We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
29 Jul 2013 13:21 GMT | Science & Technology, Environment, Humanitarian crises, Business & Economy, Asia Pacific
Electric cars are being rolled out in Seoul in a bid to combat air pollution.
The cheap and eco-friendly cars could also ease traffic jams in the congested city.
Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from the South Korean capital.
Source: Al Jazeera
The hosts of the East Asian Cup, South Korea, record second consecutive draw as they fail to get better of China.
Sport, Football, Australia, China, Japan
We look at issues around the news and information that defectors are smuggling out of Pyongyang.
Politics, US & Canada, North Korea, South Korea, United States
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
At least seven people confirmed dead after 17-storey building in the city of Tainan collapses, trapping scores.
Environment, Asia Pacific, Taiwan, Earthquake
Flight from northern Aleppo province's countryside prompted by government's success in breaking through rebel defences.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian crisis, Turkey-Syria border, Syria
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
The WHO has declared the spread of the Zika virus a global public health emergency, so how big a threat is the virus?
Health, Zika virus, US
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France