Last updated 12:50PM ET
October 27, 2016
Search NewsRoom
Search NewsRoom
Advanced Search
PRI's The World: 10/25/2016 Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.
PRI's The World: 10/24/2016 French officials moved in today to clear a refugee camp in Calais known as "The Jungle." In Pakistan, there's a push to get more women on the police force, and in Haiti, a woman named Madame Ertha is making a huge difference helping her less fortunate neighbors after Hurricane Matthew.
PRI's The World: 10/21/2016 Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul continue to flee for safety. We hear from some of them. And as ISIS loses ground in Iraq and in Syria, we hear how its appeal to potential recruits is taking a major hit. Plus, we meet one of the few Pakistani women in professional sports. She's captain of the national women's cricket team.
World Headlines
US election: 'Cruel' Trump claim annoys Muslim family Republican Donald Trump is criticised by the family of a dead Muslim soldier after saying as president he would have kept him alive.
Russia Syria: Battle group 'refuels off North Africa' A Russian naval battle group is reportedly refuelling at sea off North Africa en route to Syria.
Twitter axes Vine video service Social network Twitter announces it will close its video sharing service Vine.
NPR Nation/World News