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: 5/27/14

We look at the low voter turnout in Egypt and the prospect of a new phase in Egyptian politics. Plus, why Pakistani truck drivers spend a lot of money decorating their trucks. And, a herd of hippos that once belonged to a notorious Colombian drug lord.

PRI's The World: 5/26/14

Veterans roll into Washington for the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally to mark the Memorial Day weekend. Plus, an Pakistani businessman starts a new airline in Afghanistan. And a BBC correspondent turned novelist dives into the world of cyber spying in China.

PRI's The World: 5/23/14

Why ultra-conservative politicians are on the rise in many parts of Europe. Also, why some Egyptians say they're too exhausted to vote. And, why many Pakistani parents are not vaccinating their kids.

PRI's The World: 5/22/2014

The US has sent military forces to Africa to help in the search for Nigeria's missing girls. We learn what that means in Nigeria. Plus there's another deadly attack in China's restive Xinjiang province. We take you there. Plus we look to Mexico, the birthplace of a band that is doing Cumbia cover of Sex Pistols songs.

PRI's The World: 5/21/14

A reporter who grew up in Jos, Nigeria tells us about places in the city targeted by Tuesday's bombings that left more than 100 people dead. Plus, Russia and China have just signed a major natural gas deal, but relations between the two countries have rarely been easy. And, Pope Francis heads for Israel, with a big to-do list.

PRI's The World: 5/20/14

China says the US indictment of five Chinese military officers for cyber-spying is straining relations between Beijing and Washington. Also, the US pledges never to use vaccination programs as a cover for intelligence gathering overseas, but some say the damage to public health may already be done. And, why some middle-aged men in Korea have become K-Pop groupies.