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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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Could the much-broken ceasefire be repairing itself as Ukraine starts withdrawing heavy artillery from the front lines? We also hear what Argentina is doing to its intelligence agency and check in on the highlights from Milan Fashion Week.

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859 26 Feb 2015
00:55:44

Could the much-broken ceasefire be repairing itself as Ukraine starts withdrawing heavy artillery from the front lines? We also hear what Argentina is doing to its intelligence agency and check in on the highlights from Milan Fashion Week.

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858 25 Feb 2015
01:00:00

A look at how close the ties are between Isis and Boko Haram, we hear how the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ paper is trying to return to business as normal, and find out what the chances are of Qantas successfully cracking down on airport-lounge dress standards.

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857 24 Feb 2015
00:55:57

We hear what Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko wants to achieve at the Idex arms expo in Abu Dhabi, learn why Albania preparing to publish its communist-era files, and review Wednesday’s newspapers from across Asia.

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856 23 Feb 2015
00:58:32

As Libya’s elected government suspends the UN-backed talks, we ask what next. We also review the newly launched ‘New York Times Magazine’ and hear why the Spanish region of Galicia is so disappointed by a recent Enrique Iglesias music video.

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855 20 Feb 2015
00:58:48

We are in Venezuela where the mayor of Caracas has been accused of an attempted coup. We also get tips for a great Friday night in Portland, Oregon, and leaf through Saturday’s Asian papers.

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854 19 Feb 2015
00:58:53

As President Obama hosts anti-extremism summit, we ask if it is going to accomplish anything in the fight against Isis. We also speak to Paul Koudounaris who has published a book of different uses for mortal remains and leaf through the Asian papers.

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853 18 Feb 2015
00:56:13

As Ukraine concedes another town to rebels, we ask if there’s any hope for diplomacy. We also get the latest from Argentina where marchers have been marking one month since prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death, and we take a leaf through Thursday's Australasian papers.

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852 17 Feb 2015
00:55:28

With bailout talks stalling, we ask what’s next for Greece? We also check in on the highlights of New York fashion week and hear why the new Italian president wants to open his residence to the public.

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851 16 Feb 2015
00:58:51

We gauge the reaction as Egypt and France call on the UN to discuss the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya. We round-up the best and worst of this year's Berlin Film Festival and pay tribute to Italy's richest man, Michele Ferrero.

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850 13 Feb 2015
00:56:11

A decade on from the assassination of prime minister Rafic Hariri, we explore its legacy in Lebanese politics. Plus, we take a look at the news making the front pages in Asia and get tips for a Friday night out in Milan.

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849 12 Feb 2015
00:55:20

We explore Belarus’s relationship with Russia and Ukraine after a ceasefire in the latter is agreed. Plus the latest from Cairo after a court releases two Al Jazeera journalists and we speak to author Felice Picano about his new book 'Nights at Rizzoli'.

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848 11 Feb 2015
00:56:45

How will the latest push to end the Ukrainian conflict be seen in Moscow and Kiev? Plus we explore the possibility of a Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel and hear about an album celebrating rare South American birdsong.

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