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Albania’s Iranian guests
Who are Albania’s Iranian guests?
Silence would be treason
The last prison writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa in the run-up to his execution
Hunting Syria's war criminals
Imagine walking down a street in a European capital and meeting your torturer
World of Wisdom: Feeling used
Can developing self-love mean we need less appreciation from others?
China's Zero-Covid Dilemma
Ros Atkins looks at why China is still pursuing a strict zero-Covid strategy
Coronavirus: Family arguments
What happens if you disagree with your relatives on Covid vaccines?
Music that survived the Nazis: Part one
The wealth of music during the Nazi era including secret sessions by Jewish musicians
Women Building Peace: Afghanistan
A female student in Afghanistan speaks to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Fighting tobacco in Zambia
The story of Brenda Chitindi's efforts to introduce a Tobacco Control Bill in Zambia
Hunting the darknet dealers
The high stakes cat and mouse game between police and darknet drug dealers
World of Wisdom: Judging ourselves harshly
Can we learn to let go of negative thoughts that are bringing us down?
The rising cost of living
Ros Atkins explains why everyday essential items are costing more now
Women in Ukraine and Russia
We speak to women in Kyiv and Moscow about tensions between Russia and Ukraine
Music that survived the Nazis: Part two
How music was kept alive by Jewish musicians in the camps and ghettos of Nazi Europe
Women building peace: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Can lessons from past atrocities help resolve the current political crisis?
Pakistan's long game
Owen Bennett-Jones examines the long game Pakistan played in the US defeat in Afghanistan
Dangerous liaisons in Sinaloa
The impact of Mexican 'narco cultura' on the women of Sinaloa
World of Wisdom:The passion for life
When we seem to have lost some of the passion for life, how do we re-engage?
Joe Rogan, Spotify and Covid
Ros Atkins looks at the Spotify misinformation controversy
The Winter Olympics
Who hear from two skiers from Peru and Lebanon who will be competing in Beijing.
Women building peace: Ethiopia
The challenges of helping communities caught in Ethiopia's brutal war
Why young people are having less sex than previous generations
Ukraine’s frontline bakery revisited
Lucy Ash catches up with a warzone bakery comforting people in an east Ukrainian town
World Wide Waves '22: The sounds of community radio
Radio stations around the world keeping traditions alive
Nato’s role in the Ukraine crisis
Ros Atkins looks at the western military alliance’s influence in global politics
World of Wisdom: Regrets
Have you ever looked back at your past and thought – I wish I hadn’t done that?
Coronavirus: Protesting truckers
We hear from people impacted by the truckers' protest in Ottawa
Women building peace: Colombia
Has the 2016 peace accord delivered on its promises to help women?
The complex web designs manipulating us to click, buy or subscribe
Italy’s hidden sins
How Italy has failed to confront the scourge of clerical sex abuse
Word of Wisdom: Overcoming betrayal
When someone we trust betrays us, the feelings can be corrosive. How might we move on?
Journalists in Mexico
Reporting in one of the world’s most violent countries
How people were hired to work for a successful design agency but the whole thing was fake
The billion dollar subscription scam industry
World of Wisdom: Self-confidence
Can self-love help us to believe in ourselves more and trust our own abilities?
We hear ordinary Ukrainians as they prepare for war and try to live as normal
Inside the world's biggest humanitarian warehouse
The men and women helping to run Unicef's central distribution hub in Copenhagen
The shutdown: Misinformation
India has been responsible for more shutdowns each year than any other country. Why?
India's living dead
Lal Bihari - the farmer who discovered he was dead when he was very much alive
Surviving in Ukraine
Living under attack in Kherson, Kharkiv and Kyiv
World of Wisdom: Living with losing the one you love
How do we overcome the feelings of guilt and grief that can arise when a loved one dies?
The shutdown: Elections
Why do internet shut downs happen during elections and what is the impact on democracy?
Tough Love’ in San Francisco
A lethal drugs crisis is changing politics in one of America’s most permissive cities
World of Wisdom: Changing expectations
How do we learn to adapt when life does not turn out the way we planned?
Welcoming Ukraine's refugees
The UN says war in Ukraine has created Europe's fasting growing refugee crisis since WW2
Understanding North Korea and the Kim dynasty
How the Kim family shaped one of the world’s most secretive countries
Bougainville's long road to independence
Is the Pacific island of Bougainville ready to become the world's newest country?
The Shutdown: Conflict
Why do governments shut down the internet during times of conflict?
The fate of Russia’s soldiers
Tim Whewell follows the story of a Russian prisoner of war in Ukraine
Relationships with mothers
How do we find peace with our mothers when we have a difficult relationship with them?
