Haitian are still battling to rebuild their lives and their homes two years after the devastating earthquake. Historian Laurent Dubois explains how Haiti's turbulent past continues to resonate in its politics today.
The world's newest nation, South Sudan, will be one year old next week. The country is a long way from changing its status as one of the poorest and most illiterate in the world. Yet some find reason to celebrate.
Children who grow up in Britain's community of traveling fairground or carnivals don't normally have access to the best schools, let alone go on to graduate with a history degree from Cambridge University. But that is what Zoah Hedges-Stocks has done.
Geeking out to help end global poverty. (That's meant with the highest respect for geeks.) Tapping great minds to help the world's poorest, Shashi Buluswar leads the Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies at Lawrence Berkeley Lab in Berkeley, California.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Southeast Asia's largest lake ? Cambodia's Tonle Sap ? and why environmentalists are worried about its future. Dams, logging and overfishing are some of the factors threatening the lake's ecosystem.
The World's Laura Lynch that French authorities raided a migrant camp in Calais , in northern France. The camp was used by hundreds of illegal migrants as the last stop on the way to a better life across the English Channel in Britain.
For some living in what was once the Eastern Bloc, the last twenty years have brought freedom but also hardship especially for the youngest generation who have grown up without Communism. Laura Lynch has the story.