- Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output Updated: May-05-15 7:11 am
ZHARI, Afghanistan - It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan - the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.
- Romania: 4 soldiers injured in Afghanistan Updated: Apr-30-15 6:08 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - The defense ministry says four Romanian soldiers were injured when a booby-trapped car exploded in Afghanistan.