TOKYO — Donor nations meeting at a conference on aid to Afghanistan here Sunday pledged $16 billion over the next four years for civilian projects from roads to schools to strengthening rule of law, in exchange for pledges from the Afghan government to combat corruption. Read full article >>

Sections:  world   
Topics:  afghanistan   aid   billion   corruption   donation   middle east   
  • International donors pledge US$15 billion to help steer Afghanistan toward stability
    International donors pledged US$15.2 billion at a conference ... at a summit in Warsaw in July to maintain troop numbers in Afghanistan at around 13,000 and uphold a pledge of US$5 billion a year to fund local forces until 2020. But the country remains ...
    10/5/2016 - 10:34 pm | View Link
  • International donors pledge heavy support for Afghanistan
    SBS World News Radio: Afghan officials have described a multi-billion dollar aid pledge by international donors ... International donors have pledged $15 billion to help keep Afghanistan's government operating for the next four years.
    10/5/2016 - 6:05 pm | View Link
  • International donors pledge $8 bln for Horn of Africa
    International donors pledged $8 billion in development aid Monday for projects across eight countries in the Horn of Africa, U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon announced at the start of a visit to the region. The aid, from organizations including the World Bank ...
    10/26/2014 - 11:17 pm | View Link
  • International Donors pledge $16 billion aid to Afghanistan
    International donors offered $16 billion in development aid for Afghanistan on Sunday to show there will not be a mass exodus from the country after most foreign troops pull out in two years. They stressed the aid will be closely monitored to assure it is ...
    07/7/2012 - 3:26 pm | View Link
  • Donors offer $16 bln Afghan aid at Tokyo conference
    gathered in Tokyo for the aid conference. International donors provided $35 billion in aid to Afghanistan between 2001 and 2010, but the return on that investment has been mixed. Afghanistan remains one of the five poorest nations. Major strides have been ...
    07/7/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • United Nations News Centre
    UN News Centre – Official site for daily UN news, press releases, statements, briefings and calendar of events. Includes UN radio, video, webcasts, magazines ...
    12/9/2017 - 3:33 pm | View Website
  • International Aid News | International Development News
    The latest international aid & development news, all in one place. The best international aid news sources, blogs, video channels, podcasts & social media chat.
    12/9/2017 - 12:13 pm | View Website
  • United States Agency for International Development
    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency which is primarily responsible for administering civilian ...
    12/8/2017 - 10:44 pm | View Website
  • Overview of Australia’s aid program to Afghanistan ...
    Afghanistan is undergoing a critical transition. After more than a decade of operations, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force finalised the transfer ...
    12/8/2017 - 6:23 am | View Website
  • International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos ...
    Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at
    12/7/2017 - 11:21 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News