The World

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Marco Werman

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Arts & Culture
4:10 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

VIDEO: Omar Sosa and Paolo Fresu Perform from their Album ‘Alma’

Check out Omar Sosa and Paolo Fresu's performance on PRI's The World.

Global Hit: Omar Sosa & Paolo Fresu from PRI's The World on Vimeo.


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    Malaysian officials meet with pro-Russia rebels from Eastern Ukraine to receive the flight data recorders from the downed Malaysia airliner. Also, a Somali radio show that helps Somalis separated by conflict find their lost loved ones. And finally, we introduce you to a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of the English language.
  • Monday, July 21, 2014 3:30pm
    We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
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    We're following up on the disaster in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed rebels are accused of shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, killing everyone on board. Also today, an update on Israel's ground invasion into Gaza. Plus, John Cleese tells us about his battles with the British tabloids and what it's like to be back on stage with the surviving members of the Monty Python cast. "What I like is the laughter," he says.
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    PRI's The World is gathering information on the Malaysian airliner crash, and will bring you the latest news. Plus, what life is like in a war zone when a 5-hour humanitarian ceasefire is called? And, the US government broadcasts messages to kids in Central America urging them to stay home instead of coming north to cross the US border.
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