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Kabul [Afghanistan], June 16 (ANI): The illegal-narcotics trade constitutes one of the main financial sources of the insurgency groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but, more importantly, it feeds narco-terror.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 26 (ANI): The Taliban through tactical declarations have been pretending to halt production of narcotics in Afghanistan to evade close international scrutiny on opium cultivation in the country.
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New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that it was tea that spawned the British Empire. To pay for Chinese tea the British grew opium and exported it to China and till they started growing tea in India and Ceylon ( Sri Lanka) they depended on the Chinese produ
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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 3 (ANI): Afghanistan's fastest-growing drug industry operates from desert outposts in plain view, a US media report said on Monday, weeks after the Taliban announced a ban on poppy cultivation.
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Srirampur/Kokrajhar (Assam) [India], April 29 (ANI): Assam Police seized a large quantity of drugs including 3.1 kg of heroin and 85 kg of opium from a truck at Srirampur gate in Kokrajhar district along Assam-West Bengal border on Friday, police said.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], April 18 (ANI): The Taliban have announced measures to halt opium trade even as the country's economy is facing a serious resource crunch.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], April 15 (ANI): Amidst the worldwide disapproval of the Taliban's reign in Afghanistan, the probable ban on opium cultivation by them will have adverse effects on the Afghan economy, as per reports issued by Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN).
Kabul [Afghanistan], April 12 (ANI): Afghanistan is the prime source of opium supply to the world drug markets and Pakistan is the transport hub with drug networks operating from the country using its drug routes to reach international markets, according to an article in Islam Khabar.
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Guwahati (Assam) [India], March 23 (ANI): Assam Police on Tuesday arrested three persons for allegedly hauling drugs and recovered 6.54 kilograms of Opium from their possession.
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Vienna [Austria], March 17 (ANI): With about 87 per cent of the global production, Afghanistan is the world's largest opium producer despite a 9 billion dollar effort over a two-decade period by the United States to deter illegal production in the country, according to an analyst associated
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Kannur (Kerala) [India], March 8 (ANI): Kerala Police have arrested a couple and seized 1.95 kg of MDMA valued at Rs 1.5 crore on Monday.
Helmand [Afghanistan], March 5 (ANI): The cultivation of poppy for opium production has surged in Afghanistan's Helmand and Kandahar provinces in 2022 as compared to last year, local media reported citing farmers.