The government in Bahrain says it wants to mend its ways, but can it?
A new wave of explorers are racing to be next to reach the bottom if the Mariana Trench.
Two years after an earthquake hit Haiti, 500,000 people are still living in tents.
Can changing things on the football pitch really change Dagestan's politics?
Susan Watts looks at whether brain-enhancing drugs can actually make you smarter.
Are the Brazilian authorities beginning to turn around the destruction of the rainforest?
David Shukman explores the extraordinary engineering behind Britain's giant wind turbines.
Robert Hall meets people who served on the Arctic convoys between 1941 and 1945.
In Europe the power of Christian ritual is waning. Robert Pigott reports.
Natalia Antelava investigates the roots of child abuse and neglect in the United States.
Bishop Okiring School in Kenya boasts world-class athletes among its former pupils.
Chris Rogers uncovers disturbing evidence of violence against children in Uganda.
A look at the Warwick in Africa programme - bringing teachers from the UK to South Africa.
Central American migrants heading north to the United States fear that they are in danger.
Paul Mason travels down the same road as John Steinbeck's migrants in The Grapes of Wrath.
The New York Police Department and the FBI fight terrorism in the city.
Laura Trevelyan meets three New Yorkers all affected in different ways by 9/11.
David Shukman discovers how thousands of people became ill from toxic dust after 9/11.
Paul Mason visits Manila to find out if we have to learn to live with slums.
An in-depth look at Gorbachev's role in his country's emergence out of Soviet communism.
In Barcelona, Steve Smith looks at the declining interest in bullfighting.
Ten years after the race riots, Oldham's government tries to bring communities together.
James Reynolds profiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran's Supreme Leader.
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A UN project in northern Uganda aims to end the region's long-term dependency on aid.
Sue Lloyd-Roberts goes undercover in Syria to find out about life under Assad's rule.
Tim Whewell assesses some of the knock-on effects of the Egyptian revolution.
China pollutes more than any other country, but now the government wants to go green.
High in the mountains of Georgia, campaigners say there is an ecological disaster.