The field of engineering is so popular in India that it's harder to get into a top engineering school there than to get into Harvard. And that has some worried that India faces a shortage of other professionals.
COSAT is a science and technology high school teaching some of South Africa's poorest kids. Yet it has one of the highest graduation rates of any public high in the country. Its principal, Phadiela Cooper, is one reason why.
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 ï¿½Baghdadï¿½ for the widespread violence there.
Some of Istanbul's old neighborhoods are struggling to modernize. The Turkish government is razing buildings to make way for new homes. Some argue the original character of the neighborhoods is being destroyed. Aaron Schachter reports from Istanbul.
Bottlenecks and infrastructure damage have been holding up aid efforts in Haiti. There is little sign of humanitarian supplies beyond the Port-au-Prince airport. We get an update from UN spokesman Vincenzo Pugliese.