Liu Xiaobo

Global Scan

Caught between Russian oil and EU trade, Ukraine now hopes to get both

Ukrainian leaders seem ready to appease protesters by signing a deal with the European Union, while still maintaining close ties with Russia. But will that stop the protests? We also look at the Turkish model of Islamic democracy, and China's guidelines for the media on what to remember —and not remember — about Nelson Mandela. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel

Political activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One of China's leading dissidents, he's serving a prison sentence after helping write a manifesto which calls for political change in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Scan

Caught between Russian oil and EU trade, Ukraine now hopes to get both

Ukrainian leaders seem ready to appease protesters by signing a deal with the European Union, while still maintaining close ties with Russia. But will that stop the protests? We also look at the Turkish model of Islamic democracy, and China's guidelines for the media on what to remember —and not remember — about Nelson Mandela. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel

Political activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One of China's leading dissidents, he's serving a prison sentence after helping write a manifesto which calls for political change in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Scan

Caught between Russian oil and EU trade, Ukraine now hopes to get both

Ukrainian leaders seem ready to appease protesters by signing a deal with the European Union, while still maintaining close ties with Russia. But will that stop the protests? We also look at the Turkish model of Islamic democracy, and China's guidelines for the media on what to remember —and not remember — about Nelson Mandela. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel

Political activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. One of China's leading dissidents, he's serving a prison sentence after helping write a manifesto which calls for political change in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.