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The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business.

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We hear who’s taken the top spot in Finnish politics with the weekend's election result, learn how the arrest of former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato will affect wider Spanish politics and hear about freedom of speech from the president of PEN International, John Ralston Saul.

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906 20 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Monday 20 April: 

We hear who’s taken the top spot in Finnish politics with the weekend's election result, learn how the arrest of former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato will affect wider Spanish politics and hear about freedom of speech from the president of PEN International, John Ralston Saul.

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905 17 Apr 2015
58:58:00

Friday 17 April: 

A look ahead to this weekend's parliamentary election in Finland; we also discuss the numerous factions shaping the political crisis in Yemen and hear about the extended search for MH370. Also on the programme: the business news from Greece and a review of the day’s papers.

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904 16 Apr 2015
58:58:00

Thursday 16 April: 

After the European Parliament votes to label the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces as “genocide”, we reflect on the politics and rhetoric of genocide recognition in Turkey. Plus we discuss the EU’s antitrust case against Google and hear about homophobia in Egypt. We also leaf through the day’s papers and get the business news from Singapore.

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903 15 Apr 2015
00:58:57

Wednesday 15 April: 

Is Iran a plausible peacemaker in the Middle East? We take a closer look at its foreign minister Javad Zarif and discuss the state’s style of diplomacy. Plus we hear from the World Travel & Tourism Council’s global summit in Madrid and get the business news from Iceland. We also leaf through the day's newspapers and hear Monocle’s Ben Rylan reflect upon the art of cinema-going.

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902 14 Apr 2015
00:59:00

Tuesday 14 April: 

With Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi in Washington, we hear what the discussions between him and President Obama will include. We also find out about the Nordic defence plans that upset Russia and browse through the day’s African papers.

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901 13 Apr 2015
00:58:30

Monday 13 April: 

More mass protests across Brazil as angry demonstrators call for the impeachment of President Rousseff. We cross to our Rio de Janeiro correspondent for the latest. Plus the historic meeting between US president Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart and why is the Australian government spending AU$4m on a political movie?

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900 10 Apr 2015
00:59:00

Friday 10 April: 

As US defence secretary Ash Carter visits South Korea, we discuss the two states’ shared goals and North Korea’s response to their talks. Plus, we discuss the strike at Radio France, the aftermath of al-Shabaab’s attack in Kenya and leaf through the day’s papers.

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899 9 Apr 2015
0:58:57

Thursday 9 April: 

With the Zimbabwean president on his first state visit to South Africa in two decades, we ask what’s in store for the two African nations. Also, a nine-til-five culture (or lack thereof) in Japan, a corruption crackdown in Romania and the day’s business news from Turkey.

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898 8 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Wednesday 8 April: 

Could a deal between Iran and Israel ever be on the horizon and what's on the agenda for the Greek prime minister’s visit to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin? Plus microfinance in India and a look at Egypt’s answer to Jon Stewart.

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897 7 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Tuesday 7 April: 

Tense times ahead for the Turkish president as he visits Iran today; we run through the latest. We also hear how the US is bidding to put Asia back in the limelight and get the latest business news in France.

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896 6 Apr 2015
00:58:51

Monday 6 April: 

As the Arab League continues its assault on conflict-torn Yemen we discuss the latest developments with Iona Craig. We also look at why Australia is considering repealing part of its racial discrimination law and leaf through the day's newspapers.

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895 3 Apr 2015
01:00:00

Friday 3 April: 

We hear from Kenya after al-Shabab militants kill at least 147 people in an attack at a university campus. Plus, we explore secessionism in Spain and hear about a Dubai-style development set for the Serbian capital.

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