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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, PRI, and the BBC World Service.
Friday, May 17, 2013 1:30pmHundreds of garment factories reopened in Bangladesh after three days of protests about pay and working conditions. We hear from some survivors of the devastating factory collapse in Dhaka. Also, an Italian photographer documents old Hollywood sets in North Africa. And the power of political cartoons to rattle despots and citizens alike. Those stories and more on PRI's The World.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 1:30pmHow the scandals rocking the Obama Administration look to the world outside the US. Also, the push to improve conditions for domestic workers, many of whom are immigrant women. Plus, protests over Berlin's new Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1:30pmThe struggle between press freedom and national security, also, wrestling puts the US, Iran and Russia all on the same page for a change. And, is it normal to pay 21 dollars for an ice cream? It is, apparently, if you're a tourist visiting Rome.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 1:30pmA gruesome video out of Syria highlights the brutality of the civil war there. Also, a new film tells the stories of children who survived the Holocaust. And a push to popularize a martial art that some say is indigenous to Ukraine.
Monday, May 13, 2013 1:30pmSyria is high on the agenda as President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet at the Oval Office. Also, the dangers of walking to school in South Africa. And, the first music video from space.