Quotes of the Day

Gold miners form a human chain while digging an open pit at the Chudja mine in the Kilomoto concession near the village of Kobu, 100 km (62 miles) from Bunia in north-eastern Congo, February 23, 2009.
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2010

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  • head of a group for the U.N.-backed effort to stop the trade in conflict diamonds, on the millions of carats of diamonds that were uncovered in eastern Zimbabwe
Photo: Finbarr O'Reilly / Reuters | Source: NYT