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.
Turmoil continues in eastern Ukraine, while Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual live phone-in. Plus, the search-and-rescue effort for the sunken South Korean passenger ferry is under way. And, the story of one of Finland's most famous artists and how his homoerotic sketches will be on a series of stamps.
The crisis over eastern Ukraine ratchets up another notch as separatists hoist Russian flags on Ukrainian army vehicles there. And, we'll learn about a folk song that's become an anthem of pro-Western demonstrators in Kiev. Plus, we go inside a renowned Saudi terrorist rehabilitation center where "beneficiaries" learn that "only the Prince has the power to declare Jihad."
Tuesday's edition of The World was hosted live from the Boston Common, close to the Marathon finish line, to examine the impact of the Boston Marathon bombings one year on. Throughout this special edition of The World, host Marco Werman presents the voices of Bostonians - and visitors from around the globe - addressing security, vulnerability and Boston's sense of community in a post-9/11 world.
The crisis in Ukraine continues to intensify. We ask just how worried we should be about war breaking out. Plus, the latest UN climate report is an urgent call to action - we'll hear from one of the authors. Also, the language of pregnancy around the globe. What do the words and their meanings tell us about different cultures and their approach to pregnancy?
In Ukraine, pro-Russia protesters are demanding independence for eastern Ukraine, and they're settling in for a long standoff. Then we head to San Francisco where a young immigrant is taking to the streets to protest the lack of action of immigration reform. Plus, The World's journalist Sonia Narang becomes the first member of her family to return to Pakistan after her parents and grandparents fled more than 60 years ago.
India has nearly 800 million eligible voters in the elections that are getting under way. And many of them will be first-time voters. Also, the story of a small plane that went missing in Russia, for nearly a year. Plus, collecting the autographs of world leaders.