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Milosevic and Fat Man Walking
Inside Serbia - Peter - 2030 GMT

We paid a visit to Serbia today to find out how people there have reacted to the death of former President Slobodan Milosevic.

Obviously is a complicated issue and hopefully our debate reflected that - and opened a window on it for our listeners.

Let us know what you thought about the discussion, and Mr Milosevic's death.

The Long Walk

We had a bit of trouble getting through to Steve Vaught, the Fat Man Walking across the United States, as it was very wet and windy on the road in Ohio, but the line settled down he told us how people have responded to his walk from San Diego to New York.

He said once he explains why he's walking, 99% are supportive.

When he started he thought he'd lose 70 kg and he'd be happy. Thousands of miles later he's decided that happiness is something that has to be worked at.

As he said, he's had plenty of time to think about things.

What do you think? Let us know by email or using the form below.

Reaction in Belgrade - Rabiya- 1300 GMT

Good afternoon and welcome to World Have Your Say.


The former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic died in his cell at the Hague tribunal detention centre on Saturday, and your reaction to his death has been pouring in.

On the programme today we'll be trying to understand how people in Belgrade are feeling. There is much relief in the Balkans at his death, but there are some Serbians that have come out in his defence and are calling him a martyr.

Slobodan Milosevic was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity for his alleged central role in the wars in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo during the 1990s.

295 witnesses testified
5,000 exhibits presented in court
466 days of hearings

Drugs found in the body of Mr Milosevic may have neutralised treatment for his heart conditions, according to a toxicologist.

Full test results have not yet been released but the comments of Dutch expert Donald Uges has raised questions over what caused Mr Milosevic's death from a heart attack.

What are people saying about how he died?

And what pressure does his death put on the war crimes tribunal to place fugitive war crimes suspects Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic on trial?

Fat Man Walking

One mans personal mission to lose weight has captured peoples imagination in America.

Steve Vaught says he has a pretty good life in California, two kids a great job and a nice home. But the only thing stopping him from truly enjoying it is that he is overweight, and that is making him unhappy.

Last April he embarked on an extraordinary journey. He started walking across the United States from San Diego to NYC to lose weight and "regain his life".

He has become something of a national hero with his cause, and we'll be looking to catch up with him or one of his supporters to find out just why it's so important to him.

Lets talk about sex

The British Prime Minster Tony Blair has admitted that talking to his children about sex made him "nervous".

Mr Blair was taking part in a question and answer session with six young Africans at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

He said that although his children could tell him more than he could tell them, ultimately it's up to parents to tell children the facts of life.

Do you agree? Who's responsibility is it to teach children about sex?

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