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The Briefing, 811

Thursday 18 December

We unpick the content of Vladimir Putin's annual news conference and our Brussels correspondent looks ahead to today’s gathering of EU leaders. Plus we review the North American papers.

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The Globalist, 819

Thursday 18 December

Tonia Samsonova and Sarah Lain preview Vladimir Putin’s annual address to the press, we assess the demise of the sleeper train in Europe, and find out about the world’s largest floating Christmas tree.

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The Monocle Daily, 813

Wednesday 17 December

We discuss the next steps for the US and Cuba’s diplomatic relations, learn how China inked a deal with Serbia and Hungary to bring high-speed rail to those nations, and get the latest news from Latin America.

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Midori House, 806

Wednesday 17 December

As a new chapter in US-Cuban relations appears to be emerging, Jeffrey Kofman and Michael Binyon discuss it and today’s other top stories. We also find out why Australians aren’t so keen on domestic cinema, and review the…

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The Briefing, 810

Wednesday 17 December

We discuss the reaction of Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif to yesterday’s massacre by the Taliban at a Peshawar school, learn what might be on the agenda as Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visits Poland, and get…

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Free fall

Wednesday 17 December

As the tumbling rouble puts Russia in crisis, Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield reflects on how’s Putin’s actions are finally catching up with him.

Who knows how far the rouble will have fallen by the time you read this. Russia’s collapsing currency is a fitting end-note to a chaotic year in which the unpredictable actions of one man in a red castle have had more…

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The Globalist, 818

Wednesday 17 December

We discuss Turkey’s crackdown on the press, learn if South Korea’s transport ministry might penalise Korean Air, and hear why 15,000 people marched in Dresden against the “Islamification” of Germany.

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The Monocle Daily, 812

Tuesday 16 December

As the rouble tumbles we look at what options Russia has to stop its economy from tanking, we also hear from Lithuania as it prepares to retire the lita in favour of the euro, and assess the presidential chances of Jeb Bush…

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Midori House, 805

Tuesday 16 December

Analysis of the Taliban’s attack on a school in Pakistan, we ask what EU foreign ministers can do to help bring peace to Syria, and discuss gun control in the US. Plus, a chat with celebrated producer Young Guru, we review…

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The Briefing, 809

Tuesday 16 December

We get the latest from Australia after yesterday’s deadly hostage crisis, hear of the political legacy of former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara and look at the week in aviation.

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Crossed wires

Tuesday 16 December

Crossing national boundaries requires tact and respect for local traditions – even in the well-travelled places in which you feel very familiar – as Monocle’s Tristan McAllister recently found out at the UK border.

Every year, those of us posted at Monocle bureaux around the globe make the pilgrimage to Midori House for the annual Christmas party. This means that each year a handful of us must shine our shoes, zip our formal attire…

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The Globalist, 817

Tuesday 16 December

A century on from the first commercial flight, we celebrate the history of aviation. Plus we look at publishing in Spain, work etiquette in Arizona and business news from New York.

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The Monocle Daily, 811

Monday 15 December

We discuss John Kerry's diplomatic tour and Denmark’s claims to the North Pole, review the Asian papers and explain how military thinking invades civilian life and culture.

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Midori House, 804

Monday 15 December

We discuss the clearance of Hong Kong’s protest sites, the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Abe and travel upset in Belgium. Plus we get the latest news from Toronto and hear about the history of stolen art.

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The Briefing, 808

Monday 15 December

We get an update on the hostage situation in Sydney, discuss the controversy surrounding Turkey's media-company raids and dissect the day's biggest business stories from New York.

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