Thursday 5 May
00:00 / 00:00
5 May 2022
The latest on Russia’s storming of Mariupol. Plus: a look at the anti-government protests in Armenia, the fallout of the war in Ukraine on African economies and an interview with the editor in chief of ‘I-D’ magazine.
5 May 2022
Want more radio episodes like these in your inbox?
Sign up to Monocle’s email newsletters to stay on top of news and opinion, plus the latest from the magazine, radio, film and shop.
The Globalist - latest episodes
Can Boris Johnson survive a spate of resignations? Plus: we examine Russia’s military capabilities, Sri Lanka’s economic troubles continue and Germany announces that it is withdrawing funds to Bosnia.
Rebuilding Ukraine: we have the latest on the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Switzerland. Plus: Pope Francis’s plans to visit Canada, Russia and Ukraine; unrest in Libya; and the latest in arts-and-culture news.
The latest on the battle for Odesa as Ukraine recaptures Snake Island from Russian forces. Plus: the Czech Republic takes over the EU’s rotating presidency, a look at the Tunisian president’s push for a new constitution and…
How is China marking the 25th anniversary of Beijing ruling Hong Kong? Plus: the dissolution of parliament and calls for more elections in Israel, and a record heatwave in Japan.
What does Ukraine want to hear from Nato leaders in Madrid? Plus: the latest from the 6 January hearings in the US, curbs on press freedom in the Philippines as its new leader is sworn in, and a new exhibition on Afrofut…
Turkey agrees to back Finland and Sweden’s bid to join Nato. Plus: Iran applies to join trading bloc Brics, plans for a second Scottish independence referendum and the latest art news.
Monocle’s team in Madrid check in from this week’s all-important NATO summit. Plus: Russia targets civilians in Ukraine, the G7’s rival to China’s Belt and Road initiative, and the latest climate news.
What next for the US now that the Supreme Court has ended abortion rights? Plus: a look ahead to this week’s Nato summit and we catch up with Denmark’s foreign minister before the Tour de France begins in Copenhagen.
We hear the latest from Ukraine and a look at how the growing energy crisis is affecting Europe. Plus: aviation news and a preview of Paris Men’s Fashion Week.
Tensions rise between the Baltic nations and Russia. Plus: the EU-Western Balkans Summit, a landmark casino bill in Macau and the house lights are dimmed for the start of the London Indian Film Festival.
We discuss the fourth hearing into the attack on the US Capitol and the implications for Donald Trump. Plus: the Saudi crown prince’s regional tour, travel bans on the Taliban and the latest film news.
The Horn of Africa Peace Conference in Addis Ababa makes clear China’s interest in the region. Plus: an IMF team arrives in Sri Lanka as the country’s woes continue and Ukraine restricts Russian cultural imports.
What should we know about Colombia’s first left-wing president? Plus: France’s president Emmanuel Macron loses his parliamentary majority, we examine the response to Ukraine’s EU candidacy and an interview with Helsinki’s…
What’s on the agenda of this year’s “Russian Davos”? Plus: we speak with the head of the Latin America desk at Reporters Without Borders and give you the latest art and culture news.
We discuss the growing call for heavier weapons to be provided for Ukraine and look at the economic and political uncertainty taking hold in Pakistan. Plus: we hear from Sweden’s ambassador to the UK and speak to the winner…