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Wednesday 28 January

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The Briefing, 840

Wednesday 28 January

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

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Averting a tragedy

Wednesday 28 January

As support for Greece’s victorious Syriza party grows across Europe, even the doubters should think carefully before dismissing its powerful rhetoric says Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield.

The list of political parties across Europe welcoming Syriza’s victory in Greece makes for interesting reading. Centre-left parties, doing their best to ignore the humiliation of their sister party, Pasok, have celebrated…

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The Globalist, 848

Wednesday 28 January

We profile new Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, analyse US-India relations, discuss the Chinese economy, and get the business news from Russia.

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The Monocle Daily, 837

Tuesday 27 January

Ted Kravitz and Andrew Mueller discuss what a win for the left in Greece might mean for Spanish voters as the Podemos party prepares its electoral campaign, we also dissect the Nigerian newspapers and their coverage of Boko…

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Midori House, 825

Tuesday 27 January

After Cuba’s Fidel Castro says that he doesn't trust the US, Tom Edwards asks Jeffrey Kofman and Kathleen Burk for their take on the complex diplomatic relationship. We also check in with the weeklies in Brazil and get the…

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The Briefing, 839

Tuesday 27 January

We hear why the Argentinian intelligence agency will be dissolved, get Thai reactions to the request by a US envoy to lift martial law in the country, and discuss the week’s biggest aviation news with Murdo Morrison of…

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In the shadows

Tuesday 27 January

Despite Istanbul’s vaunted position as a culturally diverse nexus, the reality in neighbourhoods such as Fener – which has seen a mass exodus of ethnic groups in recent history – is very different, says Monocle’s Sophie…

Last week, fleeing building work, I moved from my home on a hill near Istanbul’s Taksim Square and crossed the Golden Horn to live in a friend’s house in the area of Fener just a stone’s throw from the Ecumenical Patriar…

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The Globalist, 847

Tuesday 27 January

This one-hour show airs at 06.00 London time and looks ahead to events that will shape the day in Europe, and beyond, with a special focus on Turkey and the Gulf.

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The Monocle Daily, 836

Monday 26 January

Managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, Jonathan Tepperman, recounts his recent interview with President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, who has reasserted his claim that a political settlement is still possible in his…

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Midori House, 824

Monday 26 January

Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck discusses reactions to the killing of a Japanese citizen by Isis militants in Syria, we also analyse US president Barack Obama’s historic visit to India, and cross to Greece for some insight on…

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The Briefing, 838

Monday 26 January

As Syriza wins the Greek elections we get the reaction from Athens, Brussels and Frankfurt. Plus we report on Barack Obama’s state visit to India and round up the day’s business headlines.

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Loaded question

Monday 26 January

The debate on gun control in the US shows no sign of reaching a popular agreement but Monocle’s Ed Stocker says innovative technology might offer some new middle ground.

It has always been a small source of pride to me that regular police officers in the UK – those patrolling the streets – don’t carry guns.

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The Globalist, 846

Monday 26 January

We discuss the future of Greek and Yemeni politics, review the morning newspapers with Vincent McAviney and talk business with Martin Ehl in Prague.

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