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: 9/26/2014

We meet a group of Yazidi women who've managed to escape from their ISIS kidnappers. The women say they're happy to be free but remain uncertain for their future. And from the satire desk, a stand up comedian reveals what's behind the social media hashtag #muslimapology. Also, this might be the best time to be a beer lover as America's craft beer boom is getting more popular in far-flung places around the world

PRI's The World: 9/25/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down — we take a look at the legacy he will leave. Also, a Syrian resident worries American air strikes may drive other Syrians to support extremist groups. And we head to a London pub where Kate Bush mania is flourishing.

PRI's The World: 9/24/2014

In his speech at the UN, President Obama calls for an end to funding for extremists. Also, a visit to social clubs in 1930s Los Angeles for young Japanese-American women. And you've got to try the latest fitness craze, BollyX — it's aerobics with Bollywood moves and music.

PRI's The World: 9/23/2014

A US-led coalition is bombing targets inside Syria, trying to beat back gains by the rebel fighters who call themselves the Islamic State. Also, the environment is front and center in New York City right now. We hear from the Marshall Islands poet who opened the UN climate summit today. Plus, American puppeteers perform to a standing ovation in Tehran.

PRI's The World: 9/22/2014

A day after climate change activists took to the streets of New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announce they are divesting $50 billion worth of fossil fuel investments. Are marches and investments what we need to turn global warming around? Also, as sea levels rise, American coastal cities are looking for ways to avoid flooding. Who better to turn to for ideas than the Dutch? Plus, the language of food and why so many food items seem to get lost in translation.

PRI's The World: 9/19/2014

Scotland votes down independence. What does it mean for the country's future? Plus, after arriving in the US, young migrants face a new challenge — starting school. And Chinese tennis star Li Na retires.