As a critic of President Duterte, her arrest this year was seen as politically motivated. Read more
Maria Ressa: The Filipino-American journalist combating fake news
As a critic of President Duterte, her arrest this year was seen as politically motivated.
Afghan Star 2: Music, tradition and the Taliban
Talent show finalist Zahra Elham and the musicians defying the Taliban
Why Woodstock still matters
On its 50th anniversary, we explore the social impact of the legendary Woodstock Festival
Lethal Force in Rio’s Favelas
Brazil’s party capital, Rio de Janeiro, is witnessing a killing spree.
Museum of Lost Objects: The fire that scorched Brazil’s history
Inside the ruin of Brazil’s National Museum – and the struggle to revive it
Michelle Bachelet: Chile's first female president
How Michelle Bachelet rose to be the first woman to serve as president of Chile
Detours 1: Doctor Fake News
Medical student Elena ran out of money, so she started writing fake stories for cash
Detours 2: Where the homeless elephants go
Wild elephants surround a village in Assam, India. And they’re hungry
Detours 3: Eighteen Greeks a week
Dead bodies travel along mountain passes for cremation in another country
Detours 4: Imran is stateless
Imran fled violence in Myanmar – now he is in detention in Papua New Guinea
Detours 5: The last cola in the desert
A Costa Rican city is an unexpected home for people in search of a better life in the US
Marawi: The story of the Philippines’ Lost City
The Philippine city that was besieged by Islamic State supporters
Robert Mugabe: A life
Audrey Brown looks back at the life of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe
What does life sound like for someone whose hearing has suddenly changed?
Colombia’s kamikaze cyclists
Precipitous mountain roads, specially-modified bikes, and deadly consequences.
Living with leprosy
Aleks Krotoski on the history of leprosy and its stigma.
The bitter song of the hazelnut
Long hours, little pay, for the workers who pick Turkey's hazelnuts.
World War Two: The economic battle
How the countries involved in WW2 fought to feed their people and fund their armies
The imam and the artist
Searching for justice for South Africa’s Imam Abdullah Haron who spoke against apartheid
Chile’s Stolen Babies
A Chilean man - adopted at birth - searches for the mother forced to give him up
America's child brides
In America children can get married legally in most states. Jane O'Brien investigates
How to buy your own country
The winners and losers from the booming global citizenship trade
Undercover with the clerics: Iraq’s secret sex trade
The clerics facilitating so-called ‘pleasure marriages’ in return for payment
Passport to paradise
In Vanuatu, a tiny Pacific Island Nation, a controversial passport scheme is a concern
Translating for mum and dad
Meet the children who help their immigrant parents navigate life in the UK by translating
Nigeria: sex for grades
University professors sexually harassing and blackmailing female students in Nigeria
Cuba's digital revolution
Cubans are getting online – so how is the internet transforming this communist country?
Meet the inspirational supersisters on whose shoulders today's female sport stars stand
My personal history of sormeh
Black eye eyeliner is more than just make-up. It's a symbol of the power of Persian women
The Gospel of Wealth
Gordon Brown meets billionaires inspired by the great philanthropist Andrew Carnegie
Argentina’s ‘white gold’ rush
Are lithium-powered electric vehicles as ‘green’ as we think they are?