PRI's The World offers a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Hosted by Lisa Mullins, it draws on a unique network of correspondents to report on international events in science, business, sports, art, culture, and music.
Hundreds of garment factories reopened in Bangladesh after three days of protests about pay and working conditions. We hear from some survivors of the devastating factory collapse in Dhaka. Also, an Italian photographer documents old Hollywood sets in North Africa. And the power of political cartoons to rattle despots and citizens alike. Those stories and more on PRI's The World.
How the scandals rocking the Obama Administration look to the world outside the US. Also, the push to improve conditions for domestic workers, many of whom are immigrant women. Plus, protests over Berlin's new Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.
The struggle between press freedom and national security, also, wrestling puts the US, Iran and Russia all on the same page for a change. And, is it normal to pay 21 dollars for an ice cream? It is, apparently, if you're a tourist visiting Rome.
A gruesome video out of Syria highlights the brutality of the civil war there. Also, a new film tells the stories of children who survived the Holocaust. And a push to popularize a martial art that some say is indigenous to Ukraine.
Syria is high on the agenda as President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet at the Oval Office. Also, the dangers of walking to school in South Africa. And, the first music video from space.