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Windows on the World for the week commencing 15 August 2011

Monday 15 August: New Dimensions for Manufacturing (Part 1)

Could 3D printing may be poised to revolutionise the manufacturing industry? Peter Day asks if 100 years of mass production is running out of steam.

Tuesday 16 August: The Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden

BBC Security correspondent Gordon Corera tells the untold tale of how the Americans hunted their most wanted man - from the caves of Tora Bora in Afghanistan through to his stronghold in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad.

Wednesday 17 August: Zimbabwe's Diamond Fields

Have you bought a diamond recently? Would you really know where it came from? Assignment goes into Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields and uncovers evidence of torture camps and widescale killings. As the international community argues over whether these diamonds should be sold on the open market, we ask if President Robert Mugabe will ever face prosecution for these crimes. Hilary Andersson reports.

Thursday 18 August: Wandering Souls (Part 2 of 2)

Vietnam is over-run with ghosts. To pass onto the next world, you need to die well: in old age, body unblemished, the proper rituals observed. But few of the five million people killed in the Vietnam War were granted such a peaceful ending. They became ‘wandering souls’ – doomed to eke out an impoverished existence on the edge of the everyday world. In this two-part series, Cathy FitzGerald travels to Vietnam to hear how survivors of the War – both Vietnamese and American – co-exist with their ‘invisible neighbours’... the dead.