Voices

A pilot's dream to build India's first homemade plane

Pilot Amol Yadav's built an aircraft at home, then landed a $5.4bn contract to set up factory to manufacture aircraft.

Can a homemade plane revolutionise manufacturing in India?

Voices

Nigeria's Islamic schools offer hope to the destitute

Religious schools reign in Nigeria's most populous state as many students can't afford private learning centres.

In Nigeria's Kano, Islamic schools provide affordable education

Voices

Justice by scooter: Amman's famed female crime reporter

Journalist working to end violence against women on why she has hope, having spent decades supporting gender equality.

Rana Husseini: The veteran reporter battling 'honour killings'

Voices

Italy's crumbling cliff-top town on brink of survival

Thousands of tourists flock to town as residents, politicians and artists seek UNESCO World Heritage protection status.

Civita di Bagnoregio: Race on to save 'dying town' of 12 people

Voices

Zimbabwe's crocodile industry rises against the tide

Reptile industry hopes to capitalise on new President Emmerson Mnangagwa's promise to ease business restrictions.

Zimbabwe's crocodile industry rises against the tide

Voices

Have you heard the one about the Syrian refugee?

Using stand-up comedy as a way to address stereotypes, a group in Istanbul finds humour in bleak experiences.

The Syrian refugee comedians of Istanbul breaking stereotypes

Voices

Senegal's women-run radio stations broadcast for peace

Female reporters in Senegal's Casamance region break the communication barriers between opposing sides.

Senegal's women-run radio stations broadcast for peace

Voices

Revolver Granny: India's 86-year-old sharpshooter

Chandro Tomar, the country's oldest sharpshooter who has won dozens of championships, now teaches young people.

Revolver Dadi: India's 86-year-old sharpshooter

Voices

Meet the couple bringing Earthships to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Built from tyres, bottles and cans, Earthships are bringing life back to island devastated by last year's deadly storms.

Meet the couple bringing Earthships to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Voices

From life-threatening refugee boats to canal cruises in Amsterdam

A Dutch artist rescued migrant ships in Lampedusa, turned them into canal boats and employed refugees to run tours.

From life-threatening refugee boats to canal cruises in Amsterdam

Voices

Nigeria fashion finds a market at home and abroad

Young clothing designers are taking the West African nation by storm as clients near and far seek out their styles.

Nigeria fashion finds a market at home and abroad

Voices

Welcome to El Salvador's coffin-making town

Welcome to the small town where residents abandoned traditional industries to turn a profit in the funeral business.

Jucuapa: The coffin-making town in El Salvador

Voices

Kashmir's religious harmony a lesson in troubled times

In violence-prone Kashmir, groups band together regardless of religion, despite tensions in India.

Kashmir's religious harmony a lesson in troubled times