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The World


Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is.

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Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is.

© PRX, Inc. All rights reserved.
24hr 3min
Thumbnail for "Paris goes on maximum alert as it hosts the Olympics".
Soldiers and police are patrolling the streets of Paris as the city hosts the Summer Olympics. Parts of the city are off-limits, including much of the Seine river, as the “City of Light” goes on maximum alert to protect athletes and fans.
Thumbnail for "VP Harris touts Biden's legacy as she announces her presidential candidacy".
World leaders weigh in after US President Joe Biden announced that he's ending his bid for re-election and put his support behind Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee.
Thumbnail for "A Russian court found Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich guilty of espionage".
Thumbnail for "Lethal Dissent 6 - Woman from the CIA".
Thumbnail for "In Bangladesh, large-scale student protests have taken a violent turn".
Thumbnail for "Manhattan court finds New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of acting on behalf of Egyptian intelligence ".
Thumbnail for "Venezuela’s authoritarian regime has spurred millions of people to leave the country ".
Thumbnail for "Reactions to the attempted assassination of Donald Trump from abroad ".
Thumbnail for "NATO members form an ice pact to counter growing Russian activity in the Arctic".
Thumbnail for "Officials meet for talks to find an end to the war in Gaza".
The CIA director and a top Biden adviser are in the Middle East this week to meet with Israeli, Egyptian and Qatari officials. It’s part of the latest efforts to reach a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.
Thumbnail for "Decreasing US interest in defending Europe militarily".
Thumbnail for "NATO’s history of eastward expansion".
Thumbnail for "Far-right party thwarted in French election".
France's far-right National Rally party looked poised to win the country's snap parliamentary election called by centrist president Emmanuel Macron in June. But that victory was thwarted by a coalition of center and left parties unifying at the last minute.
Thumbnail for "Britain has a new prime minister: Keir Starmer ".
Thumbnail for "Lethal Dissent - Intermission".
Thumbnail for "4th of July special ".
Thumbnail for "Hurricane Beryl as it hits Jamaica".
Thumbnail for "Israel's military orders Palestinians in Khan Younis to evacuate".
Thumbnail for "In France, the far-right party wins big in round one of parliamentary elections ".
Thumbnail for "Kenya begins its deployment of police to Haiti ".
Thumbnail for "Lethal Dissent 5 - Operatives".
Thumbnail for "Low voter turnout expected for Iran's election".
Many young Iranians say they plan to boycott Friday’s election to replace the late-President Ebrahim Raisi.
Thumbnail for "Kenyan president concedes to protesters".
Kenya’s president concedes to protesters following a week of unprecedented demonstrations against a proposed finance bill.
Thumbnail for "Protests in Kenya against finance bill turn deadly".
Thousands of people have taken to the streets to reject a finance bill underway in Kenya’s parliament, with some demonstrations turning deadly.
Thumbnail for "Attacks on synagogues and churches in Russian republic of Dagestan".
Thumbnail for "Latvians celebrate the summer solstice".
Latvians mark the summer solstice by celebrating the longest day of the year.
Thumbnail for "Lethal Dissent 4 - The Fall".
Thumbnail for "Russia and North Korea agree to a new partnership".
Russia and North Korea have sign onto a new partnership, vowing mutual aid if either country is attacked, while South Korea responds by saying it will consider sending weapons to Ukraine.
Thumbnail for "Juneteenth marks a celebratory milestone but the legacy of slavery persists ".
Thumbnail for "Travelers making Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina brave dangerous heat".
Thumbnail for "A proposed pause in fighting in Gaza ".
Thumbnail for "Pope Francis meets with comedians at G7".
Pope Francis convened a meeting with an unexpected audience while at the G7: more than 100 comedians from 15 different countries.