A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
Grantee Fiona Lloyd-Davies directed and produced a BBC Newsnight segment investigating whether DRC soldiers were ordered to rape women.
Louie Palu explains how he met Frank, a long-term drug addict, in Ciudad Juarez while working on a project focusing on the troubled US-Mexican border.
Cancer treatment in the developing world tends to be primitive or non-existent. It's not a priority for aid donors - there is a mistaken tendency to see it as a disease of the rich.
The overloaded municipal dump near Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is not only a place for scavengers who make money selling scraps they find, but also a place for the hungry who cannot afford food.
A former school drop-out, Esteban Ruiseco is the type of teenager Mexico's drug cartels prey upon. And he might have joined them, if the clarinet hadn't given him hope for a better future.
BBC News interviews David Rochkind on how he has funded his reporting projects through grants.
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Moldova's health system has struggled to cope and the country became vulnerable to a growing tuberculosis (TB) crisis.
Peter Dicampo follows women and girls from Ghana's barren north known as the Kayayo as they travel south in search of work as porters in city markets.
The day I was stoned in public happened to be my birthday.
I was walking along a quiet side street, close to the parliament building in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
I was alone, but I did not think twice when a battered old pick-up truck drove towards me.
It was just like hundreds of other pick-up trucks that I saw every day in Yemen. There were two tribesmen in the driver's cabin and a handful of young men standing in the flat-bed, holding onto the side rails to keep upright.
The deadly car bombing outside the US embassy in Yemen represents an escalation in attacks against Western targets and shows al Qaeda-inspired jihadis are growing in ability and determination.
Islamic Jihad has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 16 people, but it is possible that other groups will come forward in the next few days.
There is a complex network of over-lapping splinter cells and claims of rival leadership within Yemen.