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Central America to ask for US aid to stem immigration

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 04:25

The leaders of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala plan to ask US President Barack Obama for help funding projects to stem immigration during White House talks next week.

US vows more aid to Iraq in militant fight

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 01:59

The United States on Wednesday vowed to boost aid to Iraq as it scrambled to respond to a lightning offensive by jihadists sweeping closer to Baghdad after seizing two cities.

Afghanistan`s `forgotten` poor wince as billions in aid go to badlands

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 09:51

For all the billions of dollars in foreign aid that have poured into Afghanistan over the past 12 years, Sajeda, her head-to-toe burqa covered in dust, sobs that the world has forgotten the poorest of the poor in the largely untroubled north of the country.

Wife of American jailed in Cuba calls for Obama help

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 05:41

The wife of an American serving a 15-year term in a Cuban prison has demanded that President Barack Obama personally intervene for his safe return.

Palestinians risk US aid freeze if Hamas join government

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 03:03

Palestinian leaders risk forfeiting millions of dollars in US aid if they press ahead with plans to form a unity government including militant Hamas members, US lawmakers and officials warned Tuesday.

Senate committee orders review of Cuban Twitter

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 07:33

A powerful Senate committee has ordered for review of all facts and documents related to the secret "Cuban Twitter" programme of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), headed by Raj Shah, highest ranking Indian-American in Barack Obama Administration.

Sustainability needs to be part of companies` DNA: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:20

Senior representatives of international organisations like the USAID, The World Bank and Brookings India said that businesses need to be given incentives to make them work towards sustainable development.

US raises aid to $86 million for typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 14:39

The United States will provide an additional $25 million in humanitarian aid to the Philippines for typhoon relief, raising to $86 million its assistance to its major ally, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.

USAID to pull out of Ecuador: US embassy official

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 03:05

The US Agency for International Development has decided to end its operations in Ecuador next year after failing to reach an agreement with its leftist government, a US embassy official said on Tuesday.

US justifies its decision to revive assistance to Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:15

The United States has justified its decision to give USD 1.6 billion in economic and security assistance to Pakistan, arguing that the Obama administration is encouraged that the bilateral relationship has improved.

US aid ‘death warrant’, `disgrace` for Pakistan: Jamaat chief

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 13:00

Terming the monetary aid provided by the World Bank, IMF and the US as “death warrants” for the country’s self reliance, Jamaat-e-Islami chief also suspected that in lieu of the US aid, America will ask Pakistan to “do more”, reported The Nation.

Obama admin urges Congress to resume security aid to Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 08:58

The Obama Administration has requested the Congress to resume security assistance to Pakistan, which now stands at 305 million US dollars for fiscal year 2014, a drop of 35 per cent against 2012 fiscal.