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The World This Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

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

Analysis Ebola quarantines in U.S.: Are they warranted? video audio
News that a doctor in New York was diagnosed with Ebola following his return to the U.S. has prompted a spate of new and mandatory quarantines for people who have had contact with Ebola patients. But some critics say the new measures aren't medically necessary.
Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Jaylen Fryberg reportedly targeted cousins in Washington school shooting video
Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student in Washington shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.
Alan Eustace, Google exec, sets records with leap from near-space
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
Updated Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, dead at 71
Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71.