How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
Empire asks if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.
27 Oct 2014 13:08 GMT
Politics, US & Canada, United Kingdom, United States, Islam
Empire examines the rise and role of the new oligarchs and the decline of democracy in the United States and beyond.
24 May 2014 12:18 GMT
Caught between competing powers to the West and East, how can Africa emerge from the race for its riches?
27 Jul 2014 20:02 GMT
Empire examines the allure of Brand America as American soft power continues to be unrivalled anywhere in the world.
27 Dec 2014 12:20 GMT
Empire goes to Washington DC to demystify the relationship between political power and the media in the US.
01 Dec 2014 08:19 GMT
Twenty-five years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, why is European democracy in flux?
05 Oct 2014 19:21 GMT
Empire examines old and new forces dominating the political scene after the Arab revolutions.
05 Jul 2014 14:07 GMT
Drumming her way to fame at a renowned Chinese music school, Deqi tries to balance ambition with being a seven-year-old.
Can perpetrators of violence against women play a role in preventing it and to what extent can early intervention help?
What message will concessions send to protest groups across Europe looking to Athens as an example?
From Democracy to the Market - we examine the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
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
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?