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Children in poor countries `sexually abused live on web`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 20:12

The sexual abuse of children in developing countries is increasingly being live-streamed on Internet services, Britain`s online child protection agency warned.

Bill Gates calls on EU to maintain aid to world's poor

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 09:37

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has told European lawmakers here not to cut aid to poor countries despite the economic and budgetary problems facing EU countries.

World Bank says $49.3 bn pledged to help poorest

Last Updated: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 12:13

Pledges will help lift 79 states out of poverty through interest-free funds.

Hunger costs poor nations $450 bn a yr: ActionAid

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 20:10

As the world leaders prepare for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) review meeting next week, a new report says hunger could be costing poor nations as much as $450 billion a year.