We track four people on their journey.
Zika virus: 'We have more questions than answers'
On World Radio Day, UN says 44,000 radio stations broadcast to five billion people, or roughly 70 percent of the world.
13 Feb 2016 15:23 GMT | Science & Technology, Media, Asia, Africa, Asia Pacific
Group says it attacked Daallo Airlines after its initial target, a Turkish Airlines flight, cancelled Mogadishu flight.
13 Feb 2016 14:36 GMT | Somalia, Al-Shabab, Africa, War & Conflict
Decision comes as Kigali faces accusations of involvement in "destabilising activities" in crisis-hit Burundi.
12 Feb 2016 19:48 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Africa, Rwanda, Burundi
President's spokesman says Machar has been given a week to travel to Juba to form a transitional government.
12 Feb 2016 16:06 GMT | South Sudan, Politics, War & Conflict, Africa
Arrival of big companies and technology advances, threaten ancient livelihood at Ethiopia's dried, salty inland seabed.
The events that affected people's lives across the world as reported by our correspondents.
In 2015, more than 50 attacks, in which almost 1,000 civilians were killed, were committed in the name of ISIL.
In 2006 South Africa we visit the 21-year-olds we first met as children, as they manage work, race relations and family.
12 Feb 2016 09:28 GMT
Following violent protests, opposition members walk out of president's much-anticipated State of the Nation address.
11 Feb 2016 21:16 GMT
Former US ambassador to Nigeria Robin Sanders discusses the armed group's new tactics following deadly suicide bombings.
11 Feb 2016 08:47 GMT
More than 70 killed in attacks at a camp in Borno state for people displaced by Boko Haram-related violence.
11 Feb 2016 05:03 GMT
We follow the 20 South African children, now 14, as they talk about race, relationships, fear of violence, and God.
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
African Union says armed group is hoping to stage attacks disguised as AMISOM troops, using uniforms it took from them.
10 Feb 2016 17:30 GMT
Harare seeking $1.5bn to help save more than a quarter of the population from starving to death, as drought worsens.
09 Feb 2016 19:42 GMT
Constitutional Court to consider whether the president should return funds used on $23m private renovation.
09 Feb 2016 16:29 GMT
UN calls for urgent support for tens of thousands of children amid severe drought exacerbated by a strong El Nino.
09 Feb 2016 07:33 GMT
Activist Maryam al-Khawaja in debate with Mansoor al-Arayedh, the chairman of the Gulf Council for Foreign Relations.
Human Rights, Bahrain, Arab Spring
As the WHO investigates the massive outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil, we travel to ground zero of the epidemic.
Health, Latin America, Brazil
Hundreds of Cambodian journalists make a living by uncovering news and then extorting bribes to bury the story.
Media, Journalism, Cambodia
How will improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US affect the lives of people on both sides?
Politics, United States, Cuba