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Olympic package

The World's Katy Clark reports on past instances when politics intruded on the Olympic Games; some activists would like to see a boycott of the Beijing Olympics that China will host in August.

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Tension in Zimbabwe ahead of election

Zimbabwe's economy is in tatters and this weekend, President Robert Mugabe is facing his toughest re-election bid since the end of white rule there; Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch, who's in the capital Harare covering the election.

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Here's a rare glimpse of JFK's assassin, from his co-workers in Minsk, Belarus

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The man who shot JFK in Dallas — Lee Harvey Oswald — first defected to the former Soviet Union and worked in a factory in Minsk. He married there and was under the watchful eye of Soviet intelligence, before he decided to return to the US. His former co-workers remember him fondly and refuse to believe he shot President Kennedy.

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2010 Shanghai exposition

The 2010 World Expo is scheduled to be held in Shanghai, China, and Phillip Martin reports that the United States will not be among the countries officially represented at the Expo.