We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
10 Dec 2012 09:22 GMT
Students make lines on a bus terminal covered by snow to wait for transportation in Nagano City, Japan.
These \(***)snow monkeys\(***) inhabit the area known for its hot spring baths at the Jigokudani Monkey Park in the town of Yamanouchi, Nagano prefecture.
A man trudges through the snow to catch his train at the Nagano Train Station.
Fans wait in the snow before the NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Sunday.
A snow-covered statue of Vince Lombardi seen outside Lambeau Field during a major blizzard and a major NFL game.
Even the German President doesn\(***)t have any clout when the elements grounds the planes at Zagreb, Croatia.
A man removes the snow on his car in Zagreb. The Croatian capital Zagreb was under 40cm of snow on Saturday.
A pedestrian jumps over snow bank in downtown Zagreb. It was the only marker between pedestrian way and street.
West Bengal long suffered cancerous effects of arsenic-laced water, but projects to provide clean water show promise.
Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
Americans' passports could be seized if they owe more than $50,000 in taxes, but could this law be unfairly applied?
Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
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
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France