RT News - June 23, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

One year on from the political earthquake that was Brexit - instability and uncertainty loom larger than ever over the UK's future. As civilian suffering intensifies, amid the campaign to oust Islamic Sate from the Syrian city of Raqqa - doubts are raised over America's post-liberation plans. The German secret service is granted the right to read encrypted messages on suspects' smart-phones - after parliament approves new surveillance powers. RT looks at how Afghanistan's opium production is destroying lives - both at home, and on the other side of the world.