What are Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s foreign-policy aims? Plus: Russian troops try to encircle Ukrainian special forces in the Donbas region, a dispatch from our team at the World Economic Forum, and the latest business news.
We discuss President Biden’s trip to Asia and his goals to strengthen ties in the region. Plus: we preview this weekend’s elections in Australia, catch up on the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, and hear about a symphony that is out of this world.
We give you the latest from Ukraine and discuss the election results in Lebanon. Plus: Singapore’s European Film Festival.
Monocle’s editorial director Tyler Brûlé and panellists Aleksandra Tirziu and Chandra Kurt cover the weekend’s biggest news. Plus: we check in with our friends and contributors in London, Helsinki and Hong Kong.
Finland wants to join NATO; the country has a long border with Russia and has remained neutral in wartime since WWII.
The White House faces pressure to protect abortion rights nationwide after legislation failed in the US Senate. And Las Vegas faces a series of violent school incidents involving both students and parents.
Voters in the Philippines go to the polls. Plus: the resignation of Sri Lanka’s prime minister, dock workers blockading Russian cargo and an interview with the Swiss entry to this year’s Eurovision.
Russia is marking Victory Day, which celebrates the defeat of Nazi Germany, just as Russian troops are fighting and dying in Ukraine.
Doctors who provide abortion services in Illinois are bracing for a possible influx of patients from neighboring states expected to ban abortion. And votes are being counted to see who will become the next leader of the Philippines, where polls show the son of a brutal dictator locked in a tight race against a runner-up who promises to fight corruption.
Georgina Godwin sets the tone for the weekend, Simon Brooke reviews the papers and Monocle’s editor in chief Andrew Tuck is back with his weekend column.
Northern Ireland’s historic election. Plus: US senators push to scrap the filibuster rule, the latest transport news and an interview with Kateryna Yushchenko, the former first lady of Ukraine.
The US Supreme Court’s abortion bombshell. Plus: the EU weighs up a ban on Russian oil, a lookahead to the Philippines’ presidential election and a flick through today’s papers.