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Human stories inspire positive change

Stories of BBC Sajha Sawal and Open Jirga Katy Williams asked political debate show presenters in Nepal and Afghanistan about the real-life changes their programmes have helped achieve. Successes include…

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Niagara Falls’ Colourful New

Niagara Falls, the three majestic waterfalls that straddle the Canadian-United States border, can now be seen at night like never before. Inspired by a 2015 visit from Nik Wallenda of…

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Going global with Facebook Live

Picture: Bidhya Chapagain presents a Sajha Sawal ‘Facebook Live’ featuring politicians, Shanta Chaudhary and Renu Chand Hundreds of thousands of people across the world joined our first two Facebook Lives from…

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The nation that hates to be late

The Swiss derive genuine joy from the fact that life unfolds on time and in a highly efficient manner Although many countries are saddled with stereotypes, in Switzerland’s case they’re…

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India’s Biryani Wars

Biryani, the centrepiece of countless Indian holidays and weddings – where it regularly upstages the cake – is at the centre of a contentious cultural firestorm. If India had a…

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The runaway who travelled the world

Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a…

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Where beauty knows no bounds

Photographer Noroc Mihaela has travelled the length and breadth of the world to discover the true meaning of beauty. For photographer Mihaela Noroc, connecting with people (and more specifically, women)…

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Why you should travel solo

Forget navigating the needs and wants of a group. Travelling solo means savouring unique experiences entirely on your own. From family holidays to romantic getaways, memorable travel moments are often…

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The hunt for Chile’s best empanadas

A pastry filled with meat, cheese or seafood might sound simple, but Chile’s national dish takes time, cooperation and a lot of love to get right. When Marxist politician Salvador…