Many of New York's residents were born overseas. How did they react to Hurricane Sandy?
Why is President Obama struggling to rekindle the enthusiasm he generated four years ago?
Millions of us use this gesture but where does this everyday ritual come from?
Reporting Rakhine's unrest: tough challenges for BBC Burmese and neighbouring Bengali
Morocco has so far avoided the Arab Spring. How much is that due to its revered King?
YAWS disease in Congo, why phone Apps can't beat malaria and why a good boss feels guilt
Why did BBC World Service commission The Why Factor?
Economists at Ireland's Kilkenomics festival discuss those behind the financial crisis.
Bitter partisanship is poisoning Western politics, so what is the way forward?
Harriett Gilbert talks to author Paul Auster about his New York Trilogy.
Sunday 4 November 2012