US slaps sanctions on a Chinese company for allegedly supplying satellite images to the Wagner Group. Plus: Russia’s shifting focus after Western powers promise tanks for Ukraine, and Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg visits South Korea and Japan.
January 25, 2023: Turkey cancels trilateral Sweden-Finland meet after protest -state TV, Germany moves closer to sending tanks to Ukraine.
January 24, 2023 – We report on the EU’s new sanctions against Iran. Plus: a look at South Africa’s worsening energy crisis and controversial plans to hold joint naval drills with Russia and China, the latest fashion news, and this year’s Oslo Design Fair.
January 22, 2023: Monocle’s editorial director, Tyler Brûlé, Juliet Linley and Eemeli Isoaho on the weekend’s biggest talking points. We’ll also speak to our friends and correspondents in Berlin, Helsinki and Marseille.
January 20, 2023: Defence leaders from dozens of countries and Nato meet at Ramstein Air Base to discuss arming Ukraine. Plus: China’s latest censorship crackdown and the ongoing political crisis in Lebanon.
January 18, 2023: How does Russia plan to change its military strategy in Ukraine? Plus: the resignation of Vietnam’s president, the latest art news and why a US county is still recounting ballots from the 2020 election.
January 17, 2023 – We head to Davos for a special show from the World Economic Forum. Plus: Russia and Belarus begin joint military exercises, and what next for Iranian-UK relations after the execution of Alireza Akbari?
Sunday, January 15, 2023 – Our weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience.
Russia claims control of Soledar but Ukraine remains silent. Meanwhile, is China pulling away from Russia and turning towards the Taliban? Plus: Pakistan receives a pledge of $9bn (€8.4bn) from the international community and a roundup from Art SG.
January 11, 2023: Tensions mount in Iran over imminent executions. Plus: Calls grow in Peru for President Boluarte to resign; Australia’s outback is hit by “a one-in-100-year flood”; political momentum grows towards reaching agreement on Northern Ireland protocol talks; a run through the day’s papers; and the latest business news.