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.
Survivors of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines tell their stories and talk about what's needed in the days ahead. Also, lessons on large-scale humanitarian aid operations when donations start pouring in. Plus, how the Chinese government is finally taking toxic smog seriously.
We hear what it was like to have Super Typhoon Haiyan roaring overhead in the Philippines. Also, a famed anime director makes his last film a controversial one. Plus, the infamy befalling anyone named Rob Ford who is not the humiliated mayor of Toronto.
The Pakistani Taliban has selected a new and ruthless leader. Also, how the NSA surveillance leaks might change the way we think of our fictional spies. Plus, Spain's elusive street artist, known simply as "Señor X."
New York elects a new mayor. We ask what that means for this global city. Plus, Congo starts a new chapter as a rebel group there chooses to disarm. And, feminist graphic novelist Allison Bechdel inspires some movie theaters in Sweden to rate films based on women's presence in them.
How Syrian rebel factions are using social media to recruit, fund raise and spread their ideas. Also, we hear from 911 dispatchers in Arizona who regularly help migrants stranded trying to cross the border. Plus, why Indonesians are the heaviest Twitter users on the planet.
The debate over clemency for Edward Snowden and what "clemency" actually means in a legal context. Plus, the father of one of the Greenpeace activists currently imprisoned in Russia — who also once served time in a Soviet prison. And, Andy Warhol's visit to Iran in 1976.