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With major European powers at its doorstep, Morocco has long had to cope with foreign interests as well as internal strife.

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'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'Babel,' and Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Man Who Knew Too Much' were all shot in Morocco—the country has a certain mystique that has captivated the West. Simon Worsfold discovers what makes this desert country so special.

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Albert Koehl finds that, in Morocco, being a conspirator is sometimes part of the fun.

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In a city where street kids don't often make it to school, a bus brings learning to their doorsteps.

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A fair-trade coffee cooperative in Nicaragua uses tourism to put much-needed dollars to work in their communities.

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Intrigued by the smoking tin cans peddled on the streets of Kabul, Brent Lewin decides to get to the bottom of it.

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Avi Lewis' acclaimed documentary The Take inspired many with its message of hope: hope that economic alternatives exist, and that change can happen at a grassroots level. He even convinced himself—and that has given way to a whole new project.

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They're everywhere, often difficult to detect until it's too late, but when they strike, you'll know you've been had.

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Canadian adventurer Graydon Hazenberg follows the trail of China's most revered traveller along the Silk Road.

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In the most remote region of Mongolia, semi-nomadic herdsmen train golden eagles to help them hunt. Filmmaker Tony Girardin travels 1600 kilometres over the desert to meet one.

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Tibetans fear that their culture will get derailed as the new train from China begins service to their region.

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Nestled in the Himalayan Region of Pacific-Asia, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is governed as a territory of China.  
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