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Simon sees the Tajikistan drug squad in action and checks out their recent haul worth over £150 million in British street value. Interesting video from BBC travel documentary Holidays in the Danger Zone - Meet the Stans.
Simon Reeve travels through Central Asia in this four-part BBC TV series, shown on BBC2, BBC World and by broadcasters internationally. The adventure took Simon from the far north-west of Kazakhstan, by the Russian border, east to the Chinese border, south through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the edge of Afghanistan, and west to Uzbekistan and the legendary Silk Road cities of Samarkand and Bukhara. The Guardian said it was 'a thrilling postcard from the edge' The Times said: 'Simon Reeve's journey through Kazakhstan is a first-class Boys Own adventure on film and illuminating too. I can't imagine anyone switching off who stays for the first five minutes.' For full Everest and other mountaineering documentaries, see my playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEq-_K2Ii0oGkxhq...
Sex tourism is an industry worth billions of Euros with millions of sex workers around the world. Every year, about three million people travel on sex tourism trips. These figures are on a rapid rise. Prostitution is not legal in all of the following countries; nonetheless the ‘world’s oldest profession’ is still widely practiced in them. Here are the 10 biggest sex tourism destinations. 7. Kenya Kenya is one of the most relatively stable and safe countries in Africa. It has one of the largest tourism industries on the continent and that includes sex tourism. The Kenyan Tourism Board doesn’t discourage it in practice despite the high levels of STI’s and HIV in the country. Kenya is a popular destination among older white women, from mainly the USA and UK, who want to purchase a ‘holiday ...
People in Tajikistan are marking the beginning of spring or Nowruz by observing special rituals. They prepare special dishes and set seven items starting with the Persian letter “Seen” on a tablecloth to wish a lucky new year. Hooman Abedi reports from Dushanbe. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv
YAHYA HODJI ISMAILOV I IMAMALI RAHMON PREZIDENT TAJIKISTAN
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Simon Reeve visits Tajikistan and sees the terrain that has been the home of bandits and smugglers for centuries - the same terrain that is now suspected to hold members of Al Qaeda and the remnants of the Taliban. Fascinating video from BBC travel documentary 'Holidays in the Danger Zone: Meet the Stans.
Shukria Sharipova, a Tajik widow, suffers from chronic illness and is unable to work to support her family. Without an income or a place to live in the city of Kulob, Sharipova and three of her children have made a home in the only place they could find: an elevator shaft in an unfinished building. Originally published at - https://www.rferl.org/a/tajikistan-poverty/28884494.html
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Nov 2007 Tajikistan is struggling to cope with an influx of cheap drugs from Afghanistan. The country has just one rehab clinic and on average, ten soldiers a year die in shoot outs with drug traffickers. Last year, more than two billion dollars worth of heroin was smuggled from Afghanistan. "No matter how much effort we put into fighting the trafficking, the real problem is in Afghanistan", complains General Nazarov. Many are nostalgic of the days of the Taliban, when heroin was much harder to obtain.
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