The World

An award-winning daily show, “PRI's The World” brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. "The World's" coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists, including access to 250 BBC correspondents.

Recent Episodes

PRI's The World: 9/8/2014

An American convert to militant Islam now favors peace, but explains why young Muslims feel drawn to jihad. Also, we begin an occasional series on the joys and challenges of translation. Plus, we go behind the scenes of a popular Nigerian radio soap opera.

PRI's The World: 9/05/2014

NATO's plans for deterring Russian aggression are on the battlefield — and online. Also, Israelis look across their border with Syria and see al Qaeda. And a Canadian DJ takes on Disney in a fight over mouse ears.

PRI's The World: 09/04/2014

Thursday on The World, we look at why the Ebola crisis isn't getting a full crisis response. Also, how multiple foreign crises are putting American power to the test. And, why chess fans worldwide are focusing on St. Louis.

PRI's The World: 9/03/2014

President Obama pledges continued support for former Soviet countries. Also, how hospital operating rooms could get airline-style black boxes. And an amazing tale of undercover cops in London and their deceits and double lives.

PRI's The World: 9/02/2014

We have the latest on the apparent beheading American hostage Steven Sotloff. Plus, NATO says it will send thousands of troops to eastern Europe in light of the crisis in Ukraine. Russia has countered by calling NATO a threat and vowing to change its military doctrine in response. And a photographer who grew up on a farm in Iowa and then moved overseas to ply his trade. He's now back after years away, photographing his own country with fresh eyes.

PRI's The World: 9/01/2014

Anti-government protestors stormed the state television headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Authorities have restored order but the demonstration raises fears of a coup. Also, new proposals to deal with so-called "home-grown extremists" in the UK. And a Liberian DJ who's dedicated himself to spreading health messages about Ebola.