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 - Aug 21, 2013

Army Private Bradley Manning gets 35 years for leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy group Wikileaks. We look at what those leaks have wrought. Also, a look at the best schools in the world. And two Marines go in search of the perfect cup of coffee.

PRI's The World - Aug 20, 2013

How Egyptian-Americans are reacting to the violence and upheaval in their home country over the past week. Also, why North Koreans are turning to crystal meth. And how to parse the politics of beards in Iran.

PRI's The World - Aug 19, 2013

As violence continues in Egypt we explore the future of political Islam throughout the Middle East. And newly declassified documents from the CIA confirm the US government's role in the 1953 coup in Iran. Plus, a campaign to keep octopuses off dinner plates because of its intelligence.

PRI's The World - Aug 16, 2013

It's a day of rage in Egypt as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohammed Morsi take to the streets again in Cairo. Plus, Ecuador pulls the plug on a plan to pay the country not to drill for oil. And an American adopted from Korea films his trip back home and finds a twin brother he never knew he had.

PRI's The World - Aug 15, 2013

President Obama cancels joint military exercises with Egypt to protest the killing of hundreds of people in Cairo on Wednesday. Also, the challenge of trying to dig a well in Sudan's Darfur region. And Mumbai's bid to ban scantily-clad mannequins as a way to prevent rape.

PRI's The World - Aug 14, 2013

Scores dead, hundreds injured in Egypt as security forces clear pro-Morsi protest camps. Also, Israel plans to pay college students to flood social media with pro-government messages. And, we search Phnom Penh restaurants for healthy eating options - brown rice is not on the menu anywhere.