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)

  • The Washington Redskins 11 Dec 2014

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Mike Wendling explores the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins. It's one of the most popular American football teams but many Native Americans say the name is racist.

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  • Yemen's Swap Marriages - 4 Dec 2014

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Mai Noman returns to her native Yemen and meets two women who have loved and lost because of a traditional practice allowing men to marry - and divorce - each other's sisters.

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  • Searching for Annie in Liberia - 27 Nov 2014

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Gabriel Gatehouse and his team go in search of Annie and along the way meet the medics and families on the front line of the Ebola crisis.

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  • Hunting The Taliban - 20 Nov 2014

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Mobeen Azhar is in Karachi, Pakistan’s biggest city, where police are fighting an increasingly desperate war against the Taliban. Every day an officer is killed in the struggle.

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  • Ivory Coast's School for Husbands - 18 Sept 2014

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    In Ivory Coast, men are going back to the classroom. It's an innovative project dubbed the 'school for husbands' - and designed to save the lives of mothers and children.

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  • Thailand's Slave Fishermen - 11 Sept 2014

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Becky Palmstrom investigates allegations of modern day slavery on Thailand's fishing boats

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  • A Song for Spanish Miners - 4 Sept 2014

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Natalio Cosoy meets the miners of northern Spain who sing to their patron saint, Santa Bárbara Bendita. As the industry declines, can they save their culture and communities?

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  • 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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