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Fijians Vote for First Time Since 2006 Coup

Fijians are voting Wednesday in the country's first election since a 2006 military coup that brought former army chief Voreqe Bainimarama to power. Voters formed long lines Wednesday outside polling stations across the South Pacific island chain nation, which has a population of 900,000. Many voters said they are happy to be able to vote in an election, which the government says will help restore democracy to Fiji. "We're very excited. Obviously, it's been a long...

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