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: 4/04/14

There are somber assessments of Afghanistan on the eve of elections. We remember one of the latest victims of the violence; an Associated Press photojournalist who was killed today in Khost. Plus, the story of a Senegalese peacekeeper who managed to save lives as the genocide began in Rwanda 20 years ago. And an American photographer with a singular obsession: Soviet bus stops.

PRI's The World: 4/03/14

Social media and how the times are changing for those living in Cuba. Plus, why Eastern European nations are stressing over Russia. And, need sex advice? Ask India's Dr. Ruth. He's a 90-year-old grandfather.

PRI's The World: 4/02/14

Afghanistan is gearing up for presidential elections this weekend and people registering to vote are encountering long lines and some frustration. Also, why Russians love Vladimir Putin, but also American culture. And Uruguay's pot growers come out of the shadows.

PRI's The World: 4/01/14

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea has the World Health Organization worried. Also, the creation of playgrounds in Spain ... for the elderly. And, we remember the Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles.

PRI's The World: 3/31/14

Too much water in some places, too little water in others - disease and food shortages too. These are just some of the stern warnings on the risks ahead from climate change in new report released Monday. Also, Afghans register to vote despite Taliban intimidation. Plus, the immigrants who keep Las Vegas running.

PRI's The World: 3/28/14

President Barack Obama is trying to mend a frayed relationship — with Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Palestinians in the West Bank have a new plan for dealing with Israeli settlers who commit crimes. It's something like neighborhood watch. And two brothers, united by beer but separated by everything else.