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Expresso Magazine Article: Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-21

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
http://www.mmclip.com/Pdftmp/24457595_3_2007_mediamonitor.pdf

AGA KHAN

The descendant of Prophet Muhammad celebrated in Lisbon, the 60 years as leader of the Ismailis. An exclusive interview with the wealthiest spiritual leader in the world
By Alexandra Carita
Photographs by Tiago Miranda

[Interview]

“This is a faith of reason”

Princess Zahra Aga Khan Interview "Save the Sea of Sardinia"

Princess Zahra Aga Lkan  2017-08-07

GOOGLE TRANSLATION

Princess Zahra Aga Khan: "Save the Sea of Sardinia"
The daughter of the founder of Costa Smeralda: "Let's make it a park"

Zahra Aga Khan was born in Geneva in 1970. She studied at Harvard and now heads the Social Development Department of the Aga Khan Development Network

Posted on 07/08/2017

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Sent to porto cervo (olbia)

Text of conversation between H.H. The Aga Khan and Rt.Hon Adrienne Clarkson at the Global Citizenship Award 2016-09-21

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video

Discussion between Madame Adrienne Clarke (A.C.) and His Highness the Aga Khan (Aga Khan) at Koerner Hall following the presentation of the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship on September 21st 2016
Toronto, Canada

The AKDN: Tajikistan’s biggest development implementing agency - Interview with Mr. Akbar Ali Pesnani

Mr. Akbar Ali Pesnani - Resident Representative of The Aga Khan Development Network
Source: 
theworldfolio.com

Since beginning operations in Tajikistan in 1992, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has grown to become an extensive force for improving the lives of people in the country. Mr. Ali Akbar Pesnani, Resident Representative, discusses the history of the Network, its aims and successes, as well as its unique approach to development.

How have the activities of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) developed over time in Tajikistan?

Aga Khan, l’imam philanthrope 2014-06-12

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Le Parisien

Below is the Google English translation)

Gilles Maarek / Gaetane Morin: How faithful are you planning in France and in the world?
His Highness the Aga Khan: Some 5,000 Ismailis live in France after fleeing domestic unrest in their countries of origin.
Worldwide, there are about 15 million. Our structure radiates worldwide. It is governed by a Constitution, which adapts to local laws.
Imam that I was responsible to interpret Islam and to ensure the quality of life of those who refer to me.
GM/GM: How do you do?

Interview with Globe and Mail 2014-02-28

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Globe and Mail Toronto

[Aga Khan: ‘Without a doubt, I am seriously worried’ about the world

John Stackhouse

Toronto — The Globe and Mail

Published Saturday, Mar. 01 2014, 12:06 AM EST

Last updated Saturday, Mar. 01 2014, 12:08 AM EST

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader to the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims and an honorary Canadian, visited Canada this week to speak to a rare joint session of Parliament, and inspect the new Ismaili centre in Toronto, due to open this summer. He also sat down with The Globe and Mail’s Editor-in-Chief John Stackhouse for an hour on Friday.

CBC Interview One-on-One with Peter Mansbridge (Toronto, Canada)

Peter Mansbridge interviews H.H. The Aga Khan in Toronto on CBC
Source: 
nanowisdoms.org

Peter Mansbridge: Welcome again, to Canada, Your Highness.

His Highness the Aga Khan: Thank you very much.

PM: This place [the Ismaili Centre in Toronto], it’s going to be wonderful. It’s quite spectacular to look at. What do you hope will be accomplished inside these walls?

CBC Interview One-on-One with Peter Mansbridge (Toronto, Canada)

Peter Mansbridge interviews H.H. The Aga Khan in Toronto on CBC
Source: 
nanowisdoms.org

Peter Mansbridge: Welcome again, to Canada, Your Highness.

His Highness the Aga Khan: Thank you very much.

PM: This place [the Ismaili Centre in Toronto], it’s going to be wonderful. It’s quite spectacular to look at. What do you hope will be accomplished inside these walls?

The Aga Khan’s Earthly Kingdom, Vanity Fair 2013-02-01

HORSING AROUND The Aga Khan’s private horse-training grounds near Chantilly, France. Right, Prince Karim Aga Khan, when he was a
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www.vanityfair.com/magazine/toc/contents-201302

Multi-billionaire son of a notorious playboy, His Highness Prince Karim, the fourth Aga Khan, enjoys his jets, yachts, and Thoroughbreds. But since the age of 20, he has also been the spiritual leader of 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, building a hugely effective global development network. In Chantilly, home to France’s most prestigious horse race, James Reginato explores how the press-shy, Harvard-educated prince, at 76, fuses two worlds.

INTERVIEW: The Aga Khan’s world view - 2010-05-28

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The Globe and Mail | World

‘I’d like to see Canada more vigorous,’ he says in a Globe interview covering everything from Canada’s involvement in Afghanistan to the importance of pluralist societies

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims and renowned philanthropist, spoke to The Globe and Mail Friday in a conversation that ranged from the prospects for Afghanistan to his profound admiration of Canadian pluralism.

