We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
01 Oct 2013 11:53 GMT | Politics, Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s presidential election season is getting underway.
And the man who lost out to current President Hamid Karzai in the 2009 vote, is throwing his hat into the ring again.
Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.
Source: Al Jazeera
Shooting of key official in northern province raises fears of more violence in run-up to next year's presidential vote.
Politics, Asia, Afghanistan, Tajikistan
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
Thousands of Syrians, mostly women and children, remain stuck at border after fleeing offensive in Aleppo.
Middle East, Syria, Turkey-Syria border, Turkey
Announcement comes after Syria issues threat, warning to send back any unwelcome foreign troops "in coffins".
War & Conflict, Middle East, US & Canada, Saudi Arabia, 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