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Australia set to return ancient statues to India

AUSTRALIA is preparing to return two centuries-old statues to India, officials said on Thursday (March 27), following allegations they were stolen from ancient sites and sold as part of an audacious art fraud.   The National Gallery of Australia's bronze sculpture of a dancing Sh

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Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf

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