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The Globalist

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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Tuesday 27 September:

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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128227 Sep 2016
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Tuesday 27 September: 

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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128126 Sep 2016
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Monday 26 September: 

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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128023 Sep 2016
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Friday 23 September: 

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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127922 Sep 2016
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Thursday 22 September: 

We assess how the US is stepping up its aims to tackle extremism in Kenya and discuss the imprisonment and today’s subsequent freeing of Turkish journalist and author Ahmet Altan. Plus: we speak to former Al Jazeera journalist and activist Mohamed Fahmy at Toronto’s Six Degrees Citizen Space conference.

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127821 Sep 2016
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Wednesday 21 September: 

We analyse reported claims that Vladimir Putin is set to increase the powers of intelligence services in Russia, look at the comments on refugees being delivered by Australian prime minister Malcom Turnbull at the UN and hear from a summit highlighting the role of indigenous communities in Canada. Plus: we visit the Chicago café where Barack Obama used to hold court before he set off for Washington.

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127720 Sep 2016
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Tuesday 20 September: 

In the wake of the political fallout from the weekend’s events in New York, we ask whether Hillary Clinton is afforded the same room for error as Donald Trump. Plus: we discuss what hope there is for the continuation of a ceasefire in Syria and wonder whether Spain should do more to protect its natural environment.

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127619 Sep 2016
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Monday 19 September: 

As pressure-cooker bombs place New York on high alert, we analyse the weekend’s events in the city. Plus: coverage of national and local elections in Russia and Berlin and a preview of tonight’s special live edition of ‘Culture with Robert Bound’.

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127516 Sep 2016
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Friday 16 September: 

We cross to Bratislava ahead of the leaders summit to hear about Poland’s plan to fix the EU. Plus: Russia’s anti-climactic election, Australia’s bizarre same-sex marriage vote and a word from the country’s most prolific political interviewer Leigh Sales.

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127415 Sep 2016
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Thursday 15 September: 

As Hillary Clinton comes back to work today we ask just how long a week in politics is. We also check out a faulty nuclear reactor in Japan and discuss the Stanford University course that teaches you how to design your life. Plus: from Libya to Iraq, does the West have a problem with interventions?

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127314 Sep 2016
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Wednesday 14 September: 

What prompted Luxembourg’s diplomatic fallout with Hungary? We ask whether Viktor Orban’s regime really is all it seems. Plus: Germany and France consider stronger defence ties, a new “incivility brigade” in Paris and how post-truth politics feeds conspiracy theories.

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127213 Sep 2016
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Tuesday 13 September: 

Syria’s ceasefire begins and is holding – for now. We ask how long it might last. Meanwhile, we test the purported irrationality of North Korea’s leader. Plus: post-truth politics and why flight turbulence is on the rise.

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127112 Sep 2016
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Monday 12 September: 

As the US and Russia close a deal to secure a ceasefire in Syria, we analyse the role of international relations in brokering the truce. Plus: Catalan independence continues to rattle Spain’s government, nuclear murmurs from North Korea raise Japan’s ire and why the EU’s copyright laws look set to remain a little bit silly for some time yet.

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12709 Sep 2016
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Friday 9 September: 

We ask whether Angela Merkel’s days are numbered and read the tea leaves at the G20 Summit. Plus: a voyeuristic view from London’s newly enhanced Tate Modern gallery, François Hollande and Matteo Renzi’s visit to Athens and a review of the morning newspapers.

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12698 Sep 2016
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Thursday 8 September: 

We discuss the future of Syria with John McHugo, author of ‘Syria: A Recent History’, and hear how geopolitics and security concerns affect the aviation industry. Plus: migrants in Europe, how donations corrupt politics, Apple’s latest announcements, business news from Spain and a review of the morning newspapers.

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12687 Sep 2016
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Wednesday 7 September: 

We discuss refugees with UN special representative Peter Sutherland, talk Ukrainian politics and east Asian security, and review the morning newspapers and business news. Plus: we find out why ‘Game of Thrones’ fans are building a castle in Russia.

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