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.
The European Union has threatened to stop Covid vaccine exports to the UK unless the continent gets its “fair share”. Yet at the very moment that Europe complains that AstraZeneca has not kept its promises, 16 EU countries are not using the vaccines they have, amid concerns about blood clots.
The Prime Minister has laid out Britain’s foreign and defence priorities in what he described as the most comprehensive policy review since the Cold War. China and Russia were listed as the biggest state threats. And there are plans to increase the UK’s number of nuclear warheads.
Leading members of the US Congress are calling for more sanctions on China after it ignored foreign critics and passed a new law, reducing the proportion of democratically elected lawmakers in Hong Kong.
One year on from locking down, Italy’s new Prime Minister today described the country’s death toll of over 100,000 as a “terrible threshold”.
The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in prison, with two of them suspended, after he was found guilty of corruption and influence peddling.
US intelligence report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to capture or kill the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
US is set to release a declassified intelligence report implicating the Saudi Crown Prince in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
It is a model of what the future could look like – Israel, which is now coming out of lockdown, after almost half all Israelis received their first vaccine dose.
While Israel’s prime minister is still waiting for a phone call from President Biden, so are the King and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. The Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was released from jail yesterday, in what may have been a token offering to Washington. Her family thanked Mr Biden, who has placed human…
The prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has been freed after more than 1,000 days in prison.
Rescuers in northern India are still trying to reach dozens of power plant workers who are trapped in an underground tunnel.
President Macron and his ministers have publicly criticised the UK’s vaccine rollout strategy, claiming the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine appears “quasi-ineffective” in the over 65s.
President Biden might be facing an overflowing domestic in-tray this week, but he’s also got his work cut out for him on the foreign policy front – from Iran and the Middle East to global security. In the latest move, his officials say he is seeking a five-year extension on the US-Russia nuclear arms treaty,…
A Russian judge has imprisoned the opposition leader Alexei Navalny for 30 days. The hearing took place not in court, but a police station, with Navalny’s lawyer given barely any notice. The UK and other European countries are understood to be weighing possible further sanctions.
For his entire presidency, Donald Trump has been accused of harnessing the hate that was unleashed on Capitol Hill. But will that be his legacy? How will the Republican leaders whose support enabled him, and President-elect Biden, who will succeed him, move forward from here?