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Gabriel Gatehouse aboard a rescue ship searching for migrants in the Mediterranean
Are there more productive ways of dealing with ugly attitudes to ageing?
The tiny libraries dotting the New Zealand countryside providing books for local readers
The ordinary Italians coping with the Mediterranean migrant crisis
President Obama talks about the US and Africa, Britain leaving the EU and US gun laws
Why is Africa’s biggest provider of energy unable to keep the lights on?
The history of salt from the production of artisan salts to its role in our diet
The booming and lucrative business of multinational companies suing governments
India’s Parsi population is declining. Can Parsis be persuaded to make more babies?
An exploration into the diverse history of Salt
Jazz pianist Horace Parlan relfects on his life in jazz from his Danish care-home
A sister’s story of loss - and hope – in the aftermath of the downing of MH17.
Izzat Majeed could have retired quietly, but instead he formed the Sachal Jazz Ensemble.
London's East End is rapidly changing. How can residents preserve their local community?
Deradicalising young Moslems in Denmark – is the Aarhus Model working?
The world of head-hunting, looking for high-profile candidates for prestigious positions
How emigration, low birth rate and early deaths mean a demographic time-bomb for Ukraine
This NATO nation has readied for war – but fears being undermined from within.
German comedian Henning Wehn explores the growing use of ELF – English as a lingua franca
What exactly is Interpol and how does it function?
The impact of WW1 on the political landscape of the Middle East
How did a billion dollars mysteriously disappear from banks in Moldova?
Exploring the themes of place and contested space amongst South Africa's literary talent
How did the collapse of East Germany shape Putin's career and behaviour today?
The real and reel history of the classic American Western The Searchers
The suspicious death of a prosecutor who accused Argentina's government of a cover-up
A picture of South Africa as seen by a new generation of writers and poets
The business of acquiring and selling dead bodies for medical research and science
The run-down area of Istanbul standing against Erdogan’s bid for more power
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