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The Monocle Daily, 1613

17 January 2018

The UN expresses concern over the US’s decision to cut aid to Palestine and Sweden is preparing for increased tensions with Russia. Plus: the new French word for ‘smartphone’.

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The Foreign Desk, Explainer 98: What's in a name?

17 January 2018

What's in a name? Well, if you’re Greece and the name is “Macedonia”, rather a lot. But is there an end in sight for what may be the world’s least-dignified diplomatic standoff?‘The Foreign Desk’ returns on Saturday. Listen to hear us examine Donald Trump’s first year in the Oval Office and be sure to subscribe to get each new episode.

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Midori House, 1575

17 January 2018

Brian Klass and Carlo Bonura join Monocle’s Andrew Mueller to review a new report detailing a decline in global democracy. Plus: Steve Bannon’s refusal to answer questions after being subpoenaed, the effort to rebrand…

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The Briefing, 1615

17 January 2018

We find out why Japan has issued a warning over North Korea’s behaviour and discuss how Marine Le Pen intends to rebrand France’s far-right. Plus: we examine internet censorship in China and ask what next for the men’s…

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The Globalist, 1623

17 January 2018

We look at the future of the US’s involvement in Syria and how that affects relations with Turkey. Plus, we discuss the death of prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, and check in with our business editor at the…

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The Monocle Daily, 1612

16 January 2018

We discuss the agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees and ask why Canada wants to play a part in solving the North Korea crisis. Plus: a look at Wednesday’s Asian papers.

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Midori House, 1574

16 January 2018

Our guests Alistair Bunkall and Marie Billon discuss Europe’s appetite for change as France’s Emmanuel Macron declares integration is good for business. Then: residents of a Trump-branded property look to have the presid…

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The Briefing, 1614

16 January 2018

We ask whether Burma’s Rohingya population should be repatriated from Bangladesh and look at how the treatment of France’s prison staff could prompt widespread industrial unrest. Plus: Monocle’s technology correspondent…

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The Globalist, 1622

16 January 2018

We analyse the continuing deadlock in German politics, ask whether Canada might have a role to play in the US-North Korea nuclear stand-off and discuss the architecture of the new US embassy in London.

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The Monocle Daily, 1611

15 January 2018

The spat between the US and Turkey over the planned border security force in Syria, a look at the increasingly warm ties between India and Israel, plus a peek at Tuesday’s Asian papers.

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Midori House, 1573

15 January 2018

We discuss Donald Trump’s lengthy record of racism and outline the ways in which the false alarm in Hawaii hints at a slippery slope toward nuclear war. Plus: UK newspaper ‘The Guardian’ switches to a compact format and the…

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The Briefing, 1613

15 January 2018

We ask whether Germany is heading back to the polls, find out why an artistic troupe is at the centre of high-level diplomatic talks on the Korean peninsula and check-in with our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé at Milan Men’s…

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The Globalist, 1621

15 January 2018

After a false nuclear alarm sent Hawaii into panic over the weekend, we ask how dangerous the rivalry between the US and North Korea has become. Plus: Tunisia marks the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring with fresh…

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The Monocle Weekly, 445

14 January 2018

Alice Black, co-director of London’s Design Museum, discusses what makes for good design in 2018 and this month’s nominations for the Beazley designs of the year. We also welcome back Travis Elborough to talk about his new…

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The Foreign Desk, 210

13 January 2018

Last year gave the world much to protest. Political instability and social injustice led to millions taking to the streets in 2017 and even more to social media to make their voices heard. But as the masses rebel, the…

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