On this week's show: The young Bangladeshis who want war criminals to hang, the German pastor offering sanctuary to Kyiv's protestors and the bereaved parents still looking for answers 25 years after the Lockerbie bombing. Also, Christmas tales from around the globe.
Produced by: Christoph Groove, Nancy Isenson, Samantha Early and Neil King
The 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan left deep wounds in Bangladeshi society. So deep, that it's the generation born after the war, those like activist Aziza Ahmed, who are calling the loudest for those convicted of war crimes to hang.
Report: Aletta André, Dhaka
Lutheran pastor Ralf Haska has found his church caught in the middle of ongoing protests in Ukraine. The former East German has been supporting the pro-European protestors with more than prayers, while keeping the church doors open for both sides.
Report: Mareike Aden, Kyiv
On the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, the parents of British victim Flora Swire say they are yet to discover the full truth behind the terror attack. They believe the man convicted for the bombing was innocent.
Report: Andrew Edwards, United Kingdom
Israeli rights organizations are challenging the Israel Defense Forces' practice of using Palestinian homes and community buildings in the occupied West Bank as a training ground for soldiers.
Report: Marijke Peters, West Bank
It started innocently enough, with a string of twinkling lights over the driveway. Now an Australian family has achieved a world record for their home Christmas lights display.
Report: Lyndsey Melling, Canberra
A centuries-old tradition is being revived in Britain, in which a young boy has taken up the miter as bishop over the Christmas period. For Josh, aged nine, this Christmas day will be a work day.
Report: Liam Starkey, Oldham
Christmas is a busy time of year for Portugal's doll hospital. With the country's economic woes continuing, favourite dolls and toys are being repaired for a new generation's gifts, offering a holiday lesson in frugality.
Report: Lauren Frayer, Lisbon
An encounter between a young software developer and a homeless environmentalist on the streets of New York has led them to develop a car-sharing app - and form an unlikely friendship.
Report: Kevin Bailey, New York City