As robotic engineering advances, more and more definitively human functions are being replicated. This episode of SBS Dateline takes us to Japan, to glimpse the future of anthropomorphic robotics.
Tunisia - 2017
Within days of Tunisia's 2010 Arab spring, radical Islamist preachers were able to profit from the chaos by recruiting the young. Thousands were radicalised for jihad. Now many are returning home.
Deported to Cambodia
Cambodia - 2017
150,000 Cambodian refugees were accepted into the US following wars fuelled by American intervention. Their children now face an uncertain future, with deportation figures on the rise.
Tanzania - 2017
With increasing animal and human populations in the Serengeti, elephant-human clashes have become more violent and commonplace. However, drone technology may hold the solution to an escalating conflict.
The Last Eagle Hunters
Mongolia - 2017
In a remote corner of Mongolia live the last practitioners of an ancient tradition - the eagle hunters. Passed down through countless generations, this skill is at risk of being lost to the modern world.
United States - 2017
The rise of the eco-right highlights a growing awareness of climate change amongst Republicans. Combining protest with prayer, Evangelicals are hoping to reconcile the right with environmentalism.
The Womb Transplant
Sweden - 2017
Albin Eriksson initially seems just like any other energetic and curious young boy, however he is unique. He is the first child ever born from a transplanted womb, donated by his grandmother to his mother.
Yemen - 2016
In September this shocking report broke the story of a growing famine in Yemen, now thought to affect 7 million people. A cholera outbreak is throwing the country deeper in to crisis, threatening millions of lives.
Young, Hip and Far Right
Austria - 2017
Europe has seen a lurch to the right, with anti-establishment movements spreading throughout the continent. What attracts people to these extreme viewpoints and is the far-right here to stay?
It Doesn't Happen to People Like Me
Peru - 2017
A traditional Peruvian medicine is tempting tourists with its hallucinogenic high, said to have healing properties. 24-year-old Matt Dawson-Clarke travelled to Peru to try it, but never returned.