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.
A BBC reporter gains rare access to North Korea, ahead of a big holiday there. Also, why people in South Korea don't seem that worried about a possible military confrontation with the North. Plus, why ghosts in Thailand prefer red Fanta.
President Trump says the world is a "nasty" place right now. Today we ask, just how "nasty" are things around the globe? Also, an update on the nastiness in Venezuela. Plus, a Lebanese-American stand-up who turns nastiness into comedy.
Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes every year, now they face a dilemma under President Trump. Also, why are corporate taxes in the US so much higher than in other countries? Plus wisdom from a woman 117 years young.
A video of a United passenger being forcibly removed from a plane sparks calls for a boycott in China. Also, why the US, Mexico and Canada want to host soccer's World Cup together. Plus, young Cuban professionals worry about their future.
Today, are US-Russia relations on the rocks? Also, the plight of one Syrian refugee mother. Plus, why President Donald Trump is good for Iranian art.
Today we explore global reaction to a US missile strike on a government airbase in Syria, and what it means for Syria, for Russia, and for US relations with China. Plus, Syrian-American soul singer Bassel Almadani takes his music to Trump country.