We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
Republic of Congo launches investigation after UN sends troops home following new allegations of sex abuse in CAR.
06 Feb 2016 06:34 GMT | Human Rights, Humanitarian crises, Africa, Central African Republic, Congo
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 | Politics, War & Conflict, Africa, Burundi, Tanzania
Gunfight between unknown assailants and UN forces ongoing after early-morning assault on Timbuktu UN base.
05 Feb 2016 12:15 GMT | Mali, UN, War & Conflict, Al-Qaeda, Africa
Freed by soldiers, Zara, 16, says she would rather be with the Boko Haram fighter who abducted and impregnated her.
05 Feb 2016 10:51 GMT | Nigeria, War & Conflict, Boko Haram, 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.
Number of fighters has reportedly dropped in Iraq and Syria while gaining "more ground and influence" in Libya.
05 Feb 2016 09:23 GMT
We follow the 20 South African children, now 14, as they talk about race, relationships, fear of violence, and God.
05 Feb 2016 07:57 GMT
Several local organisations have stepped up to provide creative outlets for people arriving from sub-Saharan Africa.
05 Feb 2016 07:06 GMT
The stories of two cancer patients reveal the desperate plight faced by those who cannot afford private care.
04 Feb 2016 07:35 GMT
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.
Report says troops shoved civilians into a metal container, used as makeshift prison cell, leading to their deaths.
04 Feb 2016 06:48 GMT
03 Feb 2016 13:40 GMT
Al Jazeera speaks to opposition leader Riek Machar about ongoing efforts towards forming a national unity government.
03 Feb 2016 08:11 GMT
Landlocked southern African state declares emergency, with experts predicting food shortage in the coming year.
02 Feb 2016 21:59 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