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Indian diplomat in servant showdown leaving US

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An Indian diplomat whose arrest in New York sparked an intense row was leaving the United States Thursday as she was hit with charges over treatment of her servant, officials said. 

A group supporting domestic workers' rights demonstrate across the street from the Indian Consulate General December 20, 2013 in New York

After weeks of escalating tensions between the usually friendly countries, the United States and India reached an agreement in which diplomat Devyani Khobragade left the country but still faces charges if she returns.

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