Beate Stelzer works as first officer on a container ship. As a child, she had dreamed of traveling the world’s oceans. But it took more than 30 years before her dream came true.
San Francisco's police chief, Greg Suhr, has quit hours after an officer fatally shot a black woman. After several high-profile racially sensitive cases in recent months, the mayor finally decided he could take no more.
Two Chinese fighter jets have flown close to a US Navy reconnaissance plane in international airspace over the South China Sea. The incident is another sign that tensions between the Pentagon and Beijing run high.
By lifting its weapons embargo, the US is sending a signal to its relatively new, but important Asian ally. Both countries have sought to move past their difficult history to spark their economies and stand up to China.
On this week's Conflict Zone, Vladimir Chizhov, Russian ambassador to the EU, discusses the crisis in Ukraine, US missile defense and NATO expansion.
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