Interview with British Conservative MP.
Interview with Pentagon's top lawyer.
2001 interview with the TV legend.
Lord Woolf was Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2000 to 2005.
Frans Baleni talks of the Marikana Massacre and the consequences of apartheid.
Conversation with President Peres about the renewed hostility between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
Former Prime Minister of Syria, Riad Hijab.
An interview with environmental campaigner Vandana Shiva.
Stephen Sackur interviews former Olympic rowing champion James Cracknell.
Stephen Sackur speaks with Radoslaw Sikorski, the Foreign Minister of Poland.
Stephen Sackur speaks to swimmer Ian Thorpe, winner of 5 Olympic gold medals.
Nicolas Berggruen, Chairman of Berggruen Holdings.
Stephen Sackur speaks with Democratic party consultant and campaign strategist Bob Shrum.
Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform.
Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody.
Stephen Sackur interviews Egyptian-American writer and feminist Mona Eltahawy.
Stephen Sackur speaks with actor William Shatner.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin.
Stephen Sackur speaks with Tim Montgomerie, a British conservative blogger and commentator.
Stephen Sackur speaks with Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister delegate for European Affairs, France.
Stephen Sackur interviews Michael O'Leary, CEO, Ryanair.
Dr. Brooke Magnanti, scientist and former prostitute.
Shaun Ley talks with Otmar Issing about the fate of the Euro.
Katya Adler speaks with Guy Verhofstadt and Richard Ashworth, members of European Parliament.
Katya Adler interviews former U.S. lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Zeinab Badawi speaks with Ashti Hawrami, the Minister for Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government.
British Conservative MP Dominic Raab.
Katya Adler talks with Hans-Werner Sinn, one of Germany's most influential and controversial economists.
Zeinab Badawi speaks with Welshman Ncube, Secretary General, MDC, Zimbabwe.
Shaun Ley talks with Felipe Larrain, Finance Minster of Chile.
Zeinab Badawi talks with Pyotr Verzilov, Russian artist and political activist.
Former professional cyclist Tyler Hamilton.
Iraq's Tarek al Hashimi, the country's vice president is currently a de facto fugitive in Turkey.
Brian Sayers, chief Washington lobbyist for the Syrian Support Group.
Actor Patrick Stewart returns to England and to his first love, Shakespeare and the theatre.
South Africa's Minister for Trade and Industry, Rob Davies.
Stephen Sackur talks with John Mann a Labour member of parliament about the future of UK banking.
Stephen Sackur interviews Adam Posen, one of the independent members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Angelique Kidjo, hailed as Africa's premier diva.
An interview with the former leader of Essex County Council, Lord Hanningfield.
Sharon Bowles, Chair, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.
British born Muslim, Maajid Nawaz became a radical Islamist who renounced his former views upon being released from prison.
Michael Barber and his goal of getting every child into primary school.
Dr. Steve Peters.
William R. Rhodes.
Beeban Kidron, one of the few female directors in Hollywood.
Paul McKeever, Chairman, Police Federation of England and Wales.
Francoise Barre-Sinoussi argues that more money is needed to fight HIV/Aids, one of the world's most deadliest diseases.
Louis Saha's view of the football factory.
Frank Chikane served in the South African Presidential office.
David Eades interviews Otis Williams.
Zoltán Kovács, Government Communication Minister, Hungry.
Heart surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty.
Actor James Earl Jones.
Cyclist David Miller.
Duff McKagan, one of the founding members of Guns 'n Roses.
Highlights and memorable interviews from 2011.
1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympic gold medalist.
Founder of Hayman Capital Hedge Fund, Kyle Bass.
Giorgi Targamadze: Chairman, Christian-Democratic Movement, Georgia.
The mayor of New York City on September 11th, 2001, speaks to Stephen Sackur on how the world has changed in the ten years since the attacks.
Stephen Sackur meets with Tony Nicklinson, who is completely paralyzed and wants to die.
HARDtalk's Zeinab Badawai speaks to Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, who was accused by his own people of selling out the Palestinian cause.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Egyptian film director, Mohamed Diab. Journalists, activists and political dissidents have been locked up by the thousand under the Sisi regime. Which makes his movie, Eshtebak, or Clash all the more important.
HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur speaks to Grover Norquist, who is one of the American right's most influential voices and a long time fan of Donald Trump's platform. But many senior Republicans have disowned him and his disapproval ratings are sky high.
When it comes to cutting Britian's budget deficit, David Cameron says he can roll back the size of the state in a fair way. The public is braced for the deepest cuts in public spending in a generation. Is the welfare state about to be re-enginerred?
Saeb Erekat, Palestinian chief negotiator.
Richard Thompson, Singer and Song writer.
Lord Robertson, Secretary General of NATO 1999-2003.
Phandu Skelemani, Foreign Minister of Botswana.
Mosiuoa Lekota, Chairman, Congress of the People.
Richard Lambert, Director-General of the CBI.
Shimon Peres, President of Israel.
