Ebola has spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda as the authorities struggle to control it. Olivia Acland visits an Ebola zone in the DRC.
Russian journalist, Ivan Golunov, this week was let off drug dealing charges after a public outcry. Steve Rosenberg looks at why the case has been so embarrassing for the Russian authorities.
The protests in Hong Kong this week have seen some unlikely allies - and foes. Gabriel Gatehouse witnesses a rare stand off between a Hong Kong legislator and the police.
Italy's Prime Minister is arguably less well known than his deputies. James Reynolds unpicks a complicated web of Italian politics.
Whether you are visiting New Zealand's volcanoes or its spectacular fjords, getting around without a car in the country can be difficult. Christine Finn finds out why hitchhiking is popular for tourists.
Protests on the streets of Hong Kong
This week has seen the biggest protests on the streets of Hong Kong since Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. Demonstrators are angry at a proposed new law which would allow extradition to mainland China for trial. As Danny Vincent reports it's considered by many in Hong Kong to be the latest example of the erosion of freedoms that Hong Kong was guaranteed during the handover. As Pride events take place all over the world this month to recognise the impact of LGBT communities and to highlight on going campaigns for equal rights, Yolande Knell reports on Pride in Israel. There are demonstrations in the heart of Europe too. Rob Cameron reports from the streets of the Czech capital, Prague where there have been protests against the prime minister. What should happen to the Chagos Islands and its former citizens now Britain has been told by the UN to hand the territory back to Mauritius? Rosie Blunt has been talking to members of the Chagossian community living in the UK. And Monica Whitlock meets a family in eastern Kazakhstan preparing for a funeral feast.
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US Mexico relations
Mexico takes a tougher approach to migrants as it comes under pressure from the US. Will Grant returns to Chiapas in Southern Mexico, where he travelled with the migrant caravan last year, and finds it a very different place.
Sudan has been heavily criticised for the crackdown by its military on protestors in Khartoum this week, killing dozens of people. Fergal Keane, the BBC’s Africa editor looks at how far the country has changed over the years.
Kevin Connolly, the BBC’s Europe editor looks back at Poland’s first big step towards democracy in the late 1980s and why it went largely unnoticed.
Amy Guttman meets the female chefs in Japan who are blazing a trail for Prime Minister Abe’s plans to get more women in the workplace.
Monkey puzzle trees are an endangered species in Chile, but Sarah Wheeler finds they still have special significance for the Mapuche people.
Political turmoil in Austria
Austria has sworn in its first female chancellor but Brigitte Bierlein is unlikely to be there for long. She heads a caretaker government appointed because the previous Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz lost a confidence vote after his far- right coalition partner was caught in a video sting scandal. Bethany Bell reports from Vienna on the current political turmoil. As fighting continues in Syria's Idlib province, author Diana Darke who knows Syria well, has been to the Korean Peninsular and discovers how close the ties are between President Bashar al_Assad and North Korea's Kim Jong-un . Chris Haslam meets the Nicaraguan university rector with a price on his head - but it's not enough for his would-be assassin. Sarah Raynsford sees both sides of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan when the football fans were in town. And in Ireland thousands of visitors flock to towns and villages every summer as the music festival season gets underway. Kieran Cooke goes along too and reflects on how the country has held onto its traditions of music and dance.
A very Brussels welcome
A new cohort of MEPS are given the lowdown on local apartments and Belgian tax returns. Adam Fleming visits the Brussels Welcome Village.
Yvonne Murray visits Hebei province in China where Maoist era loudspeaker systems are being reconnected. 30 years on from the pro-democracy student protests, is the Chinese government resorting to its old propaganda tactics?
Mathew Charles visits a rehabilitation programme in one of El Salvador's prisons that hopes to reform ex-gangsters by teaching them skills and converting them to Christianity.
Wolf howling is used in Romania as a way to track their numbers in the Carpathian mountains. Nick Thorpe looks at how animal conservationists are trying to protect Europe’s population of wolves and bears.
In United Arab Emirates, what’s thought to be the world’s first all women car club is taking the region by storm. Vivienne Nunis went to a racetrack to watch them in action.