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Iran opposition plans rally

The Iranian opposition is calling for demonstrations against the government on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. The regime has begun executing opponents. Anchor Marco Werman discusses Iranian opposition with Nazila Fathi of the New York Times.

Conflict & Justice

Ukraine's top woman

Ukraine is used to strong women, but not necessarily powerful ones. Yulia Tymoshenko? who's running in the presidential runoff this weekend is both. Reporter Brigid McCarthy looks at the Tymoshenko phenomenon.

Global Politics

McDonald's marks 20 years in Russia

Twenty years ago, Ukraine was still part of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev was still in power. The Berlin wall had come down. A bright new sign came to Moscow; McDonald's Golden Arches. That was 20 years ago this week. Analyst Masha Lipman reports.

Development & Education

Was it worth it?

Was it worth it? That's the question many people are asking in British Columbia with the Olympics just days away. Seven years of planning, construction, and hassle. The World's Jason Margolis visited British Columbia to ask.

Conflict & Justice

Olympic note

Officials powered up about a thousand security cameras in and around Vancouver in advance of the Winter Games starting there later this month. Anchor Marco Werman explains the electronic surveillance is making some privacy watchdogs there nervous.

Arts, Culture & Media

Amazon geoglyphs

We're heading to the furthest reaches of the world's biggest forest in search of a lost city. Anthropologists thought only small, simple societies lived there. Rumors have persisted of long-lost great civilizations. The World's Marina Giovannelli reports.

Global Politics

Polish sound postcards

Even during the Communist days of the 1960s and 70s, Poles managed to get their hands on western pop music. A Donna Summer track, for example, would come in the form of a sound postcard. We hear from Mat Schulz, a collector of Polish sound postcards.

Conflict & Justice

Haiti's child slaves

Haiti's children were vulnerable before the devastating earthquake last month. Many were exploited as child ?restaveks,? or slaves. Marco Werman talks E. Benjamin Skinner who is the author of ?A Crime So Monstrous: Face to Face with modern-day slavery?.

Arts, Culture & Media

Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg has been defining her own path as an actress and singer. she's come out with a new album. The album is called IRM French for MRI As The World's Adeline Sire explains, it deals with a frightening time in Gainsbourg's life.