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article 31 March 2015 World, Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari, winner of Nigeria's presidential election
by Did Boko Haram win Nigeria's election for Muhammadu Buhari?

New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in part owes his election victory to Boko Haram, a group that tried to assassinate him, Channel 4 News analysis shows.

article 30 January 2015 World, Iraq
Islamic State's new global tactics
by Islamic State's 'exceedingly dangerous' new tactics

The killing of at least 30 security personnel in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula could be more than just jihadist violence - but an indication of new and dangerous tactics from the Islamic State group.

article 20 January 2015 Science
News
by Will super-intelligent machines kill us all?

A fictional story goes that scientists turn on an artificially intelligent machine and the first question they ask is: "Is there a god". The machine responds "There is now".

article 19 January 2015 World, Nigeria
Boko Haram
by Boko Haram continues its 'war on children'

Cameroon's army says it has freed 24 of the hostages kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram at the weekend - an attack in which 80 people were taken including 50 children.

article 08 January 2015 World, Sri Lanka
A police officer outside a Sri Lankan polling station (Reuters)
by Sri Lanka's election: dog heads, threats and Charlie Hebdo

As voting closes in Sri Lanka's elections, the biggest challenge to Mahinda Rajapaksa's presidency in 15 years, there are accusations of violent intimidation and misuse of public property.

article 26 November 2014 UK
Islamic State
by Forget Facebook: jihadists are using different networks

Facebook faces criticism for failing to act over an online chat in which one of Lee Rigby's murderers discussed "killing a soldier" - but it is hardly the only route terrorists use to communicate.

video 24 October 2014 UK

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Trolled cyclist wants justice after kicking - video

Raphael Carrondo, who was on the receiving end of cyclist-on-cyclist violence, tells Channel 4 News there is no excuse for kicking a cyclist's front wheel - and he wants justice.

article 20 October 2014 World
Daeshbags
by Islamic State: just a bunch of #daeshbags?

A new hashtag is taking off on Twitter, and for once it is not One Direction related. It is #daeshbags - and it fits into an online movement ridiculing the #IslamicState group.

article 16 October 2014 UK
Kieran Stanbridge
by 'I knew they were watching me': inside online bullying

How would you cope with a bullying that followed you everywhere you went? For young people on social media apps, cyber-bullying is an ever-present menace.