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Rohingya crisis: Monks with an ultranationalist agenda

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THE INTERVIEW

An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

Latest update : 2013-09-18

Ardavan Amir-Aslani, International lawyer and author

There's been talk in the past few days that Iran's new president, Hassan Rohani, might meet Barack Obama on the sidelines of next week's UN General Assembly in New York. Could Iran and the US soon become not just friends, but close friends?

Ardavan Amir-Aslani, an international lawyer and author of several books on Islam and Iran, believes all the signs are there that Teheran and Washington are ready - each for their own specific reasons - to lay aside their mutual animosity and be friends.

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2017-09-21 education

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai: 'I asked Macron to invest $300m in girls' education'

The youngest laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai, talks to FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman. The UN messenger of peace is at the UN General Assembly to meet world...

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2017-09-21 Yemen

Burma should give access to investigators, says UN rights chief

On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman meets Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Hussein has been urging Burma...

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2017-09-20 Middle East

Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

Falah Mustafa Bakir, the foreign minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He...

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2017-09-20 Rohingyas

Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

Helle Thorning-Schmidt is Chief Executive of the NGO Save the Children International. She spoke to FRANCE 24 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Over 400,000...

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2017-09-19 Europe

Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He discussed the ongoing stand-off...

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