March 8 & 11, 2012 - from San Pedro, Mexico - Russia - Rome - China - Cape Town, South Africa
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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CBC correspondent Keith Boag has been reporting all week on drug-related violence in Mexico. (Photo: CBC)
Masha Drokova, an activist with the pro-Putin youth group, Nashi, meets Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the documentary Putin's Kiss, we watch Masha's disillusionment with Nashi and Putin. (Photo: Kino Lorber)
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has introduced measures to crack open Italy's professional guilds, but has met with resistance. (Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)
The cover of Striking it Rich: Diary of China's Poorest Guy, by Lao Kang, a self-help-style bestseller in China.
An excerpt from a Du Lala's Promotion Diary, an example of "workplace fiction"
Lionel is a "Beach Buddy" in Muizenberg, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. They're licensed versions of the ubiquitous "car guards", who are paid to watch over parked cars and guard against vandalism and theft. (Photo: Anders Kelto)
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- Kenyan building collapse after heavy rains kills 7, injures dozens
- Seven people were killed and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday.
- Analysis Ukraine heats up as East-West communication breaks down
- You can tell tension has risen to a very serious state of jitters when NATO feels the need for Cold War-era style hotlines with Moscow to prevent sudden, armed clashes in eastern Europe.
- Canada should boost military spending, former NATO commander says
- The former supreme allied commander of NATO says he agrees with Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, that non-U.S. allies need to step up and boost their military budgets.
- Kenya to set fire to huge stockpile of ivory
- Authorities in Kenya are making a bold statement today about the illegal poaching and use of ivory. They're setting fire to more than 100 tonnes of it.
- Canadian-supported medical clinic in Syria destroyed video
- The Canadian branch of a medical non-profit reports that one of its clinics in Aleppo, Syria, has been destroyed, and is pointing the finger at airstrikes by Russian and regime forces.