Jonathan Rugman's beat includes foreign policy, terrorism and international development.
Jonathan Rugman is Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News. He has reported from the revolutions and uprisings in Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Bahrain and has covered stories as diverse as Somalia's famine, the eurozone crisis and the Haiti earthquake. He was previously the programme's Washington correspondent and Business Correspondent and his reporting from North America, the UK, Asia and Africa has won several awards. Jonathan joined Channel 4 News in 1999. He is the author of "Ataturk's Children: Turkey and the Kurds" and previously worked as Turkey correspondent for the BBC and The Guardian.
The battle for Aleppo is high on the agenda for Alex Younger, the chief of MI6 in a rare public speech inside the agency’s London HQ. Mr Younger said the the UK was facing an unprecedented terror threat and blamed Russian action in Syria for increasing the risk of radical extremism.
“Keep calm and negotiate.” That was the message to Britain today from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator. But Michel Barnier’s words will not have calmed nerves in Westminster, as he made clear that the negotiating time frame would be limited.
As we’ve said, Italy’s political problems could have wider implications for the entire Eurozone.
So in Austria tonight – the tide of right-wing populism has ground to a halt – after the far-right leader Norbert Hofer conceded defeat in the country’s presidential elections.
Last week, the celebrated British photographer David Hamilton was found dead in Paris, after taking his own life. A well known French broadcaster had publicly accused him of raping her when she was just 13. And that prompted many of Hamilton’s former models to allege that his crimes stretched back forty years.
A Thatcherite conservative or a middle of the road professional politician: however you describe him, the former French prime minister Francois Fillon is now the centre-right’s best hope of defeating the National Front’s Marine Le Pen.
Conservatives are choosing a nominee to fight the presidential election.
The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey’s EU membership talks because of the Turkish government’s crackdown since the July coup attempt.
A British-Iranian woman who’s being held in Tehran’s notorious Evin jail has been on hunger strike in protest – and, say her family, she’s at “breaking point”. We talk to her husband Richard Ratcliffe.
It’s his “farewell tour” of Europe. But Barack Obama was keen to use his last appearance alongside the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to put down a marker for his successor, warning Donald Trump to be ready to stand up to Russia if needed. Speaking in Berlin, the President said that Mrs Merkel had been his…
At least 32 people have been reported killed, including five children,as the bombardment of east Aleppo has continued for a second day. Missiles, barrel bombs and artillery shells have rained down on opposition-held areas of the city, some reportedly falling near a children’s hospital.
To Iraq now, where the United Nations says Islamic State militants have carried out mass killings of civilians in the northern city of Mosul.
What will a Trump presidency mean for the wider world? How has the world responded to this electoral shock?
The tide of migration — and with it, unemployment and fear of terrorism — has fuelled the rise of the far-right in Europe, like the Front National in France. The country has 600,000 more people out of work since President Hollande took power.