We have the latest on Russia’s invasion as Ukraine ends its fight for Mariupol. Plus: crisis simmers in Sri Lanka, a look at Cuba’s new penal code and the latest news from the world of tech.
We discuss the possibility of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol and hear the latest on the conflict in Ukraine from Kharkiv. Plus: Yemen’s Sana’a airport finally reopens, and it’s the first day of the Cannes Film Festival.
The latest on the war in Ukraine. Plus: the US steps up diplomatic engagement with Pacific Island countries, a flick through today’s papers and highlights from the Met Gala.
We hear from Beijing about the city’s fears of a Shanghai-style lockdown and ask how the country’s “zero-Covid” policy affects the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Plus: the escalation of Hungary’s rule-of-law spat with the EU, the latest TV news and an interview with South Korea’s only astronaut.
We reflect on the meetings between Russia and the UN, and hear the reaction to the talks in Ukraine. Plus: we bring you the view on the war from Moldova, a report on floundering security in Sudan and Netflix’s declining subscribers.
We discuss Germany’s dithering on the issue of sending weapons to Ukraine. Plus: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen enter the final days of campaigning, Japan weighs in on the Solomon Islands-China security pact and the latest urbanism news.
The latest on Russia’s all-out assault on east Ukraine. Plus: Sri Lanka’s debt crisis, Pakistan’s new prime minister and Australia’s new blue plaque scheme.
We assess Moscow’s military strategy amid warnings of a new Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine. Plus, a look ahead to Australia’s federal election, a review of today’s papers and aviation news.
We look at the polls ahead of the first round of this weekend’s French elections. Plus: the latest on the war in Ukraine, an update on Yemen as its president cedes power and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller on the week’s under-reported stories.
Ukrainian member of parliament Yaroslav Yurchyshyn gives us the latest on the war in his country. Plus: a flick through today’s papers and a look at Peru’s political crisis.