Lucy Ash meets the young Russians taking death-defying photos to gain internet fame.
Russia's Extreme Selfie Daredevils
Brazil's modern-day Captains of the Sands
A Brazilian novel about street children written 80 years ago still resonates today.
Hong Kong's Secret Dwellings
The hidden lives of the thousands of people who live on industrial sites in Hong Kong.
Coming Out of the Shadows in Kenya
In Kenya home-grown activists are helping intersex people come out into the open.
Cuba's Cancer Revolution
In a revolutionary first, one of Cuba's cancer treatments gets a US drug trial.
Wives Wanted in the Faroes
Men in the Faroe Islands are having to look far beyond their shores for marriage.
Living with the Dead
Some Indonesians live alongside dead family members for years.
Elephants, Politics and Sri Lanka
Religiously and politically potent, Sri Lankan elephants are killing more and more humans.
Banishing America's 'Bad Hombres'
Lucy Ash asks how a ruthless street gang is affecting the immigration debate in the US.
Inside Transgender Pakistan
Pakistan's Hijra, or third gender, community shun a new emerging transgender identity.
Last Call from Aleppo
In besieged East Aleppo, a terrified mother of three makes one last desperate phone call.
Romania's Webcam Boom
Inside Romania's live web-camming world - the engine of the online sex industry.
Abkhazia - a Land Forgotten
Tim Whewell travels to remote Abkhazia where the price of statehood is deep isolation.
The Sailors of Sevastopol
Sevastopol - home to Russia's Black Sea fleet and source of international tensions.
Abdi in America
A young Somali refugee tries to live the American dream.
Bulgaria on a Cliff Edge
What's it like to live in the country with the fastest-shrinking population in the world?
Starting from Scratch in Uganda
How do you make a new home in the African bush with a machete, rope and plastic?
Panama's Vanishing Islands
Panama's idyllic islands are threatened by a rising sea, but one community has a plan.
The Tula Toli Massacre
The chilling story of a massacre of Rohingya muslims in a small village in Myanmar.
Pride, Passion and Palestinian Horses
A love for Arabian horses unites Israelis and Palestinians.
The Lost Children of Isis
Searching for the captive children still lost after the retreat of so-called Islamic State
Daphne and the Two Maltas
A brutal killing, an unsolved murder and the divided island of Malta.
33 Ways to Dispel a Chinese Mistress
Ed Butler explores an unusual new industry that has taken hold in some of China's cities.
Taming the Pilcomayo
A journey up the 'suicidal' Pilcomayo river that separates Paraguay from Argentina.
Black and Proud in Brazil
How black Brazilians are asserting their rights thanks to a controversial education law.
Ukraine's Frontline Bakery
How one bakery is bringing a hope of normality to war-torn east Ukraine.
Sweden's Child Migrant Mystery
An investigation into the mystery illness affecting child migrants in Sweden.
Digging Up the Past in Catalonia
Why is troubled Catalonia now opening up civil war mass graves?
Greece's Haven Hotel
How is the city of Athens finding homes for the thousands of refugees who live there?
The Child Saver of Mosul
One woman's mission to reunite families amid the rubble of Mosul.
The Mystery of Russia's Lost Jihadi Brides
How hundreds of Russian jihadi brides and their children vanished in Iraq.
Corruption Incorporated: The Odebrecht Story
The rise and fall of one of Brazil's top companies - built on a policy of bribery.
The Belarus Tractor Factory
How a Soviet era business model is still working in Minsk - and exporting worldwide.
China's World Cup Dreams
How a small rural school could help China achieve its World Cup dream.
Shades of Jewish in Israel
Has Israel become less welcoming to African Jews?
Not Making Babies in South Korea
Why does South Korea have the lowest fertility rate in the world?
Norway's Silent Scandal
Norway's child protection system under scrutiny once again after expert's conviction.
Euthanasia - Aurelia's Story
Aurelia Brouwers had mental illness - when she died from euthanasia in Holland she was 29.
Seaweed, Sex and Liberation in Zanzibar
The crop that has put women on top in Zanzibar.
'Gone to Foreign' from Jamaica
A life in limbo for two Britons. Not wanted in the UK and not wanted in Jamaica.
Uganda's Prison Farms
'He was using prisoners like oxen' - an ex-convict recalls life on a Ugandan prison farm.
Nevada's Brothels Face the Axe
Nevada's legal sex trade faces a campaign for reform.
Chile - Sexual Abuse, Secrets and Lies
The dark secrets of Chile's Catholic Church.
Simon Cox investigates a new far right youth organisation in Europe, Generation Identity.
Nigeria's Patient 'Prisoners'
Nigerian patients held in hospital because they can’t pay their medical bills.
A Stark Choice for Cambodia's Surrogates
Locked up for renting out their wombs, mothers in Cambodia must make an agonising choice.
Inside Burundi’s Killing Machine
An investigation into repression in Burundi, one of Africa's most secretive countries.
China's Hidden Camps
The BBC gains rare access to a region of China where Muslims are being held without trial.
DNA, Me and the Family Tree
How home DNA testing kits are revealing more than some people bargained for.
Armenia: Return to a Town That Died
Two British firefighters revisit the scene of Armenia's devastating earthquake in 1988.
The Brazilian Footballer Who Never Was
How one boy’s dream was cut short by the beautiful game’s ugly prejudice in Brazil.
Balkan Border Wars - Serbia and Kosovo
Old enemies Serbia and Kosovo discuss what for some is unthinkable - an ethnic land swap.
Japan's Elderly Crime Wave
Elderly pensioners in Japan commit petty crimes so that they can be sent to prison.
Unrest in Ukraine’s Little Hungary
Tensions are rising on Ukraine's western border
Nepal Fights Foreign Paedophiles
Hunting western paedophiles is a priority for a new police unit in Nepal.
Poland's Partisan Ghosts
For some in Poland the Cursed Soldiers are national heroes; for others they are murderers.
Restoring Brazil's National Treasure
Can the treasures lost when Brazil's National Museum burnt down be salvaged or replaced?
Bangladesh versus Yaba
Thousands of Bangladeshi addicts are hooked on Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine
Empty Spain and the Caravans of Love
How does a lonely, Spanish shepherd find love when single women have left for the city?
Abandoned in the Amazon
The dangers of flying in the great wilderness of the Brazilian rainforest.
Bolivia's Mennonites, Justice and Renewal
In 2009, Mennonite women in a far-flung Bolivian colony reported mass rape.