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: 11/06/2014

How the fight over the legality of a kid's passport issued in Jerusalem is making waves in Washington. Plus, women in France are fed up paying higher prices for products. And the art of translating hit TV shows for Russian audiences.

PRI'S The World: 11/05/2014

Negotiators may be closing in on a deal to ease of US sanctions on Iran in exchange for controls on its nuclear program. An unusual map of Ebola stricken countries in Africa is making the rounds online. Also, actor George Takei talks about a new film documentary about what it means "To Be Takei." And we browse through one of the rarest collections of magic books in the world.

PRI's The World: 11/04/2014

Why a British man has brought back The Whigs, the old political party that existed both in Britain and in the US. Plus, assault accusations against a popular Canadian radio host prompts a global discussion about under-reported rape. And, Korean fears of "fan death," the belief that if you sleep all night with the fan on, you could die.

PRI's The World: 11/03/2014

The midterm elections are upon us. We'll find out what issues are resonating with voters in Iowa, especially those concerning foreign policy. Plus, Ukraine's had two elections in the past two weeks — we take a look. And a memoir of an accidental war reporter in Yemen.

PRI's The World: 10/31/2014

The band Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars were on tour in America when the Ebola outbreak struck back home. The band is staying in the US and playing the waiting game while worrying about families and friends back home. Plus, Turkey's Prime Minister decided he needed a new residence, so he built himself a 1,000 room home that's got some Turks scratching their heads. And, Morrissey was the lead singer of the influential 80s group, The Smiths. His angst-ridden lyrics have struck a chord with teenagers across the world, but especially among Latin Americans

PRI's The World: 10/30/2014

We speak with a nurse who has just finished her self-imposed 21-day quarantine after arriving back in the US. She had been working at a clinic in rural Liberia. Plus, American vets share their favorite words and phrases from their time of service. And, the German bicycle repair man who invented some of Coney Island's most iconic rides.