Behind stock images of a region trapped in chaos, economies are growing and governance is improving, politician says.
30 Oct 2011 09:57 GMT | Politics, China, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
We examine how the country fell into economic crisis and ask why nothing is being done to stop Venezuela's slide.
Business & Economy, Venezuela, Latin America
People and Power investigates the growing global phenomenon of organised begging.
Poverty, Philippines, Sweden
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
Haunted by his decision not to intervene as civilians were killed, a former UN commander returns to Croatia 20 years on.