May 11, 2009 06:24 PM
UPDATED May 11, 2009 06:34 PM
McClatchy Moscow Bureau Chief Tom Lasseter explains how the opium trade grew as U.S. and Afghan officials sought support in key poppy-growing regions of Afghanistan.
Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first lady, is in the middle of the fight for the country’s presidency. Her rising power may have prompted the military to take over.
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