Station News & Events

1:22pm

Thu May 8, 2014
Station News & Events

More on the Situation in Nigeria on The World for 5-8

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Sex on the beach. Do we have your attention? Good. How cocktails get their names, be they shaken, stirred, or somewhere in between. More on that in a minute.

The situation in Nigeria continues to raise curiosity questions here in the newsroom. What is the situation in the north of the country, where Boko Haram is strongest? We'll talk to Fatima Zanna Gana, who is from northern Nigeria and is the leader of one of the NGOs which took part in the recent #BringBackOurGirls rallies in Abuja.

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3:25pm

Wed May 7, 2014
Station News & Events

Malaysian Singer Yuna Performs from "Nocturnal" on Q for 5-7

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Should a law school be able to require students to promise not to have gay sex? Constitutional lawyer CLAYTON RUBY and DON HUTCHINSON, legal counsel for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, discuss the debate over the "Community Covenant" that students at British Columbia's Trinity Western University are required to sign.

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3:23pm

Wed May 7, 2014
Station News & Events

More on the Abducted Nigerian Girls on The World for 5-7

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Good day from the Boston newsroom of The World.

Big development in Syria today as rebels begin evacuating from the Old City of Homs where they've been under siege for years now. We ask what it means for the conflict.

We consider how the story of the abducted Nigerian school girls might end. Hostage negotiators say all the publicity could drive up the price of ransom. Plus how high tech tools could help with the search.

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3:22pm

Tue May 6, 2014
Station News & Events

Jian Interviews Alexis Okeowo on the Story of the Abducted Nigerian Girls on Q for 5-6

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Nigerian journalist ALEXIS OKEOWO  talks about how the Nigerian media has covered the story of the hundreds of missing girls abducted from a school in the country, and how that has influenced government actions. Guardian writer ANNE PERKINS follows to discuss the lack of international media coverage on this story.

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3:21pm

Tue May 6, 2014
Station News & Events

Australian Hula Hooper Marawa Cup Talks About Global Circus Performers on The world for 5-6-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

If you didn't get the memo on climate change, President Obama will be out in front of the cameras today, making sure you get it now. The White House is releasing the results of a four-year survey on the impact of climate change across the country, including extreme weather and rising seas. We'll dig into the details of the report with our environment editor Peter Thomson.

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