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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. A United Nations summit last week approved the principle that the international community has a "responsibility to protect" civilians where governments are unable or unwilling to do so. The aim was to prevent any repetition of the massacres in Rwanda, Bosnia and Kosovo in...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.