We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
Beijing faces international scrutiny after rights activists point to continued detentions and deaths.
22 Mar 2015 18:07 GMT | Human Rights, China, Asia Pacific
Online security researchers say Beijing has launched major cyber strikes against American IT giants eyeing its market.
14 Feb 2015 23:48 GMT | Science & Technology, Asia, China, United States, Xi Jinping
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
21 Nov 2014 13:36 GMT | Science & Technology, Politics, China, United States, Asia Pacific
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Kevin Holden | 18 Nov 2014 06:11 GMT | Science & Technology, China, Space
Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.
Kevin Holden | 20 Sep 2014 08:14 GMT | Science & Technology, China
As China reneges on pledged free elections, Tiananmen-style democracy movement spreads out across Hong Kong.
Kevin Holden | 13 Sep 2014 13:34 GMT | Politics, China, Protests
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Kevin Holden | 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT | Human Rights, Asia Pacific, China, Civil Rights
Discovery of earliest Buddhist temple in Nepal could transform the country into a 'zone of peace'.
Kevin Holden | 12 Dec 2013 07:03 GMT | Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Myanmar
Wang Keping, a provocative artist critical of China's government, has opened his first solo exhibition in Beijing.
Kevin Holden | 09 Nov 2013 12:14 GMT | Politics, China
Remains of 40,000-year-old Homo sapien help scientists map first human migration routes out of Africa.
Kevin Holden | 25 Jul 2013 11:20 GMT | Australia, China
Archaeologists uncover a new trove of terracotta statues, raising more questions about beliefs in the afterlife.
Kevin Holden | 02 Jun 2013 11:22 GMT | China, Germany
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