PRI's The World: 03/27/201503/27/15
Nigerians head to the polls this weekend. What's at stake for Africa's most populous nation? Plus, Mexican immigrants to the United States have trouble when they try to return home. Also, we hear about America's strange history of vaccinations, and...
PRI's The World: 03/26/2015
What will Saudi air strikes in Yemen mean for the volatile mix that is the Middle East? Also, we hear how the Germanwings crash investigation focuses new attention on post-9/11 rules about cockpit safety. Later, musicians in the Nile River basin are...
PRI's The World: 03/25/2015
Today, we start with the latest on the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 on Tuesday. Also, new Americans find a path to prosperity through California's gardens. Later, DJ Edu tells us about his continent-wide search for the best nightclub in Africa.
PRI's The World: 03/24/2015
An Iranian general is making a name for himself in the fight against ISIS — and a lot of other places. Then, it's been one year since the start of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but how close is it to being over? Plus, a play focuses on a female...
PRI's The World: 03/23/2015
Afghanistan's president is in Washington for talks. We want to know what the US military's future role is in Afghanistan. We also get a couple of different takes on the legacy of Lee Kuan Yew, the man who guided Singapore from a sleepy port to one of...
PRI's The World: 03/20/2015
The trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues in Boston. We hear from Tunis in the aftermath of this week's attacks on tourists in the Tunisian capital, while ISIS also claims responsibility for mosque bombings in Yemen. Plus, First...
PRI's The World: 03/19/2015
Thousands of tourists have gathered in the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, hoping to catch a glimpse of Friday's total solar eclipse. We speak with our favorite eclipse junkie. Later, we hear how a kid from a conservative British Muslim community...
PRI's The World: 03/18/2015
What's next now that Benjamin Netanyahu has secured an unprecedented fourth term as Israeli prime minister? Also, we hear why it's a good time to be Jewish in Ukraine. Plus, Nigerian British satirist Ikenna Azuike doesn't shy away from poking fun at...
PRI's The World: 03/17/2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tries to hang on to power — and looks like he's succeeded. Also, we bring a rarely seen look at China in the early part of the last century through photos and artifacts. Plus, it's St. Patrick's Day, and what...
PRI's The World: 03/16/2015
It's a special edition of The World, coming to you not from Boston, but Austin. We're broadcasting live from member station KUT in Austin, Texas, where the annual South By Southwest festival. The World's host, Marco Werman, is there to get a handle on...
PRI's The World: 03/13/2015
We start here at home as the Boston Marathon bombing trial concludes its second week. The jury has been hearing stunning testimony over the past few days. Plus, in an exclusive interview with our partners at the BBC, the daughter of murdered Russian...
PRI's The World: 03/12/2015
The overnight shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, has once again put the city in the spotlight. One German journalist shares his first-hand experience of Ferguson's police force. Later, we travel to a remote village in Malawi where...
PRI's The World: 03/11/2015
Four years after Japan's earthquake and tsunami, we meet a family still displaced by the Fukushima disaster — though they live outside the exclusion zone. Later, we'll take you to a health clinic in Manila that defied the city's ban on providing birth...
PRI's The World: 03/10/2015
Tehran reacts to a group of GOP senators who warned Iran that a nuclear deal with the US may not last. Plus, our week-long look at reproductive rights for women continues from the Philippines, where our reporter gets a lesson in "natural family...
PRI's The World: 03/09/2015
A new law in the Philippines allows free contraception to be distributed in public clinics, despite years of fierce opposition from Catholic leaders. Plus, we mark the 20th anniversary of the UN's landmark conference on women. Also, an American...
PRI's The World: 03/06/2015
We hear the latest on the effort by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Tikrit. We also check in with The Daily Beast's Clive Irving, who, like everyone else, has been wondering what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared a year...
PRI's The World: 03/05/2015
With the recent controversy over measles vaccines here in the US, we look into vaccination in other parts of the globe. Officials in Pakistan have been arresting parents who refuse to have their kids vaccinated for polio. Then, we hear how in Mexico,...
PRI's The World: 03/04/2015
A new documentary focusing on China's dismal air quality is getting a lot of attention there. Also, we take you to an all-female mosque in Los Angeles. Finally, the Pan-Arabia Enquirer — the Arab world's answer to The Onion — takes on ISIS.
PRI's The World: 03/03/2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks on Capitol Hill, and warns the US not to make what he called a "bad deal" with Iran. Also: To cover or not to cover? Two Muslim women living in the US share their perspective on whether to wear a hijab...
PRI's The World: 03/02/2015
We'll take a peak inside the newly reopened Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad. It's been closed for 12 years, following looting that took place after the US invasion. Plus, we'll hear how some Israelis are viewing Benjamin Netanyahu's trip to the US,...
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