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The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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11079 Feb 2016
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Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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11068 Feb 2016
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Monday 8 February: 

We’re live in New Hampshire ahead of Tuesday's presidential election primary. We also discuss Haitian politics, analyse European refugee policy and check in with Monocle’s Toronto and New York bureau chiefs. Plus: a look at the UAE’s plans to privatise government services.

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11055 Feb 2016
00:56:55

Friday 5 February: 

We discuss the prospect of elevated Saudi involvement in the Syrian war and speak with the UK’s special representative for Syria. Meanwhile, Tristan McAllister analyses US transport policy and Sagra Maceira de Rosen explains Burberry’s rethink of the fashion calendar. Plus: Shyamantha Asokan reviews the Asian newspapers.

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11044 Feb 2016
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Thursday 4 February: 

We discuss the security situation in Libya and analyse US-Colombian relations before looking to tonight’s Democratic presidential debate. Plus: we bring you highlights from the latest issue of ‘Nikkei Asian Review’ and check in at the world’s largest trade fair for sweets and snacks, ISM in Köln.

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11033 Feb 2016
00:57:05

Wednesday 3 February: 

As talks on Syria collapse in Geneva a day ahead of a donor conference to find a cash-injection for the country, we ask two analysts whether there’s any hope left. We also discuss Obama as he makes his first visit to a US mosque and travel to Canada, which is gripped by a celebrity trial.

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11022 Feb 2016
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Tuesday 2 February: 

As the race to the White House takes a new turn, Monocle meets voters on all sides of the Republican divide. We also discuss the Olympic committee’s decision to allow Brazil to host the games despite the Zika virus. Plus: Iran celebrates the anniversary of the Islamic Republic by purchasing some shiny new planes.

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11011 Feb 2016
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Monday 1 February: 

Monocle’s Tomos Lewis reports live from the US presidential campaign trail in Iowa. Plus: we speak with Canada’s ambassador to Burma, review the Asian newspapers and weigh the pros and cons of killing mosquitos.

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110029 Jan 2016
00:57:18

Friday 29 January: 

As Syria peace talks get underway in Geneva despite a boycott by the opposition, we ask if they’re bound to collapse. We’re also live in Iowa where Tomos Lewis is reporting ahead of the caucus. Plus: we chat with author Ben Judah about his new book ‘This is London’ and remember the iconic Land Rover Defender as production officially comes to a halt.

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109928 Jan 2016
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Thursday 28 January: 

We examine the encounter between Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani and French president François Hollande, the first in almost two decades between both nations. We also head to Argentina and look at Mauricio Macri’s new fast-track policies. Plus: will the home of the Catholic church accept same-sex civil partnerships?

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109827 Jan 2016
01:00:00

Wednesday 27 January: 

Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egypt and France’s justice minister resigns amid a row over whether to strip citizenship from convicted terrorists​​. Plus: Brazil is home to 21 of the world’s 50 most dangerous cities; we ask why.

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109726 Jan 2016
00:57:05

Tuesday 26 January: 

We ask why Canada’s relationship with guns is so different from the US and whether Italy overestimated the sensitivities of Hassan Rouhani by covering up naked statues. Plus: the Danish parliament approves a bill to seize entering refugees’ assets and we get a round-up of the European menswear shows.

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109625 Jan 2016
01:00:00

Monday 25 January: 

Libya’s unity government gets rejected, what Bloomberg could bring to the presidential race and James D Boys on what Hillary Clinton learnt from her previous election campaign.

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109522 Jan 2016
00:54:30

Friday 22 January: 

We’re live in Tunisia as the government imposes a curfew amid threats to national security. We also head to Paris to check in with our team at Maison et Objet. Plus: we find out more about the ‘SuperQueeroes’ exhibition opening today in Berlin.

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109421 Jan 2016
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Thursday 21 January: 

​As​ Oliver Ivanović is sentenced to nine years in jail for war crimes, we examine what this means for justice and politics in Serbia and Kosovo. We also get the latest from Davos and the Sundance Film Festival. Plus: will the world soon be flooded with KitKat copycats?

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109320 Jan 2016
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Wednesday 20 January: 

Austria becomes the latest European country to ​cap the refugee influx, Israel clashes with the US and the EU over Palestinian land and we discuss whether the word “fascist” can be correctly applied to Donald Trump. Plus: we ask why Canada was omitted from the guest list at the anti-ISIS coalition in Paris.

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