We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
01 Jun 2014 03:49 GMT | Latin America, Venezuela
A new study claims Venezuela is the world's most miserable country. The study measured misery by examining various economic factors of each country and then ranking them. Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Caracas.
Source: Al Jazeera
Major carriers suspend or scale back flights as government fails to pay the $4bn it owes them.
Politics, Latin America, Venezuela
Restrictions announced in Caracas as country grapples with anti-government protests and scarcity of basic goods.
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
Riot police use batons to quell clashes after illegal hawkers mount "fishball revolution" in popular market.
Asia Pacific, Hong Kong
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