This week on World Stories: Ukraine: Therapy for Traumatized Veterans; US: Teaching Teenagers to Respect Women; Italy: Money for the Poor, China: Signs of Change in Hong Kong
Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China.
The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue.
Firms in the United Arab Emirates produce cigarettes worth billions of dollars annually. It's no doubt a lucrative business, but overseas smuggling has been causing rising tax losses elsewhere, as Stian Overdahl reports.
If it goes ahead, Rome's recognition of China's Belt and Road Initiative would expose the depth of the cracks in EU unity. It comes ahead of a meeting to decide on the bloc's stance on China under US pressure.
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