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: 6/12/14

We're looking at the situation in Iraq again. If you want to know who this ISIS organization is, we've got you covered. Plus, is the US to blame for the sectarian violence in Iraq? And how are environmental problems influencing the situation in Nigeria with Boko Haram.

PRI's The World: 6/11/14

From Tikrit to Mosul, the terrorists in the ISIS organization are seizing territory and forcing the Iraqi military out. We'll check in with eye witnesses on the ground about what they're seeing. Meanwhile, in Europe, taxi drivers are protesting the ride-sharing service Uber. And we look at where the language of soccer comes from.

PRI's The World: 6/10/14

The situation in Iraq took a turn this week, as the country's second-largest city, Mosul, was overtaken by al-Qaeda-linked terrorists. At the same time, though, a former US soldier is returning to Iraq on a new mission: to help restore the country's wetlands. Plus we look at the influx of child immigrants pouring over the US border.

PRI's The World: 6/9/14

It's a beautiful show about the Beautiful Game. Today's episode is all about soccer in advance of this week's start of the World Cup in Brazil. We'll look at the state of affairs in Brazil. Will the country be ready? And we head to Canada, where a Muslim woman is finally able to play soccer while also wearing her head cover. And we check in with three Englishmen who walked 1966 kilometers to the World Cup. Spoiler: They added a dog along the way.

PRI's The World: 6/6/2014

It's D-Day, the 70th anniversary of allied landings in northern France, the beginning of the end of Nazi-occupied Europe. We'll take a look at the deception that made the invasion a success, and we'll introduce you to a Massachusetts D-Day veteran who brings history to life for school children. Plus we go to India, where another gang rape and murder has elicited a more muted response. And a touching moment from our host, Marco Werman.

PRI's The World: 6/05/14

It's been 70 years since Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. We revisit the Soviet role in World War II and ask how D-Day is remembered in Moscow, if at all. Also, anti-fracking protesters in the UK have carried out a political stunt outside the prime minister's country house - turning up in hard hats and sealing off the house with security fencing. Plus, Americans make the daily commute from Mexico to the US.