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2006-05-06 01:19:45

By Paul Tait SABETO, Fiji (Reuters) - Fiji's racially charged election got off to a chaotic and embarrassing start on Saturday when the late arrival of ballot papers forced thousands to queue for hours, with some being turned away and told to return later. The Electoral Commission agreed to keep voting stations open an extra hour after some voters were kept waiting for more than three hours in the rural west of the main island of Viti Levu. The delays added to a tense build-up to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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