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: 11/13/2013

Efforts to bring disaster aid to typhoon victims in the Philippines and why it's taking so long. How a struggle between Russia and the EU got tangled up with the politics of gay rights in Ukraine. And how one woman set out to read her way around the world — with one book from every nation.

PRI's The World: 11/12/2013

Storm survivors in the Philippines struggle without food and clean water, as help has yet to reach some of the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Also, as the US military does its part to deliver aid, we hear about America's long historical ties to the Philippines. And, the deepest thinker in rap references the Arab Spring and Pussy Riot.

PRI's The World: 11/11/2013 (Philippines, Turkey, China)

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.

PRI's The World: 11/8/2013 (Philippines, Israel, Egypt)

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.

PRI's The World: 11/07/2013 (Nigeria, Spain, Pakistan)

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."

PRI's The World: 11/06/2013 (Brazil, Venezuela, Democratic Republic of Congo)

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.