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The Briefing, 865

Wednesday 4 March

Germany’s Angela Merkel is in Belgium today for economic talks under the spectre of a Greek exit from the EU. But how will the ongoing crisis in Ukraine affect proceedings? Plus a new terminal for Singapore’s Changi airport…

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The Globalist, 873

Wednesday 4 March

As nuclear talks between the US and Iran go ahead, Israel’s PM warns the US Congress against a potential Iranian nuclear bomb. We also examine Kosovo’s struggle for independence and hear how popular culture influences our…

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The Monocle Daily, 862

Tuesday 3 March

We report on the mixed reactions to Israel’s prime minister in Washington. Plus we examine the consequences of Venezuela throwing US embassy staff out of the country and peruse the items up for grabs as Toronto's mayor puts…

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Midori House, 850

Tuesday 3 March

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers his controversial speech and Russian has been bidding farewell to murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Commentators Kathleen Burk and James Schneider discuss these and the day’s…

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The Briefing, 864

Tuesday 3 March

Boris Nemtsov’s girlfriend managed to flee Russia this morning for her mother’s home in Ukraine but will intimidation from the Kremlin follow her? We also find out how the rise of the right is affecting Italy’s political…

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The Globalist, 872

Tuesday 3 March

As Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to US Congress approaches, we discuss American president Barack Obama’s labelling of the visit as a “distraction”. Plus, after the death of Boris Nemtsov, who now represents Russia’s…

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The Monocle Daily, 861

Monday 2 March

Is Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more dangerous to Vladimir Putin dead than alive? Commentators Robert Fox and John Everard discuss this and the day’s other main news stories.

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Midori House, 849

Monday 2 March

Is Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov more dangerous to Vladimir Putin dead than alive? Commentators Robert Fox and John Everard discuss this and the day’s other main news stories.

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The Briefing, 863

Monday 2 March

We look at an awkward potential confrontation between US secretary of state John Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, hear how energy talks with Ukraine might be affected by the crisis, and ask is Australia…

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Hard pressed

Monday 2 March

House of Cards’s dramatised depiction of the Russian president makes for excellent television but beyond the fiction the truth remains that these are tough times for censorship worldwide says Monocle’s Aisha Speirs.

This weekend, I – like many – was glued to my screen to watch the latest developments coming from within the walls of the White House. Who does the president think the likely GOP candidate is going to be for the 2016 ele…

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The Globalist, 871

Monday 2 March

With the death of Boris Nemtsov attracting tens of thousands of marchers in Moscow we discuss the aftermath of his assassination, we also hear about Uruguay’s new president, and analyse the state of human rights in Austr…

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The Monocle Weekly, 295

Sunday 1 March

Dominick Tyler walks us through the lush photographic lexicon of the British landscape and writer Mark Gevisser discusses his memoir ‘Lost and Found in Johannesburg’. Plus, we hear about a new exhibition exploring the…

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The Foreign Desk, 60

Saturday 28 February

Greece’s creditors may not like it but debt write-offs have succeeded in the past. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield hears from a campaigner, an economist and a historian to learn why old battles point the way forward to a Greek…

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The Curator, 176

Saturday 28 February

Our round-up of the week's best stories, featuring a celebration of campanology – or bells – a critical look at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, an insight into Nepal’s living Goddess and much more.

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