We track four people on their journey.
We speak to Israeli Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely
16 Dec 2013 20:44 GMT | Europe
There are concerns about increased volcanic activity at Italy's Mt Etna.
The volcano erupted again on Sunday, coating the countryside in ash and closing nearby Catania airport.
Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Mt Etna.
Source: Al Jazeera
Residents are relocated as Turrialba volcano spews toxic gas and ash, with capital warned of possible evacuation.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Latin America, Costa Rica
Eruption of Katla volcano could disrupt air traffic across Europe with ash cloud similar to one seen in 2010.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Europe, Iceland
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
With sanctions lifted, Tehran is entering an already-glutted market as it plans to produce 500,000 barrels a day.
Oil, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Business & Economy, Middle East
In series of attacks, ISIL fighters kill at least 27 Iraqi soldiers and wound 16 more west of strategic city, army says.
ISIS, War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, Anbar
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
We taste an array of foods that played a crucial part in integrating Muslim and Jewish communities into British society.
Arts & Culture, United Kingdom, Food
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea