Afghanistan's booming drugs trade under Taliban rule – BBC News

With economic collapse in Afghanistan, the country’s drug trade appears to be booming. Afghanistan has long been linked with the production of opium and heroin and is also now a major producer of crystal meth. The Taliban say farmers cannot be banned from producing drugs for now because there are no alternative sources of income… Continue reading Afghanistan's booming drugs trade under Taliban rule – BBC News

Fire at World Trade Centre in Hong Kong leaves more than 100 trapped on roof – BBC News

More than 100 people have been trapped on the roof of Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre awaiting rescue after a fire broke out on Wednesday. Hong Kong police confirmed that at least eight people were injured and had been sent to hospital. Police said the fire broke out in the machine room and moved to… Continue reading Fire at World Trade Centre in Hong Kong leaves more than 100 trapped on roof – BBC News