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The Globalist, 645

Friday 18 April

We're live in Geneva and Donetsk for the latest on the crisis in eastern Ukraine. We also head to Algiers for an election update, review the morning newspapers with Harvey Morris and get the business news from Leo Shanahan…

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The Monocle Daily, 639

Thursday 17 April

We remember Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, ask a pool of experts what they think Vladimir Putin's end game is and head to Toronto for the launch of Rob Ford's re-election campaign.

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The Urbanist, 131

Thursday 17 April

Hosted by editor Andrew Tuck, the show about the people making city life better, from dedicated mayors to hi-tech businesses.

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Midori House, 632

Thursday 17 April

Robert Fox and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss the day's biggest news stories. Sir Kenneth Grange talks to Aled John about his latest project and Parul Sehgal of the ‘New York Times’ Book Review’ discusses the week's books…

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The Briefing, 636

Thursday 17 April

We analyse Vladimir Putin’s answers on Ukraine during his annual televised Q&A, ask whether a visit to Beijing by the governor of Tokyo will thaw the relationship between the two countries, and we ask whether social media…

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Time to speak up

Thursday 17 April

The BRIC nations – Brazil, Russia, India and China – a diplomatic group bound by little more than some similar economic constraints have not grown into the positive diplomatic force for change that was once envisioned, says…

There are few predictions one can make with confidence regarding the situation in Ukraine. But here is one: Russia’s fellow BRICs (Brazil, India and China) will have absolutely no influence over any diplomatic solution.

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The Globalist, 644

Thursday 17 April

We analyse the state of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, preview today’s elections in Algeria, discuss the business news in Prague, and review the morning newspapers with Staffan Sonning of Swedish Radio.

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The Monocle Daily, 638

Wednesday 16 April

The latest from Ukraine, we find out how the director of Africa’s oldest national park fell victim to an ambush, and ask whether the current trend of having a beard has reached its peak.

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Midori House, 631

Wednesday 16 April

We discuss the continuing crisis in Ukraine, why Saudi Arabia’s spy chief was pushed aside, and we also look at Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s outburst at the press. Plus, a look at the significance of the self…

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The Briefing, 635

Wednesday 16 April

The latest on the search for survivors as a ferry carrying over 450 people – most of them school children – capsizes off the coast of South Korea. We also learn why Sudan’s president has banned all political meetings, and…

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A bumpy landing

Wednesday 16 April

Sydney will soon have a much-needed second airport. But the city already has a more conveniently situated hub nearby so any newcomer has a fight on its hands, says Monocle’s Phil Han.

It’s been one long 70-year wait but it looks like Sydney-siders can celebrate – the city is finally getting a second airport. The federal government has approved a AU$2.4bn (€1.6bn) plan for the new site that will be built…

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The Globalist, 643

Wednesday 16 April

The latest from eastern Ukraine, we preview Thursday’s Algerian presidential elections, talk business in the UAE, and review today’s newspapers with Darren McCaffrey.

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The Monocle Daily, 637

Tuesday 15 April

We’re in Donetsk to discuss Ukraine’s “anti-terrorism campaign”, ask whether community service can redeem Silvio Berlusconi, and find out how university newspapers are filling in the void for local news reporting.

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