PRI's The World

Jul 28

Airlines face a major challenge flying around Ukraine - because it’s huge. 

Airlines face a major challenge flying around Ukraine - because it’s huge. 

Jul 25

Is there anything funny about Gaza?  Arab satirist Karl reMarks (Karl Sharro) talks about the role of humor in times of conflict.  

Is there anything funny about Gaza?  Arab satirist Karl reMarks (Karl Sharro) talks about the role of humor in times of conflict.  

Jul 22

What’s the story of your first days in America?

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Some immigrants spent their first nights at the YMCA. Others saw snow for the first time. Some people didn’t mean to end up here at all. What do you — or your parents or grandparents — remember about your first days in the US? Submit your story.

Jul 16

Jul 11

On today’s show!
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Jamaican guitar legend Ernest Ranglin, performing at The World’s studios, June 23, 2014

On today’s show!

marcowerman:

Jamaican guitar legend Ernest Ranglin, performing at The World’s studios, June 23, 2014

Jul 10

Will Brazil’s World Cup loss go down as a sad sports moment, or become a political flashpoint?
Here are some sports moments that changed the course of national politics and identify.

Will Brazil’s World Cup loss go down as a sad sports moment, or become a political flashpoint?

Here are some sports moments that changed the course of national politics and identify.

Jul 08

This map shows the decline in outbound travel by US citizens to Africa and where Americans have actually been killed from terrorism over the last 10 years.

This map shows the decline in outbound travel by US citizens to Africa and where Americans have actually been killed from terrorism over the last 10 years.

Jul 07

According to the travel warnings issued by the State Department, US citizens should “strongly consider not going” to more than one third of Africa. This map shows the countries on the list over the last several years.

According to the travel warnings issued by the State Department, US citizens should “strongly consider not going” to more than one third of Africa. This map shows the countries on the list over the last several years.

Jun 29

Map: Al-Shabab’s rapid encroachment into Kenya

(Source: pri.org)

Jun 28

Map: Al-Shabab radio stations currently in operation, along with some of the locations they have taken equipment.
Source: Information Support Team, African Union/United Nations. Note: The information presented here is part of an IST report, made public on somali-media.so, with information that is continuously being edited and is therefore not a “definitive” version.

Map: Al-Shabab radio stations currently in operation, along with some of the locations they have taken equipment.

Source: Information Support Team, African Union/United Nations. Note: The information presented here is part of an IST report, made public on somali-media.so, with information that is continuously being edited and is therefore not a “definitive” version.