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: 03/16/2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidified their leads in Tuesday's primaries. We want to know what Russians make of the frontrunners. Plus, President Barack Obama gets ready for a historic trip to Cuba, but is Cuba ready for him? Also, we get an update on the wreck of The Esmeralda, which sank off the coast of modern-day Oman in 1503.

PRI's The World: 03/15/2016

Russia starts to withdraw its military personnel from Syria. We ask what that maneuver means. In Brazil, a former president tied to a corruption scandal may get a new job, working for the current president. Plus, we have the story of a popular sweets shop in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo.

PRI's The World: 03/14/2016

Over the weekend, Ivory Coast was the site of the third attack on a western target in West Africa — today, we'll ask a journalist in the region about the dangers there. We also hear why Israelis are confused by American election year politics. Plus, it's human versus computer in South Korea, for a game of Go.

PRI's The World: 03/11/2016

Today, we go to a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina — with a sociologist from Turkey. We also speak with a radiochemist about measuring the fallout from Fukushima on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Plus, we remember Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos, who brought the sounds of the natural world to contemporary jazz.

PRI's The World: 03/10/2016

Today we take a look at the issues affecting Latino voters on both sides of the political divide, as well as the issue of the deportation of children back to Central America. Plus, we'll hear how a Russian sci-fi writer dreamed up the idea of 3-D printing decades before its time.

PRI's The World: 03/09/2016

A high school student in Kansas, an immigrant from Central America, is being forced to balance attending his classes and working nights so he can pay off the debt he incurred paying smugglers to bring him to the US. Also, we bring you the story from a former women's pro soccer player about the reforms that FIFA is trying to enact, including getting more women involved in leadership. Plus, we'll hear about sounds from 17,000 feet below the surface of the ocean.