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Latest update : 2012-04-18

Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

When last year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a 32-year-old Yemeni mother-of-three named Tawakkol Karman, few were more surprised than the recipient herself. Today, four months after her Nobel Prize, Karman is an internationally sought-after speaker.

When she got the news, Karman said she was unaware she had even been nominated for one of the world's highest honours. Yet years before the Arab Spring swept across her region, Karman had been holding weekly demonstrations calling upon her country's ruler, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to allow greater freedom and human rights.

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2014-10-15 climate change

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs is the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also an economist and a special advisor to the UN Secretary-General Ban K-moon. Five years...

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2014-10-13 Russia

Andrei Grachev, Gorbachev's former adviser and spokesman

Andrei Grachev writes in a new book that he had a sad premonition at the time that Mikhail Gorbachev's dream of a new openness in Soviet life might abruptly end. The putsch would...

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2014-10-11 Ukraine

Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and political scientist

A little over a month after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed a fragile ceasefire, the death toll in Ukraine's six-month war continues to climb by the day. Separatist...

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2014-10-11 Turkey

Exclusive: ‘Turkey cannot give weapons to civilians’ to fight IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu defends his government’s stance on the fight against the Islamic State group in neighbouring...

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2014-10-08 climate

Mary Robinson, UN special envoy for climate change

UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson thinks countries have learned from the failed 2009 UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, where a weak non-binding...

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