We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
15 Aug 2013 14:04 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, Asia Pacific, Philippines
Typhoon Utor has caused landslides and heavy floods in the Philippines. At least six deaths have been reported so far. In Masinloc thousands of people are now homeless. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from storm-hit province.
Source: Al Jazeera
At least one killed and five others missing after typhoon churns through southern China.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Asia Pacific, China, Philippines
At least one killed and 13 missing after powerful typhoon strikes Pacific nation, triggering landslides and floods.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Asia Pacific, Philippines
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
Police say at least eight people killed and scores injured as trains collide near the town of Bad Aibling in Bavaria.
Syrian state TV is reporting deaths and injuries in what it called "a terrorist car bomb" explosion in Masaken Barzeh.
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