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Conflict & Justice

Burma and the Olympics

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Long, Asia editor for The Economist, about the possibility that close relations between China and Burma could become the focus of protests ahead of the Beijing Olympics in August.

Global Politics

China after the Olympics

Having the honor to host the 2008 Summer Olympics has been a huge source of pride and drive for the Chinese government, but in a matter of weeks, the Games will be over, and it's unclear what legacy the Olympics will leave behind, as Anne Donohue reports.

Sports

Olympic luger dies after crash

The death of a luge competitor who left the track at high speed has cast a shadow over the Winter Olympics in Canada ahead of the opening ceremony. The World's Katy Clark has been following events.

Global Politics

China's internet protests

Protests in nine Chinese cities have called for a boycott of the French supermaket chain, Carrefour in response to a false rumor going around the internet that Carrefour was supporting Tibetan independence

Sports

China prepares for Olympics

Explosions on two buses in the southern Chinese city of Kunming have rattled the image that China wants to present to the world in this final run-up to the Beijing Olympics

Global Politics

China shuts door on Cheek

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with former Olympic speed skater and now Darfur activist Joey Cheek, who thought he would be flying to Beijing today and instead, he had his visa revoked by Chinese authorities.

Conflict & Justice

No protests in China's protest park

China announced a few weeks back that it was designating three official protest zones in public parks, but park officials say no one's come, and some who have applied for permits have been detained. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

Sports

Iraq's Paralympics team

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Iraq's Paralympic Team, which is competing in Beijing. Many of the team's members have been affected by the current war in their country, though some were wounded in previous conflicts, such as the Iran-Iraq War.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz focused on two mountain resorts around Vancouver, Canada. Whistler Mountain and Cypress Mountain. Some are worried that there isn't enough snow at the resorts. Anchor Marco Werman gets the scoop from CBC reporter Rick Cluff.