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The Globalist, 932

Tuesday 26 May

We analyse Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s first year in office and look at the significance of the Arctic Challenge Exercise where more than 100 US and European fighter jets have begun training near the Russian…

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The Monocle Daily, 921

Monday 25 May

The Tunisian government wants the world to know that the shooting at an army base was not terrorism. But are the tourists listening? And more bad news for BlackBerry as market share falls to below one per cent. Plus, Isr…

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Midori House, 909

Monday 25 May

Andrew Mueller, Phil Clark and Mary Dejevsky discuss the biggest news stories of the day.

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The Briefing, 923

Monday 25 May

We asses the latest from Iraq following prime minister Haider al-Abadi’s statement that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Isis within days and as the last results from Spain’s disputed local elections are coming…

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Affairs / Society

The best is history

Monday 25 May

As the Islamic State takes control of the Syrian town of Palmyra, Matt Alagiah calls for protection of the city’s well-preserved treasures.

There’s something grimly inevitable about it. Fighters from the self-styled Islamic State took control of the Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday night and ever since the world has been collectively holding its breath,…

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The Globalist, 931

Monday 25 May

We’re live in Poland where we assess the results from the second round of presidential elections. Plus: we get the latest business stories from Moscow and review the day’s front pages with Darren McCaffrey.

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The Monocle Weekly, 307

Sunday 24 May

Robert Bound and Tom Edwards talk it like they walk it with poet Simon Armitage, experience a musical epiphany or two with editor of ‘The Wire’ music magazine Tony Herrington and learn how to clone a mammoth with evoluti…

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The Big Interview, 5

Sunday 24 May

Monocle’s culture editor Robert Bound meets the writer, essayist and auteur Jonathan Meades. Hear this unique critical voice reflect on reviewing restaurants, appraising architecture and assessing what the audience really…

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The Recap, 12

Saturday 23 May

From our analysis on the developments of Isis in Syria to the EU’s desperate plan to tackle the immigrant crisis and our Eurovision predictions, we hear the highlights from the past week on Monocle 24.

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The Foreign Desk, 72

Saturday 23 May

As some EU member states start to call the principle of freedom of movement into question, Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield chairs a discussion on where migration stands today. Featuring the Polish ambassador to the UK, Witold…

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The Curator, 188

Saturday 23 May

Top picks from across Monocle 24 this week including the best in product design with Jon Kolko, a search of Beirut's old souks and ‘Meter’ magazine’s running insights, plus we hear from ghost writer Fanny Blake.

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The Monocle Daily, 920

Friday 22 May

With Sweden intercepting two Russian fighter jets this week, we ask whether it's mere chest-thumping or a symbol of rising tension. And in El Salvador, the beatification of an archbishop is digging a deeper divide in the…

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Midori House, 908

Friday 22 May

Andrew Mueller is joined by guests Jane Kinninmont and Michael Binyon to discuss the topics of the day, including the Isis threat to Syria, Ireland’s referendum on gay marriage and David Cameron’s bid to reform the UK’s…

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The Briefing, 922

Friday 22 May

We ask how much of Syria and Iraq Isis really controls, learn about a proposed new megacity in Turkey and get a primer on this weekend’s Polish election.

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Affairs / Environment

Spill the beans

Friday 22 May

After this week’s oil spill in Santa Barbara, public attention turns to Obama, his attitudes to climate change and going green.

This week’s oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, isn’t the worst in the history of the US. Nor is it the worst in the history of that stretch of coastline. Yet alongside the obvious concerns about due diligence and the…

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