PRI's The World: 12/25/201412/26/14
Iraqi Christians celebrate the holiday - as refugees in Jordan. The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi talks about being Indian and Muslim at Christmastime. And... Marco Werman tours Boston's neighborhoods to find the best ethnic foods.
PRI's The World: 12/24/2014
A pilot from US-ally Jordan is captured by ISIS. We get Jordanian reaction. How Cubans have been getting the Internet - on foot. And a new look at Dylan Thomas, with new music for his Child's Christmas in Wales.
PRI's The World: 12/23/2014
North Korea's Internet is back up again after a series of outages over the past 24 hours. No one's really sure why it went down, or who might be behind it. But exactly who is online in North Korea, and what are they seeing on a daily basis? Also, a...
PRI's The World: 12/22/2014
The police force in New York City is reeling after a weekend attack left two officers dead. Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot and killed in Brooklyn by a man claiming it was in retaliation for recent slayings of black men at the hands of white...
PRI's The World: 12/19/2014
A man from the generation of Cubans who came of age during the fall of the Soviet Union — and the economic support it provided their nation — tells us how he feels about plans to normalize relations between the US and Cuba. Plus, now that Sony...
PRI's The World: 12/18/2014
A day after a major shift is announced in US-Cuba relations, there are still a lot of questions about what exactly is changing on a concrete level. Plus, there's a whole rogues' gallery of American fugitives who have been sheltering on the island for...
PRI's The World: 12/17/2014
The White House announced talks will begin soon to normalize relations between Cuba and the United States. Meantime, USAID contractor Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison in a swap with three Cuban prisoners in the US. And, we head back to...
PRI's The World: 12/16/2014
A military school in Pakistan came under attack from Taliban forces, leaving more than 120 dead, many of them students. We hear from a resident of the city where today's attack occurred. Plus, the violence comes on a day when human rights groups...
PRI's The World: 12/15/2014
Police storm the chocolate shop where an Iranian-born gunman held dozens of people hostage in Sydney, Australia. We'll have the latest from Sydney and we'll also tell you about a Twitter hashtag that sprang up as the hostage situation unfolded:...
PRI's The World: 12/12/2014
The social media battleground in the battle with ISIS. Also, a former drone operator talks about her trade-off between saving American lives and killing innocent civilians abroad. And what happens when British airspace is shut down, as it was today.
PRI's The World: 12/11/2014
CIA Director John Brennan answers questions in the wake of the release of the Senate's executive summary on the Agency's interrogation practices. A veteran Middle East commentator tells us how some of the most notorious practices have inspired...
PRI's The World: 12/10/2014
Questions about CIA interrogation techniques. A former US Army interrogator talks about how he did his work in Iraq. We meet a young actor from Lithuania who played the part of a guy who seems a lot like Edward Snowden, on Russian TV. And the story of...
PRI's The World: 12/09/2014
The Senate Intelligence Committee releases a long-awaited report today on the CIA's interrogation techniques post-9/11 as the US government puts embassies around the world on high alert. Plus, part two of our week long look at how a new generation...
PRI's The World: 12/08/2014
It's all about security today — from the botched attempt to rescue hostages in Yemen, to home-grown jihadis in Canada, to how and why prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have ended up in Uruguay. Also, the author of the new book "Hacker, Hoaxer,...
PRI's The World: 12/05/2014
More reaction globally in the wake of the verdict in the Eric Garner case. Plus, why the Orion spacecraft launch is an important first step on getting humans to Mars. And, why top athletes are using Xenon gas to boost their performance.
PRI's The World: 12/04/2014
A New York grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the choking death of Eric Garner makes news across the globe today. Plus, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual State of the Nation address today as Chechnya...
PRI's The World: 12/03/2014
We profile a Minneapolis organization helping refugees adjust to their new lives in America, including learning to walk on ice.... Also, we check in on the story of Alan Gross, an American government contractor who has spent five years in a Cuban jail...
PRI's The World: 12/2/2014
Sierra Leone is still struggling to contain Ebola, while Liberia is faring much better. We'll find out why. Also, a new study says the HIV/AIDS virus may be evolving into a "milder form" over time. Plus, a female video game reviewer in Australia who...
PRI's The World: 12/1/2014
Delegates gather in Lima, Peru for the next round of international talks on climate change. Plus, how Houston is trying to deal with sea level rise. Also, we get the latest from Hong Kong, where protests against Beijing continue. And, mysterious...
PRI's The World: 11/28/2014
The shopping frenzy that is Black Friday is catching on in more and more places around the world. Hunting for bargains is nothing new but copying Americans' day after Thanksgiving is a growing phenomenon. Plus, the Smithsonian gets a 2 billion dollar...
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