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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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Friday 23 August:

The G7 are amassing in a corner of southwest France; we take a look at what they will (and perhaps won’t) be discussing. Plus: how China is ramping up pressure on Hong Kong, the Japan-South Korea trade spat that’s threatening national security and what Qantas’s new test of human endurance might entail.

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204023 Aug 2019
60 min

Friday 23 August: 

The G7 are amassing in a corner of southwest France; we take a look at what they will (and perhaps won’t) be discussing. Plus: how China is ramping up pressure on Hong Kong, the Japan-South Korea trade spat that’s threatening national security and what Qantas’s new test of human endurance might entail.

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203922 Aug 2019
60 min

Thursday 22 August: 

A view from Berlin after Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel. Plus: Australia’s participation in the Strait of Hormuz mission and why San Francisco is switching off the world’s oldest continuously operating webcam.

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203821 Aug 2019
60 min

Wednesday 21 August: 

We dig into a new report that says China’s military power has surpassed that of the US in the Indo-Pacific region. Plus: Beijing’s role in mediating South Korea and Japan’s trade dispute and a flip through the morning newspapers in Zürich.

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203720 Aug 2019
60 min

Tuesday 20 August: 

We head to Turkey for the latest on a crackdown on pro-Kurdish politicians. Plus: renewed political drama in Italy and we discuss the business headlines.

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203619 Aug 2019
60 min

Monday 19 August : 

The latest on the row between Tehran and the West as Gibraltar allows an Iranian tanker to sail again. Plus: Hong Kong’s ongoing protests, the day’s papers and why Swiss children are walking themselves back to school.

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203516 Aug 2019
60 min

Friday 16 August: 

An update on the political and social unrest in Hong Kong and we ask why Australia is struggling to address climate change at the Pacific Islands Forum. Plus: the latest headlines and global summer-playlist favourites.

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203415 Aug 2019
60 min

Thursday 15 August: 

Kashmir, Hong Kong and rising tensions between South Korea and Japan: why is the US taking a back seat? Plus: post-INF, we take a first look at what a new nuclear arms race might look like, get the latest in retail news and ask how Turkmenistan’s president came back from the dead.

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203314 Aug 2019
60 min

Wednesday 14 August: 

We look at why Argentina’s surprise primary election results are shaking its economy, ask how China’s relationship with India will affect the crisis in Kashmir and discuss the impact of Hong Kong’s protests on the global aviation business.

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203213 Aug 2019
60 min

Tuesday 13 August: 

After separatists seize the port city of Aden, we ask what’s next for the Saudi-led alliance and peace efforts in Yemen. Plus: what another strongman in south Asia could mean for Sri Lanka, we unpack the Russian opposition’s next moves and, with K-pop stars BTS taking a hiatus, we look at how other artists have made a comeback.

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203112 Aug 2019
60 min

Monday 12 August: 

As protests in Hong Kong enter their 10th week, we discuss the possible outcomes. Plus: is Italy about to hold a snap election? We also discuss the future of print media and hear the latest news in aviation.

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20309 Aug 2019
60 min

Friday 9 August : 

Yesterday Beijing summoned Hong Kong officials to Shenzhen – but as protests continue we ask how much can one city take. Plus, as Salvini soaks up the sun (and all hope the Italian coalition will stay intact) we unpack the week in Italian politics. Plus we look at what’s at stake for Argentina in this weekend’s primaries.

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20298 Aug 2019
60 min

Thursday 8 August: 

After a chilly reception for Donald Trump in Ohio and Texas following two mass shootings, we ask if the US president is really concerned about a rise in domestic terrorism? Plus: we ask if Moscow is listening as Ukraine’s president calls for more peace talks with Russia and we look at a new law in California requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns.

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20287 Aug 2019
60 min

Wednesday 7 August: 

As Pakistan contests India’s move to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, what’s next for the region? Plus: what went wrong for Barneys and is Russia’s floating nuclear power plant a risk?

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20276 Aug 2019
60 min

Tuesday 6 August: 

We analyse Donald Trump’s response to two mass shootings and ask how much of a role the internet has to play in gun violence. Plus: why Kashmir’s special status has been revoked and some solutions for urban issues in US cities.

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20265 Aug 2019
60 min

Monday 5 August: 

We get the latest from the US following two mass shootings on the weekend and hear how protestors in Hong Kong are bringing the city to a standstill. Plus: the morning papers and the latest from the world of fashion.

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