Series focusing on foreign affairs issues.
Claire Read introduces her special series about the impact of one day of the Afghan war.
Thu 16 May 2019
In 2009, Mennonite women in a far-flung Bolivian colony reported mass rape.
Thu 9 May 2019
The dangers of flying in the great wilderness of the Brazilian rainforest.
Thu 2 May 2019
How does a lonely, Spanish shepherd find love when single women have left for the city?
Thu 25 Apr 2019
Thousands of Bangladeshi addicts are hooked on Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine
Thu 18 Apr 2019
Can the treasures lost when Brazil's National Museum burnt down be salvaged or replaced?
Thu 11 Apr 2019
For some in Poland the Cursed Soldiers are national heroes; for others they are murderers.
Thu 4 Apr 2019
Hunting western paedophiles is a priority for a new police unit in Nepal.
Thu 28 Mar 2019
Tensions are rising on Ukraine's western border
Thu 17 Jan 2019
Elderly pensioners in Japan commit petty crimes so that they can be sent to prison.
Thu 10 Jan 2019
Old enemies Serbia and Kosovo discuss what for some is unthinkable - an ethnic land swap.
Thu 3 Jan 2019
How one boy’s dream was cut short by the beautiful game’s ugly prejudice in Brazil.
Thu 27 Dec 2018
Two British firefighters revisit the scene of Armenia's devastating earthquake in 1988.
Thu 20 Dec 2018
How home DNA testing kits are revealing more than some people bargained for.
Thu 13 Dec 2018
The BBC gains rare access to a region of China where Muslims are being held without trial.
Thu 6 Dec 2018
An investigation into repression in Burundi, one of Africa's most secretive countries.
Thu 29 Nov 2018
Locked up for renting out their wombs, mothers in Cambodia must make an agonising choice.
Thu 22 Nov 2018
Nigerian patients held in hospital because they can’t pay their medical bills.
Thu 20 Sep 2018
Simon Cox investigates a new far right youth organisation in Europe, Generation Identity.
Thu 13 Sep 2018
The dark secrets of Chile's Catholic Church.
Thu 6 Sep 2018
Nevada's legal sex trade faces a campaign for reform.
Thu 30 Aug 2018
'He was using prisoners like oxen' - an ex-convict recalls life on a Ugandan prison farm.
Thu 23 Aug 2018
A life in limbo for two Britons. Not wanted in the UK and not wanted in Jamaica.
Thu 16 Aug 2018
The crop that has put women on top in Zanzibar.
Thu 9 Aug 2018
Aurelia Brouwers had mental illness - when she died from euthanasia in Holland she was 29.
Thu 2 Aug 2018
Norway's child protection system under scrutiny once again after expert's conviction.
Thu 26 Jul 2018
Why does South Korea have the lowest fertility rate in the world?
Thu 17 May 2018
Has Israel become less welcoming to African Jews?
Thu 10 May 2018
How a small rural school could help China achieve its World Cup dream.
Thu 3 May 2018
How a Soviet era business model is still working in Minsk - and exporting worldwide.
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