relief efforts


Getting Turks to read

According to Turkish government statistics, most Turks do not sit down and read on a regular basis. So the Turkish government has started a campaign to promote reading. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford has the story.


Robert McNamara dies

The World's Jason Margolis has this look back at former Secretary of State Robert McNamara, who died today at the age of 93. McNamara served under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, and came to be vilified for his role in escalating the war in Vietnam.

Conflict & Justice

Indian coin sellers

India is a country teaming with enterprise At Haji Ali Dargah, most devotees like to hand out coins to the hundreds who line the road, but few part with big bills. In response, some beggars have started a coin-change business. Linda Blake reports.