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UK 'balancing books on backs of Yemen's starving people', says UN diplomat
Exclusive: former DfID secretary Mark Lowcock shocked by decision of Johnson’s government to cut aid

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

07, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Hackers obtain sensitive data on UK aid projects overseas
Foreign Office tells those involved in pitching tenders their personal data has been compromised

Ben Quinn

05, Mar, 2021 @4:34 PM

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A 'me first' approach to vaccination won't defeat Covid | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Of the 225m vaccines administered so far, most have been in a handful of rich nations. This has to change, says the WHO director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

05, Mar, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Conservative rebellion grows over cuts to UK aid spending
Senior Tories say government likely to be defeated in any vote on issue in the Commons

Jessica Elgot

04, Mar, 2021 @6:52 PM

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Shameful cut in UK aid to Yemen is indefensible | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the government’s decision to slash aid to Yemen


03, Mar, 2021 @5:51 PM

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Keir Starmer attacks 'unconscionable' cut in aid to Yemen
Boris Johnson responds to criticism by accusing Labour leader of prioritising Arab country over UK

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

03, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Somalia health clinics will close due to UK aid cuts, charity warns
MPs say Commons vote is needed as funding budget has dropped below 0.7% of UK gross national income

Patrick Wintour

02, Mar, 2021 @7:22 PM

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We’ve cut aid to Yemen and children will starve – is this what global Britain means?
Monday’s announcement confirmed my worst fears – not even those in the most desperate crises are safe from aid cuts

Sarah Champion

02, Mar, 2021 @1:03 PM

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Yemen condemns international donor funding shortfall as UK cuts aid
Reducing funding is a death sentence, says UN secretary general António Guterres

Bethan McKernan and Patrick Wintour

01, Mar, 2021 @7:53 PM

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Vaccine donations, diplomatic leverage and confused aid policy | Letter
Letters: Readers respond to plans to give surplus doses of the coronavirus vaccine to poorer countries


21, Feb, 2021 @6:12 PM

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As a poor Ugandan farmer, white and black people ignore my advice on poverty
The mostly white development sector only funds efforts led by more ‘legitimate’ people. We need support from the diaspora

Anthony Kalulu

09, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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