A global sweep of some of the most powerful stories from the year
Meeting the people with a passion for flowers in a city of conflict
One night of terror at Dhaka's Holey Artisan Bakery in July 2016.
In the summer of 1967, thousands of hippies descended on San Francisco
One man’s extraordinary quest to find out what became of his home in Aleppo’s old town.
Futons and martial arts-trained police play a part in Japan's low gun crime
Many people rent out their homes or cars - in Japan some are now renting middle-aged men
The spiritual bond between the Sami people of northern Europe and the land, sea and air
The indoctrination of Japan’s World War Two suicide pilots told by the last survivors
How the Bamboo Club in Bristol, England, became a lifeline for a victimised community
Kati goes to meet her biological parents for the first time since she was abandoned
The US radio host who interviewed everyone from Bob Dylan to Martin Luther King
Many thousands of Polish people took a chance to escape Soviet gulags by joining an army
The practice of chhaupadi, in which menstruating women are isolated from community life
On the frontline with the female Kurdish fighters liberating Raqqa and themselves
Space probes Voyager One and Two still operating after 40 years in the depths of space
How thousands of Americans given life sentences as children now have a chance of freedom.
The local people of rainforests of Southe-ast Asia resisting destruction of their forests
A son uncovers his father's double-life as a CIA spy in a covert mission in 1960s Laos
The conflict in Kashmir told through the life and times of a burnt-out movie theatre
In besieged East Aleppo a terrified mother of three makes one last desperate phone call
We join the world’s cyclists on the gruelling Vuelta a Colombia race
Shahzeb Jillani explores Pakistan’s uneasy relationship with its violent history
How former Afghan child refugee Dr Waheed Arian is breaking medical boundaries
Donald Trump’s election win 8th November 2016 revisited - could he do it again in 2020?