China's foreign ministry has strongly criticized the US for backing Japan's control of a disputed group of islands in the East China Sea. A government spokesman said the view, expressed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, "neglects the facts."
In South Korea, direct physical punishment was banned in all schools last month. And now teachers and students there are mixed over what alternative should take its place. From Seoul, reporter Jason Strother has the story.
In the aftermath of the Libyan revolution, one thing that needs to be addressed is education. Not only are schools being purged of The Green Book, but lots of subjects need to be revamped and modernized. Don Duncan reports.
A brutal gang rape and beating of a young woman on a public bus in India has the nation clamoring for justice. Marco Werman speaks with Rupa Jha who hosts a Hindi language program for the BBC about why this case has transfixed India.