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PRI's The World brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America.

Host Marco Werman guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.

The World's coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists, including 250 BBC correspondents located around the world. Unique in public radio, this network works in concert with the program's multinational team of producers and editors, and brings an exceptional depth of understanding and freshness of perspective to the program content.

WGBHThe World is a collaboration between BBC, Public Radio International and WGBH in Boston, and is distributed by PRI.

 

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Jul 25, 2014 - We take you to El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego known as "Little Baghdad," where many Iraqi refugees are worried about what's happening back home. Also, jousting hasn't really been popular since the 14th century, but it's still around. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria opens up his castle for a tournament. And, John Smith is known as the guy who Pocahontas saved, or so he claimed. He also helped bring the English language to America.
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Jul 24, 2014 - A United Nations run school comes under attack in Gaza, killing at least 13 people taking shelter there. Also, what the attack on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 means for Ukraine, Russia and Vladimir Putin. And celebrating Ramadan in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Jul 23, 2014 - More planes shot down over eastern Ukraine — military ones, and the separatists are taking credit this time. Also, an airline pilot offers a primer on flight safety. And why guinea pigs are catching on in New York - not as pets, but as dinner.
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Jul 22, 2014 - Malaysian officials meet with pro-Russia rebels from Eastern Ukraine to receive the flight data recorders from the downed Malaysia airliner. Also, a Somali radio show that helps Somalis separated by conflict find their lost loved ones. And finally, we introduce you to a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of the English language.
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Jul 21, 2014 - We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
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Jul 18, 2014 - We're following up on the disaster in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed rebels are accused of shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, killing everyone on board. Also today, an update on Israel's ground invasion into Gaza. Plus, John Cleese tells us about his battles with the British tabloids and what it's like to be back on stage with the surviving members of the Monty Python cast. "What I like is the laughter," he says.
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