Europe

In 'The Humorist,' Soviet comedy is no joke

Michael Idov's new film, “The Humorist,” captures the oxymoronic nature of state-sanctioned Soviet comedy and the downfall of the system through the eyes of character, Boris Arkadiev.

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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

Global Politics

Interview with James Rubin

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with former Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin, who led several diplomatic missions to Kosovo as Assistant Secretary of State during the Clinton Administration.

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