Did Bosnia rip off its national anthem from 'Animal House?'

Several of the world's national anthems are shockingly similar to other compositions. Is this because composers pilfer other people's tunes — or does it tell us more about the difficulties of writing an original melody, asks Alex Marshall, author of a new book on the history of national anthems.

Global Politics

Serbia apologizes for massacre

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Ljiljana Smajlovic, president of the Journalists Association of Serbia, about the news that Serbia has officially apologized for the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica.



Bosnia war victim identified

Reporter Matt Sepic reports that a DNA sample from a Bosnian refugee in Missouri helped authorities identify the body of the man's father; he was killed during the war in Bosnia and was buried in a mass grave.

Former Bosnian Serb leader arrested

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is wanted on genocide charges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, has been arrested after 13 years on the run

A survivor's story

Host Lisa Mullins talks with Kemal Pervanic the author of "The Killing Days: My Journey through the Bosnian War;" Pervanic is a survivor of two Bosnian concentration camps which were run by Bosnian Serbs and held Muslim captives.

In the footsteps of a war criminal

The former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic had been leading a secret life before his arrest earlier this week, and The BBC's Christian Fraser followed in Karadzic's footsteps to find out more about that secret life.

Global Politics

Still shivering as gas dispute continues

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Nick Thorpe in Budapest, Hungary, where some people are still shivering from a lack of heat. The natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine is to blame. The dispute apparently ended today, only to start again. We also hear how people are coping with the cold in Bulgaria and Bosnia.

Conflict & Justice

Karadzic alternative medicine

Former Bosnian Serb leader evaded war crimes prosecutors for years ? in part ? by openly practicing alternative medicine. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Jack Hitt, who's written a story on Karadzic for this weekend's New York Times Magazine.