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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.

You can also listen, on demand, at cbc.ca/podcasts.

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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's undiplomatic chat with Taiwan president likely to anger China
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China.
As fighting intensifies in Aleppo, UN mulls Canadian resolution to end conflict
The United Nations General Assembly began talks on Friday on a Canadian-drafted resolution that would demand an end to fighting in Syria.
Accused killer allegedly told detective he shot teen for 'hassling' him
A black West Virginia teenager had a BB gun in his waistband but nothing in his hands when he was fatally shot by a white man, a police detective has testified.
Breitbart urges readers to boycott Kellogg after ads pulled
Breitbart News, the conservative U.S. news and opinion website known for its vociferous support of president-elect Donald Trump, is calling on readers to boycott Kellogg food products after the company pulled advertising from the website.
New 21 Chinese miners die after 4 days trapped
China's state-run Xinhua News Agency says 21 miners who were trapped for four days after an explosion have been confirmed dead. One is missing.