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The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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Wednesday 19 September:

We get the latest on the talks between North and South Korea in Pyongyang, analyse why Russia is blaming Israel for downing a plane in Syria and discuss the effectiveness of mobile phone-based emergency alerts.

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179819 Sep 2018
1 hour

Wednesday 19 September: 

We get the latest on the talks between North and South Korea in Pyongyang, analyse why Russia is blaming Israel for downing a plane in Syria and discuss the effectiveness of mobile phone-based emergency alerts.

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179718 Sep 2018
1 hour

Tuesday 18 September: 

As EC president Jean-Claude Juncker prepares to leave his post, we assess what the future of the EU might look like. Plus: we analyse Germany’s renewable-energy train and ask if Russia has been meddling in Macedonia’s politics.

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179617 Sep 2018
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Monday 17 September: 

Ukraine’s president hopes to make his country’s plan to join the EU and Nato official; we ask how those organisations might handle Russia's response. Plus: a meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea, the future of department stores and Japanese pop superstar Namie Amuro retires.

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179514 Sep 2018
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Friday 14 September: 

Are Europe’s politicians doing enough to counter the threat of right-wing populism? Plus: Zürich’s mayor, Corine Mauch, tells about the challenges facing her city, we discuss universal basic income and speak to the man behind one of Switzerland’s most recognisable brands.

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179413 Sep 2018
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Thursday 13 September: 

As the European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 against Hungary, we assess the state of the union. Plus: an Australian newspaper accused of racism publishes its offending cartoon again, gossip website Gawker aims for a comeback and Boeing lures mechanics out of retirement.

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179312 Sep 2018
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Wednesday 12 September: 

As Russia launches its largest military drills since the fall of the Soviet Union, we ask what message the Kremlin wants to send to the world. Plus: the worsening relations between Brussels and Budapest and what makes for a great hotel experience.

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179211 Sep 2018
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Tuesday 11 September: 

Live from Zürich with Markus Hippi and Tyler Brûlé, we discuss the day’s top stories, flip through the papers and break down the latest trends in retail, art and life in Switzerland’s largest city.

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179110 Sep 2018
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Monday 10 September: 

We cross to Stockholm for the latest on Sweden’s general election, which has seen massive gains by a far-right party with neo-Nazi roots. Plus: Moscow’s local elections, the director of new film ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and we prepare for a special week of broadcasts from Zürich.

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17907 Sep 2018
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Friday 7 September: 

As the presidents of Serbia and Kosovo meet, could a land swap be on the cards? Plus: Kim Jong-un says he wants to denuclearise by the end of Donald Trump’s first term and we ponder whether K-pop stars should be exempt from military service.

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17896 Sep 2018
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Thursday 6 September: 

We get the latest on the UK’s accusations against two Russians believed to have poisoned individuals on British soil. Plus: what we learnt from this week’s hearings in the US analysing big technology companies and why Turkey is looking to bring Germany back onside.

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17885 Sep 2018
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Wednesday 5 September: 

What impact will the death of a prominent Afghan militant have on tensions in the region? We also have the latest on the most powerful Typhoon to hit Japan in decades, and discuss the controversy surrounding this year’s Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru and Emmanuel Macron’s latest cabinet reshuffle.

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17874 Sep 2018
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Tuesday 4 September: 

As the US cancels billions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, we look at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s motives in visiting Islamabad. And, as China announces debt relief and a further $60bn for Africa, we ask what Xi Jinping’s grand plan is for the continent?

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17863 Sep 2018
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Monday 3 September: 

As British parliamentarians head back to work, we look at what could be an era-defining few months ahead, with Brexit on the horizon. Plus, as Dakar’s mayor is jailed, we evaluate the situation in a west African nation once seen as a shining beacon of democracy.

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178531 Aug 2018
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Friday 31 August: 

Why is Washington meddling in Romania’s domestic affairs? We also find out about the role of women in far-right politics, assess Donald Trump’s threat to leave the World Trade Organisation and cross live to the Berlin Tech Conference.

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178430 Aug 2018
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Thursday 30 August: 

We ask why Washington is meddling in Romania’s domestic affairs, find out about the role of women in far-right politics, assess Donald Trump’s threat to leave the World Trade Organisation and cross live to the Berlin Tech Conference.

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