Alex Gallafent

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

A painful medical condition allegedly suffered by cello players has been revealed as a hoax after more than 30 years. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Alex Gallafent.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Alex Gallafent profiles Black Sea Hotel, a four member choir from Brooklyn, New York. It's members are American women. But they sing folk music from the Balkans.

Conflict & Justice

Al Jazeera's impact on Libya

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.

World in Words - poet Sergei Mikhalkov

He was best known for writing lyrics for this tune. It's the national anthem of Russia. It was also the anthem of the old Soviet Union. Mikhalkov wrote different lyrics for each. The World's Alex Gallafent has more.