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Wednesday 27 August

As news coverage of the Middle East focuses on ever more dire situations, Monocle’s Isabel Käser suggests that the role of Syrian Kurds in the region could be cause for a more optimistic view.

This summer’s news has featured stories about as far from the usual “silly season” frivolity as it is possible to imagine. Gaza, Ukraine, Iraq, Ferguson, Ebola… Between people protesting against systemic racism in the US…

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Wednesday 27 August

A look at Chinese-Vietnamese relations, we discuss the status of Filipino workers in Hong Kong, get the business news from Greece, and review the morning newspapers with Quartz’s Jason Karaian.

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The Monocle Daily, 732

Tuesday 26 August

We evaluate the long-term ceasefire agreed between Israel and Hamas, get the latest on the French cabinet reshuffle, and examine the restructuring of Der Spiegel.

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Tuesday 26 August

We ask what a meeting between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko might accomplish, catch up with our correspondent in Vancouver, and review the week’s best music.

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The Briefing, 729

Tuesday 26 August

Monocle foreign-editor Steve Bloomfield presents extended coverage of the ongoing political turmoil in France, and Italy’s former foreign-minister Emma Bonino explains why the Mediterranean needs its own European Commiss…

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Tuesday 26 August

The contest for the Portuguese presidency is warming up and presenting some very déjà vu moments for Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo. She says Portugal’s habit of repeating the past can’t be good for her home country.

“Guess who’s back?” was the sentiment of the headlines in last Friday’s Portuguese newspapers. They’re talking about former prime minister António Guterres, who is going to be one of the candidates for the next Portuguese…

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Tuesday 26 August

We’re live in Minsk for the latest on Russia-Ukraine talks, we look at dirty election tricks in New Zealand, and Martin Plaut reviews the morning newspapers.

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The Monocle Daily, 731

Monday 25 August

We assess the diplomacy behind the freeing of kidnapped US journalist Theo Curtis, discuss what influence the Singaporean fighter-jet fleet could have on the southeast Asian arms race, and review the today’s Asian front…

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Midori House, 724

Monday 25 August

Kathleen Burk and James Boys review the day’s news, we also check in with our Mali correspondent, and review the best in Italian art.

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The Briefing, 728

Monday 25 August

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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The Globalist, 736

Monday 25 August

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 Weekly, 268

Sunday 24 August

We meet journalist and author David Eimer who tells of the lesser known parts of China that are beyond Beijing’s influence and hear the story of an American furniture manufacturer who successfully fought offshoring and…

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The Foreign Desk, 33

Saturday 23 August

Monocle foreign-editor Steve Bloomfield chairs a discussion on the fight against Islamic State militant forces in Iraq and Syria. Featuring Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute and Iraqi commentator Zaid…

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