Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Ancient Peruvian technology to fix a water crisis
Retracing Marco Polo's journey through the heartland of China - from mighty Beijing to the City of Heaven.
China, Asia, History
Marco Polo's travels retraced - from the Pamir Mountains along the Silk Road to Xanadu and the kingdom of women.
05 Sep 2014 07:07 GMT
In Marco Polo's footsteps: from Venice to the Holy Land, through the Middle East to the home of the assassins of Alamut.
01 Sep 2014 14:42 GMT
We follow the rise of Malaysia's first professional female mixed martial artist as she faces the fight of her life.
What happens when private money is poured into secret research centres aimed at prolonging life and cheating death?
We explore the impact of our modern obsession with one of the world's oldest physical and spiritual practices.
What can Marco Polo's epic 13th century travels teach us about relations between East and West - then and now?
Arts & Culture
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia