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The Globalist

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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Friday 12 February: We discuss the upcoming meeting between the pope and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, hear how Bernie Sanders is attempting to win African-American voters and talk Polish-German relations.

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112012 Feb 2016
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Friday 12 February: 

We discuss the upcoming meeting between the pope and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, hear how Bernie Sanders is attempting to win African-American voters and talk Polish-German relations.

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111911 Feb 2016
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Thursday 11 February: 

We unpick Indonesia’s new economic policies and hear how Norway is capitalising on alternative maritime resources at the expense of its oil business. Plus: we ask whether the UK’s terraced houses should be considered a design icon.

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111810 Feb 2016
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Wednesday 10 February: 

We recap yesterday’s New Hampshire primary vote, ask what Benjamin Netanyahu’s aims are for Israel’s media and hear why the fashion industry is gathering in Kiev.

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11179 Feb 2016
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Tuesday 9 February: 

We interpret the outcome of Turkey and Germany’s talks to alleviate the refugee crisis on Turkey’s border, look at the changing relationship between Nato and Moscow and recap the New Hampshire primaries.

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11168 Feb 2016
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Monday 8 February: 

We analyse North Korea’s missile launch over the weekend, find out whether Europe’s coastal borders are secure enough and hear about the importance of radio in Zimbabwe.

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11155 Feb 2016
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Friday 5 February: 

We look to Aleppo with the news that Syrian rebels may be losing their grip on the city and we ask whether Australia’s former prime minister Kevin Rudd will become a new secretary-general of the UN. Plus: the day’s business news from Moscow.

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11144 Feb 2016
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Thursday 4 February: 

We look to Russia as President Putin prepares to court foreign investors and we ask what to expect from the US and India’s aircraft-carrier collaboration. Plus: a look at the day’s European newspapers.

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11133 Feb 2016
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Wednesday 3 February: 

We ask whether there is any hope for successful Syria talks in Geneva and look at the latest developments in Cuba opening up for business. Plus: we get the day’s business news from Athens.

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11122 Feb 2016
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Tuesday 2 February: 

We look to the EU and the UK as the two seem to be getting closer to an agreement, head to Iowa for the caucus results and hear why young Finnish people are being offered cheap accommodation within an old peoples’ home.

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11111 Feb 2016
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Monday 1 February: 

We discuss the less than hopeful start for Syria talks in Geneva, look to Iowa as it gets ready for the presidential caucus and leaf through the day’s newspapers.

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111029 Jan 2016
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Friday 29 January: 

We check in with the Republican presidential debate as it gets off to a roaring start, quite conspicuously without Mr Trump. We also look to Iran as it announces that it’s buying 118 Airbus aircraft, a deal worth $25bn (€23bn). Plus: we celebrate all things analogue in Vienna.

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110928 Jan 2016
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Thursday 28 January: 

We find out how the outgoing Taiwanese president’s visit to a disputed island in the South China Sea is being covered and we also discuss how eastern Germany finally managed to stop its population exodus. Plus: we take off to Nuremberg in a toy plane and get the day’s business news in Istanbul.

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110827 Jan 2016
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Wednesday 27 January: 

We discuss the Syrian province of Deraa as the Syrian army regains control and opens up a key route from Damascus to the south. Plus: Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani is in Paris today and we listen to a record as part of our ongoing series on the pleasures of analogue.

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110726 Jan 2016
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Tuesday 26 January: 

As Russia’s economy contracts and oil prices continue to fall, we ask if the country’s military strategy will be revised. And as the long barbecues come to a close, we wonder whether it’s time to rethink Australia’s rather controversial commemoration day. Plus: we check in at Germany’s sport-and-business trade fair.

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110625 Jan 2016
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Monday 25 January: 

As Portugal elects new president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, we hear from London and Lisbon about what to expect. We also assess the human-rights situation in Egypt five years on from the Tahrir Square uprising and head to Hong Kong for a look at the day’s top stories.

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