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This one-hour show airs at 06.00 London time and looks ahead to events that will shape the day in Europe, and beyond, with a special focus on Turkey and the Gulf.

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The latest from eastern Ukraine with Igor Sutyagin, we analyse Germany’s decision to arm the Kurds in northern Iraq, and review the morning’s newspapers with Darren McCaffrey.

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734 21 Aug 2014
01:00:00

The latest from eastern Ukraine with Igor Sutyagin, we analyse Germany’s decision to arm the Kurds in northern Iraq, and review the morning’s newspapers with Darren McCaffrey.

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733 20 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Gwen Robinson discusses the latest developments in Thailand’s government, we look at Sweden’s record influx of refugees, review the morning’s newspapers with Giles Winn, and learn how China’s television producers are getting creative.

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732 19 Aug 2014
00:58:46

We look at Imran Khan’s call for civil disobedience, analyse US-Vietnam relations, discuss Hong Kong’s bamboo scaffolding, get the business news from Singapore, and review the newspapers with ITV’s Vincent McAviney.

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731 18 Aug 2014
01:00:00

We forecast the future of the PKK, discuss criminal confessions on Chinese TV, chat with crusading Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón, get the business news from Shanghai, and review the morning papers with Peter Cardwell.

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730 15 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki announces that he will leave office as the government continues to battle Islamists in the north of the country; we have the latest. We also ask how South Korea might reform its military and meet the tour operator who takes holidaymakers to some of the world's more troubled vacation-spots.

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729 14 Aug 2014
01:00:00

As Australian prime minister Tony Abbott refuses to rule out sending ground troops to Iraq, we ask why “boots on the ground” is still such a troubling idea for so many governments. Plus, we learn why protesters greeted Pope Francis on his arrival in South Korea, and discuss fears of a cheese shortage in Russia.

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728 13 Aug 2014
01:00:00

As Hosni Mubarak prepares to address the court in Cairo we weigh up what influence, if any, the deposed leader still holds over the country he once ruled. We also mark Major General Kristin Lund's first day as head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus – she is the first woman to hold such a role – and explore why tourism in Kenya is in steady decline.

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727 12 Aug 2014
01:00:00

We assess what effects will be felt from the US arming Iraqi Kurdistan in the ongoing conflict against Islamist militants, discuss the haunting ruin that is Beirut’s former Holiday Inn hotel, and question the potency of the political confession.

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726 11 Aug 2014
01:00:00

As Recep Tayyip Erdogan becomes Turkey’s first directly elected president, we assess what his success might mean for the country. Plus, we unpick the deal between Etihad and Alitalia, and begin our series on crisis-hit tourist spots around the world – beginning in Crimea.

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725 8 Aug 2014
00:59:33

The latest on the ceasefire and peace talks for Gaza, we hear from the Asean meeting of foreign ministers in Myanmar, and ask whether Australia’s fabled Wonderland theme park might reopen its doors soon.

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724 7 Aug 2014
01:03:46

This one-hour show airs at 06.00 London time and looks ahead to events that will shape the day in Europe, and beyond, with a special focus on Turkey and the Gulf.

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723 6 Aug 2014
01:00:00

We assess why Japan’s national security concerns are growing, learn about Manila airport’s much-needed facelift, and unpick the proposals for South Korea’s newest theme park.

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