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: 5/22/2014

The US has sent military forces to Africa to help in the search for Nigeria's missing girls. We learn what that means in Nigeria. Plus there's another deadly attack in China's restive Xinjiang province. We take you there. Plus we look to Mexico, the birthplace of a band that is doing Cumbia cover of Sex Pistols songs.

PRI's The World: 5/21/14

A reporter who grew up in Jos, Nigeria tells us about places in the city targeted by Tuesday's bombings that left more than 100 people dead. Plus, Russia and China have just signed a major natural gas deal, but relations between the two countries have rarely been easy. And, Pope Francis heads for Israel, with a big to-do list.

PRI's The World: 5/20/14

China says the US indictment of five Chinese military officers for cyber-spying is straining relations between Beijing and Washington. Also, the US pledges never to use vaccination programs as a cover for intelligence gathering overseas, but some say the damage to public health may already be done. And, why some middle-aged men in Korea have become K-Pop groupies.

PRI's The World: 5/19/14

The US charges five members of the Chinese military with cyber-espionage. And, we try to pick up the pieces in the middle of Syria's civil war. We hear from two besieged cities: Homs and Damascus. Plus, why Russia's alphabet may be shrinking, by one letter.

PRI's The World: 5/16/14

Dramatic election results in India on Friday. How do Indian Americans view the big changes there? And will India's foreign policy change as a result? Plus, Toyota pulls up roots in Torrance, California and heads for Texas. We take a look back at Toyota's history in southern California. And, we find out what gallery-goers in Moscow think about an American's photographs of New Orleans.

PRI's The World: 5/15/14

President Obama toured the new September 11th museum on Thursday. The creation of the memorial has a tangled history and it aims to commemorate and educate at the same time. Also, the abrupt exit of New York Times editor Jill Abramson came on the same day the top editor at the French daily Le Monde, also a woman, resigned from her job. Plus, a new biography of Andre the Giant, the most popular professional wrestling villain of all time.