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The Foreign Desk, 143

1 October 2016

Next year one of the most liberal nations in the world, the Netherlands, will hold an election that could see a far-right politician come out on top. We learn how even if Geert Wilders wins it doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll…

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The Monocle Daily, 1275

30 September 2016

We assess the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan and hear from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis about his view on the US election. Plus: how do you hide a stolen Van Gogh?

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Midori House, 1253

30 September 2016

From presidential endorsements of US newspapers to the future of in-flight meals, we discuss the day’s top news stories with Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Steve Bloomfield, Christopher Lord and Henry Rees-Sheridan.

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The Global Election, 3

30 September 2016

Europe doesn’t always like to admit this but it needs the US. The US economy has an outsized effect on Europe’s, while Europe often needs the diplomatic and (sometimes) military heft of the US. All of which means that those…

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The Briefing, 1277

30 September 2016

We outline the damage that the Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte is doing to his country’s brand and discuss why this weekend’s municipal elections in Brazil matter. Plus: the latest news from the Paris Fashion Week…

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The Globalist, 1285

30 September 2016

We discuss the global implications of Opec’s decision to limit oil output and why the French campaign to woo international businesses from London post-Brexit may not work out. Plus the day’s top business headlines.

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The Monocle Daily, 1274

29 September 2016

We discuss US and Spanish politics, Swedish conscription and Austrian elections. Plus: a chat with the editors at ‘Nikkei Asian Review’.

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The Urbanist, 259

29 September 2016

Some buildings are completely derelict and inspire their fair share of urban myths while plans to repurpose long-abandoned structures mean that they’re often left in limbo. Plus: we chat to Michael Berkowitz, president of…

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Midori House, 1252

29 September 2016

We look to Turkey as President Erdogan extends the country’s state of emergency and, as Marine Le Pen alters her moniker, we ask what’s in a name. Plus: Saudi lawsuits.

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The Briefing, 1276

29 September 2016

We ask why US president Barack Obama is trying to persuade the relatives of September 11 victims not to sue Saudi Arabia. Plus: why Australia’s massive power shortage has reignited the country’s political debate on fossil…

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The Globalist, 1284

29 September 2016

As Aleppo is hit by continuous attacks, we ask whether John Kerry has any diplomatic options left when negotiating with Russia and the Assad regime. Plus: French politician Nicolas Sarkozy looks to appeal to the UK with…

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The Monocle Daily, 1273

28 September 2016

We discuss the US’s involvement in Iraq, analyse a new report on the fate of flight MH17 and predict the future of the world’s beer market. Plus: we present ‘The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining’ and investigate how city…

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Midori House, 1251

28 September 2016

We discuss the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team’s findings on flight MH17, the death of Shimon Peres and peace in Colombia. Plus: what is the political purpose of referendums?

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