We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
14 Dec 2013 20:57 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Chile
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is set to win back the top job on Sunday when voting will take place in a second round of the presidential election.
Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.
Source: Al Jazeera
Chile is a model of political and economic stability in a turbulent neighbourhood, so why are people disenchanted?
Leftist leader garners 47 percent of votes but falls short of 50 percent needed to avoid runoff, to be held Dec 15.
Politics, Latin America, Chile
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
Steps unveiled during Merkel's visit include push to halt assault on Syrian city of Aleppo and curb "illegal migration".
Middle East, Syria, War & Conflict, Turkey
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