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Monday 1 September

Is Japan’s recent dengue fever outbreak a sign of things to come? Monocle’s Fiona Wilson investigates.

Unlike many people who live in Tokyo, I love the Japanese summer. I like the screech of the cicadas, the sweaty street festivals. I like the firework displays. I even like the intense heat. It has always struck me that…

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The Globalist, 741

Monday 1 September

We ask if a military coup might topple Pakistan’s first democratically elected government for a generation, get the latest on the Ukrainian crisis, and hear the first instalment of our week-long series on terrorism around…

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The Monocle Weekly, 269

Sunday 31 August

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound learn how to write a modern ghost story with author Joanna Briscoe, hear how John Moore's latest album came about (and sing along too), and discuss Girl Soldiers in the US with Helen Thorpe.

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The Foreign Desk, 34

Saturday 30 August

Monocle foreign editor Steve Bloomfield assesses whether European football, which boasts some of the most popular and lucrative leagues in the world, is the continent’s most potent soft-power tool. Featuring football wri…

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The Monocle Daily, 735

Friday 29 August

We give you the latest update on the strikes in Argentina, speak to author Rick Perlstein about his new book ‘The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan’, and tell you what to do on a Friday Night in New…

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Midori House, 728

Friday 29 August

Mary Dejevsky and Jane Kinninmont discuss the day's news – from Ukraine and Russia to the Middle East, we also check in with our correspondent in Colombia, and investigate the "cold conflict" over contested Crimean gold.

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The Briefing, 732

Friday 29 August

We hear what Nato leaders have agreed to for fixing the crisis in Ukraine, ask why Athens might be getting a Formula 1 grand prix, and discuss the world’s largest indoor garden.

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The Globalist, 740

Friday 29 August

A look at high-stakes Iranian diplomacy in Moscow, we try to predict the future of Malaysia Airlines, get the business news from India, and Ed Stocker roasts coffee in Brooklyn.

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The Monocle Daily, 734

Thursday 28 August

We discuss the probability of air strikes in Syria, hear of a suggestion to change Argentina’s capital, and find out why Hello Kitty may not be a cat after all.

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The Urbanist, 150

Thursday 28 August

The new urbanists: who are they? From app entrepreneurs with eyes fixed on solutions-for-cities prize money to film festivals and art shows that bring the conversations about metropolis-making into the mainstream.

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Midori House, 727

Thursday 28 August

Xenia Wickett and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss the day’s top stories, we discuss Iranian activist and poet Simin Behbahani’s legacy, and review the best books of the week.

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The Briefing, 731

Thursday 28 August

We discuss Pakistani politics in crisis and the state of Chinese-Taiwanese relations, head to Helsinki and Stockholm for views on Nato’s future, Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic looks at the latest business news, we talk media with…

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