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PRI's The World: 03/20/2015

March 20, 2015

The trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues in Boston. We hear from Tunis in the aftermath of this week's attacks on tourists in the Tunisian capital, while ISIS also claims responsibility for mosque bombings in Yemen. Plus, First Lady Michelle Obama visits Japan.

PRI's The World: 03/19/2015

March 19, 2015

Thousands of tourists have gathered in the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, hoping to catch a glimpse of Friday's total solar eclipse. We speak with our favorite eclipse junkie. Later, we hear how a kid from a conservative British Muslim community in northern England ended up obsessed with the musician Prince. Plus, we look at the troubling attacks in Tunisia.

PRI's The World: 03/18/2015

March 18, 2015

What's next now that Benjamin Netanyahu has secured an unprecedented fourth term as Israeli prime minister? Also, we hear why it's a good time to be Jewish in Ukraine. Plus, Nigerian British satirist Ikenna Azuike doesn't shy away from poking fun at the foibles of leaders across Africa.

PRI's The World: 03/17/2015

March 17, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tries to hang on to power — and looks like he's succeeded. Also, we bring a rarely seen look at China in the early part of the last century through photos and artifacts. Plus, it's St. Patrick's Day, and what better way to celebrate than to reach back into history and find out more about the San Patricio Brigade, a group of Irish-Americans who deserted the US Army during the Mexican-American War to fight on the other side.

PRI's The World: 03/16/2015

March 16, 2015

It's a special edition of The World, coming to you not from Boston, but Austin. We're broadcasting live from member station KUT in Austin, Texas, where the annual South By Southwest festival. The World's host, Marco Werman, is there to get a handle on a new breed of global activists. They're tech-savvy and not afraid to use all manner of online tools to push for change. In our hour today, we'll hear their voices. Plus, we'll hear a story about online activist movements and how ISIS brands itself and attracts young people to its cause. And don't worry: We'll also get to hear plenty of music from artists appearing at SXSW.

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