Sudan

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

Journalist told to leave Sudan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist Heba Aly, one of the few foreign journalists allowed to report from inside Sudan...until now. She was just told to leave the country. The International Criminal Court is deciding whether to charge Sudan's president with war crimes, and his government has launched a massive security crackdown.

Health & Medicine

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Sudanese state of South Kurdufan. That's where emergency medical doctor James Maskalyk spent 6 months as a volunteer for Doctors Without Borders. He's written a book about his experience...and tells anchor Marco Werman about it.

Global Politics

Treating mental illness in Sudan

Traditionally, when people in Sudan suffer mental illness, they seek out exorcists and other spiritual healers. A number of patients are also seeing Western-style psychiatrists and psychologists. The result is a tense rapprochement. Hana Baba reports.