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The slums of Zambia

The BBC's Jo Fidgen explores one of the roughest parts of Zambia's capital, Lusaka. A local boy serves as a guide through Chiboly, a massive slum often nicknamed �Baghdad� for the widespread violence there.

Global Politics

Created in China: Part 5

We continue our series �Created in China' with a look at the roots of innovation, at how Chinese children are or are not encouraged to be creative, and how that's evolving. Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt to ban full women's veils

Egypt's highest Muslim authority has said he will issue a religious edict against the growing trend for full women's veils, known as the niqab. The practice is widely associated with more radical trends of Islam. Reporter Aya Batrawy has the story.

Global Politics

Ukraine's language

Ukraine became independent from the Soviet Union 18 years ago. One of the first moves Ukrainian nationalists took was to make Ukrainian the official state language. But as Brigid McCarthy reports, Russian remains the language of choice.

Lifestyle & Belief

Returning to Sudan

A refugee named Valentino Achak Deng returned from the U.S. to his home in Sudan. Deng built a school with proceeds from a book based on his life written by author Dave Eggers. The World's Jeb Sharp talks with Eggers and Deng about their friendship.

Global Politics

Remembering East Germany

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, young Germans don't give a lot of thought to what was once known as the GDR or East Germany. Few know much about a state that vanished before they were even born. Susan Stone reports from Berlin.