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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

Iranians build an American aircraft carrier, sort of

Is Iran expecting relations with the US to go south again? US officials say Iran is building a replica of the aircraft carrier the USS Nimitz — seemingly as a propaganda ploy. An imam who spoke for al-Qaeda after 9/11 says he became the terrorist organization's spokesman by accident. And the pope breaks with Italy's mafia, in today's Global Scan.

Fighting in Chad

Thousands of people are fleeing the fighting in Chad which broke out over the weekend between government troops and rebels, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Smith College professor Eric Reeves

Sudan's president and the genocide

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Sudanese historian, Jok Madut Jok, about Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir; today the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court asked that Bashir be arrested for genocide in Darfur.