In northern Europe's Lapland, temperatures are rising faster than anywhere else in the world, threatening the livelihood of its indigenous Sami people.
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Pakistan is a country where it's expected that your extended family will look after you in old age. But if they rejected you a long time ago, it's a very different story.
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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.
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Safa and Marwa are twin girls who were born joined at the head, then brought from Pakistan to London's Great Ormond Street children's hospital for highly complex operations.
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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.
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In December 2018, 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.
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Denmark's immigration policy is among the most controversial in western Europe, with the government designating 29 housing areas as ghettos.
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For centuries, a significant Sikh minority has grown in relative safety in Afghanistan. But in the last decade, persecution has seen the population drop.
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Every night, in villages across Kenya, elusive figures sneak around in the dark, throwing stones and carrying out small acts of vandalism. They don't attack anyone or steal anything. Their only aim appears to be frightening people. They're called `Night Runners' and they've been part of Kenyan culture for centuries.
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.
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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The cause and who was to blame for the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion 33 years ago in Soviet Ukraine is still being debated.
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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.
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Tunisia's Sharia-based inheritance laws, under which women are only entitled to half of what men receive, are being challenged.
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Africa's youngest leader, Abiy Ahmed, is transforming Ethiopia after decades of autocratic rule.
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.