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2005-09-19 17:07:09

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China warned the West on Monday against any attempt to abuse a newly agreed international right to intervene to protect civilians threatened by genocide, war crimes or ethnic cleansing.

2005-09-16 19:50:04

By Paul Taylor and Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders endorsed modest reforms of the United Nations on Friday at the end of a summit that made only limited progress on fighting poverty and terrorism, boosting security or protecting human rights.

2005-09-16 11:32:57

By Paul Taylor UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders prepared to adopt modest reforms of the United Nations on Friday after a three-day summit that made little progress on fighting poverty and terrorism, boosting security or protecting human rights.

2005-09-15 19:17:12

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez used the United Nations on Thursday to fire a broadside at the United States, saying the world body should move out of New York over the war in Iraq. In a speech to the U.N.

2005-09-14 01:31:23

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders explore ways to revitalize the United Nations at a summit on Wednesday but their blueprint falls short of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's vision of freedom from want, persecution and war. U.S. President George W.

2005-09-13 16:27:31

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly approved a watered-down declaration on development, human rights, terrorism and global security on Tuesday that world leaders will issue at the world body's 60th anniversary summit.

2005-09-13 15:45:00

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Negotiators clinched a deal on Tuesday on a watered-down declaration on development, human rights, terrorism and global security that world leaders will issue at the U.N.'s 60th anniversary summit.

2005-09-13 12:39:53

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Negotiators watered down ambitious proposals on human rights, terrorism, global security and development on Tuesday in a push to draft a document for world leaders at the U.N.'s anniversary summit.

2005-09-13 01:29:49

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ready or not here they come -- some 150 world leaders were set to approve a somewhat emasculated U.N. document at Wednesday's summit on global security, human rights, extreme poverty, and U.N. management.

2005-08-24 22:01:31

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton urged U.N. member nations on Wednesday in a letter to accelerate negotiations on development, security and human rights proposals less than a month before 175 world leaders are to approve reform proposals at a summit.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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