PRI’s The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Launched in 1996, PRI’s The World, a co-production of WGBH/Boston, Public Radio International, and the BBC World Service, airs weekdays on over 300 stations across North America.
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Friday, May 24, 2013 12:30pmHow suicide bombings in Niger fit into the global fight against terrorism. Also, how Burmese students in New York feel about Myanmar's president visiting the US this week. Plus, fans of Japanese anime bring color and quirkiness to Boston.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:30pmPresident Obama outlines his policy on drone attacks as part of his speech on counter terrorism. We'll hear reaction from a country that has been the site of many US drone strikes - Pakistan. And a conversation with best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her novel.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:30pmUS drone strike policies and the case of a 16-year-old American killed by a strike in Yemen. Also, using pedal power to manage mega traffic in Brazil's largest city. And a music video from Chinese artist and dissident, Ai Weiwei.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:30pmTuesday on The World, the aftermath of the deadly Oklahoma tornado. Also, Apple Computer's low global tax payments are causing trouble for Irish authorities accused of giving Apple a special tax deal. And, artists in Cairo take advantage of distracted Egyptian authorities and install provocative public art.
Monday, May 20, 2013 12:30pmSyrian government forces push deeper into rebel-held town with the help of Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah. Also, the real prospect for mining minerals from the bottom of the sea. And the blossoming of the world's worst-smelling flower.