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Global Scan

Ukraine waits in suspense, and China blocks embarrassing details of secret bank accounts

Ukraine's protesters suspend clashes to negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovich, while China's leadership scrambles to block the web and keep their secret offshore bank accounts from being revealed to Chinese citizens. Curling gets fancy at the Sochi Olympics and South Korea welcomes Canadian hockey players in its bid to qualify for the next Winter Olympics. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Politics

South Korea restricts US beef imports

Seoul is already calling for imports to be restricted again; protesters have put pressure on President Lee Myung Bak and they say he's exposing the nation to mad cow disease by allowing the import of US beef, as Correspondent Jason Strother has the story.

Politics

What to do about North Korea

It's been nearly five days since North Korea claimed it tested a nuclear weapon. But the talks at the United Nations over how to respond have not yet produced a decision. The World's Katy Clark reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

US vets return to Korea

The South Korean government is welcoming back American and other foreign veterans to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Reporter Jason Strother caught up with some of the returning veterans and has this story.

Politics

North Korea affects US-South Korea relations

North Korea's attack on a South Korean island two weeks ago may have had an unexpected effect. Some observers say it helped paved the way for the US and South Korea to finally agree on a trade pact. Correspondent Jason Strother reports from Seoul.