Published on Nov 28, 2012 by VOAvideo
In addition to economic challenges and insurgent violence, analysts say Pakistan is facing a growing drug problem that is likely to worsen after international troops leave neighboring Afghanistan, the world’s leading opium producer. The opium and derivatives come to Pakistan from neighboring Afghanistan. Sharon Behn reports on the impact that narcotics, which are easily available, are having on Pakistani society.
CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on Iran’s expulsion of illegal Afghan refugees who fled the war in their homeland.
For the first time in Afghanistan, around 20 women have been boxing in Kabul’s Ghazi stadium, aiming to compete at London 2012. Report by Chloe Culpan.