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In 1991, Croatia's declaration of independence from Yugoslavia helped spark the Balkan wars. Led for nearly a decade by a nationalist president, the small republic now seeks to join the European Union. FP spoke with Nenad Popovic -- the director of Zagreb's Durieux publishing house, known for its support of young authors and exiled writers -- to learn how Croatians are reconciling their post nationalist future with their recent past.
Yemeni poet Abd al-Aziz al-Maqalih has authored more than 13 volumes of poetry and more than 30 other works of literature and criticism. He serves as cultural advisor to Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Saleh.