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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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Thursday 23 February:

Can an oil deal with Russia return Libya to stability? And in France the eternal 'third man', François Bayrou, withdraws from the race to stand in an alliance with Emmanuel Macron in April’s presidential elections. Plus: why the IOC is asking for a Tokyo golf course to give female members equal rights or risk losing the Olympic tournament.

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138923 Feb 2017
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Thursday 23 February: 

Can an oil deal with Russia return Libya to stability? And in France the eternal 'third man', François Bayrou, withdraws from the race to stand in an alliance with Emmanuel Macron in April’s presidential elections. Plus: why the IOC is asking for a Tokyo golf course to give female members equal rights or risk losing the Olympic tournament.

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138822 Feb 2017
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Wednesday 22 February: 

Why centre-left politician Martin Schulz is gaining ground on Angela Merkel in Germany's election race, the prison sentence given to Israeli soldier Elor Azaria for an unprovoked killing and the reason Ivanka Trump’s name is hot business property in China.

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138721 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 21 February: 

We learn how the UK’s EU counterparts view its Brexit negotiation strategy, get the latest on the strained diplomatic relations between China, North Korea and Malaysia, and reflect on yesterday's parliamentary debate about Donald Trump's forthcoming state visit.

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138620 Feb 2017
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Monday 20 February: 

Has Donald Trump's first month in office been as chaotic as it has often appeared? We also discuss the Iraqi army’s major offensive to retake western Mosul and review the European front pages.

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138517 Feb 2017
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Friday 17 February: 

We analyse US-Russian relations regarding Ukraine, learn why Ecuador’s election could be affected by Spain and find out what futurologists are trying to forecast with their predictions.

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138416 Feb 2017
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Thursday 16 February: 

We discuss Justin Trudeau’s approach to trade as he makes his way to Germany and ask whether Russia’s media is approaching the Michael Flynn affair in the same way as its western counterparts. Plus: why is China building the world’s largest amphibious aircraft?

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138315 Feb 2017
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Wednesday 15 February: 

We discuss the future of Nato as new US secretary of defence James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis prepares to meet his European counterparts in Brussels. Plus: why some Kurdish groups are pivoting towards Moscow and why Serbia might be set for a snap election.

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138214 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 14 February: 

We ask what options Benjamin Netanyahu has in the run-up to his meeting with Donald Trump, learn why Romania is still protesting against its government and discuss the issues faced by EU nationals living in different countries post-Brexit.

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138113 Feb 2017
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Monday 13 February: 

As Justin Trudeau heads to Washington for his first personal meeting with Donald Trump, we ask whether such different leaders can find common ground. Plus: we examine Marine Le Pen’s rebranding, look at the challenges of futurology and find out how Chinese animated films are getting their mojo back.

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138010 Feb 2017
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Friday 10 February: 

We discuss Donald Trump's relationship with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and wonder where Brexit will leave Gibraltar. Plus: a preview of Markus Hippi's interview with one of the world's best-known chefs, Jamie Oliver.

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13799 Feb 2017
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Thursday 9 February: 

Has Vladimir Putin barred the country’s most popular opposition leader from standing in next year's presidential election? We also discuss the political situation in Somalia and shed some light on London’s gas-powered lamps, some of which are more than 200 years old.

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13788 Feb 2017
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Wednesday 8 February: 

Could the protests in Romania force the country's government from power? We also profile the right-wing Australian senator who has decried the country’s two-party system. Plus: why is Taiwan building dozens of supersonic trainer jets?

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13777 Feb 2017
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Tuesday 7 February: 

We unpack the meeting between British prime minister Theresa May and her Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and, as Nato starts training soldiers in Iraq, we assess the organisation's role in the fight against Isis. Plus: Bolivia's new museum honouring President Morales.

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13766 Feb 2017
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Monday 6 February: 

Will Donald Trump’s battle with the judiciary spell the end for his presidency? We discuss whether we should fear the growth of Russian influence in North Africa. And Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan and Markus Hippi discuss Scandinavian design.

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13753 Feb 2017
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Friday 3 February : 

As Donald Trump positions Islam as America’s enemy we look at how the term “gaslighting” has entered the political vernacular. Plus: Milan’s new post-Brexit business task force, Fox News celebrates 15 years at number one and the highlights of the Rotterdam Film Festival.

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