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895 15 Apr 2015

Wednesday 15 April: 

We discuss the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lübeck to discuss the world’s conflicts and America’s planned removal of Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism and ask whether our skies are safer. Plus we hear about Moomins on the Riviera and leaf through the Latin American front pages.

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894 14 Apr 2015

Tuesday 14 April: 

With Japan and South Korea holding the first high-level security talks for more than five years, we discuss the meeting’s significance. We also hear about US concerns over Russia lifting a ban on delivering a defence missile system to Iran and get a taster from Salone del Mobile in Milan.

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893 13 Apr 2015

Monday 13 April: 

With Hillary Clinton finally making her bid for the presidency official, we look at how the face of American politics might be about to change. We also look at Sudan as it goes to the polls, a meeting between the Russian and Palestinian leaders and Tyler Brûlé at the Salone del Mobile.

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892 10 Apr 2015

Friday 10 April: 

We discuss the ongoing thaw in US-Cuba relations after their foreign ministers meet and their leaders prepare to mingle at the Summit of the Americas. Plus we discuss the latest criticisms of China’s land reclamation in the South China Sea, leaf through the day’s South American papers and round up the latest business stories from Bloomberg News.

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891 9 Apr 2015

Thursday 9 April: 

With India’s Narendra Modi on a three-nation economic charm offensive, we ask what’s to come from the prime minister’s international jaunt. We also discuss the controversial rise of a nationalist political leader in Ukraine's military and a family rift rocking France’s far right. Plus it's big business but how fashionable can so-called 'athleisure' wear really be?

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890 8 Apr 2015

Wednesday 8 April: 

Could an agreement between Turkey and Iran lead to an end to Yemen’s crisis? We also look at Irish business concerns over a possible UK exit from the EU and Tyler Brûlé reports on an epic new retail behemoth in Bangkok.

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889 7 Apr 2015

Tuesday 7 April: 

As Kenyans prepare to march in a mass demand for greater national security we look at the local reaction to this week's devastating attack. We also hear about a controversial new anti-terror law in Malaysia, plans for a new international aviation hub in Shanghai and the curious case of politicised coffee in Finland.

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888 6 Apr 2015

Monday 6 April: 

The fate of two Australians facing execution in Indonesia now looks all but certain after today’s court ruling; we discuss what happens next. We also look at what was behind a tide of anti-Islamic protests in Australia at the weekend and what prompted calorie counting at the FBI's headquarters.

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887 3 Apr 2015

Friday 3 April: 

After a preliminary deal on Iran's nuclear programme is finally reached, we discuss its contents and possible consequences. We also explore the key points of contention in the run-up to Poland's presidential election in May and look forward to a new play co-written by Davie Bowie, set to debut in New York.

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886 2 Apr 2015

Thursday 2 April: 

As Yemen's second city looks set to fall to Houthi rebels, we ask if Saudi-led strikes against the fighters have fallen short. Plus we report the latest from Kenya after Islamist militants attack a university campus, ask why Pakistan may buy submarines from China and leaf through the South American papers.

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885 1 Apr 2015

Wednesday 1 April: 

As world powers and Iran talk pass the deadline for a preliminary deal on a nuclear programme, does a final accord look possible? Plus: we hear from Istanbul after a hostage crisis ends in a prosecutor's death and find out whether China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is a cause for concern.

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884 31 Mar 2015

Tuesday 31 March: 

We discuss the dividing lines in Nigeria as it prepares for the results of its presidential election and we hear about the refusal of Serbian radical Vojislav Seselj to return from Belgrade to The Hague to face justice. Also we hear the business news from Bloomberg and ask why spontaneous dancing is a no-go in Sweden.

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