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Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

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President Trump in Paris for Bastille Day and Author of 'The Sixth Extinction.'

An itinerary that includes a visit to Napoleon's Tomb, dinner at the Eiffel Tower and a full dress military parade from President to Macron to President Trump. Could this be the new odd couple of international affairs? CNN analyst and an expert on Foreign Policy Josh Rogin explains in detail. Scientists say that a 'catastrophic annihilation' of wildlife is underway and humans are to blame. We hear more from author Elizabeth Kolbert who has travelled the world to document the, "Sixth Mass Extinction."

'Risk': The all-access documentary about Julian Assange

A rare interview with award-winning documentary maker Laura Poitras and producer Brenda Coughlin on their documentary 'Risk,' about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. As President Trump lands in France tomorrow to stand by side by side with President Macron to mark Bastille Day, we speak to Editor in Chief of Paris Match Olivier Royant. Can President Trump find common ground with the globalist French Leader?

Are Trump Jr emails the smoking gun? Venezuela: Wife of Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez speaks out

Donald Trump Jr. has released the email chains on his Russian meeting. CNN's Legal Analyst Laura Coates explains the latest bombshell on the Trump-Russian saga. Israeli's Former Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya'alon plans to run for Prime Minister, he believes Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted - 'absolutely.' One of the most prominent political Venezuelan activists, Leopoldo Lopez has just been released from prison. We speak to his wife Lilian Tintori from Caracas who is now, "full of hope."

Exclusive: J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling sits down in a rare and exclusive interview with Christiane Amanpour. The magic of Harry Potter transformed her into the most famous, most-loved and most celebrated author of our time. J.K. Rowling opens up about her other huge passion in her life, the mission to get every institutionalized child out of orphanages through her charity, 'Lumos.'

Trump in Europe for the G20 Summit and Canada's Foreign Minister on 'global leadership'

A warm reception in Poland for President Trump but will it be the same at the G20 Summit? We have a live report from CNN's Dan Merica from Hamburg in Germany where the summit is held this year. We also speak to Bartosz Wielinski, Foreign Editor at the Polish media Gazeta Wybrocza. As world leaders gather together to discuss climate change and security issues, is the US leaving a global leadership void? We speak to Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland who says, "US role in international order is "absolutely essential."

Qatari Foreign Minister responds to Arab Quartet demands and a power push for education at G20

The deadline is up for Qatar to meet a list of demands by Saudi Arabia. In an interview with Christiane Amanpour, Qatari Foreign Minster minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says that, "we are not going to comply with anything against the international law." Julia Gillard, Australia's Former Prime Minister believes quality education is good for sustainable growth around the world. Her current role is to chair the 'Global Partnership for Education' and she's taking these issues to the negotiating tables at the G20 summit.

North Korea's missile test and Italy demands help with its refugee crisis

As North Korea succeeds in testing its first intercontinental ballistic missile, we speak to former CIA Officer Bruce Klinger. He was one of the very few Western officials to meet with North Korean diplomats and calls the ICBM test a, "startling development." The surge of migrants and refugees taking the deadly trip across the Mediterranean to Italy is rapidly spiking. We speak to Italy's EU Minister, Sandro Gozi who says the solution to the migrant crisis "must involve strengthening the Libyan coastguard."

Trump: A wrestling match with the media and facing the climate drama at G20

We discuss about 'that' video where President Trump tweeted a clip of an actual appearance he once made on a wrestling show. The "victim's" head was a CNN logo. Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis is on the programme to discuss how the US Presidency is perceived at home and abroad. Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting the G20 summit this year and climate change is one of the main issues for the meeting table. Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate chief says that pulling out of the Paris climate deal, "sad, " and "will not make America Great Again."

Iraq: Absence in US leadership and ISIS in the Philippines

As the fighting intensifies in Mosul and the Iraqi government is declaring an end to ISIS, Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi is on the show and he says US was "absent from its traditional role in maintaining global stability." In the Philippines, ISIS recently captured the city of Marawi, we speak to Ivan Watson who was in the field speaking to victims and doctors that say, "it's the first time I've seen this huge number of casualties."

The conundrum over North Korea and the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover with Chris Patten

The US says, "all options are on the table," in face of provocation from North Korea. Sue Mi Terry just met with North Korean officials. She was a former CIA analyst and a top official on Korean issues at the National Security Council under President Bush and Obama, she says Trump's closest advisers know that, "military option is not doable." The long road to democracy, Lord Chris Patten on the Chinese President's first trip to Hong Kong and how the UK is now perceived on the global stage.

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