How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
Retracing Marco Polo's journey through the heartland of China - from mighty Beijing to the City of Heaven.
12 Sep 2014 14:08 GMT
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
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?
What can Marco Polo's epic 13th century travels teach us about relations between East and West - then and now?
Arts & Culture
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?