Tim Smit, CEO, the Eden Project.
Jendayi E. Frazer, United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.
Sir Hugh Orde, Chief Constable, Police Service Northern Ireland.
David Milliband MP, Britain's Minister for Schools Standards.
Alan Fenwick, Professor of Tropical Parasitology, Imperial College, London.
John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs; Clare Short, UK Secretary of State for International Development 1997-2003.
Doug Beattie, British Army officer.
John Francis, Ecologist and environmental activist.
Zeinab Badawi talks to Guillaume Long, foreign minister of Ecuador, about Julian Assange's refuge.
Paul Auster, author.
Arthur Mutambara, Deputy Prime Minister Designate, Zimbabwe.
Paul Auster, Author.
Wajid Shamsul Hasan, Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK.
Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO.
Gary Bauer, President, American Values.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser.
Gary Bauer, leader of the social conservative movement within the Republican party.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, former US National Security Adviser.
William Kristol, political analyst and commentator.
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York.
Michael Schumacher, Seven times Formula One champion.
Walter Salles, film director.
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York.
Connie Hedegaard, Danish Minister for Climate and Energy.
Stephen Sackur talks to shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn about the Labor Party's dramatic turn to the left.
Professor Nouriel Roubini, economist, New York University; Oliver Kamm, ecomomist, The Times.
General Martin Agwai, Force Commander, UNAMID.
Norman Lamont, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer 1990 - 1993; Andrew Hilton, former World Bank economist; Mark Bloomfield, American Council for Capital Formation.
Noam Shalit, father of captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.
Gregory Schulte, US Ambassador, IAEA.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Pakistani born Canadian human rights activist Raheel Raza, co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement.
Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia.
John Kufuor, President of Ghana.
John Monks, General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation.
Stephen Sackur talks to Rachel Dolezal about what gives us our sense of who we are.
James Glassman, US Under Secretary of State, Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
Bill Browder, CEO Hermitage Capital Management.
Stephen Sackur speaks to the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Dick Pound on the current and past failures of agencies created to prevent athletes using drugs.
Francesc Vendrell, outgoing EU envoy to Afghanistan.
Jim Gamble, Chief Executive, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center.
Annkio Briggs, Delta Niger activist.
Florence Hartmann discusses her stint in jail for leaking Serbian confidential court decisions.
Roger Alton, editor, The Independent.
Charles Saumarez, Chief Executive of The Royal Academy of Arts.
Geert Wilders, leader, Dutch Party for Freedom.
Mark Serwotka, General Secretary, Public and Commercial Services Union.
Sergei Ivanov, Russian Deputy Prime Minister.
Michael O'Leary, chief executive, Ryanair.
Stephen Sackur talks to Timo Soini, the leader of Finland's right wing populist party and Foreign Minister, about being anti-immigration and compromise.
Dr Haris Silajdzic, Bosnian President.
Ahmed Yousef, Senior Hamas Advisor.
Lord Malloch Brown, UK Minister for Africa.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Meglena Kuneva about why she, and Bulgaria, have shown an iron fist toward refugees and migrants.
Lawrence Hunt, CEO of Silverjet.
Peter Kendall, President, National Farmers' Union of England and Wales.
Imran Khan, Leader, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian Foreign Minister.
Ingrid Betancourt, former hostage.
Barbara Stocking, chief executive, Oxfam.
Arianna Huffington, Political Blogger.
President of New Democracy in Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, speaks in his first major television interview about the responsibilities Greece shoulders.
Tommy Thompson, Republican Presidential Candidate 2008.
Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General.
Harold Ford Junior, Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council.
Stephen Sackur speaks to John Cale, a founding member of the Velvet underground, and a solo artist and producer.
Antonio Guterres, UN high commissioner for refugees.
Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairwoman, Senate Environment Committee.
Scott McClellan, spokesman for President Bush, 2003 - 2006.
Bruce Weber, photographer and filmmaker.
John Sauven, Executive Director, Greenpeace UK.
Bishop Martyn Minns, US Anglican Church.
Professor Wallace Broecker, Geo-Chemist, Columbia University.
Tae Sik Lee, South Korean Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Lord Ouseley, former Chief Executive of the Commission for Racial Equality in Britain.
Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Uzi Landau, Israeli Internal Security Minister, 2001 to 2003.
Former Defense Secretary Denis Healey.
Robert Kagan, foreign policy adviser to John McCain.
Sydney Pollack, film director.
Sarah Montague talks to the former Prime Minister of Greece, Louka Katseli, who discusses if the worst is over for Greece.
Sean Sutcliffe, CEO, Biofuels Corporation.
David Anderson CEO, Co-operative Financial Services.
One of Britain's leading brain surgeons, Henry Marsh, gives us rare insight into the mind of the doctor.
Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian Finance Minister 2006 to 2008.
Gore Vidal, writer.
Elizabeth Pisani, Epidemiologist.
Stephen Sackur talks to the iconic musician, writer, broadcaster, actor and intrepid traveler, Henry Rollins about swimming against the cultural tide in the United States.
