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Exchanges reveal an ugly American abroad out to bring down conservatives
Topic - Michel Kazatchkine
Bill Gates pledged $750 million on Thursday to fight three killer diseases and rescue a beleaguered health fund whose financial losses have cost it donor support.
A $21.7 billion global health fund and the U.N.'s main development arm launched new anti-corruption measures Friday in the wake of intense scrutiny from donors and stories by The Associated Press detailing fraud in their grants.
Rich countries must give more for the fight against AIDS or risk jeopardizing progress in battling the disease, participants at an international conference urged Thursday.
"If I look retrospectively at the last seven years, 85 percent of the targets have been achieved," he said.