We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
15 Aug 2013 10:40 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Egypt
Some are calling the violence in Egypt a turning point for the Arab nation, but the question is, which direction is the country heading?
Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh takes a look at some of the scenarios.
Source: Al Jazeera
US leads global condemnation of the use of force by military-backed government to clear protest camps in Cairo.
Politics, Middle East, US & Canada, Egypt, France
Hazem el-Beblawi says decision to storm pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo "was not easy", as death toll climbs to 525.
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
Over 100 people are still thought to be trapped inside collapsed building after Saturday's powerful quake in Tainan.
Humanitarian crises, Taiwan, Earthquake, Asia
German chancellor to meet Turkish leaders as tens of thousands of Syrian refugees remain stranded at border with Turkey.
Middle East, Syria, War & Conflict, Turkey, Humanitarian crises
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