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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

Gaza conflict: Israel strikes 70 new targets, including 5 mosques video
Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the UN chief and the U.S. secretary of state launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of deadly fighting.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: 'Wronged' countries should secure crash site, Abbott says video
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday countries that have been "so wronged" should take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.
South Korea ferry disaster: Fugitive billionaire ferry owner found dead
South Korean police said on Tuesday that a body found last month in the south of the country was that of a fugitive businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people.
Detroit bankruptcy: Retirees vote in favour of pension cuts
Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history.
Analysis Russia's blame game over Malaysian Airlines MH17 video
Like Napoleon, Richard Nixon and countless others, Don Murray writes, there is a limit to plausible deniability. When does Vladimir Putin own up to what others do at his urging?