Aug 15th, 2006
Matthew Brunwasser reports from the Mediterranean island of Malta — where divorce is not an option for troubled marriages. Malta’s conservative Catholic society does allow married couples to separate — but they can’t re-marry.
Aug 2nd, 2006
When it comes to popular music in Bulgaria, it’s Chalga. Chalga is a blend of eastern Turkish rhythms, western pop and local folk music. The King of Chalga is a singer named Azis. He’s a controversial figure. Many Bulgarians love him, but he also inspires a lot of animosity. Matthew Brunwasser has today’s Global Hit.