You can tell the story too
The historical events that led to the ongoing war
14 Mar 2010 07:18 GMT | Politics, Afghanistan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Somalia
Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, the Somalian president, is trying to get international support for his fragile transitional government. The president has now been in power for just over a year and arguably has one of the most difficult and dangerous jobs in the world.He warned this week that "terrorism and piracy in Somalia threaten death and destruction far beyond its borders."We speak to Mark Sedwill, NATO's new man in Afghanistan about what he thinks about the allegations that Hamid Karzai, the Afghani president is corrupt, Helen Clark, the former prime minister of New Zealand, will join us, plus one of the world's best known scientists Robert Winston gives us his views on the dangers of inventions. We will also speak to Louise Mushikiwabo, the foreign affairs minister of Rwanda, and John Lanchester, the author of Whoops, everyone owes everyone and no one can pay.This episode of Frost Over the World aired from Friday, March 12, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
Content on this website is for general information purposes only. Your comments
are provided by your own free will and you take sole responsibility for any direct
or indirect liability. You hereby provide us with an irrevocable, unlimited, and
global license for no consideration to use, reuse, delete or publish comments, in
accordance with Community Rules & Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
After their son vanished, a Mexican family sought asylum in the US - but since then has been locked in detention camps.
Human Rights, War & Conflict, Latin America
Greece's new left-wing government wants to abolish detention centres for migrants who entered illegally.
Human Rights, Europe, Greece
Country's rapid urban expansion brings an increase in sand mining - and concerns over ecological destruction.
Poverty & Development, Politics, Environment
Derelict oilfield caught in a war zone contaminating drinking water and threatening tens of thousands of civilian lives.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
One of India's biggest movie stars discusses his latest projects, his relationship with his fans, and politics in India.
Arts & Culture, Asia, Cinema
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
After decades of corrupt rule, will a Chinese community's remarkable experiment in grassroots democracy succeed?
Politics, Asia, China
The history of modern Syria is offering an intriguing and incisive perspective on the current war in the country.
War & Conflict, Politics, Syria