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The Monocle Daily, 861

Monday 2 March

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…

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Midori House, 849

Monday 2 March

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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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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Affairs / Politics

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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The Monocle Daily, 860

Friday 27 February

A look at the increasingly strained and strange relationship between Israel and the US Democrat party, we review the weekend's Asian newspapers, and get tips for a perfect Friday evening in in Gold Coast, Australia.

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Midori House, 848

Friday 27 February

Andrew Mueller and guests discuss the day’s top stories and we meet the author of a new visual history of the blues. Plus, film reviewer Anna Smith gives us her tips for the best on the big screen and we catch up with our…

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The Briefing, 862

Friday 27 February

We discuss the Greek economy and Estonian elections, talk stats with Ben Page of Ipsos Mori and find out why some Turkish political candidates are donning Ottoman attire.

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Affairs / Aviation

A higher power

Friday 27 February

People have been flying unmanned aerial vehicles and remote-controlled planes for fun for a very long time, so why all the fuss about drones? It’s because they can kill you, says Monocle’s Tristan McAllister.

What is a drone? Up until a few years ago the thing to which the word “drone” referred was a “continuous, low humming sound”. One could hear a drone or something could drone. The word is oddly perfect, acting as a noun and…

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The Globalist, 870

Friday 27 February

Ukraine’s expulsion of Russian journalists is raising questions but is it all part of the propaganda war? And how is Gucci’s new direction being received on the Italian runways? We'll cross to Monocle’s man in Milan, Ivan…

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The Monocle Daily, 859

Thursday 26 February

Could the much-broken ceasefire be repairing itself as Ukraine starts withdrawing heavy artillery from the front lines? We also hear what Argentina is doing to its intelligence agency and check in on the highlights from…

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