Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

@CNN Chief International Correspondent and host of @CNNi's nightly global affairs program. Catch it all at

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We are on hiatus for the next two weeks, returning to @cnni  and @PBS  on July 13th. In case you missed it, I will be sharing some of our best highlights from this year over the break. These interviews will also air in our usual timeslot on @PBS  (Check your local listings!)

.⁦ @peggyorenstein ⁩ spoke to me about toxic masculinity: “Boys face a lot of mixed messages that are telling them on one hand to be scrupulous about consent and on the other hand that they should hook up with as many girls as possible...that creates a real contradiction.”

In January, I sat down with actor and director @TimRobbins1 ⁩ to discuss his play, ‘The New Colossus’, ‘The Shawshank Redemption’, and a life’s work in the arts and social activism. Watch the full interview tonight on @PBS ⁩ or head over to .

This week, at a virtual Syria Aid Summit, international donors struggled to raise money for humanitarian aid for a nation destroyed by war and now COVID-19: Early this year, I spoke to ⁦⁩ about the crisis the @NRC_Egelande :

In February, I spoke to @rtraister ⁩ about sexism and racism in US politics. With a field of diverse candidates competing in this election cycle, Traister says we must be wary of a media narrative that often warns voters to be “nervous at all times” of different candidates

In February, I spoke to House @NancyPelosi ⁩ in Munich just after the end of the impeachment process on Capitol Hill. Speaker Pelosi was adamant that the Senate’s decision to not convict President Trump did not vindicate him: “He’s impeached forever, branded with that”

With impeachment raging, I spoke to the man who had a reluctant starring role in the scandal- Ukrainian President ⁦⁦@ZelenskyyUa⁩ A former comedian, Zelensky quipped: “In my previous profession...I wanted to be very popular in the USA. Now I’m very popular in the USA.”

Covid-19 poses a threat not only to the health & livelihood of millions of people worldwide but also to musical & cultural life. @DBarenboim  & @EPahud  have curated the #NewMusicFestival  @boulezsaal  to raise awareness & donations. Let’s #KeepCultureAlive 

Back in February, I spoke with basketball legend @kaj33 . He reflected on the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi, along with seven others, telling me that this “senseless loss of life” has left “a big hole in a lot of people’s lives.”

In February, I spoke with journalist and author @helenlewis  about her book “Difficult Women.” She told me about the story of Erin Pizzey, and why she believes that “the history of feminism has to include people who don't describe themselves as feminists.”


Houston Police Chief@ArtAcevedo : “Let me just say this to the President of the United States, on behalf of the police chiefs of this country: please, if you don’t have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut.”

CNN crew has been released. Governor has apologized. For the record: arresting journalists is the kind of thing that happens in dictatorships and authoritarian regimes. We live in a democracy.

NEW: Venezuela’s in English, gives this message to the American people: We want to reconstruct “our country, our liberty.”

If President Trump knew the facts, he would never have sent that tweet. Here is my (late) camerawoman Margaret Moth, who took a bullet in the face covering the facts and truth in Bosnia. ? #FactsFirstB 

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Defunding @WHO  in the middle of a pandemic is like pulling the plug on firefighters in the aftermath of 9/11.

Some lessons from around the world: the most successful global leaders in fighting coronavirus have communicated clearly, displayed empathy, and always favored science over politics.

Shame on you @Takvim  for publishing FAKE interview with me.

Exclusive: says “you cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about.”