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The World This Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

The World This Weekend wraps up the day's events and looks to the week ahead, bringing Canadians the latest developments in key stories.

Tune in on Saturday and Sunday evenings for compelling reports, thought provoking interviews, and fascinating feature-length segments.

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The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program.

It wraps up the day's events on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing Canadians the latest developments on the key stories at home and around the world.

Journalists report not only what's happening, but why it's happening, providing context and analysis, along with feature-length documentaries.

World Headlines

New Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy
U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements that have dominated U.S. foreign policy since the Cold War.
Updated Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage
Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the holiday travel rush because of a power outage that has since been restored.
Destruction of Rohingya villages continues: Human Rights Watch
Satellite imagery shows that Rohingya villages in Myanmar continued to be destroyed even as Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement last month to return refugees from the ethnic Muslim minority who had fled their country amid violence, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
John McCain returns to Arizona after treatment, will miss tax bill vote video
U.S. Republican Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after being hospitalized for a viral infection while battling brain cancer and will miss a crucial Senate vote on the Republican tax package, his office said Sunday.
Sebastian Pinera, conservative billionaire and former president, wins Chile election
Conservative billionaire and former president Sebastian Pinera has easily won Chile's presidential run-off election, moving the world's top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations.