Fleeing Syria

Bombed out of their homes and fired at by government troops, over a million Syrians have fled their country to seek refuge abroad. Over 70,000 have died in the conflict. Now more gruesome figures have emerged - hundreds have drowned in an attempt to reach Europe and thousands have been detained in Greek jails. Sue Lloyd-Roberts asks whether this is an acceptable response to a humanitarian crisis.

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Sun 9 Jun 2013 22:30 GMT

Going hungry in Venezuela

Supermarket shelves

The BBC's Vladimir Hernandez on Venezuela's failure to get food on people's tables.

House of horrors

Red House

The house where the Philippines' forgotten 'comfort women' were held.

Disabled and Displaced

(L) Syrian refugee Moead and BBC correspondent Nikki Fox (R)

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Killing the Ganges


Can the poisoned river be saved?