Bahrain says it's modern and progressive - but political opponents face jail and torture.
A profile of Nichi Vendola, the new hope of the left in Italy.
Angus Crawford travels to Georgia to find poverty at the heart of the Christmas tree trade
Lucy Ash asks why six young men in Russia's Far East waged a guerrilla war on the police.
Sheena McDonald asks why millions of people die on the world's roads each year.
Who are the winners and the losers as Delhi rebuilds itself for the Commonwealth Games?
Christopher Landau explores the explosive growth of Christianity in China.
Basketball superstar Luol Deng returns to the Sudanese town where he was born and raised.
Allan Little investigates the sensitivities around Medjugorje, the Lourdes of Bosnia.
How is Romania coping with a healthcare system on the verge of collapse?
The controversy around Muslims converting to Christianity in the Arab World.
How is Madagascar coping with an economic crisis following the 2009 coup?
Will the economic crisis change Puerto Rico's uneasy relationship with the US?
Six months after the earthquake is life in Haiti improving?
Owen Bennett-Jones investigates the grievances that lie behind Pakistan's Taliban movement
Alpa Shah gains rare access to an Indian community controlled by the Maoist movement.
Can a controversial economic theory improve the lives of Peru's poorest?
Najlaa Abou Merhi investigates the taboos surrounding virginity across the Arab world.
Chris Bowlby asks if the economic crisis has killed the Euro dream for Ireland and Greece.
Steve O'Hagan reports on the explosive growth of Pentecostalism across Latin America.
Linda Pressly witnesses Mongolia's 'deep freeze' which has devastated much of the country.
Angus Crawford reports on efforts to rescue vulnerable girls in Tajikistan.
Hugh Levinson hears the best of Officer Jay Chiarito-Mazarrella's Street Stories.
Tim Whewell investigates the causes of a horrific spate of child sacrifices in Uganda.
Can the government and army that won the war in Sri Lanka now win the peace?
Andrew Brown tries to find out if the rural heart of Sweden lives on in the modern age.
Lucy Ash asks if the authorities can end the rule of gangs and guns in Rio de Janeiro.
Alan Johnston returns to the West Bank town of Nablus to see how life has changed there.
An ex-heroin dealer returns to the mountain hideout where he received drugs rehabilitation
Investigating the sixth trial of a black man over the murder of four people in Mississippi