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Midori House, 955

Tuesday 28 July

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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The Briefing, 969

Tuesday 28 July

We discuss today’s Nato meeting and Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union headquarters, focus on today’s top luxury and technology news and find out why the Swiss raided a French lake to help thirsty cows.

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The Globalist, 977

Tuesday 28 July

We discuss politics in Ukraine, tourism in Barcelona, television in Australia and business in Greece. Plus: our Hong Kong bureau chief describes a favourite journey to Malaysia.

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The Monocle Daily, 966

Monday 27 July

We look at Turkey’s intentions for dealing with IS, hear about a Greek plan to reinstall the Drachma and learn why a Kentucky distillery is playing music to its brandy.

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Midori House, 954

Monday 27 July

Tim Marshall and Daniella Peled discuss the day's top stories: from President Barack Obama's trip to Ethiopia to the escalating violence in Turkey. Plus: we examine the remarks from the mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb…

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The Briefing, 968

Monday 27 July

We discuss the latest news from Turkey, analyse Russia’s strategy in the Kuril Islands and review the newly unveiled Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo.

Opinion

Early to bed, early to rise…

Monday 27 July

Japan’s government has launched a campaign to encourage government employees to finish at the office earlier than usual, but will it work?

It’s been nearly a month since Japanese government employees started leaving the office early for yu-katsu.

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The Globalist, 976

Monday 27 July

We examine the successes and failures of Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s tenure in office, look at the top news stories from our bureaus in Singapore and Hong Kong, discuss the business news from Prague, analyse Barack…

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The Monocle Weekly, 316

Sunday 26 July

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet writer Brian Case to discuss meeting Al Pacino, Michael Caine, jazz greats and more. They also learn how to depict the city of London with photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg and hear why…

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The Big Interview, 14

Sunday 26 July

Hotelier and entrepreneur Ian Schrager meets Monocle’s culture editor Robert Bound in New York City to reflect on the early days of Studio 54, the changing world of hospitality and the subtle alchemy of crafting the very…

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The Recap, 21

Saturday 25 July

The pick of this week’s news and discussion programmes on Monocle 24, featuring reflections on the Iran nuclear deal, insight into Yemen’s evolving conflict and coverage of the UK prime minister’s bid to tackle extremism…

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The Foreign Desk, 81

Saturday 25 July

After the Joint Arab List’s success in this year’s election in Israel, we discuss what’s changed for Arab citizens in the country’s public and political life – and what happens next. Thabet Abu Ras and Daniella Peled report…

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The Curator, 197

Saturday 25 July

Tyler Brûlé meets renowned hotelier and impresario André Balazs, we find out why Barcelona is going crazy for eclairs in ‘The Menu’ and in ‘Section D’ we take a tour of the modernist gem that is the house of architect…

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The Monocle Daily, 965

Friday 24 July

We discuss the US’s involvement with Turkey’s fight against Isis, enjoy our weekly look at cinema of days gone by and get the top stories from the Asian front pages.

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Midori House, 953

Friday 24 July

Turkish fighter jets bomb the Islamic State in Syria for the first time and the US Congress grills Kerry and Obama officials over the Iran nuclear deal. Robert Fox and Raffaello Pantucci discuss these and the day’s other…

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