Morgan Spurlock, film director.
Stephen Sackur speaks to Igor Crnadak, the foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina about keeping his country intact and the struggle to join the European Union.
Vasily Petrenko, principal conductor, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Alex Salmond MSP, Scottish First Minister.
Stephen Sackur talks to internationally acclaimed novelist and poet Ben Okri, whose life has straddled Nigeria and the UK.
Professor Richard Falk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories.
Nicholas Hytner, Director, National Theater.
Gene Robinson, Bishop.
Stephen Sackur talks to one of Britain's leading brain surgeons, Henry Marsh.
Radek Sikorski, Polish Foreign Minister.
Stephen Sackur looks back on the biggest stories and most intriguing interviews of the past year.
Lord Adair Turner discusses the western economy's dangerous reliance on debt and his plan to simply print more money.
Giorgi Baramidze, Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia.
Professor Kishore Mahbubani, National University of Singapore.
Zeinab Badawi talks to Tokyo Sexwale, a man who spent 13 years in prison with Nelson Mandela, only to come out in business as one of the richest black men in South Africa; now he wants to secede Sepp Blatter as the President of FIFA.
Professor Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University.
Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, 1981 - 2003.
Sarah Montague talks to Hage Geingob about the social inequality of Namibia.
Gilberto Gil, musician and Brazilian Minister of culture.
President Peter Mutharika of Malawi discusses his struggling government.
Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Sri Lankan Central Bank.
Debra Lee, President, Black Entertainment Television.
Melanie Delloye-Betancourt, daughter of Columbian hostage Ingrid Betancourt.
Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile.
Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Andrew Feinstein, ANC MP, 1997 to 2001.
Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Kingdom of Jordan.
Liu Mingkang, Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission.
Liao Yiwu, writer and poet.
Tang Jun, President of Shanda Entertainment.
Wu Jianmin, spokesman for the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's Chief of Staff, 1994 to 2007.
Ali Jalali, former Afghan Interior Minister.
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and pianist.
Mark Leonard, author, 'What does China think?'
Professor Sir Martin Rees, President, The Royal Society.
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland.
Samantha Power, foreign policy adviser to Barak Obama.
Kwame Kwei-Armah, British playwright.
Ditlev Engel, President and CEO, Vestas Wind Systems.
Douglas Murray, political commentator and author.
Hryhoriy Nemyria, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister.
Jacques Attali, President, Commission for French Economic Growth.
Don McCullin took the shot of 3 year old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi face down, dead on a Turkish beach, and it galvanized a massive public response to the migration crisis on Europe's borders.
Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank; James Oporia-Ekwaro, Director, Africa Policy Forum.
Andrei Lugovoi, Russian State Duma MP.
Senator Mikhail Margelov, Russian Federation Council.
Ygor Gaidar, Russian Prime Minister, 1992.
Dimitri Peskov, President Putin's spokesman.
Efraim Sneh, Israeli former Deputy Defence Minister.
Zoologist and author Desmond Morris.
One of the world's wealthiest Syrians, Ayman Asfari discusses lobbying hard for a more effective international intervention in his homeland.
Peter Carey, author.
French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron discusses his reforms that are deeply unpopular with the unions.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó discusses Hungary's response to the migration crisis that has included razor wire, tear gas and threats of imprisonment; The Prime Minister says that the refugees are a threat to security and cultural identity.
Richard Douglas, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for Counter-Narcotics.
Asma Jehangir, Human Rights Commission, Pakistan.
Vincent De Rivaz, UK CEO, EDF Energy.
Ernest Koroma, President of Sierra Leone.
Stephen Sackur talks with the UK Government's Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Conservative MP Crispin Blunt about the Syrian refugees.
Studs Terkel, Oral historian.
Tinatin Khidasheli is making the case for the former Soviet state of Georgia to join NATO.
Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader, Republican, US Congress.
Stephen Sackur speaks to broadcaster Paul Gambaccini who spent a year as a sex abuse suspect before the case was dropped.
Jesse Jackson, founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.
Pierre Moscovici, foreign affairs spokesman, French Socialist Party.
John Githongo, former Kenyan corruption investigator.
Dr Azzam Tamimi, director of the Institute of Islamic Political Thought.
Andrei Ilarionov, former senior economic adviser to President Putin.
Raila Odinga, Kenyan opposition leader.
William Hopper, investment banker and author.
Iain Duncan Smith, Conservative Leader 2001 to 2003.
Anthony Seldon, contemporary historian.
Sir Edmund Hillary, mountaineer and explorer.
Robin Knox-Johnston, round the world yachtsman.
Martha Karua, Kenyan Justice Minister; Sir Edward Clay, former British High Commissioner to Kenya.
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson; former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell.
Zeinab Badawi talks to former London Mayor Ken Livingstone and former Labour Cabinet Minister Charles Clarke about the leadership battle within Britain's Labour Party.
