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  1. Officials say a 709-carat diamond found in Sierra Leone has been sold for more than $6.5 million. The diamond is said to be the 14th-largest ever discovered, according to the Rapaport ...

  2. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sierra Leone sold one of the world's largest uncut diamonds for $6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development projects in the ...

  3. A giant 709-carat diamond unearthed in Sierra Leone has sold at auction in New York for $6.5m (£4.8m). Laurence Graff, chairman of Graff Diamonds, won the precious stone - nicknamed ...

  4. The international auction for the 709-carat rough diamond was held Monday by the Rapaport Group, which was appointed by the government of Sierra Leone to market and sell the diamond ...

  5. The stone has been dubbed the "peace diamond" because much of the proceeds will go to help the village in Sierra Leone where it was found. In past decades, the illegal trade in ...

  6. A huge so-called "peace diamond" sold by the government of Sierra Leone to discourage crime-tainted "blood diamonds" fetched $6.5 million on Monday.

  7. Sierra Leone coach John Keister has had to defend holding national team training this week. The sessions, which included USA-based striker Kei Kamara, went ahead despite questions ...

  8. Libya, Mali, Sierra Leone and Kenya withdrew days to their opening games, while Tunisia and Equatorial Guinea pulled out to hand Djibouti and Morocco respectively the passage to ...

  9. Sierra Leone's opposition on Monday said it welcomed the replacement of the country's police chief following his sacking amid accusations of institutional political bias and endemic ...

  10. “One hundred percent of the value of this diamond, of the auction sale of this diamond, is going to go to the government and the people of Sierra Leone. Ahead of Monday’s auction ...

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