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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.