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The Briefing

This one-hour show airs at 12 noon London time and includes analysis of the day’s news in Europe. This is also our drivetime show for the US East Coast.

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What the resignation of two ministers from Shinzo Abe’s cabinet means for the leader, we discuss the significance of Nigeria being declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation, review the North American papers and get business news from Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox.

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768 20 Oct 2014
00:59:00

What the resignation of two ministers from Shinzo Abe’s cabinet means for the leader, we discuss the significance of Nigeria being declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation, review the North American papers and get business news from Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox.

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767 17 Oct 2014
00:59:29

Checking in with a frontline worker dealing with Ebola in Sierra Leone, Mitsubishi’s first jet takes off in Japan and we ask if it’s a tree or a giant sex toy on the streets of Paris.

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766 16 Oct 2014
01:00:00

With Turkey vying for a seat on the UN Security Council as Isis looms at the border, we get the latest from the region. We also hear about the fine line the Serbian government is walking with Vladimir Putin in town and visit Tokyo’s newest subway station.

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765 15 Oct 2014
01:00:00

Host Markus Hippi reports on police brutality at the Hong Kong protests. Plus we assess the political repercussions of the brawl at Serbia’s Euro 2016 fixture with Albania and look at Iraq’s budgetary woes.

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764 14 Oct 2014
01:00:00

Host Tom Edwards gets the latest update from Istanbul following reports of Turkish warplanes striking Kurdish targets. Then to Athens, where discussions regarding how to get back the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum are underway. Plus: a visit to Monocle’s new bureau in Tokyo.

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763 13 Oct 2014
01:00:00

Russia says it is pulling out 17,000 troops from the Ukrainian border but how true is that claim? You can also hear analysis of Bolivia's presidential elections, find out about the upcoming meeting between Greece and the IMF and chew on some interesting facts about Beijing’s McDonald's delivery service.

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762 10 Oct 2014
00:59:38

Our man in Oslo reports on the Nobel Peace Prize, we get the latest from the Hong Kong protests, Daphne Hezard talks luxury and Billboard’s Rob Schwartz explains Samsung’s new musical sitcom.

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761 9 Oct 2014
00:58:46

We report on Yemen’s latest security situation, a border dispute in Kashmir, the day’s business and media news, and delve into an American trademark war.

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760 8 Oct 2014
00:59:31

We discuss Canada’s role in airstrikes against Isis, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta’s appearance at The Hague and Nicolas Sarkozy’s legal woes, plus all the day’s top business and tech news.

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759 7 Oct 2014
00:59:29

Caleb Lauer explains Turkey’s policy towards Islamic State, we discuss Thailand’s new economic strategy with Gwen Robinson, hear from Murdo Morrison about the week’s aviation news, and Andrew Mueller looks at quality of life in Canberra following a new OECD report.

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758 6 Oct 2014
00:59:48

We discuss the recent fighting between Isis and Kurdish forces, analyse the latest from the Brazilian election, examine the weekend's “pro-family” protest in Paris, and talk business news with Pimm Fox.

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757 3 Oct 2014
01:00:00

Dr Simon Waldman examines Turkey’s next steps as its parliament approves military intervention in Syria. Plus we look ahead to the extraordinary synod at the Vatican and round up this year’s Asian Games.

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