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Midori House, 1226

24 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, 1250

24 August 2016

We discuss Joe Biden’s visit to Turkey, analyse China’s Hollywood ambitions and ask why London wants a “Night Czar”. Plus: we quiz Midori House’s Australians on their vocabulary as the Australian National Dictionary gets…

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The Globalist, 1258

24 August 2016

We discuss security in Kenya, journalism in Hungary, business in the Balkans, tourism in Paris and politics in Ukraine. Plus: Barack Obama’s presidential legacy vis-à-vis gay rights and a review of the morning newspapers…

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The Monocle Daily, 1247

23 August 2016

We assess why Turkey is bombing both Isis and Kurdish targets near its border, discuss why the burkini is such a divisive item of clothing and ask whether Germany is right to tell its citizens to stock up on supplies in…

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Midori House, 1225

23 August 2016

The leaders of the EU’s three biggest economies announce a “new beginning” for the union, while the Czech prime minister’s calls for a European army. Plus: we assess Donald Trump’s post-election ambitions and remember…

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The Briefing, 1249

23 August 2016

We discuss the Iran-Russia relationship after Tehran ends Moscow’s access to its airbases and profile Nicolas Sarkozy as the former French president prepares for another tilt at his nation’s top office. We also explore what…

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The Globalist, 1257

23 August 2016

As an opinion poll reveals mixed feelings about Angela Merkel’s open-door policy, we assess Germany’s attitude towards the refugee crisis. Meanwhile, as Australia asks why its laws allow foreigners to make contributions to…

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The Monocle Daily, 1246

22 August 2016

We ask whether the destruction of ancient monuments should be considered a war crime and ask how a failed coup 25 years ago helped bring about the end of the Soviet Union. Plus: North Korea’s top brass launch their equiv…

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Midori House, 1224

22 August 2016

We discuss the European project in the wake of a meeting between Angela Merkel, Matteo Renzi and François Hollande. Meanwhile, we look to Turkey as the country is devastated by yet another suicide attack. Plus: how Brexit…

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The Briefing, 1248

22 August 2016

As more than 50 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Turkey, we ask how the already crisis-hit country will respond. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of US troops are participating in military exercises with South Korea…

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The Globalist, 1256

22 August 2016

As Nicolas Sarkozy tries to muscle into the Élysée Palace, we assess his chances of becoming the French conservative candidate in next year’s presidential election. We also look back on Barack Obama’s presidency and assess…

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The Monocle Weekly, 372

21 August 2016

As London unveils its Night Tube, we explore the concept of the 24-hour city. Meanwhile, we ask why the box office has struggled this summer and speak to Canada’s environment minister about the country’s process for picking…

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The Foreign Desk, 137

20 August 2016

It has not been an easy quarter-century; Ukraine has had to contend with revolutions and counter-revolutions, endemic corruption, unaccountable oligarchs and splits within the country. The Minsk agreement between Ukraine…

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The Curator, 253

20 August 2016

All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24, hosted by Markus Hippi and Tom Edwards. We delve into some of our Olympic coverage and learn about the science behind designing for swimwear brand Speedo. Meanwhile…

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