Europe

Is Trump the new Nero?

Barry Strauss is an expert in all things Roman. He joins The World's Marco Werman for a talk about Roman history and how its legendary figures compare to our modern politicians.

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Serbia re-elects euro-friendly president

Current Serbian president Boris Tadic won a second term in office yesterday, allowing him to continue his quest for EU membership, but Europe is including conditions -- including turning over war crimes suspects, as The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Iraq war strains efforts in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he backs a pause in troops cuts in Iraq after the first round of pullouts in July, but that could mean more strain on US forces in Afghanistan, where the violence is escalating

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Will Everett introduces us to an Iraqi musician who left his homeland several years ago to find artistic freedom. He now lives in Amman, Jordan where he's using his music to help make Iraqi refugees feel at home in the Jordanian capital.

Global Politics

EU gives Serbia a warning

US and European officials have issued a stern warning to Serbia following yesterday's attack on the US embassy in Belgrade where protestors upset by Kosovo's declaration of independence set the embassy on fire