Adam Bruce; UK CEO, Airtricity.
Richard Brown; CEO, Eurostar.
Beverley Aspinall; Managing Director, Fortnum & Mason.
Jimmy Wales; founder, Wikipedia.
Professor Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania.
Arguably one of the greatest dancers of all time, Sylvie Guillem discusses her activism and ballet's poisonous rivalries.
Some of the year's biggest news-makers and most influential thinkers.
Kevin Dowling; Catholic Bishop of Rustenberg, South Africa.
Zeinab Badawi talks to Turkish MP Ertu?rul Kürkçü, honorary president of the pro-Kurdish people's democratic party the HDP on what he's doing to prevent a further escalation of violence in Turkey.
Richard Dawkins; author, The God Delusion.
Tim Loughton, MP for Worthing East and Shoreham, UK converses with the Deputy Mayor of Calais, France Philippe Mignonet in a discussion about the migrant crisis on both sides of the English Channel.
Will Hutton, CEO; Gabriel Stein, Chief international economist; John Ryding, Chief US economist.
Hazel Blears MP, British Communities Minister.
Wolfgang Ischinger, EU Negotiator, Kosovo talks.
Professor Sir Martin Evans, Winner-2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA agent.
Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007; Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007.
Vuk Jeremic, Serbian foreign Minister.
Sarah Montague speaks to Duff McKagan, a founding member of Guns n' Roses, about his Rock 'n' Roll lifestyle, his pancreas exploding, his sobering, going to university and starting his own wealth management firm.
Roy Hattersley, former Deputy Leader, British Labor Party.
Chief Constable Peter Fahy, Cheshire Police.
Stephen Sackur talks to David Howman about the difficulty of rooting drugs out of sports.
Malcolm Nance, US counter-terrorism governmental adviser; David Rivkin, former White House legal counsel; Cori Crider, Human Rights lawyer.
Bryan Stevenson discusses why America's race-based wounds are so slow to heal and what it means to be black in America today.
Vladimir Bukovsky, prospective Russian Presidential candidate.
Slaven Bilic, coach, Croatian Football Team; Oliver Holt, chief sports writer, Daily Mirror; Gordon Taylor, CEO, Professional Footballers Association.
Richard Perle, former Pentagon adviser.
Faisal Miqdad, Deputy Syrian Foreign Minister.
Stephen Sackur speaks to the former Frank Maloney, boxing promoter, and twice-married father of three who after having recent gender reassignment surgery is now Kellie Maloney.
Khaled Meshal, political leader, Hamas.
Danny Yatom, former head of Mossad.
The former President of Georgia and recently appointed Governor of Ukraine's strategically vital Odessa region, Mikheil Saakashvili discusses confrontation with Vladimir Putin.
Jeremy Rifkin, adviser on climate change to the EU Presidency.
Michel Platini, President of UEFA.
Political opponents of Saddam Hussein discuss their views.
Stories and people who made news in 2002.
Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.
Stephen Walt, co-author of 'The Israel Lobby.'
Colleen Graffy, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy.
Alan Johnston; BBC News correspondent taken hostage in Gaza.
Mmusi Maimane is the first-ever black leader of South Africa's Democratic Alliance; he discusses trying to take race out of politics as he faces off against the ANC, the party of Nelson Mandela.
Max Mosley President, International Automobile Federation.
Despite western reporters being told that Syria and Iraq were off limits, Jurgen Todenhofer spent ten days inside the Islamic State caliphate and emerged unscathed.
Ricken Patel, Executive Director, Avaaz.org.
Sir Martin Sorrell, the founder and CEO of the giant advertising conglomerate, WPP, discusses the power of the industry and the responsibility, or lack thereof, it holds; from Cannes.
Teesta Setalvad, Civil Rights activist.
Craig Venter, Genetic scientist who mapped the human genome.
Cecilia Ibru, managing director / CEO, Oceanic Bank.
Jorge Mendonca, former British Commanding Officer in Basra.
Frances O'Grady discusses the threats trade unions face in the new British government, making it almost impossible for unions to strike.
Abdul Wahid Al-Nur, Sudan Liberation Movement.
Denis Healey, British Finance Minister, 1974 to 1979.
Mahmoud Jibril discusses Libya after the fall of Gaddafi, and the chaos that now ensues throughout the country.
Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty; Professor Amitai Etzioni, political philosopher.
Guy Verhofstadt, Belgium's former prime minister, discusses the future of the EU, Britain's role and Greece's plea.
Thaung Htun, Burmese opposition spokesman.
Joanna Shields, International President, BEBO.
Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel Literature Laureate 1986.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind, UK Foreign Secretary (1995-1997), Sir Menzies Campbell, Lib Dem Foreign Affairs spokesperson (2001-2006) and Pat McFadden, the UK Shadow Europe Minister discuss the conservative UK election victory and its ramifications.
Greg Nickels, Mayor of Seattle.
Derek Tonkin, former British Ambassador to Thailand; Dr Kyi May Kaung, adviser to the Burmese Government in exile.
