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10 September 2009: Egypt
Magdi Abdelhadi reported from Egypt where now that President Mubarak has turned 81 years old Egyptians are considering how they will be governed once he has gone.
3 September 2009: Gangland in Paradise
Bill Law told the story of young gangsters, exploiting legal loopholes to build a multi-billion dollar illicit drugs industry in Vancouver with business savvy and bullets.
27 August 2009: Bihar
David Goldblatt reported from a small town in the Indian state of Bihar that has turned into something of an academic hothouse.
20 August 2009: Afghanistan
Lyse Doucet reported from Afghanistan on the US-led international forces efforts to adopt a new counterinsurgency strategy.
13 August 2009: VenIran
What can a Shiite Middle Eastern theocracy share with a socialist, salsa-loving Latin American nation? Linda Pressly reported from Venezuela.
6 August 2009: Southern Sudan
Grant Ferrett travelled to Southern Sudan to investigate claims that Africa's biggest nation is sliding back to civil war.
30 July 2009: Journey without Maps
Humphrey Hawksley went on a journey across Sierra Leone and Liberia in the footsteps of the writer Graham Greene, 70 years after Greene's journey how much has changed?
23 July 2009: Pakistan
Two thirds of the Pakistani population is under the age of 25. Bill Law investigated what the dangers are for Pakistani youngsters.
16 July 2009: Chechnya
Lucy Ash reported on the rights of women in Chechnya, where the prominent human rights worker Natalia Estemirova was shot dead on 15 July, 2009.
30 April 2009: Hard Times in Middletown, USA
Stephen Smith reports on how Muncie, Indiana, the most studied town in the US, is faring in the current economic climate.
23 April 2009: Thailand's Red-Shirts
Lucy Ash met the activists from the poor north east of Thailand who have vowed to bring the government down.
16 April 2009: Croatia
Matt Prodger examined the grip organised crime and its partner-in-arms, corruption, have on Croatia as it stands on the brink of EU membership.
9 April 2009: Kosovo
To mark the 10th anniversary of the war in Kosovo, Michael Montgomery reported exclusively for Crossing Continents on the alleged atrocities which have remained hidden from international gaze for 10 years.
2 April 2009: Swaziland: The Kingdom of Kids
Bill Law reported from Swaziland, a land laid waste by poverty and AIDS, on the children taking control of their own fates.
26 March 2009: Ethiopia: Troubles Downstream
Peter Greste journeyed down the Omo River to meet the remote tribes people threatened by a massive hydro-electricity project.
19 March 2009: Israel's Goodness Gracious Me
Mukul Devichand met the creators and cast of prime time Israeli comedy programme 'Arab Labour'.
8 January 2009: Malaysia - racial supremacy no more?
Mukul Devichand met the young people struggling for a more equal future for all Malaysians.
29 December 2008: Cuba's housing crisis
Linda Pressly reported on the housing crisis in Cuba and found out how Cubans are getting around the countries tight housing regulations.
25 December 2008: The Iraqi Backstreet Boys
Caroline Hawley spent a year following the remarkable Iraqi boy band UTN1, Unknown to No one, for Crossing Continents.
18 December 2008: Islam and Canada
Bill Law reports on how Canada is coping with questions of identity and integration after a home grown terror plot was foiled.
11 December 2008: Northern Territory
Lorena Allam investigates human engineering in Australia's Northern Territory.
4 December 2008: Spain
Steve Kingstone reported on the growing antagonism between Spain's government and the Roman Catholic Church.
27 November 2008: Sri Lanka
Roland Buerk investigated the lengths to which the Sri Lankan army and its proxies have gone to ensure victory in their war against the Tamil Tigers.
20 November 2008: Iceland after the crash
Icelanders told Paul Henley about the effect the economic disaster has had on their lives.
13 November 2008: Liberia: Children for Sale
Nadene Ghouri exposed the trade in children by some charities registered in the United States and operating as businesses in Liberia.
18 September 2008: Northern Uganda
Callum Macrae reports on the conflicting demands of peace and justice in Northern Uganda.
