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The Foreign Desk, 15

Saturday 19 April

Is the political biography still a relevant force in our understanding of those who shape the world around us? Three biographers explain what it's like to have exclusive access the lives of some of the world's most influ…

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The Curator, 131

Saturday 19 April

Markus Hippi presents the best of the week’s programming from Monocle 24, including a look at La Paz’s renewed public infrastructure, a tribute to branding genius Wally Olins, and a sit-down with Australian chef, Donna Hay…

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Midori House, 633

Friday 18 April

We discuss today’s top news with Samira Shackle and Darren McCaffrey, speak to our Caracas correspondent Irene Caselli, and also review this week’s film releases..

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The Briefing, 637

Friday 18 April

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

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The Globalist, 645

Friday 18 April

We're live in Geneva and Donetsk for the latest on the crisis in eastern Ukraine. We also head to Algiers for an election update, review the morning newspapers with Harvey Morris and get the business news from Leo Shanahan…

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The Monocle Daily, 639

Thursday 17 April

We remember Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, ask a pool of experts what they think Vladimir Putin's end game is and head to Toronto for the launch of Rob Ford's re-election campaign.

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The Urbanist, 131

Thursday 17 April

Hosted by editor Andrew Tuck, the show about the people making city life better, from dedicated mayors to hi-tech businesses.

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Midori House, 632

Thursday 17 April

Robert Fox and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss the day's biggest news stories. Sir Kenneth Grange talks to Aled John about his latest project and Parul Sehgal of the ‘New York Times’ Book Review’ discusses the week's books…

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The Briefing, 636

Thursday 17 April

We analyse Vladimir Putin’s answers on Ukraine during his annual televised Q&A, ask whether a visit to Beijing by the governor of Tokyo will thaw the relationship between the two countries, and we ask whether social media…

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Time to speak up

Thursday 17 April

The BRIC nations – Brazil, Russia, India and China – a diplomatic group bound by little more than some similar economic constraints have not grown into the positive diplomatic force for change that was once envisioned, says…

There are few predictions one can make with confidence regarding the situation in Ukraine. But here is one: Russia’s fellow BRICs (Brazil, India and China) will have absolutely no influence over any diplomatic solution.

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The Globalist, 644

Thursday 17 April

We analyse the state of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, preview today’s elections in Algeria, discuss the business news in Prague, and review the morning newspapers with Staffan Sonning of Swedish Radio.

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The Monocle Daily, 638

Wednesday 16 April

The latest from Ukraine, we find out how the director of Africa’s oldest national park fell victim to an ambush, and ask whether the current trend of having a beard has reached its peak.

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Midori House, 631

Wednesday 16 April

We discuss the continuing crisis in Ukraine, why Saudi Arabia’s spy chief was pushed aside, and we also look at Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s outburst at the press. Plus, a look at the significance of the self…

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  • Highlights from interviews conducted by books editor Georgina Godwin. The focus is on artists: from extrovert and controversial South African painter Beezy Bailey to the father of ambient electronic music Brian Eno. Also featured: audio artist Scanner, opera director Amir Hosseinpour and visual artist partnership Huntley Muir.
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