Delayed wages, harassment, sleeping 20 to a room These are just some of the things migrant workers put up with. It's in sharp contrast to what recruiters told them they would get out of Malaysia's vibrant economy.
A spate of attacks following the announced death of the Taliban's leader Mullah Omar has strained Afghan-Pakistani relations. In this context, Afghan youth are giving up on the prospect of peace and stability.
In the aftermath of the bloody clash between government forces and the insurgency in the northern province of Kunduz, thousands of residents have lost not only their agricultural yields, but also their homes.