denies govt’s role in Raymond Davis’ release

LAHORE: With the recently-published book of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee Raymond Davis triggering new political storm in the country, Punjab Chief Minister denied his government’s role in facilitating the spy’s escape from the country. While speaking to journalists, Shahbaz Sharif categorically denied the PML-N government's involvement in arranging the safe escape for Davis, who was allowed to leave the country after killing two men in Lahore in 2011. He said his elder brother Nawaz Sharif was not…

Raymond Davis reveals hidden facts of 2011 diplomatic crisis in tell-all memoir

KARACHI: Former Central Intelligence Agency employee Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men in Lahore in 2011, and sparked a diplomatic crisis with the United States, has released a tell-all memoir about his experience. The book titled “The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis,” tell the side of the story of the man at the centre of the controversy. Davis offers an up-close and personal look at the incident that led to his imprisonment and the events that took place as diplomats on…