Ukraine: Tug-of-war in Crimea - In Ukraine and Crimea, fear is growing that the country may soon be divided. The Crimean Tatars are particularly concerned about the prospect of the peninsula falling into Russian hands. The Crimean Tatars once ruled the entire region. The Turkic ethnic group first came to the peninsula in the 15th century. In 1944, they were deported by Stalin to central Asia. Today there are about 250,000 Crimean Tatars in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in the south of Ukraine. The majority of the population there is of Russian descent. Now many Crimean Tatars fear they may once again become subject to persecution and expulsion. Belgium: Taking on traffic - Brussels ranks as the city with the worst traffic delays in the world, ahead of even Los Angeles, Milan and London. Now the authorities are considering introducing a road toll to reduce congestion. The Brussels chamber of commerce estimates that traffic jams in Belgium's capital cost the city 500 million euros a

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