HARDtalk speaks to the controversial doctor Philip Nitschke. He believes anyone over 50 should be able to plan an end to their own life. Is he not just encouraging acts of suicide?
Gerry Adams, President, Sinn Fein.
Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat.
Jeffrey Sachs, Adviser to UN Secretary General.
Justin Forsyth, chief executive, Save the Children UK, discusses the challenges facing aid charities, from war-torn Syria to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Rt Rev Tom Butler, Bishop of Southwark.
Sam Kutesa, Foreign Minister of Uganda.
HARDtalk speaks to one of the most prominent and outspoken members of the Venezuelan opposition - Maria Corina Machado. How close is chaos in Venezuela?
Dr Irwin Stelzer.
Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif discusses the Saudi-led bombardment of Shia rebels in Yemen and the new brand of muscular Saudi leadership in the Arab world.
Sir John Holmes, UN Emergency Relief Co-ordinator.
Nile Rodgers discusses his long, elaborate music career, from co-founding Chic to his famous collaborations.
Alvaro de Soto, former UN Special Co-ordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.
Former Israeli Foreign Minister, Shimon Peres.
Hardtalk speaks to Benny Tai on the campaign for Hong Kong political reform and where it goes from here.
Celebrated comic book writer, Mark Millar discusses his work and the responsibilities of drawing attention to problems in society.
Samir Sumaida'ie, Iraqi Ambassador to Washington.
American dotcom billionaire, Nick Hanauer warns of revolution if wealth inequality is not addressed.
Tom Ridge, former Secretary, Department of Homeland Security.
Rob Portman, former Director of White House Office of Management and Budget.
The Roman Catholic Church has huge influence in the Philippines where divorce and abortion are illegal; Church is currently engaged in a huge battle with the Government over its plans to provide free contraceptives to the poor.
Neil Woodford, Britain's most successful investor of recent years, discusses the economic times and today's stock market highs in sharp contrast to the eurozone crisis.
Professor Robert Winston talks about pioneering the controversial IVF technique that revolutionized infertility treatment for what are known as three-parent babies; possibly a slippery slope towards designer babies.
Tef Poe discusses how the shooting of Michael Brown was a declaration of war by the police against the African-American community.
Bernd Lucke of the new right-wing Eurosceptic Party, the Alternative for Germany discusses his thoughts on the EU bailout policy.
Gebran Bassil discusses how Lebanon has been overwhelmed by the over one-million Syrian refugees.
Retired General Asad Durrani, the former head of Pakistan's intelligence service responds to Pakistan's Prime Minister's statement, after 152 were killed in a Peshawar school, that the country would no longer distinguish between good and bad Taliban.
Kenneth Roth discusses the Human Rights Watch, if it still holds weight and the differences of the Middle East and China as opposed to America.
Russian born Andrey Kurkov discusses the protests in Ukraine's Maidan Square that led to the fall of the pro-Russian government.
Sarah Montague talks to Juan Mendez, the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on Torture.
Pierre Moscovici on his pivotal role in negotiating the EU with the European taxpayers on whether or not to bail out Greece.
Jay Naidoo, leader of the South African trade union movement during the liberation struggle and a cabinet minister under President Nelson Mandela, discusses why freedom has not reduced wealth inequality.
Lukman Faily talks about the lack of progress to dislodge extremists from the territory they've captured in Iraq.
Amre Moussa, Secretary General, Arab League.
Moazzam Begg speaks out about counter-terrorism measures, how they are part of the problem and how the Muslim community can work with authorities.
The LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers speaks out about homosexuals in professional football and the taboo attached.
Chinese dissident Wu'er Kaixi lives in exile in Taiwan.
Stephen Sackur speaks to film director Werner Herzog, a man responsible for some of the most wildly beautiful images captured on film.
Ten years after the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Mrs Arafat gives a rare broadcast interview about their marriage, why she believes he was assassinated and why she has chosen to live in Malta.
Richard Barrett discusses how best to confront the new jihadist threat in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Prime Minister of the Central African Republic.
Flemming Rose talks to HARDtalk a week after the murderous assault on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Bruno Macaes talks about the economic twilight zone that the Eurozone is currently facing regardless of Portugal being bailed out.
Yehuda Glick is an activist who's been variously described as a campaigner for religious freedom and dangerous extremist; HARDtalk asks why he persists with his divisive campaign on Jerusalem's holiest ground.
Cornel West talks about a sad end to the Obama presidency with racial tensions in America running sky high.
Leader Morgan Tsvangirai, movement for Democratic Change of Zimbabwe.
Francis Rossi about how Status Quo are still rocking all over the world.
Lord Patten and John Bolton, former European Commissioner and former US Ambassador to the United Nations.
Tony Benn MP and Lord Tebbit, former Cabinet Ministers and elder statesmen of the left and right in British politics.
Jonathan Bennett, Public Affairs Director for the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
Simon Callow, Actor.
