US & Canada23 Nov 2011 08:39 GMT
The decriminalisation of drugs in Portugal has been a success, but austerity measures may threaten drug treatment.
Politics27 Sep 2011 14:12 GMT
In the US, 45,000 people die every year because they cannot afford basic medical services, according to a Harvard study.
US & Canada05 Aug 2011 16:09 GMT
Solitary confinement in the new dungeons of the US trigger mental illness in prisoners.
Politics20 Jun 2011 19:15 GMT
The narcotics trade thrives in Afghanistan, but why are poppy lords not prosecuted with the same zeal as the Taliban?
Is war coming to North Korea?
Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Authorities ban social media in Kashmir after protests
Who are India's Maoist rebels?
Turkey detains more than 1,000 for 'links to Gulen'
Who killed my friend Yameen Rasheed?
Inside Tehran's monument to US 'arrogance'
Two Koreas: History at a glance
Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?
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