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924 15 Jun 2015
00:29:55

Monday 15 June: 

We dissect how wanted war criminal and Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir managed to escape arrest during a weekend visit to South Africa, look at whether new thinking from Italy could help solve the Mediterranean migrant crisis and hear why one of London's most cherished places to eat is closing its doors.

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923 12 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Friday 12 June: 

We look ahead to next week’s Yemen peace talks in Geneva, profile US presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and ask why police in Denmark are finding solving crime a bit of a hassle.

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922 11 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Thursday 11 June: 

Quentin Peel and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss the day’s biggest news stories including the saga of the Greek economy, Brazil overturning its law on publishing biographies and the death of Sir Christopher Lee.

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921 10 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Wednesday 10 June: 

As the US announces more troops will be deployed to Iraq, we wonder whether a sense of mission creep is setting in for the campaign against Isis. We also analyse Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to China and ask whether Nato still has teeth in Europe.

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920 9 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Tuesday 9 June: 

A round-up after the close of the G7 summit: we learn why Egyptian authorities summoned the US ambassador in Cairo to explain events on US soil and ask how easy it will be for the AK Party in Turkey to find a coalition partner.

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919 8 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Monday 8 May: 

John Everard and Samira Shackle join Andrew Tuck to discuss the Turkish general election, the weekend’s G7 meeting in Germany and gender politics in India.

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918 5 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Friday 5 June: 

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss the day’s big topics, including the saga of Greece’s delayed debt repayments and the latest data breach in the USA. With Sebastian Borger and Michael Binyon.

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917 4 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Thursday 4 June: 

We discuss the ongoing scandal overwhelming Fifa, as ex-vice president Jack Warner declares that “the gloves are off”. We also reflect on the condition of dissent and democratic process in China and ask what we should pay our politicians as a proposed pay rise for members of parliament fuels debate in the UK.

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916 3 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Wednesday 3 June: 

Andrew Tuck and guests appraise the fight against IS as western and Arab states back a plan by Iraq to retake territory from the militants. Plus, they look to Cape Town as business, government and civil society leaders gather for the 25th World Economic Forum on Africa and discuss trouble at the top in world football, after Fifa president Sepp Blatter resigns.

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915 2 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Tuesday 2 June: 

As Fifa’s president resigns amid the corruption scandal engulfing his institution, Andrew Mueller and guests give their reaction. We also ask whether a resolution is in sight for Greece as the debt-ridden state and a chorus of creditors line up rival reform proposals to ward off further crisis. Plus: we discuss the rule of Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir.

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914 1 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Monday 1 June: 

After the US Senate lets the NSA spy programme lapse for now, Tom Edwards and guests discuss the state of surveillance in the US. Plus, amid unrest in Burundi due to its president’s bid to stand for a third term, they discuss postponing elections in the small state. As the scandal around Fifa persists, we ask: what can fans and states do to reform world football?

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913 29 May 2015
00:30:00

Friday 29 May: 

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss David Cameron’s charm offensive on Europe after he holds talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel. They also reflect on the scandal at Fifa and take a look at the candidates hoping to become the next US president.

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