Understanding the rise of Boko Haram
How the militant Islamic group took hold in northern Nigeria
Why are we having less sex?
Author Jerry Barnett investigates the recent decline in sex in the western world
Heartbeats, abortion and Texas
The impact of the most restrictive abortion law in the United States
Counting them in
On the war's 40th anniversary, Mike Wooldridge reports on life in the Falklands today
World of Wisdom: Guilt
How do we deal with a nagging sensation of guilt?
Destroying Ukrainian history
How major news stories are affecting the lives of people around the world
Understanding relations between Taiwan and China
Why is Taiwanese reunification so important to China?
The house that Viktor built
Viktor Orban and the war in Ukraine. How dangerous is it for him and for Hungary?
Life's big questions
What are the big mysteries that people want to understand about life?
Understanding the power that Saudi Arabia wields
How has the Saudi royal family maintained strong worldwide influence in spite of critics?
Talking to Ukraine's children
As the fighting in Ukraine continues, we hear about the psychological effects of war
A coastal town in fear of the sea
Three fatal shark attacks have changed the remote, ocean-loving community of Esperance
Dying to hunt in France
A string of fatal accidents have turned hunting into a hot topic in the French elections
Understanding South Africa’s continuing quest for equality
Why has the post-apartheid dream of a "Rainbow Nation" not been easy to realise?
The shadow of Algiers
Stories from France’s troubled history with Algeria and why they still matter today
We hear from people who have given up their time to help Ukrainian refugees
Healing with fire on koala country
In the land of the Yuin people, cultural burning is being reintroduced to revitalise land
Russia's unwelcome new exiles
Thousands of Russians fled to Georgia following the invasion of Ukraine
Understanding the long history between Russia and Ukraine
What has bound Russia and Ukraine together, and what has pulled them apart?
Who killed my grandfather?
The unsolved murder of Yemen’s former foreign minister, Mohamed Noman, in 1974
Saving Ukraine's children
We hear from people in Ukraine working to evacuate orphaned children from conflict zones
Saving our species
Could paying farmers to conserve nature help save Australia’s unique wildlife?
Myanmar: Fighting the might of the junta
A mother and a student have sacrificed everything to join a fight for Myanmar's future
Delve into the weird and wonderful world of your genes with Dr Kat Arney
We hear the experiences of three Ukrainian journalists who have been reporting on the war
Hidden Sport: Dambe boxing
Why a centuries-old combat sport means so much to Nigeria's Hausa community
Shifting Cultures: From paddock to plate
The sisters embracing the environment, and sustainability into Australia's cattle farming
The accordion wars of Lesotho
Why has accordion music led to the killing of so many in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho?
Hidden Sport: Korfball
The fast-paced sport of korfball, which claims to be a fully gender-equal team sport
Zelensky: The making of a president
From political novice to Ukraine’s wartime leader - a profile of President Zelensky
War on truth: Ukraine
What is fake, what is real? Stories from the information war over Ukraine
What are the challenges of continuing your education during a war?
The Grand Egyptian Museum
Jonathan Glancey travels to Cairo to report on a truly remarkable construction project
Mexico: The Yaqui fight back
Resistance and division among Mexico’s indigenous Yaqui people
Ukraine mine clearance
Three Ukrainian women go to Kosovo to learn how to defuse bombs and help their country
Hidden Sport: Drone racing
Kim Tserkezie soars into the skies with the drone racers
Grenada: Confronting the past
Laura Trevelyan discovers her family’s connection to the slave trade in Grenada
Don't log off: Daria, love and war
Daria in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, talks to Alan Dein about unexpectedly finding love at war
Cambodia: Returning the gods
Cambodia wants its gods - stolen statues - returned from western museums and collectors
Hidden Sport: Switch
A sport bridging generational divides in West London
Abortion in the US
Women share experiences of undergoing and performing abortions
Billionaire ball game
How the super-rich bought English football
Escape from the Taliban
Sana Safi follows the stories of Afghan women judges trying to escape the Taliban.
Don't log off: Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Alan Dein talks to Anna, Verena and Roman and hears how their lives have been blown away
Love-bombing Estonia’s Russian speakers
Can music and culture help unite Estonia?
The Buffalo shooting
Residents and hosts on US black-owned radio stations reflect on a mass shooting
The advertising trap
Digital advertising has taken over the world. But is it all based on smoke and mirrors?
How can we live an ethical life?
Philosopher Peter Singer on how to live a moral life
The other side of death row
What affect does having a relative facing execution have on families of the condemned?
Don't log off: People are alike all over
Alan Dein talks to anyone, anywhere about their lives and their world
When rape becomes a crime
Are tougher sentences for rapists in Senegal deterring sexual violence against women?