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: 06/26/2015

Today is a landmark day for LGBT individuals in the US. We get global reaction to the US Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, a string of terrorist attacks grabbed the world's attention. We hear the latest on the attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France. Plus, we bring you a story of some very brave graffiti artists in Honduras.

PRI's The World: 06/25/2015

Muslims the world over are fasting for the holy month of Ramadan. For Muslims in one Texas town, they can partake in a little BBQ when they break the fast. Also, we turn to Iraq where a special Kurdish army team is responsible for defusing Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs. Plus, we have a strange tale of the Israeli Army's pursuit of 18 cows.

PRI's The World: 06/24/2015

It was a dramatic day in a Boston courtroom, as Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to his victims and their families. Then, in the aftermath of the attack on a South Carolina black church, we ask what exactly constitutes a "terrorist" and a "threat." Also, we hear tales from Napoleon's battle at Waterloo.

PRI's The World: 06/23/2015

115 degree temperatures in Pakistan's largest city have killed hundreds of people. We hear how residents of Karachi are coping. We also hear how climate change is affecting human health worldwide. Plus, we meet the Jon Stewart of Mexico.

PRI's The World: 06/22/2015

The Confederate flag has been stirring a lot of debate after last week's mass shooting attack in Charleston, South Carolina, but the American South isn't the only place where you'll see the Confederate flag flying. We also hear about Greece's ongoing efforts to stave off a debt crisis and stay in the Eurozone. Plus, you'll hear the stories from two brave women who broke free from abusive arranged marriages.

PRI's The World: 06/19/2015

A journalist who's covered violent attacks on mosques and churches in Pakistan is now in Charleston, South Carolina, to report on how the city is grieving for the victims of the mass shooting there. Also, racism exists everywhere, but one British columnist says it's an especially explosive issue in America because of our gun policies. Plus, the conclusion of Teach Her — our series on girls and women's education. We rock out with singer Angelique Kidjo, three young sisters from Mexico who dream of becoming rock stars, and a Kenyan drummer who defied stereotypes.