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Fulbright scholar Jesse Appell went to China to study the tradition of Chinese stand-up comedy. But after he made a spoof video of Psy's megahit, "Gangnam Style" which he called "Laowai Style" he found himself at the center of his own comedy.
The arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Yousef over the weekend made us ask how freedom of expression has evolved in the nations affected by the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with middle east expert, Michael Wahid Hanna at the Century Foundation.
The BBC returns to Zimbabwe with a day of live broadcasting from the African country. The Africa Have Your Say' program comes from Chitungwiza, a Soweto-like' township outside Harare. The hometown of host Farayi Mungazi. Marco Werman talked with him.
Hamid Karzai has been sworn in as Afghan president. Kabul's streets were almost empty on Thursday as security forces set up numerous roadblocks ahead of the ceremony. The World's Aaron Schachter looks at security for Karzai's second inauguration.
Pro-government Iranians have been rallying to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the rally to attack the West. The opposition is trying to stage counter-demonstrations. The World's Laura Lynch has the story.
Political cartoonists who comment on the Arab-Israeli conflict have a lot of material to work with. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with two. Khalil Abu Arafeh is a Palestinian editorial cartoonist and Uri Fink is an Israeli political cartoonist.
Sergei Zhuk, an author and rock fan, says Rock and Roll helped bring down the Soviet Union. His book is called "Rock and Roll in the Rocket City: The West, Identity, and Ideology in Soviet Dniepropetrovsk, l960-l985." Brigid McCarthy spoke to Zhuk.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Russian rock critic and social commentator Artemy Troitsky, who's being sued by a popular musician who says Troitsky slandered him by calling him "a trained poodle" for a figure in President Dmitry Medvedev's government.