Jane Corbin travels across the Middle East to reveal the story of how the religion that shaped Western culture and history is in danger of disappearing in large parts of its ancient heartland.
Robert Peston examines the rise of Marine Le Pen and the Front National in the wake of France's economic stagnation.
A look at Japan as it faces a future in which the population will shrink by a third from a lack of reproducing.
Clinical Psychologist and addiction expert Professor John Marsden heads to Denver, Colorado, to assess the likely impact of cannabis legalization on a country already suffering an epidemic of teenage marijuana use.
Over 30 miners were shot dead by police as they protested outside a mine in August 2012. A day of disturbing allegations and shocking brutality.
The father of an RAF reservist killed in Basra examines the impact of the war.
Paul Mason investigates how Spain has become the latest casualty of the Eurozone crisis.
Cuba is a country in the middle of a capitalist revolution. Simon Reeve investigates.
A trip from Greece to Germany to find out how the Euro crisis has affected attitudes and monetary union.
Follow the lives of three people in rural China as their farming community is transformed.
The views of three Egyptian nationals in light of the `Arab Spring'.
Twenty years after the civil war in Sudan, young boys who fled their villages are in search for their families.
Baby trafficking in Spain.
Victim's families struggle and seek the truth about what happened to their loved ones who were killed in a bloody masacre in central Bangkok, Thailand.
How Italy's deadliest mafia survived so long in a country at the heart of Europe and what it will take to defeat it.
Immigration in Europe.
The flood ravaged Sindh province in Pakistan.
The fate of women kidnapped in Chechnya.
Investigating a resurgence of Stalinist sympathies in Russia.
The growing problem of gypsy children being forced into a life of crime.
Whether President Obama is on target to keep his climate-change promises.
Two psychics travel through the jungles of Vietnam in an attempt to help families of presumed-dead soldiers.
Children from across the globe experience the symbolic moment of transition from childhood to adulthood.
One of the many perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide is released from prison.
Saudi Arabia's rich and secretive royal family is under pressure after the recent rise in terrorist attacks in the country.
BBC correspondent Jim Muir investigates the death of a news photographer in a Tehran prison in June 2003.
China's disproportionate ratio of men to women.
France's controversial law banning religious symbols from schools provokes outrage from its large Muslim community.
Exploring the dangers North Korea poses to the rest of the world.
Scores of youths fight a running battle with police in a suburb of Sydney following the controversial death of an Aboriginal teenager.
Pharmaceutical companies turn to India to test new drugs before they are approved for use.
Dangerous terrorists reside in Israel's high-security prisons Beer She'eva and Hasharon.
The rise of sexual abstinence programmes in the United States.
Magic, murder and allegations of serial sexual abuse surround India's biggest guru, Sai Baba.
Tsunami rebuilding and the slow international response to the disaster.
American Muslims share their views on their country.
Investigating whether the playing field is level for black and white youngsters pursuing footballing careers in South Africa.
Bruce Harris infiltrates a paedophile porn ring and goes undercover as a customer in a child brothel in his efforts to stop the sexual exploitation of children in Costa Rica.
Illegal drug companies are selling fake medications to third world countries.
A new breed of conservationists declare war on wildlife traffickers.
People whose lives were defined or transformed by the famine in Ethiopia are revisited 20 years after a news story on their plight.
A new chief takes over the much-maligned Los Angeles Police Department.
Many police offices believe that the motorcycle club has become a sophisticated crime group.
Filmmakers follow 16 people on a single day to reveal the human stories behind conflicts taking place from Laos to the Black Sea.