Latest Stories Tagged: Conflict & Justice

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

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.

Global Politics

US missiles and Iran

The Pentagon says it's expanding land and sea-based missile defense systems in and around the Persian Gulf. The moves are intended to counter what the U-S considers a growing missile threat from Iran. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

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.

Conflict & Justice

Sarkozy not giving up on carbon tax

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is pushing for a carbon tax to help fight climate change. But A LOT of people are pushing back. If passed, France would become the FIRST major world economy to institute such a tax. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.