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: 11/20/2015

We hear about a new attack — this time in the West African nation of Mali, where more than 100 people were taken hostage. Plus, a former State Department official explains how procedures have changed when dealing with the hostage standoffs. Also, it's been one week since the attacks in Paris. We check in a mother and daughter in Paris who are responded in two very different ways.

PRI's The World: 11/18/2015

French police raided an apartment believed to house the man suspected of planning last Friday's attacks in Paris. We'll update what police encountered. We also hear from some residents of a Belgian neighborhood where many of the suspected attackers lived. Plus, we hear more about the vetting process for refugees seeking to settle in the United States.

PRI's The World: 11/19/2015

France's leaders want to extend the country's current state of emergency to three months. Also, the French national anthem has been sung a lot lately, but what's the song's history? Plus, do we call them ISIS, the Islamic State, or Daesh?

PRI's The World: 11/17/2015

France's leaders want to extend the country's current state of emergency to three months. Also, the French national anthem has been sung a lot lately, but what's the song's history? Plus, do we call them ISIS, the Islamic State, or Daesh?

PRI's The World: 11/16/2015

Today on The World we hear about a Europe-wide manhunt, French air strikes against ISIS and a moment of silence in Paris. In the aftermath of the Paris attacks last Friday, Parisians are trying to come to terms with what's happened. Also, we trace the Syrian passport found at the scene of one of the attacks to Greece. And how prepared are we in the US?

PRI's The World: 11/13/2015

Residents in Lebanon are trying to make sense of Thursday's bombings in Beirut. We'll speak with a blogger who witnessed the heroic action of a father of two who tried to stop the second suicide bomber. Meanwhile, conservationists in Mexico are predicting an uptick in the number of monarch butterflies headed south for the winter. And we'll send you into the weekend with some rare Brazilian music, courtesy of a Boston-based record collector who dug through a lot of crates of records to find just the right tracks.