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Friday 28 November

We discuss politics in Brazil, Uruguay, and Namibia, as well as reviewing the Asian newspapers with an Indian focus. Plus: a Friday night out with our man in Vienna.

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Friday 28 November

Ben Judah and Ivor Gaber on the news stories dominating the headlines; we also flip through the latest signs of the revival of vinyl and find out what's new on the Nordic film scene.

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The Briefing, 797

Friday 28 November

As the Pope arrives in Turkey to promote peace and religious dialogue, we get the view from both Istanbul and The Vatican. Plus, the latest from Helsinki as the Finnish Parliament says yes to same-sex marriage, and we…

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Friday 28 November

Will Taiwanese voters distance themselves from Beijing as they head to the polls this weekend? We also see how China is reacting to the rock bottom prices of Black Friday and hear why business is booming for Lion Air in…

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Thursday 27 November

What is behind Opec's decision not to cut oil output? We also hear from Greece as unions stage a strike and ask why a Venezuelan course on the teachings of Hugo Chavez is so popular. Plus: we leaf through the latest edition…

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Thursday 27 November

Made in: we check out an organisation pushing to unite manufacturers in Copenhagen, former industrial sites in east London and Belgrade's design district. Plus: a traditional Hong Kong printing house and a catch-up with…

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Thursday 27 November

Journalists Tim Marshall and Roger Boyes discuss the day's most pressing news stories, we visit the Saatchi Gallery's new exhibition Post Pop and review the latest Brazilian weeklies.

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The Briefing, 796

Thursday 27 November

We discuss race relations in America, geopolitics in South Asia, and free speech in South Korea; analyse the week's top media and business news; and get a lesson in capoeira as the Brazilian martial art and dance gains UN…

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Thursday 27 November

Greece braces for a general strike and Thailand’s rulers splash out ahead of the 2016 election. Plus we explore Iceland’s film industry and our New York bureau chief reflects on his first Thanksgiving.

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Wednesday 26 November

We explore how sanctions on Russia are hurting European industries, analyse a political threat to Angela Merkel, meet documentary-maker Hernán Vilchez and discuss the life of Lebanese music legend Sabah.

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Wednesday 26 November

As President Obama calls for calm we take a look at civil unrest in Ferguson. Plus we discuss Germany’s law to ensure women find their place in the boardroom and celebrate the life of Sambo the elephant as the Cambodian…

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Wednesday 26 November

As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri, we get analysis from professor of American studies Randal Maurice Jelks in Kansas. We also discuss female suicide bombers in Nigeria and hear about a trio of referendums in Swi…

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Meet your maker

Wednesday 26 November

Retailers are catching on to the fact that savvy consumers want transparency when parting with their money, and what can be more transparent than buying direct from the producer? Monocle’s Daniel Giacopelli reports.

If you lock up a human being for long enough, nature takes over and madness sets in. We are, as they say, inherently social creatures. Despite the quiet protests of introverts and hermits, our survival depends largely on…

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