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Fund Halts New Grants to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria

Posted November 24th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The world’s largest financier of programs to combat three deadly diseases says it will make no new grants for the next two years because of the global economic downturn. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria says it will focus only on essential services for programs that end before 2014. In a new […]

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Italian Senate Approves Funds for Military Missions

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Italy’s Senate voted Wednesday to continue funding for military missions in Afghanistan and Libya, and for the peace-keeping operation in Lebanon. However, Italy plans to cut its troop strength in Lebanon and Libya. Some allies of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s coalition have been critical of the missions, but voted to back the extension in a […]

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