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Global Politics

Grand plans for Paris

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is following a French presidential tradition of developing a grand architectural project in Paris. The World's Gerry Hadden has more on Sarkozy's proposed �Grand Paris� project.

Global Politics

Hope for Haiti?

The horrific images coming out of Haiti aren't altogether unfamiliar. The impoverished country was nearly synonymous with tragedy for years. But last year optimism was beginning to blossom for some Haiti watchers. Amy Bracken has this reporter's notebook.