We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
Authorities in Dongguan city have attempted to eradicate the world's oldest profession, but it still survives.
23 Nov 2014 06:48 GMT | China, Asia Pacific
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
01 Sep 2014 06:19 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Russia, Armed groups
Hong Kong’s annual democracy protest: biggest in recent years
02 Jul 2014 12:18 GMT | Politics, Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, Protests, China
Georgia's breakaway region, ravaged by war in 2008, is more stable now but continues to suffer economically.
Nikolay Korzhov | 07 Jun 2014 11:27 GMT | Politics, Georgia, Russia
Thousands of villages have a population of less than ten people, and many more lack adequate infrastructure.
Andrey Kovalenko, Nikolay Korzhov | 02 May 2014 13:37 GMT
Despite rapid growth, the historically poor region continues to struggle with underdevelopment and emigration.
Nikolay Korzhov | 17 Feb 2014 13:00 GMT
Women from the Yao ethnic minority in China's south cut their dark hair only once in a lifetime.
Nikolay Korzhov | 12 Feb 2014 15:36 GMT
From contemplative prayer to eye-popping fireworks, celebrations marking Chinese New Year are always spectacular.
Nikolay Korzhov | 02 Feb 2014 13:55 GMT
Some 3.5 billion journeys will be made by people returning from cities to their hometowns to celebrate the new year.
Nikolay Korzhov | 20 Jan 2014 07:01 GMT
Ethnic Uighurs say they face economic difficulties and worry their culture will be wiped out by assimilation.
Nikolay Korzhov | 08 Dec 2013 13:11 GMT | China
Among the Kayan tribe the ancient custom of wearing neck rings for life is on the decline.
Nikolay Korzhov | 17 Sep 2013 16:29 GMT
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