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.
Hamas militants have fired rockets towards Jerusalem, after demanding Israel withdraw forces from around the al-Aqsa mosque in the city.
A former Ugandan child soldier who became a rebel commander has been sentenced to 25 years in jail for war crimes at the International Criminal Court.
Calls are growing for a national lockdown in India, with the country’s opposition leader saying there’s simply no other way to stop the spread of coronavirus.
The crisis engulfing India is deepening as the country records more than 370,000 new infections and over 3,500 deaths in the last 24 hours, but the true figure could be many times that.
Medical supplies are beginning to trickle into India to help tackle the overwhelming surge in numbers of people suffering and dying from the virus.
In Russia, thousands of people have taken part in illegal protests in support of Alexei Navalny, who is on hunger strike in prison.
More than half of people in England live in areas which have barely recorded any new Covid cases – with some showing increases close to zero for more than a month. The latest 24-hour government figures show 106,000 people received their first dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday, more than 450,000 people had their second…
Eleven more anti-coup protesters are reported to have been killed by security forces in Myanmar – more than 600 people have died so far in the crackdown.
So what about developing countries which are desperate to rollout any vaccines – but are still struggling for supplies?
Dozens of people are feared to have been killed in a terrorist attack in Mozambique.
Turkey has chosen the Chinese vaccine – rather than western alternatives – as its main weapon against Covid. Yet the Turks are also hosting tens of thousands of exiled Uighurs – and both issues were discussed when China’s foreign minister visited Turkey today. China denies using vaccine deliveries as political leverage, but many Uighurs are…
Israelis had hoped that their fourth election in two years would produce a clear winner.
He was Africa’s biggest Covid denier, denouncing vaccines as a western conspiracy and declaring that the virus could be defeated by prayer. Now, Tanzania’s president John Magufuli has died at the age of 61, amid rumours that he had contracted the disease.
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.