Philippine president ran a 'liquidation squad' as mayor of Davao city targeting drug dealers, alleges former policeman.
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Health30 Jan 2017 09:18 GMT
Unconventional treatment for Canada's opioid crisis.
Sport25 Jan 2017 16:37 GMT
Jamaican 4x100m relay team stripped of gold medal after Carter was found guilty of doping at 2008 Olympic Games.
prison08 Jan 2017 19:56 GMT
Behind the prison bloodshed is an escalating feud between Brazil's biggest drug gangs with about 100 killed in a week.
Drugs29 Dec 2016 20:54 GMT
Authorities in Sydney arrest 15 men allegedly involved in smuggling of contraband worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Philippines14 Dec 2016 06:44 GMT
As death toll rises, Philippine prisons and drug rehab centres fill to capacity as many try to avoid the same fate.
Rodrigo Duterte07 Dec 2016 14:03 GMT
Tough-talking president says he's willing to go to jail for policemen accused of "rubbing out" a drug-linked mayor.
Murder06 Dec 2016 19:30 GMT
Probe contradicts President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that imprisoned mayor linked to illegal drugs died in a gun battle.
Drugs25 Nov 2016 08:58 GMT
From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs and bullets.
Portugal15 Nov 2016 08:28 GMT
Portugal treats addicts as patients, not as criminals, after 15 years of decriminalised drug policy.
Philippines28 Oct 2016 10:52 GMT
Mayor of Saudi Ampatuan was on a list of people identified by President Duterte as being involved in the drug trade.
Brazil20 Oct 2016 10:11 GMT
Sao Paulo implements a "harm reduction" programme in Crackland approaching addiction as a health issue, not a crime.
Mexico18 Oct 2016 10:07 GMT
Federal Judge Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias shot in head at point-blank range near Mexico City, but motive unknown.
Philippines06 Oct 2016 07:33 GMT
A glimpse inside the police operations sweeping the Philippines as part of President Duterte's war on drugs.
Mexico02 Oct 2016 12:40 GMT
Once a calm place, today Colima is at the centre of the drug war where cartels battle over key smuggling routes.
Mexico01 Oct 2016 09:55 GMT
Five soldiers killed and 10 others wounded after 60 gunmen ambush a military convoy transporting a drug suspect.
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