We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
30 Jun 2010 11:28 GMT
April 29 - Barack Obama, the US president, pledges "every single available resource" [GALLO/GETTY]
May 2 - Obama makes his first visit to the Gulf Coast [GALLO/GETTY]
May 28 - Obama(***)s second tour of the Louisiana coast. "I am the president and the buck stops with me," he says [GALLO/GETTY]
June 5 - Obama(***)s third visit to Louisiana. The US president brands the spill "brutally unfair" [GALLO/GETTY]
June 8 - Obama reacts to criticism over the US government(***)s handling of the disaster, saying he needs time to look for "whose ass to kick" [GALLO/GETTY]
June 14 - Obama says the Gulf oil spill disaster "echoes 9/11" as his arrives in Alabama for his fourth visit [GALLO/GETTY]
June 15 - Obama gives his first televised address from the Oval Office vowing to make the oil giant pay and campaigning for a greener future [GALLO/GETTY]
June 23 - A new poll shows that Obama(***)s job performance rating has dropped to the lowest level of his presidency - with 48 per cent saying they disapprove of his job performance [GALLO/GETTY]
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
We travel to remote Manus Island in Papua New Guinea to investigate Australia's refugee detention programme.
Refugees, Papua New Guinea, Australia
In an ancient city torn apart by modern conflict, can food help to bridge political and religious divisions?
Arts & Culture, Middle East, Jerusalem
We look at the Taliban threat and the future of Afghan journalism; plus, Davos - global news event or PR exercise?
Media, Afghanistan, Taliban
We speak to the former UN chief weapons inspector, and ask Noam Chomsky about the US presidential election.
Politics, United States, North Korea