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Somalia’s (Only) Popular Drug

Somalia’s (Only) Popular Drug

When I was in Somaliland, I bribed multiple police officers with bags of drugs. Bold opener, I know. But it’s true. It was the only way they’d let me go to a place that’s unsafe without protection. And the thing is, I had protection. That morning, I’d hired a cop with an AK-47 to go […]

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Border Patrol With China’s Toughest Drug Squad | Part 1

Border Patrol With China’s Toughest Drug Squad | Part 1

We’re told China’s off the boil – well here’s a trade that’s going absolute gang-busters. “She’s successfully brought drugs across the border before and this is the second time she’s done it”. The drug trade – flooding in to propel China’s party scene and chasing all that new money. Methamphetamine, ecstasy, heroin – tons of […]

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Dragon Ball Z Fan Becomes The Real Life Trunks

Dragon Ball Z Fan Becomes The Real Life Trunks

JULIAN LOUW: If I’m to describe how being Trunks makes me feel in one word… JULIAN LOUW: Powerful. MAN: This is really Trunks, y’all! This is nice. Dragon Ball Z all the way through. COMM: Three years ago, South Africa born Julian Louw started on a mission to transform himself in his favourite anime character. […]

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Krokodil: Russia’s Deadliest Drug (NSFW)

Krokodil: Russia’s Deadliest Drug (NSFW)

[MUSIC PLAYING] MALE SPEAKER 1: [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] [SOVIET ANTHEM PLAYING] ALISON SEVERS: In 1979, the Soviet army entered Afghanistan, engaging in a brutal 10-year conflict which kick-started the Afghan opium trade. It was sold all over the world to help fund the fight against the Soviets, but the main customers of the opium were the […]

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