We track four people on their journey.
Zika virus: 'We have more questions than answers'
11 Feb 2014 02:38 GMT | Human Rights, Football, US & Canada, United States
The biggest sports league in the US, the NFL, could be about to get its first openly gay player. Michael Sam, a star of college football, revealed his sexuality on Sunday. Sam is widely expected to be selected, but as Andy Gallacher explains, he will be entering unchartered territory.
Source: Al Jazeera
Move represents US "diversity", White House says, as Russia's anti-gay policies overshadow preparations for 2014 Games.
Politics, Human Rights, US & Canada, France, Germany
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Europe, US & Canada, Russia, United States
Transport apps are revolutionising commutes for the middle classes, but poorer citizens still face daily gridlock.
Poverty & Development, Asia, India
Cubans get amnesty at the US border, but reaching it involves a risky journey along the Central American migrant trail.
Human Rights, Latin America, Cuba
In many ways, Michael is just like any other 11-year-old, but he has had four open heart surgeries.
Health, US & Canada
Follow a dancer through the exhaustion and jubilation of Peru's days-long Virgin of Candelaria festival.
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Peru
Government recaptures key towns from rebels, as doubts grow about a pause in fighting and humanitarian crisis worsens.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian Civil War, Syria
Girl, 17, shot after reportedly attempting to stab a soldier near a mosque in occupied West Bank city.
War & Conflict, Israel, Palestine, Middle East
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