Round up of international news stories with Martin Summers. The USA military's' command bases around the world – UsAfriCom for Africa based in Stuttgart, Germany next door to UsCentCom for the Middle East – USPAcom, USEUcom, USNorthCom and USSouthCom. Pakistani man Kareem Khan, who was to testify about drones strikes on his family to EU, abducted, believed to be by Pakistani secret service the ISI. Reprieve charity campaigning for his release – the destabilising of Pakistan in an undeclared war by NATO. War brought increase in violence against women in Afghanistan but UK and US troops pulling out. Interview with photographer Guy Smallman, journalist who has just returned from Afghanistan where he visited Kabul and Fara City. Violence against women is increasing – poverty, addiction, arranged marriages, no knowledge of human rights, incompetence of the government and an explosion in opium production which Martin Summers says is being shipped out on British military transport planes according to websites NarcoNews and CIAdrugs. Interview with John Roberts a farmer from Bussex Farm, Westonzoyland on the Somerset levels, about the floods and the incompetence of the Environment Agency, he wants EA chief Chris Smith sacked immediately. Cost to dredge the River Parrett £4.5m, money spent on Steart Bird Sanctuary £32m and the River Parret has enormous silted banks with trees growing on them as well as seven feet of silt in the bottom yet some still deny dredging is needed. Tommy Sheridan's talk again – abolishing the monarchy and privatising industries in the public sector. Former Scottish Socialist MP Tommy Sheridan wants end to monarchy and nationalisation of utilities. RBS and asset stripping companies. PMQs Cameron asking Ofgem and Competition Commission to look into the profits of the energy companies, as Labour suggested. PMQs Tory MP John Baron on nuclear test veterans – no compensation, Gulf War Syndrome. Annie Machon on Edward Snowden, formerly secret 'Five Eyes' programme and Echelon – NSA, GCHQ and spying. Former Bristol MP Tony Benn is ill in hospital.