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Midori House, 704

Monday 28 July

Xenia Wickett and Ivor Gaber analyse Russia’s $50bn oil bill, look how the Gaza conflict is being covered in Israeli media, and how the US might still influence the power balance in Syria. We also check in with our corre…

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The Briefing, 708

Monday 28 July

We discuss the latest on the security situation in Libya, hear why Turkey’s high-speed rail project has provided more disappointments, and ask whether all airlines will soon decide to avoid flying over conflict zones.

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Affairs / Politics

Power to the people

Monday 28 July

Last week Indonesia achieved a landmark feat in its democratic history with the election of Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo into power. Monocle’s Aisha Speirs tells the story of the run-up to that announcement in Jakarta.

Last week I was in Jakarta on the eve of the official announcement of Indonesia’s new president. With both of the two election candidates, Joko Widodo (known as Jokowi) and Prabowo Subianto, having claimed victory via…

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The Globalist, 716

Monday 28 July

As the UN Security Council concludes its emergency session on the crisis in Gaza, we assess where the conflict might be headed next. Plus, as Thailand’s overthrown prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra continues her stay in…

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The Monocle Weekly, 264

Sunday 27 July

We chat with Paul Charles about his new novel The Lonesome Heart is Angry, discuss the Edinburgh International Festival with outgoing head Sir Jonathan Mills, and meet Tom Saater of the Invisible Borders Trans-African…

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Culture / Entertainment

Weekend Agenda

Saturday 26 July

This weekend enjoy fine craft and design from Mali that’s paying a visit to New York, see some of the world’s best press photography images in Tokyo, and pick up the debut album by new Toronto band, Alvvays.

Toronto’s Design Exchange museum and the Spanish culture agency Acción Cultural Española have teamed up to create exhibition Tapas: Spanish Design for Food. Over 150 utensils and pieces of food-related homeware that have…

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The Foreign Desk, 29

Saturday 26 July

Monocle foreign editor Steve Bloomfield chairs a debate on how news organisations cover the ongoing conflict between Hamas and the Israeli military. Featuring Ian Black, Middle East editor at The Guardian newspaper, Baria…

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Culture

The Stack, 100

Saturday 26 July

A summertime special as Tyler Brûlé takes a look at the eclectic world of travel magazines together and a peak at the titles that former Country Living editor Francine Lawrence likes to take away with her. Plus, we also…

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The Curator, 145

Saturday 26 July

We look back at the best of the week on M24 with stories ranging from a chat with the co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery to indigenous news bulletins on ABC in Australia. Plus, “happiness festivals” in Thailand and a tutorial…

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The Monocle Daily, 710

Friday 25 July

As the Gaza crisis spreads to the West Bank, we discuss chances of a ceasefire with Dr Atef Alshaer and Dimi Reider. Plus, Mustafa Akyol looks at what Israel can learn from Turkey when it comes to fighting “terrorism”, and…

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Edits

The Menu, 145

Friday 25 July

Portland special: We meet the people who make up the food-and-drink scene in Oregon’s most populous city, including Camas Davis, founder of Portland Meat Collective, the recent James Beard Award winner Naomi Pomeroy of…

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Midori House, 703

Friday 25 July

We discuss today’s top news with Phil Clark and Raffaello Pantucci, diplomatic editor for Sky News, Tim Marshall, discusses his new book about football chants, we also review this week’s film releases with Anna Smith, and…

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The Briefing, 707

Friday 25 July

Yiftah Curiel – spokesman for the Israeli Embassy in London – gives his reaction to Israel’s attack on a UN school in Gaza, we also hear from this year’s AIDS conference in Melbourne, and get the latest from the 2014 Lum…

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Edits / Gardening

City Crops

July 2014

As cities fill up with more and more people, urban farming is becoming a crucial element of sustainable living. Monocle visits food entrepreneurs in Cape Town, London and Singapore who are exploring new ways of cultivating…

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Culture / Travel

Best of both worlds

Friday 25 July

Shared ground between nations doesn’t have to be overtly obvious. A recent trip to Italy for Monocle’s Gaia Lutz showed that il Bel Paese and her own home country, Brazil, have more than a few subtle things in common.

Coming back from a long weekend recently in Sicily I was struck by a feeling I often have whenever I have travelled to Italy: a feeling of leaving home. That might sound strange considering I was born and bred in Brazil but…

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