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 - Aug 29, 2013

Residents of Damascus anxiously await a possible US military strike in their city. Also, scientists and soldiers alike are working to build the perfect military boot. Plus, collecting memories of immigrants arriving in the US for the first time.

PRI's The World - Aug 28, 2013

It is a day of remembrance and inspiration, President Obama marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's speech with his own remembrance. Also, the impact of King's speech and the civil rights movement around the world. And, how performer Josephine Baker's words at the 1963 March on Washington changed one young woman's life.

PRI's The World - Aug 27, 2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says the US is ready for any action President Obama may want to take in Syria. Also, the differing views held by men and women in Kenya on birth control. Plus, a conversation with the founder of the world music record label Putumayo.

PRI's The World - Aug 26, 2013

UN inspectors looks for evidence of a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Also, how government officials in Ethiopia want to limit the number of children families are having. Plus, how China's massive appetite for pork may be fueling the spread of drug-resistant bacteria.

PRI's The World - Aug 23, 2013

How the Afghan media are covering the case of Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole Friday for murdering 16 unarmed Afghans in their villages. Also, why Chinese tennis superstar Li Na doesn't get the best press back in China. Plus, Holy border crossing! The Justice League of America is moving to Canada.

PRI's The World - Aug 22, 2013

Trying to determine what happened in Syria amid claims of a deadly chemical attack. And learning journalism in Qatar - the country that brought you Al-Jazeera America. Plus, London gets its first whiskey distillery in more than a century.