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World / Australia Vanuatu: 'We are going to have to rebuild everything' 17 March 2015 John Sparks

The grim warning of Vanuatu President Baldwin Lonsdale in the aftermath of the devastating cyclone which hit the Pacific island last week. John Sparks reports.

Emwazi family 'proves innocence' over Jihadi John claims 05 March 2015

The Emwazi family lawyer tells Channel 4 News that his client has absolutely nothing to hide after being accused of "collaborating" with his son Mohammed.

Emwazi family 'need conclusive proof' that their son is Jihadi John 04 March 2015

John Sparks comes face-to-face with the man whose son is thought to be Jihadi John, the gruesome executioner for Islamic State.

World / Kuwait Mohammed Emwazi relatives 'under watch' in Kuwait 01 March 2015 John Sparks

Channel 4 News understands that there are members of the Emwazi family in Kuwait City, including Jasem Emwazi, the father of so-called Jihadi John.

Jailed for satire: Thailand's lese majeste convictions 23 February 2015

They are young and well-educated, a pair of committed pro-democracy activists, but their participation in a student play means they will spend the next two and a half years in a Thai prison.

Thailand: where cut-price plastic surgery is booming... and can be fatal 19 February 2015

Plastic surgery in Thailand is a booming business - but procedures there carry risks, as was shown by the death of a young British woman in a Bangkok clinic last year.

Why is Burma declaring state of emergency in troubled Kokang region? 18 February 2015

Burma's president declares a state of emergency in the Kokang region and imposes a three-month period of martial law, hours after a Red Cross convoy comes under attack.

World / South Korea The price of going 'nuts' on Korean Air - video 13 February 2015 John Sparks

The former Korean Air executive and daughter of the airline's chairman, sentenced to a year in prison for forcing a plane back to the gate after a row over a bag of nuts, appeals against the ruling.

Beaten and starved: the Indonesian maid leading fight against domestic abuse 10 February 2015

A Hong Kong woman is convicted of beating and starving her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked international outrage.

Koh Tao: why have an 'unusual number' of foreigners died there? 28 January 2015

Tourists take the boat to the island of Koh Tao to get away from it all but after a pair of brutal murders, two mysterious deaths, many people may feel inclined to keep well clear.