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Opposition leader of Russia's Yabloko Party - Grigory Yavlinsky
Why have Vladimir Putin's opponents failed to make a dent in his strong-man rule?
Former Olympic swimmer - Sharron Davies
How does the sporting notion of fairness cope with the complexities of gender identity?
Hamas spokesman - Ghazi Hamad
The movement’s rhetoric is unbending, but do the Palestinian people long for new ideas?
Justice for the 21, 1974 Birmingham pub bombings - Julie Hambleton
Is it now too late to get to the truth behind the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings?
Libyan author Hisham Matar
HARDtalk explores the impact of having a father ‘disappeared’ by the Gaddafi regime.
Eric Wainaina, musician
Eric Wainaina's music tackles issues like corruption. How political is he prepared to be?
Historian, geographer, anthropolgist and author Jared Diamond
What’s his conclusion about the long term viability of homo sapiens?
Iyad El-Baghdadi, human rights activist
Iyad El-Baghdadi is a human rights activist who was granted political asylum in Oslo
US Democratic Party funder - Tom Steyer
Is a major Democratic Party funder in danger of pushing the party in the wrong direction?
Bas Eickhout, Dutch MEP, GreenLeft Party
Political power inside the EU is no longer between the centre left and centre right.
Cardiac surgeon - Samer Nashef
How easy is it to fix broken hearts?
Writer - Thomas Keneally
Is Australia still a country wrestling with its identity?
Senior adviser to President Obama (2009-2017) - Valerie Jarrett
How will historians view the Obama legacy?
US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and Communications - Robert Strayer
Is Washington losing the cyberwar?
Chairman of the UK Brexit Party - Richard Tice
What does the success of the Brexit Party in the European elections mean for the UK?
Actor and activist - Michael Sheen
How does Michael Sheen use his fame to help the Welsh community he grew up in?
President-in-exile of the Central Tibetan Administration - Lobsang Sangay
What is Tibet's strategy for achieving its objectives from the Chinese leadership?
Former East German sprinter - Ines Geipel
Doped for decades, East German athletes still searching for truth and justice.
US Republican Senator, Florida - Rick Scott
How effective and how sustainable is the Trump presidency?
Former UK Prime Minister - Sir John Major
What kind of country will emerge from the Brexit mess?
President of the UK Supreme Court - Lady Hale
Is the British justice system failing the people it is supposed to serve?
Prime Minister, Greece - Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Can a new government transform Greece's fortunes?
Nobel Prize-winning economist - Sir Angus Deaton
What can Western democracies do to tame capitalism and reduce its worst effects?
Foreign Minister of Iran - Javad Zarif
Could the US and Iran stumble into a war?
Mayor of Istanbul - Ekrem Imamoğlu
Have voters in Istanbul dealt President Erdogan a serious blow?
Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India - Raghuram Rajan
Will he be the next Governor of the Bank of England?
Olafur Eliasson - Artist
Can art fix the world?
Former jailed Black Panther - Albert Woodfox
What does freedom really mean for someone who spent four decades in solitary confinement?
Minister of National Development Planning, Indonesia - Bambang Brodjonegoro
In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.
Leader, Hong Kong Civic Party - Alvin Yeung
Hong Kong is in uproar. Alvin Yueng, who leads the Civic Party shares their fears.
Former British Foreign Secretary - Jack Straw
Can a calamitous conflict between the West and Iran be avoided?
Australian scientist - Tim Flannery
Climate change is very big and moving very fast. Is the planet running out of time?
Chair of the Irish Senate Brexit Committee - Neale Richmond
Can Ireland prevent itself becoming the collateral damage in a Brussels-London showdown?
Former Conservative Party leader- Iain Duncan Smith
Can Prime Minister Johnson deliver a no-deal exit? And what would it mean for Britain?
Director of Antiracism Research and Policy Center US - Ibram Kendi
Can the US ever fix its problem with race?
Leader of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement - Shah Faesal
How will Kashmiris channel their anger, and how much support will they get?
Co-founder of Extinction Rebellion - Roger Hallam
How far are climate rebels prepared to go?
Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo, Deputy Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council
Zeinab Badawi is in Khartoum to speak to the Deputy Chairman of the Sovereign Council.
CEO of Philip Morris International - Andre Calantzopoulos
Are claims of a smoke-free future clever strategic marketing or corporate hypocrisy?
Kang Kyung-wha – Foreign Minister, South Korea
Out of step with both the US and Japan; how vulnerable is South Korea?
Mia Khalifa: Former adult actress
What does Mia Khalifa's story tell us about the porn industry and 21st century culture?
Gabon's Minister of Forests and Environment - Lee White
Can Gabon find a sustainable balance between the needs of man and nature?
IT entrepreneur and philanthropist - Dame Stephanie Shirley
What can we learn from someone who made the most of a life nearly ended in childhood?
Sea Rescue Captain - Carola Rackete
Will Carola Rackete's actions encourage more people smuggling and more suffering?
Former UK Lord Chancellor - Lord Falconer
Is Labour in any fit state to win an election amid Britain’s Brexit chaos?
A 1997 interview with the former president of Zimbabwe
French MEP and former Europe Minister - Nathalie Loiseau
Has the EU's patience with British indecision run out?
Independent MP, UK - Heidi Allen
Is there any clarity and coherence to the opponents of Brexit?
Anson Chan - Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, 1993-2001
Is Hong Kong’s fragile status quo irretrievably broken?
Chairman, United Liberation Movement for West Papua - Benny Wenda
Can Benny Wenda take on Jakarta, and win?
South Africa's Minister of International Relations - Naledi Pandor
South African government minister Naledi Pandor on violence against African migrants