Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"The Islam of Timbuktu was taken hostage"
Austerity programmes, lay-offs and debt mean poverty is rising as people struggle to meet their basic needs.
01 Feb 2013 12:55 GMT | US & Canada, Portugal, United States
Portugal's prime minister has been criticised for suggesting that unemployed youth leave the country to find work.
31 Dec 2011 10:25 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde
From the fiction of Nollywood to the reality of Nigerian politics, movie star Kate Henshaw wants to make a difference.
Arts & Culture, Africa, Nigeria
We look at the micro-blogging site and how it has changed the way breaking news is reported.
Media, United States, Twitter
People & Power investigates South Korea's disturbing rise in suicides, particularly among the elderly.
Health, Asia, South Korea
We explore how US foreign policy in the Middle East is driving the media's negative portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.
Media, Middle East, US