The journey of a woman who travelled with other mothers to find her long-lost son
BBC World Service
Kainat Riaz was on her way to school with her friend Malala Yousafzai when she was shot
The young actress facing death threats for pursuing her dreams in Afghanistan
The Japanese police artist who draws pictures of unidentified tsunami victims.
Standing up for gay rights - why Jamaican Gareth Henry had to flee his home.
Her son Gary McKinnon faced extradition to the US, accused of computer hacking
How a hostage survived after the Russian authorities pumped gas into the theatre.
Danuta Walesa: the lonely housewife behind Poland's hero Lech
Is China's 'Eagle Dad' taking pushy parenting to extremes?
Aisha Omar Ahmed was settled in Europe, but returned to Somalia to re-open a hospital.
Abused at a Ghanaian prayer camp which claimed it could cure mental illness
Pippi Kruger: saved by her own cloned skin
The 14-year-old Pakistani blogger shot in the head by Taliban gunmen for going to school
From neo-Nazi to Christian pastor
Kofi Annan reflects on his 50 years in international diplomacy
In an extended edition of Outlook, Matthew Bannister talks to Kofi Annan.
The Kabul plastic surgeon who says demand for nose jobs and breast enhancements is growing
The medical staff forced to pick cotton in Uzbekistan
The Pakistani man whose moustache was declared 'un-Islamic' by the Taliban
The Iranian whose photo was mistaken for that of a student shot dead during a protest.