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2005-08-15 15:42:24

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan ordered a broad independent review of U.N. procurement practices on Monday following the discovery that a senior U.N. purchasing official was shaking down contractors.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.