Daily Edition Archive

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PRI's The World: 02/28/2014

February 28, 2014

It's been a tumultuous week in Ukraine. From protests in Kiev to remarks made Friday in Russia by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. We'll have a review of Ukraine in a week that was. Also, Sunday marks Losar, the Tibetan New Year. We're celebrating with a Tibetan treat, including a very special cookie, and a sweet rice drink called Chaang. And, Sunday marks the 86th Academy Awards ceremony. We handicap the contenders for Best Foreign Film.

PRI's The World: 02/27/2014

February 27, 2014

Armed men seize the government headquarters in Crimea and raise a Russian flag. And, more on the hunt for ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Also, Venezuelans in the US are using innovative social media methods to track the story of protests back home. Plus, the first Cambodian film nominated for an Oscar.

PRI's The World: 02/26/2014

February 26, 2014

Unexpected victims in Syria's civil war: Residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Also, three years after the start of the Fukushima disaster, Japan's leader pledges to revive nuclear power. And, some major league baseball players in the US tweet for peace in Venezuela.

PRI's The World: 02/25/2014

February 25, 2014

The current drama in Ukraine reads like a fast-paced novel, so we turn to Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov to get a sense of what events look like close up. There's political turmoil in Egypt, too, after the surprise resignation of the prime minister on Monday. Plus, learning the home cooking secrets of cultures around the world from immigrant cooks in New York City.

PRI's The World: 02/24/2014

February 24, 2014

A former leader released from jail, while a sitting president flees the palace and now faces an arrest warrant. The Ukraine story continues to play out in unbelievable twists and turns. Plus we launch "The Ninth Month," our new multimedia series on pregnancy and maternal health around the world. We begin the series with a profile of a woman in rural Nepal and the strenuous work she does in the fields throughout her pregnancy.