Interview with H. H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV: THE POWER OF WISDOM - 2010-Spring

Interview with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

THE POWER OF WISDOM
(translated from french)
Interview by Jean-Jacques Lafaye

Prince Karim Aga Khan IV
Spiritual leader of the Ismailis since 1957

Jean-Jacques Lafaye
Author and journalist. Founder of the association « Éthique et politique » (1988) Publications include: Saint-Just, l’ombre des chimères, Rocher, 2007; David Shahar, le sacre de l’écriture, Michalon, 2007; Dialogue pour un monde meilleur, Alban, 2008.

Jean-Jacques Lafaye — Your Highness, as spiritual leader of Ismaili

Entrevue avec L'Aga Khan: LA FORCE DE LA SAGESSE - 2010-Printemps

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www.politiqueinternationale.com/revue/article.php?id_revue=127&id=909&content=synopsis

Jean-Jacques Lafaye - Votre Altesse, en tant que chef spirituel des communautés ismaéliennes du monde entier, vous exercez une influence indiscutable sur la scène internationale. Pourtant, vous ne souhaitez pas être considéré comme un acteur politique...

Karim Aga Khan - ...ou comme un politicien. De mon point de vue, même si la foi et les États doivent entretenir des rapports de collaboration et d'estime, le religieux et le politique sont deux choses bien distinctes.

Entretien avec Karim AGA KHAN IV - 2010

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
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Politique International Printemps 2010

Jean-Jacques Lafaye - Votre Altesse, en tant que chef spirituel des communautés ismaéliennes du monde entier, vous exercez une influence indiscutable sur la scène internationale. Pourtant, vous ne souhaitez pas être considéré comme un acteur politique...

Karim Aga Khan - ...ou comme un politicien. De mon point de vue, même si la foi et les États doivent entretenir des rapports de collaboration et d'estime, le religieux et le politique sont deux choses bien distinctes.

Yasmin Aga Khan: Le naufrage de ma mère a bouleversé ma vie - 2009-07-22

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Paris Match

La princesse voulait devenir chanteuse quand elle a dû tout abandonner pour s’occuper de Rita Hayworth atteinte de la maladie d’Alzheimer

Interview Caroline Pigozzi - Paris Match

Things become possible - 2009-06-13

The Aga Khan receives an honorary degree from University of Alberta Chancellor Linda Hughes on June 9 2009
Source: 
Edmonton Journal

When the Aga Khan stepped onto the University of Alberta campus Tuesday to speak to graduates, he brought a message of ethics, citizenship and respect for diversity.

Addressing a "knowledge deficit" in these areas is essential for pushing global development in the right direction, he told graduates, noting his Aga Khan Development Network has made such virtues a key part of its educational mission.

In an interview with The Journal's Keith Gerein, he expanded upon his remarks, sharing his views on the way forward both for political leaders and ordinary citizens.

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by the Vancouver Sun, Canada 2008-11-23

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Vancouver Sun

Q and A with the Aga Khan
The global spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims holds forth on the state of the world

Published: Friday, November 28, 2008

Following is a transcript of a conversation between His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, and founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and Don Cayo of The Vancouver Sun. The interview took place Nov. 23 in Toronto.

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by AlWatan, Syria - 2008-08-27

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting leaders of the Ismaili Community and the AKDN in Syria, upon his arrival at Damascus Airport.
Source: 
AlWatan Newspaper, Syria

Emphasizing that Investment in Culture is Principle in Development,
Prince Karim Aga Khan, in an Exclusive Interview with ‘Al Watan’: My Visit to Syria is Very Special to Me

By Waddah Abed Rabo

Prince Karim Aga Khan, the Imam of the Ismaili Muslim, has accentuated the

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by P2, Portugal - 2008-07

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P2

The Western world should accept that Islam does not separate the world from
faith.

He considers himself a spiritual leader as opposed to a powerful
businessman. He is interested in fighting poverty by promoting
self-sufficiency to people and culture. He believes that calling upon faith
in conflict situations affects all religions. The Aga Khan, spiritual leader
of the Ismaili Muslims, 71 years of age, rarely gives interviews. During his
passage through Lisbon, some days ago, he spoke to P2.

*By António Marujo and Faranaz Keshavjee*

L'ethique de l'islam guide toute mon activite - 2005-09-18

Source: 
www.jeuneafrique.com/gabarits/articleJAI_online.asp?art_cle=LIN18095lthiqtivitc0

A la fois chef spirituel, mécène, homme d'affaires et philanthrope, le 49e imam héréditaire des chiites ismaéliens consacre son temps et sa fortune à l'amélioration des conditions de vie des populations défavorisées. Le réseau d'institutions caritatives qu'il dirige agit en Asie et sur tout le continent.

Interview.

Mali TV Interview English/Fran&#231;ais - H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP</I> - 2005-07-30

Q: You have come to Mali several times. What is your aim this time?AK: As you know I am coming from Burkina and this trip is a trip so see our activities in West Africa, to assess the situation at a time when Africa is in the process of taking very very important global dimensions, so I have come to look and listen.
Q: You are investing a lot in the industries in Mali, are you satisfied of the operations here in Mali?


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