Protestors in Egypt postponed their deadline by which they wanted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to resign in favor of the Egyptian army's ultimatum. The Egyptian president's supporters, meanwhile, took to the streets in bigger numbers while more members of his staff quit.
Robert Siegel talks to Amr Hamzawy, founder of the Egyptian Freedom Party and a leading member of the National Salvation Front. He's a former member of the Egyptian Parliament and won election to his seat after he played a role in the revolution that overthrew former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Protests by a coalition of Islamists, secularists and leftists ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Just two years later, some of the same protesters have overthrown the country's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi.
In the United States, education is a right for all children. For Shabana Basij-Rasikh in Afghanistan, it was something she was willing to risk her life for. She speaks with host Michel Martin about her story, and a school she co-founded in Afghanistan that helps educate young women.
As a deadline set by the military looms, President Mohammed Morsi is being pushed to find a way to address the complaints of protesters. The army says it is not planning a coup. But Morsi's supporters say that's just what is happening.
For decades, millions of refugees around the world have lived in canvas tents. But those tents are hot during the day, cold at night, and afford little privacy. Ikea and the U.N. refugee agency are working to provide a durable and innovative alternative. Testing on the units begins this month in Ethiopia.
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