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A Man For All Nations-2003-05-13

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The Observer Review

On a clear day, with binoculars, you can look across lake Geneva from Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan's office to the towers of his seventh century Chateau Bellerive, at least you could until yesterday, when he resigned after 12 years as UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Outside are well-kept lawns, winding paths, splendid great evergreens. It all seems a million miles away from the squalor and misery one associates with the very word refugee.

Sadruddin Aga Khan | Humanitarian leader, 70-2003-03-15

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www.philly.com/

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, 70, a wealthy philanthropist who held a string of top U.N. humanitarian posts and was the uncle of the current spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Shiite Islam, has died, associates said yesterday.

Prince Sadruddin died Monday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, said Nasir Sunderji, an official of the Geneva-based Bellerive Foundation founded by the prince. The cause of death was not announced.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, former UN refugee chief, dies in US-2003-05-13

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www.terradaily.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and uncle of the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shiite Muslim Ismaili community, has died aged 70.

The prince died on Monday in hospital in Boston in the United States after a long illness, an official of one of his foundations told AFP.

After a career in the United Nations that spanned nearly 40 years, the prince devoted himself to defence and environmental issues.

Disparition du prince de la Genève internationale-2003-05-13

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www.swissinfo.org

Sadruddin Aga Khan était très attaché à la région lémanique. (Keystone Archive)

Avec le décès de Sadruddin Aga Khan, Genève perd l’une de ses grandes figures internationales.

Il a été l’un des pionniers de la cause environnementale, comme le rappelle à Frédéric Burnand son ami Philippe Roch, directeur de l’Office fédéral de l’environnement.

C’est au Massachusetts Boston Hospital que le prince Sadruddin Aga Khan est mort lundi, des suites d’une longue maladie.

UNHCR mourns death of former chief Sadruddin Aga Khan-2003-05-14

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ww.unhcr.ch

The UN refugee agency is mourning the death of its former High Commissioner, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who led UNHCR through some of its most difficult times in the 1960s and 1970s. He died in Boston on Monday at the age of 70.

Sadruddin Aga Khan: mort d'un prince idéaliste-2003-05-13

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www.tdg.ch

Sadruddin Aga Khan ne se prenait pas pour n’importe qui. Et il ne l’était pas. Celui qui avait l’honneur de franchir les portes de son somptueux château de Bellerive ou, dans le cas particulier, de son hôtel de la Vieille-Ville, était reçu par un serviteur égyptien en livrée. Il se voyait servir une tasse de café turc dans la plus fine porcelaine. Admirait le salon Empire, les tentures de velours et les fenêtres Renaissance ouvrant sur de luxuriantes terrasses.

E' morto Sadruddin Aga Khan-2003-05-13

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www.kataweb.it

Il principe Sadruddin Aga Khan è morto ieri; aveva 70 anni e da tempo era malato. Ne ha dato notizia una fonte della Fondazione Bellerive di Ginevra, da lui creata nel 1977. "Il principe è morto ieri al Massachusetts Boston Hospital", ha annunciato la fonte. Nato a Parigi nel 1933, sposato con Catherine Aleya Sursock, l'Aga Khan era figlio di Mohammed Shaha Aga Khan III, della famiglia reale indiana.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan dies-2003-05-13

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jang.com.pk

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and uncle of Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, died in the United States on Monday. He was 70.

The prince died in a Boston hospital after a long illness, an official of one of his foundations told AFP. After a career in the United Nations that spanned nearly 40 years, the prince devoted himself to defence and environmental issues.

Sadruddin Aga Khan dead at 70-2003-05-13

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cnews.canoe.ca

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a wealthy philanthropist who held a string of top United Nations humanitarian posts and was the uncle of the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, has died, associates said Tuesday. He was 70.

Sadruddin died Monday in Massachusetts General hospital in Boston, said Nasir Sunderji, an official of the Geneva-based Bellerive Foundation, an environmental organization founded by Sadruddin. There were no immediate details on the cause of death.

Celebrated U.N. humanitarian leader Sadruddin Aga Khan dies at age 70-2003-05-13

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www.bostonherald.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a wealthy philanthropist who held a string of top U.N. humanitarian posts and was the uncle of the spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Shiite Islam, has died, associates said Tuesday. He was 70.

Sadruddin died Monday at Massachusetts General hospital in Boston, said Nasir Sunderji, an official of the Geneva-based Bellerive foundation, an environmental organization founded by Sadruddin.

There were no immediate details on the cause of death.

Prinz Sadruddin Aga Khan gestorben-2003-05-13

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www.baz.ch

Der ehemalige Flüchtlings-Hochkommissar der Vereinten Nationen, Prinz Sadruddin Aga Khan, ist im Alter von 69 Jahren gestorben. Der Onkel von Karim Aga Khan IV., dem Oberhaupt der Ismailiten, starb nach langer Krankheit in den USA.

