Inigo Gilmore

  • 26 Jul 2018

    He’s been a star cricketer and a socialite.  Now he’s the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. Imran Khan used his PTI party platform to campaign for an end to corruption and dynastic politics in the country but his opponents say he’s had to rely on the military for support and there was ballot rigging in…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has blamed paramilitary groups and opposition MPs for the deaths of hundreds of people during months of protests against his government, defying calls for him to resign. Human rights activists say the authorities are still arresting hundreds of people, accusing them of serious rights violations.

  • 19 Jul 2018

    The Israeli parliament has approved a highly controversial law to define the country as a Jewish nation state – and remove Arabic as an official language. Critics called it an “evil law” which turned Arabs and other minorities into second class citizens. It’s likely to face a challenge at the Supreme Court, but Israel’s prime…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Donald Trump has furiously defended his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, denouncing “haters” who he accused of “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. It’s just a day after he claimed he had “misspoken” when he appeared to back Mr Putin’s denial of any Russian interference in US elections – comments which provoked outrage from all sides, including leading…

  • 28 Jun 2018

    The Belgian national team are now ranked third in the world by FIFA – and while their footballing abilities are no longer under question, some have cast doubt on the cohesion of the country itself, traditionally divided between Dutch speaking Flemish- and French-speaking Walloons. Inigo Gilmore has been to Belgium for Channel 4 News, to…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    A north London plumber who made hundreds of bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been found guilty of planning a terror attack in Westminster. Khalid Ali was wrestled to the ground by police last April just yards from Downing Street and was found to be carrying three knives. His arrest came a month after…

  • 1 Jun 2018

    A 21-year-old Palestinian medic has been killed in Gaza today near the Israeli border. She is reported to have been shot in the chest, with dozens of other people injured by live fire. In recent weeks more than a hundred Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops, including two journalists. Despite the dangers, one woman has…

  • 10 May 2018

    Israel called the Trump pull-out of the Iran deal a “historic move” even as the decision ramped up tensions across the Middle East. Next week another shock looms, the official – and controversial – opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, a contested city whose status quo has not been decided. For Prime Minister Netanyahu…

  • 13 Apr 2018

    One Palestinian has been killed during fresh unrest along the Israel/Gaza border, as thousands of Palestinians gathered for mass protests. Officials said at least 122 other people were injured after Israeli soldiers opened fire on crowds who set fire to Israeli flags. Israel claimed protesters had repeatedly tried to damage the border fence by hurling…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    In one corner, one of the most valuable companies in the world. In the other – the US President. Amazon is the latest target of Donald Trump’s twitter postings – and CEO Jeff Bezos is paying the price on Wall Street.

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Once an unspoilt Caribbean paradise, last September, Hurricane Irma turned the island of Barbuda into a scene of devastation. But months later, many residents continue to accuse the government of a land grab, by amending laws which have kept the island under common ownership since slavery ended in the 1830s. Barbudan campaigners have brought legal…

  • 1 Dec 2017

    There have been few glimpses of the lavish luxury lifestyles of two of Robert Mugabe’s sons since his fall from power. Bellarmine Chatunga and Robert Junior, his sons by his wife Grace, had earned an international reputation for party excess and big spending in Johannesburg, using social media to document their lifestyle. This while Zimbabwe’s…

  • 18 Nov 2017

    Speculation is rife that Mr Mugabe might go to live in South Africa where there have also been protests against him today. Inigo Gilmore discusses the situation from Johannesberg.

  • 27 Sep 2017

    Roy Moore might be a hardline conservative but right wing American politics has a far more extreme fringe, one that’s growing fast. In August there were violent clashes after a “unite the right” march at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, which left one anti fascist protester dead. Far-right leaders who talk of being emboldened…

  • 15 Aug 2017

    For a moment it fell to Anthony Scaramucci to manage Donald Trump’s message when it came to North Korea and just about everything else. But of course that fellow New Yorker suffered a rapid fall from grace and no longer holds that position.