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: 04/02/2015

First we'll give you the latest on the tentative deal regarding Iran's nuclear program. We've also got reports on Yemen, where the southern port of Aden is seeing the worst clashes so far. Meanwhile in China, where homosexuality is taboo, some gay men and women have started to get married — to each other.

PRI's The World: 04/01/2015

A day after Nigeria's incumbent president conceded defeat at the polls, tensions have smoothed over between the winner and the loser. Also, we take a look at how Germany's privacy law came into play in the investigation of the Germanwings co-pilot. Plus, Martin Luther isn't just the father of the Protestant Reformation — he's the father of the modern German language.

PRI's The World: 03/31/2015

Just hours remain for Western nations and Iran to strike a nuclear deal. Plus, Ben & Jerry's has developed a new ice cream flavor specifically for Passover. Also, listen to the story of a six-second drum solo that has been sampled on more than 1,500 songs. Now, some DJs want to ensure that creator of the original song gets his due ... and some cash.

PRI's The World: 03/30/2015

Summer Nasser is American, but she's currently stuck in war-torn Yemen amid air strikes and wants the US government to get her and other citizens out. Plus, the BBC's Barbara Plett brings us the latest on the Iran nuclear negotiations underway in Switzerland. Also, we hear about the effort to get more women involved in Turkish politics.

PRI's The World: 03/27/2015

Nigerians head to the polls this weekend. What's at stake for Africa's most populous nation? Plus, Mexican immigrants to the United States have trouble when they try to return home. Also, we hear about America's strange history of vaccinations, and George Washington's key role.

PRI's The World: 03/26/2015

What will Saudi air strikes in Yemen mean for the volatile mix that is the Middle East? Also, we hear how the Germanwings crash investigation focuses new attention on post-9/11 rules about cockpit safety. Later, musicians in the Nile River basin are helping their region tackle its drought problems.