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Arts, Culture & Media

Protest songs

Artists often play a part in the struggle against barriers. The World's Gerry Hadden has been looking into songs that symbolized the struggle against the divided Germany. He didn't find many. But the few he found mostly came from the former East Germany.

Politics

Churches attacked in Malaysia

Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Jennifer Pak about a spate of attacks on Christian churches in Malaysia. They follow a controversy over the use of the word ?Allah? by some Malaysians when referring to the God of Christianity.

Conflict & Justice

Russia's media and terrorism

Russia's state-run TV did not initially tell viewers about Monday's bombings but news consumers did find ample live coverage of the attacks on the Web. Moscow based journalist Masha Gessen says Russians don't expect much from TV news.

Politics

Cuba creates its own wikipedia'

Cuba is launching its local equivalent of Wikipedia. It's called Ecu-red and boasts entries aiming to disseminate information from a 'decolonizer' point of view. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana.