The World

A program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter.

‘Nowhere in Gaza is safe,’ aid worker says

Israel-Hamas war

The World’s host, Carolyn Beeler, speaks with Hassan Morajea, a regional access adviser with the Norwegian Refugee Council, about the dire situation in Gaza following more Israeli airstrikes.

Syrians in Cyprus live in limbo as government pauses asylum process

Israel-Hamas war

The struggle to get aid into Gaza

Israel-Hamas war

Closing the Darién Gap with a barbed-wire fence


Out of Eden Walk: Food to power a walk around the world

Out of Eden Walk

How much change can reformist President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian bring to Iran?


Masoud Pezeshkian, a reformist, has won Iran’s presidential election. Host Marco Werman speaks with Sina Toossi, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, about what this means for politics in Iran, as well as predictions for how the new president will govern alongside Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Meet Barcelona’s pigeon super-feeders


Barcelona, Spain, has a major pigeon problem, like a lot of cities. But the heart of the problem, government officials say, are the super-feeders: some 350 local residents who don’t just toss a few breadcrumbs from a quaint park bench, but distribute bags of food that attract massive flocks of birds.

NATO’s complex history of eastward expansion

Conflict & Justice

The World’s host Carolyn Beeler speaks with NATO historian Mary Sarotte about the timing of the Putin-Modi meeting and other key details surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Meet Antibot4Navalny: the mysterious researchers exposing Russia’s war on truth


An anonymous group of researchers known as Antibot4Navalny are striking a blow against Russian disinformation campaigns by finding and identifying them on Twitter, now known as X. And, as Dina Temple-Raston from the “Click Here” podcast reports, publicizing these Kremlin-backed operations has allowed the group to punch way above its weight.

France sets its sights on the gold medal in blind football at the Paris Paralympics 

Blind football is one of the most-popular sports of the Paralympic games, which kick off in Paris in late August. Brazil has won gold at all previous Paralympic tournaments but host country France is hoping to be in with a chance to take home a medal this year.