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.
How Syrian rebel factions are using social media to recruit, fund raise and spread their ideas. Also, we hear from 911 dispatchers in Arizona who regularly help migrants stranded trying to cross the border. Plus, why Indonesians are the heaviest Twitter users on the planet.
The debate over clemency for Edward Snowden and what "clemency" actually means in a legal context. Plus, the father of one of the Greenpeace activists currently imprisoned in Russia — who also once served time in a Soviet prison. And, Andy Warhol's visit to Iran in 1976.
We hear about the talking points issued by the NSA to the US officials defending its surveillance activities. Also, Iraq's prime minister asks President Obama for more US security aid. Plus, "The Story of Film" highlights global contributions to celluloid history.
Boston wins the World Series, but it's not just Boston celebrating. We hear from a fan in Ireland who went to great lengths to follow the post-season games. Also, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden gets a new IT job in Russia. And, what's the spookiest place in Israel? It could be the Tel Aviv bus station.
Reaching America's uninsured immigrants in their own language. How to describe Obamacare in Bengali. Also, how the conversation over gay rights in Chile is changing, after a brutal hate-murder last year in the nation's capital. And, we meet a Norwegian engineer who bought $24 worth of bitcoins a few years ago that have now soared in value.
President Obama considers a ban on eavesdropping on allied leaders. And media regulation in Britain following the UK's own phone hacking scandal. Plus, 75 years ago, Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" didn't just freak out people in the US - the reach was global.