World Story of the Day

World Story of the Day

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NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.

Episodes

Politics took center stage at a gathering of 77 developing nations in Cuba

The Cuban President called on Global South leaders to "change the rules of the game" at the end of the G77+China summit in Havana.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
17/09/23·4m 16s

Leaders of North Korea and Russia may meet to discuss an arms deal

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un will reportedly travel to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin over a possible weapons agreement, after talks with the U.S. faltered.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
06/09/23·3m 36s

Over 700 protesters have been arrested in Marseille, France

How protests and unrest in France, following the police shooting of a teenager in a traffic stop outside Paris, is affecting the southern city of Marseille.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
02/07/23·4m 43s

Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion

A spokesman says all U.S. troops are accounted for with no injuries. U.S. officials say they oppose Turkey's military incursion into northern Syria.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
11/10/19·2m 50s

The Second Most Dangerous Country For Land Mines Begins To De-Mine

As the 51-year-old civil war in Colombia winds down, efforts to find and destroy the many mines are underway.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
07/04/15·4m 24s

Rushing Toward Chaos: Covering The Aftermath Of Typhoon Haiyan

NPR's Jason Beaubien and David Gilkey have covered calamities all over the globe. But the recent aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines was particularly daunting. Jason describes the extreme challenges they faced.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
28/12/13·5m 45s

Covert War With Iran: A 'Wilderness Of Mirrors'

In recent years, Iran has seen defections, assassinations of nuclear scientists and bombings in ethnic areas. Whether it's an orchestrated campaign or a set of unconnected acts is unknown, but there is no doubt it is contributing to the destabilizing of Iran's government.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
10/05/11·5m 18s

Fighting Piracy At Sea And In Court

Legal and military experts say the U.S. and other countries had better get busy with a coordinated answer to piracy, now that the level of violence has spiked. Four American civilians were killed off the coast of Somalia this week.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
26/02/11·0s

Importance Of Church Slips Rapidly Among British

Once upon a time, England was a very Christian nation. Now, Britain has become one of the most secular countries in Europe. While some say the church plays no role in modern life, there is a highly Christian sector of British society — largely among immigrant communities.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
15/04/09·8m 45s

An England Coping With Change, Loss

Parts of Britain's economy are hugely successful. The country's arts are world class. And it's a great place to visit. But underneath, beyond the London, the Oxford, the Canterbury that visitors see, there is undoubtedly a malaise, and complaints about immigration are pervasive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
14/04/09·8m 23s
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