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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.

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World Headlines

Obama in Alaska uses melting glacier as presidential pulpit on climate change
U.S. President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.
Bangkok bombings: Officials say evidence points to detained suspect
Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation into last month's deadly bombing in Bangkok gathered steam.
Couple who quit their jobs to travel the world end up scrubbing toilets for money
The viral web is teeming with stories of people who've ditched dull corporate gigs to travel the world and "chase their dreams" — so many of them, in fact, that they've become a bit of an internet trope.
Uber drivers in California get class-action status in payment case
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a case in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers.
International trio blasts off for 2-day journey to Space Station
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, roared off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).