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The BBC World Services wide range of documentaries from 2013.

    Riding the Graphene Wave

    Riding the Graphene Wave

    Graphene is a super-strong and super-conductive material. Gerry Northam looks at its move from the laboratory to the commercial world.

    • 23 min
    Inside the Fed

    Inside the Fed

    The US Federal Reserve, America's central bank, is one hundred years old. Simon Jack tells its surprising story.

    • 27 min
    Brazil - Fighting Slavery

    Brazil - Fighting Slavery

    Brazil's anti-slavery hit-squads are unique. Linda Pressly joins a raid with a committed band of labour inspectors on an alleged slave labour operation in deepest rural Brazil.

    • 26 min
    Who's Left Holding the Baby

    Who's Left Holding the Baby

    Childcare options in Fiji, where children are taken care of by the community, and China where infants as young as three might live away from their parents in boarding kindergartens. Madeleine Morris reports.

    • 50 min
    Lines in the Sand

    Lines in the Sand

    The emerging Jihadi challenge across the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa. Are there links between various Islamist groups?

    • 27 min
    Bangladesh: Trials of Strength

    Bangladesh: Trials of Strength

    Farhana Haider investigates the prosecution of alleged war criminals from the conflict of 1971 and asks if the trials are being used to target the opposition.

    • 26 min

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