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The Monocle Daily, 990

Friday 28 August

As officials from 121 governments meet in Cancun to sign the Arms Trade Treaty, we assess whether or not this will be able to regulate the international arms industry. Plus: we bring you our weekly take on cinema with…

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Midori House, 978

Friday 28 August

We discuss the calls for a change in terminology to what much of the media calls “Europe’s migrant crisis”. We also take a look at whether Australia’s border control should be so heavily militarised. Plus: we join the…

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The Briefing, 992

Friday 28 August

After 71 people are found dead in a lorry near Vienna and hundreds drown off the coast of Libya, we discuss the challenges facing European leaders in what’s become known as ‘the migrant crisis’. Plus, we hear from Greece…

Opinion

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Friday 28 August

Monocle’s Tomos Lewis brings us his view of the general election campaign in Canada so far.

So mystery solved. Donald Trump doesn’t wear a toupee. Speaking at a campaign rally in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday, Donald Trump addressed the issue head-on – if you’ll pardon the pun.

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The Globalist, 1000

Friday 28 August

We ask how Hungary is addressing the arrival of migrants in Budapest, as people seeking a new life in Europe gather in “transit zones” at the city’s train stations. We also look at Russia’s plans for a Hollywood-style walk…

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The Monocle Daily, 989

Thursday 27 August

As talks between Venezuela and Colombia fail to reopen the border, we get the latest from Bogotá. We also find out how New Orleans has rebuilt and rebranded, 10 years on from hurricane Katrina. Plus: we assess how Caroline…

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The Urbanist, 202

Thursday 27 August

How does a remote city such as Reykjavik mark its spot on the map? Listen in as we chat to the mayor of Reykjavik, Dagur Eggertsson; find out how the city’s bookstores are bringing the community together and why geothermal…

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Midori House, 977

Thursday 27 August

As the White House tries to find a new way to react to yet another grotesque gun crime, Mary Dejevsky and Michael Goldfarb give their take on whether this incident is any different to the many others that took place before…

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The Briefing, 991

Thursday 27 August

After two journalists are shot live on air in the US, we ask how one reports the story without glamorising the act. Plus, we find out why some analysts have suggested that Turkish nationals could be involved in last week’s…

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The Globalist, 999

Thursday 27 August

As the Indian city of Ahmedabad is brought to a standstill over protests for more jobs and college places, we hear about caste inequality in the state of Gujarat. Plus we discuss the rising militarisation of Australia’s…

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The Monocle Daily, 988

Wednesday 26 August

As Serbia and Kosovo reach an agreement, we examine what each has gained from the deal and how this places both states closer to the European Union. Then, we turn our focus to the US presidential elections and see how Latin…

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Midori House, 976

Wednesday 26 August

Special guests Raffaello Pantucci and Sebastian Borger join Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield to discuss the day’s top news, from Europe’s migrant crisis and Republican China-bashing to the UK’s Iraq war inquiry and Nato/Russian…

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The Briefing, 990

Wednesday 26 August

As the US and Turkey work through the fine print of a deal to include Turkey in the fight against Isis, our Istanbul bureau chief reflects on the extent of any agreement. We also look to Zimbabwe after President Mugabe…

Opinion

Watch this space

Wednesday 26 August

As New York’s mayor considers a radical way to control panhandlers in Times Square, Megan Billings considers what this would mean for the city.

Last week New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio made headlines by entertaining a proposal to remove the pedestrian plaza from Times Square. The mayor, along with the state’s governor and police chief Bill Bratton, has been rem…

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The Globalist, 998

Wednesday 26 August

As South Sudan’s president prepares to sign a peace deal aimed at halting the country’s civil war, we ask whether it will go ahead. Also, after the UN security council holds its first meeting to discuss LGBT rights under…

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