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2005-09-18 12:32:21

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Like the weather, everyone talks about reforming the U.N. Security Council but no one seems able to change it. This year's U.N. summit was no different.

2005-09-09 07:12:16

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will forge ahead with its bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council along with Germany, Brazil and India, but might need a new approach to gain more support, a Japanese official said on Friday.

2005-08-07 11:47:17

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Japan, Germany, Brazil and India's bid to expand the U.N. Security Council appears doomed following Africa's steadfast refusal to join forces with them in their quest for permanent council seats.

2005-08-04 07:39:46

By Anaclet Rwegayura ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - African leaders meeting in Ethiopia to seek a common position on expanding the U.N. Security Council heard a warning on Thursday that their continent had most to lose if they failed to reach consensus.

2005-07-26 19:41:38

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Italy's U.N. ambassador on Tuesday said seekers of U.N. Security Council seats were engaging in blackmail and financial threats to win support for their resolution to enlarge the 15-member body. In a speech to the U.N.

2005-07-17 17:20:44

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from Brazil, India, Germany and Japan failed to reach agreement on Sunday with the African Union on rival bids for U.N. Security Council enlargement but pledged to continue negotiations.

2005-07-14 20:26:05

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Nigeria said on Thursday the African Union was willing to negotiate over disagreements with Germany, Japan, Brazil and India in its quest to enlarge the 15-member U.N. Security Council.

2005-07-14 15:32:10

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Nigeria said on Thursday the African Union was willing to negotiate over disagreements with Germany, Japan, Brazil and India in its quest to enlarge the 15-member U.N. Security Council.

2005-07-13 16:43:07

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Wednesday the 15-member Security Council needed to be expanded because it was no longer democratic, despite U.S. warnings the time was not ripe for change. Annan, who would like the U.N.

2005-07-13 14:23:25

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Germany, Brazil, Japan and India are mounting a diplomatic offensive to get critical African support for their bid for an expanded U.N. Security Council to include those four states plus two from Africa, diplomats said on Wednesday.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.