We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
Constitutional Court to make a decision on whether the president should return funds used on private renovation.
09 Feb 2016 11:21 GMT | South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Politics, Africa
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 | Somalia, Africa, Humanitarian crises
Family, among the few Syrians seeking refuge in Cape Town, sees plight worsen since rejection of asylum case last year.
08 Feb 2016 19:39 GMT | Human Rights, Refugees, Africa, Middle East
Jocelyn Elliot hopes Dr Ken Elliott, with whom she ran a clinic near Mali border for 40 years, will be released soon.
08 Feb 2016 18:01 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Burkina Faso, Al-Qaeda
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.
Suspect and 73 other passengers meant to board Turkish Airlines flight, which was cancelled, Daallo Airlines chief says.
07 Feb 2016 22:12 GMT
Farmers in the Free State province say dry spells are common but current drought is unprecedented.
07 Feb 2016 11:16 GMT
Release follows mediation efforts and continuing talks to secure release of second hostage, Niger government says.
07 Feb 2016 05:18 GMT
Somali aviation minister says one-metre-sized hole in the side of Daallo Airlines jet was caused by a bomb explosion.
06 Feb 2016 20:45 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.
We revisit the 20 South African children first filmed in 1992, to see how love, money and violence colour their lives.
At least 101 people killed by the viral illness since August as Abuja battles to contain latest flare-up of the fever.
06 Feb 2016 15:22 GMT
Assita Kanko, a politician in Brussels, recalls when she underwent female genital mutilation as a child in Burkina Faso.
06 Feb 2016 10:45 GMT
Republic of Congo launches investigation after UN sends troops home following new allegations of sex abuse in CAR.
06 Feb 2016 06:34 GMT
Government denies claims it is sending armed agents to UN-run refugee camps to kidnap and kill opposition supporters.
05 Feb 2016 20:33 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
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