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Musharraf prosecutor shot dead in Islamabad

The lead prosecutor in a key case against former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf, has been shot dead. Chaudhry Zulfikar died in a hail of bullets as he drove to court in Islamabad on Friday. Police said Mr Zulfikar had lost control of his vehicle after being shot at by …

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Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar dead

Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles, died in Southern California yesterday, his family said. He was 92. Shankar, a three-time Grammy winner with legendary appearances at the 1967 Monterey Festival and at Woodstock, had been in …

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Kate hoax call: Indian-origin nurse found dead

A nurse who was duped into transferring a hoax call that gave away information about a pregnant Kate’s health to Australian radio presenters has been found dead in what is being suspected to be a suicide case. The body of Jacintha Saldanha, reportedly hailing from Mangalore in India, was found …

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