Alexei Navalny’s funeral and Biden and Trump visit the Texas-Mexico border
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
2d ago
Russia analyst Stephen Dalziel discusses the atmosphere surrounding Alexey Navalny’s funeral in Moscow and the future of the opposition movement in Russia. Plus: the latest on Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s visits to two Texas-Mexico border cities, film news and a special interview with two-time Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Joe Biden meets Congress leaders and Europe’s EV battle
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
4d ago
We discuss whether Joe Biden and Congress can avoid a US government shutdown, the latest on North Korea’s nuclear threats and the electric-vehicle race between China’s BYD and France’s Renault. Plus: why France is banning “steak” from non-meat product labels.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Russia’s advances in Ukraine and Israel heads to the polls in municipal elections
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
6d ago
We discuss the latest from the war in Ukraine amid reports of Russian advances in three key locations. Then, as Israelis head to the polls in the country’s municipal elections, we’ll unpack what results at the local level say about the electorate’s confidence in the national government. And: why train lovers are steaming over the relocation of a British locomotive to Japan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Hungary’s parliament votes on Sweden’s Nato bid
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
6d ago
We head to Budapest where a parliamentary vote looks set to approve Sweden’s Nato accession. Plus: protests by Europe’s farmers continue, South Korea’s healthcare woes and a round-up of art and culture news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Who will be Nato’s next leader?
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
1w ago
As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, we look ahead to who might replace Jens Stoltenberg as the secretary general of Nato later this year. Then: the latest on Israel’s bombardment of Rafah and Andrew Mueller’s ‘What We Learned’. Plus: is rebranding always a good idea? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Warsaw special
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
1w ago
We’re broadcasting live from the Polish capital to assess the state of the fast-changing nation. We discuss the role that Poland has played in the diplomatic arena, take a look at Warsaw’s green ambitions with architect Marlena Happach and talk about the future of the media industry with voices from Polityka Insight and ‘Gazeta Wyborcza’. Plus: Polish hospitality with Puro hotel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to form tri-state confederation
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
1w ago
G20 foreign ministers gather in Rio de Janeiro as a diplomatic spat engulfs Brazil and Israel. Then: Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger juntas confirm their commitment to form a new tri-state confederation, the Philippines conducts joint air patrols with the US and we hear from Portugal’s foreign minister, João Cravinho on Ukraine and Israel. Plus: the commercial airport set to open on Italy’s Amalfi Coast this summer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Sergey Lavrov’s Latin American tour
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
1w ago
Israel’s war cabinet sets a date for the ground invasion of Rafah, while Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, continues his Latin American tour in Venezuela. Sweden’s defence minister, Pål Jonson, tells us about his country’s path to Nato. Plus: the EU’s mission to protect vessels against Houthi attacks, turmoil at Austrian property company Signa and a round-up of fashion news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Japan’s support for Ukraine and an interview with Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
2w ago
We discuss the latest from the Japan-Ukraine Conference for Promotion of Economic Growth and Reconstruction, and Andrew Mueller sits down with Greece’s prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at the Munich Security Conference as it becomes the first Orthodox-Christian nation to legalise same-sex marriage. Plus: TV highlights with critic and broadcaster Scott Bryan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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A looming ground offensive in Rafah
Monocle 24: The Globalist
by Monocle
2w ago
As world leaders pile pressure on Israel to abandon plans for a ground offensive in Rafah, we get the latest from the region. Then: key themes at the Munich Security Conference and Chad’s refugee crisis with Sudan. Plus: a preview of the Singapore Air Show, newspapers and this week’s ‘What We Learned’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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