Pierre Lellouche, Advisor to Nicholas Sarkozy.
Jack Lang, Advisor to Segolene Royal
Alexander Lebedev, Russian Banker and Politician.
Hardtalk speaks to the former UN envoy who risked his life to negotiate the release of western hostages in Lebanon, and gives insight into the violent extremism of the group calling itself Islamic State.
Avi Arad, Film Producer.
Roberta Combs, President, US Christian Coalition.
Eric Edelman, US Under-Secretary of Defence.
Nina Simone, Singer.
Flemming Rose, Culture Editor of Jyllandsposten.
Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire, Former UN Force Commander in Rwanda.
HARDtalk speaks to the British climate economist, Lord Nicholas Stern, who has just co-chaired a new report on the climate and economy.
Dr Naji Sabri, former Minister; Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former British Ambassador to the UN.
Mende Nazer, former domestic slave.
Israeli and Palestinian representatives discuss the crisis in the Middle East.
Former Conservative cabinet minister, Lord Heseltine discusses Scottish parliament, Westminster status quo and the UK's identity crisis.
Des Thompson, Advisor to Scottish Natural Heritage.
Arthur Edwards, Royal Photographer, The Sun Newspaper.
Twenty five years ago, Francis Fukuyama declared that history had delivered a conclusive verdict - liberal democracy had vanquished its ideological rivals; he discusses if he still feels that way after events in Ukraine, Syria and China.
James Rogers, CEO Duke Energy.
Janet Napolitano, Governor of Arizona.
Ibrahim Dabbashi discusses the little attention that Libya's slow motion collapse has received.
Steve Howard, CEO The Climate Group; Rick Lazio, Vice President JP Morgan.
Alec Erwin, Minister for Public Enterprises, South Africa.
Peter Bofinger on the Eurozone economy's flat-lining growth, depressed prices and general air of economic despondency.
Martha Karua, Kenya's Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
The leader of The Pretenders talks about her 30 plus year career and making music today.
Carren & Ron Clem; a former crystal meth addict and her father.
Republican Senator, John McCain says the White House must stop dithering and confront Islamic State and wants a tougher response against Russia over the Ukraine conflict; he is asked if he is investing too much faith in military solutions.
Senator Richard Lugar, Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Freshta Raper, Iraqi Kurd.
Reg Keys, Father of Lance Corporal Tom Keys.
Chief Executive of BUPA.
Yasser Abed Rabbo speaks in the wake of 50 day conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on where the Palestinian quest for statehood stands.
Rohitha Bogollagama, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka
Yasser Abed Rabbo, Executive Committee, Palestine Liberation Organization
CEO Harper Collins Worldwide.
Yisrael Medad, the Yesha Council.
Managing editor of Yahoo UK and Ireland.
Stephen Sackur talks to Abdullah Abdullah about his accusations of his rival, Ashraf Ghani's alleged fraud and if Abdullah himself is acting in Afghanistan's best interest or his own.
Alon Liel, Former Director-General, Israeli Foreign Ministry
Head of advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide.
Rhea Coombs, Former Prostitute and Writer.
NATO's Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses the 65-year-old NATO and if it still has the the vigor, resources and political will to be an effective military force on the world stage.
John Miller, Father of Corporal Simon Miller, Royal Military Police.
John Kerry is in Washington for the biggest engagement ever between the White House and Africa and discusses hopes for greater trade and investment ties with Africa as well as his hopes for peace in Gaza.
Abdullah Dardari,Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs
Andrei Konchalovsky discusses the similarities or Russian events today and 100 years ago as the First World War began.
Derek Wall, Co-leader, Green Party, England and Wales
Academic Stuart Ward; singer Billy Bragg; former press secretary Dickie Arbiter.
Karl von Habsburg discusses his great uncle Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination in June 1914 started the First World War 100 years ago.
Andrew Rugasira, Good African Coffee Company
Victoria Nuland, US Nato Ambassador
Danny Danon discusses Israel's current campaign in Gaza and the high Palestinian death toll.
Ambassador Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS coordinator.
Obiageli Ezekwesili discusses the shift of media focus from the Bring Back our Girls campaign when a few months ago over 200 school girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Governor Orji Kalu, Nigerian Presidential candidate.
Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo Bay detainee.
Author Ama Ata Aidoo discusses the condition of women in Africa.
Charles Clark MP, British Home Security, 2004 - 2006
Decima Francis, Co-Founder - From Boyhood To Manhood Foundation.
Dore Gold discusses the current crisis in Israel after the kidnap and murder of four teenagers and how easily the conflict could escalate between the Jewish and Palestinian communities.
Carne Ross, former British Diplomat.
Carl Bildt discusses the fractured reputation of the European Union after the very public row between the UK and other member states after the selection of Jean-Claude Juncker.
Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment Programme.
Salih Muslim Mohammed, leader of the Syrian Kurdish Party discusses the advance of Isis and what it means for moderate secular opposition groups inside Syria.
