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.
We focus new attention on the crisis in Egypt, where political divisions have grown deeper since the military coup in July. Also, we hear about some of President Vladimir Putin's favorite Russian patriots - biker gang known as The Night Wolves. Plus, why some actresses try to tame their Latino accent, while others cultivate it.
How the US-Russian deal on Syria's chemical weapons affects the continuing fighting on the ground inside the country. Also, a former British ambassador to the United Nations discusses how the debate over Iraq more than a decade ago affects the talks over Syria now. Plus, the latest Tintin translation and a linguistic battle over a soccer stadium in Belgium.
The head of the United Nations calls the use of chemical weapons in Syria last month "a war crime." Also, we learn more about the letters President Obama says he has exchanged with Iran's new president. Plus, a survivor recalls the Costa Concordia cruise ship accident on a day when the stricken vessel was finally lifted off the seabed.
Friday on PRI’s The World: A Syrian government supporter and an opposition activist offer very different views on the week’s events. Also, a chemical weapons expert tells how the US manages its own chemical stockpile. And a Canadian DJ tells why he’s banned the music of Neil Young from the Alberta airwaves.