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2005-12-09 19:42:16

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. relief coordinator urged the Security Council on Friday not to water down its resolution on protecting civilians subject to abuse, whether in Northern Uganda, Sudan or the Ivory Coast.

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.

2005-09-12 19:50:11

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. diplomats struggled on Monday to save this week's world summit from collapse after dropping contested language on terrorism, human rights and other issues in a document 150 world leaders are to approve.

2005-09-12 18:48:28

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. diplomats were confident late on Monday of saving this week's world summit from collapse after dropping contested language on terrorism, human rights and other issues in a document world leaders are to approve.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.