Afghanistan has a plan to restore stability and economic growth, but it involves a toll road through the country's dangerous southern region. And handing over that toll is a new, unwelcome concept for most Afghans. Miranda Kennedy has the story.
Today a sixth Indian state, Gujarat, announced it's banning the soft drinks from government schools and offices after an environmental study found them to contain high levels of pesticides. Miranda Kennedy reports.
The US is leading the effort to reconstruct Afghanistan's roads and schools. One ambitious project: a bridge connecting it to neighboring Tajikistan, which Afghans hope will help them get back to business, Miranda Kennedy reports.