• 01 March, 2024
Geopolitics & National Security


Taliban bans drug cultivation, including lucrative opium

By Charlotte Greenfield and Jibran Ahmad KABUL/PESHAWAR (Reuters) - The Taliban announced on Sunday a ban on the cultivation of narcotics in Afghanistan, the world's biggest opium producer. "As per…

Afghanistan sees 45 pc surge in poppy cultivation, drug smuggling

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Afghanistan has witnessed a 45 per cent surge in poppy cultivation and drug smuggling this year when compared to the same period last year, the…