We explore ways to realistically tackle Europe’s mounting migration challenge, enjoy Ben Rylan’s weekly look at obscure cinema and flick through the latest stories from the Asian newspapers.
Thursday 30 July
We look at Alexis Tsipras’s attmpts to keep unison in his party post-economic disaster in Greece, ask what the future holds for Rome’s Fiumicino airport and assess pétanque’s chances of becoming an Olympic sport.
Wednesday 29 July
We ask why Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard has been freed after 30 years in a US jail, learn whether Mullah Omar might really be dead and look ahead to the shortlist for the Venice Film Festival.
Tuesday 28 July
We analyse Barack Obama’s speech at the African Union in Ethiopia, learn why Boston has pulled out of the race to host the Olympic games and hear how Rio has restarted its tram system.
Monday 27 July
We look at Turkey’s intentions for dealing with IS, hear about a Greek plan to reinstall the Drachma and learn why a Kentucky distillery is playing music to its brandy.