We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
21 Jul 2012 01:55 GMT | Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Africa, South Africa
An African dancer has beaten tough odds to become a rising star in the exclusive ballet world. Michaela DePrince has just performed her professional debut at South Africa's biggest dance company. Al Jazeera's Barbara Angopa reports.
West Bengal long suffered cancerous effects of arsenic-laced water, but projects to provide clean water show promise.
Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
Americans' passports could be seized if they owe more than $50,000 in taxes, but could this law be unfairly applied?
Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
Joint operations using banned munitions have killed nearly 40 civilians since January 26, Human Rights Watch says.
War & Conflict, Syrian Civil War, Europe, Syria, Russia
Report covering 2011-15 period urges targeted sanctions against individuals and groups guilty of "unimaginable abuses".
War & Conflict, Human Rights, Syrian Civil War, Syria
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