Opium harvested, Taliban ends combat lull in Helmand

World May 9, 2016

Opium harvested, Taliban ends combat lull in Helmand

Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the main city of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, early on Sunday, ending weeks of relative calm during the annual opium harvest. Helmand has been one of the main targets of the Taliban, ...

Editorials Feb 9, 2010

Toyota's moment of crisis

Toyota Motor Corp. is in a crisis of critical proportions, the worst in its 70-plus-year history. The firm has voluntarily recalled millions of vehicles worldwide, and has suspended the production and sale of several models in the United States. At stake is the firm's ...