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Pakistan hints at prisoner swap for U.S. official

Pakistan's law minister has hinted that an American embassy official arrested for killing two people could be swapped for neuroscientist imprisoned for trying to kill U.S. interrogators.Full story

Pakistan calls on U.S. to free terror convict

Pakistan's prime minister called Aafia Siddiqui "the daughter of the nation" on Friday and vowed to campaign for her release after a U.S. judge sentenced her to 86 years in prison. Full story

Pakistani in NYC gets 86 years in prison

A Pakistani scientist convicted of trying to kill U.S. agents and military officers has been sentenced to 86 years in prison. Full story

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** CORRECTS TO TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER, NOT SEVEN ** FILE - his undated file photo originally released by the FBI, Aafia Siddiqui is shown. A New York jury found Siddiqui guilty on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 of two counts of attempted murder for trying to kill Americans while she was detained in

Supporters of Pakistani political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement stage a rally demanding the release and condeming the verdict against alleged Al-Qaida suspect Aafia Siddiqui, in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept 28, 2010. Siddiqui, a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist convicted of trying to kill U.S.

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Pakistani protesters shout slogans as th

Pakistani protesters shout slogans as they march during an anti-US protest rally in Lahore on September 23, 2010, against the detention of Pakistani woman Aafia Siddiqui in the US. Siddiqui, a neuroscientist trained at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology who caught the attention of

Pakistani activists from the hardline Islamic party Jamaat-i-Islami
Pakistani activists from the hardline Islamic party Jamaat-i-Islami

Pakistani activists from the hardline Islamic party Jamaat-i-Islami shout slogans against the US court verdict against US-detained Pakistani woman Aafia Siddiqui during a protest in Karachi on February 4, 2010. Relatives of a US-educated Pakistani scientist found guilty of trying to kill American se