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 - Sep 12, 2013

Reaction from the US and Russia to President Vladimir Putin op-ed in The New York Times on Thursday. Also, refugees from Syria and Iraq find new homes in Berlin and San Diego. Plus, teachers in Mexico continue their protests against the government's education reforms.

PRI's The World - Sep 11, 2013

Controversy over President Obama's singular focus on Syria's chemical weapons. Also, the dual roles played by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Syria crisis: peace broker and diplomatic obstacle. Plus, the new Popemobile - it's not what you think.

PRI's The World - Sep 10, 2013

A crucial day for the crisis over Syria. We'll have the latest on the rapidly-moving events of the day, including Russia's proposal to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control. Plus, we'll hear why some Syrian refugees are as critical of the rebels as they are of the Assad regime. And, as President Obama prepares to address the nation, we ask what is at stake in Syria.

PRI's The World - Sep 09, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows retaliation should the United States launch military strikes against his country. Plus, what the ICC might be saying about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. And, wrestling finds its way back into the Olympics.

PRI's The World - Sep 06, 2013

While the debate over US intervention in Syria continues, we hear from residents of a Syrian coastal city about the fighting there. Also, Syria's neighbor, Iran, has much at stake in any military action. We'll hear what the Iranian media and social media are saying. Plus, one of the rising stars of Syrian music living and studying in New York, while dreaming of going home.

PRI's The World - Sep 05, 2013

Reactions from throughout the Middle East to the ongoing American push for military strikes in Syria. Also, we'll hear from a Syrian-American who opposes US intervention. And we look back at the creation of a telephone hotline between Washington and Moscow 50 years ago at the height of the Cold War.