Hassan Wirajuda; Indonesian Foreign Minister.
David Satterfield, Senior Iraq Advisor, US State Department.
Deirdre McCloskey discusses economic inequality and the power of innovation as opposed to wealth distribution.
Jasvinder Sanghera, director of the Karma Nirvana charity.
Alex Yearsley, Global Witness; Cecilia Gardner, World Diamond Council.
MP George Galloway.
Tariq al Hashimi discusses the current threat to the overall security of Iraq, Isis, the humanitarian crisis and what can be done to stop the violence.
Sir Paul Nurse; President, Rockefeller University.
Iyad Allawi, former Prime Minister of Iraq.
Theresa May, former chairman of the Conservative Party.
Congressman Keith Ellison, Democrat, Minnesota.
Jack Straw discusses the Labour Party under Ed Miliband and its chances of winning next year's general election.
Tariq Al Hashimi, Vice-President of Iraq.
Lord Owen, Former British Foreign Secretary; Ambassador Richard Haass.
Director Oliver McTernan; UN Rapporteur Asma Jehangir.
Nick Clegg, Home Affairs, Liberal Democrats.
Christian Purslow discusses the lucrative brand that is English Premier League football and if there's a money sickness at the heart of the game.
Rory Stewart, Former Deputy Governor of Maysan Province, Iraq.
Barney Pityana, Vice-Chancellor, University of South Africa.
Group Chief Executive, John Varley.
Sergei Karaganov discusses Vladimir Putin's iron-fist foreign policy, Crimea, Ukraine and the extent of the Kremlin's neo-imperialist ambition.
CEO Ian Cheshire.
Justin King, CEO, Sainsbury's.
Professor Christoph Schmidt discusses economic criticisms Germany has faced from Western nations.
Sir Christopher Bland, Chair, BT Group.
Desperate efforts are being made in South Sudan to end a civil conflict that could lead to a humanitarian nightmare.
Richard Reed, co-founder of Innocent drinks.
President Salva Kiir on the cease fire with his former deputy Riek Machar that lasted a week.
Victoria Nuland discusses the Ukraine conflict and if America has any role to play.
Laurent Fabius is London to meet other foreign ministers to discuss what should be done about the continued instability and violence in Syria.
Zimbabwe's Deputy Information Minister discusses how he justifies being part of a government that is accused of cronyism, rigging elections and of squandering public funds for the benefit of an elite, whilst impoverishing the many.
Leader of rebel forces in South Sudan and former VP, Riek Machar discusses the civil conflict that has claimed thousands of lives and the cease fire.
Wole Soyinka discusses the future of Nigeria after the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Islamic terrorists.
Stephen Sackur interviews Paul Kagame the President of Rwanda.
Abu Bakr al-Qirbi discusses the humanitarian, economic, and security disaster that is Yemen.
Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Matthew Hurles.
Jeremy Rifkin discusses the possibility of a post-capitalist age where individuals and communities generate their own free energy, produce and share the things they need and build an economy defined by collaboration, not competition.
Stephen Sackur interviews Issac Herzog Israeli Cabinet Minister.
Stephen Sackur interviews Salvatore LaSpada from the Institute for Philanthropy.
Ahmed Kathrada discusses being sentenced to life in prison alongside Nelson Mandela and joining him in government upon their release- an experience he didn't like.
Stephen Sackur interviews Danny George.
Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, Syrian Cabinet Minister.
Stephen Sackur interviews David Miliband MP Secretary of State for the Environment.
Stephen Sackur interviews Andrei Kostin, Chairman and CEO VTB.
Stephen Sackur interviews Jockin Arputham National Slum Dwellers' Federation, in India.
Key decisions on security, diplomacy and internal reform without new leadership.
Stephen Sackur interviews Ambassador James Jeffrey and Sir Stephen Wall.
Sarah Montague interviews Mo Ibrahim founder of Celtel International.
Stephen Sackur interviews Robert Kagan.
Healing a society traumatized by sectarian violence.
Ben Bradlee, Vice President of the Washington Post.
Stephen Sackur interviews Former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira. Is the rainforest safe in her hands in spite of agribusiness and urbanization?
Stephen Sackur interviews Donald Kaberuka, Emma Bonino, Mark Malloch Brown.
Stephen Sackur interviews Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala the former Finance Minister of Nigeria.
Ukraine's interim Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk discusses the Russian troops still massed on Ukraine's border, the dropping economy and his ability to save Ukraine from disaster.
Stephen Sackur interviews Ayatollah Hadavi Tehrani, Iranian religious leader.
George Shire, ZANU PF Activist and Robert Guest, African Editor of 'The Economist.'
Gavin Esler interviews Professor Paul Davies.
Sarah Montague interviews Patsy McKie.
Actor and producer.
Kenneth Kaunda discusses the 15th anniversary of his country's independence and his 90th birthday.
Gavin Isler interviews Chris Rapley, Director of the British Antarctic Survey.
Director and producer.
