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Latest update : 2012-07-25

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of the Republic of Iceland

Christophe Robeet meets Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, who recently won a fifth term in office, making him the longest-serving president in Iceland's history. Grimsson opposed on two occasions a government deal to repay the British and Dutch governments following the collapse of Icesave. He tells France 24 why calling a referendum on the issue was essential and why he continues to oppose EU membership for his country.

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2014-09-29 fashion

Diane von Fürstenberg, Fashion designer

No fashion design is more associated with women's rights than that of Diane von Fürstenberg’s iconic wrap dress. As the creation marks its 40th anniversary, Annette Young talks...

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2014-09-28 Syria

Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for refugees

The Syrian conflict has forced more than 3 million people out of the country. UN High Commissionner for refugees Antonio Guterres calls on the international community to step up...

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2014-09-27 Syria

Tammam Salam, Lebanese Prime Minister

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam was in New York where he met the International Support Group for Lebanon. With 1.3 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Islamist groups...

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2014-09-26 Saudi Arabia

Turki al-Faisal, former head of Saudi intelligence

Saudi Arabia is part of the US-led coalition against fighters from IS group. Alongside US aviation, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan have hit targets in...

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2014-09-25 climate change

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action

Five years after global climate talks in Copenhagen ended in a flop, environmental activists are daring to dream green - again. This week's UN climate summit in New York was a...

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