Pakistan stakes a claim for jewel in Empire’s crown

Lawsuit demands return of Koh-i-Noor from the Tower, saying it was stolen by the British

ByMohammad Zubair Khan in Islamabad, and Philip Sherwell
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EVER since it was plucked from an Indian gem mine sometime in the 13th century, it has been the subject of feuds between monarchs and empires. Now, more than 150 years after it found its way from the Punjab to the royal household of Queen Victoria,...

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