Conflict & Justice

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Conflict & Justice

Lebanese politics: what's next?

The World's Aaron Schachter follows up with a report on Lebanon's fragile political situation, as the question for many is whether the Lebanese government and opposition will agree to share power, ending a political stalemate that has lasted months.

Conflict & Justice

Beirut refugees

Many people who live in Beirut have fled to the mountains outside the city, and The World's Aaron Schachter reports on how hotels and restaurants in that area are dealing with the influx.

Environment

UN to resume Burma aid

The United Nations today announced it will resume aid shipments to Burma; UN officials had earlier suspended aid flights intended to help Burmese cyclone survivors, complaining that the Burmese government had seized some of the aid.

Conflict & Justice

Missing asylum seekers

Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.

Environment

Burma government resisting aid

Five days after a devastating cyclone struck the South East Asian nation of Burma, the first UN aid flight has landed in the country but Burma's military authority is still resisting the majority of foreign aid that's being offered

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