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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

Updated Gaza conflict: UN official says both sides committing war crimes video
The UN's top human rights official is accusing both the Israeli military and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in Gaza, where Israel is expanding its campaign to destroy Hamas rockets and tunnels.
Updated Argentina debt crisis: Talks collapse, staggering economy slips into default
Debt talks between U.S. hedge funds and Argentina collapsed late Wednesday, and the country entered its second default since 2001.
Analysis Russia-U.S. relations are chilly, but is this a Cold War?
While the U.S., Europe and Canada continue to punish and isolate Russia with sanctions over its role in Ukraine there is an ongoing debate about whether a new Cold War is underway.
Updated Ebola outbreak: West African death toll tops 700, WHO says
The World Health Organization says the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history now has killed more than 700 people across West Africa.
John Bieniewicz, Michigan soccer ref, never saw fatal sucker punch, witness testifies
A soccer referee who was fatally punched by a player during a recreational game in suburban Detroit did not expect the attack, one of the player's teammates testified Wednesday.