We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
12 Jun 2011 21:29 GMT
A Turkish citizen cast her vote in Istanbul on Sunday after a spirited election campaign by all major parties [AFP]
An official showed a ballot paper with the names of 14 political parties on it at a polling station in Ankara [AFP]
Istanbul, which is Turkey(***)s largest city, will be represented by 85 deputies in the new parliament [AFP]
President Abdullah Gul and his wife Hayrunnisa Gul arrived at a polling station in Ankara to cast their votes [AFP]
Gul, who belongs to the ruling AKP, was Turkey(***)s foreign minister before becoming president [AFP]
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of the main opposition Republican People(***)s Party, voted at a polling station in Ankara [AFP]
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister, cast his vote in Istanbul, his home city [AFP]
Supporters of AKP in Ankara waved flags as they celebrated the party(***)s third straight win [AFP]
The AKP, despite its electoral triumph, failed to secure a majority large enough to rewrite the Turkish constitution [AFP]
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
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Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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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
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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