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Jeffrey Coffman and John Everard discuss the political implications of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, asking whether EU leaders will show backbone when it comes to stricter sanctions. We also check in with Colombia correspondent Anastasia Moloney regarding developments on Bogotá's new metro and find out about the latest gallery openings in London.

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699 21 Jul 2014
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Jeffrey Coffman and John Everard discuss the political implications of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, asking whether EU leaders will show backbone when it comes to stricter sanctions. We also check in with Colombia correspondent Anastasia Moloney regarding developments on Bogotá's new metro and find out about the latest gallery openings in London.

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698 18 Jul 2014
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Mary Dejevsky and Robert Fox discuss the ongoing investigation into the Malaysia Airlines flight disaster. We also hear from our correspondent in Rio about life after the World Cup, and review the latest movie releases with Karen Krizanovich.

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697 17 Jul 2014
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The very latest on downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. A momentary ceasefire is observed in Gaza, but a longer term peace plan is as yet unconfirmed, defence specialist Robert Fox and Jane Kinninmont of Chatham House join us to discuss the rest of the day’s stories – from Iran’s nukes to the UAE’s plans for Mars. Plus, we discuss the RIBA Stirling architecture prize and culture editor Robert Bound talks us through the best of the week’s book releases.

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696 16 Jul 2014
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Isabel Hilton of China Dialogue and Shashank Joshi of RUSI discuss the day’s news ranging from the BRICS bank to Iran’s proposed extension of nuclear talks, we also hear from our man in Paris about the top stories from France, learn about The Line – the latest addition to the east London public-art landscape, and Alice Vincent of The Telegraph reviews this week’s TV offerings.

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695 15 Jul 2014
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Nina Schick of Open Europe and the Dr James Boys talk us through the controversial appointment of new EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker, we also hear about actors lifting the curtain on Europe’s last dictatorship, and check in with music critic Rachel Graham for a taste from France.

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694 14 Jul 2014
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Samira Shackle and Martin Plaut discuss the day’s top news stories, we check in with our correspondent Guy De Launey in Zagreb, talk film with the curator of London’s Whitechapel Gallery, and explore Greece’s art scene with Kimberly Bradley.

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693 11 Jul 2014
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Former British ambassador John Everard and Matthew Jamison from Rusi discuss today's news from Afghanistan and Iraq. We also speak to our correspondent in Milan, find out what happens when a nightclub becomes a museum and review the latest Indian films.

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692 10 Jul 2014
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Dr Oscar Guardiola-Rivera and Mary Dejevsky discuss today's news, from Ukraine and Russia to Honduras and Brazil. We also explore the world of freediving with author James Nestor and review the newest books on the market with Parul Sehgal.

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691 9 Jul 2014
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As South Sudan celebrates its third birthday, Andrew Tuck is joined by Daniella Peled, editor at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, and James Schneider, editor in chief of Think Africa Press, for their take on today's news from Africa and the Middle East. We also talk to our correspondent in Athens and assess what appeal tattoos hold for scientists.

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690 8 Jul 2014
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As Israel starts a new military offensive in Gaza, Xenia Dormandy from Chatham House and Kathleen Burk from UCL discuss what role the US plays in this ongoing conflict. We also ask what needs to change for the right to bear arms to be abolished in the US and said country’s diplomacy in Bahrain and Germany.

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689 7 Jul 2014
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Former British diplomat James Hoare and George Brock, head of journalism at City University, discuss the day’s news. We also explore with Ellis Bacon why cycling – and writing about it – is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance and Luca Mastrantonio talks us through Italy’s art scene.

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688 4 Jul 2014
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Nina Schick of Open Europe and the director of political journalism at City University, Ivor Gabor, discuss the day's news with Andrew Mueller. Also in the show, author Justin McGuirk explores the 'Radical Cities' that feature in his new book on Latin American architecture and Vanessa Robinson runs us through the highlights from the Amazon Film Festival.

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