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Fulbright scholar Jesse Appell went to China to study the tradition of Chinese stand-up comedy. But after he made a spoof video of Psy's megahit, "Gangnam Style" which he called "Laowai Style" he found himself at the center of his own comedy.
The arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Yousef over the weekend made us ask how freedom of expression has evolved in the nations affected by the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with middle east expert, Michael Wahid Hanna at the Century Foundation.
Colombia intelligence agency, the DAS, has been caught eavesdropping on citizens known to be critics of Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe. That's feeding suspicion that the orders came from the top. John Otis reports from the capital Bogota.
While China's state-run media have given President Obama high marks on his visit to China, civil rights lawyers and human rights activists there are disappointed in the president's conciliatory tone. The World's Mary Kay Magistad takes a look.
For decades, the writer Ludmilla Petrushevskaya was banned in the Soviet Union. She wrote stories about domestic despair and Soviet censors demanded optimism. Today she's a living legend in Russia. Kiera Feldman reports.
Somalia's Islamist insurgents have ordered a number of radio stations throughout the country to stop playing music. The BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan is in Mogadishu ? and Mogadishu is one of the answers to our geo quiz today.
Today in a Danish court a Somali man said he was only trying to scare Kurt Westergaard when he broke into his home. Westergaard was the author of a controversial caricature of the Prophet Muhammad. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Carol Hills.
Turkey, the world's most prosperous, democratic and stable Muslim country, is held up by the West as a model for the new "Arab Spring" democracies. But at the same time, the climate for freedom of expression in Turkey is very dark and getting worse.
James Foley was among a group of international journalists who were taken into custody in Libya in April. He spent five weeks in Libyan detention. Now he's telling his story. He speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.