HT: Sir Patrick Stewart 25 Jan 12 Jan. 25, 2012
Patrick Stewart is instantly recognisable to millions around the world as Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise and Professor Charles Xavier of X-Men. But after 17 years in Hollywood, he's turned his back on it to return to England, and to...
HT: Wadah Khanfar 23 Jan 2012 Jan. 23, 2012
Wadah Khanfar was the Director General of Al Jazeera Television during the Arab Spring, one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Middle Eastern history. HARDtalk's Zeinab Badawi asks him whether the network was as balanced as it claims to be?...
HT: Steve McQueen Jan. 20, 2012
The artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen talks to Zeinab Badawi about his new film Shame. His second feature has drawn much controversy over his portrayal of sex addiction in modern day New York. But does sex addiction really exist?...
HT:Basma Kodmani 18 Jan 12 Jan. 18, 2012
Bassma Kodmani sits on the Executive Committee of the Syrian National Council. Sarah Montague asks her is she thinks it is time for international intervention in Syria?...
HT:Zoltan Kovacs 16 Jan 12 Jan. 16, 2012
The Minister for Communication in the Hungarian Government explains to Zeinab Badawi why his country has made such contraversial constitutional changes....
HT: Cheng Siwei 13 Jan 12 Jan. 13, 2012
Zeinab Badawi talks to the prominent Chinese economist Cheng Siwei. In 2011 thousands of workers went on strike in China demanding more pay and the country's growth has slowed. Zeinab Badawi asks Cheng Siwei if China's economic miracle is showing its...
HT: Olli Rehn 11 Jan 12 Jan. 11, 2012
Hardtalk is in Brussels to talk to Olli Rehn - Europe's Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs. Sarah Montague asks Olli Rehn whether Europe's leaders are any closer to resolving the crisis in the Eurozone and can the Euro survive?...
HT: Devi Shetty 9 Jan 12 Jan. 9, 2012
On Hardtalk, Stephen Sackur speaks to a brilliant Indian heart surgeon Dr Devi Shetty - the veteran of more than 30,000 operations. He wants to make major surgery affordable for the poorest people, by means of mass production, and to do this he's...
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Foreign Minister, Estonia - Urmas Paet Sept. 12, 2007
How much carrot and how much stick should the EU wield when dealing with Moscow?
President of South Sudan - Salva Kiir Mayardit Sept. 12, 2007
Will President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar's agreed ceasefire work?
US Assistant Secretary of State - Victoria Nuland Sept. 12, 2007
Can Western nations like the US stop Ukraine from falling into civil conflict?