Death penalty fails to reduce drug trafficking in Iran: official Most narcotics are smuggled along its border with Afghanistan, which supplies about 90% of the world's opium from which heroin is made.
Armenia opposition MP, Defense Minister talk Karabakh issues “We discussed issues concerning our latest visit to the frontline in Nagorno Karabakh and the four-day war in early April,” the MP said.
Kurdish-led Syrian forces report Turkish air raids on bases The incursion was partly aimed at containing Kurdish-led forces. Turkey says the Kurds must withdraw to the east of the nearby Euphrates River.
Taliban capture district headquarters in Afghanistan A Taliban spokesman says the fighters have taken over the district and seized weapons, ammunition and military vehicles.