Jonathan Rugman has been Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News for more than a decade.
He reported from the revolutions and uprisings in Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Bahrain and has covered stories as diverse as Somalia's famine, the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, corruption in world football and the Haiti earthquake. In 2016 he won a BAFTA for his reporting on the terrorist attacks in Paris.
He was previously the programme's Washington Correspondent and Business Correspondent and his reporting has won more than 10 awards. He is the author of "Ataturk's Children: Turkey and the Kurds" and previously worked on BBC Radio 4 documentaries and in Turkey for the BBC and The Guardian.
Palmyra, Nimrud, Hatra – to historians, archaeologists and tourists from a different era these are the names of some the gems that have blessed civilisation before ending up under the sledgehammer of Isis.
The two men leading the Brexit negotiations have exchanged gifts and say they’ve made an encouraging start on the business of extricating Britain from the European Union. The Brexit Secretary, David Davis, and the EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, held a full day of talks in Brussels – focusing first on the issues of the…
Allegations of links to Russia have dogged President Trump’s first few months in office – with the White House repeatedly denying any collusion with Moscow to influence last year’s presidential election.
ISIS claimed an attack at the heart of another capital today; Tehran. But the terror and tragedy so familiar elsewhere was a new horror for Iran.
The question of who supports terrorism has sparked the biggest diplomatic spat for years in the Gulf. Qatar has denied Saudi accusations that it supports terror groups, as five Arab states slapped on a travel ban and cut diplomatic ties.
London, Madrid, Paris, Nice, Brussels, Berlin – the list of European cities that know all too well what Manchester is going through is a long one. Leaders from across the globe have reached out in sympathy, shocked by the young ages of the victims targeted while leaving the Ariana Grande concert.
It was meant to be a trip focused on Middle East security, as Donald Trump arrived in Israel claiming a rare opportunity to create a future of harmony and peace. But almost inevitably, his visit was overshadowed by controversy, as the President insisted he had “never mentioned the word or name Israel” during his Oval…
President Trump heads to Saudi Arabia tomorrow for a weekend summit with more than fifty Arab and Muslim leaders.
Promising more pragmatism in their relationship, and a roadmap to reform the EU, the new French President Emmanuel Macron has been holding talks with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, just a day after he was sworn into office.
Whilst Emmanuel Macron won a very decisive victory, his achievement was tempered by the success of the National Front. His opponent Marine Le Pen scored a record result for a far-right party, with more than a third of those who voted backing her.
The two candidates – Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron offer a vision for France and for Europe that could not be more different: to put it bluntly, the run off in France mirrors the political battle of our age between globalisation and nationalism.
Election regulators in France are investigating claims of a “massive and co-ordinated” hack targeting frontrunner Emmanuel Macron.
In France, the far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said whether or not her party wins Sunday’s election, “we changed everything”. Despite lagging over 20 points behind centrist Emmanuel Macron in the polls, the National Front candidate claimed she had won an “ideological victory.”
Joining us now is the local campaign coordinator for the area, Jeremy Brunot.
In defence of liberal values: Barack Obama has made a last minute intervention in the French election to support centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron – saying he was spreading hope not fear.