Topic: Drugs

Petersberg near Bonn, Germany, UN Special Representative for Afghanistan Lakhdar Brahimi, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (l-r) stand together for a "family photo" at Petersberg near Bonn on 2 December 2002 at the start of the international Afghanistan conference (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The West's neo-colonialism

Why nation-building failed in Afghanistan

Hoping to make a legal profit: a Moroccan farmer packages cannabis seeds (photo: Fadel Senna/Getty Images/AFP)

Maghreb and the EU

Will medicinal cannabis become Morocco's no.1 export?

On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking in 2013, officials in Iran destroyed some 100 tonnes of illegal drugs in Tehran and 16 other Iranian cities (photo: IRNA)

Iranian society

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The Islamic Republic has a drug problem

Token gesture: an Afghan security force member destroys an illegal poppy crop in the Noor Gal district of eastern Kunar province on 29 April 2014 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/N. Shirzada)

Afghanistan's opium trade

A nice little earner – for everyone

Indonesiaʹs President Joko Widodo (photo: Reuters)

Drug-related crime in Indonesia

Don Widodo's tilt with windmills

Protesting corruption and social deprivation in the north Moroccan town of Al-Hoceima (photo: Mosa′ab Elshamy/AP/dpa)

Morocco's blighted Rif region

So little to do – so much time

Cannabis cultivation in the Larache region of Morocco (photo: DW)

Attempts to decriminalise hashish in the Arab world

To legalise or not to legalise