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P.R.I.'s The World on KUER 1
Weekdays, 3pm - 4pm
BBC World Service
PRI's "The World" brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. Each weekday, host Lisa Mullins guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:30amThe US and the Taliban agree to hold peace talks. Also, the protests continue in Brazil over transportation costs and government expenses. Plus, Australia's prime minister tackles gambling advertising in primetime sports.
Monday, June 17, 2013 11:30amIran's new president calls for engagement with other countries. We'll compare and contrast new leader Hassan Rouhani with outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Also, we hear about a project in Qatar seeking new ways to grow crops in the crops in the hot and arid desert. Plus, a scandal in Japan over "juiced" baseballs.
Friday, June 14, 2013 11:30amElection day in Iran as voters decide who should replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Plus, protests erupt in Brazil as price hike on buses irks riders. And, collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:30amThe United Nations ups the documented toll in Syria to nearly 93,000 since the start of the war. Also, "What's for Lunch" in Uganda? Scientists there hope to introduce a disease-resistant version of the staple crop, cassava - a genetically modified one. And Mozart's violin takes center stage in the Geo Quiz.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 11:30amA sci-fi writer's take on revelations about government surveillance and concerns that we are living an Orwellian reality. Also, we examine the environmental impact of storing all that data the government is collecting. Plus, Greece abruptly shuts down its state broadcaster.