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: 10/21/2013 (France, Mexico, Colombia)

France and Mexico demand an explanation from the US after new revelations of NSA spying in those countries. Also, a national park in Colombia once controlled by rebels is now safe for visitors. Plus, the real life story behind Annie, the CPR mannequin that has helped save countless lives.

PRI's The World: 10/18/2013 (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt)

Why Saudi Arabia turned down its seat at the United Nations security council. Also, why some immigrants who are US legal residents opt not to become citizens. Plus, how a German band caught the ear of a major label in New York.

PRI's The World: 10/17/2013 (Uganda, Thailand, Lebanon)

The shutdown in Washington is over, but the deal simply moved the debate by a few months. The move echoes similar ones made in the Eurozone for the past three years. Also, ambassador Ryan Crocker on the art of negotiating with Iran. And the delays and denials in processing citizenship applications.

PRI's The World: 10/16/2013 (Denmark, Turkey, Iran)

As Congress seeks to hammer out a last-minute deal, people worldwide are watching. We hear how the Washington shutdown has damaged America's image worldwide. Also, the "Cronut" — the half croissant, half donut gets a British treatment. And the latest beats from Africa, courtesy of Apple Juice Kid.

PRI's The World: 10/15/2013 (China, Myanmar, Mali)

As the government shutdown continues and the debt ceiling looms, we hear how one translation company is affected by the loss of government business. Plus, what it takes to pass the US citizenship exam. And, dressing like your spouse. Matching outfits is the latest fashion trend among Chinese couples.

PRI's The World: 10/14/2013 (Iran, Switzerland, Italy)

The clock is ticking on raising the US debt ceiling — we look at how the rest of the world is talking about the countdown. Plus, Venice loves and hates the many cruise ships that sail into its lagoon. And, an American dodgeball champion pays tribute to her Persian roots.