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2008-07-15 09:00:59

African aviation body seeks tougher action against nations flouting safety rules NAIROBI, July 14 (Xinhua) -- African airlines on Monday called for tougher action against countries flouting the United Nations air safety regulations. The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary General Christian Folly-Kossi said African countries are failing to put in place policies to ensure proper air navigation surveillance services for aircraft departing and landing in their airports, which...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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