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Iraqi monuments still standing

The majority of monuments erected in Iraq by Saddam Hussein have been destroyed or defaced, but some still stand. The fate of those remaining monuments has pitted preservationists against Iraqis eager to forget the past. Susannah George reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tartini's Balkan home

We head to south-central Europe now for the Geo Quiz. The country we're looking for shares borders with Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Austria. It's got lots of mountains but also a sliver of waterfront property on the Adriatic Sea.

Arts, Culture & Media

Alexander Scriabin

The Baryshnikov Arts Center is hosting a show; �Spectral Scriabin'. Eteri Andjaparidze and Jennifer Tipton are creating a music-theater work in which the music of Scriabin merges with a display of color and light. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Conflict & Justice

Karzai confirms cash from Iran

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged that his office has received cash from Iran, but insists it was part of a transparent process. Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Quentin Summerville and a reality check from Pamela Constable.