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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.
Friday, March 16, 2018 1:43pmToday, we look at the kind of Russia Vladimir Putin wants to build if he wins this election. Also, a cartoonist illustrates his own family's immigration story. And we remember Claudia Fontaine, who sang back up vocals on many of Britain's hit songs in the 1980s.
Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:45amToday, we profile a soldier preparing for deployment in America's longest-running war. Plus, meet a Russian internet troll who learned his trade by targeting fellow Russians. And how the late Stephen Hawking inspired an Iranian American scientist.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 11:23amBritain blames Russia for the poisoning of a former spy and orders the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats. Also, a closer look at Russian security contractors working in Syria. And Trump's CIA nominee faces scrutiny over her role in black sites.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 12:08pmPresident Donald Trump fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and picks CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him. Also, inside Russia's unacknowledged war in Ukraine. And Muslim women break their silence with #MosqueMeToo.
Monday, March 12, 2018 11:36amFormer White House adviser Steve Bannon is welcomed at a far-right rally in France. We launch a week-long series on Vladimir Putin's Russia, ahead of elections there that he's all but certain to win. Plus reporter Vivienne Walt returns to Baghdad, 15 years after the US invasion.