South Sudan’s standoff

When South Sudan became a country in 2011, there was a lot of optimism in a nation where people had endured decades of conflict to win independence from Sudan. But within three years, the country had...

Internet addiction in China [rebroadcast]

It’s hardly uncommon for parents to be worried their teenagers are spending too much time online. But in China the concern is particularly acute, where internet cafes in cities often teem with young men...

India’s witch hunts

For many, witch trials may seem like a relic of early colonial America. But in fact witch-hunting is still a feature of rural life today in many some of the world. One place where it's prevalent is India....

Papua New Guinea struggles after quake [program]

Two months after a major earthquake devastated parts of Papua New Guinea's highlands, one of the world's most remote and diverse nations is still struggling to cope. The quake left more than a half million...