We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
The US-led international community's stability-first approach has neglected establishment of the rule of law.
06 Feb 2016 09:01 GMT | Afghanistan, Corruption, Ashraf Ghani, Hamid Karzai
The threat that toxic gas or nerve agents will be deployed in a conflict between countries has been all but eliminated.
06 Feb 2016 05:50
Politicians must now focus all their efforts on finding real solutions to the economic and human rights issues.
05 Feb 2016 05:10 | Poverty & Development, Politics, Human Rights, Latin America, Haiti
We must start planning for the next Syrian generations today.
05 Feb 2016 04:55 | War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Politics, Syria, Syrian crisis
Barzani's call for a vote on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence panders to Kurdish dreams for his own legitimacy.
04 Feb 2016 12:49 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, Kurds
Whatever you think of Barack Obama's policies, don't dismiss the importance of his speech on Islamophobia.
04 Feb 2016 09:31 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada, United States, Barack Obama
Political action is needed to resolve the conflict and bring about accountability for international law violations.
04 Feb 2016 07:12 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Palestine, Syria
Support for gay rights is no longer a niche demand restricted to those with a personal interest in the matter.
03 Feb 2016 14:13 GMT | Politics, Human Rights, Asia, India, Civil Rights
Are peace talks with the Taliban part of a national agenda or a nationalist plot by the Afghan government?
03 Feb 2016 13:17 GMT | Politics, War & Conflict, Human Rights, Afghanistan, Taliban
By embracing Islam, Hispanics are reclaiming the history of Al-Andalus, stripped from them by slavery and imperialism.
03 Feb 2016 13:13 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, United States, Islam, Latin America
The emergence of ISIL in Libya appears to have tipped the balance in the war-torn country.
02 Feb 2016 14:30 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East
Last week began with a "tough message" for Israel from the Trudeau government and ended with lifting sanctions on Iran.
02 Feb 2016 08:57 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, Canada, Israel
The UN must play a part in resolving conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan but only if there is a shared desire for peace.
02 Feb 2016 14:08 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Afghanistan, Syria
Unless the imbalance of power behind the Syria talks is rectified, Geneva is doomed to fail just like Oslo.
31 Jan 2016 18:20 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Syria, ISIL, Palestine
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