The World

Monday through Friday from 7pm to 8pm
Marco Werman and Lisa Mullins

The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Hosted by Lisa Mullins and Marco Werman.

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Podcasts

  • Monday, September 1, 2014 3:39pm
    Anti-government protestors stormed the state television headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Authorities have restored order but the demonstration raises fears of a coup. Also, new proposals to deal with so-called "home-grown extremists" in the UK. And a Liberian DJ who's dedicated himself to spreading health messages about Ebola.
  • Friday, August 29, 2014 4:01pm
    The UK raises its terror alert level from "substantial" to "severe" in light of the developments in Syria and Iraq. Also, a weapons researcher analyzes online photos and videos for clues to the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. And the Hello Kitty phenomenon and its roots.
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:54pm
    Much of the focus about undocumented immigrants in the US has focused on Latinos, but many Asians are also undocumented and are less vocal about coming out of the shadows. And the war in Ukraine heats up while Russia's involvement only intensifies. Plus, an art project that has people digging for gold in England.
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:46pm
    30 Mosques in 30 Days — comedian Aman Ali visited a different mosque every day for a month and blogged about it. Also, Chinese calligraphy falls by the wayside as texting takes over. And the Times of London brings the sound of typewriters back to the newsroom — for inspiration.
  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:02pm
    Libya is back in the news as the UAE launches airstrikes against rebel militias in a move that surprised the United States. Plus, President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, which could be a precursor to air strikes against rebels there. And Marco goes to see one of four original copies of the Magna Carta, currently at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.