As Syria's government continues its military crackdown against all opposition, the BBC program Witness goes back 12 years to when the country's dissidents came out of hiding to enjoy what is sometimes referred to as the "Damascus Spring."
Since its launch in 2009, the BBC Persian's television channel has been a thorn in Iran's side. The regime has tried jamming the station’s satellite signals and intimidating the families of journalists who work for the network.
Chicago's reputation for hardball politics and public corruption is legendary. But who knew that reputation was global? We didn't have a clear idea of it ourselves until the BBC World Service called to ask if we'd be willing to collaborate with them on a documentary examining the history
The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has once again ranked Sweden as one of the cleanest places in the world to do business. While Swedes are proud of this reputation, three national icons--Ikea, Saab and the royal family--have all faced allegations of corruption this year.