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

Dutch flooding tips, rogue pantsuits, and lost disco tapes of Somalia

Urban designers know how development and flood control can be done better. Also, we'll check in on another megacity that's struggling to cope with huge amounts of water after days of heavy rain: Mumbai, India. And, we'll get a taste of 1970s Somali disco music, thanks to a stash of old recordings that's just come to light after being hidden away for decades in a Mogadishu radio station.

Relief efforts in Texas, Sheriff Joe's pardon and plastic bags

We're giving our signature global take on the devastating floods affecting the Texas coast and the city of Houston. Find out how immigrants and refugees have been hit particularly hard by Harvey. Also, discover how the flooding in Texas compares with major weather events elsewhere in the world. Plus, Kenya bans plastic grocery bags. And, we find out what "back to school" shopping meant in 1980s Moscow.

Canada's far right in Quebec, Hurricane Harvey and climate change

As more asylum seekers cross from the US into Canada, some Canadians say their government is being too welcoming of immigrants. We take a look. Also, a former Navy midshipman talks about being transgender in the military. And two sheepdogs are hailed as heroes in British Columbia.