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  1. 01/01/2015

    Investigations and journeys into the heart of global events from BBC correspondents.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2015

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  2. Abdi and the Golden Ticket

    Assignment follows Abdi Nor, one of the winners of the US green card lottery

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2014

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  3. The Knights of New Russia

    The Russian volunteers fighting in eastern Ukraine for their dreams of empires past

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2014

  4. Washington Redskins

    A popular American football team is under pressure to change a name many say is racist

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2014

  5. The World’s Most Dangerous Hospital

    Human rights violations uncovered in Guatemala’s hospital for the mentally ill

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2014

  6. Searching for Annie in Liberia

    The devastating impact of Ebola on the people in Monrovia, the Liberian capital

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2014

  7. Hunting the Taliban

    In Pakistan’s port city Karachi, police are fighting a desperate war against the Taliban

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2014

  8. Power, Politics and Shakespeare in Uzbekistan

    Islam Karimov Jr, the Uzbek president’s grandson on the feud that's torn his family apart

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2014

  9. Iran's Gay Refugees

    The Iranian gay and lesbian people forced to flee or face pressure to change their gender

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2014

  10. Switzerland: Stolen Childhoods

    The stories of survivors who lived as child labourers in Switzerland

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2014

  11. Ireland’s Forced Labour Survivors

    Survivors of forced labour in Ireland are demanding answers from the church and the state

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2014

  12. Libya: Last Stand Against Jihad?

    Is Libya becoming a failed state, three years after the fall of Col Gaddafi?

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2014

  13. Kosovo’s Jihadis

    The rise of Islamic extremism in Kosovo, one of Europe's most pro-American states

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2014

  14. Man Bites Dog in Denmark

    What does the Hot Dog tell us about Denmark?

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

  15. Inside the Ebola Lockdown

    Will a three-day ‘lock down’ be effective in the fight to contain Ebola in Sierra Leone?

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

  16. Ivory Coast's School for Husbands

    Teaching heads of the household family planning and pre-natal care

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

  17. America's New Bedlam

    The disturbing phenomenon of the mentally ill prisoners held in US jails and prisons

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

  18. A Song for Spanish Miners

    Santa Bárbara Bendita - the song that helps Spain's miners face the uncertain times ahead

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

  19. Guatemala’s Addicts Behind Bars

    How effective are drug rehabilitation centres run by Guatemala's Pentecostal churches?

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

  20. Goodbye Ireland, Goodbye Gaelic Football

    The struggle to keep alive the game that is the heart of Ireland's identity

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

  21. Chasing China's Doomsday Cult

    Carrie Gracie travels to China in search of a secretive cult and its terrified victims

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

  22. Crimea: Paradise Regained

    A holiday in the newly annexed peninsula has become every Russian's patriotic duty

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2014

  23. Fearless Women in Turkish Kurdistan

    The dynamic women in Turkish Kurdistan who are defining the future

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

  24. Tornado: Hide and Seek

    What do you do when a twisting funnel drops from the sky with winds of up to 500km/h?

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2014

  25. Kentucky learns to love Obamacare

    How Obamacare is changing lives in Kentucky, even as opposition continues

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2014

  26. Nigeria Undercover

    What is it like to live with the threat of Boko Haram and the Nigerian military?

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2014

  27. Shaking Hands with the Enemy

    The dilemmas faced by charities trying to help people in areas run by militant groups

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2014

  28. Over the Hill in Silicon Valley

    The median age in many Silicon Valley tech firms is 29. Is Silicon Valley ageist?

    First broadcast: 26 Jun 2014

  29. Has Everest Lost its Soul?

    The families who depend on Mt Everest for their livelihoods

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2014

  30. South Korea: Sex in the Sunset Years

    Why are some older South Korean women turning to prostitution?

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2014

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