News in Review - December 2000 Yugoslavia After Milosevic: Tentative Hope

In this latest News in Review story on the troubled Balkans, we see a nation slowly emerging from years of ethnic conflict, suffering, international sanctions and isolation. We also review the victory of self-determination as a result of a popular revolt against Slobodan Milosevic, who refused to accept the will of the people in a democratic election. A story requiring ...
  • 2000
  • 00:17:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

News in Review - September 1991 Yugoslavia: The Powder Keg of Europe

A summary of the troubled history of the Balkans is the background for examining the civil strife in Yugoslavia.
  • 1991
  • 00:09:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

News in Review - April 2002 Zimbabwe: A Very Controversial Election

In this report we look at the controversy and conflict surrounding what has been referred to as the "clouded" election in Zimbabwe. We examine the allegations that Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe's first and only prime minister since it declared independence from Britain in 1980 – concentrated his hold on power by rewriting the constitution and rigging the election. The tragic ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

News in Review - September 2000 Zimbabwe: Who Owns It; Who Runs It?

The history in Africa – in Zimbabwe in particular – of European colonization, colonialism, land claims, self-determination and racial divide are key issues and elements in this story. In many ways the current violence, political intimidation and the rise of a powerful opposition party to Robert Mugabe and his 20-year rule are representative of the legacy of colonialism on the ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2000

News in Review - January 2016 ​Al-Qaeda Hostage: The ​Canadian Connection

Matt Schrier was working as a freelance war photographer in Syria when he was captured by al-Qaeda-linked rebels in 2012. He was held prisoner for seven months, tortured and starved and had his identity stolen. On his return to the U.S. Matt revealed that his kidnappers may have had a Canadian connection.
  • 2016
  • 00:16:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016

News in Review - April 2016 ​Arrow Air: Canada’s Deadliest Plane Crash

More than 30 years ago, Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed in Gander, Newfoundland shortly after take-off. The plane was carrying U.S. troops home from duty in the Middle East to their base in Kentucky. The plane came down shortly after take-off, killing all 248 people on board. It remains Canada’s worst aviation disaster, yet no one agrees on how it ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/18/2016

News in Review - March 2015 ​Auschwitz Liberation: 70 Years Later

In the face of growing anti-Semitism worldwide, "let not the past be our children's future" was the unified call as Jews and non-Jews, survivors and their families gathered in Poland in January to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp.
  • 2015
  • 00:17:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2015

News in Review - December 2016 ​Enemies of the State: Silencing Dissent in Russia

Russia is in the throes of an old-fashioned crackdown on suspected enemies of the state. The secret police are spying on their own and accusing them of being traitors. Many ordinary Russians are being swept up in this manhunt and jailed on bogus charges of high treason. The CBC’s Susan Ormiston met with one family in the midst of a ...
  • 2016
  • 00:12:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/13/2016

News in Review - October 2015 ​EU Refugee Crisis

In 2015, an unprecedented number of people tried to illegally enter the Euro zone. In a desperate search for a better life, they arrived by land and sea in the thousands. Many of them did not survive the journey and the ones that did make it were not always welcome.
  • 2015
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/14/2015

News in Review - November 2015 ​Pope of the People: Francis visits America

In September 2015 Pope Francis travelled to Cuba and the United States. The Pope has never been one to shy away from politics and this trip was no exception. Yet the faithful came out in the hundreds of thousands to see the leader of the Catholic Church and hear his message of love and acceptance.
  • 2015
  • 00:14:04
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  • Added on: 11/17/2015