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Drug use on the rise in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a major supplier of the raw material for heroin but some of the drug is being consumed at home, and now Afghanistan is struggling with a growing addiction problem, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Kabul.

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Cricket diplomacy

Americans don't really get the sport of cricket, but some suggest it might be worth their while to try. Cricket is hugely popular in Pakistan, a country that now has tense relations with the U.S.