Germany to Send Aid, More Troops to Afghanistan

    Germany has announced it will contribute 50 million euros (USD70 million) to support a rebel reintegration program in Afghanistan, Spiegel International reports. The country is also sending 500 troops, including 350 reserve soldiers, to the conflict-torn Asian country. The announcement of

    s were made ahead of the Afghanistan conference to be held in London Jan. 28.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.