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.
Friday on The World: Foreign policy challenges on the agenda for President Obama's press conference today. Also, an Iranian-American comedian laments Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's departure from office. Plus, a musical Eid gift from the Pashtu Cultural Academy of London.
Thursday on The World: As new reports of fresh drone strikes in Yemen emerge, we look at how these strikes are shaping attitudes towards the US and al-Qaeda. Speaking of drones, we examine the origins of the word drone and how it became used by the military. And the world's greatest piece of cheese.
Wednesday on The World: A fire guts Kenya's busiest airport, forcing the suspension of passenger flights and blocking east Africa's main cargo gateway. Also, we travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to see how an expanding immigrant population is impacting the local economy. And, the move to bring back the Women's Tour de France.
Tuesday on The World: The US evacuate non-essential embassy personnel from Yemen, amid ongoing fears of an imminent al-Qaeda attack. Also, what it's like for an American doing business in Russia. Plus, we get reaction from Latin America to the suspension of 12 Latin ballplayers, along with Yankees 3rd basemen Alex Rodriguez, in the Biogenesis doping scandal.
Monday on The World: The latest on the US plan to extend the closure of embassies in the Middle East. We examine the latest baby formula contamination in China. Also, we see how a Palestinian antiquities dealer has been marketing fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. And, music from the artist, Tawiah.
Friday on The World: The US plans to shut down embassies in the Middle East on Sunday and issues a worldwide travel alert. Also, scientists in the Netherlands grow "burgers" in their labs. And, what some Italians think Silvio Berlusconi should do for his community service sentence.