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Midori House, 1230

30 August 2016

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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The Briefing, 1254

30 August 2016

The trial of suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff enters its second day. Plus: Kenyan police thwart a suspected Isis cell, Tunisia’s new government cuts staff from its state airline and Greece’s government upsets…

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The Globalist, 1262

30 August 2016

Washington delivers a sharp rebuke of Turkey’s efforts against the Isis just days after Joe Biden’s visit. Meanwhile, as the health of Uzbekistan’s long-time ruler fades, we look at the future without him. Plus: the rise…

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The Monocle Daily, 1251

29 August 2016

We assess the US’s relationship with Kurdish forces after the former criticises Turkey’s aggression against them. Plus: the catchphrase came back to haunt Angela Merkel and the latest from the trial of Dilma Rousseff.

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Midori House, 1229

29 August 2016

We ask whether French mayors who are refusing to lift restrictions on burkinis are right to do so and discuss Uzbekistan’s leader, who has ruled the country with an iron first for the past 25 years. Plus: is refusing to…

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The Briefing, 1253

29 August 2016

We head to Madrid to ask whether a resolution to Spain’s political deadlock is imminent and cross to Canberra to check out Australia’s new crop of senators, who are back at school learning the intricacies of the nation’s…

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The Globalist, 1261

29 August 2016

As Italy mourns more than 290 victims of last week’s earthquake, we cross to Perugia to assess the local media coverage and the prime minister’s handling of the disaster. Plus: a ceasefire in Syria draws closer, the immi…

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The Monocle Weekly, 373

28 August 2016

Orchestra conductor Paul MacAlindin describes how he helped musicians form the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq and we get a creative lesson in art history from Michael Bird, author of ‘Vincent’s Starry Night and Other…

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The Foreign Desk, 138

27 August 2016

When José Eduardo Dos Santos first came to power in Angola, Jimmy Carter was president of the US and Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union. Some 37 years later Dos Santos’s grip on power remains as strong as ever…

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The Curator, 254

27 August 2016

Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli bring you a selection of carefully curated highlights from the past week on Monocle 24. On this week’s show we take a deeper look at London’s new night tube, stop off at this year’s Green…

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The Monocle Daily, 1250

26 August 2016

We assess why France’s highest court has rejected a ban on burkinis at French beaches, hear the latest from Italy on the efforts to help those caught in this week’s earthquake and ask why ANA is grounding its 787 Dreamli…

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Midori House, 1228

26 August 2016

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the day’s top news with Steve Bloomfield and Matt Alagiah, from Italy’s earthquake aftermath and Europe’s migration challenges to France’s “burkini” controversy.

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The Briefing, 1252

26 August 2016

We discuss Syria’s civil war, take a look at Norway’s plans for a border fence and get the latest technology industry news. Plus: we look back at the life of pioneering French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel.

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The Globalist, 1260

26 August 2016

Italy declares a state of emergency following its devastating earthquake and Angela Merkel continues her European tour. Plus: what will be Barack Obama’s legacy? We hear from Brian Klaas, a fellow in comparative politics…

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The Monocle Daily, 1249

25 August 2016

We assess whether Colombia might have managed to end 50 years of conflict with Farc rebels, hear about the first day of Brazil’s impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff and ask why some political PR stunts are doomed to…

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