Since the US withdrew its combat forces from Afghanistan, responsibility for security has shifted to local partners - meaning it is often left in the hands of strongmen who have their own agendas.
We should be "terrified" that prescriptions of colistin are rising steeply, say experts, as it's evidence of an increase in the most dangerous types of superbugs.
The NHS will continue to send patients to a private hospital found to be unsafe by government inspectors even though health insurers are boycotting it.
A private hospital run by a major provider has been rated unsafe by the health watchdog and accused of putting profits before patients.
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