Fault Lines

Heroin's Children

How is the US opioid crisis shaping the next generation of Americans left behind by addicted parents?

Iran

Why Iran is a global hub for narcotics

The United Nations says Iran's security forces are making three-quarters of the world's opium seizures and a quarter of global heroin seizures.

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

President launches into curse-laden tirade at foreign critics of a campaign that has killed thousands of Filipinos.

Duterte: Drug war shift to satisfy 'bleeding hearts'

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim.

Asia

Afghan forces struck by 'erroneous' air attack

At least 10 killed and another nine wounded in Helmand province during military operations against the Taliban.

Afghan officers killed in 'erroneous' air raid

The Listening Post

Rodrigo Duterte, Kian Loyd Delos Santos and the media

Will the killing of a 17-year-old be a turning point in Duterte's war on drugs and those reporting on it?

The Listening Post

Duterte's war on drugs and those reporting it

What's behind the Philippine president's war on the media and NGOs? Plus, reporting on the working class in the US.

Politics

Philippines investigates police killing of 17-year-old

Committee investigates police accountability in Duterte's drug war, with a focus on the fatal shooting of teenager.

Philippine Senate probes police killing of Delos Santos

Asia Pacific

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle challenges dozens of killings by police last week saying 'stop wasting human lives'.

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Asia Pacific

80 killed after escalation in Philippines war on drugs

Another 13 people dead in Manila overnight after police raids and vigilante attacks as death toll rises.

80 killed after escalation in Philippines war on drugs

Al Jazeera Selects

Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts

Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.

Human Rights

Philippine police 'dumping bodies' of drug war victims

Local fishermen tell Al Jazeera they have been hired by authorities to dispose of bodies as 'trash' in the Manila Bay.

Opinion

Why Jokowi's war on drugs is doing more harm than good

Following Duterte's violent approach to drug trafficking will not solve Indonesia's drug problem.

Claudia Stoicescu

by Claudia Stoicescu

Claudia Stoicescu

Asia Pacific

Indonesia president: Police should shoot drug dealers

Joko Widodo supports increasing use of force against suspected drug traffickers as country faces 'narcotics emergency'.

Joko Widodo: Police should shoot suspected drug dealers

Latin America

At least 14 dead in gun battle between Mexican gangs

Mexico is experiencing its highest murder rate in at least 20 years as splintered drug cartels battle over territory.

At least 14 dead in gun battle between Mexican gangs