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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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We discuss Pakistani politics in crisis and the state of Chinese-Taiwanese relations, head to Helsinki and Stockholm for views on Nato’s future, Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic looks at the latest business news, we talk media with Arion McNicol, and Karen Krizanovich looks back at the best of Russian film villains.

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731 28 Aug 2014
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We discuss Pakistani politics in crisis and the state of Chinese-Taiwanese relations, head to Helsinki and Stockholm for views on Nato’s future, Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic looks at the latest business news, we talk media with Arion McNicol, and Karen Krizanovich looks back at the best of Russian film villains.

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730 27 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Yiftah Curiel of the Israeli embassy in London and commentator Amjad Iraqi assess the ceasefire between Hamas and the IDF, we review the first televised debate between Brazil’s presidential hopefuls, and hear about monkey catchers patrolling the streets of New Delhi.

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729 26 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Monocle foreign-editor Steve Bloomfield presents extended coverage of the ongoing political turmoil in France, and Italy’s former foreign-minister Emma Bonino explains why the Mediterranean needs its own European Commissioner. Plus, we are live in Tokyo to ask why Japan’s stock markets might soon be open to children.

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728 25 Aug 2014
01:00:00

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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727 22 Aug 2014
01:00:00

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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726 21 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Michael Luhan of the OPCW discusses the first anniversary of a chemical-weapons attack in a Damascus suburb that left over a thousand civilians dead, we assess the ongoing investigation into war crimes in Sri Lanka, and assess McDonald’s cultural reach in Russia as several outlets in Moscow close their doors.

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725 20 Aug 2014
01:00:00

The latest following the reported execution of journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, we also go live to Gaza City as hostilities resume between Israel and Hamas, and assess the ongoing travails over the sale of New York’s storied Plaza Hotel.

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724 19 Aug 2014
01:00:00

We assess the prospects for peace as a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel is extended by 24 hours, bring you the latest on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and hear the story of record-collector Zero Freitas – the saviour of vinyl in Brazil.

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723 18 Aug 2014
01:00:00

The latest on conflicting reports from northern Iraq suggesting that Kurdish fighters have retaken a dam outside the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, we hear from the streets of Recife as mourners pay their respects to late presidential contender Eduardo Campos, and a catch-up about this year's Green Man festival just held in mid Wales.

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722 15 Aug 2014
01:00:00

The resignation of Iraq's prime minister, how Indians are celebrating Independence Day and the week in luxury.

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721 14 Aug 2014
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We discuss a new ceasefire in Gaza and ask how to balance economic recovery with security. Plus, we hear about anti-government protests in Pakistan and discuss the shock death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos.

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720 13 Aug 2014
01:00:00

We discuss whether the US is about to launch a ground operation in Iraq, hear about Pope Francis’s trip to Asia, and catch a wave with Rotterdam’s new surf project.

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