Last updated 10:32AM ET
May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013
PRI's The World - May 23, 2013 President Obama outlines his policy on drone attacks as part of his speech on counter terrorism. We'll hear reaction from a country that has been the site of many US drone strikes - Pakistan. And a conversation with best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her novel.
PRI's The World - May 22, 2013 US drone strike policies and the case of a 16-year-old American killed by a strike in Yemen. Also, using pedal power to manage mega traffic in Brazil's largest city. And a music video from Chinese artist and dissident, Ai Weiwei.
PRI's The World - May 21, 2013 Tuesday on The World, the aftermath of the deadly Oklahoma tornado. Also, Apple Computer's low global tax payments are causing trouble for Irish authorities accused of giving Apple a special tax deal. And, artists in Cairo take advantage of distracted Egyptian authorities and install provocative public art.
Explosion and gunfire shake Kabul There has been a large explosion in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, followed by an apparent attack on a security forces building.
Two held after plane alert over UK Two men are arrested after RAF Typhoon jets were launched to investigate an incident involving a passenger plane from Pakistan within UK airspace.
UN hails 'historic' Obama drone vow The lawyer leading the UN's inquiry into drones welcomes President Obama's speech as a "significant step towards increased transparency".
Twitter launches two-step login to stem hacking
Twitter is launching a new extra layer of security, but will it stop hackers?
Despite controversy over drones abroad, some see potential positive uses at home
The President has confirmed that drone strikes have killed Americans abroad. But he strongly defends the U.S. drone program, saying its use has been important to the war against terrorism.
The beat of the sequester furloughs marches on
As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.