Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
A young doctor’s death shakes the Communist Party.
Celia Hatton and guests discuss China's pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060.
How have China's relations with other countries changed since the arrival of the virus?
Has the Covid-19 epidemic weakened or strengthened the grip of China’s Communist Party?
Isabel Hilton reports from China on the current boom in museum building.
Maria Margaronis explores the divided history of Cyprus, as a new settlement awaits.
Elif Shafak visits an Istanbul bookshop to see if modern Turkey is present on its shelves.
John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran.
Roger begins his tour of Chinese museums in Shanghai, with a visit to an opera museum.
The oil crisis of the 1950s led to the overthrow of a democratically elected government.
Roger continues his journey through Shanghai, visiting a bank museum and a tobacco museum.
The fall of the Shah led to the creation of the world's first Islamic republic.
Agony aunt Irma Kurtz talks to her Indian counterpart Bachi Kakaria about Indian agony.
Sickness strikes the government even as it tries to reassure people
BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson reflects on recent events in Iran.
Iran is now calling the shots in Iraq. How did the clerics outmanoeuvre the US?
What power does Iran's Revolutionary Guard wield and what will they do now?
Simon Schama considers Israel's troubled life, its achievements and possible future.
Kamin Mohammadi says life under an authoritarian regime is lived more creatively.
The notoriety of Kuwait, Riyadh and Baghdad due to the Gulf War and beyond.
Historian Priya Atwal explores the global pitfalls in telling textbook national history.
20 years on John McCarthy returns to Lebanon, in search of signs of the Arab spring.
Rana Mitter explores how China is making the case for its model of government.
After nine years of civil war, Jeremy Bowen explores the balance of power in Syria.
From Nepal to Kenya via Stonehenge, Miles Warde discovers the power of roads.
The moment Israel declared its independence, recalled by the last two surviving witnesses.
Sam Merry explores his great-grandmother's move from India to Mansfield over 100 years ago
Dr Mukulika Banerjee learns about the processes involved in an Indian general election.
Historian Priya Atwal explores the global pitfalls in telling textbook national history