Palestinians ride a horse and cart as they pull a car destroyed by Israeli tanks in Gaza [GETTY]

On this week's Frost Over The World, as leaders from Hamas and Israel work towards a ceasefire agreement to end the fighting in Gaza, Sir David talks to the secretary-general of the EU Council, Javier Solana, about how and when an agreement could be reached.

Sir David also talks to Bangladesh's new Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina about her hopes for the future of Bangladesh. And with only days to go before the Obama presidency begins, Sir David talk to Richard Hass, the president of the Council of Foreign Relations, about how foreign policy will change in the new administration.

This episode of Frost over the World airs from Friday, January 16, 2009.

Javier Solana

 

As diplomatic efforts intensify around the world, with summits in the Middle East and a general assembly meeting at the United Nations and gatherings in Europe, can the two main parties, Hamas and Israel, reach an agreement over a ceasefire?

Sir David talks to Javier Solana about the prospects for peace.

Sheikh Hasina and Richard Hass

   

Sir David talks to Sheikh Hasina, the new Prime Minister of Bangladesh about her hopes for the future of her country.

Richard Hass, the president of the Council of Foreign Relations, talks to Sir David about how foreign policy will change in the new administration. 

                                     

Source: Al Jazeera