Thousands died in the 1998-99 Kosovo war between Serbs and ethnic Albanians, and Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge recalls his experience reporting on the Albanian border as Kosovars fled the conflict, losing their homes and lives as they walked a mere 139 steps.
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Recently, air raid sirens marked the 10th anniversary of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia in response to the country's crackdown on Kosovo. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the lasting repercussions of the war.
The State Department has issued a lengthy report evaluating human rights practices around the world, including China, Cuba and Venezuela.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses how the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine has impacted her country of Hungary, whose imports of Russian gas have been severely reduced.
For Serbians, the Yugo is a rusted symbol of Yugoslav socialism, but to Americans, the hatchback car is more the brunt of a joke. Anchor Martin Savidge writes about a story that didn't make it onscreen this week, and provides a few punchlines to boot.