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World / Afghanistan Britain to back Afghanistan 'every step of the way' - video 04 December 2014 Jonathan Rugman

"We'll be with you every step of the way", David Cameron's tells the Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in London today, as the two leaders attended a special conference on the future of Afghanistan.

Save The Children richer than ever thanks to the policies of Tony Blair 26 November 2014

As they protest the decision of their US colleagues to give a legacy award to Tony Blair, are the UK staff of Save The Children guilty of biting the hand that feeds them?

Ukraine one year on: prepare for a cold diplomatic winter 21 November 2014

It's overstating things to say Russia and the west have entered a new cold war. But one year after the Ukraine crisis began, the situation is still deeply depressing.

Why the government believes we need new jihadi terror laws 14 November 2014

It is a mark of how worried British security officials are that the coalition government is intent on pushing through new anti-terror laws.

Could Alan Turing have worked for our modern security services? 11 November 2014

This week sees the opening of a film about codebreaker Alan Turing's work at Bletchley Park. Would there be room for him in today's MI6? Former spy chief John Scarlett thinks so.

Culture Breaking the code again - 70 years after Enigma 07 November 2014 Jonathan Rugman

Ahead of the premiere of The Imitation Game, the story of codebreaker Alan Turing, former MI6 chief Sir John Scarlett compares modern code-breaking with the challenges of the Enigma machine.

World / Russia Is Russia's Valeriya a Kremlin cheerleader? - video 21 October 2014 Channel 4 News

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.

First film from ground level of RAF strike in Iraq 02 October 2014

We don't know if there were civilian casualties: the peshmerga said they feared the jihadists had forced women to accompany them as human shields.

British strikes on Islamic State group begin: the view from Iraq 30 September 2014

As RAF Tornados carry out their first strikes against Islamic State militants, I report on what this means on the ground from Dohuk, northern Iraq.

Syrian town appeals for help 25 September 2014

The controversy over bombing inside Syria has left one town appealing for foreign help. Kurdish militia defending Kobane say they need coordinated air strikes to stop the IS advance.