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The Briefing, 866

Thursday 5 March

After a knife attack on the US Ambassador in Seoul we discuss the media’s coverage of events. Plus, we hear from Singapore for the latest on the Global Security Asia conference and Murdo Morrison gives us the week’s top…

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Thursday 5 March

The US and Israel have long been diplomatic allies but stern recent rhetoric from the two nations’ leaders is putting strain on that relationship. Monocle’s Ed Stocker looks closer at the political fallout.

The UK – or at least its political class – likes to hang on to the notion that the country enjoys an irrevocable “special relationship” of mutual understanding and respect with the US.

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The Globalist, 874

Thursday 5 March

Amid rising tensions over two Australians planned to be executed in Indonesia, are prime minister Tony Abbott’s diplomatic ties with the nation about to hit an all-time low? We also look at UK-Iraqi relations in the fight…

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The Monocle Daily, 863

Wednesday 4 March

As Obamacare is scrutinised again at the US Supreme Court, we get the latest from the International Business Times’ Ginger Gibson. Plus, we discuss India’s ban of the film ‘India's Daughter’, review the other news from Asia…

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Midori House, 851

Wednesday 4 March

We hear how Vladimir Putin has urged an end to political killings after the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s murder, why Ireland is launching a new incentive to attract emigrants, and Mary Dejevsky and Quentin…

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The Briefing, 865

Wednesday 4 March

Germany’s Angela Merkel is in Belgium today for economic talks under the spectre of a Greek exit from the EU. But how will the ongoing crisis in Ukraine affect proceedings? Plus a new terminal for Singapore’s Changi airport…

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The Globalist, 873

Wednesday 4 March

As nuclear talks between the US and Iran go ahead, Israel’s PM warns the US Congress against a potential Iranian nuclear bomb. We also examine Kosovo’s struggle for independence and hear how popular culture influences our…

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The Monocle Daily, 862

Tuesday 3 March

We report on the mixed reactions to Israel’s prime minister in Washington. Plus we examine the consequences of Venezuela throwing US embassy staff out of the country and peruse the items up for grabs as Toronto's mayor puts…

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Midori House, 850

Tuesday 3 March

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers his controversial speech and Russian has been bidding farewell to murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Commentators Kathleen Burk and James Schneider discuss these and the day’s…

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The Briefing, 864

Tuesday 3 March

Boris Nemtsov’s girlfriend managed to flee Russia this morning for her mother’s home in Ukraine but will intimidation from the Kremlin follow her? We also find out how the rise of the right is affecting Italy’s political…

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The Globalist, 872

Tuesday 3 March

As Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to US Congress approaches, we discuss American president Barack Obama’s labelling of the visit as a “distraction”. Plus, after the death of Boris Nemtsov, who now represents Russia’s…

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The Monocle Daily, 861

Monday 2 March

Is Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more dangerous to Vladimir Putin dead than alive? Commentators Robert Fox and John Everard discuss this and the day’s other main news stories.

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Midori House, 849

Monday 2 March

Is Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more dangerous to Vladimir Putin dead than alive? Commentators Robert Fox and John Everard discuss this and the day’s other main news stories.

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