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World’s third largest diamond unearthed in Botswana

The Siasat Daily 18 Jun 2021
The mine is operated by Debswana, a diamond company jointly owned by Botswana’s government and the De Beers Group, according to countries official website ... The second largest discovery is believed to be the Lesedi La Rona, a 1,109-carat stone found by Canadian firm Lucara Diamond at the Karowe mine, also in Botswana, in 2015.
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Big diamond found in Botswana, could be world's 3rd largest

The Roanoke Times 18 Jun 2021
GABORONE, Botswana — A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana ... Diamonds were discovered in Botswana in 1967 and Debswana was formed in 1969 ... Diamonds account for about two-thirds of Botswana’s export earnings.
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This African country unearths one of world's largest diamonds; check images

Live Mint 18 Jun 2021
Botswana President President Mokgweetsi Masisi said the precious stone was unearthed earlier this month at the Jwaneng mine, around 75 miles from the country's capital, Gaborone ... The second largest discovery is believed to be the Lesedi La Rona, a 1,109-carat stone found by Canadian firm Lucara Diamond at the Karowe mine, also in Botswana, in 2015.
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Miners Find Huge Diamond in Botswana, Could Be World's 3rd-Largest

Voa News 18 Jun 2021
A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana ... Diamonds were discovered in Botswana in 1967, and Debswana was formed in 1969. The most recent large diamond found at Jwaneng mine was a stone weighing 446 carats in 1993, she said.
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World's Possibly Third-Largest Diamond Discovered in Africa

Interesting Engineering 18 Jun 2021
A 1,098-carat diamond was unearthed in a Botswana mine on June 1, making it potentially the world's third-largest ever discovered,. The massive gem was found in the Jwaneng mine in southern Botswana, which is considered the world's most valuable mine, The country is Africa's ...
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Massive diamond found in Botswana could be world’s third-largest

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
GABORONE, Botswana —. A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana ... A big blue diamond has been found at a South African mine known for churning out famous diamonds, and the stone could be worth tens of millions of dollars.
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Botswana unearths ‘world’s third largest diamond’, size of chicken egg

South China Morning Post 18 Jun 2021
A huge diamond weighing 1,098 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been ...
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Botswana unearths world's third largest diamond

RNZ 18 Jun 2021
A 1098 carat diamond believed to be the third-largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government ... 1109 carat Lesedi La Rona unearthed by Lucara Diamonds in Botswana in 2015.
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World's Third Largest Diamond Unearthed In Botswana

NDTV 18 Jun 2021
A 1,098-carat diamond believed to be the third-largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the... .
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Botswanan president declares 7-day mourning for ex-Zambian leader

Sina 18 Jun 2021
Kaunda as "charismatic," Masisi said the demise of the former Zambian leader is a loss to his "compatriots and to all peace loving people in Botswana and elsewhere.".
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Botswana: Ore Discovery Guarantees Future

All Africa 18 Jun 2021
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How India, a key supplier of vaccines, is changing its plan amid the country’s shortages

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
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U.N. draft resolution calls for arms embargo, return to democratic transition in Myanmar

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
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North Korea vows to be ‘fully prepared for confrontation’ with U.S.

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
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Millions were driven from their homes in 2020 despite COVID-19 pandemic

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jun 2021
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