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By Jamey Keaten The Associated Press

UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face ‘genocide’ case

GENEVA — Investigators working for the U.N.’s top human rights body said Monday that Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, taking the unusual step of identifying six by name among those behind deadly, systematic crimes against the ethnic minority.

’Blue Moon’ diamond sold for $48.5 million at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva, setting new record

GENEVA An exceptionally large blue diamond sold Wednesday for 48.6 million Swiss francs ($48.5 million) ‚Äî a new record price for any jewel at auction, Sotheby’s said, culminating two Geneva auctions in which a convicted Hong Kong tycoon on both times bought a rare colored diamond to honour his daughter.

Rare blue diamond expected to fetch up to $55 million in 2 days of jewelry auctions in Geneva

GENEVA Two rare colored diamonds go under the auction hammer this week in Geneva, with one standout blue diamond discovered in a South African mine last year expected to fetch up to $55 million — which would set a world record for any gemstone.