We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
03 Oct 2013 12:03 GMT
Arsenal(***)s playmaker Mesut Ozil oozed class in the London club(***)s 2-0 victory over Napoli. The youngster has impressed since his big-money move from Real Madrid last month [AFP]
"Ozil was absolutely amazing in the first half, fantastic. Individual skill, finishing, it was all fantastic and was what you dream to see in the stand when you come and watch football, "gushed manager Arsene Wenger [AFP]
A late Cesc Fabregas header gave Barcelona a hard-fought 1-0 win at 10-man Celtic. The Spanish giants, who surprisingly lost to Celtic at Parkhead in the group stage last season were made to work hard for their Group H win [AFP]
Jose Mourinho was all smiles after Chelsea(***)s 4-0 demolition of minnows Steaua Bucharest. "We needed to clean up what we did at home (against Basel) and we did it with a good performance." [AFP]
Atletico Madrid have six points from their opening two games after Turkey midfielder Arda Turan netted an 86th minute winter in a 2-1 victory at Porto [AFP]
Ajax thought they had their first victory against Milan in Group H when Stefano Denswil headed home a corner in the 90th minute but a controversial Balotelli equaliser soon quashed the celebrations [AFP]
Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp watched from the stands as he served a one-match touchline ban but he was soon celebrating after Robert Lewandowski scored the opening goal in their eventual 3-0 win over Marseille [AFP]
Holders Bayern Munich delivered a master class in football to Manchester City during a one-sided 3-1 Group D encounter that ended the English team(***)s five-year unbeaten run at home in Europe [AFP]
Cristinao Ronaldo was at his sizzling best with a double in Real Madrid’s 4-0 rout of FC Copenhagen [AFP]
He wasn(***)t the only one getting his name on the scoresheet. Zlatan Ibrahimovic also netted twice as Paris St Germain brushed aside Benfica 3-0 [AFP]
In Turin, Galatasaray with new manager Roberto Mancini at the helm, snatched a 2-2 draw with Juventus thanks to Umut Bulut’s late goal [AFP]
Veteran United midfielder Ryan Giggs set a Champions League record with his 145th appearance to surpass former Real striker Raul. United could only muster a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk [AFP]
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
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea
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