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US-Iran nuke deal “a new paradigm of international relations”, Iranian envoy tells The Oslo Times

In an exclusive interview with Matthew Classen of The Oslo Times International News Network, Iranian Ambassador to Norway, Majid Nili, discusses the recent US-Iran Nuclear Deal and its prospects for furthering peaceful relations in the region, and internationally. Excerpts: TOT: The recent US-Iran Nuclear Deal is a major policy shift in the region and opens new potentials for more constructive and mutually beneficial relations with the US, western countries in...[ ] Full Article

“We have to take care of the human rights standard at home”, Maria Dahle of Human Rights House tells The Oslo Times

Let me begin by thanking you, Ms. Dahle, for taking the time to interview with us today. Your work with Human Rights House Foundation interests us greatly. Can you tell me little bit about what the Human Rights House does? When you ask about Human Rights House, it is actually the Human Rights House network. We are one of the seven organisations under the Human Rights Foundation. The Human Rights House in Oslo is based on the same model as you have in different other countries. It...[ ] Full Article

Pak can facilitate reconciliation process in Afghanistan: Nat’l Security Adviser Aziz, tells The Oslo Times

Pakistan‘s National Security Adviser, economist and strategist Sartaj Aziz, who is also a key adviser to Pakistan‘s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spoke to The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief Hatef Mokhtar, about his trip to Oslo The importance of education in the developing World and Afghan-Pak relations and the advances the two governments have made in this regards. The Excerpts below give us an insight into the interesting talk that...[ ] Full Article

“A lot of North Korean Defectors are young adults,” Activist, Ji Seong-Ho, Tells The Oslo Times

June 28,Oslo: The living condition of North Korean inside North Korea was further brought under scrutiny after The US State Department released its annual report of human right, which has cited  Human Rights condition he World inside the country among the worst in the World.  According to the report,the Korean government subjected its citizens to rigid controls over many aspects of their lives. The list includes–denial of the freedoms of speech, press,...[ ] Full Article

Former Nigerian State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gideon Dubem Onyia, with The Oslo Times

The former Nigerian State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gideon Dubem Onyia, who was recently in Oslo in a bid to urge Norway to assist Nigeria in its fight against terrorism, spoke to the Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief, Hatef Mokhtar in regards to violent extremism in Nigeria, the cause of terrorism in the country, cyber fraud and the rampant political corruption in Nigeria. The excerpts below gives us an insight into the interesting talk that...[ ] Full Article

Criticizng Islam is not racism : Charlie Hebdo Journalist, Zineb El Rhazoui, tells the Oslo Times

June 19, Oslo: Zineb El Rhazoui is a Morocco-born French journalist and a columnist,religion expert and a critic of Islam for the Paris-based parody magazine Charlie Hebdo, who had been lucky enough to be in Casablanca during the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January.  Ever since the shooting she has become even more vocal about her views on religion. The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief,Hatef Mokhtar spoke with Zineb El Rhazoui...[ ] Full Article

UN’s definition of conflict needs reforms: International mediator Brian Currin, tells The Oslo Times

Brian Currin, is a lawyer more known internationally for his role in mediation and institutional transformation. As member of the Commission for Truth and Reconciliation he played an important role in the negotiation process in South Africa. He has also worked in the political transformation processes in Sri Lanka, Rwanda and the Middle East. He is now co-chairing the Sentencing Review Commission in the North of Ireland, which decides on the early release of...[ ] Full Article
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