Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour



Christiane Amanpour, CBE (Listeni/krɪsiˈɑːn ɑːmənˈpʊər-/; Persian: کریستین امان‌پور‎, translit. Kristiāne Amānpur‎; born 12 January 1958) is a British-Iranian journalist and television host. Amanpour is the Chief International Correspondent for CNN and host of CNN International's nightly interview program Amanpour. Amanpour is also a Global Affairs Anchor of ABC News. In 2013, she moved from New York City to live permanently in London, England, with her husband, former US Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin, and their teenage son.[1]



Amanpour (styled "Amanpour.") is a global affairs interview television program hosted by Christiane Amanpour, airing weeknights 2000 and 2030 CET and repeated at 2300 and 2330 pm CET on CNN International.
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UN Women breakfast at Washington House
  –  March 8, 2017
In collaboration with Jimmy Choo, tables were hosted by three Academy Award-winners (producer Mia Bays and costume designers Jenny Beavan and Sandy Powell), Peabody Award-winner Christiane Amanpour and the youngest ever and first female publisher of GQ ...
Was Trump hotel deal linked with corruption?
  –  March 8, 2017
The New Yorker's Adam Davidson speaks to Christiane Amanpour about his piece on Donald Trump's business with oligarchs tied to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
How can Trump deal with North Korea?
  –  March 8, 2017
Victor Cha, a former White House director for Asian Affairs, tells Christiane Amanpour "the leadership in North Korea knows no restraint." Alec Baldwin may retire 'SNL' Trump impression
Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces advance near key area in city's west
  –  March 8, 2017
"#ISIS is now trapped." British Major Gen. Rupert Jones, deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve, offered a more muted assessment of the situation on the ground, telling CNN's Christiane Amanpour the airport looks "reasonably well-secured."
Frederik Willem de Klerk Fast Facts
  –  March 7, 2017
June 2006 - Is hospitalized for respiratory complications after colon cancer surgery. May 2012 - In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, de Klerk said he disapproves of the effects of apartheid, but not the concept of a 'separate but equal' nation ...
Leah McLaren: Feminism rightly reframing women’s issues as human issues
  –  March 7, 2017
Speaking of women of influence, back at the UN Women’s breakfast, things went from messy to worse. As the feminist seas parted and Christiane Amanpour (a.k.a. the Meryl Streep of journalism) got up to speak, my infant son suddenly pulled his face away ...
Former Taiwan leader on China, trade and Trump
  –  March 6, 2017
Continuing the 'one China' policy is "critically important," Former Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou tells Christiane Amanpour. Sikhs: Religious minority target of mistaken hate crimes How Congress responded to Trump's request to investigate the Obama ...
Former CIA officer: Wiretap claims a distraction
  –  March 6, 2017
Steve Hall, former CIA Chief of Russia Operations, tells Christiane Amanpour Trump's wiretap claims are an attempt to divert attention from "the Russia problem."
Marine Le Pen loses immunity from prosecution
  –  March 4, 2017
File- France’s presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Feb 1, 2017. She is the anti-globalism candidate, as she speaks against the EU. In later remarks, Bourdin dismissed Le Pen’s reaction as “hysterical”.
Can America's Spies Work With Russia's?
  –  March 4, 2017
At least the Kremlin seemed to want him to; Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hinted at willingness to do so when told Christiane Amanpour in October that Russia was still waiting for the United States to respond to the proposal made by the Russian ...
Is Brown Down For ‘BRU Buyer?
  –  March 4, 2017
Its signal covers all of Rhode Island and much of Eastern Massachusetts. Famous WBRU alumni include ESPN’s Chris Berman, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, and Fletcher Heald & Hildreth attorney Peter Tannenwald — a key player in WBRU’s potential sale.
Trump’s Media Crackdown Has Israeli Roots
  –  March 3, 2017
This is how it goes with authoritarians like Sisi, Erdoğan, Putin, the Ayatollahs, Duterte, et al,” said CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour in a speech to the Committee to Protect Journalists in November. Reuters editor-in-chief Steve Adler last ...
Twitter Responds to CNN and The Hollywood Reporter: The Future of Media is Female
  –  March 2, 2017
are you sure this is what the future of media looks like because I think maybe this is also what the past & present of media looks like Though CNN employs well-known journalists and correspondents like Christiane Amanpour ...
War Reporting and the Stories That Can’t Be Told
  –  March 2, 2017
There are hugely courageous exceptions to this, not least by female war correspondents and Moorcraft gives people like CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Channel 4 News’ Lindsey Hilsum and The Sunday Times’ Marie Colvin their just due. By and large ...
Shining a light on trailblazing women
  –  March 2, 2017
Imagine sitting down to talk with Shonda Rhimes or Christiane Amanpour. With Ruth Bader Ginsberg or Oprah Winfrey. With Diane von Furstenberg or Alice Waters. What if they and more than 300 other leaders in business, science, entertainment, fashion ...
Donald Trump Is Domineering And Repressive But He’s Got A Snag – The Media, Pan-Africanism & Democracy As The 21st Century Knows It
  –  February 28, 2017
Internationally acclaimed journalist, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour weighed in this week, quoting the New York Times: “The unrelenting attacks on the news media damage American democracy. They appear to be part of a deliberate strategy to undermine public ...
Can the World Beat Climate Change Without the U.S.?
  –  February 28, 2017
That’s what Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican diplomat who led the Paris Climate Agreement, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour earlier this month. “It’s not set by ideology. It is set by economics, and it is set by the advance of technology ...
Embarrassing Questions about Israel-Palestine conflict?
  –  February 28, 2017
Christiane Amanpour interviewed DAM about their music last year. Above is their song “I Don’t Have Freedom,” full English lyrics of which are here, from their 2007 album Dedication. Sample line: “We’ve been like this more than 50 years ...
CNN: The Dis-Trusted Name In News
  –  February 28, 2017
Gun owners often recall their own turning point in their relationship with CNN. For me, it was when Christiane Amanpour promised an indignant CNN panel that, in the aftermath of Sandy Hook, they wouldn’t let the passion for gun control subside.
Amanpour: What My Son And I Learned At A Syrian Refugee Camp
  –  February 25, 2017
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Battle for Mosul: Key military base retaken from ISIS
  –  February 24, 2017
"#ISIS is now trapped." British Major Gen. Rupert Jones, deputy commander of Operation Inherent Resolve, offered a more muted assessment of the situation on the ground, telling CNN's Christiane Amanpour the airport was "reasonably well-secured."


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