We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
Farmers in the Free State province say dry spells are common but current drought is unprecedented.
07 Feb 2016 11:16 GMT | Poverty & Development, Weather, Africa, South Africa
More winter fun and less travel disruption is the result of the latest winter storm.
07 Feb 2016 10:15 GMT | Weather, Europe, Turkey, Snow
Heavy snow lives up to its name in New England, bringing down power lines and trees.
06 Feb 2016 10:40 GMT | Weather, US & Canada, Snow
Weather phenomenon blamed for floods and mudflows across US West Coast has also alleviated water shortage in the state.
05 Feb 2016 20:54 GMT | US & Canada, Storms, Weather
Huge waves pounded the Atlantic coastline of both countries.
An abrupt drop of more than 20C in just a week has shocked people and wildlife alike across the continent.
Europe receives copious amount of snowfall that has resulted in temperatures dipping below zero in many countries.
Distinctive iridescent nacreous clouds, more commonly found near the poles, have been seen swirling in the sky.
05 Feb 2016 10:41 GMT
In south India, a couple know the various types of rain that fall on their land as intimately as they know each other.
04 Feb 2016 06:42 GMT
As much of the United States continues to battle effects of winter storms, one famous rodent says spring is here.
03 Feb 2016 10:02 GMT
Climate change has altered India's monsoons and, consequently, affected its land, species and people.
02 Feb 2016 11:13 GMT
US climate scientists say past year was warmest since records were kept, showing that global warming continues unabated.
Heavy snow and strong winds cause chaos across the US Rockies and Great Plains.
02 Feb 2016 10:20 GMT
Around 100,000 people stuck in railway stations as snow and ice disrupt the world's largest annual human migration.
02 Feb 2016 10:02 GMT
Wintry weather in central China's Hubei province causes widespread disruption, affecting millions.
01 Feb 2016 13:39 GMT
Northwest Europe braces for another round of violent winds and flooding rains.
31 Jan 2016 10:47 GMT
Severe weather continues to cause disruption in the city.
30 Jan 2016 10:08 GMT
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