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Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
$7.6 billion later, Afghanistan's dependency on the opium trade continues to expand.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 14:30 GMT
China executed 2,400 people in 2013: report
Report claims to reveal number of death penalties carried out, a rare insight into a number considered a state secret.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Yemen's Southerners see hope in Houthis' rise
Yemen’s southern secessionists will revive plans for independence amid internal divisions and Houthi ascendency.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Yemen's Houthis push south into Ibb
Sanaa province's governor resigns and diplomat returns from UN to take up PM's post as Shia group takes over new town.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 02:37 GMT
Fighting greets arrival of Yemen's new PM
Khaled Bahah meets with president after returning from New York where he was serving as country's ambassador to the UN.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2014 23:04 GMT
Houthi and al-Qaeda fighters clash in Yemen
Fighting between Houthi rebels and al-Qaeda-linked gunmen leaves at least ten people near Radaa in al-Bayda province.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 12:13 GMT
Turkey loses out on UN Security Council seat
Nation loses out to Spain and New Zealand for chance to sit at top table of UN.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 19:07 GMT
Houthi fighters seize Yemen city of Ibb
Group takes city 150km south of the capital Sanaa, without opposition, two days after seizing port of Hudaydah.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 12:32 GMT
Saudi court sentences Shia leader to death
Nimr al-Nimr convicted of sedition and disobeying king for his role in 2011 demonstrations in kingdom's oil-rich east.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 19:27 GMT
Afghans living under shadow of Iranian guns
Iranian guards erect wall and continue to fire, forcing dozens of villagers in Nimroz province to flee border areas.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 13:13 GMT
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