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Global Scan

The conflict over Ukraine now reaches into space

Russia has announced it will stop selling rocket engines to the US, as the tit-for-tit sanctions over Ukraine increase. That will hurt America's ability to loft satellites into orbit and support the International Space Station. Elsewhere, Nigerian vigilante groups form to fight against Boko Haram and a religious ritual in Indonesia involves anonymous sex, in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Want to pronounce Sochi like a native?

It turns out many of us are mispronouncing the name of the Winter Olympics' host city, where the language, Russian, isn't always easy for non-native speakers. We'll help you with your Olympic vocabulary. Plus, a Spanish woman faces a stiff penalty for her tweets, and South Koreans lead the world in something they may not be proud of. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Sudan peace deal in jeopardy

Aid agencies in Sudan today warned that the five-year-old peace deal between north and south Sudan could collapse. Reporter Alan Boswell finds out what's going wrong with the 2005 peace deal that ended a generation of conflict.

Global Politics

Sudan split over oil

An oil-rich area on the border between northern and southern Sudan is adding to already tense relations that exist between the Sudanese government and southern leaders. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Rebecca Hamilton.