Crossing Continents

Crossing Continents

On the ground reporting from around the world which focuses on the human dimension of the big international stories.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Guatemala’s Addicts Behind Bars - 28 Aug 2014

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    How effective are the drug rehabilitation centres run by Guatemala's Pentecostal churches?

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  • Goodbye Ireland; Goodbye Gaelic Football - 21 August 2014

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    As more young people leave Ireland, Gaelic Football is losing its lifeblood. John Murphy reports on the struggle to keep alive the game that is at the heart of Irish identity.

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  • Chasing China's Doomsday Cult - 14 Aug 2014

    Thu, 14 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    The BBC's China Editor investigates an elusive cult at the centre of a grisly murder that has shocked the nation.

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  • Crimea: Paradise Regained - 7 Aug 2014

    Thu, 7 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    As Ukrainian holidaymakers stay away from Crimea's beaches following Russia's annexation of the peninsula, Lucy Ash meets the Russians who are reclaiming their bit of paradise.

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  • Fearless Women in Turkish Kurdistan - 31 July 2014

    Thu, 31 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Tim Whewell meets the dynamic young women in Turkish Kurdistan who are defining the future of their society.

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  • Tornado: Hide and Seek - 24 July 2014

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    What do you do when a twisting funnel drops from the sky with tearing winds of up to 500 km an hour? Neal Razzell goes out and about with the storm chasers in Oklahoma City, USA.

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  • The Reykjavik Confessions - 15 May 2014

    Thu, 15 May 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Simon Cox investigates a notorious miscarriage of justice in Iceland which many see as a stain on the country's justice system.

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  • Argentina: GM's New Front Line - 8 May 2014

    Thu, 8 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Across Argentina's vast GM belt, there are claims of an on-going health crisis. One provincial Minister for Public Health wants an independent commission to investigate.

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  • Arizona: The Missing Migrants 01 May 2014

    Thu, 1 May 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Thousands of Latin American migrants have died in the Arizona desert after illegally entering the USA. The BBC's Mexico correspondent Will Grant travels to Tucson to meet the founders of The Missing Migrant Project, who undertake painstaking detective work to identify the remains of the dead and return them to their families.

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  • Central African Republic - A Road Through Hatred - 10 Apr 2014

    Thu, 10 Apr 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Can a unique friendship between two men of god end the killings in the Central African Republic?

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