Left wing extremists fight the gentirifcation of Berlin suburbs
Crimes committed by left-wing extremists in Berlin tripled in 2009. More than 300 cars were set alight last year in Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, two districts of Berlin. They're coming under attack because of a huge influx there of well-off families. and the authorities no longer know how to keep this violence under control.
Opium and heroin trafficking in Afghanistan is a considerable source of revenue for the Taliban, but they are not the only ones who profit from it. In the meantime, the United States have radically changed their strategy in the war on drugs...
While Afghans back home vote in an election marred by violence, thousands of refugees are looking for asylum abroad. Here in a Paris park, Afghans refugees have joined Iranians and Kurds in setting up a makeshift camp.
The recent spate of deadly bomb attacks across Baghdad is seen in some quarters as an attempt to destabilise the government and undermine confidence in its ability to provide security. The attacks were the worst seen in the capital for months.