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: 11/11/2014

A veteran for the US military was deported back to Mexico after his service. Among other things, he lost his medical benefits. Now, a movement is afoot to ensure deported veterans get those benefits. Plus, family members of a private in the US Army during World War I travel to Belgium to learn more about him and his service

PRI's The World: 11/10/2014

President Obama heads to China to meet with leaders from many Asian nations, but American corporations may not be following his lead. There's evidence that some are giving up on China as a place to do business. Plus, how two best friends first met when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. And, India's Prime Minister appoints a Yoga Minister.

PRI's The World: 11/07/2014

Hundreds of websites on the dark web, part of the internet inhabited by cyber-criminals and pedophiles, were taken down today in a huge operation between European and US agencies. And one year after a typhoon hit the Philippines, all the houses in Tacloban were destroyed or washed away. A rare spot of good news is that now they have space to plant gardens for food.

Plus, the North Korean embassy in London hosts an art show opening.

PRI's The World: 11/06/2014

How the fight over the legality of a kid's passport issued in Jerusalem is making waves in Washington. Plus, women in France are fed up paying higher prices for products. And the art of translating hit TV shows for Russian audiences.

PRI'S The World: 11/05/2014

Negotiators may be closing in on a deal to ease of US sanctions on Iran in exchange for controls on its nuclear program. An unusual map of Ebola stricken countries in Africa is making the rounds online. Also, actor George Takei talks about a new film documentary about what it means "To Be Takei." And we browse through one of the rarest collections of magic books in the world.

PRI's The World: 11/04/2014

Why a British man has brought back The Whigs, the old political party that existed both in Britain and in the US. Plus, assault accusations against a popular Canadian radio host prompts a global discussion about under-reported rape. And, Korean fears of "fan death," the belief that if you sleep all night with the fan on, you could die.