The vote Tuesday in Congress authorizing President Obama to use military force, has residents of Damascus concerned about a possible escalation of the civil war. Anchor Marco Werman speaks the the BBC's Jeremy Bowen in Damascus.
In the case of Iran and its attitudes toward a possible US attack on Syria, the BBC Persian Service has been fielding comments -- lots of them -- from Iranian citizens. Marco Werman speaks with Rana Rahimpour of BBC's Persian Service.
Turkey has been on the front lines since the beginning of Syria's civil war more than two years ago. Now, the country's government is urging the U.S. and other nations to get militarily involved -- though its having a tough time selling that message at home.
In Serbia, there is a bizarre culinary contest where volunteer chefs face off for the best tasting... testicles. As in, bull and pig testicles. The festival claims to celebrate those that have courage, or the balls to be the underdog.