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India Will ‘Make All Possible Efforts’ to Retrieve Crown Jewels from Britain

Indian government officials said Tuesday they will seek to retrieve a 105-carat diamond that was given as a gift to Queen Victoria in 1850, when India was a British colony. The priceless Koh-i-Noor Diamond now sits on display as part of the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London. Ownership of the diamond is much disputed, and at least four countries, including India, have claimed the jewel in the past. During a hearing in the Supreme Court Monday, India’s solicitor general surprised and...

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