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Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan-2001-11-08

Source: 
www.ismaili.net

LBC: Good evening your Highness, we are honoured that you are giving us an interview for the (LBC) channel. Well, we came to Aleppo because you are here, for a Syrian visit. But of course, there is an occasion; there was the ceremony of the Award for Architecture. You said in your speech, which I personally liked very much on many points, we'll talk about it later, you said in your speech that you consider the Aleppo citadel, and I am not sure I am translating accurately what you said, that you consider it as a personal quest to take place in history and in the heritage.

AK: Yes….

The Aga Khan and LBC-2001-11-08

Source: 
www.ismaili.net

LBC: Bonsoir Votre Altesse, nous sommes honorés que vous nous donniez un entretien pour la chaîne. Bon, nous sommes venus à Alep parce que vous êtes là, pour un séjour syrien. Mais bien sûr qu'il y a une occasion, il y avait la cérémonie de la remise du prix de l'architecture.

Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan-2001-10-31

Source: 
www.akdn.org

Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan

by Robert Ivy, FAIA Editor in Chief, Architectural Record
(Aiglemont, August 31, 2001)

Robert Ivy: As Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, you lead a religious community that is an important branch of Islam and that resides on four continents. You have personally expressed an affinity for Islamic architecture. How have Muslim traditions and Islamic teaching affected your appreciation for architecture? Which great works of architecture have had special meaning for you?

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

Source: 
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

Bild - PRINZESSIN INAARA - INTERVIEW - 2003-09-16

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www.bild.t

Prinzessin Inaara, die Ehefrau des Aga KhanIhr Kampf gegen das Böse
und für die Kinder dieser Welt
Von INGA GRIESE
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More - NO CONFLICT BETWEEN ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY - 2004-09-12

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www.dw-world.de/english/0,1594,1433_A_1325811_1_A,00.html Deutsche Welle

See the Video of the Interview in the link below the text.

There's No Conflict Between Islam and Democracy'In an interview with Deutsche Welle, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, the hereditary imam of Shiite Ismaili Muslims, argues that today's Middle Eastern terrorists are fueled by political motivations and not religion.

Your majesty, the world is shocked by terrorist attacks that are carried out by people who claim to be fighting for Islam. You, as a prominent Muslim leader, have claimed that Islam is a religion of peace. Does that mean that Islam has two faces?

Interview - Bringer of hope and fine architecture - BRINGER OF HOPE AND FINE ARCHITECTURE - 2005-05-06

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http://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/article.asp?idart=11781 The Art Newspaper

in a rare interview, His Highness the Aga Khan describes his global approach to helping Islamic communities help themselves, while also restoring their past heritage

Interview - The World: The war in Iraq - CREDIBLE DEMOCRACY WILL TAKE TIME - 2003-04-07

How do you see the current conflict in Iraq?

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by Rajiv Mehrotra of DD TV - ALL SET FOR AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 2004-11-27

RM: Your Highness, you are an inspiration to millions of Muslims around the world. We have traditionally associated religious leaders with austerity, with denials in a sense. You embody a fullness of life. What is the world view that circumscribes your work as an Imam?

Education has not kept pace with globalisation - MONUMENTAL MAGIC AT AGA KHAN AWARDS - 2004-11-28

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epaperarchive.timesofindia.com/Repository/ml.asp?Ref=Q0FQLzIwMDQvMTEvMjcjQXIwMDIwMA==&Mode=HTML&Locale=english-skin-custom Times Of India Delhi

Religious leadership has always been linked with high finance. Uniquely, the institution of the Aga Khan has come to carry the ultimate lifestyle label as well. The triple burden sits lightly on the sharply cut shoulder pads of the present incumbent, revered by his 15 million followers in 25 countries as the 49th direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. Anointed at 20, Prince Karim, now 68, has steered clear of both fundamentalism and the flashy life which killed his father, Prince Aly Khan.

Aga Khan Development Network looks to hotel as important asset to support Afghanistan economic development - CREDIBLE DEMOCRACY WILL TAKE TIME - 2003-04-07

The following is a free translation of an interview published in the French daily newspaper 'La Croix' onTuesday, April 8, 2003 entitled 'Il sera difficile d'organiser la démocratie en Irak'.
The translator makes no guarantees on the accuracy of this translation. Please refer to the original French
text for a precise account of the interview.
World - The war in Iraq
'It will be difficult to organize democracy in Iraq'
In an exclusive interview to 'La Croix', the Aga Khan underlines how much war
destabilizes the Middle East. He believes that democracy should be given time to

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 P2, Portugal - 2008-07

Source: 
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*

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

Source: 
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

MORE THOUGHTS ON HUMAN HAPPINESS - By Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah - 1931-11-02

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Interview granted to The Daily Sketch

Articles written by or Interviews granted of His Highness Sir Sultan Mohammed Shah - The Aga Khan III
Published by Mr Ismail M. Jaffer. Ismaili House, Bombay, India.

THERE IS HAPPINESS IN RELIGION, NATURE, ART AND SPORT


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