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The World This Weekend with Marcia Young

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

Canada's criticism of Russia 'makes no difference'
The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia’s actions in the Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but analysts doubt it will have any impact on curtailing Moscow's policies in the region.
South Korea ferry: Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for captain
The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.
Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russia militants shrug off Geneva deal
The self-declared leader of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, Denis Pushilin, says that he did not consider his men to be bound by an agreement between Russia and Ukraine to disarm and vacate occupied buildings.
New Syrian state TV says 14 killed in car bombing in Homs
Syrian state television says 14 people have been killed by a car bomb that exploded outside a mosque in a pro-government district of the central city of Homs.
Updated Mount Everest avalanche kills 12 Nepalese guides
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.