Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan`s army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.
China`s "no strings attached" aid is being abused by African leaders who channel the lion`s share of funds to their home areas, US-led researchers found in the first geo-referenced database of Chinese aid to the world`s poorest continent.
Aid provided by developing countries to their counterparts cannot be subjected to the same norms set for assistance from developing countries, India told a UN General Assembly committee that deals with economic and financial matters Wednesday.
The Syrian government Thursday sent aid convoys to as many as 2,000 Kurdish families displaced by the ongoing grinding war between the Islamic State (IS) and the Kurdish militants in the northern city of Kobane, according to the state-run news agency SANA.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has exposed major gaps in development aid, prompting a rethink of the balance between building health systems and tackling specific diseases like AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
An international donor conference to rebuild war-torn Gaza was held in Cairo on Sunday where envoys from dozens of countries met to pledge aid fund worth billions for the Herculean task of reconstruction of a city battered by 50 days of violence in July and August.
Heads resting on their bags as they wait in stifling heat in their van, 11 women sit stranded at the Ukrainian border as a dispute over a mammoth Russian aid convoy blocks their mission to reach relatives stuck inside besieged Lugansk.
Saudi Arabia has granted $1 billion in aid to Lebanese armed forces, state news agency SPA said, as they battle Islamist militants who seized a border town in the worst spillover yet from Syria`s three-year-old civil war.
India has sought a three-year extension of an agreement with Nepal under which it can directly pump in funds for flagship projects worth billions of rupees without requiring to go through official channels.