We get the latest from Brussels as the EU ponders how to hit back at Poland, following Warsaw’s controversial court ruling. Plus: a round-up of the morning papers and the latest retail and fashion news.
We discuss Nato’s move to expel eight Russian diplomats and ask about the wider fallout for the military alliance. Plus: Peru’s cabinet shuffle and a round-up of the latest art news.
We examine the worsening relations between Taipei and Beijing after Chinese and US diplomats gather to discuss the issue in Switzerland.
Plus, we ask whether sanctions are fit for purpose and tuck into the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
We ask what effect Russia’s private military company the Wagner Group might have on regional stability if deployed to fight insurgents in Mali.
Plus, will the Bulgaria-North Macedonia dispute harm Albania’s EU accession talks? And what North Korea’s recent missile launch tells us about its nuclear capabilities.
We discuss the US military’s Pentagon hearings concerning the withdrawal from Afghanistan. Plus, Russia and Turkey’s latest talks over the war in Syria, the morning’s papers and a roundup of the top business headlines.
We get the latest on the UK’s supply chain crisis and find out about the political turmoil in Tunisia. Plus: the morning papers and a round-up of the latest urbanism news.
Why has president Erdoğan sent more troops to Turkey’s border with Syria? Plus: Monocle’s news editor Christopher Cermak previews Germany’s federal election, the latest on a crucial vote on same-sex marriage in Switzerland and Monocle’s Quality of Life Conference begins in Athens.
We discuss why Taiwan is bolstering its defence capabilities and explore why this weekend’s election in Russia matters – despite being a foregone conclusion.
Plus: The last instalment of our Canadian election series and our weekly reflection on the weird and wonderful things we’ve learned over the past seven days.
We analyse the Norwegian election results and hear about China’s plans to send aid to Afghanistan. Plus: our Canadian election series shines a spotlight on Conservative leader Erin O’Toole.
get the latest as Poland imposes a state of emergency on its border with Belarus. Also in the programme: the US Justice Department’s challenge to protect the constitutional right to an abortion, plus Hong Kong’s announcement to allow quarantine-free travel again.