Specialist coverage by country
Channel 4 News focuses on a number of countries around the world bringing you in-depth new stories. Please select a country from the list below.

Sierra Leone

Ebola: Commonwealth athletes fight for right to remain in UK 23 October 2014

With Ebola ravaging their nation, 26 of the Commonwealth Games boxing squad from Sierra Leone are begging the UK government to let them stay. They tell Jonathan Miller about their plight.

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Canada honours its gun attack hero 23 October 2014

He's the ceremonial sergeant at arms who shot and killed the gunman after he stormed the parliament building. He received a hero's welcome there as the government vowed never to give in to terrorism.

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Ebola stigma: 'We're all affected, but we're not infected' 23 October 2014

Liberian Shoana Solomon, who launched a campaign to improve public awareness after facing Ebola stigma in the USA, tells Channel 4 News "there's a human face here".

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The horror in Homs, Syria
The horror in Homs 22 February 2012

As the bombardment in the Syrian city of Homs continues, Channel 4 News broadcasts a special report from a photographer who captures with shocking clarity the intense assault on the city.

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Is Russia's Valeriya a Kremlin cheerleader? - video 21 October 2014

For Russian pop star Valeriya, tonight's London concert is a dream come true. But critics want to ban her because she supports Vladimir Putin's anti-gay legislation and his annexation of Crimea.

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South Africa

Pistorius gets five years - but may serve less than one 21 October 2014

Oscar Pistorius is given five years in prison in a sentence the judge hoped was "fair and just both to society and the accused". But legal experts say he may serve just 10 or 20 months in jail.

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