We track four people on their journey.
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30 Oct 2013 08:32 GMT | Middle East
While many Syrians flee the violence, there are millions more inside the country in desperate need of help.
Aid agencies have been unable to get unhindered access to most areas but that has not stopped local community groups from stepping in.
In the suburbs of the capital Damascus, one local group is organising activities for children and giving them trauma counselling.
Al Jazeera spoke to Um Mohammad, one of the women working there.
Source: Al Jazeera
Dozens who fled Syria live in a self-built camp near a French port town, desperate to reach the UK.
Unable to go to school, many of the estimated 400,000 minors in Lebanon roam the streets, working to survive.
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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
Turkey demands the Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters withdraw from areas it captured in the northern Aleppo region.
War & Conflict, Syria, Turkey, Middle East, Syrian Civil War
Two 15-year-old boys killed by Israeli forces near Jenin after one of them allegedly shot at Israeli soldiers.
Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Shooting, Palestine, Middle East
Activist Maryam al-Khawaja in debate with Mansoor al-Arayedh, the chairman of the Gulf Council for Foreign Relations.
Human Rights, Bahrain, Arab Spring
As the WHO investigates the massive outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil, we travel to ground zero of the epidemic.
Health, Latin America, Brazil
Hundreds of Cambodian journalists make a living by uncovering news and then extorting bribes to bury the story.
Media, Journalism, Cambodia
How will improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US affect the lives of people on both sides?
Politics, United States, Cuba