We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
15 Jun 2010 20:02 GMT
Deadly battles have erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan, killing scores and injuring more than 1,800 people [AFP]
People fleeing their homes have flocked to the Uzbek border since the fighting between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz started [AFP]
Aid agencies have said the death toll could be much higher than figures reported by the health ministry [AFP]
Tens of thousands of people have crossed the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border [AFP]
On Monday Uzbekistan ordered its border closed, saying it had no capacity to cope with more refugees [AFP]
Makeshift camps have been set up for the people seeking shelter [AFP]
Some people have accused Kyrgyzstan government forces of taking part in the slaughter of ethnic Uzbeks [AFP]
Fires set by rioters have destroyed homes and businesses in Osh [AFP]
There have been claims that Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the ousted Kyrgyz president, orchestrated the conflict, along with his supporters [AFP]
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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