China's growing international investment has brought with it a lot of scrutiny, in particular focusing on the investments made in Africa. But there's another, somewhat surprising beneficiary, one that has long been a huge recipient of US aid — Pakistan.
Dawood Ibrahim is accused of controlling criminal gangs in India’s commercial hub, Mumbai, and of smuggling narcotics from Afghanistan and Thailand to the US, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa.
That's one hot potatato -- a major attack in Afghanistan is reportedly stopped in its tracks with the seizing of 11 tons of explosives found hidden under a truckload of potatoes destined for Kabul, officials say.
'Three Cups of Tea' author and Central Asia Insitute (CAI) charity founder, Greg Mortenson, agreed to pay $1 million back to his organization and step down from its board after a Montana court ruled that he had misused funds.