Daily Edition Archive

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PRI's The World: 6/13/14

June 13, 2014

The situation in Iraq got us to thinking, what are American vets thinking, seeing a lot of their blood, sweat and tears washed away as Islamic jihadi terrorists sweep to power in a wide swath of Iraq. So we asked them — and you'll want to hear what they say. Then, we check in on a man called the 'worst World Cup referee ever.' No, he didn't officiate the game Thursday night. Plus Izzy the ocelot makes his first pick in US versus Ghana.

PRI's The World: 6/12/14

June 12, 2014

We're looking at the situation in Iraq again. If you want to know who this ISIS organization is, we've got you covered. Plus, is the US to blame for the sectarian violence in Iraq? And how are environmental problems influencing the situation in Nigeria with Boko Haram.

PRI's The World: 6/11/14

June 11, 2014

From Tikrit to Mosul, the terrorists in the ISIS organization are seizing territory and forcing the Iraqi military out. We'll check in with eye witnesses on the ground about what they're seeing. Meanwhile, in Europe, taxi drivers are protesting the ride-sharing service Uber. And we look at where the language of soccer comes from.

PRI's The World: 6/10/14

June 10, 2014

The situation in Iraq took a turn this week, as the country's second-largest city, Mosul, was overtaken by al-Qaeda-linked terrorists. At the same time, though, a former US soldier is returning to Iraq on a new mission: to help restore the country's wetlands. Plus we look at the influx of child immigrants pouring over the US border.

PRI's The World: 6/9/14

June 09, 2014

It's a beautiful show about the Beautiful Game. Today's episode is all about soccer in advance of this week's start of the World Cup in Brazil. We'll look at the state of affairs in Brazil. Will the country be ready? And we head to Canada, where a Muslim woman is finally able to play soccer while also wearing her head cover. And we check in with three Englishmen who walked 1966 kilometers to the World Cup. Spoiler: They added a dog along the way.