E' morto Sadruddin Aga Khan, aveva 70 anni-2003-05-13

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www.lastampa.it

Il principe Sadruddin Aga Khan, ex alto commissario dell'Onu per i rifugiati e zio di Karim Aga Khan IV, capo spirituale dei musulmani ismaeliti, è deceduto. Lo ha detto a Ginevra la Fondazione Bellerive-Al Action da lui fondata.

Nato a Parigi nel 1933, l'Aga Khan era figlio di Mohammed Shaha Aga Khan III, della famiglia reale indiana.

Il principe ha creato la Fondazione Bellerive e ha presieduto l'associazione Alp Action, attiva nel campo della protezione delle Alpi.

Celebrated U.N. Humanitarian Leader Dies-2003-05-13

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www.kansascity.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a wealthy philanthropist who held a string of top U.N. humanitarian posts and was the uncle of the spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Shiite Islam, has died, associates said Tuesday. He was 70.

Sadruddin died Monday at Massachusetts General hospital in Boston, said Nasir Sunderji, an official of the Geneva-based Bellerive foundation, an environmental organization founded by Sadruddin.

There were no immediate details on the cause of death.

Le prince Sadruddin Aga Khan est mort-2003-05-13

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www.edicom.ch

Le prince Sadruddin Aga Khan est décédé aux Etats-Unis des suites d'une longue maladie. Il avait 70 ans, a annoncé une des fondations du prince à Genève. Le prince avait été Haut commissaire aux réfugiés de 1965 à 1977.
«Le prince est mort au Massachusetts Boston Hospital», a indiqué un responsable de la communication de la Fondation Bellerive à Genève. Outre la Fondation Bellerive, le prince présidait l'association Alp Action, qui s'occupe de la protection de l'environnement dans les Alpes.
Il était l'oncle de Karim Aga Khan IV, chef spirituel des musulmans ismaéliens.

Sadruddin Aga Khan, who held top UN posts, dies at 70-2003-05-13

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Toronto Star

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a wealthy philanthropist who held a string of top United Nations humanitarian posts and was the uncle of the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, has died, associates said today. He was 70.

Sadruddin died Monday in Massachusetts General hospital in Boston, said Nasir Sunderji, an official of the Geneva-based Bellerive Foundation, an environmental organization founded by Sadruddin.

There were no immediate details on the cause of death.

Former U.N. agency chief Sadruddin Aga Khan dies-2003-05-13

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Reuters

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a former head of the United Nations refugee agency and U.N. humanitarian envoy to Afghanistan, has died at age 70, his office said on Tuesday.

Sadruddin was uncle to the current Aga Khan, Karim, who is spiritual leader of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims.

A spokeswoman at his Geneva office confirmed he had died, but declined to give further details.

Swiss news agency ATS reported Sadruddin died in a Boston hospital in the United States on Monday after a long illness.

Associated Press - CONDOLENCES - 2003-05-16

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story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030515/168/42s3r.html Yahoo News

People sign a condolence book dedicated to the memory of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, at Aga Khan's residence Chateau de Bellerive above Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, May 15, 2003. Aga Khan, the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and uncle of the spiritual leader of the Shiite Muslim Ismaili community, has died at the age of 70 on May 12, 2003, in a hospital in Boston, USA, after a long illness. (AP Photo/Keystone/Gary Ottei)

Financial Times - L'AKDN LANCE UN NOUVEL EFFORT POUR LES PLUS PAUVRES DU MONDE - 2005-02-22

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news.ft.com

The creation of an agency aimed at expanding microfinance services in some of the world's poorest communities was announced yesterday by the Aga Khan development network with the support of the World Bank and donor governments.
The Aga Khan agency for microfinance will bring together the network's existing microfinance activities, now operating in 10 countries, and develop products relating to micro-insurance, small housing loans, savings accounts, education and health costs and small businesses.

AKDN - AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE ANNOUNCEMENT - 2005-11-28

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www.akdn.org

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Announces Project Eligibility Criteria for the Tenth Cycle and Appoints New Steering Committee
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is pleased to announce the Tenth Award Cycle, which will span the three-year period from 2005 to 2007.

Sadruddin Aga Khan: mort d'un prince idéaliste - CELEBRATED U.N. HUMANITARIAN LEADER PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN DIES AT AGE 70 - 2003-05-13

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www.tdg.ch Tribune de Genève

Le prince habitait Genève depuis 1959. Il est décédé lundi à Boston des suites d'une longue maladie. Aga Khan ne se prenait pas pour n'importe qui. Et il ne l'était pas. Celui qui avait l'honneur de franchir les portes de son somptueux château de Bellerive ou, dans le cas particulier, de son hôtel de la Vieille-Ville, était reçu par un serviteur égyptien en livrée. Il se voyait servir une tasse de café turc dans la plus fine porcelaine.


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