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Liberian leader's aide held over marijuana
Head of presidential motorcade arrested along with three men after crossing from neighbouring Sierra Leone with drugs.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 18:58 GMT
Kenyan poachers make a killing in ivory
East African ivory and rhino horn continue to be in high demand, despite international efforts.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 18:18 GMT
Iran executions anger Afghan families
Dozens of Afghans have been executed in recent months across the border in Iran, mostly for drug related offences.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 13:07 GMT
When conservation efforts meet global security
The world must see more commitment from the international community in combating wildlife trafficking.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 13:27 GMT
UN says bribe payments soar in Afghanistan
Survey found that $3.9bn, twice the nation's domestic revenue, was paid in bribes in 2012.
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Last updated: 08 Feb 2013 05:36 GMT
Somali 'Big Mouth' quits pirate industry
Mohamed "Afweyne" Abdi Hassan renounces illicit profession, as international naval crackdown diminishes piracy profits.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 22:02 GMT
So who's winning the war on drugs?
President Nixon's declared war on drugs is more than thirty years old. It's time to ask who's winning.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 10:37 GMT
All roads lead to Afghanistan
The robust central Asian drug trade often hurts minorities living in border areas.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2012 10:13 GMT
Portugal and the drug war
The decriminalisation of drugs in Portugal has been a success, but austerity measures may threaten drug treatment.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 08:39 GMT
Sri Lankan jails 'hell' for women
"About 150 of us sleep in a cell for 75 people ... An open drain infested with rats runs the perimeter of the room."
Last updated: 25 Jul 2011 16:29 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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