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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.

A call for charges against Sudan

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said today Sudan's "entire state structure" is involved in the crimes in Darfur, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Michael Scharf

Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering a Sudanese author

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Nazareth of the University of Iowa about Sudanese author Tayeb Salih. One of Tayeb Salih's books has been hailed as "the most important Arabic novel of the 20th century." He died this week at the age of 80.

Global Politics

Senator John Kerry on Sudan

Residents of southern Sudan prepare to go to the polls on Sunday to vote on whether to split Africa's largest nation in two. Senate Foreign Relations chair John Kerry is in Khartoum. He tells host Lisa Mullins about Washington's stake in the vote.