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West Africa 'should decriminalise drugs'
Report by regional commission, including ex-Nigeria president, says current drug policies causing public health crisis.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 08:08 GMT
Cameron: Afghanistan 'Mission accomplished'
Remarks come despite ongoing Taliban fight, rampant drug cultivation, widespread corruption and human rights abuses.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 02:02 GMT
Counterfeits: Flattery or forgery?
As fake goods cost manufacturers billions in lost sales, we ask what really fuels their production.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 14:04 GMT
Organised crime worth $90bn year in East Asia
UN report says drug trafficking accounts for more than third of illegal transnational trade every year.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 11:50 GMT
Analysis: CITES four decades on
The convention has been combating wildlife crime for forty years, but critics say it still has much work to do.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 12:08 GMT
Mali: The 'gentle' face of al-Qaeda
An exclusive report from inside northern Mali.
May Ying Welsh
2012 Year in Review
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT
Opium production 'on the rise in SE Asia'
Higher poppy output in Myanmar seen for a sixth successive year, driven probably by demand for opiates, UN study finds.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2012 14:27 GMT
The shady players in Myanmar's drugs trade
Drug exports from Myanmar continue to escalate, as distinctions between the illicit trade and the 'legal' economy blur.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2012 09:12 GMT
Bolivia president defends right to chew coca
Evo Morales says Bolivians have "ancestral right" to chew leaf that makes up the main ingredient of cocaine.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2012 21:01 GMT
Peru suspends coca eradication programme
Minister says country will focus on catching major drugs traffickers, but move prompts concern from US ambassador.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 07:08 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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