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The Monocle Daily, 644

Thursday 24 April

Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.

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The Urbanist, 132

Thursday 24 April

Twinned: the idea of pairing cities is over half-a-century old and arose with the best of intentions – to make everything feel a bit friendlier in the wake a world war. But is the gesture outdated? What does Tucson really…

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Midori House, 637

Thursday 24 April

The latest from Ukraine as both sides raise the stakes, we hear about Obama’s tour of Asia, discuss the ongoing pursuit of one vision for peace in the Middle East, and check in with our woman in Bamako. Plus, we review the…

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The Briefing, 641

Thursday 24 April

We analyse Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s condolences to Armenians on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide, check-in for the latest from India’s general election, and pay tribute to Fela Kuti with Rikki…

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Sorry seems to be the hardest word

Thursday 24 April

Hong Kong and the Philippines have finally resolved a dispute over a 2010 Manila hostage crisis that killed eight Hong Kongers – but little has really changed, says Aisha Speirs.

Hong Kong is not a place that regularly finds itself in the midst of diplomatic brawls. With Beijing holding the rein’s of the city’s foreign and defence policies it’s mostly with Hong Kong’s mainland neighbours that ten…

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The Globalist, 649

Thursday 24 April

The latest on the crisis in South Sudan, we preview Barack Obama’s trip to South Korea, discuss the business news from Iceland, look at political communication in Latin America, and review the newspapers with Baria Alamu…

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The Monocle Daily, 643

Wednesday 23 April

We ask whether the deal between Hamas and Fatah will last, head to Crimea where the Russian annexation is taking its toll on business, and ask whether New York should get a tramway to link Brooklyn and Queens.

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Midori House, 636

Wednesday 23 April

We discuss whether the crisis in South Sudan is echoing the genocide in Rwanda, hear if Rio will be ready for the World Cup, and learn how anti-terror operations in Yemen will put Al-Qaeda under pressure. Plus, we also…

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The Briefing, 640

Wednesday 23 April

Why the US it about to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt, we hear how Thailand’s highest court is preparing to rule on the future of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and why a town in Switzerland is on the hunt for…

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Ghost towns

Wednesday 23 April

On a recent road trip in the Algarve, Alexa Firmenich was struck by the many disused and derelict properties – a result of Portugal’s soaring rental costs.

The signs are everywhere. Above narrow streets, their crumbling walls peeling with paint and azure ceramic tiles, the town’s wrought-iron balconies are decorated with large placards. On each is printed VENDE SE – proclai…

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The Globalist, 648

Wednesday 23 April

Kenji Hall and John Hemmings discuss Barack Obama’s trip to Asia, we look at Iran’s changing economy with Marcus George, review the newspapers with Adam Hug, and discuss the latest business news with Loren Feldman of the…

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The Monocle Daily, 642

Tuesday 22 April

We ask if Bashar al-Assad is looking to be re-elected as the massacre against his people continues, head to Ukraine where US vice-president Joe Biden has been making some not very threatening threats against Russia, and…

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Midori House, 635

Tuesday 22 April

We discuss what’s coming soon in President Obama’s trip to Asia, discuss whether genocide is taking place in South Sudan, and ask if Russian special forces are operating in Ukraine. Plus, we discuss whether comic book…

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The Briefing, 639

Tuesday 22 April

We discuss Japanese expectations for President Obama’s Asia tour, hear how Sweden maybe beefing up its defence, and find out why Chicago is meant to be the funniest city in the US.

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