As It Happens

As It Happens: The Thursday Edition

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

Part One

Khashoggi: U.S
Despite allegations that Saudi assassins murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Donald Trump isn't taking action — and a Congressman says the U.S. President has to stop playing favourites with the Saudi regime. 

Italian rescue ship
A group of activists launches a migrant rescue ship under an Italian flag, in the hopes that Italy will either let them dock — or pay a political price for refusing them entry.

Sommelier scandal
Almost all the newly minted "master sommeliers" have been stripped of their titles, because someone leaked the answers to the gruelling exam — and the wine world is shaken to its cork. 

Part Two

Supreme Court of Canada: Cree Chief
The Chief of the Misikew Cree First Nation says the Supreme Court has dealt a blow to reconciliation — by denying that Ottawa has a duty to consult with Indigenous people before passing laws that affect their treaty rights.

Recovered violin update
It was recently recovered after 35 years missing — and now, a rare Stradivarius that belonged to the late Roman Totenberg will be given new life in the hands of an 18-year-old virtuoso. 

Part Three

Encore feature: Kirabati and Anote's Ark
In April, the director of the documentary Anote's Ark, and its subject, Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati, joined Carol in the "As It Happens" studio to discuss it. And after this week's warning from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we thought it was a good time to air it again.