The World on KTTZ HD2

Weekdays 7-8pm on KTTZ-HD2
Hosted by Lisa Mullins

A one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews and music from around the globe. Launched in 1996, PRI’s The World, a co-production of WGBH/Boston, Public Radio International, and the BBC World Service, airs weekdays on over 300 stations across North America.

www.theworld.org

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Podcasts

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:17pm
    The crisis over eastern Ukraine ratchets up another notch as separatists hoist Russian flags on Ukrainian army vehicles there. And, we'll learn about a folk song that's become an anthem of pro-Western demonstrators in Kiev. Plus, we go inside a renowned Saudi terrorist rehabilitation center where "beneficiaries" learn that "only the Prince has the power to declare Jihad."
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:36pm
    Tuesday's edition of The World was hosted live from the Boston Common, close to the Marathon finish line, to examine the impact of the Boston Marathon bombings one year on. Throughout this special edition of The World, host Marco Werman presents the voices of Bostonians - and visitors from around the globe - addressing security, vulnerability and Boston's sense of community in a post-9/11 world.
  • Monday, April 14, 2014 4:17pm
    The crisis in Ukraine continues to intensify. We ask just how worried we should be about war breaking out. Plus, the latest UN climate report is an urgent call to action - we'll hear from one of the authors. Also, the language of pregnancy around the globe. What do the words and their meanings tell us about different cultures and their approach to pregnancy?
  • Friday, April 11, 2014 2:50pm
    In Ukraine, pro-Russia protesters are demanding independence for eastern Ukraine, and they're settling in for a long standoff. Then we head to San Francisco where a young immigrant is taking to the streets to protest the lack of action of immigration reform. Plus, The World's journalist Sonia Narang becomes the first member of her family to return to Pakistan after her parents and grandparents fled more than 60 years ago.
  • Thursday, April 10, 2014 2:56pm
    India has nearly 800 million eligible voters in the elections that are getting under way. And many of them will be first-time voters. Also, the story of a small plane that went missing in Russia, for nearly a year. Plus, collecting the autographs of world leaders.