Foreign Aid

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 18:48
Kitting out a Nigerien army unit is not what most humanitarians would consider the best response to Boko Haram. But for the NGO Spirit of America, it is precisely the sort of muscular aid - along with more traditional wealth-generating development projects - that's needed to tackle the militants.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 08:55
Deputy Assistant Secretary Benjamin G. Ziff shares a testimony in front of the SFRC Europe Subcommittee regarding the U.S. interests in Ukraine.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 07:54
The United States of America is strongly committed to the prosperity, sovereignty, stability, and security of the five Central Asian countries as well as a vision of regional economic connectivity through its New Silk Road initiative. The historic C5+1 meetings in New York in September and in Samarkand on November 1 represent a significant step forward for the U.S.-Central Asia relationship and a sign of the growing capacity of Central Asian countries to collaborate and prosper as a region.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 06:41
The White House has offered to provide a third $1 billion loan guarantee to Ukraine that would be contingent on the country's continued progress toward eliminating corruption and reforming taxes.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 06:45
The US has pledged an additional $100 million (Dh367.27 million) to support the Syrian opposition, bringing its total support to $500 million.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 07:03
The "world's most expensive gas station" might still be operating -- or maybe not. The Department of Defense says it has no current information about the taxpayer-funded project, or any of the others that were part of its $766 million program to stimulate economic development in Afghanistan.
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 06:45
Mexico will struggle to meet its deadline next year to have a new system of oral trials operating nationwide, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said on Thursday.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 06:47
Ukraine will be unable to make do without US and European financial support in the future, according to the Associated Press.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 06:24
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the UN has admitted a "mistake" was made when Riyadh-led coalition jets bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen, but says the medical charity provided incorrect geographic coordinates for the facility, leading to the incident.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 06:35
Saudi Arabia would like to see a ceasefire in Yemen to allow for the delivery of humanitarian aid, but it does not trust the Houthi rebels to abide by such a truce, the head of a Saudi center that coordinates humanitarian assistance for Yemen said on Monday.