We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
Dutch citizens joining ISIL and far-right rhetoric are cited as factors fueling assaults on Muslim houses of worship.
26 Dec 2014 14:58 GMT | Syria, Netherlands
Anti-Moroccan comments made by Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders spark defections, outrage and mass protests.
24 Mar 2014 16:30 GMT | Germany
Amnesty International says government forces are responsible for "a shocking catalogue of abuses" in secret jails.
28 Dec 2013 10:08 GMT
Facing a worsening atmosphere in Egypt, many Syrians are setting off on an uncertain voyage to Europe.
Brenda Stoter | 03 Dec 2013 12:52 GMT | Egypt, Italy, Sweden, Syria
Girls as young as 14 are being married off, fearing attacks in the world's second-largest refugee camp.
Brenda Stoter | 12 Nov 2013 07:06 GMT | Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria
Mass arrests and jail without charge hark back to Hosni Mubarak's rule, protesters say.
Brenda Stoter | 07 Oct 2013 12:32 GMT | Egypt
About 50,000 Syrians, mostly Kurds, have fled to the Domiz camp in northern Iraq as violence rages at home.
Brenda Stoter | 25 May 2013 09:28 GMT | Politics, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria
As the Kurdistan Workers' Party withdraws its fighters from Turkey, relatives hope to be reunited with their loved ones.
Brenda Stoter | 14 May 2013 16:26 GMT | Politics, China, Iran, Iraq, Turkey
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