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: 01/28/2014

Ahead of the State of the Union address Tuesday, we look at Detroit, a place where ideas about the economy and immigration are converging. Also, why Brazilians are flocking to visit New York City. And finally, a remembrance of Peter Seeger from Paddy Moloney of the Chieftains.

PRI's The World: 01/27/2014

Putting the finishing touches on Sochi. While the Winter Olympics are less than two weeks away, our reporter in Sochi says there are still many empty buildings that make parts of Sochi look like a high-end ghost town. Also, a growing smoking problem among teens in Detroit's Arab-American community -- they're smoking hookah pipes. And, in France, they're celebrating French electronic duo, Daft Punk, who scored four Grammy Awards Sunday night.

PRI's The World: 01/24/2014

From prisoners to global celebrities, the newly freed members of Pussy Riot take on a new role — advocates for prison reform. And, we meet a Chinese filmmaker who shines a light into some of the darkest corners of recent Communist Party history. Plus, an Iranian girl who dreams of being an astronaut.

PRI's The World: 01/23/2014

Anti-government protests in Ukraine spread beyond the capital, Kiev. Plus, the main event for soccer fans is set to begin in Brazil in five months but there's grave concern that half of the major stadiums in Brazil aren't yet ready. And, if you have a slow computer, just think of Internet users in China. Many couldn't load websites at all for eight hours on Tuesday.

PRI's The World: 01/22/2014

The talks on Syria get a rocky start - we look for negotiating lessons from another war. Also, a priceless Chinese jade sculpture stolen from Harvard 35 years ago, is returned. And, the Norwegian curling team gets some fancy pants to wear at Sochi.

PRI's The World: 01/22/2014

The talks on Syria get a rocky start - we look for negotiating lessons from another war. Also, a priceless Chinese jade sculpture stolen from Harvard 35 years ago, is returned. And, the Norwegian curling team gets some fancy pants to wear at Sochi.