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   
  • How Violent Extremists Hijacked London-Based 'Counter-Extremism' ... -
    ... in Iraq and Afghanistan ... an interviewer his pledge to ... for International ... subsidised by US aid throughout ... the Republican ...
    04/29/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Aid rise plea for poorest countries
    Britain should give a larger share of its international aid to the world's poorest ... in law the commitment to spend 0.7% of national income on aid. But it said that just 38% of the total £12 billion aid budget in 2014 went to the 48 states classed ...
    05/26/2015 - 11:24 am | View Link
  • International Donors Pledge $16 Billion To Afghanistan Until 2015
    International donors meeting in Tokyo have pledged some $16 billion in development aid to Afghanistan until 2015. Donors states also vowed to maintain their aid to Kabul through to 2017, at or near levels of the past decade. The one-day conference in Tokyo ...
    07/8/2012 - 12:47 am | 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 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • Afghanistan Donors Pledge $16 Billion In Aid
    TOKYO — International donors pledged Sunday $16 billion in badly needed development aid for Afghanistan over the next four years when most foreign troops will leave as Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged the international community not to abandon his ...
    07/7/2012 - 8:32 pm | View Link
  • International donors to pledge $16 billion in aid to Afghanistan
    TOKYO -- International donors will pledge $16 billion in aid for Afghanistan over the next four years in hopes of stabilizing the country after most foreign combat troops return home, a U.S. diplomat said. But the money will come with conditions to ensure ...
    07/7/2012 - 6:33 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Money Pit: The Monstrous Failure of US Aid to Afghanistan ...
    Established in 1837, World Affairs is a bimonthly international affairs journal that argues the big ideas behind US foreign policy.
    05/26/2015 - 6:33 pm | View Website
  • United States Agency for International Development ...
    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid.
    05/26/2015 - 4:03 pm | View Website
  • United Nations News Centre
    United Nations News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service
    05/26/2015 - 8:10 am | View Website
  • Afghanistan’s Economic Challenges
    The United States and other nations have promised that they will not abandon Afghanistan, which happened in 1989 after the Soviet Union was pushed out.
    05/26/2015 - 3:53 am | View Website
  • International aid to Palestinians
    History Before Oslo . Before the signing of the Oslo accords, two entities were the major sources of international aid for the West Bank and Gaza: the donors of the ...
    05/25/2015 - 3:04 am | 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