The World

Weekdays 2-3pm, 9-10pm
  • Hosted by Marco Werman

The World is international news for an American audience. 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. Produced by WGBH Boston and the BBC.

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Podcasts

  • Monday, July 16, 2018 11:28am
    President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Finland on Monday to discuss nuclear arms, energy and collusion — but it was their press conference that has people talking. Also, reaction to protests staged by the Russian group Pussy Riot during the men's World Cup final in Russia. And, we hear how France is celebrating its World Cup triumph, and the many players with immigrant roots who helped bring France its second trophy.
  • Friday, July 13, 2018 11:41am
    The US Department of Justice has announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for interfering in the 2016 presidential race. Plus, we look back at a 1961 summit between John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev. It was a meeting that has some parallels to Monday's summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. And, musicians from Borneo and Easter Island tell us what its like to live on the frontlines of climate change.
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 11:41am
    President Donald Trump is not very popular in the UK, but there's a lot of support for him in the pro-Brexit, working-class town of Kent. Plus, Trump suggests he and Russian President Vladimir Putin could "be friends." But is Putin on board? And is phasing out plastic straws a big ecological victory or just a feel-good gesture?
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:39am
    President Trump starts off the NATO summit on a controversial note. Also, a Philadelphia company that exports its ice cream to China could be impacted by the current trade war. Plus, a hidden rainbow flag campaign in Russia.
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 11:45am
    Brett Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump's nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. We'll look at his record on climate change. Also, a task force is reviewing the records of thousands of immigrants who have become US citizens. They're looking for flaws, mistakes and fraud. Plus, we learn about an ICE call center in Vermont.