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Each weekday, The World guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda. The result is an award-winning hour of breaking news, in-depth features, hard-hitting commentaries and thought-provoking interviews found nowhere else in U.S. news coverage. The World is international news for an American audience.

PRI's The World: 11/26/2015

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Happy Thanksgiving! Today on The World, the French effort to bring Russia into a broad anti-ISIS coalition. Then we turn to Paris, where we meet a couple of Americans who call the French capital home. They reflect on the Paris attacks and the aftermath, and on the special meaning Thanksgiving has for them this year. And back here in the US, we visit Fremont, California, home to one of the country's largest Afghan populations. For Thanksgiving, one market there offers up turkeys cooked Afghan-style.

PRI's The World: 11/25/2015

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Even under normal circumstances, Thanksgiving is a hard time to travel, but this year, the holiday season is getting under way amid a worldwide travel alert issued by the US State Department. Also today, we highlight a new series of reports about meth production and distribution in Asia. Plus, we hear how Muslims in one Canadian town are dealing with a suspected hate crime against their local mosque.

PRI's The World: 11/24/2015

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Turkish forces shoot down a Russian fighter jet on the border between Syria and Turkey. The Turks insist the Russian plane was in their airspace, but the Russians disagree. Plus, Muslims in the West talk about occupuying a Muslim "gray zone." Also, we take a look at a couple of immigrant entrepreneurs in Los Angeles who are trying to take their success beyond their own ethnic communities.

PRI's The World: 11/23/2015

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Brussels is on lockdown for the third day in a row, as authorities continue to hunt for surviving suspects in the Paris attacks. Plus, we bring you a profile of one of the many Canadians who are sponsoring Syrian refugees. We also take a look at the new leader of Argentina.

PRI's The World: 11/20/2015

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We hear about a new attack — this time in the West African nation of Mali, where more than 100 people were taken hostage. Plus, a former State Department official explains how procedures have changed when dealing with the hostage standoffs. Also, it's been one week since the attacks in Paris. We check in a mother and daughter in Paris who are responded in two very different ways.

PRI's The World: 11/19/2015

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The debate over allowing Syrian refugees into the United States intensifies. We have the latest. We also follow a Syrian family that was about to be resettled in Indiana, only to find themselves not welcome. Plus, a Somali mother and her daughter work to rehabilitate young people who've joined extremist groups.

PRI's The World: 11/18/2015

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French police raided an apartment believed to house the man suspected of planning last Friday's attacks in Paris. We'll update what police encountered. We also hear from some residents of a Belgian neighborhood where many of the suspected attackers lived. Plus, we hear more about the vetting process for refugees seeking to settle in the United States.

PRI's The World: 11/17/2015

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France's leaders want to extend the country's current state of emergency to three months. Also, the French national anthem has been sung a lot lately, but what's the song's history? Plus, do we call them ISIS, the Islamic State, or Daesh?

PRI's The World: 11/16/2015

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Today on The World we hear about a Europe-wide manhunt, French air strikes against ISIS and a moment of silence in Paris. In the aftermath of the Paris attacks last Friday, Parisians are trying to come to terms with what's happened. Also, we trace the Syrian passport found at the scene of one of the attacks to Greece. And how prepared are we in the US?

PRI's The World: 11/13/2015

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Residents in Lebanon are trying to make sense of Thursday's bombings in Beirut. We'll speak with a blogger who witnessed the heroic action of a father of two who tried to stop the second suicide bomber. Meanwhile, conservationists in Mexico are predicting an uptick in the number of monarch butterflies headed south for the winter. And we'll send you into the weekend with some rare Brazilian music, courtesy of a Boston-based record collector who dug through a lot of crates of records to find just the right tracks.