Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election, is famously tough on crime and infamous for his unashamedly controversial comments. Katy Watson meets supporters of the man drawing comparisons to Donald Trump. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from around the world. On the shores of Lake Prespa, Maria Margaronis visits Greece’s little- known Macedonian speaking population. In Tehran, Lois Pryce meets Issa Omidvar whose globetrotting adventures were documented in a weekly TV show in the 1960s and is now advising young Iranians on how to satisfy their wanderlust In India, Laura Dawson meets young women who’ve been abandoned ...
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How rebel violence is making it harder to tackle the latest outbreak of the virus.
Hating the BBC, Slasher the hen, a circus hero, style in cricket and a road sign mystery
Alleged coups, corruption, and clandestine meetings: South Africa politics is never dull.
Radio Alwan has broadcast independent news & drama since 2014 but its future is in doubt
Some are buried in mass graves, others are still in the hands of Islamic State militants.
Is China trying to brainwash Muslim Uyhgurs?
The Rohingya village elder reduced to rags and the flash youngster who’s become kingpin.
Welsh hospitality, old chums, a Lakeland pilgrimage centre and Scots ploughing champions.
Stories of rebellion and resistance from Greece, Ireland, Somalia, the US and Czechia
Stories of endurance from Syria, Argentina, India, Nicaragua and Niger
The election was supposed to be the moment it turned a corner leaving fear behind.
Elections in Pakistan, religious division in the Balkans & an ode to an Ethiopian airport
Skye's inaccessible pinnacle, Warrington's parkrun, shuddering trains and homelessness.
Children who are able to survive the ongoing civil war have to grow up fast in Yemen.
One of the few people able to strike fear into the international organised crime syndicate
Ever since Jacob Zuma's resignation his family has faced all sorts of legal headaches.
When football takes over from Lebanon's other national obsession: politics.
The challenge of rebuilding Syria
The man trying to bring The Gambia's former strongman leader Yahya Jammeh to justice.