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Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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Friday 19 January:

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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161519 Jan 2018
1 hour

Friday 19 January: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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161418 Jan 2018
1 hour

Thursday 18 January: 

As Emmanuel Macron meets with Theresa May in London, we take a closer look at the state of Anglo-French relations. Plus: more mixed messages from Trump’s White House, an Olympic backlash in South Korea and Norway aims for electric planes.

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161317 Jan 2018
1 hour

Wednesday 17 January: 

The UN expresses concern over the US’s decision to cut aid to Palestine and Sweden is preparing for increased tensions with Russia. Plus: the new French word for ‘smartphone’.

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161216 Jan 2018
1 hour

Tuesday 16 January: 

We discuss the agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees and ask why Canada wants to play a part in solving the North Korea crisis. Plus: a look at Wednesday’s Asian papers.

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161115 Jan 2018
1 hour

Monday 15 January: 

The spat between the US and Turkey over the planned border security force in Syria, a look at the increasingly warm ties between India and Israel, plus a peek at Tuesday’s Asian papers.

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161012 Jan 2018
1 hour

Friday 12 January: 

We ask what Donald Trump’s derogatory comments about migrant nations reveal about his view of immigration in the US. Plus: Germany’s coalition breakthrough, Washington names a road after a Russian opposition politician and the weekend ahead in Dublin.

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160911 Jan 2018
1 hour

Thursday 11 January: 

As EU powers urge the US not to renege on the Iran nuclear deal, we ask if it can be held together without the world's only superpower. Plus: anti-austerity protests in Tunisia and Spanish tourism on the up and up.

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160810 Jan 2018
1 hour

Wednesday 10 January: 

Trump is threatening to become the first US president since Bill Clinton to attend Davos – but how will he be received? Plus: Iran liberalises its drug penalties, a lookahead to this week’s Czech elections and Toronto’s new public space beneath a highway.

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16079 Jan 2018
1 hour

Tuesday 9 January: 

North and South Korea have agreed to talks (and a Winter Olympic appearance for the North) but how will they work and what can we expect? Plus: Steve Bannon quits Breitbart News and Turkey flexes its diplomatic muscles.

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16068 Jan 2018
1 hour

Monday 8 January: 

As Donald Trump tells 200,000 Salvadorans to leave the US, we ask what it means for the country and for El Salvador. Plus: why the UK is run by amateurs, the latest attacks in Syria and developments at CES in Las Vegas.

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16055 Jan 2018
1 hour

Friday 5 January: 

Donald Trump’s fury over a new book on what’s been happening behind the scenes at the White House, how Finland has been loosening its strict alcohol laws and a weekend on the ski slopes of Switzerland.

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16044 Jan 2018
1 hour

Thursday 4 January: 

We ask whether it’s possible to legislate against fake news and what went wrong for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Plus: why has Ethiopia decided to release all its political prisoners?

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16033 Jan 2018
1 hour

Wednesday 3 January: 

Pyongyang surprises Seoul by reopening a hotline between the two. We also ponder the future of Airbus’s A380 and ask why all-female presenter duos are still so rare on breakfast TV.

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16022 Jan 2018
1 hour

The best of Meet the Writers: Donna Leon: 

In this special edition of ‘The Monocle Daily’, we look back at some of the year’s best ‘Meet the Writers’ interviews. Donna Leon is a crime writer and one of Venice’s greatest chroniclers. Her fans include Theresa May and Hillary Clinton. She’s written 26 books, which have been translated into 35 languages and have sold millions of copies all over the world.

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16011 Jan 2018
24 min

The best of Meet the Writers: Amit Chaudhuri: 

In this special edition of ‘The Monocle Daily’, we look back at some of the year’s best ‘Meet the Writers’ interviews. Amit Chaudhuri’s seventh novel, ‘Friend of my Youth’, is, he says, not really a novel at all. So what is it? He discusses literary forms and his background in Mumbai and Kolkata.

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