Stephen Sackur interviews Haris Silajdzic Co-President of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Hollywood legend, double Oscar nominee.
Dermot Murnaghan interviews Joanne Lees whose boyfriend was murdered in the Australian Outback.
Zimbabwean High Commissioner.
Gavin Isler interviews Rafel Dutkiewicz Mayor of Wroclaw.
Chinese tech entrepreneur Charles Zhang, CEO of Sohu.com comments on the Chinese government possibly imposing its will on the web.
Gavin Esler interviews Major General Paul Eaton of the U.S Army(retired).
Rosen Plevneliev discusses the plight of Bulgaria as the sanctions imposed on Russia could effect them directly as 85 percent of its gas comes from Russia.
Sarah Montague Interviews Dr. John Pollard and Professor Michael Walsh.
Dmitry Peskov discusses the decision of EU and US leaders to impose sanctions on Russia.
Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Ashraf Ghani, Candidate for UN Secretary General.
David Jessel interviews Timothy Kirkhope, MEP British Conservative Party.
Gavin Esler interviews Shimon Peres the Vice Prime Minister of Israel.
Sarah Montague interviews Norman Kember who was held hostage in Iraq.
Zeinab Badawi interviews Jose Ramos-Horta the Prime Minister of East Timor.
David Jessel interviews Paul Rusesabagina a Rwanda genocide survivor.
Zeinab Badawi interviews His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Philippa Thomas interviews Jason Dyson.
Tom Koenigs is the UN Special Representative in Kabul.
Stephen Sackur Interviews Sayeeda Warsi.
Cody Wilson discusses the anarchist movement which wants to use the so called 'dark web'- anonymous, borderless, and lawless - to empower individuals and undermine big government.
Philippa Thomas interviews Walter Wolfgang, National Executive Committee, Labour Party.
Stephen Sackur interviews John Bird.
Stephen Sackur interviews Professor Joseph Stiglitz Dr. Jessica Stern, and Professor Tariq Ramadon.
Zeinab Badawi speaks to Ricardo Alarcon who, until last year, was president of Cuba's parliament, the National Assembly.
Stephen Sackur interviews Ali Soltanieh.
Andriy Shevchenko, a Ukrainian MP closely allied to Ukraine's new Prime Minister and Alexander Nekrassov, a former Kremlin advisor discuss the possibility of war.
Stephen Sackur interviews Deputy Sudanese Ambassador to the UK Hassan Farag.
Gavin Esler interviews Creationist John Mackay.
Stephen Sackur interviews Claude Moraes and Frank Field.
Stephen Sackur interviews Zac Goldsmith.
Eugenia Tymoshenko discusses her mother, the former prime ministerof Ukraine, Yulia's release from prison and chances for the presidency.
Stephen Sackur interviews Yossi Beilin.
Stephen Sackur interviews Sir Michael Quinlan.
Stephen Sackur interviews Lord Rees the President of the Royal Society.
Stephen Sackur interviews Balthasar Staehelin.
Philippa Thomas interviews MP Iain Wright and Tony Lloyd.
Susan Sarandon, Actress.
Barnaba Marial Benjamin on the bloody civil war raging in South Sudan.
Noel Thompson interviews Nuala O'Loan the Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.
Marion Bartoli discusses her tennis career, championships and retiring at the age of 28.
Stephen Sackur interviews the Syrian Ambassador to the United States Imad Moustapha.
Stephen Sackur interviews Rt Rev Abi el-Assal the Bishop of Jerusalem.
Noel Thompson interviews former Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Carrie Gracie interviews Philippe Douste-Blazy.
Stephen Sackur is in Delhi, India, to talk to Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of All India Progressive Women's Association. Is India becoming a safer more equal society for women?
Omar Abdullah talks about the future of a region that President Bill Clinton once described as the most dangerous place on earth.
Sarah Montague interviews an Israeli student Lior Herman, and a Lebanese student Nisrine Mansouri.
Sarah Montague interviews Nouhad Mahmoud.
Palaniappan Chidambaram discusses India's unprecedented economic growth and new era of wealth and consumerism.
Jonathan Charles Interviews Senator Sanaullah Baloch.
Harris Georgiades discusses his optimistic feelings on the economy of Cyprus despite evidence to the contrary.
Noel Thompson interviews Dr. Sean Brady, Archbishop of Armagh.
Stephen Sackur interviews former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar.
Ben Emmerson discusses the legality of US drone strikes.
English barrister talks about stepping down after five years as the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Dr. Thomas Butler.
Photographer talks about transition from fashion to stories of human suffering.
Stephen Sackur interviews Hilary Benn
Stephen Sackur interviews Dr. Paul Golby
Andrew Tottenham, supercasino developer.
Richard Caborn, Minister of Sport.
Sergei Ivanov, Russia's Defense Minister.
Sir Menzies Campbell, leader of the British Liberal Democrats.
Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister.
William Hague, Conservative Foreign Affairs spokesman.
Mary Harney, Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland.
John Herlihy, Director of Google Europe.