We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
A look at some of the country's most popular structures in the wake of a new five-year construction prohibition.
29 Jul 2013 10:01 GMT
A dense haze has blanketed the city-state with officials blaming neighbouring Indonesia's slash-and-burn agriculture.
20 Jun 2013 11:26 GMT
Having lost her son 24 years ago in China's deadly military crackdown, a retired professor continues to demand justice.
04 Jun 2013 07:30 GMT | Human Rights, US & Canada, China, United States
Nearly 3,000 Chinese delegates attend the first ceremony of the National People's Party in Beijing.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 05 Mar 2013 14:04 GMT
Artists such as Zhang Bingjian have taken a creative stand against corruption in China.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 07 Jan 2013 07:49 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Australia, Canada
December 21 marks the end of days for humanity, according to doomsayers, and 1-in-5 Chinese are preparing for the worst.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 19 Dec 2012 12:53 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, China, Guatemala, Mexico
Beijing launched an ambitious plan a decade ago, but the desert continues to swallow up large tracts of green land.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 08 Dec 2012 13:25 GMT | Environment, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea
China's ruling party unveils new members that will steer the Asian giant for the next decade as the congress closes.
Rita Alvarez Tudela | 15 Nov 2012 14:54 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