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The Koh-i-Noor Conundrum: A Counterargument

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By Daniya Ahmed The Koh-i-Noor diamond, or mountain of light in Farsi, has become something of a multi-faceted jewel. In a tangible sense, it is an awe-inducing 105-carat gem that now permanently resides in the Tower of London. It is also a symbol of British colonial glory- or treachery, depending on where you are sitting and perhaps more importantly, where…

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