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Chris Cummins

Letters from a shrinking globe: around the day in 80 worlds.


Northern Riding

Riga in Latvia would like to become a cycling hub to rival Copenhagen – it certainly makes for an interesting ride.

Ingemars Dzenis

The New Front Line?

The Baltic State Latvia is celebrating 25 years since it re-declared independence - but with Russia troop exercises nears its border, fear is overshadowing the party.

"The Corner House"

Betrayal At The Corner House

25 years after the end of communism, the former KGB building in Riga, Latvia, still haunts and divides a nation

Adria Protest

The Anti-Drilling Battle Comes To Austria

Environmental activists from Austria and Croatia attack OMV's plans to explore for oil in the Adriatic

lachende Asiatin

Where The Happy Water Flows

Up in the misty, terraced mountains of northwestern Vietnam, colourful ethnic minorities face the dilemmas of development.

Gemälde, indem aus einem Kopf lauter Hände wachsen

Sao La: A Rare Beast in Asia

It's 40 years since the fall of Saigon. In now Ho Chi Minh City a brave independent art scene struggles to ask big questions - in the spirit of Bruce Lee.

Händler im Mekong Delta

A Slow Death for the 9 Headed Dragon?

The iconic Mekong Delta is a biodiversity haven and the breadbasket of a dynamic nation. But is it being strangled by "green" energy?

Afrikanische Flüchtlinge in einem Boot

"They said 'Inshallah' and that was it."

Unscrupulous traffickers and despair at sea. As the EU struggles for answers to the Mediterranean migrant crisis, an eyewitness account of the horror of being stranded at sea.

Cyclists in Bangkok

Bangkok Alleycats

Why cycling is the best way to see Thailand's capital.

Mann mit Schildkappe

"I saw a lot of blood and a lot of messed up bodies"

50 years after the first US combat troops landed in Vietnam, two veterans return and ponder blood, resentment and reconciliation.


Tortured By Both Sides

Abductions, summary executions and a media war. Amnesty's Bogdan Ovcharuk on why no side is innocent in the Ukraine conflict.

T. C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle: A Live Reality Check Special

Armed with a new book, T.C. Boyle, chronicler of a troubled America, has been live in the FM4 Studio to answer your questions and mine.

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Projektion eines Schifahrers auf einer Hauswand

"It's the show that makes freeskiing special"

The 6th edition of the Playstreets in Bad Gastein: putting the showbusiness razzmatazz back into the sport of freeskiing.


Respecting Nature While Freeriding

The freeride boom is putting pressure on mountain fauna. A few easy rules to help the mountain animals thrive.

Oliver Lehmann

"Science Is One Big Soap Opera"

Marc Abrahams, the mastermind behind the Ig Nobel Prizes and the Annals of Improbable Research in a Special Reality Check encounter.

70 Jahre Auschwitz

A Vivid Reminder

With Anti-Semitism on the rise across Europe, the world honours the victims on Auschwitz.

Mann hält einen Stift hoch

"You Cannot Extinguish Our Freedom"

Thousands gathered in central Vienna in the name of freedom, tolerance and mutual understanding.

Räder am Boden

"Unite before it is too late!"

How Amsterdam became "The City of Bikes"

Manfred Novak

"The West has lost its credibility on human rights"

On the UN's Human Rights Day, Manfred Nowak slams both the US and Europe's record on protecting human dignity.

Euromaidan protests 2013

"Where do they think Putin is going to stop?"

Euromaidan leader Yelyzaveta Schepetylnykova on Ukraine's hopes after a bitter year and on Europe's complacency.

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