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: 02/24/2014

A former leader released from jail, while a sitting president flees the palace and now faces an arrest warrant. The Ukraine story continues to play out in unbelievable twists and turns. Plus we launch "The Ninth Month," our new multimedia series on pregnancy and maternal health around the world. We begin the series with a profile of a woman in rural Nepal and the strenuous work she does in the fields throughout her pregnancy.

PRI's The World: 2/21/14

A peace deal and legislative changes in Ukraine after a week of violence. We also go to Venezuela, where government forces and protesters have been battling it out with deadly results. Plus, we'll sample one of Quebec's signature dishes - poutine.

PRI's The World: 02/20/2014

It was another harrowing day in Ukraine's capital, Kiev, as a truce breaks down between police and protesters. We get the latest. Also, three journalists for Al Jazeera English have been held in prison in Egypt for more than 50 days. Thursday, they made an appearance in court. And, Siberia, it's not as cold as you think it is.

PRI's The World: 02/19/2014

Anti-government protesters continue to clash with police in the Ukrainian capital. We'll have the latest from Kiev. Plus, how Ukrainian athletes in Sochi are struggling to focus on the games after Tuesday night's violence back home. And, one violinist is fed up with the opening theme to the "Game of Thrones," so she recorded her own version.

PRI's The World: 02/18/2014

Sports and music mix in the Women's Giant Slalom event in Sochi. One skier is a pop singer in Slovenia; another is a classically trained violinist competing for Thailand. Plus, why China is starting to say no to some recyclables from the US. And, what's it like to get into Robert Mugabe's head?

PRI's The World: 02/17/2014

A UN panel raises the possibility of charging North Korea's leader with crimes against humanity. Also, the University of Glasgow is looking for a new rector. Some students have a candidate in mind: NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Plus, the Chinese New Year tradition of giving friends and family hongbao, red envelopes filled with cash. But how do you decide how much to give?