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Sixteen countries 'to lose out' in British overseas aid cut

Sixteen countries, including Russia and China, are expected to lose the money they receive from Britain when the government announces the results of a review of its spending on overseas aid.

The Department for International Development will instead focus its budget on countries defined as fragile or in conflict such as Pakistan and Ethiopia.

David Loyn reports.

  • 01 Mar 2011