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US 'regrets' diplomat treatment as India seethes

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The United States on Wednesday voiced regret to India over the treatment of a diplomat whose account of being stripped and cavity-searched triggered outrage. 

A right-wing Indian Hindu activist wearing a mask depicting US President Barack Obama takes part in a protest near the US Embassy in New Delhi on December 18, 2013

With New Delhi vowing to "restore the dignity" of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Indian media reported that the 39-year-old was being moved from her post as deputy consul general in New York to the UN mission in a bid to thwart her prosecution.

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