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Prominent Muslim lawyer gunned down in Myanmar

YANGON: A prominent Muslim lawyer and member of Myanmar's ruling party was shot dead along with a taxi driver outside Yangon's international airport on Sunday, officials said. Ko Ni, a member of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, was gunned down as he got into a taxi outside arrivals around 5pm (1030GMT) by an assassin who also killed the driver. "According to our initial information, Ko Ni and the taxi driver were killed," a security source at the airport told AFP, asking not to be named. "An…