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Stories with subject: Foreign aid
  • Donors pledge $4.4 billion for earthquake-hit Nepal story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 12:10 pm

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Donor nations and agencies announced $4.4 billion in aid for Nepal on Thursday, covering about two-thirds of what the Himalayan nation says it needs to rebuild from devastating earthquakes that killed more than 8,800 people and made millions homeless.

  • Bono in Ottawa to meet with Canada's prime minister on aid 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 12:58 pm

    OTTAWA, Ontario - U2 frontman Bono has arrived in Ottawa for meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as well as opposition leaders.

  • Iraq militias say they don't need US help in Anbar operation 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 2:53 pm

    KESSARRAT, Iraq - Ali Ahsan paced back and forth carrying a rifle more than half his height in the searing heat as his militia convoy made a pit stop in the Anbar desert to rest and pray.

  • House panel OKs bill punishing State over Benghazi response 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 3:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - Over White House objections, a House panel approved a bill Thursday that withholds hundreds of millions of dollars from the State Department until it produces more documents to lawmakers investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.