The World this Weekend

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The World This Weekend is a dynamic half-hour program that showcases first- rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won't hear anywhere else that connect you with remote places and people.

Mandela's Funeral, the shovels are out Central and eastern Canada, and actor Peter O'Toole has died...
Nelson Mandela's homecoming, China follows the U-S and the Soviet Union into space, and the NHL lowers the boom on Shawn Thornton.
A day of prayer for Mandela, a winter storm pushes up the U-S east coast, A huge show of strength against Ukraine's government.
An outpouring of love for Nelson Mandela, the World Trade Organization has a deal to boost global trade, and Pop star Katy Perry's Canadian inspiration.
An Ontario man charged with trying to supply China with classified material, A deadly derailment in New York City, and this is World Aids Day.
Searching for survivors after a helicopter crashes into a Scottish pub, Protests swell in Ukraine, and bridge work for frustrated Montrealers.
Iran's nuclear deal.Diplomatic victory or disaster?, no sense of belonging in the Philipines, and The Ticats and The Roughriders play for the Grey Cup.
Striving for a breakthrough in nuclear talks with Iran,it's freezing for Canadian football fans in Regina, and the world's longest running science- fiction series Dr. Who
Searching for family in the Philipines, tornadoes touch down in Illinois, and nobel prize winning author, Doris Lessing is dead.
Canadians helping relief efforts in the Philippines, Mayoral candidates seeing opportunity amongst Rob Ford's ruins, and a golden day for Canadian figureskaters
Despair in the Philippines, Canadian relatives are desperate for answers, and in service of their country, we remember.
The Philippines left battered, Thousands demonstrate against cutbacks to Veterans Affairs, and standing by Toronto's Rob Ford.
Rob Ford says sorry, but critics say that's not enough, Quebec voters hope for change, The US calls for stability in Egypt.
The Conservative convention wraps and the opposition dismisses Harper's talk, Pressure on Toronto's Mayor to resign, and a boycott of Canadian seafood.
Room for compromise in the Senate, Hallowe'en cancelled at school, and the death of musical giant Lou Reed.
Rallying for Quebec's Charter of Values,Canadian's resist the flu shot, and Women fight to drive in Saudi Arabia.
Questioning rail safety in Canada, the sovereignty debate back in a Quebec court, and whats next for the fracking protesters.
Alberta on alert after a train derails, pipeline protests in Toronto, and auctioning off an icon from the Titanic.
At least 90 people are dead after panic prompts a stampede on a bridge, in central India. Also, a 19-year-old Nova Scotian is charged with attempted murder in connection with a weekend stabbing. The attack has left one man paralysed from the waist down.
Half a million people have been forced from their homes as Cyclone Phailin hits the Indian coast. And rescuers in the Mediterranean Sea say at least 30 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized on Friday.