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.
The fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power has led people in other African nations to question their longtime leaders. We'll take a look. Also, a Bosnian war survivor tells us that, for him, the conflict isn't really over. Plus, how East Germans fell in love with Frank Zappa during the Cold War.
Happy Thanksgiving. Today we head to the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar, where a just-announced deal should allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar. But will those refugees be safe from the kind of violence they fled from in the first place? Plus, we explore some tricky terrain: the similarities and differences between languages and dialects.
It's life in prison for the man known as the "Butcher of Bosnia." We hear how former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide. And, we meet Bosnians who have been waiting a very long time for justice. Also, we explore changing attitudes in France toward sexual harassment. Plus, how one war photographer is using virtual reality to make his point.
Today on the show, we hear what the end of Temporary Protected Status will mean for Haitian immigrants here in the US. Also, Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's president. And, as millions of Americans get ready to travel this Thanksgiving, we go back to the time when record companies promoted travel destinations through their vinyl album covers.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe won't quit, so his own ruling party is planning to impeach him. Also, a big political setback for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Plus, how American hip hop is fueling a dance craze under a highway overpass in Rio de Janeiro.
In this special edition of The World we explore gun culture around the globe. From Yemen and El Salvador, two countries where guns are a big part of the culture, to Norway and its mass shooting trauma. Plus, a visit to a gun range, historical context for the 2nd Amendment, and faith leaders chime in.