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The Briefing, 1274

27 September 2016

We outline the most significant moments of last night’s US presidential debate and discuss Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi’s push to keep his job. Plus: the Saudi movement that could put an end to the male-guardianship…

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The Globalist, 1282

27 September 2016

We analyse last night’s US presidential debate, learn how the EU could improve its ties to Russia without dropping sanctions and hear what UK CEOs expect from the post-Brexit future.

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The Monocle Daily, 1271

26 September 2016

We assess the historic peace deal between Colombia’s government and the Farc rebels and ask why one of Europe’s most democratic nations has endorsed mass surveillance. Plus: India’s ambitious space project.

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Midori House, 1249

26 September 2016

Andrew Mueller, Isabel Hilton and James Boys discuss the day’s top news stories, from tonight’s US presidential debate and Russia’s role in the Syrian war to the situation in Calais and the Colombian Farc peace deal.

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The Briefing, 1273

26 September 2016

We look to Colombia as the country signs a peace accord with Farc rebels. Meanwhile, we get a Chinese perspective on the US presidential elections and find out why the Swiss canton of Ticino has voted for tougher control…

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The Globalist, 1281

26 September 2016

We look to Russia as the country faces accusations of war crimes in Syria. Meanwhile, Sweden decides to return permanent troops to the island of Gotland. Plus: Bosnia’s less successful train project.

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The Monocle Weekly, 377

25 September 2016

Dutch writer Herman Koch discusses darkness, comedy and his new book ‘Dear Mr M’, we speak to map experts Philip Curtis and Jakob Søndergård Pedersen about their new project ‘War Map: Pictorial Conflict Maps 1900-1950’ and…

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The Foreign Desk, 142

24 September 2016

The immigration debate in the UK is, like in so many countries around the world, not known for its nuance. Charged with racism and the fear of ‘otherness’, it seems that a nation that was built on immigration should be…

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The Curator, 258

24 September 2016

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Monocle Daily, 1270

23 September 2016

We ask whether presidential debates actually help to convince undecided voters and meet the man who translated conversations between President Nixon and Chairman Mao in 1972. Plus: take a tour of Washington’s Museum of…

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Midori House, 1248

23 September 2016

We discuss racial unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Brazil’s ongoing political crisis.

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The Global Election, 2

23 September 2016

At some stage in the near future China is likely to overtake the US as the world’s largest economy. The nations are clashing diplomatically too – over what the US sees as Chinese aggression in the South China Sea and what…

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The Briefing, 1272

23 September 2016

After a week of failures around the negotiating table for the US and Russia, we ask whether nations have Syria’s best interests at heart. Plus: we learn why India just bought €7bn worth of fighter jets from France and check…

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The Globalist, 1280

23 September 2016

We assess the latest developments in Yemen, hear why Australian cartoonist Bill Leak has caused outrage again and learn why Serbia is looking to keep both Russia and the EU on side.

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The Monocle Daily, 1269

22 September 2016

We ask what constitutes a state of emergency and discuss what needs to be done for Syria to move towards a lasting peace. Plus: why is China blasting grape vines into space?

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