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)

  • 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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  • Ukraine - the paper trail to corruption - 3 Apr 2014

    Thu, 3 Apr 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Lucy Ash talks to the Ukrainian volunteers and activists who are painstakingly restoring a stash of documents dumped in a lake on the abandoned estate of ex-president Yanukovich.

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  • Syria: The Silent Enemy - 27 Mar 2014

    Thu, 27 Mar 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Tim Whewell travels to the Turkish border and to Lebanon to talk to the doctors and health care workers struggling to cope with a growing crisis.

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  • Searching for Googoosha - 16 Jan 2013

    Thu, 16 Jan 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Natalia Antelava profiles Gulnara Karimova, the socialite, popstar and philanthropist daughter of Uzbekistan's dictatorial president.

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  • Russia: Digging up the Dead - 9 Jan 2013

    Thu, 9 Jan 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    The story of Russia's volunteer diggers armed with spades and metail detectors who search forests and swamps for the remains of Red Army soldiers seventy years after World War Two.

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