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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 29 July:

As the Democratic National Convention comes to a close, Monocle’s Tomos Lewis reports from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Plus: we hear from our Tokyo Bureau ahead of the city’s gubernatorial election and examine France’s decision to create a National Guard to answer terrorism threats.

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124029 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Friday 29 July: 

As the Democratic National Convention comes to a close, Monocle’s Tomos Lewis reports from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Plus: we hear from our Tokyo Bureau ahead of the city’s gubernatorial election and examine France’s decision to create a National Guard to answer terrorism threats.

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123928 Jul 2016
00:58:47

Thursday 28 July: 

Quitaly and why Italy’s Five Star Movement wants to hold a referendum on the single currency: we unpack what’s happening across Europe post-Brexit. Plus: we discuss day three of the Democratic National Convention and examine the £344m expansion plan for London’s City Airport.

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123827 Jul 2016
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Wednesday 27 July: 

We discuss UK-Italy relations, get the latest from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and consider the future of women in militaries around the world. Plus: the impact of big real-estate deals in London and New York.

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123726 Jul 2016
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Tuesday 26 July: 

We look to Nouakchott as Arab leaders gather to attend the Arab League Summit and then cross to Philadelphia to hear about day one of the Democratic National Convention. Plus: the latest on a mass-stabbing attack in Japan and US telecom giant Verizon’s $4.8bn buyout of Yahoo.

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123625 Jul 2016
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Monday 25 July: 

We discuss the frequency of attacks in Germany and whether anything be done to prevent them, our series explores what constitutes a coup as Turkey's leaders clamp down on internal dissent and Tomos Lewis reports from the Democrat Convention.

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123522 Jul 2016
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Friday 22 July: 

We ask whether Nato countries should be guaranteed protection by other members of the alliance. Plus: a special report from Cleveland where Donald Trump has told his supporters that he can win the race to the White House.

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123421 Jul 2016
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Thursday 21 July: 

As Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares a state of emergency after Friday’s failed coup, we ask what this means for the country. Meanwhile, UK prime minister Theresa May visits Paris for crunch talks with François Hollande and we examine a potential new US presidential candidate in the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson.

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123320 Jul 2016
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Wednesday 20 July: 

Will the Rio Olympics be a success? We’ll speak to two people who helped organise London’s Games four years ago. Plus: France will attempt to push through controversial labour reform today and we hear the latest from Istanbul.

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123219 Jul 2016
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Tuesday 19 July: 

The latest from Istanbul following conflicting reports about whether the Turkish general accused of instigating Friday’s coup attempt has accepted responsibility. Plus: we’re in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, we ask if Kevin Rudd could become the next UN secretary-general and we take a peek inside The Escapist.

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123118 Jul 2016
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Monday 18 July: 

As 6,000 people are detained in Turkey over last Friday’s failed coup, our bureau chief Christopher Lord gives us the analysis from Istanbul about the way ahead for President Erdogan. We also hear from Monocle’s Daniel Giacopelli in Nice, as the city starts to pick itself up after the attack. Plus: Chris Philipps, former head of the UK’s National Counter Terrorism Security Office, looks at the implications for the UK and European security services.

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123015 Jul 2016
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Friday 15 July: 

We reflect on the massacre in Nice that has left more than 80 people dead and been described by the French president as a terror attack. Plus: analysis of France’s security outlook and a look at the current political picture for the UK.

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122914 Jul 2016
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Thursday 14 July: 

As confusion mounts over why Japanese media reported that the country’s emperor will abdicate, we look at the relationship between Japan and its royal family. Plus: we find out why John Kerry is in Russia and celebrate Bastille Day with a look at France’s image on the world stage.

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122813 Jul 2016
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Wednesday 13 July: 

We get the Chinese reaction to Hague’s ruling over the South China Sea, discuss Israel’s controversial law on NGO funding and find out what’s been flying high at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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122712 Jul 2016
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Tuesday 12 July: 

What a new centrist party might achieve in post-Brexit politics in the UK, a look to Australia as it emerges from its tightest election in years and why Russia is drawn to strongman leaders.

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122611 Jul 2016
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Monday 11 July: 

We discuss Nato’s position towards Russia post-Brexit, learn the result of Japan’s election and explore the changing nature of the US’s gun-crime debate.

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