Europe: March 2012 Archives
Friday March 30, 2012
A woman mourns among 613 coffins of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in July, 2011. The newly-identified remains were buried on the 16th anniversary of the massacre of at least 8,300 Bosnian Muslim men and boys who sought safety at the U.N.-protected enclave at Srebrenica, and were killed by members of the Republic of Serbia (Republika Srpska) army under the leadership of General Ratko Mladic. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
April 1 is the 20th anniversary of the start of the Bosnian War. Rick MacInnes-Rae watched it coming, for CBC News. His recollections:
For me, the days leading up the formal start of the Bosnian War were a time of strange misdirection from the firestorm to come.
The political process was unravelling. Weapons were being broken out. I could see puffs of smoke as mortars spit their rounds into a distant neighbourhood near Mount Igman, a strategic vantage point the Serbs wouldn't relinquish for another three years.
Categories: Europe, News Promo, Past Episodes
Wednesday March 14, 2012
From our correspondents around the world...
Rwandan journalist Didier Bikorimana out with a local fisherman in Butare, Rwanda who tells him people used to fish with anti-malaria mosquito nets on this lake, but they don't anymore. (Photo: Didier Bikorimana)
Millions of people die every year and no one knows exactly why. The Million Death Study aims to change all that.
Mosquito nets are for a) mosquitos or b) fishing. Both, it turns out, and their mis-use is a problem in Rwanda.
First, Slow Food. Now, Slow Wine. Italy takes the beverage of Bacchus back to basics.
Our China correspondent takes the sting out of Dr. Wang's miracle bees in a painful test of traditional medicine.
And, we'll revisit those scaly barbarians at the gate. An update on invasive Asian carp eating their way towards the Great Lakes.Read more »
Categories: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Past Episodes
Friday March 9, 2012
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has introduced measures to crack open Italy's professional guilds, but has met with resistance. (Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)
Categories: Europe, News Promo, The View from Here
Wednesday March 7, 2012
Mauricio Fernandez Garza, mayor of the municipality of San Pedro, attends a ceremony to evaluate their police force in March, 2010. Fernandez Garza practises what some call vigilante justice, which he says keeps his city safe. (Photo: REUTERS/Tomas Bravo)
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- Sony cyberattack: what is Obama going to do about it? video
- The cyberattack against Sony Pictures is a matter of national security and U.S. President Barack Obama and his team are weighing various options to respond, a White House spokesman said Thursday.
- Hackers posing as Syrian-Canadians may be tied to ISIS
- Hackers suspected of ties to ISIS posed as Syrian-Canadians to try to implant malicious software on a computer of a Syrian citizen media group, an internet watchdog says.
- Analysis U.S. torture debate underscores shifting view on personal liberties audio
- Torture, police excesses, 'felony creep.' For a country built around personal liberty and the rule of law, some things are surely changing, Neil Macdonald writes.
- New The Interview cancellation casts pall over Hollywood
- Sony's decision to cancel The Interview in the face of threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business, and it's killing artists' faith in studios to release envelope-pushing content.
- Audio Swedish town seeks to prevent torching of giant Christmas straw goat
- A town in Sweden builds a massive straw goat every festive season - and every year, someone tries to burn it down. This year, the town taxi station has been moved next to the goat in an effort to keep more eyes on the straw statue and prevent arson.