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S1 E1: Raqqa / Atlanta

Raqqa / Atlanta

Veteran war correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford explore behind the scenes of reporting on four separate stories in the world's most dangerous areas.

Stuart Ramsay presents from Raqqa, in northern Syria, which is the former headquarters of ISIS. In Atlanta, Georgia, the crew investigates the $300m per year sex industry which often involves children. In Kutupulong, Bangladesh, Correspondent Ashish Joshi and team track the plight of the Rohingya as they flee from their home of Myanmar in fear of their lives. In Caracas, Venezuela there is unrest in the streets due to social inequality and the crew gets caught up in the riots.

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Africa/Russia

Alex Crawford take you behind the scenes of a brutal African conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Stuart Ramsey returns to Eastern Ukraine and get caught up in unexpected danger as they investigate Russia's expansion into Europe

They also investigate the abuse claims from women living in Libya's detention centers.

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Nigeria

Alex Crawford reports from the Niger Delta in Nigeria, where she and her team discover the impact of oil thieves on society and the environment.

The next segment explores how MS 13 was founded by political refugees in the U.S. fleeing the violence in El Salvador in the 1980s. Cordelia Lynch and her team investigated.

In Raqqa, Stuart Ramsay meets with two of the most notorious members of the Islamic State.

Malaysian Flight / Gaza-Israel

Alex Crawford gains rare access to the rebel army fighting in Myanmar's "forgotten war" in Kachin state.

Stuart Ramsay describes what it was like to be one of the first journalists on the scene when Malaysian airliner flight MH17 was brought down by a missile in Eastern Ukraine.

Alex Rossi and his team risk their lives reporting on Palestinian protests on the Gaza-Israel border in which dozens of Palestinians were killed and more than a thousand injured.

Raqqa / Atlanta

Veteran war correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford explore behind the scenes of reporting on four separate stories in the world's most dangerous areas.

Mosul / Rohingya Refugees

Stuart Ramsey and his team traveled to the Iraqi city of Mosul during the bloody battle with IS, a battle that lasted for nine months.

Mark Stone covers the Catalonia independence referendum in Barcelona.

Alex Crawford’s team makes a dangerous night-time boat journey from Bangladesh into Myanmar, to find Rohingya refugees in large numbers stranded on the shore, with no way to get across to Bangladesh and safety.