We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 15 Nov 2012 14:54 GMT
Chinese Communist Party delegates line up in order to leave the Great Hall of the People on the last day of its National Congress. The congress, which began on November 8, solidified the party(***)s once-in-a-decade leadership change.
Congress hostesses pose with a guest for a photo in front of the Great Hall of the People, where the 18th Congress was held for over a week.
Chinese firemen walk in front of the Great Hall of the People to prevent Tibetans from self-immolating, an act often used to protest controversial Chinese control of the area.
Mao Zedong(***)s grandson Mao Xinyu, 42, leaves the National Congress. In 2010, he became China(***)s youngest major general.
Citizens wait for security checks in order to access the Tienanmen Square. Security measures have increased throughout Beijing while the National Congress has been taking place.
Some of the 1,704 overseas journalists who received accreditation to cover the National Congress.
The new general secretary of the party Xi Jingping, who replaced outgoing president Hu Jintao, unveils the new seven-member Standing Committee to the media.
Transport apps are revolutionising commutes for the middle classes, but poorer citizens still face daily gridlock.
Poverty & Development, Asia, India
Cubans get amnesty at the US border, but reaching it involves a risky journey along the Central American migrant trail.
Human Rights, Latin America, Cuba
In many ways, Michael is just like any other 11-year-old, but he has had four open heart surgeries.
Health, US & Canada
Follow a dancer through the exhaustion and jubilation of Peru's days-long Virgin of Candelaria festival.
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Peru
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea