Birth of a nation?

Some 90 percent of East Timor's 450,000 registered voters flocked to the polls yesterday. They are expected to reject Indonesia's offer of autonomy within the archipelago nation in favor of full independence. The United Nations-sponsored vote follows 23 years of Indonesian rule.

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