Jonathan Miller , Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Before moving to Asia in 2015, he spent 12 years reporting out of London on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for Channel 4 News. He is the author of Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines, a biography of the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody rule he has documented for this programme.

  • 28 Sep 2018

    “My only sin is extrajudicial killings.” That’s the surprise confession the President of the Philippines appeared to make today. It’s the first time Rodrigo Duterte has admitted to the killings which happened during his government’s controversial war on drugs, in which thousands of people are believed to have died.

  • 20 Sep 2018

    The Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said Myanmar must ensure there is “no hiding place” for those who carried out crimes against the Rohingya minority – if it is to avoid “a lasting stain on the country’s reputation”.

  • 27 Aug 2018

    The crimes against the Rohingya Muslims include murder, torture, rape, sexual slavery, and enslavement. Crimes so shocking, the report for the UN says that six senior figures in Myanmar’s military should be put on trial for genocide.

  • 24 Aug 2018

    When Malcolm Turnbull rode to power in Australia in 2015, he did so on a wave of optimism, saying he would bring stability to a troubled parliament. But his moderate leadership was always under attack from right wingers in his own Liberal Party. Last night he became the fourth Australian Prime Minister to be ousted in a…

  • 23 Aug 2018

    Once again the knives are out down under, Canberra is living up to its reputation as the world’s back stabbing capital and now Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued an ultimatum – threatening to step down on Friday if his rivals push through another leadership vote. The entire parliament has been suspended while the…

  • 9 Aug 2018

    The International Red Cross says the airstrike hit a bus full of children, parked in a busy market in Dahyan, in Sa’ada province – controlled by the Houthis.

  • 7 Aug 2018

    If the EU and the British Government want to keep trade flowing to protect the Iran nuclear deal, it doesn’t seem to be succeeding.

  • 4 Aug 2018

    Soldiers have begun searching for opposition members who have gone into hiding in the Zimbabwe capital Harare – as 27 members of Nelson Chamisa’s defeated party appeared in court, accused of being involved in this week’s post-election unrest. Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa has praised the ‘flowering of freedom’ and promised to work with his opponents…

  • 3 Aug 2018

    In Zimbabwe, Nelson Chamisa’s MDC Alliance party continues to claim Monday’s presidential election was “stolen” and “fraudulent” after Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared winner with just over 50% of the vote. The first elected head of state since Robert Mugabe’s removal from power in November last year, today called on Zimbabweans to unite after an election marred by…

  • 2 Aug 2018

    Central Harare has been deserted following violent protests that resulted in at least three people being killed. This has led the ruling ZANU PF party to tell supporters of opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, that “we should all lose graciously” amid claims vote rigging had taken place.

  • 1 Aug 2018

    Riots have broken out in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, as armed police clashed with crowds of opposition supporters. At least three people have been killed as security forces opened fire with guns, water cannon and tear gas – while protesters hurled rocks and set fire to cars.

  • 30 Jul 2018

    For the first time ever, Robert Mugabe has not been an election candidate in Zimbabwe. Polls have just closed there in the first full presidential and parliamentary contest since the country’s long serving ruler was ousted. Mr Mugabe – who was in power for 37 years – has announced he would not be voting for…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    They relived the “miracle” moment when they were found deep inside the flooded cave – the Thai schoolboys and their coach have been speaking for the first time about their ordeal. One 14-year-old said it had taught him “not to live life carelessly”, while another just said he’d be in big trouble with his mum.…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    The dozen boys and their football coach’s ordeal began two and a half weeks ago when they first became trapped in the flooding caves. It took nine days before they were found deep below ground, cowering on a mud shelf. They finally began to be brought out on Sunday and today we saw the first…

  • 10 Jul 2018

    “We did something nobody thought possible,” the leader of the Thai cave rescue mission declared today after the last trapped boys and their coach were finally freed, ending their 17-day ordeal. The dangerous, highly complex operation was launched after the group became stranded deep inside the flooded cave. They’ll now be in hospital for at…