Michael Buchanan meets people in Hartlepool in the North East of England to find out how government cuts have affected their lives.
Safa and Marwa are twin girls who were born joined at the head, they were brought from Pakistan to London's Great Ormond Street children's hospital for some highly complex operations.
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The lives of 18 Greek Orthodox Christian monks who make up the community at a centuries-old Hamatoura monastery in Lebanon.
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Nafiseh Kohnavard has traveled to Iraq and Syria to hear from Yazidi women forced into sexual slavery by the so-called Islamic State and who had children with their IS captors.
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The cause and who was to blame for the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion 33 years ago in Soviet Ukraine is still being debated.
In northern Europe's Lapland, temperatures are rising faster than anywhere else in the world,threatening the livelihood of its indigenous Sami people.
After being ostracized by their family, members of Pakistan's transgender community retire to a special home.
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A decade after returning from Iraq, the team meets a group of former U.S. soldiers still struggling to adjust to civilian life back home.
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Trafficked, tortured and trapped in an endless cycle of violence, Leila, along with half a million other migrants and refugees, is desperate for protection from her abusers in Libya. The United Nations' agencies operating there are her only hope.
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Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, rival groups of far-right and far-left activists have battled in the streets of some American cities, including Portland, Ore.
China is now thought to be holding more than a million Muslims in camps in its far west region of Xinjiang; Reporter John Sudworth gets rare, highly controlled access to go inside.
Six months ago the people of Sudan rose up against the thirty year dictatorship of Omar al Bashir; Namak Khoshnaw follows a young Sudanese doctor, who took part in the protests.
Denmark's immigration policy is among the most controversial in western Europe, with the government designating 29 housing areas as ghettos.
For centuries, a significant Sikh minority has grown in relative safety in Afghanistan; in the last decade, persecution has seen the population drop.
Every night, in villages across Kenya, elusive figures called "Night Runners" sneak around in the dark, throwing stones and carrying out small acts of vandalism.
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Jean Mackenzie travels across the continent to find out why the Right is on the rise, meeting those celebrating its success, and those fighting to stop it.
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With a general election just weeks away, revelations of government bungling, corporate greed and corruption have thrust water to the forefront of Australia's political debate.
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The story of a South African journalist's attempts to save a family friend from drug addiction.
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Critics of the India government claim violent mobs have been emboldened by the Hindu nationalist-led government's crackdown on the slaughter of the country's sacred animal, the cow.
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Young Palestinians enjoying the New Year party season in the occupied West Bank discuss their personal views about the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Four people are followed over a two-year basic income trial in Finland to see the impact the experiment has had on their lives.
This award-winning series presents compelling untold stories and covers a wide array of provocative subjects. "Explorer" aired for 25 years -- the longest-running documentary series in cable TV history -- before being relaunched in 2015 after a five-year hiatus. Each monthly episode of the new "Explorer" takes a similar deep dive inside a story from the pages of a recent National Geographic magazine issue, taking viewers not only to the most remote corners of the globe but also to the furthest reaches of the mind and deepest crevices of history -- on urgent missions of discovery.