P.R.I.'s The World on KUER 1

Weekdays, 3pm - 4pm
BBC World Service
Bob Nelson

PRI's "The World" brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. Each weekday, host Lisa Mullins guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.

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Podcasts

  • Friday, April 18, 2014 3:26pm
    Talks in Geneva may provide a peaceful way forward between Ukraine and Russia, but not everyone thinks very much of the process. Plus, an Uzbek novelist reflects on the influence that the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez had on his own work. And yes, the penguin dance in Saudi Arabia. Really, need we say more?
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:36pm
    Turmoil continues in eastern Ukraine, while Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual live phone-in. Plus, the search-and-rescue effort for the sunken South Korean passenger ferry is under way. And, the story of one of Finland's most famous artists and how his homoerotic sketches will be on a series of stamps.
  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 1:17pm
    The crisis over eastern Ukraine ratchets up another notch as separatists hoist Russian flags on Ukrainian army vehicles there. And, we'll learn about a folk song that's become an anthem of pro-Western demonstrators in Kiev. Plus, we go inside a renowned Saudi terrorist rehabilitation center where "beneficiaries" learn that "only the Prince has the power to declare Jihad."
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:36pm
    Tuesday's edition of The World was hosted live from the Boston Common, close to the Marathon finish line, to examine the impact of the Boston Marathon bombings one year on. Throughout this special edition of The World, host Marco Werman presents the voices of Bostonians - and visitors from around the globe - addressing security, vulnerability and Boston's sense of community in a post-9/11 world.
  • Monday, April 14, 2014 3:17pm
    The crisis in Ukraine continues to intensify. We ask just how worried we should be about war breaking out. Plus, the latest UN climate report is an urgent call to action - we'll hear from one of the authors. Also, the language of pregnancy around the globe. What do the words and their meanings tell us about different cultures and their approach to pregnancy?