11 September 2008: Confessions of an LA Gangster
Michael Montgomery revealed extraordinary recordings made by Rene Enriquez in prison, which chart his progress from gang member to police informant.
4 September 2008: Zimbabwe
Julian Pettifer scoured the air waves and blogs to find out what everyday life is like in today's Zimbabwe.
28 August 2008: Educating Roma children
Ray Furlong reported on the effects of the European Court of Justice ruling for Roma children in the Czech Republic.
21 August 2008: Guatemala and Canada gold rush
Bill Law reported on the gold mine testing the limits of the ethical investment market.
14 August 2008: Slum Clearance in Mumbai
Mukul Devichand reported on a plan that claims to be the answer to the developing world's slum problem.
7 August 2008: In the Shadow of the Cartels
Emilio San Pedro profiled the fight against one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels.
31 July 2008: Belarus Youth
Lucy Ash travelled to Belarus to meet the youth of what is often called Europe's last dictatorship.
24 July 2008: Haiti's Kidnapping Trade
Orin Gordon went to Haiti and spent time with the UN anti-kidnapping unit to see how they are combatting the rise in kidnappings.
17 July 2008: Lithuania and the Battle for Memory
Tim Whewell went to Lithuania to examine the battle for memory there and in other East European countries.
10 July 2008: South Africa's Promised Land
Rosie Goldsmith travelled to South Africa where tension is growing over the issue of land reform, an issue with resonance given the dramatic situation in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
1 May 2008: Somalia
Rob Walker went in search of insurgents fighting against Ethiopian troops in Somalia.
24 April 2008: Football in the Holy Land
David Goldblatt went to Israel to find out how politics and football intertwine there.
17 April 2008: Las Vegas
Rosie Goldsmith reported on the debate about legalising prostitution in Las Vegas.
10 April 2008: Illegal Logging in the Siberian Taiga
Lucy Ash visited Siberia's Taiga forest to report on the illegal logging taking place.
3 April 2008: Uzbekistan
Natalia Antelava reported from Tashkent on the survival of Ilkhom Theatre following the murder of its founder in 2007.
27 March 2008: South Korean Missionaries
Ulli Schauen travelled to South Korea to find out why Koreans are such fervent evangelists. He meets young missionaries and asks them about the dangers they may face abroad.
20 March 2008: Egyptian Women at the Forefront for Change
Bill Law reported from Egypt on the women making a stand for human rights in Egypt.
13 March 2008: France's Housing Crisis
Jonny Dymond reported from France on the dark side of their housing crisis.
10 January 2008: Kurdistan
Kate Clark uncovered corruption and human rights abuses in Iraqi Kurdistan.
3 January 2008: South Korean Gamers
Julian Pettifer reported on "e athletes" and the rise of computer addiction in South Korea.
27 December 2007: Tanzanian Lions
Kerri Miller reported from Tanzania on the uneasy co-existence of man and lion.
20 December 2007: Native Americans in the US Military
Robert Hodierne travelled to the American South-West to find out why Native Americans enrol in the military in such great numbers.
13 December 2007: Taking on the traffickers
Linda Pressly reported on the efforts in El Salvador and Nicaragua to protect women and girls from human trafficking and to prosecute the traffickers.
6 December 2007: Angola's Chinese
Lucy Ash reported from Angola on the effects of Chinese investment.
29 November 2007: Iran: The Story of Leila
Leila lives in Tehran. She was sold into prostitution at the age of 9. At 18, she was sentenced to death. Julia Rooke told her story.
22 November 2007: The Far Right in Germany
Rosie Goldsmith reported on how the Far Right have quietly but effectively remodelled themselves to appeal to modern Germans.
15 November 2007: Afghanistan's Mobile Phones
Lyse Doucet reported on how Afghans have embraced Western technology. Nothing is more popular than the mobile phone.
