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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.

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As France bows to international pressure and cancels an order of warships bound for Russia, we ask what will happen to the ships – aside from the €1.2bn compensation bill. We also look at the taste for US brands in South Africa as Krispy Kreme joins the list of US labels eager to break into the market. Plus: we get the latest from our bureaux in Hong Kong and Tokyo and revisit our interview with photographer David Goldblatt.

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981 3 Aug 2015
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Monday 3 August: 

As France bows to international pressure and cancels an order of warships bound for Russia, we ask what will happen to the ships – aside from the €1.2bn compensation bill. We also look at the taste for US brands in South Africa as Krispy Kreme joins the list of US labels eager to break into the market. Plus: we get the latest from our bureaux in Hong Kong and Tokyo and revisit our interview with photographer David Goldblatt.

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980 31 Jul 2015
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Friday 31 July: 

We discuss politics in Ukraine, urbanism in Sydney, business in Italy, retail in Japan and the future of kimchi. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and a journey through Alaska.

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979 30 Jul 2015
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Thursday 30 July: 

We discuss the Turkish president’s visit to China, the state of the Russian rouble and get the business news from Paris. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and a journey through the South Pacific.

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978 29 Jul 2015
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Wednesday 29 July: 

We discuss the future of the UK in the EU, investigate nationalism in Hungary and the recent Chinese stock-market tumble, talk business in Melbourne and take a journey across Sardinia. Plus: we review the morning newspapers with our Istanbul bureau chief.

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977 28 Jul 2015
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Tuesday 28 July: 

We discuss politics in Ukraine, tourism in Barcelona, television in Australia and business in Greece. Plus: our Hong Kong bureau chief describes a favourite journey to Malaysia.

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976 27 Jul 2015
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Monday 27 July: 

We examine the successes and failures of Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s tenure in office, look at the top news stories from our bureaus in Singapore and Hong Kong, discuss the business news from Prague, analyse Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia and go on a Canadian train journey.

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975 24 Jul 2015
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Friday 24 July: 

After the announcement that the ‘Financial Times’ has been sold to Japanese media giant Nikkei, we look at what the deal means for the media industry. Plus, with rubbish piling up, graffiti everywhere and slowed public services in Rome, we ask: is the mayor to blame? We also look at business news from Shanghai and the future of Greek shipping.

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974 23 Jul 2015
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Thursday 23 July: 

Amid a spiralling economic and political crisis in Greece, we ask how the country’s embattled prime minister remains so popular. We also look at what the result of Burundi’s election might mean for the fragile state of the nation and hear a summer reading suggestion from our Hong Kong bureau chief. Plus: we take a leaf through the African newspapers.

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973 22 Jul 2015
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Wednesday 22 July: 

As the so-called Islamic State gains power, we ask: could it ever be considered a ‘state’? Then we head to Japan to ask whether Shinzo Abe has squandered his opportunity to transform the country. We also hear summer reading suggestions from our Tokyo bureau chief and leaf through the newspapers in Istanbul.

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972 21 Jul 2015
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Tuesday 21 July: 

As Ash Carter meets Benjamin Netanyahu today, we look at what’s next for US-Israeli relations after the nuclear deal with Iran. We also talk about African justice, as Senegal puts the former president of Chad on trial for human rights abuses. Plus: we discuss defence with two major manufacturers of military aircraft joining forces.

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971 20 Jul 2015
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Monday 20 July: 

As Cuba reopens its embassy in Washington after five decades, we examine the progress of the restoration of Cuban-US ties. In Kenya, roads and pavements are in for a makeover ahead of Barack Obama’s visit but why are they only updating the areas the president will travel through? Plus, we get the day’s news from our bureau chiefs in Istanbul, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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970 17 Jul 2015
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Friday 17 July: 

We discuss Yemeni and Ukrainian politics, explore the future of Asia Pacific Aviation and focus on the top business news from Sydney. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers with Sebastian Borger.

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