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Diamonds go missing at the Kuwait International airport – Securityman pockets the bracelet

KUWAIT CITY, July 7: At a time many passengers complained that valuable items were stolen from their luggage and the belief that such crimes do not occur in Kuwait, a security source from Kuwait International Airport revealed several such cases were registered recently at a police station in Farwaniya Governorate, …

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Filipina Maid steals sponsor’s diamonds – Man in women’s fight

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: The Farwaniya police have arrested a Filipina housemaid for stealing a diamond necklace and four diamond rings worth KD 9,000 from her employer, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, the female Kuwaiti sponsor had filed a complaint one week ago and intensive police investigations …

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Sierra Leone’s huge ‘peace diamond’ fetches $6.5 mn

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. The 709-carat stone, which was unearthed in March, is the largest discovered in Sierra Leone in almost a half-century and is between the 10th and 15th largest ever …

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Pear-shaped diamond earrings sell for $17.6M at Christie’s

GENEVA (AP) — A pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings sold at Christie’s on Tuesday for 17.57 million Swiss francs ($17.6 million) including fees, falling well short of the pre-sale estimate and suggesting that the auction house may have misjudged the market for that piece. The ultra-ornate earrings were a standout …

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Precious stones bought as an investment could lose 70 pct – In Kuwait buyers are of two types

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: Many people who bought precious stones as fallback for the rainy days have been caught unawares by the current market situation whereby they could lose up to 70 percent of the money they spent on acquiring the precious stones, especially since they cost not less than …

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19 probed for stealing water; Diamond ring stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: Owners of 19 houses who were caught for connecting water supply to their homes illegally have been referred to the Legal Affairs Department of the Ministry of Electricity and Water, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily added, this happened during a campaign which was launched in the …

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Diamonds seized from Asian passenger

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: An Asian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle diamonds into the country. According to security sources, the expatriate passenger, upon arrival at the airport, caught the eye of the customs officers because of his nervous behavior. They checked his luggage and …

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Koh-i-Noor diamond gift to Britain

India NEW DELHI, April 18, (AFP): A priceless diamond that is part of the Queen Mother’s Crown was given to Britain and not stolen, India’s government on Monday told the Supreme Court, which is hearing a suit seeking its return. The 108-carat Koh-i-Noor gem, which came into British hands during …

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Return Kohinoor diamond (Crown Jewels) to Pakistan

A Pakistani attorney said on Thursday he has filed a court petition seeking the return of the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond Britain forced India to hand over in colonial times. Once the largest known diamond in the world, the 105-carat Koh-i- Noor is one of the Crown Jewels. It is set …

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