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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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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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155020 Oct 2017
1 hour

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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154919 Oct 2017
1 hour

Thursday 20 October: 

After four US soldiers were killed in Niger, we look at what they were doing there and how it fits into the larger fight against Isis. Plus: US cities submit final bids for Amazon’s new HQ and solving the riddle of Netflix ratings.

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154818 Oct 2017
1 hour

Wednesday 18 October: 

As Russia and the US head towards a showdown at the UN over chemical weapons in Syria, we ask Kofi Annan’s former communications director what we should expect. Plus: Iraq invites BP back to its Kurdish oilfields, Québec bans headscarves and Google's big development on Toronto’s waterfront.

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154717 Oct 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 17 October: 

We assess the aftermath of the Isis defeat in Raqqa and ask what happens next. Plus: Malta’s media reacts to the murder of a journalist in a car-bombing, Silvio Berlusconi’s lingering presence in Italian politics and how a mismanaged contract negotiation on Australian television unleashed an equal pay debate.

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154616 Oct 2017
1 hour

Monday 16 October: 

As the EU’s top diplomat heads to Washington to voice support for the Iran nuclear deal, we assess the likely outcome. Plus: Theresa May’s Brexit dinner, Qantas’s new non-stop route from Europe to Australia and Amazon's big-ticket lobbying on Capitol Hill.

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154513 Oct 2017
1 hour

Friday 13 October: 

We analyse the US-Iran nuclear agreement and a new Palestinian unity deal, look ahead to this weekend’s election in Austria and review the day’s Asian newspapers.

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154412 Oct 2017
57 min

Thursday 12 October: 

We ask why Germany needs the US, analyse the future of a Cold War-era arms treaty, discuss the UK’s far-right and find out why Donald Trump dislikes Unesco.

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154311 Oct 2017
1 hour 3 min

Wednesday 11 October: 

We discuss the future of Catalonia, Liberia's election and Donald Trump's views on press freedom. Plus: a review of the Asian newspapers.

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154210 Oct 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 10 October: 

We discuss the prospects of Catalan independence and the future of Nafta. Plus: a profile of New York’s mayoral candidates, a check-in from the Frankfurt Book Fair and Stephen Bayley on why brands matter.

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15419 Oct 2017
56 min

Monday 9 October: 

We discuss a weekend of White House controversy, as well as Washington and Ankara's tit-for-tat visa disputes. Plus: Sir Lawrence Freedman analyses the future of warfare and Karen Krizanovich shares her thoughts on Harvey Weinstein.

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15406 Oct 2017
1 hour

Friday 6 October: 

We discuss the uncertain future of Washington’s nuclear deal with Iran, look at the importance of the Nobel Peace Prize and analyse the post-election boom in US political books. Plus: a review of the Asian newspapers.

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15395 Oct 2017
1 hour

Thursday 5 October: 

We analyse Spanish nationalism and discuss the leadership struggle in the UK’s Conservative party. Plus: Kazuo Ishiguro and the Nobel Prize and a review of the Asian newspapers.

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15384 Oct 2017
1 hour

Wednesday 4 October: 

We ask whether a dispute over a sparsely populated archipelago in the Arctic Ocean could spark a war. Plus: Trump in Las Vegas, Google’s new phone and the Asian front pages.

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15373 Oct 2017
1 hour

Tuesday 3 October: 

Analysis of the US’s gun-control challenge and Donald Trump’s role as ‘consoler in chief’. Plus: security laws in France and the importance of Golden Week in China.

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15362 Oct 2017
1 hour

Monday 2 October: 

Analysis of the worst mass shooting in recent American history. Plus: our man in Barcelona on Catalonia's independence ambitions, a primer on artistic freedom in Brazil and a tale of drone versus eagle in Australia.

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