We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
10 Jul 2011 07:59 GMT
Inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia, Egyptians began taking to the streets to protest against poverty, rampant unemployment, government corruption and autocratic governance [Neil Brandt]
These were the first protests on such a large scale in Egypt since the 1970s [Neil Brandt]
After 18 days of protests, involving tens of thousands of people across Egypt, Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egyptian president [Shameela Seedat]
After Mubarak(***)s resignation, power was handed over to the Egyptian army [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians returned to their homeland from abroad to join the protests [Neil Brandt]
Military leaders realised that cracks were starting to appear and that many soldiers sided with the protesters [Neil Brandt]
Some Egyptians say that the unexpected high of the triumph over the Mubarak regime has been followed by a crashing low [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians felt a sense of national purpose during the protests in January and February [Neil Brandt]
But the reality of trying to build a new society is much harder than expected [Francois Verster]
The old problems of poverty and unemployment have not gone away [Francois Verster]
Real improvements in the economy, crime prevention and genuine freedoms are important benchmarks for a future Egypt [Francois Verster]
In post-revolution Egypt many people are committed to playing their part in political life and in rebuilding their future [Neil Brandt]
Many young people believe that the January revolution should be seen as "only the beginning", and that depending on how things turn out, a second revolution may be in store [Shameela Seedat]
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
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
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