The European Union requires candidates for membership to have peaceful relations with their neighbors. Twelve years after the Kosovo War, the governments of Kosovo and Serbia are trying to normalize relations.
Turkey had intended to oppose the intervention in Libya, despite the country's membership in NATO. But then Ankara changed its mind and was on board, when the alliance agreed to take over the military effort. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul.
You might think authoritarian political regimes aren't very good for art. But Serbian rock star Rambo Amadeus says tyranny gives art purpose and energy. Now he says cultural life in Serbia has run out of steam. Matthew Brunwasser has today's global hit.
Evangelical Christianity is gaining prominence in South Sudan. The religious awakening comes in the wake of a vote earlier this year for an independent country. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a province in southern Turkey about the size of Delaware. It is an ethically diverse province and even includes a village with a 100 percent ethnic Armenian population. Can you name it?
In 1979 Peter Murphy sang about the death of a vampire and gave birth to gothic rock. Now Murphy portrays a vampire in the latest ï¿½Twilight' film. For today's Global Hit, Matthew Brunwasser profiles the front man of the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus.
South Sudan's government is dependent on foreign non-governmental organizations for many of its functions. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba on what the NGOs do in South Sudan, and about concerns that the new country is too dependent on the groups.