8 November 2007: Spain's Forgotten Thalidomiders
Geoff Adams-Spink met the Spaniards affected by Thalidomide who are fighting for recognition
13 September 2007: Education War
Bill Law asks if the collapse of Pakistan's state education system has created a huge opportunity for militants to exploit
6 September 2007: Pills for Profit
Melanie Abbott asks if Europe's parallel drugs trade is threatening the safety of patients.
30 August 2007: Saving the Med
Julian Pettifer revisits the concrete shores of the Costa Brava and newly-fashionable Montenegro to ask if going up market can save the Med.
23 August 2007: New Orleans' Musical Rebirth
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, could culture be the best engine to drive the recovery of New Orleans?
16 August 2007: China's Children
Marijke Van Der Meer of Radio Netherlands Worldwide hears from the first generation of young adults to be the product of this one-child policy.
9 August 2007: Manipur's Bloody Conflict
Tanya Datta reports from India's North East on the rebel groups fighting for the independence of Manipur.
2 August 2007: Made in Italy?
Rosie Goldsmith investigates how Chinese immigrants are challenging Italy's famous textile industry
26 July 2007: Unrest in Paradise
Bill Law asks if social and religious tensions could destabilise the important island nation of Bahrain.
19 July 2007: The 'Lost Boy' of Sudan
Jane Little follows John Majok as he returns from the US to the refugee camp where he grew up.
12 July 2007: Turkey's silent revolution
Tim Whewell asks if the rise of a new social class threatens the secular elite that has run Turkey for 80 years.
5 July 2007: American gun crime
Kati Whitaker examines US attempts to tackle gun crime in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre.
26 April 2007: Mauritania's battle over beauty
Pascale Harter reports from Mauritania on the changing attitudes towards obesity and force-feeding.
19 April 2007: The gay prince of Rajpipla
Linda Pressly reports from Gujarat in India on groundbreaking HIV/AIDS prevention work.
12 April 2007: Moldova's abandoned children
Olenka Frenkiel tells the story of Anna who was abandoned by her mother when she was trafficked out of Moldova.
5 April 2007: Fighting climate change in British Columbia
Julian Pettifer reports from British Columbia in Canada on its plans to implement tough measures to fight climate change.
29 March 2007: France's lost generation
As the French prepare to vote for a new president, Lucy Ash examines the problems facing French school and university leavers when they look for employment.
22 March 2007: Iceland's environmental dilemma
Richard Hollingham asks if Iceland's marketing of green energy is worth the loss of so much unique wilderness.
15 March 2007: Jordan's refugee influx
Jon Leyne investigates how Jordan is coping with the large numbers of Iraqis seeking refuge within its borders.
11 January 2007 - Ghana
Rosie Goldsmith reports from Ghana where abortion is illegal yet thousands of woman resort each year to secret, dangerous terminations.
4 January 2007 - Catalonia's new arrivals
Marian Hens reports from Catalonia in Spain which has seen an influx of nearly a million new immigrants since 2000.
28 December 2006 - Escaping caste
Dan Isaacs examines the effect that converting to Buddhism has had on thousands of Dalits, people from the lowest Hindu caste.
21 December 2006 - Ceausescu's children
Rosie Goldsmith examines the impact of a forced breeding policy which took place in Romania 40 years ago.
14 December 2006 - The enemy within
Richard Miron gains access to Israel's internal security agency and Palestinian informants who work with it.
7 December 2006 - Lebanon: Who wins the peace?
Tim Whewell visits Lebanon four months after the ceasefire to find out how Hezbollah is winning hearts and minds.
30 November 2006 - Fighting the Mexican wave
Linda Pressly travels to the US seventy years after the "Mexican Repatriation" amid fears history is about to repeat itself.
23 November 2006: Justice in Bolivia
Lucy Ash travels to Bolivia where traditional indigenous justice is getting a new lease of life under President Evo Morales.
16 November 2006 - Religious freedom in Malaysia
Farish Noor examines religious freedom in Malaysia and the sensitivities surrounding conversion from Islam.
9 November 2006 - Liberia's challenge
Bill Law travels to Liberia as it attempts to rebuild after years of devastating conflict.