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

A new life in America, massive floods in India, Kenya vote nullified

A young Somali who came to America to start a new life, and discovered a new reality. Also, a former neo-Nazi in Norway who now works to keep kids out of white supremacist groups. Plus, the teacher from southern Spain who asked the Beatles to publish their lyrics.

Limbo after DACA, Diana remembered and Aleppo zoo animals rescued

If President Donald Trump ends DACA, hundreds of thousands of young immigrants currently protected by the program would be in legal limbo. We start there today with a look at how some advocates are preparing. Also, a Martha's Vineyard innkeeper remembers meeting Princess Diana 23 years ago. Plus, the serious message behind a board game about arranged marriages.

Dutch flooding tips, rogue pantsuits, and lost disco tapes of Somalia

Urban designers know how development and flood control can be done better. Also, we'll check in on another megacity that's struggling to cope with huge amounts of water after days of heavy rain: Mumbai, India. And, we'll get a taste of 1970s Somali disco music, thanks to a stash of old recordings that's just come to light after being hidden away for decades in a Mogadishu radio station.

Relief efforts in Texas, Sheriff Joe's pardon and plastic bags

We're giving our signature global take on the devastating floods affecting the Texas coast and the city of Houston. Find out how immigrants and refugees have been hit particularly hard by Harvey. Also, discover how the flooding in Texas compares with major weather events elsewhere in the world. Plus, Kenya bans plastic grocery bags. And, we find out what "back to school" shopping meant in 1980s Moscow.