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- PRI’s The World: 05/24/2013 (India, Colombia, Niger)
- Attacks in Niger Underline a Spread of Islamist Extremist Groups in West Africa
- British Fighter Jets Scrambled to Intercept Passenger Plane
- What Triggers Someone to Embrace Muslim Extremism?
- Global Fight Against Terrorism No Longer a ‘Boundless War,’ Obama Says
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PRI's The World - May 24, 2013
How 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.
PRI's The World - May 23, 2013
President 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.
PRI's The World - May 22, 2013
US 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.
PRI's The World - May 21, 2013
Tuesday 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.
PRI's The World - May 20, 2013
Syrian 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.
PRI's The World - May 17, 2013
Hundreds 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.
PRI's The World - May 16, 2013
How 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.
PRI's The World - May 15, 2013
The 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.
PRI's The World - May 14, 2013
A 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.
PRI's The World - May 13, 2013
Syria 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.