We track four people on their journey.
We speak to Israeli Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely
07 May 2010 15:18 GMT
It is unclear what caused the accident, though boats in the DRC are often overcrowded. The country's roads and railways are in poor shape, having suffered decades of neglect and boats are a popular mode of travel.
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
The White House race - candidates the media like to cover and those the people vote for. Plus, Venezuela's media battle.
Media, United States, US Election 2016
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France