Nigeria, the USA, Spain, Lebanon, Syria and Chile

Pascale Harter introduces reports from correspondents and writers across the world.

In Nigeria, Will Ross speaks to a teenage mother who feared her baby would be taken for adoption against her will.

Justin Rowlatt walks down the Strip in Las Vegas and compares its fortunes to Macau - a gambling hot spot in China.

In Valencia, Spain, Paul Mason finds out what happens when the local government fails to pay its bills. He visits a pharmacy that is running low on medicine.

In Lebanon, amidst power cuts and concerns over the conflict in neighbouring Syria, Georgia Paterson-Dargham seeks retail therapy.

On the border with Turkey and Syria, Sarah Birke listens to poetry composed by a fighter opposed to President Assad's regime.

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Sun 30 Sep 2012 19:05 GMT

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