The 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai Expo displaced hundreds of thousands of residents in China. Some of them are still struggling to get compensation for their lost homes. One Shanghai couple took matters into their own hands.
Two Indian men experimented with life at the poverty line. Their blogs and media appearances seem to have spurred a movement among middle class Indians to better the lives of some 80 percent of the population.
Monday's legislative elections in Pakistan are critical to the country's future, but voter turnout may still be low because not only is there the threat of violence, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports
Heba Aly has the story of a young man from Kenya who went to fight with the insurgents in Somalia. He's believed to have blown himself up in a suicide bombing. Now his family and friends worry that other young men from his village will follow his path.