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Britain to end financial aid to India

LONDON — Britain will halt all aid spending in India in 2015 in a significant shift in relations between the emerging economic giant and its former colonial ruler, Prime Minister David Cameron’s government announced Friday.

Acknowledging the country’s rising wealth and status, International Development chief Justine Greening said Britain would change its entire relationship with India — seeking to boost trade as it ends its aid program.

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